Seninho is confirmed dead at the age of 71.
Seninho was best known as a Portuguese footballer (Porto).
Personal information
Full nameArsénio Rodrigues Jardim
Date of birth(1949-07-01)1 July 1949
Place of birthSá da Bandeira, Angola
Date of death4 July 2020(2020-07-04) (aged 71)
Place of deathPorto, Portugal
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s)Winger
Youth career
Senior career*
1978–1982New York Cosmos58(11)
1983–1984Chicago Sting47(14)
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Arsénio Rodrigues Jardim (1 July 1949 – 4 July 2020), commonly known as Seninho, was a Portuguese professional footballer who played as a right winger.
1 Club career
2 International career
3 Death
4 Honours
5 References
6 External links
Club career
Seninho was born in Sá da Bandeira, Portuguese Angola. In his country, he only played with FC Porto, making his Primeira Liga debut in the 1969–70 season, which he ended with 18 games and six goals to help his team to the ninth position. He won the only national championship of his career with the club in 1978, contributing to the feat with 29 matches and four goals.
Subsequently, aged 29, Seninho moved to the United States where he remained until his retirement, playing five years with the New York Cosmos and two with the Chicago Sting and winning the North American Soccer League with both sides – three titles with the former.
International career
Seninho won four caps for Portugal, in slightly less than two years. His debut came on 7 April 1976, in a 1–3 friendly loss with Italy.
Seninho died on 4 July 2020 at the age of 71, after having been admitted to the University Hospital Center of São João in Porto.
Primeira Liga: 1977–78
Taça de Portugal: 1976–77
New York Cosmos
North American Soccer League: 1978, 1980, 1982
Chicago Sting
North American Soccer League: 1984
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