As a kid he joined Gil Vicente, a well-known club in Portugal"s Premier league. He made his debut when 17 years old against South.L. Benfica and played for six years, in more than 60 games, in the league. Then he joined Communicative Disorders Aves, becoming an important player in the Portuguese Second Division.
He came with Communicative Disorders Aves to first division again and played in 2006.
Figueiredo has 54 caps and 10 goals to his cartulary-register After playing a season for APEP Pitsilias in the Cypriot First Division, he was a regular starter, he moved to Onisilos Sotira he scored 8 league goals becoming the second best scorer of the team.This season 2010-2011 he moved to Nea Salamis Famagusta Football Club.