Joao Pedro Cavaco (Portuguese pronunciation: born on 27 May 1994) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays the position of an attacking fullback with Premier League club Manchester City and for the Portugal National team.
After completing Benfica’s academy for youth, Cancelo started playing for Benfica’s reserve side in 2012 before being made a first-team player two years after. Then, he was loaned for La Liga club Valencia during the 2014-15 season, before Los Ches made the move permanent in the summer of. Cancelo was loaned from Serie A team Inter Milan in 2017-18, during which time he was named in the SerieA’s team of the year. The player’s performance sparked the attention of Italian opponent Juventus who took him on in 2018 at a reported cost in the region of EUR40.4 million. In his time with Bianconeri, Cancelo won the league as well as also the Supercoppa Italiana in his first and only season. In the year 2019, he was recruited to the English team Manchester City, for a reported sum that was EUR65 million (PS60 million). The club has since won the Premier League title and a League Cup with the club. In the 2020-21 season, he played significant part playing a significant role in Manchester City reaching their first UEFA Champions League final.
Cancelo made his debut as a senior player in the national team of Portugal in 2016, after having been capped by the nation’s youth team with 75 caps, as well as scoring 3 goals all-in. Additionally, he was part of Portugal’s under-21 squad that made it to the 15th UEFA European Championship Final. He was picked to Portugal’s team to play in next year’s UEFA Nations League Finals on home turf and won the first edition of the tournament alongside his country.
- Celebrated Name Joao Cancelo
- Age 27 Years
- Nick Name Joe
- Birth Name Joao Pedro Cavaco Cancelo
- Birth Date 1994-05-24
- Gender Male
- Profession Footballer
- Nationality Portuguese
- Birth Nation Portugal
- Place Of Birth Barreiro, Portugal
- Horoscope Gemini
- Ethnicity White
- Religion Catholic
- Career Start 2002
- Father Joseph Cancelo
- Mother Filomena Cancelo
- Brothers Pedro Cancelo
- Marital Status In a Relationship
- Girl Friend Daniela Machado
- Children Alicia
- Height 6 feet. 1 inch
- Weight 74kg
- Body Type Athletic
The month of January 2013 was when the mother of Cancelo’s Filomena died in a collision along the A2 motorway in Seixal. Cancelo was asleep with his brothers and was only injured in a minor way. Due to the emotional burden, it affected his family, Cancelo considered retiring from football.
On the 23rd of June, 2019, his girlfriend Daniela Machado revealed the birth of their child. It was a girl who was named Alicia who was born on the 23rd of December, 2019.
On the 30th of December, 2021, his home in Manchester was burglarized by four men who snatched the jewelry he had kept in his possession. Cancelo took action in self-defense, and suffered facial injuries however, he assured his family that he was secure.
Cancelo is a player with Portugal at U19 level in 2012.
Cancelo was a member of Portugal at Portugal’s participation in the 2012 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. He was also picked for the next edition in Lithuania.
In his under-20s team Cancelo played in 2013, the FIFA World Cup and the 2014 Toulon Tournament. He was a part of two games at the first tournament, and the nation reaching the round of 16.
Cancelo made up the team of under-21s which competed at the 2014 European Championships. He was replaced by the left-back Raphael Guerreiro midway through the second portion of the semi-final 5-0 victory against Germany in his first appearance at the tournament as a runner-up in the final to Sweden.
Cancelo was summoned as a rookie to the senior squad by the head coach Fernando Santos on 26 August 2016 and played the entire 90 minutes in a friendly 5-0 win against Gibraltar at Porto on September 1 and scored the 3rd goal. In the next month, the player scored two more goals in the same the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Andorra (6-0 home, 6-0) as well as Faroe Islands (away, same score).
In May of 2018, Cancelo was included in the preliminary 35-man squad to play in Finals Day in Russia however, He did not make the selection. Cancelo was picked for each of the four matches during the league stage in the 2018-19 UEFA Nations League group stage and helped the hosts Portugal get to the first Nations League Finals in June 2019. The UEFA Nations League Finals, Portugal defeated the Netherlands 1-1 in Porto to claim the trophy.
Cancelo was originally included in Portugal’s team for UEFA Euro 2020 in June 2021. However the test showed positive for COVID-19 a few days before the team’s debut game against Hungary He was later substituted in the team with Diogo Dalot.
Cancelo plays in the Portugal U19 team. Portugal the U19 team in 2012
Cancelo was a member of Portugal during his country’s appearance at the 2012 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. He was also chosen for the next edition in Lithuania.
In his under-20s team Cancelo was a participant at his 2013 FIFA World Cup and the 2014 Toulon Tournament. He played in two games at the latter tournament, with his country making it to the round-of-16.
Cancelo played in the squad for under-21s which competed at the 2014 European Championships. He was replaced by right-back Raphael Guerreiro midway through the second part of the 5-0 semi-final victory over Germany for his sole appearance at the tournament as a runner-up in the final to Sweden.
Cancelo was summoned in his first appearance for the senior squad by the head coach Fernando Santos on 26 August 2016. He played the full 90 minutes during a friendly 5-0 victory over Gibraltar on the island of Porto on September 1 and scored the 3rd goal. The following month, the player scored two more goals in the same the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Andorra (6-0 home, 6-0) as well as Faroe Islands (away, same score).
In May, Cancelo was included in the preliminary 35-man squad to play in the Finals to be held in Russia However, He did not make the selection. Cancelo was picked for each of the four games during the league stage in the 2018-19 UEFA Nations League group stage and helped the hosts Portugal get to the first Nations League Finals in June 2019. At the UEFA Nations League Finals, Portugal defeated the Netherlands by 1-0 in Porto to take home the trophy.
Cancelo was originally included in Portugal’s squad to play UEFA Euro 2020 in June 2021. However the player was tested positive for COVID-19 just two days prior to Portugal’s first game against Hungary and was then removed from the squad with Diogo Dalot.
Cancelo Salary & Net Worth Revealed
What is his salary?
In August of 2019, the right-back signed a contract in August 2019 with Manchester City that nets him an impressive pay that is 4.5 million euros (4.1 Million Pounds) annually. We’ve looked up the figures, which is equivalent to earning the equivalent of EUR22,308 (PS20,266) each day, and EUR930 (PS20,266) per hour!
|Each the year||EUR4,500,000||PS3,913,043|
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Net Worth & Market Value
|Net Worth:||33 Million Euro (30 Million Pound)|
|Market Value:||55 Million Euro (50 Million Pound)|
The Portuguese fullback has been a part of several of the most prestigious clubs around the world, such as: Portuguese giants Benfica; Spanish club Valencia; Serie A powerhouses Internazionale and Juventus. In the summer of 2019, He signed a new six-year contract for Premier League club Manchester City. His net worth is estimated to be around the range in the region of EUR33 millions (PS30 million) and a the market value is north of EUR55 millions (PS50 million).