Pepe

Born: February 26, 1983 (age 34)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Maceio, Brazil
Nationality: Portugal Portuguese

Position: Centre-back
Team: Real Madrid (no. 3)
Pepe for Real Madrid on October 18, 2014
Career History
Senior2001-2004Maritimo
2004-2007Porto
2007-Real Madrid
International2007-Portugal
Sports Mole has 513 articles about Pepe. Articles 1 to 40:
Real Madrid's Portuguese defender Pepe celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Valencia CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on May 9, 2015
Report: Pepe closing in on Paris Saint-Germain move
A report claims that Real Madrid centre-back Pepe is close to agreeing a deal with Paris Saint-Germain.
May 9, 21:55
Cristiano Ronaldo has an unsuccessful attempt during extra time of the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League semi-final first leg between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid from the Bernabeu.
May 1, 19:01
Gareth Bale thinks he's scored during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on April 2, 2016
Gareth Bale returns to Real Madrid training ahead of El Clasico
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale returns to training following a calf injury ahead of Sunday's crucial El Clasico against Barcelona.
Apr 20, 18:17
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane on March 6, 2017
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich from the Bernabeu.
Apr 17, 15:00
Cristiano Ronaldo looks downbeat during the Champions League quarter-final between Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo double sinks Bayern Munich at Allianz Arena
Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid come from behind to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final at the Allianz Arena.
Apr 12, 21:38
Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski plays during the Telekom Cup final football match FC Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg in the norhtern German city of Hamburg on July 27, 2014
Team News: Bayern Munich without Robert Lewandowski ahead of Real Madrid clash
Bayern Munich will be without the injured Robert Lewandowski ahead of Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg at home against Real Madrid.
Apr 12, 18:39
Gareth Bale celebrates with Pepe during the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Report: Pepe to miss next four weeks
A report claims that Real Madrid centre-back Pepe could miss the next four weeks of the season after fracturing two ribs.
Apr 11, 17:54
Keylor Navas for Real Madrid on August 31, 2014
Keylor Navas: Real Madrid "even more determined" to win La Liga
Keylor Navas claims that Real Madrid have all the motivation they need to maintain their lead at the top of La Liga, having been dealt a blow by rivals Atletico Madrid.
Apr 9, 10:41
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Zinedine Zidane: 'Real Madrid need to improve concentration'
Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane believes that his players' concentration needs to improve after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Atletico Madrid on Saturday.
Apr 8, 22:41
Pepe for Real Madrid on October 18, 2014
Real Madrid defender Pepe suffers fractured ribs against Atletico Madrid
Real Madrid confirm that key defender Pepe fractured two ribs in the 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid on Saturday.
Apr 8, 20:49
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Valencia and Atletico Madrid on March 6, 2016
Result: Antoine Griezmann strikes late to derail Real Madrid's title hopes
Antoine Griezmann scores five minutes from time to cancel out Pepe's opener and earn Atletico Madrid a 1-1 draw with Real Madrid at the Estadio Bernabeu.
Apr 8, 17:07
Gareth Bale celebrates with his Real Madrid teammates after opening the scoring in the Champions League semi-final second leg against Manchester City on May 4, 2016
Team News: BBC return for Madrid derby
Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo return as Real Madrid host Atletico Madrid.
Apr 8, 14:16
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Real Madrid's 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid, as Antoine Griezmann scored late to dent the hosts' title hopes.
Apr 8, 14:14
Pepe for Real Madrid on October 18, 2014
Pepe 'holding out for Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain move'
Pepe has reportedly backtracked on his agreement to join Hebei China Fortune and is instead hopeful of linking up with either Manchester City or Paris Saint-Germain.
Apr 4, 20:16
Gareth Bale embraces Karim Benzema during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Seville on March 20, 2016
Result: Real Madrid move five points clear at La Liga summit
Real Madrid move five points clear of second-placed Barcelona in La Liga courtesy of a 3-0 win over Alaves at the Bernabeu.
Apr 2, 17:08
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo nets brace in Portugal win
Portugal return to within three points of Group B leaders Switzerland courtesy of a 3-0 win over Hungary in Saturday's 2018 World Cup qualification clash in Lisbon.
Mar 25, 21:35
Gareth Bale embraces Karim Benzema during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Seville on March 20, 2016
Result: Real Madrid go five points clear at top of La Liga
Brazilian midfielder Casemiro scores the winner as Real Madrid move five points clear at the top of La Liga with a 2-1 success at Athletic Bilbao.
Mar 18, 17:10
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Result: Real Madrid return to top of La Liga
Sergio Ramos scores a late winner as Real Madrid return to the top of La Liga with a 2-1 victory over Real Betis at the Bernabeu.
Mar 12, 21:38
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo out for Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo is ruled out and Gareth Bale is suspended for Real Madrid's trip to Eibar.
Mar 4, 14:13
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo saves 10-man Real Madrid with late brace
Ten-man Real Madrid come from 3-1 behind to draw 3-3 with Las Palmas in Wednesday night's incident-filled La Liga clash at the Bernabeu.
Mar 1, 22:28
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Team News: Four changes for Real Madrid ahead of Las Palmas clash
Zinedine Zidane makes four changes to the Real Madrid starting XI from their 3-2 win over Villarreal as they host Las Palmas in La Liga.
Mar 1, 19:47
Gareth Bale celebrates with Pepe during the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Zinedine Zidane coy on Pepe future
