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António Simões da Costa (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐ̃ˈtɔniu siˈmõȷ̃ʃ]); born 14 December 1943), known as Simões, is a retired Portuguese footballer who played as a left winger.
He spent 14 professional seasons with Benfica, playing 449 official games and scoring 72 goals. In the late 1970s/early 1980s he represented several teams in the United States, and subsequently worked as a manager on both continents.
Simões played more than 40 times for Portugal, appearing with the country at the 1966 World Cup.Close