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Pepe

32-Year-Old Defender     Real Madrid  La Liga      Full Name: Képler Laveran Lima Ferreira


Portugal

Birthdate:  February 26, 1983    Birthplace:  Maceió, Brazil    Nationality:  Portugal    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  179 lbs    
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June 12, 2015    Pepe News

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Pepe was limited to 33 starts because of injury this season, but still managed to contribute two goals and three assists while helping the club to 15 clean sheets.

The Portuguese defender has seemingly always struggled through injuries due to his rugged style of play, but there have never been any doubts about his effectiveness when he's on the pitch. Now 32 years old, Pepe was able to remain ahead of the likes of Rafael Verane and Alvaro Arbeloa on the depth chart this season but could see his role change as new manager Rafael Benitez assesses his squad this summer.

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May 24, 2015

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Pepe was taken off with injury after 40 minutes Saturday in Real Madrid's 7-3 win over Getafe.

Pepe had to be taken off for Raphael Varane in the first half but the extent of the injury is yet to be made clear. The Portuguese defender played poorly in his time on the field and conceded twice.

May 18, 2015

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Pepe conceded one Sunday as Real Madrid secured a 4-1 victory over Espanyol.

Pepe was strong defensively and can blame his lost clean sheet on a poor Keylor Navas goalkeeping error. Pepe won several important challenges but did pick-up an early yelloe card in the 23rd minute.

May 10, 2015

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Pepe scored his side's first goal as Real Madrid tied 2-2 Saturday with Valencia.

Pepe headed in James' second half corner to halve the deficit after 56 minutes. Defensively his poor positioning meant that he was at fault for Valencia's first goal but he also won a decent number of challenges and made a team-high number of ten clearances.

May 4, 2015

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Pepe played the full 90 minutes and conceded twice as Real defeated Sevilla 3-2 Saturday.

Defense wasn't Real's strongest attribute against Sevilla but Pepe and Raphael Varane's performance at the heart of the backline had litle to do with that. Pepe looked solid, he made eight clearances and several telling interceptions.

April 30, 2015

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Pepe had a clean sheet Wednesday as Real Madrid beat Almeria 3-0.

Pepe easily kept the opposition at bay with a composed defensive performance. He barely had a thing to do as Almeria failed to register one shot on target.

April 22, 2015

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Pepe had a clean sheet Wednesday as Real beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 in the Champions League.

Pepe had a quiet night in defense with the opposition struggling for chances. He formed a solid centre-back pairing with Raphael Varane and also had one effort on goal.

April 19, 2015

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Pepe regained his starting berth Saturday as Real Madrid defeated Malaga 3-1.

Pepe has seen little league action of late due to a thigh strain but in Raphael Varane's absence returned to the starting line-up against Malaga. It wasn't the busiest of games although he was part of a lacklustre defense that gifted Malaga's Juanmi a free header to score.