Maniche (Portuguese pronunciation: [maˈniʃɨ], or less commonly [maˈnik(ɨ)]; real name Nuno Ricardo de Oliveira Ribeiro, OIH, born 11 November 1977 in Lisbon) is a Portuguese football central midfielder, who is currently unattached.
Known for his teamwork, stamina and powerful shot, the Portuguese international received his nickname after Benfica's 1980s legendary Danish forward Michael Manniche.
Maniche began his career in the junior teams of S.L. Benfica. After a stint with Alverca FC, he...
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