Joao Cancelo moved out of Manchester City for the second time on a loan spell ahead of the 2023/24 season as he joined Barcelona. Now the Portuguese full-back has expressed his desire to continue at the Catalan club, given that he idolises former Barca superstar Ronaldinho.

Who Is Joao Cancelo?

Joao Cancelo is a Portuguese professional football player who plays as a full back for FC Barcelona, on loan from premier league club Manchester City and the Portuguese national team. Joao Cancelo was born on May 27, 1994 

Football Career Of Joao Cancelo

Hailing from Barreiro, Setúbal District, Cancelo began his football career with local team Barreirense. He then moved to Benfica’s youth system in 2007 at the age of 13, playing as a full back.

Cancelo made his debut for Benfica’s first team in a friendly against Gil Vicente in July 2012, playing the full 90 minutes as a right back. He continued to impress and eventually became a key player for the team, helping them win the national championship in 2013.

In 2014, Cancelo joined Valencia on a one-year loan with an option to purchase. He made his La Liga debut in September of the same year and quickly became a regular starter for the team, showcasing his versatility by playing in multiple positions.

Cancelo’s performances caught the attention of top clubs, and in 2018, he signed with Juventus on a five-year contract. He continued to excel, helping the team win the Serie A title and the Supercoppa Italiana.

In 2019, Cancelo made a move to Manchester City, becoming the most expensive right back in history. Despite initial struggles, he eventually found his form and played a crucial role in City’s success, earning a spot in the PFA Premier League Team of the Year.

In 2021, Cancelo joined Barcelona on a season-long loan, where he continued to impress with his performances. He scored his first goal for the club and provided key assists in important matches.

Cancelo has also represented Portugal at various youth levels and made his senior debut in 2016. He has been a key player for the national team, helping them win the UEFA Nations League in 2019 and reaching the quarter-finals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Is Joao Cancelo In A Relationship

Joao Cancelo is currently in a relationship with Daniela Machado. She is well known for being the girlfriend of Joao Cancelo. Cancelo and Daniela Machado have a daughter together. 

What Is Joao Cancelo’s Net Worth

Joao Cancelo has an estimated net worth of £7.1 million(approximately $80.09 million)

What Is Cancelo’s Transfer Value?

Joao Cancelo’s current transfer value is between €24.7 million €41.1 million.

What Is Cancelo Height And Weigth

Joao Cancelo is 1.82m tall and weighs 72kg.

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