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Beto

Beto may refer to a person with the surname Beto, or the nickname for given names Alberto, Albertino, Berthony, Heriberto, Norberto, Roberto or Humberto, usually short for 'berto.

Beto (Portuguese footballer, born 1982)

António Alberto Bastos Pimparel (born 1 May 1982), known as Beto, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Sporting Clube de Portugal as a goalkeeper.

He made a name for himself at Leixões before transferring to Porto in 2009, being a backup during two seasons. After one season in Romania with CFR Cluj he joined Sevilla in January 2013, going on appear in 87 competitive games and win two Europa League trophies.

Beto earned 11 caps for Portugal, being part of the squads in two World Cups and Euro 2012.

Beto (Portuguese singer)

Beto (December 28, 1967 – May 23, 2010), stage name of Albertino João Santos Pereira, was a Portuguese singer.

Beto was born in Peniche, Portugal, and started to sing at the age of five. He settled in Torres Vedras at 17. Beto founded the music group Tanimaria in 1992, which performed in Xafarix, a bar in Lisbon. In 2000 he recorded a project with Rita Guerra which resulted in the album Desencontros, performed by both in shows across the country. His 2003 solo debut album, Olhar em Frente, reached platinum status, followed by the plantinum-selling Influência in 2005. Those were followed by Porto de Abrigo and Por Minha Conta e Risco.

A number of his songs appeared in several Portuguese soap operas throughout the early 2000s. In 2009, Farol records edited the collection O Melhor de Beto, a best-of compilation. Among his best known and most successful themes are: "Memórias Esquecidas" and "Brincando Com O Fogo" (with Rita Guerra).

Beto was found dead in his hotel room in Caldas da Rainha on May 23, 2010. A stroke was reported to be the cause of death. He is survived by his son Tiago.

Beto (Portuguese footballer, born 1976)

Roberto Luís Gaspar de Deus Severo, OIH (born 3 May 1976), known as Beto , is a retired Portuguese footballer who played mainly as a central defender.

He played most of his professional career with Sporting (ten seasons, more than 300 official games and five major titles), but also had spells in France and Spain, which included spending three years with Recreativo de Huelva.

Beto represented the Portuguese national team at the 2002 World Cup and two European Championships, gaining 31 caps.