The attacking-midfielder Chiquinho stood out at Leixões and Académica and exploded at Moreirense before arriving at Benfica.
Chiquinho began playing football at Roriz, he represented ADR Pasteleira, had a spell at Boavista, but was playing for Leixões that he made his senior debut. He was loaned out to Gondomar and had an experience playing abroad, at NK Lokomotiva, from Croatia. But he returned to Portugal to play for Académica.
At Académica, Chiquinho's talent skyrocketed and made him win the Revelation Player of the 2nd Division Award in 2017/18.
At Moreirense, in 2018/19, he carried out a season with impressive numbers: 10 goals in 38 matches.
Chiquinho has the quality and he is a footballer who brings a lot to the game, not only goals but also attacking volume and individual technical ability.