Jota is a left-winger playing for Premier League club Liverpool and the Portugal national team. Keep reading as we have analyzed his profile, professional career, net worth, market value, salary, contract, ranking, FIFA 21 rating, trophies, stats and achievements.
|Player Full Name||Diogo Jose Teixeira da Silva|
|Previous Club (s)||Wolves, Porto, Atletico Madrid, Pacos Ferreira|
|Main position of Play||Left winger|
|Other position of Play||Second striker, Centre-foward|
|Net Worth||16 Million Euro/ 13.7 Million Pound|
|Market Value||45 Million Euro/ 38.5 Million Pound|
|Height||178cm/ 1.78m/5 ft. 10 in|
|Age||24 years old|
|Place of Birth||Porto|
|Date of Birth||December 4, 1996|
Diogo Jota was born on December 4, 1996 in Porto, Portugal. He began his football career playing at Pacos de Ferreira youth team joining from Gondomar SC where he played between 2005 and 2013.
July 1, 2013 Jota joined Pacos Ferreira under 19 team and spent two years before he got a call to join the senior team on January 10, 2015. He then made 10 appearances in Primera Liga scoring two goal that came when he scored a brace in a 3-2 home win against Academica de Coimbra.
Following his impressive start of the season, the club offered him a five-year contract that he signed on May 30, 2015 to stay at the club until 2020. However, Jota could not finish his contract at the club as Atletico Madrid paid 7 million to acquire his services on July 6, 2016.
He joined his home club Porto on a one-year loan from Atletico Madrid after signing a five-year deal on March 14, 2016. Jota scored a hat trick away to C.D National in a 4-0 win. He made 27 Primeira Liga appearances and scored eight goals and five assists in the 2016-17 season. He also had a chance to gain Champions League experience by playing eight games and scored a goal.
Jota first joined Wolves on July 25, 2017 on a season long loan from Atletico Madrid. He made 44 games for the club in the Championship, scored 17 goals, and assisted in five others occasions in the 2017-18 season.
His goals were key as he helped the club to gain Premier League Promotion after finishing first in the Championship. He made his Premier League debut against Everton on August 11, 2018 a game they drew 2-2.
On July 1, 2018, Wolves signed Jota on a permanent deal from Atletico Madrid for a fee of 14 million euro. He then put the ball behind the net in the top flight for the first time at home in a 2-1 win over Chelsea.
Jota became the second Portuguese to score Premier League hat trick after fellow citizen Cristiano Ronaldo who was playing for Manchester United when he bagged three goals in 4-3 home win against Leicester City.
His goal in the FA Cup 2-1 win over Manchester United helped the club to reach its first Semi-Final in the Cup. He was key in for the club in Europa League scoring on group stage and round of 16 against Espanyol.
Jota played his last game for Wolves on August 11, 2020 against Sevilla in Europa League Quarterfinal before joining Liverpool. He concluded his 2019-20 Premier League campaign with seven goals and an assist in 34 appearances.
The reds spend 45 million euro to get Jota from Wolves. He debuted in EFL Cup 7-2 win against Lincoln. He scored his first goal in his first Premier League game in 3-1 home win crash with rivals Arsenal on September 28, 2020.
He featured 9 times in the Champions League 2020-21 season scoring four goals one against Midtjylland and a hat trick against Atlanta on November 3, 2020 in a 5-0 win. He however suffered an injury that kept him out for three months.
The player has represented his country in under 19 and under 23 before joining the senior team on March 2019. He debuted for the senior team when he came on as substitute for Cristiano Ronald on 6-0 triumph of Lithuania.
His first goal came on May 29, 2015 in 6-1 win over Turkey a European Qualifying match. He was part of the Portugal team that participated in the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying games. He was unused during their Nations League win.
Jota Net worth and Market value
The winger’s value has risen over time, we would like to give you details about his current, and previous values. Currently, the market value for Jota is 45 million Euro. As at September 30, 2014, Jota value was 100,000 Euro, this was his lowest value and he was 17 years old.
