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Fernando Meira
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Personal information
Full name Fernando José da Silva Freitas Meira
Date of birth 5 June 1978 (1978-06-05) (age 43)
Place of birth Guimarães, Portugal
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Zenit Saint Petersburg
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1998
1998–1999
1999–2000
2000–2001
2002–2008
2008–2009
2009–
Vitória SC
Felgueiras
Vitória SC
Benfica
Stuttgart
Galatasaray
Zenit Saint Petersburg
National team
2000–2008 Portugal
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Fernando Meira (born 5 June 1978) is a Portuguese football player. He plays for Zenit Saint Petersburg.

Club career statistics

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Portugal League Cup of Portugal Europe Total
1995/96 Vitória SC Portuguese Liga 1 0 1 0
1996/97 14 0 14 0
1997/98 8 0 8 0
1998/99 Felgueiras Liga Honra 33 0 33 0
1999/00 Vitória SC Portuguese Liga 30 2 4 0 - 34 2
2000/01 Benfica Portuguese Liga 31 0 3 0 2 0 36 0
2001/02 15 2 2 0 - 17 2
Germany League DFB-Pokal Europe Total
2001/02 Stuttgart Bundesliga 14 2 0 0 - 14 2
2002/03 31 1 2 0 6 1 39 2
2003/04 32 1 3 0 8 0 43 1
2004/05 16 1 1 0 3 1 20 2
2005/06 32 0 2 0 6 0 40 0
2006/07 20 3 4 0 - 24 3
2007/08 28 3 3 0 6 0 37 3
Turkey League Fortis Turkey Cup Europe Total
2008/09 Galatasaray Süper Lig 21 0 6 0 10 0 37 0
Russia League Russian Cup Europe Total
2009 Zenit Saint Petersburg Premier League 22 1 2 0 2 0 26 1
2009
Country Portugal 132 4 9 0 2 0 143 4
Germany 173 11 15 0 29 2 217 13
Turkey 21 0 6 0 10 0 37 0
Russia 22 1 2 0 2 0 26 1
Total 348 16 32 0 43 2 423 18

International career statistics

Portugal national team
Year Apps Goals
2000 2 0
2001 5 0
2002 4 0
2003 7 0
2004 1 0
2005 7 2
2006 10 0
2007 8 0
2008 8 0
Total 52 2
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