Monday, August 8, 2016

#Portugal @Rio2016 #Soccer U 23 goalkeeper Bruno Varela 21 yrs old left @SLBenfica and signed with @VitoriaFC #Setubal until 2021


Born in Lisbon, Varela joined local S.L. Benfica's youth system at the age of 11. On 22 September 2012, whilst still a junior, he made his professional debut, appearing forthe reserves in a 2–0 away win against C.D. Aves for the Segunda Ligachampionship.[1]


On 2 July 2016, Varela left Benfica and signed with fellow Primeira Liga side Vitória F.C. until June 2021
ull nameBruno Miguel Semedo Varela
Date of birth4 November 1994 (age 21)
Place of birthLisbon, Portugal
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Vitória Setúbal
Number12
Youth career
2002–2006Ponte Frielas
2006–2013Benfica
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2012–2016Benfica B85(0)
2015–2016→ Valladolid (loan)1(0)
2016–Vitória Setúbal0(0)
National team
2009–2010Portugal U163(0)
2010–2011Portugal U177(0)
2011–2012Portugal U186(0)
2012–2013Portugal U1911(0)
2012–2013Portugal U2011(0)
2014–Portugal U217(0)
2016–Portugal U232(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 May 2016.