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Nuno Gomes

Nuno Gomes

Nuno Miguel Soares Pereira Ribeiro, known as Nuno Gomes, is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a striker. He was given the nickname Gomes during childhood after Fernando Gomes, and was one of the country's most recognisable offensive players in the 1990s/2000s; he consistently scored for both club and country, and was capable of being a good link-up player, accumulating a number of assists throughout his career, which was spent mainly with Benfica, for which he netted 166 goals in 398 games over the course of 12 professional seasons. Gomes represented Portugal in two World Cups and three European Championships. He helped the national team finish second at Euro 2004 and third ... more on Wikipedia

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