The Portuguese league’s website selected Pepe, a senior center back and former Real Madrid player, as the best defender of April. Pepe is the club captain and a former member of Real Madrid.
After receiving 16.67% of the coaches’ votes from the Portuguese championship teams, the Portuguese defense won the prize.
The former Real Madrid star was one of Porto’s pillars in a month in which the team won each game they played, according to the report made public by La Liga.
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During the month of April, the Portuguese team extended the contract of the Portuguese-Brazilian for another year, until 2024.
Kepler Laveran De Lima Ferreira (Maceio, Brazil) is 40 years old and is now on his second stint with Porto. He previously played there from 2004 to 2007 and returned in 2019.
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He has thus far contributed to the club’s victories in the Club World Cup, three Portuguese Cups, five Portuguese Super Cups, and four Portuguese Leagues.
His long list of accolades also includes numerous additional titles, including three Champions Leagues, three Spanish Leagues, and the Euro 2016 with Portugal, all won with Real Madrid.