Ricardo Jorge da Luz Horta is a right winger for the Portugal national team and Primeira Liga team Braga. He is a professional football player from Portugal.
Ricardo Jorge da Luz Horta, a right winger for both Braga of the Primeira Liga. And the Portugal national team, was born on September 15, 1994 .After graduating from Benfica’s youth academy, he spent the majority of his career with Braga, where he play more than 300 games and set a club record with 100 goals while also winning the 2020–21 Taça de Portugal and the 2019–20 Taça da Liga. He played for Vitória de Setbal in the Primeira Liga and Málaga for two seasons in the La Liga. Horta came in second place with Portugal.
Ricardo Horta Portuguese football player
At the 2015 European Under-21 Championship, Horta placed second with Portugal and has represented her country at various youth levels. He was chosen for the 2022 World Cup and made his full-team debut in 2014.
Horta, an Almada native, signed with Vitória de Setbal in 2011 after leaving Benfica. He made his first-team and Primeira Liga debut on April 7, 2013, replacing Cristiano in the second half of a 2-1 loss at Rio Ave. He played in all six of his final games of the season from the bench.
Horta’s first professional goal came against Académica de Coimbra on December 9, 2013. In his second season, he started all 28 of his games and scored seven goals.
Horta had his most productive season with 19 goals in 2021–2022 after Fransérgio moved to Bordeaux. Only Darwin Nez and Mehdi Taremi had more goals in the division that season.
He scored the lone goal against Porto on April 25 to keep the hosts from breaking the all-time European record of 59 league games without a loss. It was also the 100th game of his professional career, and to celebrate, Carlos Carvalhal, two of his teammates, as well as he himself, received the Player of the Month and Forward of the Month awards.
He overtook 1940s player Mário Laranjo as Braga’s leading scorer with a goal in the first minute of a 3-2 loss at neighbours Famalico on May 15.