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Tiago Mendes Biography

Tiago Cardoso Mendes, or simply Tiago, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Atlético Madrid. His profile is considered quite versatile as he is capable of playing as both a central or defensive unit and with good overall skills. Tiago first came to prominence at Sporting de Braga, being cast into the Minho side's starting XI at the age of just 19. Tiago signed for Chelsea on 20 July 2004 for a €15 million fee. He impressed on his away debut against Crystal Palace on 24 August. He also scored a long-range goal in Chelsea's 3-1 win over Manchester United on 10 May 2005, after already having won the Premier League title. In late August 2005 Tiago signed for Essien's former club on a four-year contract, for a €10.1 million transfer fee. Tiago excelled for Lyon, scoring seven goals in 37 appearances. He transferred to Juventus on 21 June 2007, for a €13 million fee. On 8 January 2010, Tiago joined Atlético Madrid on loan until the end of the season. Tiago scored his first goal for the national team in March 2007, in a Man of the match display away to Serbia.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Tiago Cardoso Mendes
Nationality Portugal
Position Midfielder
Last Club Chelsea
Shirt Number 30
Career
Clubs
Chelsea Jul 2004 - Jun 2006
Juventus Jul 2011 - Jul 2011
Juventus Jul 2007 - Jan 2010
Olympique Lyonnais Jul 2005 - Jun 2007
Atlético Madrid Jan 2010 - Jul 2011
Atlético Madrid Jul 2011 - Jun 2017
SL Benfica Jan 2002 - Jun 2004
Sporting Braga Jul 1999 - Dec 2001
National
Portugal Jan 2001 - Oct 2015
Stats
Clubs
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Chelsea
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2004/2005 Premier League 34 4 0 4 0 1967
Total 34 4 0 4 0 1967
Juventus
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Olympique Lyonnais
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Atlético Madrid
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Atlético Madrid
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National
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Portugal
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2016 France EC Qualification 5 0 0 2 2 416
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 3 0 0 1 0 100
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 5 0 0 0 0 294
World Cup 4 2 1 2 0 298
2008 Austria/Switzerland EC Qualification 8 1 0 1 0 525
2006 Germany WC Qualification Europe 6 0 0 2 0 176
World Cup 5 0 0 0 0 263
2004 Portugal European Championship 1 0 0 0 0 90
Total 37 3 1 8 2 2162

Tiago Mendes Latest News & Articles

Atletico Madrid midfielder Tiago labels Champions League final the most important game of his life
Atletico Madrid midfielder Tiago labels Champions League final the most important game of his life
Tiago, who recently renewed his contract with Atletico Madrid, is optimistic about his team's chances in the final against Real Madrid.
Atletico Madrid's Tiago returns to training after missing four months of action through injury
Atletico Madrid's Tiago returns to training after missing four months of action through injury
The Rojiblancos players trained one hour before the draw for the Champions League semi-finals.
Atletico Madrid to go into La Liga tie against Deportivo without Fernando Torres, Tiago and Savic
Atletico Madrid to go into La Liga tie against Deportivo without Fernando Torres, Tiago and Savic
Fernando Torres has scored 5 goals in La Liga this season.
Six players Chelsea should have held on to
Six players Chelsea should have held on to
There have been few departures from the Stamford Bridge in the past which raised quite a lot of questions, here are six of them
Are Atletico Madrid strong enough to mount another La Liga title charge?
Are Atletico Madrid strong enough to mount another La Liga title charge?
Simeone’s actions this summer have been seemingly based on freshening up a squad that appeared to be short of ideas last season and introducing more competition for places in addition to providing more options in terms of system changes.
Stats round-up: La Liga Team of the Season and Player of the Season
Stats round-up: La Liga Team of the Season and Player of the Season
 Analysing the 2014/15 La Liga season, and looking at the best combined team and player of the season.
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid: 5 factors that will determine the outcome
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid: 5 factors that will determine the outcome
Here we go again. That might have been the first reaction of both Carlo Ancelotti and Diego Simeone as the draw came out for the quarter-finals of the ...
Mario Mandzukic leads this week's La Liga team of the week
Mario Mandzukic leads this week's La Liga team of the week
I believe only a very few will argue if we go ahead and name Atletico Madrid the outright team of the round after they pulled off the biggest result (both in scoreline and importance) of the round of matches.
Atletico Madrid 4-0 Real Madrid: Five Talking Points
Atletico Madrid 4-0 Real Madrid: Five Talking Points
Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid CF reacts defeated as behind Mario Mandzukic of Atletico de Madrid celebrates scoring their fourth goal For the f ...
Six factors that will decide the Madrid derby
Six factors that will decide the Madrid derby
Not so long ago, Madrid derbies used to signify one-way traffic, with Real Madrid overpowering their neighbours in every single game. Derbies were li ...
Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid: Combined XI
Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid: Combined XI
When Real Madrid travel to the Vicente Calderon on Saturday, they will be aware of the fact that a win might be enough to see off their fierce rivals ...
Barcelona beat Cordoba, Atletico defeat Bilbao in La Liga
Barcelona beat Cordoba, Atletico defeat Bilbao in La Liga
Madrid, Dec 22 (IANS) FC Barcelona were able to maintain the pressure on Real Madrid at the top of the La Liga thanks to a 5-0 win at home against st ...
Highlights: Atletico Madrid stun Real Madrid, win 2-1 at Santiago Bernabeu
Highlights: Atletico Madrid stun Real Madrid, win 2-1 at Santiago Bernabeu
Goals from Tiago and Turan were enough to give Atletico the win with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring from the penalty spot.
Rumour: Chelsea to sign two more players following the completion of Diego Costa's transfer
Rumour: Chelsea to sign two more players following the completion of Diego Costa's transfer
Chelsea are set to confirm two new deals this month after announcing that they had signed Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid yesterday, according to AS.
Tiago rejects offers from Monaco and Zenit to join Chelsea, according to reports
Tiago rejects offers from Monaco and Zenit to join Chelsea, according to reports
Atletico Madrid midfielder Tiago has reportedly agreed to join Chelsea, after rejecting offers from Monaco and Zenit St.Petersburg. Tiago has been highly sought-after by a number of clubs, but Chelsea have managed to snap up the Portuguese ahead of other clubs, according to journalist Goncalo Lopes.   Exclusive: Tiago, ex-@Atleti, will sign a 2 years [...]The post Tiago rejects offers from Monaco and Zenit to join Chelsea, according to reports appeared first on Squawka News.
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