Full Name: Rubén Diogo da Silva Neves
Height: 1.80 m
Nationality: Portugal
Date of Birth: March 13, 1997 (20)
Weight: 80 kg
2nd Nationality: None
Foot: Right

Ruben Neves

Ruben Neves (born 13 March 1997) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for FC Porto as a defensive midfielder.

Full name, Rubén Diogo da Silva Neve.

Youth Career

Has long been one of the stars of FC Porto Academy. In the pre-season 2014, the new manager Julen Lopetegui decided that Ruben was ready to train with the first team and as a reward for his hard work and progress, he got a chance to start a friendly against Saint-Etienne, where he played very well. Few weeks later he made his professional debut, on 15th August in a league fixture against Maritimo and got himself a debut goal.  He was a captain and a leader of the Portuguese U-17 national team at the2014 U-17 European Championship in Malta , where he led his team to a semi-final, which they lost against winners England. Neves was named among the top 10 talents of the tournament by a selection of UEFA reporters.

Became the youngest player to start as captain in the UEFA Champions League aged 18 years 221 days.

Club career
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