CURRENT CLUB: Valencia (Spain)
Ricardo Costa is a veteran centerback who started two games for Portugal at the 2010 World Cup. He made 20 appearances for Valencia in La Liga this season.
PORTUGUESE NATIONAL TEAM
Costa has appeared sparingly for Portugal since making his debut in 2005. He scored a goal against Israel during World Cup qualifying.
Costa spent six seasons playing for Porto before leaving the club in 2007 to join Wolfsburg. He scored three goals for Valencia in 2013-14.