Marcos Aoas Correa (born 14 May 1994) popularly referred to as Marquinhos is a Brazilian professional footballer, who plays as the defender of Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain that he captains and also for the Brazil nation’s team. Primarily a central defender the player can also be a right-back or a defensive midfielder.
His first club was Corinthians and, after winning at the 2011 Copa Libertadores he moved to Roma to sign a contract that was EUR3 million. Marquinhos had a steady presence during his first season when Roma made it to the Coppa Italia Final. Then, in the summer of 2013, Marquinhos made the move from Paris Saint-Germain for EUR31.4 million for a five-year deal that is one of the biggest prices for a player below 20 years old. He has been awarded 23 trophies at the club including the six Ligue 1 titles. Marquinhos has been less frequent in his appearances since the arrival of his fellow compatriot David Luiz in 2014, then returning to his central role following the latter’s transfer in the year.
Marquinhos made his official world debut with Brazil in 2013 and was a part of the under-21 team that took home at the 2013 Toulon Tournament. He also represented Brazil in the 2014 Copa America and the following year’s Copa America Centenario and was awarded a gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Then, he took part in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the 2019 Copa America, and the 2021 Copa America, winning the title of 2019.
|Birth Name||Marcos Aoas Correa|
|Nick Name||* Kaiser Franz * Marquinhos|
|Age||28 (as in 2022) Years|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Taurus|
|Birth Place||Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|Date of Birth||14 May 1994|
|Nationality||* Brazilian * Portuguese|
|Residence||Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|Home Town||Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|Hobbies||Watching Movies, Horse Riding|
In May of 2015, Marquinhos told Le Parisien that he had been engaged to Brazilian performer and reality TV participant Carol Cabrino. Marquinhos proposed to Carol Cabrro beneath The Eiffel Tower. The couple had a civil ceremony in June of 2016. They had their daughter on the 1st of November 2017 with Cabrino being the first to go into labor as she watched Marquinhos playing in a Champions League match against Anderlecht at the Parc des Princes. The baby was born on December 1, 2019.
In a game of PSG as well as Nantes on the 14th of March in 2021 Marquinhos his parents were taken hostage during an armed murder. The teammate Angel Di Maria was in similar circumstances and his family was taken the victims of the same robbery.
|Mother’s Name||Alina Aoas Marquinhos With His Mother|
|Father’s Name||Marcos Barros Correa Marquinhos With His Father|
|Brother(s)||Luan Aoas Correa Marquinhos With His Brother|
|Marital Status, Wife and Children|
|Wife/Spouse||Carol Cabrino Marquinhos With His Wife|
|Marriage Date||June 2016|
|Marriage Place||Not Available|
|Children||Daughters- Maria Eduarda Cabrino Correa Sons- 1- Name Not Available Marquinhos With His Wife And Children|
|Educational Qualification||Not Available|
|Career Manager||Not Available|
|Debut Club||* July 19, 2013 Paris Saint-Germain F.C.|
|Debut International||*2016: Brazil national under-23 football team|
|Jersey Number||* 5 (Paris Saint-Germain) *4 (Brazil national team of football under 23)|
|Current Team(s)||* Paris Saint-Germain * Brazil national team of football for under-23s|
|Strengths||* Speed * Strength * Technical Ability * Direct Running * Attacking Movement * Ability to utilize his body to defeat the opposition|
|Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements|
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters – 183 cm in metersin meters 1.83 in meters- 1.83 in feet inches – 6’0″|
|Weight (Approx.)||in kilograms- 79 kg in pounds- 174 lbs|
|Chest Size||40 inches|
|Biceps Size||10 inches|
|Waist Size||30 inches|
|Extra Ordinary Features|
|Race / Ethnicity||Latino Dual Portuguese and Brazilian|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Distinctive Features||Not Available|
|Dress Size||Not Available|
|Shoe Size||9.5 US|
|Favorite Playing Position||Defender|
|Favorite Car||Range Rover|
|Favorite Video Games||FIFA 2017|
|Favorite TV Series||narcs|
The style of the game
Marquinhos (right) is compared by some to Thiago Silva (left) who was his team’s club or international teammates.
Regarding his playing position Marquinhos is most often used as a central defender however, he has also been utilized at right-back as well as in a defensive or central midfield position. He is praised for his anticipation, speed and intelligence as well as his technical abilities, composure and passing skills, his elegance on the ball and his confidence in the possession area, which allows him to cut down attacking teams and then move the ball forward or begin offensive plays from behind.
