Monday, January 23, 2017

Individual International Appearances, Part Five- Rui Costa (part 3)


Official International Appearance No. 65 / 20 Goals
Date: June 6, 2001
Competition: FIFA World Cup Qualifier-Group 2
Venue: Lisbon -Estadio José de Alvalade (Sporting)    
Portugal 6-Cyprus 0 (Pedro Pauleta 36, 71, Pedro Barbosa 55, 59, Joao Vieira Pinto 76, 81)
Notes:
1-Last match as an AC Fiorentina player.

Official International Appearance No. 66 / 20 Goals
Date: August 15, 2001
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Faro- Estadio São Luís
Portugal 3-Moldova 0 (Luis Figo 43, 61, 89 (2 penalties))
Notes:
1- Rui Costa was substituted in the 89th minute by Pedro Pauleta.
2-First match as an AC Milan player.


Official International Appearance No. 67 / 20 Goals
Date: October 6, 2001
Competition: FIFA World Cup Qualifier-Group 2
Venue: Lisbon-Estadio da Luz
Portugal 5-Estonia 0 (Joao Vieira Pinto 30, Nuno Gomes 50, 65, Pedro Pauleta 59, Luis Figo 79)
Notes:
1-Portugal with Rui Costa qualified for the first time to the World Cup.

Photo From: 100 Melhores do Futebol Portugues, Vol II, Author Rui Dias, 2002
(Standing, the first on the right, October 6, 2001, World Cup Qualifier, Portugal 5-Estonia 0)


Official International Appearance No. 68 / 20 Goals
Date: May 25, 2002
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Macao- Macao Stadium
China 0-Portugal 2 (Nuno Gomes 51; Pedro Pauleta 62)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa was substituted in the 77th minute by Luis Figo.
2-First match vs. an Asian Nation. Second ever match vs. a Non-European Nation and the first on a different continent.

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(Portugal’s 2002 World Cup squad, Top row, third from the right)



Official International Appearance No. 69 / 20 Goals
Date: June 5, 2002
Competition: FIFA World Cup- Group D
Venue: Suwon (South Korea), Suwon World Cup Stadium
USA 3-Portugal 2 (John O'Brien 4; Jorge Costa (Own Goal) 30; Brian Mc Bride 36 / Beto 39; Jeff Agoos (Own Goal) 74)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa was substituted in the 80th minute by Nuno Gomes.
2-First match vs. a CONCACAF Nation.
3-First ever match in the Finals of a World Cup.

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(Standing, the first on the right, June 5, 2002, World Cup, USA 3-Portugal 2)


Official International Appearance No. 70 / 21 Goals
Date: June 10, 2002
Competition: FIFA World Cup- Group D
Venue: Jeonju (South Korea), Jeonju World Cup Stadium
Portugal 4-Poland 0 (Pedro Pauleta 14, 65, 77, Rui Costa 87)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa scored his 21st International goal.
2-Rui Costa came on as substutute in the 60th minute for Joao Vieira Pinto. It was the first time ever he had came on as a substitute at International level.
3-It was his last ever match in a World Cup.
4-Last match under Manager Antonio Oliveira.



Official International Appearance No. 71 / 21 Goals
Date: September 7, 2002
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Birmingham- Villa Park
England 1-Portugal 1 (Alan Smith 40 / Costinha 79)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa was substituted in the 46th minute by Hugo Viana.
2-First match under caretaker manager Agostinho Oliveira.
3-Portugal were to host the 2004 Euros and were therefore confined to Friendly matches for almost two years.

Official International Appearance No. 72 / 21 Goals
Date: October 12, 2002
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Lisbon-Estadio do Rostelo (Belenenses)
Portugal 1-Tunisia 1 (Pedro Pauleta / Ali Zitouni 41)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa was substituted in the 67th minute by Jose Vidigal.
2-Second ever match vs. an African Nation.

Official International Appearance No. 73 / 22 Goals
Date: October 16, 2002
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Göteborg- Nya Ullevi Stadion
Sweden 2-Portugal 3 (Jörgen Pettersson 6, Marcus Allback 24 / Sergio Conceicao 35 pen, Romeu 54, Rui Costa 89)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa scored his 22nd International goal.
2- Rui Costa came on as substutute in the 80th minute for Hugo Viana.


