Joao Cancelo

Joao Cancelo Net Worth, Income, Career & All Wiki [World Cup 2022]

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What is Joao Cancelo recent Net worth?
$37 million

Who is Joao Cancelo?

Joao Cancelo (born 27 May 1994) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Manchester City and the Portugal national team as a right-back, left-back, or right-winger.

He is viewed as one of the most amazing fullbacks on the planet. Joao Cancelo is a flexible and adaptable player who can play right defender, left-back, or right winger for both club and national team.

Cancelo joined Benfica’s reserve squad in 2012 after graduating from the club’s development academy and was promoted to the first team two years later.

During the 2014–15 season, he was loaned to La Liga club Valencia, with Los Ches making a move permanent in the summer of 2015.

Cancelo spent the 2017–18 season on loan with Inter Milan in Serie A, where he was named to the Serie A Team of the Year.

Cancelo’s achievements piqued the eye of Italian rivals Juventus, who bought him for €40.4 million in 2018. Cancelo won the league and the Supercoppa Italiana in his first and only season with the Bianconeri.

Joao Cancelo Portugal

Playerszoom: Joao Cancelo Portugal (Source: Skysports)

Cancelo represented Portugal at all levels of youth, earning 75 caps and three goals. In 2016, he made his senior debut.

An English team named Manchester City signed him in 2019. Cancelo last appeared in a Premier League match on May 15, when he played 90 minutes for Manchester City in a 2-2 draw with West Ham United.

This season, the defender has one Premier League goal and seven assists to his name. He’s been arrested seven times now.

On December 19, he scored his first goal of the season in a 4-0 victory over Newcastle United. Manchester City, which currently leads the Premier League with 90 points, will host Aston Villa in their next Premier League encounter on May 22.

Cancelo appeared in 28 Premier League games for Manchester City last season, scoring two goals and providing three assists.

Cancelo is one of the wealthiest soccer players and one of the most popular. Cancelo’s net worth is estimated at $37million.

The 27-year-old Portuguese is 71inches tall and weighs 74kg. He is active on Instagram having 2.4million followers.


The Career of Joao Cancelo

Joao Cancelo is a well-known player in the world of football. He works really hard and has received several prizes and accolades for his exceptional contributions to his professional games. Similarly, he has a large and enthusiastic fan base.

He has loved football since he was a child and has played for F.C Barreirense and SL Benfica’s youth systems. These two clubs are from his youth.

In July 2012, he sent off his vocation with Benfica’s first group in a match against Gil Vicente FC. Joao Cancelo alongside his group won the Primeira Liga and Portuguese League Cup in 2013/14. Then, at that point, he was sent borrowed to Spanish La Liga club, Valencia CF for a season in 2014 and sent off his vocation in the La Liga against Cordoba CF.

In the 2014-15 season, he only made 13 appearances as Antonio Barragán’s primary backup. Cancelo and Valencia signed a permanent deal on May 25 that runs through June 30, 2021. The fee for the move was €15 million.

Cancelo made his UEFA Champions League debut on September 16, 2015. He scored one goal in a 3-2 loss to Zenit Saint Petersburg in the encounter.

His Club’s jersey number is 27 and Country’s jersey number is 21.

At 21 years and 107 days, he became the 5th youngest Champions League goalscorer.  He scored his first league goal for Valencia on April 20, 2016. Eibar was defeated 4-0 in the encounter.

Cancelo joined Inter Milan on a one-year loan until June 30, 2018, with the option to make a move permanent on August 22, 2017.  Geoffrey Kondogbia was also loaned to Valencia as part of the transaction.  On August 26, 2017, he made his Serie A debut in a 3-1 win against AS Roma.

Joao Cancelo Defender

Playerszoom: Joao Cancelo Defender (Source: Skysports)

In late August 2017, he suffered a knee ligament injury while on international duty.  His first game back from injury was a 3-2 victory against AC Milan on October 15, 2018.  He was a member of the Serie A Team of the Year in 2017-18.  Inter Milan chose not to make the loan permanent at the end of the season.

Juventus signed Joo Cancelo to a five-year contract worth €40.4 million on June 27, 2018.  On August 18, he made his Juventus debut in a 3-2 victory over ChievoVerona.

On January 16, 2019, he earned his first title with Juventus after Juventus defeated AC Milan 1-0 in the 2018 Supercoppa Italiana.  He would play in Juventus’ Scudetto-clinching 2-1 victory against Fiorentina.

Currently, He’s playing for the English Premier League team, Manchester City as a left-back.

Cancelo signed Manchester City, the English Premier League winners, on August 7, 2019. The contract was for £27.4 million over six years, with Danilo joining Juventus for a further £60 million. As a result, Joo Cancelo became the most expensive right-back in history.

On August 25, 2019, he made his Premier League debut as a replacement for Kyle Walker in a 3-1 win against Bournemouth. On December 18, 2019, he scored his first goal for Manchester City in a 3–1 win over Oxford United in the EFL Cup quarter-finals. Due to injuries, he made his first start of the 2020-21 season on October 17, 2020. Arsenal was defeated 1–0 in the match. Cancelo scored his first Champions League goal on November 3, 2020.

This incredibly gifted footballer has been a part of the Portuguese national team from the age of 16 to 21. He got promoted to the senior team for the first time since 2016.

In a friendly encounter against Gibraltar on September 1, 2016, Joao Cancelo scored his first international goal. He has earned six caps for his country, scoring three goals.

Cancelo was included in the preliminary 35-man roster for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia in May 2018, however, he was not selected for the final selection. Cancelo’s selection for Portugal’s Euro 2020 team was confirmed on May 20, 2021.

However, he was forced to withdraw from the Champions League group stage after testing positive for COVID-19.

He is expected to play in World Cup 2022 as a key player from Portugal.

Awards, Titles, and Achievements

He has won 10 different titles with his clubs, nations, and individual award.

Manchester City

  • Premier League: 2021-2022, 2020-2021
  • League Cup: 2020-2021, 2019-2020


  • Super Cup: 2014-2015
  • Primeira Liga: 2013-2014
  • Taca de Portugal: 2013-2014
  • Taca de Liga: 2013-2014


  • Serie A: 2018-2019


  • UEFA Nations League: 2018-2019


  • Serie A team of the year(2017-2018)