About João Palhinha

João Palhinha is a Portuguese footballer who plays for S.C. Braga on loan from Sporting CP as a defensive midfielder. He is a strong defensive midfielder who is very good at ball recoveries and positional play.

Famous For 

  • He is known for playing defensive midfielder in his current club "SC Braga". 
  • Recently, he has also come in highlight due to his transfer news with English Premier League Club "Wolves". 

João Palhinha Famous for

Early Life of João Palhinha

João Palhinha was born on 9 July 1995 in Lisbon, the Capital City of Portugal. His birth name is João Maria Lobo Alves Palhinha Gonçalves. He holds Portuguese nationality and belongs to white European ethnicity. His birth sign is Cancer. His birthday falls on 9th July of every year. 

His Parent' identity and family background are not revealed yet. He grew up in his home town Lisbon and attended the local school and developed his interest in playing football from a very small age. 

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How was the career of João Palhinha?

Early (Youth) career 

João Palhinha began his early football career by joining the youth team of local football club "Alta de Lisboa" at the age of 13, where he played for one year from 2008-2009. From 2009-2012, He played for another Local Club Sacavenense FC. Then from 2012–2014, Palhinha joined and played for the youth team of a popular and most highlighted clubs of Portugal "Sporting Club Portugal". 

Professional (Senior) Career of João Palhinha

João Palhinha began his professional football career by joining the reserve team i.e. Team "B" of  Sporting CP. He made his debut for the team "B" on 3 February 2014 by playing in a match against Portimonense S.C. for the Segunda Liga (Portugal's second-highest division league Championship) championship of 2013-14 season. Palhinha scored his first senior goal for Sporting CP on 4 April 2015 in a match against Leixões SC.

From July 2015 to January 2016 he was loaned to Primeira Liga club Moreirense F.C. He made 29 appearances for Moreirense F.C. but did not score any goals. Then from 2016-17, he was again loaned for another Primeira Liga "C.F. Os Belenenses". Palhinha scored only one goal for "C.F. Os Belenenses" in his 13 appearances. He made his competitive debut with the first team of Sporting CP on 21 January 2017 in a match against  C.S. Marítimo. He scored his first goals for  Sporting CP on 12 October 2017, scoring twice in a 4–2 away win over ARC Oleiros for the 2017-18 season of "Taça de Portugal". 

In 2018,  Palhinha was loaned to  S.C. Braga where he played the 2018/19 season of Primeira Liga. João Palhinha has been a regular pick during his two seasons with Braga and helped the club qualify for the 2018/19 Europa League. Palhinha along with "Braga FC" team-mate won the "Taça da Liga: 2019–20"

 on 25 January 2020 which was played between Braga and Porto as the Finalist. As of 2020, He is playing for the 2019/20 season of Primeira Liga for the Club. In his 41 appearances for Braga FC, Palhinha has scored 3 goals for the club.

João Palhinha Transfer History

As of May 2020, Reports in Portugal have suggested that English Premier League Club, Wolverhampton Wanderers "Wolves", have reached an agreement to sign Sporting midfielder Joao Palhinha.

The 24-year-old has spent the past two seasons on loan with Sporting's Primeira Liga rivals Braga and played against Wolves twice in the 2018/19 season of Europa League. João Palhinha was highly praised in Braga's famous 1-0 win over Wolves at Molineux in September. So his style of playing impressed the head coach of Wolves, Nuno Espirito Santo, who has been keeping a keen eye on Palhinha and he has reached with an agreement with Sporting Club to sign Palhinha for €15million once the transfer window opens. It means that Palhinha will be seen playing in the English Premier League from the "Wolves" side in the coming 2020/21 season of Barclays Premier League.

Achievement and Awards 

João Palhinha Achievement

Palhinha along with the "Braga FC" team-mate won the "Taça da Liga: 2019–20" of Portugal on 25 January 2020 which was played between Braga and Porto as the two clubs were the Finalist.

Personal Life of João Palhinha

João Palhinha dating

João Palhinha is an Unmarried man. Currently, He is Dating his girlfriend, Patricia Palhares. He used to post both pictures on Instagram. He is giving more priority to his football career. But the talented player can make Girlfriend according to his wish and Girls can also be impressed by his cool looks and his emerging stardom and popularity as he is gaining popularity day by day. Recently he has also got an opportunity to sign a transfer deal with EPL Club "Wolves".   

Body Measurement of João Palhinha

João Palhinha is a handsome and cool looking guy with an Athletic build body. He stands 6 ft 3 inches tall and weighs 77 kg. He has a straight sexual orientation. Overall he has a well-maintained body physique. 

Net Worth of João Palhinha

Currently,  The net worth of Palhinha is not available. However, the player is earning Euro 6.1K per week and Euro 316K per year from his current club "SC Braga". He owns a house in his home town Lisbon, Portugal.