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World League 2011
22nd Edition

- POR / Portugal - Player's biography
Team name  Malveiro
First name Joao
Last name Malveiro
Age (birth date) 37  (8/12/1979)
Hometown StÂș Andre
Languages English, Spanish
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Middle-blocker 198 cm 90 kg 341 cm 337 cm
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  0 0 162 162
Volleyball career
International debut  
Club debut Estrela Santo Andre
Actual Club SC Espinho 
Hobbies Body Board, playing guitar 
Favourites Books: "And the as saw the angel"
Food: Sea Food
Movie: Transpotting
Music: Alternative
Other sports: Basketball
  Joao Malveiro was born in Santiago do Cacem in 1979 and began playing volleyball at the age of 15 for his local volleyball club.

In 1999 he transferred to AA Coimbra where he played for five years. After a one year experience in Terceira Island playing for AJF Bastardo, he returned to the mainland where he played for Vitoria SC, GC Vilacondense and his current club Castelo da Maia GC.

A 198-cm experienced middle-blocker, Malveiro has been reaffirming himself through his great strength of will and dedication. His main strengths are distributed evenly between block and attack. He has a great sense of humour, always ready to share that joy with his team. Very responsible and committed his best result with the national team has been fifth in the 2005 World League, 10th in the 2005 European Championships and the European League Champion title conquered last year.


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