Ederson Moraes is a famous Brazilian footballer. Ederson Moraes has gained international fame as the goalkeeper of Manchester City as well as the Brazil national team.
Table of Biography
Ederson Moraes was born on 17 August 1993 and he is currently 28 years old. He hails from Osasco, Brazil, and his zodiac sign is Leo. Moreover, his full name is Ederson Santana de Moraes. He has dual citizenship of Brazilian and Portuguese. He acquired the latter in the year 2016.
Career and Professional Life
Professionally, Ederson Moraes is a footballer. People recognize him for being the goalkeeper for Manchester City -Premier League club as well as the Brazil national team. Additionally, this player is the Guinness World Recorder for “Longest Football Drop Kick”. He achieved this record after he kicked the ball 75.35 meters or 247 feet 2 inches across the ground at the Etihad Campus. He made this record on 10 May 2018. Moreover, he has also won the Premier League Golden Glove in the year 2019–20 as well as 2020–21. While writing this biography, this personality is the one holding the title.
Talking about the beginning of his career, this footballer started his career at São Paulo in the year 2008. This was prior to joining the Portuguese side of Benfica a year later. On the Portuguese side, this footballer spent two seasons. Then in the year 2012, this young footballer transferred from Ribeirão to Primeira Liga side Rio Ave. Subsequently, the footballer became a regular starter.
In the year 2015, this footballer rejoined Benfica and was assigned to the reserves. This was prior to his debut for the 1st team. With Benfica, the footballer won 4 major titles in two seasons. For the 2017–18 season, this young footballer joined the English club Manchester City. Joining the City for £35 million, this player became the most expensive goalkeeper of all-time in terms of the nominal value of pound sterling at the time of his transfer. The player then won the Premier League as well as the EFL Cup in his 1st season in England. Likewise, this player also won a domestic treble the next season.
Furthermore, this player made his senior debut for Brazil in the year 2017. This was after previously being capped at the under-23 level. Moreover, this player was chosen in Brazil’s squad for the 2018 World Cup. He was also chosen for both the 2019 and 2021 Copa América. Playing in the 2019 tournament, this goalkeeper won the game.
Ederson Moraes is a happily married guy. His wife’s name is Lais Moraes and the two tied the knot in April 2014. Together, the lovers have three children and their names are Yasmin, Henrique, and Laurinha.
Ederson Moraes stands tall at an approximate height of 1.88 meters or 6 feet 2 inches and his weight is around 89 kgs. Talking about his tattoos, this player has numerous tattoos all over his body. These include a rose and a skull on his neck and an angel’s wings on his back. He also has a Portuguese League trophy tattoo on his leg that he won for Benfica in the years 2016 and 2017. Furthermore, the goalkeeper has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.
Social Media and Net Worth
Talking about his social media presence, Ederson joined Twitter in April 2016 and so far has more than 256.7K followers on his @edersonmoraes93 account. Likewise, he is available on Facebook with 1.5 million followers and on Instagram under the username @ederson93 with 2.4 million followers. Moving on, this football goalkeeper has a net worth of $16 million US dollars.