Last updated on August 6th, 2023 at 06:56 am
Facts About Bruno Fernandes
|28 Years Old
|Place Of Birth
|5 Feet 9 Inch
|Source of Wealth
Bruno Miguel Borges Fernandes is a Portuguese professional football player who is well-recognized by the name Bruno Fernandes. The young talent currently plays for Premier League club Manchester United and the Portugal national team. He plays as a midfielder position, wearing shirt number 8.
Fernandes started his football career from the Portuguese club Infesta in 2002. He began his professional career at Italian club Novara in 2012 and has played for other Italian clubs, Udinese and Sampdoria. He helped his present club Sporting CP to win the 2017-18, 2018-19 Taca da Liga and 2018-19 Taca de Portugal.
Fernandes has represented Portugal at various age levels. He has represented Portugal at U19, U20, U21, U23, and the senior level. He represented Portugal at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He made his senior international debut for Portugal in 2017, being chosen in Portugal's squads for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, 2019 UEFA Nations League Finals, UEFA Euro 2020, and 2022 FIFA World Cup, winning the 2019 competition on home soil while being named in the Team of the Tournament.
- Being a Portuguese football player.
- For playing as a midfielder for Premier League club Manchester United.
Early Life of Bruno Fernandes
Bruno Fernandes was born on 8 September 1994. His birth Place is Maia, Metropolitan Area of Porto in Portugal. He was born to Maurilio Fernandes das Dores de Souza and Sandra Cassia Souza de Oliveira Santos. He holds Portuguese nationality. At the age of eight, he started training in the local club Infesta. He then joined Boavista in 2004, where he played most of his youth football.
Career of Bruno Fernandes
- Italian club Novara signed Fernandes in 2012, at the age of 18. He was initially signed to the club's youth system. He was promptly promoted to the first team in Serie B. He helped the club to finish in the second position, qualifying for promotion playoffs.
- Another Italian club Udinese signed Fernandes in a co-ownership deal in 2013. He made his Serie A debut on 3 November against Inter Milan. He scored his first league goal for the club on 7 December against SSC Napoli. Fernandes spent around three seasons at the club.
- Fernandes moved to UC Sampdoria on loan in August 2016 and made his league debut for the club against Atalanta BC. He scored his first goal for the club against Cagliari Calcio in September 2016. He played only a season at Sampdoria.
- After five years in Italy, Fernandes signed with Sporting CP in 2017 where he was named club captain. He won back-to-back Taças da Liga in 2018 and 2019, as well as the Taça de Portugal, leading to him being named the Primeira Liga Team of the Year and Primeira Liga Player of the Year in both seasons. In 2018-19, he scored a record of 33 goals in all competitions, making him the highest-scoring Portuguese midfielder and the highest-scoring midfielder in Europe in a single season.
- In January 2020, Fernandes signed for Premier League club Manchester United on a five-and-a-half-year contract for an initial €55 million (£47 million), becoming at the time, the second-highest fee for a Portuguese player leaving the domestic league.
- Since joining Manchester United, Fernandes has become a key player for the team, helping them finish third in the Premier League in the 2019-20 season and reach the Europa League final in the same season. In his first full season with the club, he scored 28 goals and provided 17 assists in all competitions.
- In February 2023, he won the EFL Cup, defeating Newcastle 2-0 in the final. To date, he has made 170 appearances for Manchester United, scoring 60 goals.
International Career of Bruno Fernandes
- Fernandes has represented Portugal at various age levels. He has represented Portugal at U19, U20, U21, U23, and the senior level. He represented Portugal at U19, U20, U21, and U23 levels, for a total of 28 caps. He represented Portugal at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He made his senior international debut for Portugal in 2017.
- He was part of the Portugal team that won the UEFA Nations League in 2019, playing in all four of their matches in the tournament. He scored a goal in the semi-final against Switzerland and was named man of the match in the final against the Netherlands.
- He also played for Portugal in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, where they reached the round of 16 before being eliminated by Uruguay. Fernandes started three of Portugal's four matches in the tournament and scored a goal in the group-stage match against Iran.
- He also featured in the 2020 UEFA European Championship, however he had a poor tournament individually and was overshadowed by his teammates. Portugal ended up being knocked out in the Round of 16.
- Fernandes returned to form ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and featured in the tournament in Qatar. He scored two goals and provided three assists, however Portugal were knocked out in the quarter-finals after losing 1-0 to Morocco.
- To date, he has made 55 appearances for Portugal, scoring 13 goals.
Personal Life of Bruno Fernandes
The Portuguese international is a married guy and he is married to Ana Pinho. They tied a knot to each other on 23rd December 2015. The couple is blessed with a child, Matilde, born on 31 January 2017. They are living a happy married life. No rumors or controversies surrounding him or his family have come to light. He is an animal lover.
Body Features of Bruno Fernandes
Bruno Fernandes stands 1.83m tall ie six feet. He has a body weight of 80kg. He has a balanced body and has managed his body perfectly fit.
Net Worth of Bruno Fernandes
He has an annual salary of £12,480,000. As of 2023, the net worth of Bruno Fernandes is estimated at around $20 million.