Danny was distinguished with the Record de Ouro, a prize that the portuguese daily Record attributes to important figures of the national sport. The Portuguese international player, who is still today the most expensive transfer of Russian football (Zenit paid 30M€ to Dynamo Moscow), joins a gallery of notables, including Fernando Santos, Jorge Jesus, Rui Patrício, Vítor Baía, Paulo Futre, Nélson Évora or Pedro Proença. Danny has 38 caps for the National Team, and he had play for CS Marítimo (is currently team), Sporting Cube Portugal, Dynamo Moscow, Zenit and Slavia Prague, during which period he won a European Super Cup, three championship titles from Russia, two Russian cups, two Russian Super Cups, one Portuguese Super Cup and the prize of best player of the Russian championship (2010).