Joao Felix is a striker playing for La Liga club Atletico Madrid 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.
Joao Felix Profile
|Player Full Name||Joao Felix Sequeira|
|Current Club||Atletico Madrid|
|Previous Club (s)||Benfica|
|Main position of Play||Second striker|
|Other position of Play||Left-winger, right-winger, attacking midfielder, Centre forward.|
|Net Worth||21.3 Million Euro/ 18.3 Million Pound|
|Market Value||80 Million Euro/ 68.6 Million Pound|
|Height||180cm/ 1.80m/ 5ft. 9 in|
|Age||22 years old|
|Place of Birth||Viseu|
|Date of Birth||November 10, 1999|
Joao Felix was born on November 10, 1999 and began his football career in the year 2008 when he joined a youth club called OS Pestinhas at the age of eight years. He then joined Fc Porto and spent seven years at their youth system.
The young Felix moved out of his parents’ home in a bid to relocate to near Porto to ease him from regular travel to Porto for training. At some point, he had given up with his football career due lacking of playtime but with encouragement from his dad he kept moving.
Porto then released him considering his little stature and the frequent travel he could make to attend training between his hometown Viseu and Porto. The young Joao then joined Padroense spending a year and he shifted to Benfica youth in 2015 aged 15 years.
He joined Benfica and was part of the reserve team making his debut on September 17, 2016 against Freamunde in LigaPro to set a record as youngest player to start for the club. However, Cher Ndour broke his record in 2021.
In his debut season 2016-17 at Benfica playing for Benfica B team, he made 15 appearances with 13 being in the LigaPro and two in the International Cup scoring five goals in the two competitions. His first goal was against Academico de Viseu in a 2-1 loss.
He also scored six goals in UEFA Youth League. Joao was key as he helped Benfica to reach the final of this competition but lost 2-1 to Red Bull Salzburg. With his good performance in 2017, Felix was then promoted to the senior team.
He made his 2018-19 season first appearance in the Primeira Liga against Boavista August 18, 2018 in a 2-1 win. He scored his first goal in the division in 1-1 draw with Sporting Lisbon. He also scored in the Portuguese Cup quarterfinal against Vitoria de Guimaraes.
Felix also had a chance to compete in the European Completions playing three matches in Champions League and six games in Europa league where he set a record of youngest player to grasp a hat trick. He closed the season with 15 Primeira Liga goal and 7 assists in 26 games.
He arrived Atletico Madrid on July 3, 2019 as the clubs most expensive player when he penned down a seven-year contract taking on the number 7 shirt left by Antonio Griezman who joined rival Barcelona.
August 19, 2019 was the day he debuted for the club against Getafe a match they won 1-0. Felix scored his first goal for the club in La Liga on September 1, 2019 in 3-2 win over Eibar. He set the club record as the youngest player to score in UEFA Champions League when he netted and assisted in 2-0 win at Lokomotiv Moscow.
Felix then suffered a setback to his debut season when he sidelined for a month after he suffered an ankle injury on October 19, 2019 during their game with Valencia. Away nursing his injury, he was nominated for the Ballon d’ Or. He then returned to action in a 1-1 draw with Granada on November 23, 2019.
Felix could then face criticism following his struggle to adopt to Diego Simeone’s style of play as the Marca newspaper termed his one of the disappointing transfers of the season. His woes continued as he suffered second injury and was out for a month.
He made a return with a score in a 3-1 win over Villareal. He provided an assist in their 3-2 win over Liverpool in knock out stage. However, he was substituted in their 2-1 loss in the quarterfinals. He was key in Atletico Madrid 2020-21 La Liga winning. He won Player of the Month award in November and finished the season with nine goals and an assist in 19 appearances.
His Portugal journey dates back to June 14, 2017 when he debuted for the under 18 against Norway in a friendly match which he was on the scoresheet. He joined the under 19 featuring in a 2-1 win over turkey on January 15, 2018. He then played on October 10, 2017 for the under 21 team in a game they lost 3-1 to Bosnia.
He scored six goals for the youth team and Fernando Santos saw his potential and called him to take a bigger responsibility with the senior team following their EUFA Euro 2020 qualifiers. He debuted in the UEFA Nations League in the semis against Switzerland in a 3-1 win and scored his first goal for the country against Croatia on September 5, 2020.
Joao Felix Market value
The striker’s value has risen over time, we would like to give you details about his current, and previous values. Currently, the market value for Joao Felix is 80 million Euro. As at September 30, 2016, Joao Felix value was 25,000 Euro, this was his lowest value and he was 16 years old.
His value hit the million mark on February 2018 when he was 18 years old. By June, his value had doubled and this marked the start of his growth. November the figure went up to 12 million and in 2019, it was at 35 million in March.
