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Cafu

Born: February 26, 1993 (age 28)

Height: 6' 0.5" (185cm)
Weight: 12st 13lb (82kg)

Hometown: Guimaraes, Portugal
Nationality: Portugal Portuguese

Position: Midfielder
Team: Nottingham Forest (no. 18)
Cafu
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Career History
Senior2020-2021Olympiacos
→ 2020-2021Nottingham Forest (loan)
2021-Nottingham Forest
Sports Mole has 60 articles about Cafu. Articles 1 to 40:
Liverpool celebrate winning the 2005 Champions League after the 'Miracle of Istanbul'
Manchester City vs. Chelsea: The 10 greatest Champions League finals of all time
Ahead of Saturday's all-English Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea, Sports Mole counts down the 10 greatest finals in the competition's history.
May 28, 12:22
Belenenses head coach Petit pictured in July 2020
Preview: Belenenses vs. Portimonense - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Thursday's Primeira Liga clash between Belenenses and Portimonense, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
May 4, 12:00
Sheffield Wednesday's Keiran Westwood saves a penalty from Nottingham Forest's Lewis Grabban in the Championship on May 1, 2021
Result: Sheff Weds 0-0 Forest: Owls keep slim survival hopes alive
The Owls now need several results to go their way.
May 1, 14:57
Nottingham Forest manager Chris Hughton pictured on January 23, 2021
Preview: Nottingham Forest vs. Stoke City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between Nottingham Forest and Stoke City, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Apr 22, 13:15
Birmingham City manager Lee Bowyer pictured on March 17, 2021
Preview: Birmingham City vs. Nottingham Forest - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Championship clash between Birmingham City and Nottingham Forest, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Apr 19, 11:53
Brentford manager Thomas Frank pictured on March 3, 2021
Result: Brentford 1-1 Forest: Bees suffer another blow in promotion bid
Ivan Toney had given the promotion-chasing Bees a lead.
Mar 20, 15:02
Brentford manager Thomas Frank pictured on March 3, 2021
Preview: Brentford vs. Nottingham Forest - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between Brentford and Nottingham Forest, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Mar 18, 12:15
Watford's Adam Masina celebrates scoring against Nottingham Forest in the Championship on March 6, 2021
Result: Watford 1-0 Nottingham Forest: Adam Masina propels Hornets into second
The 1-0 win at Vicarage Road moved the home team into second place in the Championship table.
Mar 6, 14:43
Luton Town manager Nathan Jones pictured in December 2020
Result: Nottingham Forest 0-1 Luton: Tunnicliffe punishes hosts' wasted chances
Forest had plenty of chances but failed to find the net.
Mar 2, 22:12
Derby County's Colin Kazim-Richards celebrates scoring their first goal against Nottingham Forest in the Championship on February 26, 2021
Result: Derby 1-1 Forest: Kazim-Richards strikes late to rescue point for Rams
James Garner had put the visitors ahead in the East Midlands derby at Pride Park.
Feb 26, 22:16
Nottingham Forest's Ryan Yates celebrates after scoring their first goal against Rotherham in the Championship on February 23, 2021
Result: Rotherham 0-1 Forest: Ryan Yates winner boosts Forest's survival hopes
Ryan Yates struck the decisive goal in the second half to seal victory.
Feb 23, 22:15
Nottingham Forest manager Chris Hughton pictured on January 23, 2021
Result: Swansea thrash Nottingham Forest to advance in FA Cup
Matt Grimes and Liam Cullen scored braces before Oli Cooper bagged his first goal in senior football.
Jan 23, 17:11
Nottingham Forest manager Chris Hughton pictured in December 2020
Result: Sammy Ameobi bags brace as Nottingham Forest cruise past Millwall
Millwall have won only one of their last 15 league games.
Jan 16, 17:17
Preston North End manager Alex Neil pictured in September 2020
Alex Neil left fuming after controversial penalty in Forest defeat
Lewis Grabban scored from the spot.
Jan 2, 18:38
Nottingham Forest manager Chris Hughton pictured on October 20, 2020
Result: Lewis Grabban penalty enough for Nottingham Forest against Preston
Grabban appeared to slip as he took his spot-kick, with a suggestion that he may have hit the ball twice.
Jan 2, 17:32
Nottingham Forest manager Chris Hughton pictured on October 20, 2020
Chris Hughton believes Forest need luck to fall their way
Stoke captain James Chester's second-half own goal cancelled out City's opener.
Dec 30, 00:00
Nottingham Forest manager Chris Hughton pictured on October 20, 2020
Result: Birmingham hold Nottingham Forest to goalless draw
Chris Hughton was unable to seal a victory against his former club.
Dec 26, 17:28
Nottingham Forest's Alex Mighten celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates against Millwall on December 19, 2020
Result: Alex Mighten equaliser sees Forest hold Millwall to a draw
Both goals came in the early stages of the second half.
Dec 19, 17:38
Yuri Ribeiro celebrates scoring for Nottingham Forest against Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship on December 15, 2020
Result: Yuri Ribeiro nets first Forest goal in win over Sheffield Wednesday
The Owls are without a win in eight.
Dec 15, 22:01
Rangers captain James Tavernier pictured in August 2020
Rangers' James Tavernier reveals Marcelo, Dani Alves inspiration
The right-back has now scored 17 goals this season.
Dec 14, 08:22
Liverpool celebrate winning the 2005 Champions League after the 'Miracle of Istanbul'
Top 10 European Cup/Champions League finals of all time
