Joaquim Alberto Silva

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Quinzinho
Personal information
Full name Joaquim Alberto Silva
Date of birth (1974-03-04)4 March 1974
Place of birth Luanda, Angola
Date of death 15 April 2019(2019-04-15) (aged 45)
Place of death Alverca do Ribatejo, Portugal
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 ASA
1995–2001 Porto 21 (6)
1996–1997União Leiria (loan) 18 (3)
1997–1998Rio Ave (loan) 24 (8)
1999Rayo Vallecano (loan) 1 (0)
2000Farense (loan) 6 (1)
2000–2001Aves (loan) 24 (5)
2001–2002 Alverca 30 (5)
2002–2003 Estoril 13 (7)
2003–2004 Guangzhou Xiangxue 47 (17)
2005–2007 Xiamen Lanshi 66 (20)
2008–2009 Wuxi Zobon 23 (4)
2009–2010 Caála
2011–2012 ASA
Total 273 (76)
National team
1994–2001 Angola 40 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Joaquim Alberto Silva (4 March 1974 – 15 April 2019), known as Quinzinho, was an Angolan footballer. He played as a striker. He appeared for Angola in two Africa Cup of Nations tournaments. He played for the team from 1994 to 2001. He also played for Porto from 1995 to 2001.[1]

On 15 April 2019, Quinzinho felt ill after jogging in Alverca do Ribatejo and died shortly after at the age of 45.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Quinzinho salvou o árbitro" [Quinzinho saved the referee]. Público (in Portuguese). 19 April 1999. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  2. "Morreu angolano Quinzinho, antigo avançado do FC Porto, aos 45 anos" [Death of Angola's Quinzinho, former FC Porto forward, aged 45] (in Portuguese). SAPO. 15 April 2019. Retrieved 15 April 2019.