Official International Appearance No. 74 / 22 Goals
Date: November 20, 2002
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Braga- Estadio Primeiro de Maio
Portugal 2-Scotland 0 (Pedro Pauleta 8, 17)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa was substituted in the 58th minute by Pedro Mendes.
2-Last match under caretaker Manager Agostinho Oliveira.

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(Standing, the first on the right, November 20, 2002, Portugal 2-Scotland 0)


Official International Appearance No. 75 / 22 Goals
Date: February 12, 2003
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Genoa-Stadio Luigi Ferraris (Marassi)     
Italy 1-Portugal 0 (Bernardo Corradi 62)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa was substituted in the 61st minute by Luis Boa Morte.
2-First match under new Manager Luiz Felipe Scolari. The Brazilian Manager was also the first foreigner to Manage Rui Costa in the National Team.

Official International Appearance No. 76 / 22 Goals
Date: March 29, 2003
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Porto- Estadio das Antas
Portugal 2-Brazil 1 (Pedro Pauleta 8, Deco 82 / Ronaldinho 65 pen)
Notes:
1-First ever match vs. a South American Nation.

Official International Appearance No. 77 / 22 Goals
Date: April 2, 2003
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Lausanne – Stade Olympique de la Pontaise, Switzerland
Portugal 1-FYR Macedonia 0 (Luis Figo 24)
Notes:
1-Match played at a Neutral venue.
2- Rui Costa was substituted in the 64th minute by Deco.

Official International Appearance No. 78 / 22 Goals
Date: April 30, 2003
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Eindhoven- Philips Stadion
Holland 1-Portugal 1 (Patrick Kluivert 27 / Simao Sabrosa 78)
Notes:
1- Rui Costa was substituted in the 46th minute by Deco.


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(Standing, the first on the right, April 30, 2003, Holland 1-Portugal 1)


Official International Appearance No. 79 / 22 Goals
Date: June 6, 2003
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Braga-Stadio 1º de Maio
Portugal 0-Paraguay 0
Notes:
1-Second ever match vs. a South American Nation.

Official International Appearance No. 80 / 22 Goals
Date: August 20, 2003
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Chaves-Estadio Municipal
Portugal 1-Kazakhstan 0 (Simao Sabrosa 65)
Notes:
1- Rui Costa was substituted in the 46th minute by Simao Sabrosa.
2-First ever International Match of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Official International Appearance No. 81 / 22 Goals
Date: September 6, 2003
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Guimarães –Estadio D. Afonso Henriques
Portugal 0-Spain 3 (Joseba Etxeberria 12, Joaquin Sanchez 60, Diego Tristan 75)
Notes:
1- Rui Costa was substituted in the 61st minute by Deco.


Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer
(Standing, the first on the right, September 6, 2003, Portugal 0-Spain 3)


Official International Appearance No. 82 / 22 Goals
Date: September 10, 2003
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Oslo-Ullevaal Stadion
Norway 0-Portugal 1 (Pedro Pauleta 8)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa was substituted in the 70th minute by Deco.


Official International Appearance No. 83 / 23 Goals
Date: October 11, 2003
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Lisbon-Estadio do Rostelo (Belenenses)
Portugal 5-Albania 3 (Luis Figo 8, Simao Sabrosa 51, Rui Costa 57, Pedro Pauleta 59,  Miguel Monteiro 65          / Adrian Aliaj 14, 61, Igli Tare 44)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa scored his 23rd International goal.
2-Rui Costa was substituted in the 65th minute by Nuno Frechaut.


Official International Appearance No. 84 / 23 Goals
Date: November 15, 2003
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Aveiro- Estadio Municipal de Aveiro         
Portugal 1-Greece 1 (Pedro Pauleta 60          / Vassilios Lakis 47)

Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer
(Standing, the first on the right, November 15, 2003, Portugal 1-Greece 1)


Official International Appearance No. 85 / 23 Goals
Date: November 19, 2003
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Leiria- Dr. Magalhães Pessoa
Portugal 8-Kuwait 0 (Pedro Pauleta 11, 21, 45+1, 53, Luis Figo 34,
Nuno Gomes 69, 76, 88)
Notes:
1-Second match vs. an Asian Nation.
2-Rui Costa was substituted in the 46th minute by Marco Caneira.