After signing with Roma, Marquinhos described himself as a fast player with an excellent sense of position that can return many balls and is able to make himself a part of an opponent due to his ability begin attacking from behind. He cited Thiago Silva his model. In March 2015 Marquinhos said to FourFourTwo that he made up for his height average for the position by improving his power and speed which he learned by studying PSG Assistant manager Claude Makelele. He also praised the manager Laurent Blanc, a former player himself who urged the PSG defensive players to attack in set-pieces and instructing them on the proper positioning for that particular setting.
The fellow Roma player Nicolas Burdisso said in August 2012 that Marquinhos was “a little phenomenon. He has speed, heading ability, he knows what to do, he is humble. He is a little Thiago Silva”.
The month of January, 2014 Marquinhos received a mention in the British publication The Observer as one of the top ten new players to be found in Europe. The article read “He has the temperament to remain undaunted, the talent to succeed, and could benefit from playing alongside his club team-mate, Thiago Silva, with whom he enjoys a solid understanding at wealthy Paris Saint-Germain.”
Marquinhos Net Worth
An agreement was inked by the centre in conjunction with Paris Saint-Germain in July 2017 and he earned a salary in the region of 13.3 million euro (11.5 millions pounds) annually. After looking at the numbers the figure is EUR 65,933 (PS56,972).
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||EUR75 million (PS65 million)|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||EUR60 million|
|Annual Salary||10 million EUR|
|Per Month Salary||EUR1,108,333 (PS963,768)|
|Per Week Salary||EUR255,769 (PS222,408)|
|Per Day Salary||EUR36,438 (PS31,686)|
|Per Hour Salary||EUR1,517 (PS1,319)|
|Per Minute Salary||EUR25 (PS22)|
|Market Value||65 Million Euro (56 Million Pound)|
|Income Source||Professional Footballer|
|Cars Collection||Range Rover|
The Brazilian player has played the majority of his career playing for French powerful Paris Saint-Germain. It is believed that he has an estimated net worth of EUR75 millions (PS65 million). With a market worth of EUR65 million (PS56 million) the center-back of 25 years old is at the height of his abilities.
Facts About Marquinhos
- As a young boy Marquinhos began playing football at the age of eight. Corinthians were within Serie A in the Brazilian Championship. The player’s development continued at a an impressive rate and was crowned in 2012 the Copa Libertadores with Corinthians.
- He made his world debut in the match against Honduras on the 16th of November 2013.
- Marquinhos joined the game in the 71st second minute and Brazil defeated the hosts 5-1. In the same year, he was only in one game for Brazil.
- The 2015 Copa America in Chile was his first major tournament. The victory of 2-1 against Venezuela was his sole chance to play in the tournament.
- Marquinhos is a young and talented player who has the ability and temperament to perform at the top level.
- Marquinhos was named as one of the top ten most promising youngsters within Europe in The Observer, a British paper The Observer in January 2014.
- In July of 2013, Marquinhos signed a five-year agreement with the French club Paris Saint-Germain for a fee of $31.4 million. It was an unheard of amount for a young player.
- He scored a number of goals during his time playing for PSG. He scored on the first game of his UEFA Champions League debut against Olympiakos as well as against Toulouse at the end of his 2nd Ligue 1 game.
- For the season 13-14, Marquinhos was a part of the PSG team which scored a record score of 86 points.
- In the 2014-15 and seasons of 2015-16, Marquinhos did not have much to contribute to. The Silva-Luiz team was constantly in contact and this restricted Marcos chances. Following the season, there was speculation that the defender might leave the club.
- Unai Emery sold Luiz back to Chelsea and Marquinhos received more chances afterward.
What is Marquinhos famous for?
Marquinhos is Marquinhos is a Brazilian professional footballer, who currently plays as a defender at Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and is also the captain of the team. Marquinhos is well-known because of his agility, speed and technical ability in addition to his agility and the ability to think.
How did Marquinhos earn his nickname?
When Marquinhos was playing for Roma the club, he was playing as “Marcos” to avoid being confused with his teammate Marquinho (without an “S”).
What is the race of Marquinhos?
In October of 2013, Marquinhos, who is of dual Portuguese and Brazilian nationality, announced that he was open to playing for Portugal. Portugal nation’s team.
Which teams did Marquinhos played for?
- Paris Saint Germain FC
- Brazil the national team of football