Ederson Moraes is a famous Brazilian soccer player. Ederson Moraes has achieved international fame as a goalkeeper for Manchester City and Brazil national team.
Ederson Moraes was born on Aug. 17, 1993 and he is currently 28 years old. He hails from Osasco, Brazil and his zodiac sign is Leo. Also, his full name is Ederson Santana de Moraes. He has dual citizenship of Brazilian and Portuguese. He acquired the latter in 2016.
career and working life
Professionally, Ederson Moraes is a footballer. People recognize him as the goalkeeper of Premier League club Manchester City as well as the Brazil national team. Also, this player is the Guinness World Record for Longest Football Drop Kick. He achieved that record after kicking the ball 75.35 meters or 247 ft 2 in off the ground on the Etihad campus. He set this record on May 10, 2018. He has also won the Premier League Golden Glove in 2019-20 and 2020-21. In writing this biography, this personality is the one holding the title.
Speaking of the beginning of his career, this footballer started his career in São Paulo in 2008 before joining the Portuguese side Benfica a year later. On the Portuguese side, this footballer spent two seasons. Then, in 2012, this young footballer joined Primeira Liga club Rio Ave from Ribeirão. Subsequently, the footballer became a regular player.
In 2015, this footballer returned to Benfica and was assigned to the reserves. This was before his debut for the 1st team. With Benfica, the footballer won 4 major titles in two seasons. For the 2017/18 season, this young footballer joined English club Manchester City. This player, who joined City for £35m, became the most expensive goalkeeper of all time in sterling terms at the time of his transfer. The player then won both the Premier League and the EFL Cup in his 1st season in England. Likewise, this player also won a domestic treble the next season.
Moreover, this player made his senior debut for Brazil in 2017. This comes after he was previously crowned at the U23 level. Also, this player was selected in the Brazil squad for the 2018 World Cup. He was also selected for the 2019 and 2021 Copa América. At the 2019 tournament, this goalkeeper won the game.
Ederson Moraes is a happily married man. His wife’s name is Lais Moraes and the two tied the knot in April 2014. Together the lovers have three children and their names are Yasmin, Henrique and Laurinha.
Ederson Moraes stands about tall height of 1.88 meters or 6 feet 2 inches and his weight is about 89 kg. Speaking of tattoos, this player has numerous tattoos all over his body. These include a rose and skull on his neck and angel wings on his back. He also has a Portuguese League trophy tattoo on his leg which he won for Benfica in 2016 and 2017. In addition, the goalkeeper has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.
Social Media and Wealth
Speaking of social media presence, Ederson joined Twitter in April 2016 and so far has more than 256.7K followers on his @edersonmoraes93 account. He can also be found on Facebook with 1.5 million followers and more Instagram under the username @ederson93 with 2.4 million followers. Moving on, this soccer goalkeeper has a net worth of $16 million.