The right-back Tomás Tavares spent all his formative years at Benfica’s Academy and was promoted to the first team. He was National Champion with the U-17s and the 15s.
He arrived at the Club at the age of 9 and rose through the ranks, winning titles with the U-15s and
U-17s. At 1,87 m tall, he is a very solid left-back in defensive terms and who likes to run down the
right flank, where he prefers to play.
He has a contract with Benfica until 2024, something that confirms the bet that Benfica wants to lay on
the youngster. He is usually called up for Portugal’s youth teams for which he has racked up several