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Helder Costa is happy after a dream debut

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - OCTOBER 14: Helder Costa of Portugal celebrates after he scores the opening goal during the International Friendly match between Scotland and Portugal on October 14, 2018 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
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The Portuguese winger scored a goal in the 3-1 win over Scotland in a friendly match played on Sunday in Glasgow

Winger Helder Costa was born in Luanda, Angola.

But the 24-year-old started his youth and professional career with Benfica in the Portuguese League.

He also has defended the national team’s colors since the U16 squad.

And on Sunday, he had a dream debut with the senior team, when Portugal visited Scotland in Glasgow.

There, Costa was able to score his first goal in his first senior appearance to guide his team to a 3-1 win.

“I’m very happy to be part of the team,” Costa was quoted by The Sports Witness.

“I am very happy for the goal, but more importantly, the team made a good game and got the victory.”

“I played with almost everyone in training, I’ve known them for many years and this was very important for my integration,” he added.

Costa currently plays in the Wolverhampton Wanderers in the English Premier League.