Manucho

Born: March 7, 1983 (age 34)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Luanda, Angola
Nationality: Angola Angolan

Position: Forward
Team: Real Valladolid (no. 23)
Angola's Manucho during a training session on January 22, 2013
Career History
Senior2009-Real Valladolid
Sports Mole has 63 articles about Manucho. Articles 1 to 40:
Koke celebrates with Fernando 'be back real soon' Torres during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Brentford on April 17, 2016
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Rayo Vallecano
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Atletico Madrid and Rayo Vallecano at the Vicente Calderon.
Apr 29, 23:20
Lionel Messi celebrates with Neymar, Luis Suarez and Gerard 'ereccion' Pique during the La Liga game between Rayo Vallecano and Barcelona on March 3, 2016
Result: Barcelona set new 35-game unbeaten Spanish record
Barcelona set a new Spanish record as they make it 35 games unbeaten in all competitions with a 5-1 victory over nine-man Rayo Vallecano in La Liga on Thursday night.
Mar 3, 21:48
Lionel Messi scores during the La Liga game between Rayo Vallecano and Barcelona on March 3, 2016
Live Commentary: Rayo Vallecano 1-5 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Rayo Vallecano and Barcelona in Madrid, which ended in a 5-1 away win.
Mar 3, 19:00
Manucho of Rayo Vallecano de Madrid in action during the La Liga match between Rayo Vallecano de Madrid and FC Barcelona at Estadio Teresa Rivero on October 4, 2014
Result: Sevilla squander two-goal lead
Goals from Manucho and Miku rescue Rayo Vallecano a 2-2 draw from their home clash against Sevilla.
Feb 21, 12:51
Head coach Diego Pablo Simeone of Atletico de Madrid claps during the UEFA Champions League Group C match between Club Atletico de Madrid and FC Astana at Vicente Calderon stadium on October 21, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
Result: Atletico Madrid book last-eight spot in Copa del Rey
Atletico Madrid book their spot in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey after beating Rayo Vallecano 4-1 on aggregate in their last-16 tie.
Jan 14, 21:20
Aritz Aduriz of Athletic Club Bilbao reacts during the La Liga match between Athletic Club and Levante UD at San Mames Stadium on August 30, 2014
Result: Aritz Aduriz hat-trick gives Athletic Bilbao victory over Rayo Vallecano
Aritz Aduriz nets a hat-trick as Athletic Bilbao defeat Rayo Vallecano 3-0 in Madrid.
Nov 29, 19:03
Roberto Tashorras (L) of Rayo Vallecano de Madrid celebrates scoring their opening goal during the La Liga match between Rayo Vallecano de Madrid and Real Sporting de Gijon at Estadio de Vallecas on September 23, 2015
Result: Rayo Vallecano defeat 10-man Sporting Gijon
Rayo Vallecano win 2-1 against the 10 men of Sporting Gijon at home in La Liga.
Sep 23, 20:59
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Result: Tono saves deny Valencia in season opener against Rayo Vallecano
Valencia are held to a goalless draw by Rayo Vallecano in their season opener, thanks to a number of saves by Tono.
Aug 22, 23:28
Manucho of Rayo Vallecano de Madrid in action during the La Liga match between Rayo Vallecano de Madrid and FC Barcelona at Estadio Teresa Rivero on October 4, 2014
Manucho signs new Rayo Vallecano deal
Former Manchester United striker Manucho signs a contract extension with Rayo Vallecano.
Jul 23, 11:56
Rayo Vallecano's coach Paco Jemez reacts during the Spanish league football match Sevilla FC vs Rayo Vallecano de Madrid at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla on April 26, 2015
Result: Rayo Vallecano see off Getafe as both sides end game with 10 men
Rayo Vallecano could finish their season in the top half of the La Liga table after a 2-0 win against Getafe at the Campo de Futbol de Vallecas.
May 11, 21:36
Sevilla's midfielder Denis Suarez (up) vies with Rayo Vallecano's midfielder Roberto Trashorras (L) and Senegalese defender Abdoulaye Ba (down) during the Spanish league football match Sevilla FC vs Rayo Vallecano de Madrid at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan st
Result: Vicente Iborra, Daniel Carrico send Sevilla fourth
Sevilla move fourth in La Liga after beating wasteful Rayo Vallecano 2-0.