After joining Atletico Madrid, his value rose to 7 million. While on loan at Roma, it increased to 8 million. February 2018, it has risen to 12 million when he moved to Wolves. By June 2019, Jota was valued at 35 million euro.
However, his value dropped in April 2020 to 28 million and rose then Liverpool signed him to 40 million euro in October 2020. As at June 2021, Jota had an estimated value of 45 million euro. Diogo Jota has an estimated Net worth of 16 million euro/13.7 pounds
Family, relationship, weight and height
He is a son of Joaquim Silva (father) and Isabel Silva (mother). He is brother to Ander Silva. Jota has not given his detail out his relationship status whether married or not. He has brown hair and eyes with 70 kilograms in weight. Jota is 178cm tall.
Globally Jota ranks at 95 among all players in the world. At his country Portugal, Jota is number six. Looking on how he sits at the club level and the Premier League, he settles for ninth position at Liverpool and 42nd position in Premier League respectively. At the left wing, which is his main position of play, he ranks 12th. A quick look at his age mates that is players born in 1996, Jota stands at position 9.
FIFA 21 rating.
Jota has an overall rating of 82 with the potential of 87. He rates with four stars in skill moves and five stars for weak foot. He has an international reputation of two. His work rate is high/high. In terms of traits, he is a speed dribbler.
In the attack, the score is 71 for crossing, finishing 83, heading 75, short pass 75 and volleys 78. For movement the scorers are 88 for acceleration, sprint speed of 81, agility 87, reactions 84 and balance 86.
A look at skills the scores are dribbling 85, Curve 77, FK accuracy 58, long pass 71 and ball control 85. Power the score is shot power 84, jumping 73, stamina 81, strength 73 and long shots 75.
At defence, defence awareness is 54, stand tackle 57 and sliding tackle of 45. Mental scores are 85 for aggression, interceptions 56, attacking position 84, vision 75, penalties 63 and composure 84.
His first transfer was in July 1, 2013 when he moved from his youth club Gondomar SC to join FC Pacos de Ferreira under 19 on a free transfer. 2014-15 season, he was promoted to the Pacos Ferreira senior team on January 10, 2015.
At the start of the 2016-17 season, Atletico Madrid signed him for 7 million euro and on August 26, 2016 loaned him out to FC Porto for a season. He returned to Atletico on June 30, 2017 when his contract expired.
The La Liga club once again sent him out on loan to the Premier League Club Wolves on July 25, 2017. He then spend the 2017-18 season playing in England. He impressed at Wolves the club signed him on a permanent deal for 14 million euro. Liverpool signed him from wolves on September 19, 2020 after he performed well in 2018-19 season for a fee of 4437 million euro.
Salary and contract
Jota joined Liver on September 19, 2020 from Wolves for 44.7 million euro on a five-year deal. His current contract will expire on June 30, 2025. The winger pockets a salary of 90,385 euros per week and 4.7 million euros per year.
- He won the Championship with Wolves in 2017-18 season
- UEFA Nations League winner with Portugal in 2019
- He debuted for Pacos Ferreira on October 19, 2014 in 4-0 home win over Atletico S.C.
- Made his first appearances for Liverpool in EFL Cup on September 25, 2020.
- He his International debut on November 14, 2020 in a 6-0 win over Lithuania.
Achievements and individual awards
- The youngest player to score for Pacos de Ferreira in Primeira Liga.
- First Wolves Player to score a hat trick in the Premier Ligue.
- First Liverpool player to score in each of his first four home games in the Premier League.
- Player of the month of September 2020 for Liverpool
- In November 2020 he was voted the PFA Fans’ Player of the month.
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Appearances for Liverpool
UEFA Champions League
Appearances for Wolves
Premier League Asia Trophy
Appearances for Porto
UEFA Champions League
Taca da Liga
Appearances for Pacos Ferreira
Appearances for Portugal
|World Cup Qualifiers||2021-22||2||3||0|
|EUFA EURO Qualifiers||2019-20||2||0||0|
|UEFA EURO Under 21||201-21||1||0||0|
|UEFA EURO Under 21||2017-19||9||4||0|
|UEFA EURO Under 21||2015-17||7||1||0|