Ricardo Costa  Player Profile

 Ricardo Costa

Ricardo Costa - Football

Country : PortugalClub : Valencia CF
Birthday : 16/05/1981Position : Defence
Location : Gaia 
Height : 1.83 m 
Weight : 80 kg 


Honours from  Ricardo Costa

Bundesliga 2009 (VfL Wolfsburg)
Champions League 2004 (FC Porto)
Club World Cup 2005 (FC Porto)
Europa League 2003 (FC Porto)
SuperLiga 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007 (FC Porto)

Statistics in club of  Ricardo Costa

Season 2013-2014
Matches played: 17
Starts: 17
 Minutes played: 1485'   (87'/match)
 Goal(s): 3  (0.1/match)
 Yellow card: 6  (0.3/match)
 Red card: 1  (0.0/match)


Previous club(s) of  Ricardo Costa

  National Ch.Champions LeagueEuropa League
SeasonClub M. Goals M. Goals M. Goals
2013-2014Valencia CF17381
2012-2013Valencia CF2646
2011-2012Valencia CF1251
2010-2011Valencia CF2971
2009-2010VfL Wolfsburg1115
2009-2010Lille OSC101
2008-2009VfL Wolfsburg1136
2007-2008VfL Wolfsburg202
2006-2007FC Porto52
2005-2006FC Porto1513
2004-2005FC Porto24161
2003-2004FC Porto912

Ricardo Costa on Eurosport

Bento springs surprises in Portugal squad

Bento springs surprises in Portugal squad - 28/02/2014 - Football - World Cup

Portugal sprang several surprises when naming their squad on Friday for the midweek friendly with Cameroon.

Valencia stun Barcelona at Camp Nou

Valencia stun Barcelona at Camp Nou - 01/02/2014 - Football - Liga

Valencia snatched a shock 3-2 win at 10-man Barcelona, dealing a huge title blow to Tata Martino’s side.

Costa: ‘Djukic didn’t demand enough’

Costa: ‘Djukic didn’t demand enough’ - 02/01/2014 - Football - Liga

Ricardo Costa has criticised Miroslav Djukic for not ‘demanding the maximum’ from the Valencia players when he was coach.

Portugal name uncapped Carvalho in Sweden play-off squad

Portugal name uncapped Carvalho in Sweden play-off squad - 08/11/2013 - Football - World Cup

Portugal coach Paulo Bento called up uncapped Sporting midfielder William Carvalho in his squad for the play-off with Sweden.

Costa: Every mistake has been a goal

Costa: Every mistake has been a goal - 28/10/2013 - Football - Liga

Ricardo Costa has reflected that Valencia’s tendency to over-complicate their play is the reason for their inconsistency.

Atletico thrash Betis to tighten grip on second spot

Atletico thrash Betis to tighten grip on second spot - 28/10/2013 - Football - Liga

Round-up: David Villa struck twice as Atletico Madrid stayed hard on the heels of Barcelona with a 5-0 win against Real Betis.

Ronaldo tight-lipped on "deliberate" Portugal booking

Ronaldo tight-lipped on "deliberate" Portugal booking - 12/10/2013 - Football - World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo was tight-lipped on claims he deliberately got himself booked to ensure his availability for next month's World Cup qualifiers.

Belgium and Germany lead qualifiers

Belgium and Germany lead qualifiers - 12/10/2013 - Football - World Cup

Belgium, Germany and Switzerland have secured their places at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, with Russia almost certain to join them.

Portugal's automatic qualification hopes suffer big blow

Portugal's automatic qualification hopes suffer big blow - 12/10/2013 - Football - World Cup

Portugal's hopes of securing automatic qualification for next year's World Cup suffered a major blow in a 1-0 loss to Israel.

Portugal 1 Israel 1 - World Cup qualifier result - 11/10/2013 - Football

Portugal 1 Israel 1 - World Cup qualifying Group F result.

Young Portugal full backs called up for qualifiers - 04/10/2013 - Football

Promising full backs Cedric and Andre Almeida earned first call-ups to Portugal's 25-man squad for the last two World Cup Group F qualifiers against Israel and

Valencia lose Postiga to injury

Valencia lose Postiga to injury - 26/09/2013 - Football - Liga

Valencia have confirmed that Helder Postiga will almost certainly miss the weekend match with Rayo Vallecano through injury.

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