Trincão has been chosen as the best player in the First Division of the Portuguese league in January. The end recently signed by Barcelona and ceded in the Braga until the end of the season has won the award after the vote carried out by the Portuguese Players Union. The end obtained in the first month of 2020 12.14% of the votes; in second place was Cervi (Benfica), with 10.82%, and third place was to stop Corona (Porto), with 9.7% of the votes. It is the first time that Trincão is chosen as the best player in the Portuguese league. Curiously, this recognition comes days after Barcelona announced its signing until the 2024-25 season in exchange for 31 million. During the month of January, Sporting Braga won the four league matches he played (Belenenses, Tondela, Porto and Moreirense). Trincão had a prominent role for the Braga club to achieve the full: He scored two goals (Moreirense and Belenenses) and gave one assist (Moreirense).