Football

18 June 2022, 14h33

STATEMENTS TO BTV

João Miguel Fins Veloso, a 16-year-old midfielder (26.06.2005), penned a professional contract with Sport Lisboa e Benfica.

" It is a source of pride for me and my family. It is also a sign that the Club is investing in me. I want to thank Benfica for having believed me throughout these 10 years", assumed the midfielder, to BTV, after signing the new contract.

In the 2021/22 season, the midfielder played for two tiers, Under-19, and Under-17 played 33 matches and scored four goals.

About to turn 17 (June 26), João Veloso is an international with Portugal’s youth national teams and has 23 caps (U-16: six matches and one goal; U-17: 17 games and five goals).

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Text: Editorial Staff
Photos: João Paulo Trindade and Cátia Luís / SL Benfica
Last update: Saturday, June 18, 2022

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