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Ricardo Andrade Quaresma Bernardo (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁiˈkaɾdu kwɐˈɾɛʒmɐ]; born 26 September 1983) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a winger for Turkish club Beşiktaş and the Portugal national team.
Quaresma began his career at Sporting Clube de Portugal, and has also played for Barcelona, Inter Milan, Chelsea, Beşiktaş and Al-Ahli Dubai, however he spent the best years of his career at Porto. He is popular for incorporating a repertoire of tricks into his style of play, including the rabona and trivela. A winger who can play on either flank, his qualities of speed and finesse cause a regular problem for opposing defenses.
A full international since 2003, Quaresma has over 60 caps for Portugal and represented them at three European Championships, including his nation's victorious campaign at UEFA Euro 2016, also reaching the semi-finals at Euro 2012.Close