Nuno Espirito Santo

Nuno Espirito Santo

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Updated On September 27, 2022

Nuno Espirito Santo is a famous Portuguese football manager and former footballer who played as a goalkeeper. Nuno Espirito Santo is now currently the manager of Saudi Professional League club Al-Ittihad.

Early Life

Nuno Espirito Santo was born on 25th January 1974, in São Tomé, Portuguese São Tomé and Príncipe. He is currently 48 years old. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. This personality is often referred to as simply Nuno. However, his parents and siblings are unknown. Hence, his educational background is unknown as well.


Nuno Espirito Santo is a Portuguese football manager and former footballer who played as a goalkeeper. Hence, he is currently the manager of Saudi Professional League club Al-Ittihad. Moreover, during his career he first made a name for himself in Spain, playing for three teams in five years.

Nonetheless, he returned to Portugal to represent Porto and also played professionally in Russia. Nuno was part of the Portuguese squad at UEFA Euro 2008 but never won a cap for the national team.

Furthermore, he started his coaching career at the Greek club Panathinaikos as an assistant. Then, he became a coach in 2012, leading Portuguese club Rio Ave to both domestic cup finals in 2014. He managed Wolverhampton Wanderers for four years. Also, in 2021, he took over as manager of Tottenham Hotspur but was relieved of his duties after four months in charge.

Moreover, he represented Portugal at the 1996 Summer Olympics, playing four matches for the fourth-placed team. Santo also played for the nation’s B team. This personality was called to the full squad competing in UEFA Euro 2008, replacing the injured Quim.

Likewise, in May 2004, Nuno was an unused substitute as Porto won the UEFA Champions League final. Hence, on 12 December 2004, he replaced club great Vítor Baía during extra time of the Intercontinental Cup final penalty shoot-out victory against Once Caldas. He was sold to Russian Premier League’s FC Dynamo Moscow in January.

Nuno Espirito Santo

Caption: Nuno Espirito Santo giving a speech. Source: Wikipedia

Net Worth

This personality has earned a lot of money from his successful career as a football manager. His net worth is around $7 million.

Relationship Status

Nuno Espírito Santo married Sandra. However, the exact marriage date is unknown. The couple has three children as of 2020. The information regarding his children is unknown to the media. This personality maintained a pretty low profile. They have a very happy family who shares happiness and sorrows together.

Body Measurements

Nuno has a well-maintained body. He has a lean and healthy body. Santo is around 6 feet and 2 inches tall. Likewise, he weighs around 84kg. However, his other body measurements are unknown. Santo has brown eyes and black hair.

Social Media

Nuno is active on Twitter and Facebook only. He joined Twitter in October 2015 and has 51.5 K followers on his Twitter handle @Nuno. Likewise, he has around 109K followers on his Facebook account.


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