Luís Boa Morte is a former professional football player. He has played for Fulham FC and as of 2023, coaches them. In the 2004-2005 season, he was named the Fulham Player of the Year. Teams he has played for included Arsenal, Chesterfield, and Southampton.

Player Profile, Personal Life, and Youth Career

Luís Boa Morte Pereira was born on August 4, 1977 in Lisbon, Portugal. He stands 178 cm tall and he is a winger and midfielder.

He is the uncle of Aylton Boa Morte who also played football professionally.

Position Midfielder
Height / weight 1.78 m /
Born 4 Aug 1977
Nationality Portugal Portugal
Team History
Chesterfield FC Chesterfield 2012 - 2013
Athlitiki Enosi Larissa F.C. 2011 - 2012
Orlando Pirates FC Orlando Pirates 2012
14 west ham united fc West Ham 2007 - 2011
88 fulham fc Fulham 2001 - 2007
88 fulham fc Fulham 2000 - 2001 (loan)
273 southampton fc Soton 1999 - 2001
4 arsenal fc Arsenal 1997 - 1999
Lourinhanense 1996 - 1997 (loan)
245 sporting clube de portugal Sporting 1996 - 1997

Senior Career

Luis Boa Morte started his club football career at Portuguese giant Sporting Lisbon. Then he was signed by Arsenal in 1997 but could last only two seasons, scoring no goals in 25 Premier League matches.

However, he played a few matches in the UEFA Champions League for the Gunners.

Boa Morte then played for Southampton for two years but without much success and was signed by Fulham in 2001 after he spent the 2000-2001 season on loan at the London side.

He established himself at Craven Cottage and became a hugely important player for the Cottagers, scoring 25 goals in 166 league matches. He played for Fulham for almost six years and he then moved to West Ham United in January 2007 on a three-and-a-half-year contract for a reported 5 million pounds transfer fee.

Boa Morte made his debut for the Hammers against Brighton in the FA Cup and went on to establish himself in the first team of West Ham on a regular basis.

After his time with West Ham, he started playing for AEL, and then in 2012, he was signed with the Orlando Pirates. The last professional team he signed with before retiring was Chesterfield. He last played professionally in 2013.

Luis Boa Morte made his international debut for Portugal against France in April 2001 and has scored 2 goals in 25 international matches for his nation. Boa Morte was part of the Portuguese national squad that reached the semi-finals of the 2006 Germany World Cup finals.

After he retired in 2013, he started coaching. In 2018, he became the manager of Portimonense’s U23 squad. In 2019, he became an assistant manager at Everton alongside Marco Silva. In July 2021, he became the coach for Fulham.

Individual Honors

  • 2004–05 - Fulham Player of the Year

Team History:

International Career

  • 2004 - Portugal Olympic
  • 2001–2009 - Portugal

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