Ricardo Alberto Silveira de Carvalho
born 18 May 1978 in Amarante, Portugal), is a Portuguese footballer who plays as acentre back for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid, and for the Portuguese national team.
Carvalho was born in Amarante where he played for the local team, Amarante Futebol Clube. By his great performance as a youngster, he was spotted by the Portuguese powerhouse, Porto, and in 1996 he was brought to FC Porto Junior team. Between 1997 and 2001 he had loan spells at Leça, where he made his professional debut, Vitória de Setúbal and FC Alverca, but it was in...
"I'M A FOOTBALLEUR WHO ALWAYS GIVES EVERITHING HE'S GOT ON THE PITCH "
Place of Birth: Amarante, Portugal
Date of Birth: 18/05/1978
Weight: 78 kg
Height: 181 cm
Carvalho is best known for his perfect positioning, his foresight and his ability to advance the ball out of the first third.
His career began with Leça prior to signing his professional papers with Porto in 1997. He immediately played on loan for what was his first team and continued gaining experience over the next two seasons with...
Iker Casillas Fernández
born 20 May 1981) is a World Cup-winning Spanish goalkeeper who plays for the Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and serves as captain for both the Spanish national team and Real Madrid. As captain of the national side, he led a young Spanish team to their first European Championship in 44 years, his first senior international honour.
In 2010, he led Spain to their first ever FIFA World Cup and won the Golden Glove for the tournament's best goalkeeper.
Since bursting onto the scene as a teenager, Casillas has been recognised as one of the best...
Real Madrid is a spanish professional football club from Madrid. It was founded in 1902. Since then Madrid is still wearing a traditionally white home kit.
They won 9 UEFA Champions League titles, 32 La Liga titles and 18 Copas Del Rey.