Ahead of the 2020 Champions League final, Sports Mole ranks the 10 greatest finals in the history of the competition.
Aug 22, 15:31
General view of Nottingham Forest's City Ground taken August 2018
Nottingham Forest: Transfer ins and outs - Summer 2020
Keep track of all of Nottingham Forest's confirmed summer transfers with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
Jul 1, 16:28
Liverpool celebrate Divock Origi's winning goal against Barcelona in the Champions League on May 7, 2019.
Liverpool's 10 greatest comebacks of all time
To mark the one-year anniversary of Liverpool's famous 4-0 Champions League semi-final win over Barcelona, Sports Mole counts down the Reds' 10 greatest comebacks ever.
May 7, 08:00
Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar celebrates scoring their second goal from the penalty spot on January 26, 2020
Cafu: 'Neymar better than Lionel Messi technically'
Brazil legend Cafu claims that compatriot Neymar is the most technically-gifted footballer in the world, ahead of even six-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi.
Apr 2, 14:29
Trent Alexander-Arnold in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool on January 11, 2020
Rio Ferdinand compares Trent Alexander-Arnold to Cafu
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand compares Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold to legendary Brazilian right-back Cafu, describing the 21-year-old as a "mad footballer".
Mar 26, 15:09
Trent Alexander-Arnold in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool on January 11, 2020
Cafu: 'Trent Alexander-Arnold 'reminds me of myself'
Brazilian legend Cafu says that Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold reminds him of himself during his playing days.
Feb 16, 23:40
Alfredo Morelos celebrates scoring for Rangers on August 29, 2019
Result: Rangers into Europa League group stage after Alfredo Morelos injury-time winner
The forward headed a stoppage-time winner at Ibrox.
Aug 30, 06:36
Neymar in action for Brazil on November 20, 2018
Cafu backs Brazil for Copa America glory despite Neymar absence
The Selecao open the tournament on home soil against Bolivia.
Jun 13, 13:58
Didier Drogba celebrates after winning the Premier League title with Chelsea in 2014-15
Drogba and Cafu go head-to-head in game with Special Olympics athletes
The pair were appearing at one of the 2019 World Games' many Unified Sports Experiences.
Mar 15, 22:23
Neymar celebrates scoring a penalty for Brazil on November 16, 2018
Cafu: 'Neymar could go down as one of Brazil's greatest ever'
All-time leading Brazil appearance-maker Cafu tells Sports Mole that Neymar has everything he needs to become one of his country's greatest ever players.
Feb 18, 19:43
Liverpool full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold pictured in January 2019
Former Brazil defender Cafu advises Alexander-Arnold to continue hard work
At only 20 years old, Alexander-Arnold has already featured in a Champions League final while he is an automatic selection when fit for Liverpool.
Feb 17, 22:30
The Brazil team line up before their friendly game with Croatia on June 3, 2018
Cafu: 'Brazil can win World Cup'
Former Brazil captain Cafu tips the Selecao to win the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Jun 16, 20:49
Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar in action during the World Cup warm-up match against Croatia at Anfield on June 3, 2018
Cafu: 'Neymar key for Brazil'
Two-time World Cup winner Cafu tips Neymar to star for Brazil at this summer's tournament in Russia.
Jun 16, 20:25
The Brazil team line up before their friendly game with Croatia on June 3, 2018
World Cup preview: Brazil
Ahead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole previews the chances of five-time champions Brazil as they look to lift the trophy for the first time since 2002.
Jun 13, 12:00
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the second during the Champions League semi-final game between Liverpool and Roma on April 24, 2018
Combined XI: Liverpool 2005 vs. 2018
Ahead of Saturday's Champions League final in Kiev, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from Liverpool's class of 2004-05 and the current crop.
May 24, 08:59
Diego Maradona at the Best FIFA Football Awards on January 9, 2017
Diego Maradona hits back at "idiot" Dani Alves
Argentina legend Diego Maradona brands Juventus full-back Dani Alves an "idiot" after he criticised the infamous 'Hand of God' goal at the 1986 World Cup.
Jun 20, 14:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Cafu backs Neymar to surpass Pele
Former Brazil right-back Cafu backs Neymar to become the Selecao's all-time leading goalscorer ahead of Pele.
Mar 13, 17:05
Fernandinho leaves the field after seeing red during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on January 2, 2017
Fernandinho 'to be rewarded with new deal by Manchester City'
Fernandinho is to be offered a new 12-month rolling contract by Manchester City at the end of the season, according to a report.
Mar 8, 13:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Pep Guardiola: 'Still work to do for Manchester City'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insists that his side still have work to do to qualify for the Champions League proper, despite leading Steaua 5-0 in their playoff.
Aug 23, 19:53
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: England beat Rest of World team in Soccer Aid clash
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe scores twice in Sunday night's Soccer Aid event at Old Trafford as an England XI beat a Rest of the World XI 3-2.
Jun 5, 21:52

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