Danilo Pereira Bio, Age, Career, Wife, Net Worth

Quick Facts of Danilo Pereira

Net Worth$17.25 million
Salary$5.13 million per year
Height6 ft 2 in
Date of Birth9 September, 1991
ProfessionSports

Danilo Luis Helio Pereira, better known as Danilo Pereira, is a Portuguese defensive midfielder who plays for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain on loan from Porto and for the Portugal national team.

Danilo Pereira’s Bio, Age

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Danilo Luis Hélio Pereira  (born September 9, 1991) is a Portuguese professional footballer who currently plays for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Portugal national team as a defensive midfielder or center-back.

He progressed through Benfica’s development system before joining Parma of the Italian Serie A in 2010. Before being signed by Maritimo in 2013, he was loaned to a number of clubs. He joined Porto for a reported sum of €4.5 million in July 2015, winning two Primeira Liga titles and one Taça de Portugal while being a part of the team that won the domestic double in 2020, making 202 appearances. He signed a one-year loan agreement with Paris Saint-Germain in October 2020, which was turned permanent at the end of the season.

Pereira, who was born in Guinea-Bissau, represented Portugal at the under-18, under-19, under-20, and under-21 levels as a youth, reaching the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup final. He debuted for the senior national team in 2015 and was a member of the squads that won UEFA Euro 2016 and the 2019 UEFA Nations League Finals on home soil.

Danilo Pereira’s Career

He began playing football for Arsenal 72’s young team in 1999 and continued until 2005. He joined Estoril’s youth team in 2005. He then joined Benfica’s youth team in 2008 and played there until 2010. He joined the Italian club Parma on a free transfer in 2010. He played the second half of the 2010-11 season on loan to Aris in Greece, where he appeared five times and scored two goals, before returning to the club when his loan period finished. On December 21, 2011, he made his Serie A debut, coming on as a late substitute in a 3-2 draw against Catania.

He returned to Portugal on August 1, 2013, when he joined Maritimo. He made his debut after 17 days in a 2-1 home triumph over his previous team Benfica. Danilo Pereira is a Brazilian footballer. Porto Danilo Pereira was a member of FC Porto’s domestic double-winning team in 2019-20. He scored his debut goal in a 2-2 home tie with Braga on December 19, 2013. He played his farewell match for the club on May 29, 2015, in a 2-1 loss to Benfica in the Taca do Liga final. He appeared in 57 games for the club between 2013 and 2015, scoring four goals. He joined FC Porto in July 2015 for a reported sum of €4.5 million, with a €40 million buyback clause.

Pereira was born in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, to Quinta Djata, a nurse, and moved to Portugal with his family when he was five years old. He began his football career with three clubs in the Lisbon area, before settling with Benfica.

Following Benfica’s decision not to sign Pereira to a professional contract, the Italian club Parma signed him on a free transfer. He played the second part of the 2010–11 season on loan to Aris in Greece and made his Serie A debut on December 21, 2011, in a 3–3 home draw against Catania. Pereira was loaned out again in 2012–13, this time to Roda in the Eredivisie, where he was first choice to assist his team avoid relegation.

Pereira returned to Portugal on August 1, 2013, and signed with Martimo. He made his Primeira Liga debut 17 days later, in a 2–1 home win over his previous club Benfica, and scored his first goal in a 2–2 home tie with Braga on December 19th. During the season, he made 32 competitive appearances, guiding his team to a sixth-place finish and narrowly missing out on UEFA Europa League qualification.

Pereira’s final outing for the Madeirans was a 2–1 loss against Benfica in the Taça da Liga final on May 29, 2015.

Pereira agreed to a four-year contract with Porto on July 2, 2015, for a transfer fee of €4.5 million, the most in Martimo’s history, with a €40 million buyout clause. In his first year, he had a career-high six goals — from 33 games – on route to a runner-up finish. After winning the “Drago de Ouro” trophy in October 2016, he was crowned Porto’s footballer of the year.

In September 2017, Pereira was named the Primeira Liga’s midfielder of the month, a performance he repeated in December. He sustained a calf injury during a League Cup match against Sporting CP on January 24, 2018, and was forced to sit out for many months.

Porto lost the penalty shootout 5–4 against Sporting in the Taça de Portugal final on May 25, 2019, after a 2–2 draw after extra time and despite Pereira completing his attempt. He took over as captain after Héctor Herrera left for Atlético Madrid. That season, his side won the league title, and he scored the opening goal in the 2–0 home win over Sporting that sealed the title on July 15, 2020.

Pereira joined Paris Saint-Germain on a one-year loan for a reported sum of €4 million on October 5, 2020, with a conditional obligation to buy for €16 million at the end of the season. He made his UEFA Champions League debut 15 days later, in a 2–1 loss at home to Manchester United in the group stage. That month, he made his Ligue 1 debut in a 4–0 demolition of Dijon at the Parc des Princes, where he played as a central defender. On February 27, 2021, he scored his first goal against the latter opponent, as he headed in a cross from a corner (same score).

PSG eventually finished second in the league, behind Lille. As a result, Pereira was obligated to make the move permanent, and his contract with the club was extended until 2025. He scored a brace for the first time in his career on February 6, 2022, in a 5–1 away win over Lille.

Danilo Pereira’s International Career

Pereira has chosen to represent Portugal on a global scale. He played in all seven games (six complete) and scored in the 2–0 semi-final win against France for the under-20 team that placed second at the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Colombia.

On March 31, 2015, Pereira made his senior international debut in Estoril, replacing fellow debutant Bernardo Silva after 62 minutes of a 0–2 friendly loss to Cape Verde. Manager Fernando Santos also chose him for the UEFA Euro 2016 squad, and he scored his first goal in the last warm-up game, a 7–0 triumph over Estonia in Lisbon on June 8.

Danilo Pereira’s Wife

Danilo Pereira is a single man according to his personal life. The Portuguese celebrity, on the other hand, is not single. He is rumored to be dating Jessi, his lovely girlfriend. He hasn’t revealed anything about his current relationship. On his social media pages, he had posted a handful of photos with Jessi. They frequently appear in public together, and his girlfriend frequently pays him visits during games to cheer him on. Any new information about his romantic life will be posted here.

Danilo Pereira’s Height

Danilo Pereira is 1.88 meters tall, or 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He is 83 kilograms in weight. He has a muscular physique. His eyes are brown, and he has balding hair. He has a straight sexual orientation.

Danilo Pereira’s Net Worth

Danilo Pereira makes a living as a professional football player. Contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements are all sources of money for him. He joined FC Porto in July 2015 for a reported sum of €4.5 million, with a €40 million buyback clause. In October 2020, he signed a one-year loan agreement with Paris Saint-Germain for a reported sum of €4 million, with an option to buy for €16 million at the end of the season. His estimated net worth is €15.8 million as of 2022, and his income has yet to be announced, despite his market value of roughly €24 million.  His salary is around €4.7 million per year.

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