Steven Vitoria joins....

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  1. Resendes

    Resendes New Member

    Dec 29, 2004
  2. hobbes

    hobbes Member

    Jul 26, 1999
    regina, saskatchewan
    Thanks for the updates Resendes. What position does Vitoria play? It says central, but is that midfield? And any idea if he's an 87 or a late 86? I was wondering about 2007 WYC eligibility.

  3. Joe MacCarthy

    Joe MacCarthy New Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    Tks for the update and the man actually posted a link. Doesn't get any better!

    Now Resendes, your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to provide a brief translation. What exactly is a luso-canadiano? And pardon my ignorance what is a B squad? Reserves...youth?
  4. Resendes

    Resendes New Member

    Dec 29, 2004
  5. Resendes

    Resendes New Member

    Dec 29, 2004
    Luso from the word Lusitania from the word Lusitani (loosĬtān´ēe)
    The Roman province of the Iberian Peninsula constituted 5 AD by Augustus.

    Luso is a term used to categorize people of Portuguese Heritage.

    Porto B team plays in the second division.
    Players promoted to the first team are from the B team.
  6. Resendes

    Resendes New Member

    Dec 29, 2004
    Steven Vitoria of FC Porto
    Will start the 05/06 season with the junior-A sub-19 team.
  7. Canadian_Supporter

    Staff Member

    Dec 20, 1999
    Prostějov, CR
    Nat'l Team:
    thanks for the news
  8. Resendes

    Resendes New Member

    Dec 29, 2004
    I'll try to contribute whenever I can.
    I know I like to hear about canadian talent myself.
    If everyone contributes a little bit will all benefit.
  9. benditlikepeter

    benditlikepeter New Member

    Aug 5, 2005
    He's an 87.
    Mississauga Area.
    This is actually his second time around in Portugal, he spent some time with
    the Benfica A-(U??) the season before last, but I never seen him listed on the big list of Canadians until his signing w/ Porto. He's a friend of mine and an even better soccer player lol.
  10. morphy

    morphy New Member

    Sep 27, 2004
    I. I maintain the site, with info on young fc porto players. I did a small prophile of Steven when his name surfaced
    I know he is now in the u19 (junior) team and not playing yet due to an annoying flu.

    Please contact me: with details of his career in Canada. If I could have a way of talking to him (messenger, email) it would be also excellent.

  11. the_baron

    the_baron New Member

    Jan 27, 2004
    County Tyrone
    But, will he make it? Canadians in top class Youth Teams are a Dime a Dozen now.
  12. Resendes

    Resendes New Member

    Dec 29, 2004

    Here's a dime.....give me a dozen :rolleyes:
  13. torontosports

    torontosports New Member

    Jan 14, 2005
    No cause then we would sell him to Montreal
  14. CL_2004

    CL_2004 New Member

    Sep 10, 2004
    thanks for news. hopefully the young boy will succeed.
  15. ambition

    ambition New Member

    Feb 6, 2006
    Yes steven has joined fcPorto B and had his first official game yesterday as he had been playing with the youth squad until yesterday when he got a chance to play with the reserves after their center back being lended to another team. They won 1-0 and he played well from what he had told me. Another canadian born goalkeeper from toronto, Jon Paul Piques, is Playing on the reserves of Sporting Braga who are currently sitting in 4th place tied in third (portugueese first division), i found this out my check out and its under equipa B. I also believe that steven and jon paul have been asked to train with the portuguese natioanl youth squads which is terrible to hear because canada should have noticed these kids talents, way before they went over seas to play.
  16. marcopaulo

    marcopaulo Member

    Nov 19, 2005
    steven has already been capped by portugal's u-19 team
  17. marcopaulo

    marcopaulo Member

    Nov 19, 2005
    another canadian has been called up by portugal u-21. GK daniel fernandes from vancouver plays for PAOK in greece. previously played for fc porto B and celta vigo B. i think he had a falling out with dale mitchell during the world youth cup qualifying a couple years ago
  18. Andre v2.0

    Andre v2.0 New Member

    Feb 7, 2006
    If you haven't already, read the ongoing Thunder Dan saga here:
  19. ambition

    ambition New Member

    Feb 6, 2006
    marco unfortunatly steven was not capped for portugal's u-19 squad he went to practice with them but was not called for the tournament because the roster was already set before he got to practice with them which made it very difficult for him to join the roster. after speakin with him the other day all is well and he continues to play/practice with the b team. as for jon paul, he has been practicing with the A team and been training well. they both come back the second or third week of may, as i was told.

  20. I-Coach

    I-Coach New Member

    Feb 11, 2006
    Steven Victoria...signing a contract with Porto for two years,Steven will also be trying out with the U-19 squad. looks like Steven has a very good chance of realizing hes dream.
  21. paulzinho

    paulzinho New Member

    Jul 28, 2006
    Look's like Steven is back! this time playing for the Portuguese Nathional team. What happened to the CSA? too bad he is not playing for Canada.

    This thread was started in 2005 but I thought it should be revived.
  22. jpg75

    jpg75 Member

    Jun 11, 2005
    Toronto, Canada
    Toronto FC
    Nat'l Team:
    Jon Paul, if you come back to this board can you elaborate on how you feel the CSA dropped the ball with you and Vitoria at that time? I understand Vitoria was training at the NTC at one point so it seems they would have known about him? Not sure if you trained at the NTC also, but did they never call you or did Mitchell say something to you guys? The subject has come back up recently with Vitoria rep. Portugal in the U20's, just curious what happened...
  23. 1TOFC

    1TOFC Red Card

    Jul 7, 2007
    Another ungreatfull Canadian. Guess sitting and watching in this U-20 is better than being a Starter for Canada. Its a real shame that these kids have no respect for the country they where born in.
  24. FC_HRV

    FC_HRV New Member

    May 14, 2007
    Man you just don't get it do you? If one player leaves, fine, blame him. When you have a continual stream leaving, the individual is not the issue or the problem. The problems lie elsewhere.
    Did you ever ask yourself this?? :

    Why does the CSA (and the various provincial associations for that matter), continually create an environment that forces our canadian players to not choose to play for their country??
  25. justink

    justink Member

    Jul 15, 2000
    Mississauga, ON
    fc hrv, you don't get it - just like Vitoria - when it comes to country, you don't turn your back just because mommy isn't there to make everything perfect.

    And then if you do decide to play for another country, don't come back and say you're a proud Cdn and looking forward to play in your hometown - because in Cdn football supporters eyes, he's a traitor and a foreign country whore.

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