Matheus Nunes Bio, Net Worth, Age, Career, Parents, Height, Transfer

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Matheus Nunes

Facts About Matheus Nunes

Celebrated Name Matheus Nunes
Age 23 Years
Nick Name Matheus
Birth Name Matheus Luiz Nunes
Birth Date 1998-08-27
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Place Of Birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Birth Nation Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Ethnicity Brazilian-white
Religion Christian
Race White
Horoscope Virgo
Father Timo Nummelin
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football career
Net Worth $1 million to $5 million
Salary £13,000 per month
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 78kg
Body Type Athletic
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color Dark brown
Current Team Sporting CP
Position Midfielder
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Matheus Luiz Nunes, professionally known as Matheus Nunes is a Brazilian footballer. He is well recognized for playing as a midfielder for Primeira Liga's side Sporting CP and the Portugal national team. He began his career with Ericeirense, before moving LigaPro side Estoril and helped Sporting win a double of the Primeira Liga and Taca da Liga in the 2020-2021 season. He opted to play for the Portugal national team, and made his senior international debut in 2021, being chosen in Portugal's squad for the UEFA Euro 2020. Matheu scored his first international goal on 24th March 2022 in a 3-1 home win over Turkey in the semi-finals of the 2022 World Cup qualification play-offs.

What is Matheus Nunes Famous for?

  • Being a Brazilian footballer.
  • For playing as a midfielder for Primeira Liga side Sporting CP and the Portugal national team.

What Nationality is Matheus Nunes?

Matheus Nunes opened his eyes for the very first time on 27th August 1998 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is of Brazilian nationality and he came from Brazilian-white ethnicity. Likewise, his religious belief is in the Christian religion and his race is white. Nunes has celebrated his 23rd birthday as of 2021 and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Virgo. He is the son of his father, Timo Nummelin whereas his mother's name has not been disclosed yet.

Matheus Nunes with his mom

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Matheus Nunes Career Timeline

  • Matheus Nunes began his football career playing with local side Ericeirense after which he made his senior debut for Ericeirense during the 2015-2016 season, in the Lisbon Football Association. 
  • He then started the 2017 pre-season on trial at Oriental, but was not signed due to a thigh injury, and subsequently returned to his first club.

Estoril

  • Matheus signed with Estoril in the summer of 2018 and made his debut in the LigaPro on 14th October in a 2-2 draw against Varzim. He was associated with the reserve team during most of his spell.

Sporting CP

  • Nunes joined Sporting CP of the Primeira Liga on a five-and-a-half-year contract on 29th January 2019 and his performances against Sporting for Estoril in the Taça da Liga group stage in the 2018-2019 season was noted by the Sporting scouting team, who decided to sign him.
  • He received his first call-up to the first team by manager Rúben Amorim on 4th June 2020 and agreed to a contract extension on 23rd October.
  • On 2nd January 2021, he scored his first goal in the Portuguese top division, closing the 2–0 home victory over Braga and his second came the following 1st February, in injury time to help the hosts defeat Benfica 1-0 in the Derby de Lisboa, being named man of the match.
  • On 15th September, he earned a permanent place in the starting eleven in his UEFA Champions League debut, he provided an assist for Paulinho in a 5–1 away defeat to Ajax.
  • On 15th February 2022, in the first leg of the round of 16 ties of the Champions League, despite his team 5-0 home loss to Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, who was impressed by the calibre of Matheus's performances, praised him as "one of the best players in the world".

Matheus Nunes Celebrating After Goal

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International career

  • Matheus received his Portuguese passport after living in the country for ten years on 8th August 2021 and was called up by Brazil national team manager Tite as one of nine replacements for the players based in the United Kingdom, for three 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Chile, Argentina, and Peru; However, Nunes refused the call, due not having the complete vaccination for the COVID-19, which was a standard required in Portugal.
  • He decided not to represent his country of birth after he was contacted by Portugal's national team manager Fernando Santos, who convinced him to represent Portugal.
  • As well, he was called by Portugal on 30th September 2021 for 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Luxembourg and a friendly with Qatar. He won his first cap on 9th October, starting the 3-0 friendly win over Qatar in the Algarve.
  • Additionally, Matheus scored his first international goal on 24th March 2022 in a 3-1 home win over Turkey in the semi-finals of the 2022 World Cup qualification play-offs.

Awards and Achievements

Sporting CP

  • Primeira Liga: 2020-2021 
  • Taca da Liga: 2020-2021, 2021-2022 
  • Supertaca Candido de Oliveira: 2021 

Individual

  • Primeira Liga Midfielder of the Month: October/November 2021

Matheus Nunes Kissing Trophy

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Transfer News

  • Sporting CP on 01/05/2020
  • Sporting CP U23 on 31/01/2019 for
  • Estoril Praia on 01/07/2018 From Ericeirense

Is Matheus Nunes Dating Anyone?

Matheus Nunes is an unmarried man. There is not much about his personal relation and girlfriend as he always maintains a distance in his private life and media. So we can surely assume that Nunes is currently living a single life. Since he is still unmarried and single there isn't any chance of him being through a divorce. Concerning his sexual orientation, he is straight.

What is the Net Worth of Matheus Nunes?

Matheus Nunes is a talented man who has a net worth of between $1 million to $5 million as of 2022. He also earns a handsome amount of salary which is around £13,000 per month. He has reached great heights in his career already and he still has a lot more to do. He has a long road ahead of him and he definitely holds all the potential to make it big in sports. In addition, his major source of income is his football career.

Professional Footabller, Matheus Nunes

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How tall is Matheus Nunes?

Matheus Nunes is 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) tall and his body weighs around 78kg. He's got an unconventional good look and raw appeal about him. Reasons for his amazing personality could be his roots. He has dark brown hair and eyes color. Matheus definitely has emerged as another teen sensation in the scene. Moreover, his body build type is athletic.

Did You Know?

  • He started his career with Ericeirense, before moving LigaPro side Estoril.
  • Nunes opted to play for the Portugal national team, and made his senior international debut in 2021.
  • He plays as a midfielder for Primeira Liga side Sporting CP and the Portugal national team.
  • In 2020-2021, Nunes helped Sporting win a double of the Primeira Liga and Taça da Liga.
  • Nunes also posses a good anticipation and reading of the game, which allows him to make effective interceptions and challenges