Diogo Jota

Diogo Jota

Diogo Jota
Quick Facts About Diogo Jota
Celebrated Name Diogo Jota
Age 27 years old
Nick Name Jota the Slotter
Birth Name Diogo José Teixeira da Silva
Birth Date 1996-12-04
Gender Male
Profession Portuguese footballer
Nationality Portuguese
Place of Birth Massarelos, Porto, Portugal
Ethnicity White Caucasian
Residence Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Religion Roman Catholic
Father Joaquim Silva
Mother Isabel Silva
Sexualorientation Straight
Partner Rute Cardoso
Marital Status Unmarried
Net Worth 8 million euros
Salary 3.3 million euros
Height 5 ft 10
Weight 70 Kg
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Build/Type Athletic
Current Team Liverpool FC
Coach Jürgen Klopp
Jersey Name Diogo J.
Jersey Number 20
Position Forward, winger
Team Played Gondomar, Paços de Ferreira, Atlético Madrid, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Liverpool

Who is Diogo Jota?

  • Diogo Jota is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League giant Liverpool and the Portuguese national team.
  • Jota is a former Portugal youth international, representing his country at under-19, under-21, and under-23 levels. He made the squad for the 2019 UEFA Nations League Finals, which Portugal won, and made his senior international debut in November 2019.
  • Jota helped EFL Championship club Wolverhampton Wanderers (Wolves) gain promotion to the Premier League for the first time since 2012. He joined the club in July 2018 on a permanent deal for a reported €14 million and went on to make over 100 appearances for them. In September 2020, Jota signed for Liverpool for a fee reported to be €50 million.

Portuguese football national team

Early Life

  • Diogo Jota was born on the 4rth day of  December in 1997 in Massarelos, Porto, the second-largest city of Portugal. The baby Jota was born under the birthname Diogo José Teixeira da Silva. He was born on December fourth which means his star sign falls under Sagittarius. His religion is Christianity. He is a Catholic by birth. He belongs to the white Caucasian ethnicity.
  • Jota was born into a Portuguese middle-class joint family. He was born to his hardworking father, Joaquim Silva, and his lovely mother Isabel Silva. His parents gave their full supported to build up their son's football career. He grew up playing football at a very small age and followed the footstep of his elder brother André Silva who is also a footballer. His other family members consist of an uncle, aunts, niece, nephew among others.
  • Jota started playing junior-level football in 2005 at Gondomar Sports Club in Porto. He joined more popular F.C. Paços de Ferreira's youth setup in 2013, from Gondomar SC. He was promoted to the main squad at the start of the 2014–15 season. 

Diogo Jota Girlfriend, Wife & Dating

Diogo Jota and his girlfriend Rute Cardoso

  • Diogo Jota is currently dating his long-time girlfriend Rute Cardoso. The hot blonde also hails from Portugal. The young lady has to be from Porto because Diogo Jota met her in 2013. He was still a youth player back then.
  • Their love story is heartwarming just because of its longevity. Not a lot of youngsters, these days, stick around for that long. It could be genuine love, or this woman can see the future in this guy. 
  • Rute’s been a keen supporter of him ever since she met him. She has also followed him around the world. The two love to go on trips together and they can be seen enjoying peaceful holidays on the beach.
  • These long-time partners have welcomed their first child together, a baby named Dinis in February 2021. The 24-year-old Portuguese international took to Twitter to announce the birth of their newborn son. They are also planning to marry soon.

Diogo Jota Net worth Contract & Salary

  • In January 2018 the winger signed a contract with Liverpool that nets him a whopping salary of 3.3 million euros per year. This means he earns €9,016 (£7,797) per day and €376 (£325) per hour. 
  • He has only recently been upgraded to a huge contract and as such he is expected to make a way much salary over the next years. Expect his Net Worth to rise significantly over the years, as of 2021, he is worth 8 million euros.
  • His market value is getting higher and higher as well. He is proving that he can perform on the highest level and strikers are usually worth a lot of money on the transfer market. His market value is €40 million (as of March 18, 2021). Diogo is endorsed by Addidas and currently wears the Adidas Predator 20.1 Low -White/Gold football boots.
  • The footballer lives in a luxurious apartment in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom along with his girlfriend and their son. He drives a black car. 

Diogo Jota Liverpool F.C.

How tall is Diogo Jota?

  • Diogo Jota is 5 ft 10 inches tall and weighs around 70Kg. He has an Athletic build body. He has pair of brown eyes.
  • He looks handsome in his short hairstyle that is Dark brown in color.
  • He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at Liverpool football training center for warm-ups and training. 

Facts About Diogo Jota

  • #1Jota first appeared in the Primeira Liga on 20 February 2015.
  • #2He scored his first goals in the competition on 17 May.
  • #3He became youngest player to score for the F.C. Paços de Ferreira in Primeira Liga in 2015.
  • #4While having a contract with Atlético Madrid from 2016 to 2018 he did not play any of the matches for the club.
  • #5He scored his first goal on 15 August 2017 in English Championship.
  • #6Jota made his debut in the premier league on 11 August 2018.
  • #7 Jota netted three times in the 4–3 home victory over Leicester City on 19th January 2019.
  • #8He is only the second Portuguese player to score a hat-trick in the Premier League.
  • #9His 131st and last appearance for Wolves was in their Europa League quarter-final against Sevilla on 11 August 2020.
  • #10 Jota was awarded Liverpool Player of the Month in October 2020.