Upon interest from big clubs like Atletico Madrid, his value shoot up to 70 million in June 2019. This value could then hit 100million mark after joining the La Liga club. Between September 2019 and October 2020, the value fall by 20million to 80 million. At the beginning of 2021, his value rose back to 100 million but then again experience a decline to initial 80 million in June 2021.
Joao Felix Net worth
The striker has an estimated net worth of 25million dollars. His main source of his worth is his successful football career where he gets his earnings. With his age, Felix still has potential to create money including from his outfitter Adidas and other investments that he may deem fit for him.
Family, relationship, weight and height
He is a son of Carlos Sequeira (father) and Carla Felix (mother) who were both teachers. He is brother to Hugo Felix who is also a soccer player. Joao Felix is in a relationship with Margarida Corceiro who is an Instagram model working with Central Models Agency. He has brown hair and black eyes with 70 kilograms in weight. Joao Felix is 1.80m tall.
Joao Felix ranking.
Globally Joao Felix ranks at 16 among all players in the world. At his country Portugal, Joao Felix is number two. Looking on how he sits at the club level and the La Liga, he settles for first position at Atletico Madrid and second position in La Liga respectively. At the Second Striker, which is his main position of play, he ranks first. A quick look at his age mates that is players born in 1999, Joao Felix stands at position one.
FIFA 21 rating.
Joao Felix has an overall rating of 83 with the potential of 93. He rates with five stars in skill moves and four stars for weak foot. He has an international reputation of one. His work rate is medium/medium. In terms of traits, he is a technical dribbler, outside foot shoot, playmaker and flair.
In the attack, the score is 73 for crossing, finishing 82, heading 69, short pass 80 and volleys 82. For movement the scorers are 81 for acceleration, sprint speed of 83, agility 85, reactions 83 and balance 80.
A look at skills the scores are dribbling 87, Curve 82, FK accuracy 64, long pass 67 and ball control 87. Power the score is shot power 80, jumping 73, stamina 75, strength 64 and long shots 81.
At defence, defence awareness is 30, stand tackle 42 and sliding tackle of 35. Mental scores are695 for aggression, interceptions 38, attacking position 84, vision 82, penalties 68 and composure 84.
Joao Felix joined Atletico Madrid from Benfica on July 3, 2019 for a record transfer fee of 127.2 million euros. He had been at Benfica since July 1, 2015 where he played for the under 15, under 17, under 19 and Benfica before joining the senior team. He moved to Benfica from Porto on July 1, 2015 on a free transfer.
Position of Play
Joao Felix can play at any position from attacking midfielder, both right and left wings Centre forward and as a second striker. His main position is a second striker where he has deployed mostly in his career.
Salary and contract
Joao Felix joined Atletico Madrid on July 3, 2019 from Benfica for 127.2 million euro on a seven-year deal. His current contract will expire on June 30, 2026. The winger pockets a salary of 250,000 euros per week and 7.2 million euros per year at Atletico Madrid.
- He won the Primeira Liga with Benfica in the 2018-19 season
- Crowned UEFA Nations League with Portugal in 2018-19
- La Liga Champion with Atletico Madrid in the 2020-21 season.
Joao Felix debuts
- He made his National Team debut on November 14, 2019 at the age of 22 years, 11 months and 10 days.
- His first appearance for Benfica senior team was in August 18, 2018 in a 2-0 win against Boavista.
- August 19, 2019 he debuted for Atletico Madrid against Getafe in a 1-0 win.
Achievements and individual awards
- He won the Golden boy award 2019.
- Was a Bola player of the year in 2019
- In 2019, he was the Globe revelation Player.
- In January 2019, he was the Primeira Liga Payer of the Month.
- In January 2019, he was the SJPF Young Player of the Month Player of the Month.
- Was named in the UEFA Europa League Team of the Season in the 2018-19 season
- Best Young Player of the Year for Primeira Liga in 2018-19 season.
- In 2019, he was shortlisted for the Ballon d’Or and finished position 28.
- November 2020, he was the La Liga Player of the Month.
- CNID Best Revelation Footballer of the Year in 2019.
- In 2019, he was the best newcomer winning the Golden Globes.
- He was the youngest player to debut for Benfica.
- Youngest player to score a hat trick in the Europa League aged 19 years and 152 days.
- Youngest player to score for Atletico Madrid in the Champions League when he scored at the age of 19 years.
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Appearances for Atletico Madrid
UEFA Champions League
Supercopa de Espana
MLS all Star
International Champions Cup
Appearances for Benfica
UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Taca da Liga
International Champions Cup
Appearances for Benfica B
Appearances for Benfica under 19
UEFA Youth League
Appearances for Portugal
|World Cup Qualifiers||2021-22||3||0||0|
|EUFA EURO Qualifiers||2019-20||4||0||0|
|UEFA EURO Under 21||2017-19||9||4||0|