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Pinto da Costa
Gender Male
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Job Porto President
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Org xxxx National Team
Club as Coach FC Porto [President]

2020 02 19 Retrieve

[Porto reveal Iker Casillas retirement] I was very happy. Casillas had an attitude that touched me a lot, because before announcing the candidacy he made a point of coming to Porto to have lunch with me to communicate that he would make that decision and end his career. He has a great career, in which he has only been in two clubs and we know he has both at heart

2020 03 04 Retrieve

[Porto president Pinto da Costa and Benfica president Luís Filipe Vieira are among those reported to be involved in the investigation as well] Sport Lisboa e Benfica - Futebol SAD and its Chairman of the Board of Directors confirm the search this morning for their facilities, reaffirming their total availability, as always, to collaborate with the authorities in clarifying all issues that may arise be raised under this or any other process

2020 04 18 Retrieve

[Man Utd blocked Mourinho return to Porto after short-term deal had been agreed] We were without a coach in the middle of the season. I approached Mourinho, who had a contract with Manchester United but he was only going to start the following season, and asked if he could come until the end of the season before his move to Manchester. It seemed impossible. But not for him, he said yes. There was a cup final at the time, a league cup final and he said he was coming. And when we were thinking it was possible, Manchester United did not authorise it as they argued that we could be opponents in a European competition. But a lot of people ignore the fact that, without any conditions, Mourinho was available to spend half a season at Porto in an emergency. It is a fact that is unknown, but it shows the affection he had [for the club]