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane refuses to offer any guarantees over the future of Pepe, who will be out of contract this summer.
Feb 21, 16:32
Nicolas Otamendi in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Agent: 'Real Madrid, Barcelona interested in Nicolas Otamendi'
Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi is on the radar of Real Madrid and Barcelona, according to the Argentine's agent.
Feb 20, 17:00
Gareth Bale thinks he's scored during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on April 2, 2016
Result: Gareth Bale caps Real Madrid return with a goal
Welshman Gareth Bale caps his return to the Real Madrid team with a goal in Saturday's 2-0 win over Espanyol in La Liga.
Feb 18, 17:08
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Real Madrid go four points clear at top of La Liga
Mateo Kovacic, Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata register as Real Madrid extend their lead at the top of La Liga to four points with a 3-0 win over Real Sociedad.
Jan 29, 21:32
Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane and Fernando Torres in action during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on February 27, 2016
Report: Raphael Varane back for Real Madrid
Raphael Varane is reportedly declared fit to start Real Madrid's La Liga clash with Real Sociedad on Sunday night.
Jan 27, 15:26
Real Madrid's Portuguese defender Pepe celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Valencia CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on May 9, 2015
Real Madrid's Pepe 'agrees China deal'
A report claims that experienced centre-back Pepe will leave Real Madrid to join Hebei China Fortune at the end of the season.
Jan 25, 15:57
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo left out of Real Madrid squad for Sevilla tie
Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and James Rodriguez will all sit out Real Madrid's second-leg tie with Sevilla in the Copa del Rey, having been omitted from the squad.
Jan 11, 15:35
Karim Benzema, who got the keys to my bimmer, celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Espanyol on January 31, 2016
Team News: Karim Benzema only makes Real Madrid bench
Karim Benzema only makes the bench for Real Madrid's Copa del Rey clash with Sevilla as Alvaro Morata leads the line at the Bernabeu.
Jan 4, 19:20
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 3-0 Sevilla - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Real Madrid beat Sevilla 3-0 in the first leg of their last-16 Copa del Rey clash at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Jan 4, 19:15
Real Madrid's Portuguese defender Pepe celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Valencia CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on May 9, 2015
Manchester United 'want Pepe next summer'
A report claims that Manchester United want to sign Real Madrid centre-back Pepe on a free transfer at the end of the season.
Jan 3, 21:01
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Zinedine Zidane: 'Pepe will stay this month'
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane plays down suggestions that experienced centre-back Pepe will leave the Bernabeu this month.
Jan 3, 20:48
Gareth Bale celebrates with Pepe during the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Hebei China Fortune 'lead Pepe race'
A report claims that Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune are at the head of the queue for Real Madrid centre-back Pepe.
Dec 27, 17:22
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Jesus Vallejo 'to be promoted at Real Madrid'
A report claims that Jesus Vallejo will be promoted to the Real Madrid first-team squad for the 2017-18 campaign.
Dec 27, 16:13
Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema (L) celebrates with Real Madrid's Portuguese defender Pepe (C) and Real Madrid's German midfielder Toni Kroos after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Granada FC at the Sant
Real Madrid's Pepe 'subject of China offers'
A report claims that a number of Chinese Super League clubs want to sign Portuguese defender Pepe from Real Madrid.
Dec 27, 09:54
Greece defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos holds off a challenge from German striker Mario Gomez on June 22, 2012.
Report: Real Madrid eyeing up Sokratis Papastathopoulos as Pepe replacement
Real Madrid are reportedly eyeing up Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos as a replacement for Pepe, whose future at the Bernabeu is in doubt.
Dec 17, 10:34
Karim Benzema in action during Real Madrid's 10-2 win over Rayo Vallecano on December 20, 2015
Result: Real Madrid make Club World Cup final
Real Madrid will take on Kashima Antlers in the 2016 Club World Cup final on Sunday after beating Club America 2-0 in the competition's second semi-final.
Dec 15, 12:28
Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid CF celebrates scoring their second goal during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Rayo Vallecano de Madrid at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on November 8, 2014
Result: Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos heads late equaliser in El Clasico
Sergio Ramos equalises in the final minute as Real Madrid come from one goal behind to draw 1-1 with Barcelona in El Clasico on Saturday afternoon.
Dec 3, 17:11
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (L) vies with Real Madrid's French defender Raphael Varane during the Spanish league 'Clasico' football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on November 21, 2015.
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews the first El Clasico of the season as Barcelona host Real Madrid at Camp Nou.
Dec 2, 15:05
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Result: Real Madrid ease into Copa del Rey last-16
Real Madrid book their spot in the last-16 stage of the Copa del Rey after recording a 6-1 win over Cultural Leonesa at the Bernabeu.
Nov 30, 19:52



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CReal Madrid382963106416593
2Barcelona382864116377990
3Atletico MadridAtletico38239670274378
4Sevilla38219869492072
5Villarreal381910956332367
6Real Sociedad38197125953664
7Athletic Bilbao381961353431063
8Espanyol381511124950-156
9AlavesAlaves381413114143-255
10EibarEibar38159145651554
11Malaga381210164955-646
12Valencia38137185665-946
13Celta Vigo38136195369-1645
14Las PalmasLas Palmas38109195374-2139
15Real Betis38109194164-2339
16Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo38812184361-1836
17Leganes38811193655-1935
RSporting GijonSporting Gijon38710214272-3031
ROsasuna38410244094-5422
RGranada3848263082-5220