Pedro Neto Profile
|Player’s Name||Pedro Neto|
|Position of Play||Left-wing|
|Net Worth||1.5 Million dollars|
|Market Value||35 Million Euros|
|Height||1.72m/ 5ft. 6in|
|Age||21 years old|
|Place of Birth||Viana do Castelo|
|Date of Birth||March 9, 2000|
Pedro Neto is a left-winger playing his club football for Premier League club Wolves and the Portugal national team. He was born at Viana do Castelo in Portugal on March 9, 2000. He began his football career in 2008 at the SC Vianense youth where he played until 2010. Between 2011 and 2013, Neto played at Perspectiva em Jogo before joining SC Braga in 2015.
In his first season he played three games scoring once, he featured in one game for SC Braga B in the Liga Portugal 2 and 2 games for SC Braga in the Liga NOS where he scored against Nacional in a 4-0 win on May 14, 2017.
He joined SS Lazio on loan and featured in four Serie A games. He played just a minute against Juventus in a 2-1 loss, six minutes against Empoli, 24 minutes against Parma, and 12 minutes as they lost to Atalanta on May 5, 2019. Neto did not score nor assist in his time at SS Lazio. However, Neto featured ten times for Lazio U19 and scored one goal in a 3-1 win over Inter Milan U19 on April 27, 2018.
He joined Premier League club Leicester City on August 2, 2019, and debuted in the Europa League qualifier where he scored and assisted them to win by four goals over FC Pyunik. He made 8 Europa league appearances, scoring in the last 16 first leg 1-1 draw with Olympiacos. Neto played 29 EPL games and scored three goals.
In the 2020-21 season, Neto scored five goals all in the Premier League in his 35 games across all competitions. His first goal was on October 4, 2020, in a 1-0 win at home over Fulham. He also scored against Southampton both at home and away, Arsenal and at Chelsea. He registered six assists but could not finish the season after he suffered a knee injury.
Neto has represented his country across all the youth systems before joining the senior team on November 11, 2020, under Fernando Santos when he was aged 20 years, 8 months, and 2 days. Before joining the senior team, he played for the U21 in four games scoring a brace, and assisted against Norway in the U21 European Championship qualifiers on October 9, 2020.
With the U20, Neto scored one goal in his 11 appearances against the Czech Republic in the Elite League. He had four goals in seven games for the U19 but did not score in his five U18 games. After debuting on December 1, 2016, for the U17 under Jose Guilherme at the age of 16 years, 8months, and 22 days Neto made nine appearances and scored one goal.
Neto Market value and Net worth
The left-winger’s value has risen over time; an analysis of his current value reveals that Neto has a market value of 35 million euros. Tracking back to his early days, he had a market value of 250,000 euros as of August 2017 when he was 17 years old playing at SC Braga. The left-winger has an estimated net worth of between 1.5 million dollars. The main source of his worth is his successful football career where he gets his earnings.
Family, relationship, weight, and height
Neto was born to his parent Pedro Neto senior who is Portuguese and his mother Cristina Lomba Neto with a Mozambique origin. He was born in his family with elder twin sisters Debora and Bruna Neto. In terms of body complexion, he is 1.72m tall and weighs 69kg.
Pedro Neto ranking.
Globally Neto ranks at 163 among all players in the world. In his country Portugal, Neto is number 12. Looking at how he sits at the club level and the Premier League, he settles for position 2 at Wolves and position 66 in the Premier League respectively. At the left-wing, which is his main position of play, he ranks number 20. A quick look at his age mates that are players born in 2000, Neto stands at position 10.
FIFA 21 rating.
Neto has an overall rating of 78 with a potential of 86. He rates with four stars in skill moves and four stars for the weak foot. He has an international reputation of one. His work rate is high/medium.
In the attack, the score is 70 for crossing, finishing 76, heading 49, short pass 75, and volleys 65. For movement the scorers are 86 for acceleration, sprint speed of 87, agility 86, reactions 75, and balance 86.
A look at skills the scores are dribbling 83, Curve 66, FK accuracy 51, long pass 56, and ball control 80. Power the scores are; shot power 76, jumping 52, stamina 72, strength 56, and long shots 74.
At defense, defense awareness is 32, standing tackle 23, and sliding tackle of 17. Mental scores are 53 for aggression, interceptions 41, attacking position 76, vision 73, penalties 62, and composure 64.
Neto had his first transfer joining Braga U17 on August 1, 2015, and the club loaned him out to Palmeiras until June 30, 2016, when he returned to Braga. After a year with the U17, he once again went out on loan to Lazio, He played for two seasons and Lazio signed him on a permanent deal for 11 million euros on July 1, 2019, before selling him to Wolves on August 2, 2019, for 17.9 million euros.
Position and style of play
The main position of play for Neto is at the left-wing. However, he also performs well at right-wing and as a second striker. In terms of his style of play, Neto is a difficult player for defenders to hold him as he likes to press and link up with his teammates and when they lose the ball he often drops back aiding in the defense.
Salary and contract
Pedro Neto joined Premier League club Wolves from Lazio on August 2, 2019, and after a year, the club extended his contract for a further five years until June 30, 2025, when the contract will expire. Pedro Neto pockets a salary of 39,000 pounds a week totaling 2 million pounds per year at Wolves.
- Europa League debut was on October 3, 2019, under Nuno Espirito Santo in a 1-0 win over Besiktas when he was 19 years, 6 months, and 24 days.
- August 19, 2019, aged 19 years, 5 months, and 10 days, Nuno made his Premier League debut under Nuno Espirito Santo in a 1-1 draw with Manchester United.
- In Serie A, he made the debut in a 2-1 loss over Juventus on January 27, 2019, under Simone Inzaghi when he was 18years, 10 months, and 18 days old.
- His FA Cup debut was against Manchester United in a goalless draw on January 4, 2020, aged 19 years, 9 months, and 26days under Nuno Espirito Santo.
- January 12, 2019, debuted in Coppa Italia in a 4-1 win over Novara at the age of 18 years, 10months, and 3 days under Simone Inzaghi.
- EFL Cup debut was against Reading on September 25, 2019, at the age of 19 years, 6 months, and 16 days under Nuno Espirito a game they won 5-3 on penalties.
Achievements and individual awards
- Player of the match in a 2-1 with at Arsenal on November 29, 2020
- The youngest player to score for Braga in the Primeira Liga.
- Won the Italian Cup with Lazio in 2018-19 season with Lazio
See also FIFA WORLD CUP QATAR 2022