Tomás Barroso

Last updated

Tomás Barroso
No. 21S.L. Benfica
Position Point guard
League Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol
Personal information
Born (1990-11-02) 2 November 1990 (age 29)
Albufeira
NationalityPortuguese
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight193 lb (88 kg)
Career information
Playing career2010–present
Career history
1999–2004Basquete de Albufeira
2004–2006 Imortal DC
2006–2008Espacio Torrelodones
2008–present Benfica
2010–2011Ginásio (loan)

Tomás Cabrita dos Santos Nunes Barroso (born 2 November 1990) is a Portuguese basketball player for S.L. Benfica and the Portugal national team.

Contents

Career

Born in Albufeira, Barroso developed his basketball skills from a young age, playing for his hometown club, Clube de Basquete de Albufeira. After five seasons, he moved to the same city rival, Imortal DC, but spent only two seasons, before scouts noted him and took him to Spain. [1]

At 16 years of age, Barroso moved alone to Torrelodones, a small town, 24 kilometers (15 mi) from Madrid, competing for Espacio Torrelodones in the Liga EBA, plus on the Regional Under-18 Championship where they eliminated on the knockout stages by Real Madrid. [1]

However, he sustained a knee injury that required surgery, so he opted to return to Portugal, and joined Benfica, which had approached him, as he finished his recovery. [1]

Barroso started his professional career in 2010, and between choices to stay at Benfica; being loaned out to Spain; or to Ginásio da Figueira; he chose the latter, and joined them shortly after the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. [2] A year later, he returned to Benfica, [3] and helped the Reds won four league titles in a row, plus more than ten other cups, also debuting in European competitions, in the 2014–15 EuroChallenge. [4] For the 2015–16 season, he replaced Diogo Carreira as team captain. [5]

Honours

Benfica

Related Research Articles

FC Porto association football club based in Porto, Portugal

Futebol Clube do Porto, MHIH, OM, commonly known as FC Porto or simply Porto, is a Portuguese professional sports club based in Porto. It is best known for the professional football team playing in the Primeira Liga, the top flight of Portuguese football, Founded on 28 September 1893, Porto is one of the "Big Three" teams in Portugal – together with Lisbon-based rivals Benfica and Sporting CP – that have appeared in every season of the Primeira Liga since its establishment in 1934. They are nicknamed Dragões (Dragons), for the mythical creature atop the club's crest, and Azuis e brancos (Blue-and-whites), for the shirt colours. The club supporters are called Portistas. Since 2003, Porto have played their home matches at the Estádio do Dragão, which replaced the previous 103-year-old ground, the Estádio das Antas.

Maniche Portuguese footballer

Nuno Ricardo de Oliveira RibeiroOIH, known as Maniche, is a Portuguese retired professional footballer who played as a central midfielder.

Cristian Rodríguez Uruguayan footballer

Cristian Gabriel Rodríguez Barotti is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a left winger for Peñarol.

FC Porto (basketball) basketball division of FC Porto

Futebol Clube do Porto is a Portuguese professional basketball team based in Porto, which represents the sport's section within parent club FC Porto.

Radamel Falcao Colombian footballer

Radamel Falcao García Zárate is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Süper Lig club Galatasaray and the Colombia national team. He is sometimes nicknamed "El Tigre" or "King of the Europa League". During his prime, he was regarded as one of the best strikers in the world.

Fábio Coentrão Portuguese footballer

Fábio Alexandre da Silva Coentrão is a Portuguese former footballer. Mainly a left back, he also operated as a left winger and occasionally as a defensive midfielder.

Maxi Pereira Uruguayan footballer

Victorio Maximiliano "Maxi" Pereira Páez is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a right back.

Jackson Martínez Colombian footballer

Jackson Arley Martínez Valencia is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Portimonense.

S.L. Benfica (basketball) Portuguese professional basketball team

Sport Lisboa e Benfica, commonly known as Benfica, is a professional basketball team based in Lisbon, Portugal, who play in the Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol (LPB). In June 2007, the club decided to leave the professional top league, then known as LCB, and join the Proliga, a league organized by the Portuguese Basketball Federation. From 2008 onwards, they returned to the LPB after the federation took over the realms of the competition.

O Clássico is the name given in football to matches between Portuguese clubs S.L. Benfica and FC Porto. Originally, the term O Clássico only referred to games played in the league, but now tends to include matches that take place in other domestic competitions such as the Taça de Portugal, Taça da Liga and Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira. Despite being the two most decorated Portuguese clubs in European football, with seven European titles between them, they have never faced each other in a European competition. Benfica and Porto are two of the three clubs known as the Big Three in Portugal, the other being Sporting CP.

Eduardo Salvio Argentine footballer

Eduardo Antonio Salvio is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for Boca Juniors and the Argentina national team as a right winger.

Pizzi (Portuguese footballer) Portuguese association football player

Luís Miguel Afonso Fernandes, known as Pizzi, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Benfica and the Portugal national team as a central midfielder.

Danilo Pereira (Portuguese footballer) Portuguese association football player

Danilo Luís Hélio Pereira is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for FC Porto and the Portugal national team as a defensive midfielder.

Ricardo Jorge Novo Nunes, known simply as Ricardo, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for G.D. Chaves as a goalkeeper.

Héctor Herrera Mexican association football player

Héctor Miguel Herrera López is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for La Liga club Atlético Madrid and the Mexico national team.

André Gomes Portuguese footballer

André Filipe Tavares GomesComM is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for English club Everton and the Portugal national team.

Carlos Eduardo Fernandes Vieira de Andrade is a former Portuguese basketball player who played as a small forward.

Frederick Paul Gentry was an American professional, now he is a coach in Lobos da Malveira A McNeese State Cowboys graduate, Gentry achieved greater success abroad, winning the African Club Champions in 2006 with Petro de Luanda. In Portugal, he collected, over 20 honours, including four league titles.

References

  1. 1 2 3 "Entrevista a Tomás Barroso" [Interview to Tomás Barroso]. Basketpt.com (in Portuguese). 2011. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  2. "Tomás Barroso no Ginásio" [Tomas Barroso at Ginásio]. Planetbasket.pt (in Portuguese). 26 August 2010. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  3. "Tomás Barroso regressa ao Benfica" [Tomás Barroso returns to Benfica]. Record (in Portuguese). 21 August 2011. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  4. "Benfica 'renovou' as bases do futuro" [Benfica renews with point guards]. Sapo (in Portuguese). 13 June 2015. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  5. "Principal objetivo do Benfica é recuperar o título perdido para o FC Porto" [Main objective is to recover the title lost to FC Porto]. Record (in Portuguese). 23 September 2016. Retrieved 23 June 2018.