General
Rúben Dias
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Personal information
Full name Rúben dos Santos Gato Alves Dias
Date of birth 14 May 1997 (1997-05-14) (age 24)
Place of birth    Amadora, Flag of Portugal Portugal
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Centre-back
Club information
Current club Flag of England Manchester City
Number 3
Youth clubs
2006–2008
2008–2015
Flag of Portugal Estrela da Amadora
Flag of Portugal Benfica
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2015–2017
2017–2020
2020–
Flag of Portugal Benfica B
Flag of Portugal Benfica
Flag of England Manchester City
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091 00(9)
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National team
2013
2013–2014
2014–2016
2016–2017
2017
2018–
Flag of Portugal Portugal U16
Flag of Portugal Portugal U17
Flag of Portugal Portugal U19
Flag of Portugal Portugal U20
Flag of Portugal Portugal U21
Flag of Portugal Portugal
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Rúben dos Santos Gato Alves Dias (born 14 May 1997), known as Rúben Dias is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Premier League club Manchester City and the Portugal national team.

Dias came through Benfica's youth academy. He began playing for Benfica B in 2015 and was promoted to the first-team in 2017, and was named the Primeira Liga's Young Player of the Year. The following season, Dias' performances helped Benfica win the league title in the 2018–19 season and later the Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira during the 2019–20 season, while also being named in the Primeira Liga's Team of the Year. He signed for English Premier League club Manchester City in September 2020.

Dias is a former Portugal youth international, representing his country at under-16, under-17, under-19, under-20 and under-21 levels. He made his senior international debut in 2018, being chosen in Portugal's squads for the 2018 World Cup and 2019 UEFA Nations League Finals on home soil, winning the latter tournament, while also being named as the man of the match in the final.

External links

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Manchester City F.C. squad - 2021–22

2 Walker · 3 Dias · 5 Stones · 6 Aké · 7 Sterling · 8 Gündoğan · 9 Jesus · 10 Agüero · 11 Zinchenko · 13 Steffen · 14 Laporte · 16 Rodri · 17 De Bruyne · 20 Silva · 21 Torres · 22 Mendy · 25 Fernandinho ·  (c) 26 Mahrez · 27 Cancelo · 31 Ederson · 33 Carson · 34 Sandler · 47 Foden · 48 Delap · 50 García ·

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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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