Apr 26, 19:51
Celta's Chilean forward Fabian Orellana celebrates with teammate defender Jonny Castro after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match RC Celta de Vigo vs Valencia CF at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo on January 10, 2015
Result: Santi Mina scores four as Celta Vigo thrash Rayo Vallecano
Santi Mina scores four goals as Celta Vigo thrash Rayo Vallecano 6-1 in La Liga.
Apr 11, 22:51
Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
Match Analysis: Rayo Vallecano 0-2 Real Madrid
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Real Madrid beat Rayo Vallecano 2-0 in La Liga.
Apr 8, 23:23
Real Madrid's players congratulate their teammate Sergio Ramos after he scored a goal against San Lorenzo during their FIFA Club World Cup final football match at the Marrakesh stadium in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh on December 20, 2014
Preview: Rayo Vallecano vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole looks ahead to Real Madrid's trip to neighbours Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday evening.
Apr 6, 16:05
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Result: Rayo Vallecano extend Eibar's winless run with come-from-behind win
Two goals in three minutes at the end of the first half see Rayo Vallecano come from behind for a 2-1 win which extends Eibar's winless La Liga run to 11 matches.
Apr 3, 21:35
Rayo's Alberto Bueno celebrates with teammates after scoring against Elche on August 19, 2013
Live Commentary: Eibar 1-2 Rayo Vallecano - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Eibar and Rayo Vallecano.
Apr 3, 19:15
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Result: Gael Kakuta goal enough for Rayo Vallecano
A first-half strike from Gael Kakuta is enough to earn Rayo Vallecano a 1-0 win over Malaga in La Liga.
Mar 21, 18:55
Rayo's Alberto Bueno celebrates with teammates after scoring against Elche on August 19, 2013
Result: Alberto Bueno brace gives Rayo Vallecano victory over Granada
Two second-half goals from Alberto Bueno give Rayo Vallecano a 3-1 victory over Granada in La Liga.
Mar 14, 20:53
Villarreal's coach Marcelino Garcia Toral reacts during the Spanish league football match Real Valladolid FC vs Villarreal CF at Jose Zorrila stadium in Valladolid on January 25, 2014
Result: Villarreal shocked by Rayo Vallecano
Alberto Bueno and Gael Kakuta guide Rayo Vallecano to a 2-0 victory over Villarreal to pull further clear of the relegation zone.
Feb 15, 19:52
Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann jumps over Rayo Vallecano's goalkeeper Tono Rodriguez after scoring during the Spanish League football match Atletico de Madrid vs Rayo Vallecano at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on January 24, 2015
Result: Two goals from Antoine Griezmann help Atletico Madrid to comfortable win
Antoine Griezmann scores twice as Atletico Madrid beat Rayo Vallecano 3-1 in La Liga to stay in touch at the top of the table.
Jan 24, 20:49
Head coach David Moyes of Real Sociedad looks on during the La Liga match between Real Socided and Elche FC at Estadio Anoeta on November 28, 2014
Result: Late Manucho goal sinks Real Sociedad
A late Manucho goal gives Rayo Vallecano a 1-0 win away at Real Sociedad in Saturday afternoon's La Liga clash at the Anoeta.
Jan 17, 17:08
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Result: Cordoba edge past Rayo Vallecano
Abdoulaye Ba scores an own goal as Cordoba beat Rayo Vallecano 1-0 to make it two successive La Liga wins.
Jan 12, 21:35
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Result: Sergio Garcia helps gives Espanyol 3-1 win away at Rayo Vallecano
Sergio Garcia scores twice and Lucas Vasquez adds another as Espanyol win 3-1 away at Rayo Vallecano.
Dec 20, 22:54
Sevilla's Colombian forward Carlos Bacca celebrate with Sevilla's Argentinian midfielder Ever Banega (L) and Sevilla's forward Jose Antonio Reyes after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match Rayo Vallecano de Madrid vs Sevilla FC at Valle
Result: Sevilla see off Rayo Vallecano
Carlos Bacca's first-half strike gives Sevilla a 1-0 win at Rayo Vallecano in La Liga.
Dec 7, 12:50
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Result: Manucho scores stoppage-time winner for Rayo Vallecano against Granada
Former Manchester United striker Manucho scores with the final kick of the game to snatch Rayo Vallecano a 1-0 La Liga win at struggling Granada.
