Lucas Paqueta

Lucas Paqueta Net Worth, Income, Career & All Wiki [World Cup 2022]

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What is Lucas Paqueta recent Net worth?
$14 million

Who is Lucas Paqueta?

Lucas Paqueta is the professional name of Lucas Tolentino Coelho de Lima, a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as an offensive midfielder for Ligue 1 club Lyon and the Brazil national team. His number on the jersey is 10. He began his career as a member of Flamengo’s youth academy when he was ten years old, and in 2016, he was named to Brazil’s Under 20 team. He had a total of 6 goals for Flamengo during the 2017 season. Furthermore, on July 2, 2021, he came on as a half-time replacement and scored in the 47th minute to give Brazil a 1-0 win over Chile in the Copa America quarter-finals.

Lucas Paqueta, full name Lucas Tolentino Coelho de Lima, was born on August 27, 1997, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is a Brazilian national of Latino ethnic origin. Similarly, his race is black and his faith is Christian. Lucas will turn 24 in August of 2021, having celebrated his 23rd birthday in 2020. His star sign is Virgo, according to his birthdate. We don’t know much about his parents, but we do know that he has a brother named Matheus Paqueta, who is also a professional player in Brazil.

Lucas Paqueta is a happily married player, having married his beautiful wife Maria Eduarda Fournier in 2018. They both appear to be very content in their home lives. She is a strong supporter of him and his chosen vocation. There is a lot of affection between the two of them, and we hope it will continue to be thus in the future. Lucas is straight when it comes to his sexual orientation.

Lucas Paquetá (Lucas Tolentino Coelho de Lima), an AM RC for Olympique Lyonnais, makes £49,000 per week and £2,548,000 per year. The net worth of Lucas Paquetá (Lucas Tolentino Coelho de Lima) is £11,935,040. His current deal runs out on June 30, 2025.

Lucas Paqueta has a healthy body weight of 72 kg and stands at an optimum height of 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in). His dark brown hair and eyes are lovely. His endearing smile, overall manner, and steadily rising reputation in the sport make him an ideal capture. Lucas’ physique is athletic. He has 5.7 million Instagram followers and 807.5 thousand Twitter followers.

The Career of Lucas Paqueta

Lucas Paqueta Lyon

Player: Lucas Paqueta Lyon (source: Bein Sports)

Lucas Paqueta began his football career at Flamengo in 2007, when he was ten years old. He won the 2016 Copa Sao Paulo de Juniores and was immediately promoted to the club’s senior team. In March 2016, he was promoted to Flamengo’s professional team and received a contract extension until 2020. On March 5, 2016, he made his professional debut in a 3-1 win over Bangu in a Rio de Janeiro State League match, and on February 19, 2017, he scored his first professional goal in a 4-0 victory against Madureira at the Estadio Raulino de Oliveira in Volta Redonda.

He scored in the 2017 Copa do Brasil final in a 1-1 tie against Cruzeiro at the Maracana Stadium, and supporters regarded him as Flamengo’s best player, alongside Juan. In the 2018 Campeonato Carioca, he was named the best left-winger of the tournament and was the only Flamengo player named to the tournament’s best team.

On the 10th of October 2018, news agencies in Brazil and Italy claimed that A.C. Milan and Flamengo had agreed on a €35 million deal for the transfer of players. The transfer was made official on the 4th of January 2019, with Milan declaring the player had signed a five-year contract. Lucas debuted for the club on January 12th, 2019, playing 85 minutes before being substituted by Fabio Borini, and he also appeared in the 2018 Supercoppa Italiana.

On January 21, 2019, he made his Serie A debut in a 2-0 win over Genoa at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris and scored his first goal for Milan in a 3-0 win over Cagliari. He scored in honor of the Flamengo under-15 team members who died in a fire at his old club.

On September 30, 2020, Olympique Lyonnais confirmed the signing of Lucas, who signed a five-year contract for €20 million. The midfielder was named the best foreign player in the French Championship, Ligue 1, in the 21/22 season. More than 20,000 individuals voted in favor of the election, which was held by popular vote. Paquetá, who is 25 years old, competed against PSG defender Marquinhos, Lens marfileo midfielder Fofana, and Lille Canadian captain Jonathan David.

On 1st April 2016, Lucas Paqueta was called up for the first time to represent Brazil U20 in two friendly matches in Europe, scoring his first goal in a 2-1 win over England U20 on 4th September. When he was 18, he was called up for the “Quadrangular de Selecoes” event in October 2016, as well as to practice with the Brazil U23 team in preparation for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

In March 2020, he received his first official call-up to the under-23 team. Coach Tite chose Lucas as one of twelve alternates for the Brazilian national team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, despite the fact that he was the youngest of the 35 players on the 23-man roster and preliminary roster.

Paqueta was called up to the Brazilian national team for the first time by manager Tite for friendlies against the United States on August 17th and El Salvador in September 2018. Later, same month, on September 7th, he made his national team debut, coming off the bench to replace Philippe Coutinho in the 71st minute of a friendly against the United States. On March 23, 2019, Lucas scored his first goal for Brazil in a 1-1 friendly tie against Panama while donning the historic No. 10 shirt.

He was also named to Brazil’s 23-man team for the 2019 Copa America, which will be held in May. On July 2, 2021, he came on as a half-time replacement and scored in the 47th minute to earn Brazil a 1-0 win over Chile in the Copa America quarter-finals. After three days, he scored the only goal of the match in the semi-final against Peru.

He came on as a half-time replacement in the 2021 Copa América quarter-final match against Chile on July 2, 2021, and scored in the 47th minute to earn Brazil a 1–0 victory. He scored the only goal in the semi-final against Peru on July 6, 2021, after an assist from Neymar Junior.

Career Earnings:

Year Weekly Wage Yearly Salary Club Position League Age Contract Expiry
2022 £49,000 £2,548,000 OL AM RC Ligue 1 23 30-06-2025
2021 £44,000 £2,288,000 Olympique Lyonnais M/AM Ligue 1 22 30-06-2025
2020 £52,000 £2,704,000 Milan M/AM Serie A 21 30-06-2023
2019 £82,000 £4,264,000 A.C. Milan M/AM Serie A 20 30-06-2024
2018 £720 £37,440 Clube de Regatas do Flamengo M/AM Campeonato Brasileiro Série A 19 31-12-2020
2017 £700 £36,400 CR Flamengo M/AM Brasileirão 18 31-12-2020
2016 £1,000 £52,000 CR Flamengo M/AM Brasileirão 17 31-12-2017
2015 £60 £3,120 CR Flamengo M/AM Brasileirão 16 31-01-2016
2014 £40 £2,080 CR Flamengo M/AM Brasileirão 15 31-12-2017

Awards, Titles, and Achievements

Lucas Paqueta Brazil

Player: Lucas Paqueta Brazil (source: Bein Sports)

Paqueta has won a couple of titles and several individual awards in his career.


  • Campeonato Carioca: 2017


  • Copa América: 2019


  • Campeonato Carioca Team of the Year: 2018
  • Bola de Prata: 2018
  • Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Team of the Year: 2018
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year: 2020–21
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month: October 2021
Below is the chart showing the comparison of Lucas Paqueta's goals with other Midfielder players. The selected players for comparison include Dani Olmo, Jordi Alba, Jack Grealish, Marquinhos.