Official International Appearance No. 86 / 23 Goals
Date: February 18, 2004
Competition: Friendly
Venue: do Algarve (Faro/Loulé)
Portugal 1-England 1 (Pedro Pauleta 70 / Ledley King 47)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa was substituted in the 61st minute by Tiago.



Photo From: Onze-Mondial, Issue 182, March 2004
(February 18, 2004, Portugal 1-England 1)


Photo From: Onze-Mondial, Issue 182, March 2004 
(Standing, the first on the right, February 18, 2004, Portugal 1-England 1)



Official International Appearance No. 87 / 23 Goals
Date: March 31, 2004
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Braga –Estadio Municipal
Portugal 1-Italy 2 (Nuno Valente 5 / Christian Vieri 40,  Fabrizio Miccoli 75)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa was substituted in the 73rd minute by Nuno Gomes.

Official International Appearance No. 88 / 23 Goals
Date: April 28, 2004
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Coimbra –Estadio Municipal
Portugal 2-Sweden 2 (Pedro Pauleta 33, Nuno Gomes 90+2 / Kim Kallstrom 17, Rui Jorge (own goal) 85)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa was substituted in the 66th minute by Hugo Viana.

Official International Appearance No. 89 / 24 Goals
Date: May 29, 2004
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Águeda -Estadio Municipal
Portugal 3-Luxembourg 0 (Luis Figo 14, Nuno Gomes 28, Rui Costa 37)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa scored his 24th International goal.
2-Rui Costa was substituted in the 69th minute by Deco.


Official International Appearance No. 90 / 24 Goals
Date: June 5, 2004
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Setúbal –Estadio do Bonfim
Portugal 4-Lithuania 1 (Fernando Couto 3,  Pedro Pauleta 13, Nuno Gomes 81,  Helder Postiga 90+1 / Donatas Vencevicius 74 pen)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa was substituted in the 46th minute by Deco.

Official International Appearance No. 91 / 24 Goals
Date: June 12, 2004
Competition: UEFA European Championships-Group A
Venue: Porto-Estadio do Dragao
Portugal 1-Greece 2 (Cristiano Ronaldo 90+3 / Giorgos Karagounis 7, Angelos Basinas 51pen)
Notes:
1-Rui Costa was substituted in the 46th minute by Deco.
2-Third straight Finals of the Euros.
3-The first Finals on home soil.

Official International Appearance No. 92 / 25 Goals
Date: June 16, 2004
Competition: UEFA European Championships-Group A
Venue: Lisbon-Estadio da Luz
Portugal 2-Russia 0 (Maniche 7, Rui Costa 89)
Notes:
1- Rui Costa scored his 25th International goal.

1-Rui Costa came on as a substitute in the 63rd minute for Simao Sabrosa.


2004 (June 16) Portugal 2-Russia 0 (European... by sp1873

Official International Appearance No. 93 / 26 Goals
Date: June 24, 2004
Competition: UEFA European Championships-Quarterfinals
Venue: Lisbon-Estadio da Luz
Portugal 2-England 2 (Helder Postiga 83, Rui Costa 110 / Michael Owen 3, Frank Lampard, Jr 115)
Notes:
1- Rui Costa scored his 26th and last International goal.
2-Rui Costa came on as a substitute in the 79th minute for Miguel.
3-Portugal won (6-5) on a penalty kick shoot-out. This was the first and only penalty kick shoot-out for Rui Costa at International level.
He missed his attempt which was Portugal’s third.


2004 (June 24) Portugal 2-England 2 (European... by sp1873

Official International Appearance No. 94 / 26 Goals
Date: July 4, 2004
Competition: UEFA European Championships-Final
Venue: Lisbon-Estadio da Luz
Portugal 0-Greece 1 (Angelos Haristeas 57)
Notes:
1- Rui Costa came on as a substitute in the 60th minute for Costinha.
2- First and only Final at International level.
3-Last match at International level. The last as well as an AC Milan player and last match under Manager Luiz Felipe Scolari.
4-The Venue was his original hoem stadium (Benfica).
5-In total, 94 International Matches and 26 goals scored.


Photo From: One-Mondial, Issue 186, July 2004
(July 4, 2004, UEFA European Championships, Portugal 0-Greece 1)


3 comments:

  1. Hi please to do a series Vitor Baia?Regards

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    1. i will look into that, i have to search for photos first

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