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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is Pereira and the second is Fernandes.
Personal information
Full name Bruno Marcelo Pereira Fernandes
Date of birth June 30, 1974 (1974-06-30) (age 35)
Place of birth    Funchal, Portugal
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Marítimo
Number 10
Youth career
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
Camacha (loan)
FC Porto
→ Marítimo (loan)
Moreirense (loan)

16 (0)
83 (6)
50 (8)   

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of 31 May 2009.
* Appearances (Goals)

Bruno Marcelo Pereira Fernandes, known as Bruno (born June 30, 1974 in Funchal, Madeira), is a Portuguese professional footballer currently playing for Club Sport Marítimo, as a central midfielder.

Football career

A graduate of C.S. Marítimo's youth academy, Bruno made his debut with the first team in 1992, aged 18, but was soon loaned to neighbours A.D. Camacha. From 1994–2002, he worked his way into hometown side's starting XI, and soon became a fan favourite, in the role of playmaker. His goal against Leeds United in the 2001–02 UEFA Cup, a thundering forty-five yard free kick, gave Marítimo a 1–0 victory against the English team (an aggregate of 1–3).

Subsequently, many top European clubs became interested in Bruno, as he earned a trial with Premier League's Newcastle United, which eventually fell through, and Bruno stayed in Portugal, joining league powerhouse Futebol Clube do Porto in April 2002.[1] However, the dream move proved a nightmare and Bruno was soon loaned out to Marítimo during the season[2] and Moreirense F.C. in the following, before signing for Marítimo's hometown rivals, Nacional da Madeira, in 2004–05.

After three seasons (in 2004–05, he scored in a 4–2 shock win at Sporting Clube de Portugal, on May 22), which included two more UEFA Cup participations (first-round exits against Sevilla FC and FC Rapid Bucureşti), Bruno re-signed for a third spell with boyhood team Marítimo,[3] on a free transfer.


  1. ^ Porto strenghten with Bruno;, 16 April 2002
  2. ^ Transfers: 6-12 January,, 12 January 2003
  3. ^ "Bruno e Luís Olim confirmados (Bruno and Luís Olim confirmed)" (in Portuguese). Marítimo official website. Retrieved 2009-07-17.  

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