João Moutinho or João Filipe Iria Santos Moutinho is a Portuguese football player who plays for F.C. Porto, also being a Portuguese international. Mainly playing as a central midfielder, Joao can also play as a holding or as an attacking midfielder. His major teams include Portugal under 21, Portugal, Portimonense and Sporting CP teams.

At the age of 18, Moutinho, a Portugal international made his debut with the national squad in a 2-0 home friendly match victory against Egypt. Since 2006 FIFA World Cup, he became a regular call-up. In 2008, he made his first goal for the team over Georgia at Estadio do Fontelo in Viseu. He was picked for the men squad-23 for the UEFA Euro, and in the opening match, he assisted on a goal made by Raul Meireles in 2-0 victory against Turkey.

Moreover, Joao played in two UEFA European under 21 football championships, in 2006 against Germany. Though he was not a part of the provisional 24 player list for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Joao was named in the backup list of six players.

Team 1103 sporting clube de braga Sporting Clube de Braga
Position Midfielder
Height / weight 1.7 m / 61 kg
Born 8 Sep 1986
Nationality Portugal Portugal
Team History
1103 sporting clube de braga Sporting Clube de Braga 2023 - present
428 wolverhampton wanderers fc Wolverhampton 2018 - 2023
242 as monaco fc Monaco 2013 - 2018
244 fc porto FC Porto 2010 - 2013
Sporting CP 2004 - 2010
Sporting CP B 2003 - 2004

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