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Manuel Vasques

Manuel Vasques
Personal information
Full nameManuel Soeiro Vasques
Date of birth29 July 1926
Place of birthBarreiro, Portugal
Date of death10 July 2003
Playing positionForward
Senior career*
1943-1946GD CUF
1946-1959Sporting CP349(225)
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Manuel Soeiro Vasques (29 July 1926 - 10 July 2003), born in Barreiro, Portugal, was a Portuguese football player who played as forward, for Sporting CP in the 1940s and 1950s. Vasques was the Portuguese league topscorer in the season 1950/51. He was one of the famous Cinco Violinos (Five Violins), that included José Travassos, António Jesus Correia, Fernando Peyroteo and Albano.

International career

Manuel Vasques played 26 caps and scored 7 goals for the Portugal national team. He made his debut against Spain at 21 March 1948 in a 2-0 defeat in Madrid, in a friendly match. He played his last game 16 June 1957 in São Paulo against Brazil in a 3-0 defeat, in another friendly.

External links

  • Stats and profile at Zerozero
  • Stats at ForaDeJogo (Portuguese)
  • Eu-Football data

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