João Cancelo facts and biography: Everything you need to know about Portuguese soccer player

Better known as João Cancelo, João Pedro Cavaco Cancelo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for the English Premiership club, Manchester City and the Portuguese National Team.

João Cancelo is a multipotential, as he can play as a right-back, left-back, or right-winger in his club. Joao Cancelo is regarded as one of the best full-backs in the history of football.

João Cancelo’s Age

Joao Cancelo is a 27-year-old, born in Barreiro, Portugal on May 27, 1994.

João Cancelo’s Height

In height, the multipotential football plays measures up to 6 feet.

João Cancelo’s Footed

As versatile and malleable as Joao Cancelo is, he multi-plays as a right-back, left-back, or right-winger at both club and national team levels.

João Cancelo Nationality

Joao Cancelo’s is Portuguese by nationality.

João Cancelo’s Positions

As one of the best full-backs, João Cancelo’s is an astute defender in terms of position

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João Cancelo’s Jersey Number

João Cancelo Number wears 27 as his jersey number at Manchester City and 20, at the Portuguese National Team.

João Cancelo’s Teams Played

João Cancelo began his football career in 2002 with the Barreirense teen club before joining Benfica’s youth team in 2007. João Cancelo joined the club’s reserve team in 2012 and was promoted to the senior team in 2014.

On August 20, 2014, João Cancelo joined Valencia in the Spanish La Liga on a one-year loan with the option to buy for €15 million. João Cancelo made his La Liga appearance for the club on September 25, 2014. He permanently joined Valencia on May 25, 2015, for a €15 million exchange fee.

João Cancelo was transferred to Serie A club Inter Milan on August 22, 2017, for the 2017-18 season, and was named to the Serie A Team of the Year.

João Cancelo

Juventus signed João Cancelo to a five-year contract worth €40.4 million on June 27, 2018, and he made his homegrown alliance debut on August 18, 2018.

On August 7, 2019, João Cancelo signed a six-year deal with Premier League club Manchester City for £27.4 million.

Assists This Season

João Cancelo has had 7 assists from 63 match appearances and has scored 3 goals according to Mancherster City’s website.

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