Gonçalo Manuel Ganchinho Guedes, a professional football player for Wolverhampton Wanderers of the Premier League and the Portugal national team, was born on November 29, 1996. His European Portuguese name is salu.
Guedes made his professional debut for the reserves in April 2014 and for the main team six months later at Benfica, where he started his career. After scoring 11 goals in 63 games across all competitions and collecting five significant trophies, he moved to Paris Saint-Germain in January 2017 for a €30 million transfer fee. Before being loaned to Valencia in September 2017 for a €40 million transfer fee, he played just 13 games for PSG before joining them permanently the following season.
Goncalo Guedes Bio/Wiki
|Birth Name||Gonçalo Manuel Ganchinho Guedes|
|Nick Name||Goncalo Guedes|
|Age (as of 2022)||25 years|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Sagittarius|
|Birth Place||Benavente, Portugal|
|Date of Birth||29 November 1996|
|Hobbies||Music and Gym|
|Mother's Name||Not Available|
|Father's Name||Not Available|
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Brands Endorsed||Not Available|
|Current Team(s)||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
Height and , Weight
|Height (as of 2022)||1.79 m|
|Weight (as of 2022)||68 kg|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Portuguese|
|Favorite Playing Position||Forward|
|Favorite Car||Not Available|
|Favorite Drinks||Red Bull|
|Favorite Cell Phone/Brand||Iphone|
Guedes, a Benavente native, joined S.L. Benfica’s youth program in 2005 and eventually made it to the juniors squad. He scored every goal in a 5-0 victory against a side of boys three years older on his debut at the age of eight. In the first season of the UEFA Youth League in 2013–14, he was a member of the Benfica team and helped them defeat Paris Saint-Germain, Anderlecht, Manchester City, and Real Madrid on way to the championship.
He made his professional debut on April 19, 2014, for Benfica B against Porto B in a Segunda Liga match. He played 21 minutes in the eventual 4-1 away loss before being replaced by Rudinilson Silva.
Guedes signed a deal with Paris Saint-Germain that was valid until 2021 on January 25, 2017, for a transfer price of €30 million. He stated after signing that he aspired to be like his countryman and former PSG star Pauleta. Manchester United and PSG competed in a bidding war for their services.
Four days later, Guedes made his Ligue 1 championship-winning team debut, taking the place of fellow rookie Julian Draxler for the final three minutes of a 1-1 home tie with Monaco.
Guedes was given a one-season loan to Valencia of Spain on September 1, 2017. The connections made between his agent Jorge Mendes and the Valencia owners helped to make the trade possible.
Eight days later, Guedes made his La Liga debut, taking over for Andreas Pereira for the final 30 minutes of a scoreless draw at home against Atlético Madrid.
Guedes’ undefeated squad moved up to second place ahead of Real Madrid on October 15 after scoring the first goal of his loan in a 6-3 victory against Real Betis. Six days later, he contributed to Santi Mina’s 4-0 triumph over Sevilla with two goals and an assist. This was the sixth straight victory for the Che squad. The worldwide sports media praised him for his early-season performance.
Wolverhampton Wanderers of the Premier League acquired Guedes on August 8, 2022, for £27.5 million in a five-year contract. Five days later, in a goalless draw with Fulham, he made his debut in place of Hwang Hee-chan. On August 20, he started his first game in an away loss to Tottenham Hotspur, which ended 1-0.
Guedes was initially called up by Fernando Santos, the manager of Portugal’s first squad, on November 6, 2015, in preparation for international friendlies against Russia and Luxembourg. He made his international debut against the former eight days later, starting in a 1-0 loss in Krasnodar, becoming the first player under the age of 18 to do so since Cristiano Ronaldo.
In a 3-0 friendly victory against Saudi Arabia on November 10, 2017, Guedes scored his first goal as a senior international and assisted Manuel Fernandes early in the game.
Guedes was selected for the 23-person Portugal roster for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He scored twice in a 3-0 victory over Algeria at the Estádio da Luz in the last exhibition game before the tournament.
- Primeira Liga: 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17
- Taça de Portugal: 2016–17
- Taça da Liga: 2014–15, 2015–16
- Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira: 2016
- Ligue 1: 2017–18
- Coupe de France: 2016–17
- Trophée des Champions: 2017
- Copa del Rey: 2018–19
- UEFA Nations League: 2018–19
Goncalo Guedes Net Worth
The range of Goncalo Guedes’s net worth or income is thought to be between $26 Million. However, his major occupation as a soccer player has brought him a significant amount of wealth.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||$26 million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||$18.5 million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2020 (Approx)||$12 million|
|Annual Salary||$4 million|
|Income Source||Professional Footballer|
Goncalo Guedes FIFA 22 Stats
In FIFA 22, Goncalo Guedes has an overall rating of 81 and his potential is also 86.
He is currently 25 years old (as of 2022).
He is 179 cm tall.
He plays as a forward.
After his transfer to Wolverhampton Wanderers, his net worth is $26 Million (as of 2022).