Oct 17, 21:54
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Result: Late Isaac Cuenca penalty rescues a point for Deportivo La Coruna
Deportivo La Coruna rescue a late point against travelling Rayo Vallecano in La Liga thanks to a last-gasp penalty from Isaac Cuenca.
Aug 31, 22:04
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match FC Barcelona vs Manchester City at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on March 12, 2014
Sports Mole's La Liga Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out its 11 star performers from week one of La Liga.
Aug 27, 18:56
Manucho of Real Valladolid CF looks on during the La Liga match between Rayo Vallecano de Madrid and Real Valladolid CF at Estadio de Vallecas on October 25, 2013
Match Analysis: Rayo Vallecano 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole dissects the action as Rayo Vallecano hold Atletico Madrid to a goalless draw in La Liga.
Aug 26, 00:53
Atletico Madrid's coach Diego Simeone looks on prior to kick-off in the Champions League semi-final first leg match against Chelsea on April 22, 2014
Result: Champions Atletico Madrid stutter at Rayo Vallecano
Rayo Vallecano hold champions Atletico Madrid to a 0-0 draw in the two clubs' opening game of the new La Liga season.
Aug 25, 22:52
Manucho of Real Valladolid CF looks on during the La Liga match between Rayo Vallecano de Madrid and Real Valladolid CF at Estadio de Vallecas on October 25, 2013
Manucho joins Rayo Vallecano
Former Manchester United striker Manucho signs a one-year deal with Rayo Vallecano after leaving Real Valladolid on a free.
Jun 14, 18:31
Celta de Vigo head coach Luis Enrique looks on during the La Liga match between Getafe CF and RC Celta de Vigo at Coliseum Alfonso Perez on September 26, 2013
Result: Celta Vigo secure safety by thrashing Real Valladolid
Celta Vigo secure their safety from relegation with a comprehensive 4-1 win over Valladolid this evening.
Apr 28, 22:52
Valladolid's defender Jesus Jesus Rueda celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Valladolid FC vs Villarreal CF at Jose Zorrila stadium in Valladolid on January 25, 2014
Result: Manucho wins it for Real Valladolid
Manucho hands Real Valladolid a 1-0 win over Almeria in La Liga.
Mar 30, 12:52
Javi Guerra of Real Valladolid CF in action during the La liga match between of Real Valladolid CF and Club Atletico de Madrid on September 21, 2013
Result: Malaga, Real Valladolid share points
Malaga and Real Valladolid both score in the first half to share a 1-1 draw in La Liga.
Mar 1, 16:56
Valladolid's Oscar Gonzalez celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Athletic Bilbao during their La Liga match on January 20, 2014
Result: Real Valladolid fight back to hold Elche
Real Valladolid recover from a two-goal deficit to earn a 2-2 draw with Elche at the Nuevo Jose Zorilla stadium this evening.
Feb 9, 17:51
Angola's Zuela is shown on a big screen as he reacts to the 4-4 draw the Group A African Nations Cup match between Angola and Mali, at the November 11 Stadium on January 10, 2010
On this day: Angola, Mali draw in stunning Africa Cup of Nations opener
On this day in 2010, Mali pull off a stunning comeback to draw 4-4 against Angola.
Jan 10, 11:01
Sevilla coach Unai Emery watches on during a game with Atletico Madrid on August 18, 2013
Result: Real Valladolid fight back to earn unlikely point
Sevilla blow a two-goal lead to draw with Real Valladolid at the Estadio Jose Nuevo Zorilla.
Oct 20, 21:55
Sevilla coach Unai Emery watches on during a game with Atletico Madrid on August 18, 2013
Live Commentary: Real Valladolid 2-2 Sevilla - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's commentary of the La Liga clash at the Estadio Municipal Jose Zorrilla where Real Valladolid drew 2-2 with Sevilla.
Oct 20, 19:52
Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Almeria on September 14, 2013
Result: Atletico Madrid still perfect in La Liga
Atletico Madrid defeat Real Valladolid to make sure that they match Barcelona's 100% record after five game in La Liga.
Sep 21, 22:22
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Result: Real Sociedad thrash Real Valladolid
Real Sociedad move into the top four in La Liga with a 4-1 win over Real Valladolid this afternoon.
Mar 16, 16:58
Dani Alves
Sports Mole's La Liga Team of the Week
Sports Mole selects its 11 star performers in Spain following another pulsating weekend of action in La Liga.
Mar 10, 22:20



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