Quick Facts of Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes
|Net Worth||$15 million|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||19 December, 1997|
Gabriel Magalhaes is a Brazilian footballer who plays center-back for Arsenal in the Premier League. Gabriel Dos Santos Magalhaes is his full name, however, he is known simply as Gabriel.
Gabriel Magalhaes’ Bio, Age
Gabriel was born in the Brazilian municipality of São Paulo on December 19, 1997. Gabriel was born to a little-known mother and Marcelo Magalhaes, his father. Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes is his full name. As of 2021, he is 24 years old and was born under the sign of Sagittarius. He was reared by his parents, although there is no information about his mother. However, the footballer appears to be quite close to his family, as he has been seen at numerous events with his parents and sibling.
Gabriel has a sister named Mayara and a brother named Vinicius whom he grew up with. After falling in love with football as a child, he spent part of his childhood in the Brazilian city of Florianopolis. Gabriel was still a child when a friend of his father recommended that he be taken to a football school, where he was immediately recognized as a talented young man after just a few weeks of playing. He is of Latin ethnicity and possesses Brazilian nationality. There isn’t much information available regarding his educational history. Gabriel’s idol, Neymar Jr, is someone he adores and admires.
Gabriel Magalhaes’ Height
The young man is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 78kg. He is a sportsperson and really likes working out and maintaining physical body statistics. However, no information is known regarding his specific body measurements. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.
Gabriel Magalhaes’ Career
Gabriel has always been passionate about football and has been in love with it since he was a child. Gabriel’s father sent him to football school when he was a child. The young football prodigy spent barely two weeks at the academy before his instructor indicated that he should go for a trial at Florianopolis-based club – Avai. Even though the boy passed the test, he refused to return to Avai when he returned to Sao Paulo to collect his belongings. He told his father that he didn’t want to leave because he was young and didn’t want to be separated from his beloved parents and siblings. His father, on the other hand, was supportive of him and wanted to see him pursue a career of his own in football that Gabriel was so in love with.
Gabriel eventually succumbed to his father’s demands and took advantage of the opportunity to pursue his passion. When the youngster first arrived at Avai, he aspired to be an attacker, and he idolized attacking players such as Robinho, Ronaldo, and Ronaldinho. His coach, on the other hand, tried him out in a variety of positions before deciding that he was most suited for the left-back position. He signs his first professional contract with Avai in 2016 when he is 16 years old.
In 2017, he was also a member of the team that was promoted to the Brasileiro Serie A.
At the age of 18, the young defender rose through the ranks of Avai and earned his debut for the club. Gabriel went on to make 21 appearances for the club before his ex-agent spoke with Lille’s President and secured his services.
Gabriel Magalhaes signed a four-and-a-half-year contract with Ligue 1 side Lille on January 31, 2017. Gabriel adapted to his new surroundings by playing for Lille’s ‘B’ team when he came to Lille. It wasn’t long before he was catapulted into the first team of the club, a move that came far too soon for the bright youngster. He struggled to find his feet and was loaned out to Troyes in France and then Dinamo Zagreb in Croatia.
After many appearances for Lille B, he was loaned to Troyes, a fellow Ligue 1 club, by then-head coach Marcelo Bielsa, before joining Dinamo Zagreb in Croatia, where he made only one league appearance for each club’s senior squad. Gabriel returned to Lille in 2018, winning his first match 2–0 against relegation-threatened Guingamp on February 10th, 2019. He went on to make 14 appearances for Lille this season, scoring his first goal in a 5–1 triumph over Paris Saint-Germain on April 14, 2019.
He signed a long-term contract with Arsenal on September 1, 2020, for a cost in the region of £27 million after add-ons. He made his Arsenal debut on the opening day of the 2020-21 Premier League season, scoring the second goal in a 3-0 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage. He was named Arsenal’s player of the month for September. On September 19, 2020, following his performance in Arsenal’s 2-1 win over West Ham. In October, he won the accolade again after appearing in five of Arsenal’s six games that month. He scored his first goal for Arsenal against Wolves in a 2-1 loss at the Emirates on November 29. After his performances in Arsenal’s 1-0 win over Manchester United on November 1 and their 0-0 draw against Leeds United on November 22, he was won his third player of the month award in December 2020. In a home game against Southampton on December 16, 2020, he received his first red card for Arsenal after receiving two yellow cards in the space of five minutes for fouls on Che Adams and Theo Walcott.
Gabriel, an aspiring footballer, has yet to play for his country at the senior level. He has played for Brazil at the U20 and U23 levels. At the 2017 South American U20 Championship, he represented Brazil at the U20 level. He was also expected to compete in the 2020 Summer Olympics for Brazil’s U23 national squad. However, because of the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, the event was postponed until 2021. He earned his international debut with Brazil’s U23 national team in a 3-1 friendly win over South Korea’s U23s on November 14, 2020. The youthful footballer will be promoted to the senior team soon.
Gabriel Magalhaes’ Girlfriend
The professional career of the young footballer is his main priority. He is currently seeing Gabrielle Figueiredo, a gorgeous girl, as of 2021. Gabrielle is from a religious household and was born in Rio de Janeiro. She is a make-up and cosmetics specialist who owns her own fashion label. When the couple published a few photos on their social media sites, it was confirmed that they were dating.
Gabrielle Figueiredo is also dear to him since he never misses a chance to flaunt her. Gabriel has a tattoo of his 24-year-old lover’s face on one of his arms, indicating that the Arsenal player has made up his mind to love her forever. Despite the fact that the player is six months younger than his partner, he always urges her to respect him and has posted about it on social media. The couple appears to be much in love and has been dating for a long time.
Gabriel Magalhaes’ Net Worth
Gabriel earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. He has an estimated net worth of $3 million to $15 million and his salary is €4.5 million. The exact reports are yet to be researched as the player is at the best stage of his career where he is bound to get involved in senior football to start as an international player.