General
Cédric Soares
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Personal information
Full name Cédric Ricardo Alves Soares
Date of birth 31 August 1991 (1991-08-31) (age 29)
Place of birth    Gelsenkirchen, Flag of Germany Germany
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Right-back
Club information
Current club Flag of England Arsenal
Number 17
Youth clubs
1998–2010 Flag of Portugal Sporting CP
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2010–2015
2011–2012
2013
2015–2020
2019
2020
2020–
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Flag of PortugalAcadémica (loan)
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Flag of England Southampton
Flag of ItalyInter Milan (loan)
Flag of EnglandArsenal (loan)
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National team
2011–2012
2014–
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Cédric Ricardo Alves Soares (born 31 August 1991), known simply as Cédric, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a right back for English club Arsenal, and the Portuguese national team.

His career started with Sporting CP, going on to appear in 94 competitive games over the course of four Primeira Liga seasons and scoring two goals. He signed for Southampton in 2015.

Having earned 72 caps across all youth levels, Cédric made his senior debut for Portugal in 2014. He appeared for the country at the 2018 World Cup and Euro 2016, winning the latter tournament.

Honours

Clubs

Académica

External links

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Arsenal F.C. squad - 2020–21

1 Leno · 2 Bellerín · 3 Tierney · 4 Saliba · 5 Papastathopoulos · 6 Gabriel · 7 Saka · 8 Ceballos · 9 Lacazette · 10 Özil · 11 Torreira · 12 Willian · 13 Rúnarsson · 14 Aubameyang (c) · 15 Maitland-Niles · 16 Holding · 17 Cédric · 18 Partey · 19 Pépé · 20 Mustafi · 21 Chambers · 22 Marí · 23 Luiz · 24 Nelson · 25 Elneny · 28 Willock · 30 Nketiah · 31 Kolašinac · 32 Smith Rowe · 33 Macey · 34 Xhaka · 35 Martinelli ·

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Portugal – UEFA Euro 2016 – Winners

1. Patrício 2. B. Alves 3. Pepe 4. Fonte 5. Guerreiro 6. Carvalho 7. C. Ronaldo 8. Moutinho 9. Éder 10. J. Mário 11. Vieirinha 12. Lopes 13. Danilo 14. William 15. Gomes 16. Sanches 17. Nani 18. Rafa 19. Eliseu 20. Quaresma 21. Cédric 22. Eduardo 23. Adrien

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Portugal – 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

1. Patrício 2. Alves 3. Pepe 4. Neto 5. Guerreiro 6. Fonte 7. Ronaldo (c) 8. Moutinho 9. A. Silva 10. B. Silva 11. Semedo 12.  13. Danilo 14. William 15. Gomes 16. Pizzi 17. Nani 18. Gelson 19. Eliseu 20. Quaresma 21. Cédric 22. Beto 23. Adrien

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Portugal – 2018 FIFA World Cup – Round of 16

1. Patrício 2. Alves 3. Pepe 4. M. Fernandes 5. Guerreiro 6. Fonte 7. Ronaldo 8. Moutinho 9. A. Silva 10. João Mário 11. B. Silva 12. Lopes 13. Dias 14. William 15. Ricardo 16. B. Fernandes 17. Guedes 18. Gelson 19. Rui 20. Quaresma 21. Cédric 22. Beto 23. Adrien

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