Diogo Jorge Moreno Valente
(born September 23
) is a Portuguese footballer
who currently plays as a winger
for Leixões S.C.
, on loan from F.C. Porto
A product of Boavista FC
's youth system, Valente debuted for the northerners in 2004-05
, and quickly established himself as first-choice in winger positions, as Boavista achieved two consecutive sixth places in the league (2004-06).
In July 2006, Valente signed for an undisclosed fee with European
giants FC Porto
but, in January 2007, after appearing just once for Porto (although it was an important one, in a 1-1 away draw at Sporting Lisbon
), he was loaned to C.S. Marítimo
Diogo Valente jumped the "loan train" again for 2007-08, this time headed for newcomers Leixões S.C., in Matosinhos.