Last updated on August 6th, 2023 at 12:02 pm
Facts About Rui Patricio
|Celebrated Name||Rui Patricio|
|Age||35 Years Old|
|Nick Name||Rui Patricio|
|Birth Name||Rui Pedro dos Santos Patricio|
|Height||6 Feet 3 Inch|
One of the popular professional football Player is named as Rui Patricio who plays for Portugal National Team. He is a well-known celebrity. He is famous for contribution to professional life. He is best at the goalkeeper position. Currently, he is playing for A.S ROMA. He had played for Sporting CP. His Shirt number is 1. He is representing himself in Russia for the World Cup 2018 as a part of the Portugal team by showing his talent to all.
Rui Patricio's Early Life
Passionate and enthusiastic player, Rui Patricio was born on 15th Feb 1988. His full name is Rui Pedro dos Santos Patricio. He was born and raised in Marrazes, the city of Portugal. His nationality is Portuguese.
Rui Patricio's Body Features
Talking about his body, his height is 1.89 m. His weight is of 84 Kg. He has a balanced body with good health.
Rui Patricio's Early Career
On 19th November 2006, he made his Primeira Liga debut, against the club, C.S. Maritimo in a winning score of 1-0 with Sporting. Later, Patricio made his UEFA Champions League debut against Manchester United in a 1-2 group stage defeat on 27th November 2007. Patricio also won the “Sporting’s Footballer of the Year Award” for a second consecutive year on 20th December 2012. Patricio was also shortlisted for the “2016 Ballon d’Or Award” on 24th October 2016. He was awarded the Man of the Match award in their 1-0 home victory over Rio Ave FC on his 400th game for the club Sporting CP.
On 1 June 2018, Patrício submitted a request to terminate his Sporting contract with grounds for just cause, due to the dressing room violence from supporters as well as seeing an €18 million move to newly promoted Premier League team Wolverhampton Wanderers fall through, after Sporting president Bruno de Carvalho pulled out of negotiations at the last minute. He completed the move on 18 June, on a four-year deal, and it was announced on 31 October that both clubs had agreed a €18 million deal as settlement of his departure to England.
On 13 July 2021, Patrício joined Italian side A.S. Roma, signing a three-year deal. He made his debut on 19 August in the first game under compatriot José Mourinho, a 2–1 win away to Trabzonspor in the first leg of the UEFA Europa Conference League playoffs. Three days later he made his first Serie A appearance, a 3–1 victory at home to ACF Fiorentina.
Rui Patricio's International Career
Patricio represented himself in his national country, England in both senior as well as junior levels in many tournaments since 2003. He also made his international debut for Portugal against Spain in a winning score of 4-0 friendly match on 17th November 2010. Also, he made his appearance in the Euro 2012 qualifying campaign in 5 games as a Portugal qualified for the final stage. For the “2014 World Cup," he was also included in Bento’s 23-man as a first-choice and made his competitive debut in the encounter against Germany in a score of the 0-4 defeat. Altogether he has won 68 caps his national side.
His name was also enlisted in the squad of Portugal national team in this World cup 2018 Russia. He had played in the World cup. He is one of the active players in this World cup.
As Portugal defeated the Netherlands in the 2019 UEFA Nations League Final on home soil at the Estádio do Dragão, Patrício earned his 81st cap, thereby surpassing Vítor Baía as the nation's most capped goalkeeper. After keeping his place at the delayed UEFA Euro 2020 in 2021, he reached 100 caps on 12 October that year in a 5–0 World Cup qualifying win over Luxembourg, becoming the seventh Portuguese and first goalkeeper to the landmark.
In March 2022, Patrício did not play in the World Cup playoffs, being replaced by Porto's Diogo Costa. At the finals in Qatar, the latter played all five matches in a run to the quarter-finals.
Rui Patricio's Personal life
Patricia married to Joana Pereira in June 2011. But unfortunately, they divorced a month later. They had been 7 years together. Later, he began dating Liliana Aguiar who is a Portuguese model. They also got separated after a few intervals of time. In 2019, he married Vera Ribeiro, with whom he has a son and a daughter.
Rui Patricio's Net Worth
The net worth of Patricia is estimated to have $10 million in 2023 with all of his properties and incomes. His salary is $3.5 Million.