Luis Figo (full name Luis Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo) was born on November 4, 1972 in Almada, Portugal. He is a professional Portuguese footballer. Luis Figo was nominated as the 2000 European Footballer of the Year, the 2001 FIFA World Player of the Year, and was named amongest the FIFA 100. He have played for both the Spanish rival clubs FC Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Biography and Career :
As a youth player he played for Os Pastilhas and Sporting CP. In 1989 he became a professional player and started training with Sporting CP. In 137 matches he scored sixteen times.
Between 1995 and 2000 he was the player of FC Barcelona. He scored thirty goals in 172 matches. After FC Barcelona he moved to Real Madrid. He helped his team very much and during the years became one of th
e most popular players in the world. Now he is playing for Inter Milan in Italy.
Regarding his national team he has been helping them since 1991. He managed to score 32 goals in 127 matches.
In 2001 he married Helen Svedin. Now the couple has three children: Daniela, Martina and Stella. His wife was a famous model and she comes from Sweden. Their daughters were born in 1999, 2002 and 2004.
During the years he won many awards and honors, including Ballon d'Or in 2000, in 2001 FIFA World Player of the Year and Portuguese Footballer of the Year in 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000.
- Height: 180 cm
- Playing Position: midfielder and winger.
- His parents are Antonio and Maria Joana.
- Torrente 3: El protector (2005)
Club Career :
- Sporting CP (1989-1995)
- FC Barcelona (1995-2000)
- Real Madrid (2000-2005)
- Internazionale (2005- present)
With Sporting C.P.
- Cup of Portugal: 1 - 1995
With FC Barcelona
- La Liga: 2 - 1998, 1999
- Copa del Rey: 2 - 1997, 1998
- Supercopa de Espagna: 1 - 1996
- UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: 1 - 1997
- European Super Cup: 1 - 1997
With Real Madrid
- La Liga: 2 - 2001, 2003
- Supercopa de Espagna: 2 - 2001, 2003
- UEFA Champions League: 1 - 2002
- Intercontinental Cup: 1 - 2002
- European Super Cup: 1 - 2002
With Inter Milan
- Serie A: 2 - 2006, 2007
- Coppa Italia: 1 - 2006
- Italian Super Cup: 2 - 2005, 2006
- UEFA Euro 2004 runner-up
- FIFA U-20 World Cup - 1991
- Ballon d'Or: 1 - 2000
- FIFA World Player of the Year: 1 - 2001
- Portuguese Footballer of the Year: 6 - 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
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