Matheus Cunha - Bio, Net Worth, Age, Height, Transfer, Salary, Awards

Matheus Cunha

Facts About Matheus Cunha

Celebrated Name Matheus Cunha
Age 23 Years Old
Nick Name Matheus Cunha
Birth Name Matheus Santos Carneiro da Cunha
Birth Date 1999-05-27
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Place Of Birth João Pessoa
Nationality Brazilian
Birth Nation Brazil
Ethnicity Mixed
Father Carmelo
Mother Luziana
Sisters Mariah
Horoscope Gemini
Religion Christian
Net Worth 7.5 Million Euro
Salary €3,000,000
Source of Wealth Football Career
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Gabriela Nogueira
Son Levi
Sexual Orientation Straight
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 76 KG
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Body Type Athletic
Current Club Atlético Madrid
Position Forward
Shirt Number 9
Links Wikipedia Instagram

Matheus Cunha is a Brazilian professional footballer. His playing position is forward. He is currently playing for the La Liga club, Atlético Madrid, and the Brazil national team. He played youth football in Brazil for Coritiba. At the age of 18, he moved to Europe to join the Swiss club, Sion. He next played for Bundesliga clubs RB Leipzig and Hertha BSC, before joining Atlético in August 2021. He also won a gold medal with the Brazil under-23 team at the 2020 Summer Olympics. He made his senior international debut in September 2021. His shirt number is #9 for his current team. His nickname is Mateo. According to talkSPORT,  Manchester United is "on the verge" of signing Cunha from Atletico. The reported fee would be €50m for a player who cost the Spanish side around €30m just one year ago.

What is Matheus Cunha Famous For?

  • Being a Brazilian footballer. 
  • Playing for the club, Atletico Madrid. 

What is Matheus Cunha Nationality?

Matheus Cunha was born with the real name of Matheus Santos Carneiro da Cunha. He was born on 27th May 1999 in João Pessoa in Brazil. He was born to his mother, Luziana Cunha, and to his father, Carmelo Cunha. He holds Brazilian nationality and his ethnicity is Mixed. He grew up in his birthplace, idolizing Ronaldinho and Podolski. Also, he has a sister, Mariah. His present age is 23 as of 2022. 

Matheus Cunha Career Timeline

  • Matheus started his youth career with the club Coritiba. 
  • Then, he joined the Swiss club, FC Sion at the age of 18 in July 2017. 
  • In May 2018, he scored a hat-trick in a 4–1 victory over FC Thun.
  • He joined the Bundesliga club, RB Leipzig, on 24th June 2018 for a five-year deal. 
  • He scored against his later club Hertha BSC to score his maiden goal and mark a 3–0 win.
  • He finished the 2018-19 UEFA Europa League with 6 goals. 
  • On 31st January 2020, Hertha BSC announced the signing of Cunha.
  • On 25th August 2021, he joined Atlético Madrid on a five-year contract. 
  • He scored his first goal against Levante UD to seal a 2–2 draw.

Matheus Cunha International Career

  • Initially, he played for Brazil's under-23 team becoming the top scorer of the 2019 Toulon Tournament and the 2020 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament, winning the former and finishing as runner-up in the latter, thus securing qualification to the Olympics for the Brazil team with the latter performance. 
  • He was named to Brazil's squad for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo on 17th June 2021. 
  • He won a gold medal with Brazil at the Olympics, having scored 3 goals in 5 appearances at the tournament in August 2021.
  • He scored 21 goals in 24 games for the under-23 team. 
  • After that, he was called up to the senior Brazil squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification in September 2020. 
  • He played matches against Bolivia and Peru on 9 and 13 October 2020. 
  • He made his debut for the senior national team on 2 September 2021, in a World Cup qualifier against Chile, a 1–0 away victory. 

Matheus Cunha Awards and Achievements


  • Toulon Tournament Top Scorer: 2019


Brazil U23

  • Summer Olympics: 2020 
  • Toulon Tournament: 2019

Transfer History

  • Atlético Madrid on 24/08/2021 for 30M €
  • Hertha BSC on 30/01/2020 for 15M €
  • RB Leipzig on 30/06/2018 for 15M €
  • FC Sion on 30/06/2017 From Coritiba U20

How much is Matheus Cunha's Net Worth?

Matheus Cunha is a talented footballer whose net worth is estimated to have 7.5 Million euros as of 2022. His annual salary from his present club, Atletico Madrid is €3,000,000. His current market value is €30.00 Million as of June 3, 2022. He is living a luxurious lifestyle at present. 

Who is Matheus Cunha's Girlfriend?

Matheus Cunha is an unmarried man but he is an engaged man. He has a very beautiful girlfriend turned fiance namely Gabriela Nogueira. She hails from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and works as a lawyer. The couple is enjoying their present life a lot and they are planning to get married soon. They have a son namely Levi born in 2020. His sexual orientaiton is straight and he is not gay. 

Matheus Cunha Family

How tall is Matheus Cunha?

Matheus Cunha is a handsome footballer whose body type is athletic. He stands at the perfect height of 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in). His body weight consists of 76 KG. His hair color is black and his eye color is brown. Overall, he has got a healthy body with an attractive personality. 

Trivias About Matheus Cunha You Need To Know.

  • His playing position is forward.
  • He loves swimming.
  • He spends quality of time at the beach.
  • He made travelling his hobby.