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William Carvalho

Facts About William Carvalho

Celebrated Name William Carvalho
Age 30 Years old.
Nick Name William Carvalho
Birth Name William Carvalho
Birth Date 1992-04-07
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Place Of Birth Luanda, Angola
Birth Nation Angola
Nationality Angola and Portugues
Horoscope Aries
Ethnicity African
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2003
Awards 2013-14 LPFP Primeira Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year, 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship: Player of the tournament/Team of the tournament , etc.
Father Simão Carvalho
Mother Catarina Silva
Siblings Simone Carvalho
Marital Status In a Relationship
Son Bryan Carvalho
Height 6 ft. 2 inches
Weight 79kg
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $1 Million-$10 Million
Salary £1.9 Million
Current Club Real Betis
Position Defensive midfielder
Jersey Number 14
Links Facebook Twitter Instagram

A Portuguese international football player, William Silva de Carvalho, professionally known as William Carvalho plays for Spanish club Real Betis and Portugal national team. His playing position is a defensive midfielder and wears the shirt number 14. He started his professional football career from Portuguese club Sporting CP in 2011 and has played for Fatima and Cercle Brugge as well. He has won 2014-15 Taca de Portugal and 2017-18 Taca da Liga at Sporting.

He has represented Portugal at different age levels before making his senior international debut in 2013. He was a key member of the Portugal national team that won the 2016 Euro Cup defeating France 1-0 in the final.

He is also the recipient of the 2013-14 LPFP Primeira Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year and UEFA European U21 Championship Player of the tournament.

Best Known for

  • He was the member of the Portugal national team that won the 2016 Euro Cup defeating France 1-0 in the final.

Early Life of William Carvalho

William Carvalho was born on 7 April 1992. His birthplace is Luanda, Angola. He is the son of Simao Carvalho and Catarina Silva. His parents moved to Portugal when Carvalho was a few years old kid. He holds Angolan and Portuguese nationality and his ethnicity is African. He follows Christianity. His grandfather Praia and his uncle Afonso were also footballers, who played at Angolan club Progresso Associacao do Sambizanga.

He started training football at Algueirao at the age of 11. The following year, he joined Mira Sintra in 2004, where he was the youngest player in the team as well as their captain. 

Career of William Carvalho

  • In 2005, Carvalho joined the youth system of Portuguese club Sporting CP. Six years later, he was promoted to the senior team in 2011. 
  • He was loaned to another Portuguese club Fatima for half of a season in 2011.
  • Returning from Fatima, Sporting CP loaned him to Belgian club Cercle Brugge K.S.V in 2012.
  • Carvalho scored his career-first professional goal in April 2012 against OH Leuven.
  • Carvalho returned to Sporting at the end of the 2012-13 season at the Cercle Brugge.
  • Several European clubs eyed him. Sporting rejected the offer from Arsenal to sign him in 2014.
  • He helped Sporting to win the 2014-15 Taca de Portugal and 2017-18 Taca da Liga.
  • He received SJPF Player of the Month at Sporting in October, November, December in 2013, and in March 2014. He was also named SJPF Young Player of the Month for the month of August, September, October, and November in 2013, and in March and April in 2014. In addition, he was awarded LPFP Primeira Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year in 2014.
  • On 13 July 2018, he joined Real Betis on a five-year contract. The club paid €16 million plus an additional €4 million in variable costs for 75% of the player's rights, with €10 million more to come later for a further 20% of his rights depending on certain conditions and achievements.  He made his La Liga debut on 17 August 2018 in a 0-3 home loss against Levante UD.  In his first season, he made 43 appearances for the club, providing 5 assists in all the competitions. 
  • During his 2019-20 season, he made only 13 appearances for the club as he suffered a spinal disc herniation and did not return until February 2020.
  • On 20 September 2020, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 win against Real Valladolid. During his 2020-21 season, he made 30 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals in all the competitions.
  • During his 2021-22 season, he made 49 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions as Real Betis won the Copa del Rey that season.

International Career of William Carvalho

  • Carvalho was eligible to play for both Portugal and Angola. He chose to represent Portugal despite getting offers from Angolan Football Federation.
  • Initially, he has represented Portugal at different age levels including U17, U18, U19, U20, and U21.
  • Carvalho was named the player of the tournament, where he helped Portugal's U21 to reach the 2015 European U21 Championship final, which they lost against Sweden.
  • Carvalho was the key player for the Portugal national team that won the 2016 Euro Cup defeating France 1-0 in the final.
  • Carvalho also represented Portugal at the 2014 Word Cup. He has also represented his country in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, where they were eliminated by Uruguay in the Round of 16.
  • He then represented Portugal at the UEFA Euro 2020 where they were eliminated by Belgium in the Round of 16. 
  • He was also part of Portugal's squad that won the 2018-19 UEFA Nations League.
  • Since his debut, he has obtained 73 caps and scored 5 goals for Portugal.

Personal Life of William Carvalho

Looking at his personal life, William Carvalho is not married. However, the Portuguese is not single. He is in a relationship with his beautiful girl whose name has not been disclosed yet. He has not shared many details about his relationship status as he maintains his personal life private. The couple is blessed with one son named Bryan Carvalho. He had shared a couple of pictures with his love and son on his social media accounts. At present, he is living happily with his love and son together.  Any updates on his love life will be updated here soon.

Net Worth of William Carvalho

William Carvalho is a Portuguese professional football player who currently plays for La Liga club Real Betis. He is a very successful footballer and his major source of earnings is from his football career. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In July 2018, he joined Real Betis on a five-year contract. The club paid €16 million plus an additional €4 million in variable costs for 75% of the player's rights, with €10 million more to come later for a further 20% of his rights depending on certain conditions and achievements. As of 2022, his net worth is believed to be around $1 million-$10 million where he received £1.9 million as a yearly salary from his current club. In addition, his market value is around €16 million.  With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.     

How tall is William Carvalho?

William Carvalho stands at a height of 1.87m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 79kg.  Moreover, he has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body.

William Carvalho's Transfer History

  • He played for the youth team of Algueirão and Mira Sintra.
  • In 2005, he joined the youth team of Sporting CP and began his career at the club.
  • In August 2011, he was loaned to C.D. Fátima in the third division for six months.
  • He then played one and a half seasons on loan with Cercle Brugge K.S.V. in the Belgian Pro League starting from January 2012, featuring alongside several Sporting teammates who were there on the same basis.
  • In July 2018, he joined Real Betis on a five-year contract. The club paid €16 million plus an additional €4 million in variable costs for 75% of the player's rights, with €10 million more to come later for a further 20% of his rights depending on certain conditions and achievements.

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 10.
  • He was a key member of the Portugal national team that won the 2016 Euro Cup defeating France 1-0 in the final.
  • He was also part of Portugal's squad that won the 2018-19 UEFA Nations League.