Maxi Pereira Biography

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Maxi Pereira

Quick Facts Of Maxi Pereira

Celebrated Name Maxi Pereira
Age 34 years old
Nick Name Maxi, Pereira
Birth Name Victorio Maximiliano “Maxi Pereira Paez
Birth Date 1984-06-08
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Birth Nation Uruguay
Place Of Birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Nationality Maxi Pereira
Height 5 Feet 6 Inch
Weight 70 kg
Net Worth 9,000,000 Euros
Salary 627,000 Euros
Children Clara Pereira Llagarias, Belén Pereira Llagarias, Tomas Pereira Llagarias, Thiago Pereira Llagarias
Current Team FC Porto (#2 / Defender), Uruguay national football team (#16 / Defender)
Position Defender

Maxi Pereira is the famous well known Uruguayan professional football player. He plays his position as a right back for Portuguese club FC Porto and the Uruguay national team. He is playing currently in FC Porto club. He wears shirt number of 2 to play the football. He plays as a defender position from the right side.

About Maxi Pereira

Maxi Pereira was born in 8 June, 1984. His full name is Victorio Maximiliano Pereira Páez. He was born in Montevideo, famous place of Uruguay. He is a Uruguayan nationality. He uses his right foot mostly to play football. He entitled his nation, Uruguay in the three world cups and four Copa America tournaments, winning the 2011 edition of the latter tournament.

Club Career

Maxi Pereira began his club career by playing professionally with the sport club, Defensor sporting in the age of eighteen. He was in this club for five years making appearances in more than 120 games where he scores 25 goals. He scored his career best 12 goals in the Premiere Division of 2005-2006. After this Maxi Pereira went to S.L Benfica Club in Portugal accompanied by countryman Cristian Rodriguez, famous footballer. There, the club signed the player for €3 million and 70% of his right. Firstly, he played as a right midfielder in which he failed to adjust in that position in Portugal. Later, he did two consecutive scrore in home games in November 2007 against the Boavista F.C and A.C Milan where he scores the goal with his left foot. In 2009-2010, this club Benfica won the league after five years. He appeared in a total of 40 matches and he scored five goals.

On June, Maxi Pereira left Benfica club due to the expiration of the contract. After 15 days, he joined rivals FC Porto as a replacement for the club Read Madrid. There, his competitive debut occurred on August 15 in a 3-0 victory against Victoria S.C. He represented over 50 games for Porto and he is currently playing for this club.

International career

Since 2005, Maxi Pereira has been entitling his international side. On 26 October, 2005, he made his professional debut to his international side. He quickly became regular for his country, representing to Copa America in 2007. There he was selected for 2010 FIFA World Cup in South America where he played all games and minute. Unfortunately in the quarterfinals against Ghana, he missed his Penalty Shootout. He was undisputed started for his nation in the 2011 Copa America which was held in Argentina, with the national team winning its 15th continental tournament. He played fourteen times in qualification for the 2014 world cup winning against Peru with the score of 4-2. Maxi Pereira overtook Diego Forlan's record for his nation as the most capped player by earning his 113th in the team's final group game in the Copa America Centenario in the United states.

Personal Life

Maxi Pereira is quite silent about his personal regarding his affairs. Till now, his personal relationship either wife or girlfriend is not known. May be he is single or have been married. He has the height of 1.73 m. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He receives $2.5 million as his annual salary from the club Porto. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

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