Mateus Caramelo

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Aracatuba, Brazil
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Aracatuba, Brazil

Mateus Caramelo was a Brazilian professional football player. Mateus Caramelo played as a right-back for Chapecoense on loan from So Paulo FC.

Early Life and Childhood

Mateus Caramelo was born on 30 August 1994, in Aracatuba, Brazil, and his age is 28 years old as of the year 2022. His real birth name is Mateus Lucena dos, Santos.

Talking about Mateus’s parents, there is no information available on the internet about his parents’ names and professions. Similarly, there is no information about Mateus’s siblings.

Mateus Caramelo is known to be a Brazilian by nationality and belongs to the Christianity religion, and his zodiac sign is Virgo.


Caramelo was killed in the LaMia Airlines Flight 2933 crash on November 28, 2016, while working for Chapecoense in the Colombian village of Cerro Gordo, La Union, Antioquia.


Talking about Mateus Caramelo’s formal education, Mateus Caramelo grew up in Aracatuba, Brazil and he might have done his schooling at a local school in Aracatuba. Furthermore, Mateus’s additional academic credentials are unavailable. Mateus may have started to play at an early age, and that’s why he might have skipped college.

Career and Professional Life

Mateus Caramelo, then 14, joined Mogi Mirim’s youth setup in 2009. He made his senior debut on April 21, 2013, starting in a 1-0 Campeonato Paulista home win over Sao Paulo. Caramelo started the next two games, a 6-0 thrashing of Botafogo-SP and a 1-1 draw with Santos before his team was eliminated in the semifinals after a penalty shootout.

Caramelo and Mogi’s teammate Roni signed with Sao Paulo on May 17, 2013. On June 6, he made his Serie A debut, coming on as a second-half substitute for Maicon in a 0-1 home loss to Goias. Caramelo was included in the main squad after returning from the loan in January 2016. He was loaned out for the third time after the arrival of Julio Buffarini, primarily as a backup to Bruno.

Similarly, Caramelo, who was rarely used by Tricolor in the previous season, agreed to a one-year loan with Atletico Goianiense. He was a starter during the club’s Campeonato Goiano-winning season but was demoted to second-choice during the Serie B season.

Caramelo scored his first professional goal on October 3, 2014, in a 1-1 draw away to America Mineiro. Caramelo joined Chapecoense on loan until December 2015. During his first stint at the club, he was primarily used as a backup to starter Apodi.

Moreover, Caramelo returned to Chape on loan until the end of the season on August 5, 2016. Initially a backup to Gimenez, he overtook him in the final stages of the season.

Mateus Caramelo

Caption: Mateus Caramelo playing football on the ground. Source: Torcedores

Brand Endorsements

Mateus Caramelo has not endorsed any brand till now. Also, Mateus has not promoted anything till now and has not been seen in any collaborations with brands. No information is available regarding the other brands Mateus has cooperated with or not.

Awards and Nomination

Mateus Caramelo has been honored with Copa Sudamericana in 2016 (posthumously). Similarly, Mateus hasn’t received any prestigious title. Despite being a gifted athlete, Mateus has not won any awards in his life.

Mateus Caramelo – Net Worth 2023

Mateus has an estimated net worth of approximately around $1 million. Most of Mateus’s income sources are from his football career. Additionally, Mateus has worked very hard since his childhood to achieve this fame.

Mateus Caramelo

Caption: Mateus Caramelo posing on the football ground. Source: Jovem Pan

Relationship Status

Mateus may be single and not dating anyone right now. Mateus doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements. It is seen that Mateus was quite happy being single at that moment.


Mateus hasn’t been associated with any sort of rumors or controversies that would hamper his career. Also, Mateus avoids the media and avoids engaging in contentious behavior or situations that can damage his reputation.

Mateus Caramelo – Body Measurements

Mateus stands at the height of 6 feet tall and weighs 73 kilograms. But Mateus’s exact body measurements are not available.

Similarly, Mateus Caramelo has beautiful black eyes and hair but his dress size and shoe size are not available.

Mateus Caramelo

Caption: Mateus Caramelo on the football ground. Source: YouTube

Social Media

Mateus Caramelo is not available on any other social media sites including Facebook. Moreover, Mateus Caramelo is no more in this world and he had always kept things private in his personal life. As a result, he doesn’t have any existing social media sites. There are, however, some fake Mateus profiles, some of which have been suspended.