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Luís Manuel Ferreira Delgado’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

IntroAngolan footballer
Is Athlete 
Football player 
Association football player 
From Angola 
Type Sports 
Gendermale
Birth 1 November 1979, Luanda, Luanda Province, Angola
Age:40 years
Stats
Height: 178
Weight: 78

Luís Manuel Ferreira Delgado (born 1 November 1979 in Luanda), is a retired Angolan professional footballer who played mainly as a left defender.

Club career

Delgado began his career with Petro Atletico and joined later to rivals Primeiro de Agosto the best two major football teams in Angolan Championship Girabola. After good performances in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Delgado transferred to French club FC Metz. As result of the promotion of FC Metz to the French Ligue 1, Delgado became the first Angolan football player to play for a team in the top tier of the French football.

On June 5, 2009, the Angola international left-back signed a two-year contract with En Avant de Guingamp on a free transfer.

International career

Delgado has represented Angola in 2 FIFA World Cup qualification matches and was called up to the 2006 World Cup.

National team statistics

Angola national team
YearAppsGoals
1998
199930
200000
200100
200200
200310
200400
200510
2006110
200710
200810
Total