Ricardo Horta Bio, Net Worth, Family, Facts, Wiki, Transfer, Awards

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Ricardo Horta

Facts About Ricardo Horta

Celebrated Name Ricardo Horta
Age 27 Years
Nick Name Ricardo
Birth Name Ricardo Jorge Luz Horta
Birth Date 1994-09-15
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Place Of Birth Sobreda, Portugal
Birth Nation Portugal
Nationality Portuguese
Race White
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Portuguese-white
Horoscope Virgo
Siblings 1
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football career
Net Worth $25 million
Height 6 ft 1 in / 185 cm
Weight 170 lb / 77 kg.
Hair Color Light brown
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Type Athletic
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Ricardo Jorge Luz Horta is a Portuguese professional footballer who is professionally known as Ricardo Horta. He is well recognized for playing for Braga and the Portugal national team as a right-winger. He played his youth soccer at Ginasio Corroios, Benfica, and Victoria Setubal whereas he began playing for the Portuguese national team in 2013. He also represented Vitoria de Setubal, and he spent two years with Malaga in La Liga. He is also active in social media as he has gained more than 64.3K followers on his Instagram account. Horta was recalled by Fernando Santos for the upcoming 2022-2023 UEFA Nations League games in May 2022, after almost eight years in the international wilderness, playing 20 minutes in the 1-1 draw with Spain in Seville on 2nd June and scoring for his team's goal.

Ricardo Horta Famous For

  • Being a Portuguese professional footballer.
  • for playing for Braga and the Portugal national team as a right-winger.


What is Ricardo Horta Real Name?

Ricardo Horta took birth on 15th September 1994 in Sobreda, Portugal. His real name is Ricardo Jorge Luz Horta and his religion is Christian. Horta is Portuguese by nationality and Portuguese-white by ethnicity. He has celebrated his 27th birthday as of 2021 and as per his birthdate, his star sign is Virgo. Thus, his race is white. He has not shared any details regarding his parents however we know that he has one sibling a younger brother, André Horta, who is also a footballer. 


Ricardo Horta Career Timeline

Vitoria Setubal

  • Ricardo Horta kicks off his carer joining Vitoria de Setubal's youth ranks in 2011, signing from S.L. Benfica after which he made his first-team and Primeira Liga debut on 7th April 2013, coming on as a second-half substitute for Cristiano in a 2-1 away loss against Rio Ave FC.
  • He then scored his first professional goal on 9th December 2013, the game's only against Academica de Coimbra.

Malaga

  • Horta signed a five-year deal with La Liga side Malaga CF on 12th July 2015 and made his debut in the competition on 23rd August, starting in a 1-0 home win over Athletic Bilbao.
  • He scored his first goal on 6th January 2015, in a 2-0 defeat of Levante UD in the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey also at La Rosaleda Stadium and finished his spell with 56 appearances in all competitions.

Braga

  • Ricardo was loaned to S.C. Braga for one year on 5th July 2016 as he later joined the club permanently, with Juan Carlos adding two more seasons to his contract to take him through to 2024 in September 2019.
  • He set the club's record for goals in the European competition on 10th December in a 2-0 home win over FC Zorya Luhansk in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League.
  • On 23rd May 2021, he closed the 2-0 defeat of Benfica in the final of the Taca de Portugal and became captain after Fransergio's move to FC Girondins de Bordeaux in 2021-2022. 
  • He scored in the first minute of a 3-2 loss at neighbors F.C on 15th May, Famalicao on the final day, thus moving ahead of 1940s player Mario Laranjo as Braga's top scorer with 93.

International career

  • Ricardo was part of the Portugal under-20 team at the 2014 Toulon Tournament and the under-21 one at the 2015 and 2017 UEFA European Championships.
  • He scored in his only appearance in the 2015 competition, in a final runner-up position in the Czech Republic, and earned his first cap for the full side one week before his 20th birthday replacing William Carvalho early into the second half of a 0-1 home loss against Albania for the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifiers on 7th September 2017.
  • Horta was recalled by Fernando Santos for the upcoming 2022-2023 UEFA Nations League games in May 2022, after almost eight years in the international wilderness, playing 20 minutes in the 1-1 draw with Spain in Seville on 2nd June and scoring for his team's goal.


Awards and Achievements

Braga

  • Taca de Portugal: 2020-2021 
  • Taca da Liga: 2019-2020; runner-up: 2016-2017, 2020-2021

Portugal

  • UEFA European Under-21 Championship runner-up: 2015

Individual

  • Primeira Liga Forward of the Month: January 2020, February 2022, April 2022 
  • Primeira Liga Player of the Month: January 2020, April 2022

Transfer News

  • Sporting Braga on 18/07/2017 for free
  • Malaga on 30/06/2017 at the end of loan
  • Sporting Braga on 05/07/2016 at loan
  • Malaga on 12/07/2014 for 500k €
  • Vitoria de Setúbal on 01/01/2013 From Vitoria Setubal U19

Is Ricardo Horta Dating Anyone?

Ricardo Horta is an unmarried man. There is not much about his private relation and girlfriend as he always maintains a distance in his personal life and media. Since Horta 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 Ricardo Horta?

Ricardo Horta is a versatile man who has a net worth of $25 million as of 2022. He also earns a fine amount of salary which is around thousands of dollars per year. His current market value is €20.00m which is also his highest market value as of 10th March 2022. Horta has established himself an identity already. In addition, his major source of income is his football career.

How tall is Ricardo Horta?

Ricardo Horta is 6 ft 1 in / 185 cm tall and his body weighs around 170 lb / 77 kg. He has light brown hair and dark brown eyes color. Moreover, his body build type is athletic. Horta has also inked some gorgeous tattoos on his body.

Did You Know?

  • He has gained fame playing winger for S.C. Braga and the Portuguese national team.
  • He played his youth soccer at Ginasio Corroios, Benfica, and Vioria Setubal.
  • He began playing for the Portuguese national team in 2013.
  • His brother Andre Horta is also a professional soccer player.
  • He replaced William Carvalho in a UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying game.