Tiago Girão

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Tiago Girão
Birth nameTiago Menezes Girão
Date of birth (1984-11-30) November 30, 1984 (age 37)
Place of birth Lisbon
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight101 kg (223 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
National team(s)
2006-2014 Portugal 42 (14)

Tiago Maria Menezes Vilhena Girão (born 30 November 1984 in Lisbon) is a Portuguese rugby union footballer. He plays as a flanker.

He played for CDUL in Portugal, moving to CRC Madrid Noroeste, in Spain, for the season of 2007/08. He returned to CDUL at 2008/09.

He holds 42 caps for Portugal, since his first match, in 2006, with 2 tries, 3 conversions, and 1 penalty scored, 19 points in aggregate. Girão played three times at the 2007 Rugby World Cup finals, in the matches with New Zealand, Italy and Romania, without scoring. [1]

He also played at the 2009 Sevens World Cup in Dubai.

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