List of the best soccer players from Cape Verde. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Cape Verde, along with photos when available. This list of best Cape Verde soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Cape Verde soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.
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- 1Luís Carlos Almeida da Cunha ComM (born 17 November 1986), commonly known as Nani (Portuguese pronunciation: [naˈni]), is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a winger for Orlando City... more
- 2Fernando Damián Tissone Rodrigues (born 24 July 1986) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Portuguese club Nacional.... more
Mickaël TavaresMidfielderMickaël Zidro Tavares (born 25 October 1982) is a Senegalese footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder, and who is currently a free agent. He has twenty-five caps for the Senegalese national... more
Janício MartinsDefenderJanício de Jesus Gomes Martins (born 30 November 1979), known simply as Janício, is a Cape Verdean retired footballer who played as a right back.... more
Ryan MendesForwardRyan Isaac Mendes da Graça (born 8 January 1990) is a Cape Verdean football winger who plays for Sharjah.... more
Fernando VarelaDefender, MidfielderFernando Varela may refer to: Fernando Varela (Spanish footballer) (born 1979), Spanish footballer Fernando Varela (Cape Verdean footballer) (born 1987), Cape Verdean footballer Fernando Varela... more
Valter BorgesMidfielderValter Gazalanas Borges (born 9 November 1988) is a Cape Verdean international footballer who plays professionally as a midfielder.... more
StopiraDefenderIanique dos Santos Tavares (born 20 May 1988), commonly known as Stopira, is a Cape Verdean professional footballer who plays for Hungarian club Fehérvár FC as a left back.... more
Fredson TavaresGoalkeeperFredson Jorge Ramos Tavares (born 25 July 1982), known as Fock, is a Cape Verdean footballer who plays for Batuque FC as a goalkeeper.... more
Nando Maria NevesDefenderFernando "Nando" Maria Neves (born June 9, 1978) is a retired Cape Verdean football defender who played for the Cape Verde national football team.... more
Héldon RamosForward, MidfielderHéldon Augusto Almeida Ramos (born 14 November 1988), known simply as Héldon and sometimes nicknamed Nhuck (pronounced [ɲuk]), is a Cape Verdean professional footballer who plays for Saudi club... more
- 13Gelson da Conceição Tavares Fernandes (born 2 September 1986) is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for German club Eintracht Frankfurt. He also plays for the... more
- 14José Emílio Robalo Furtado (born 14 March 1983) is a Cape Verdean professional former footballer who played as a striker. He also holds Portuguese citizenship.... more
- 15Oceano Andrade da Cruz (born 29 July 1962), known simply as Oceano, is a Portuguese retired footballer, and is the assistant manager of the Colombian national team. A defensive midfielder with... more
- 16Rolando Jorge Pires da Fonseca (born 31 August 1985), known simply as Rolando, is a Portuguese footballer who last played for French club Olympique de Marseille as a central defender. ... more
David SilvaMidfielderDavid Mendes da Silva (born 11 October 1986 in Coimbra) is a Portuguese-born Cape Verdean footballer as a winger.... more
- 18Edson Rolando Silva Sousa (born 9 March 1983 in São Vicente, Cape Verde) is a Portuguese football manager and former player. He is the head coach of Falcões do Norte in Cape Verde. He played as a... more
- 19José Luís Mendes Andrade (born 24 January 1991), known as Zé Luís, is a Cape Verdean professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club FC Porto as a striker.... more
José AndradeForwardJosé Manuel Gomes de Andrade (born 1 June 1970), also known as Zé de Angola, is a Cape Verdean retired professional footballer who played as a striker. He also held Portuguese nationality, due to... more
Ericson SilvaMidfielderEricson Jorge Silva Rodrigues Duarte is a Cape Verdian footballer playing for Vitória Setúbal in Primeira Liga as a midfielder.... more
Joazimar SequeiraMidfielderJoazimar Sequeira is a Cape Verdean footballer who plays for Marítimo Funchal B....
- 23Nilton Rogério Cardoso Fernandes (born 7 March 1979), known simply as Nilton, is a Cape Verdean former footballer who played as a midfielder. He spent most of his career in Portugal, amassing... more
Sténio SantosMidfielderSténio dos Santos is a Cape Verdean footballer who plays as a midfielder for Cherno More Varna in the Bulgarian A Football Group.... more
DjaninyForwardJorge Djaniny Tavares Semedo, known as Djaniny, is a Cape Verdean professional footballer who plays for Mexican club Santos Laguna as a forward.... more