Lucas Paquetá

by John Max 26 Jan,2022
Lucas Paquetá
Personal Info
  • Famous Name Lucas Paqueta
  • Country Brazil BR
Facts
  • Birth Name Lucas Tolentino Coelho de Lima
  • Birth Country Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Famous Name Lucas Paquetá
  • Father Marcelo
  • Mother Cris
  • Net Worth $5 Million
  • Salary £2,548,000
  • Position in Team Midfielder
  • Current team Lyon
  • Nationality Brazilian
  • Profession Soccer Player
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Duda Fournier
  • Children Two

Lucas Tolentino Coelho de Lima, better known as Lucas Paqueta, is a Brazilian professional footballer signed to  Ligue 1 side Lyon. Also, he plays for his national side and has earned twenty-eight caps with six goals since 2018. 

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil native Lucas Paqueta, born on 27th August 1997 under the star sign Virgo. The twenty-seven years old holds Brazilian nationality. He stands 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) tall. 

How Much Is Lucas Paqueta's Net Worth In 2022?

Signed to Lyon, Lucas earns £49,000 per week, £2,548,000 per year. His deal with the club expires on June 30, 2025.

Year Team Earning
2014 Flamengo £2,080    
2015 Flamengo £3,120    
2016 Flamengo £52,000    
2017 Flamengo £36,400    
2018 Flamengo £37,440    
2019 A.C. Milan £4,264,000    
2020 A.C. Milan £2,704,000    
2021 Lyon £2,288,000    
2022 Lyon £2,548,000    

His current market value is €35 million, updated on 16th December 2021. 

Besides, he is endorsed by Nike which earns him a decent sum of money. As of 2022, his net worth is $5 million. 

Is Lucas Paqueta Married?

Lucas Paqueta is married to Duda Fournier. They began dating in late 2017. 

In August 2018, Paqueta got down on his knees.

Duda wrote on Instagram, "Which sums up our relationship: GOD! And that explains it all!!! YEA! I said yes! With a heart that almost exploded with happiness! Thank you, thank you and a thousand times thank you to Him and to you Vidinha. I love you more than the world, my fiance." 

LucasLucas Paqueta with his wife and sons SOURCE: Instagram @lucaspaqueta

Paqueta and Fournier tied the knot in November 2018. They had a lavish wedding ceremony. 

In April 2020, they welcomed their first child. In May 2021, they had their second son. 

Lucas Paqueta is popular on Instagram with 4.8m followers. 

Parents & Siblings

Lucas is one of two sons born to the father, Marcelo and mother Cris. His brother, Matheus Paqueta (born 12 March 1995) is also a professional footballer. he is currently signed to Brazilian club  Uberlandia, on loan from Brazilian club Tombense.

Career

Club

Lucas Paqueta joined Flamengo at his 10 in 2007. By 15, he was technically skilled but did not have the physicality: his height was only 5 feet. By 18, he grew 10.6 inches more. He won the 2016 Copa Sao Paulo de Juniores with the Flamengo youth team. 

In March 2016, Paqueta was promoted to Flamengo's senior squad and signed a contract extension until 2020. He debuted as a starter on 5th March 2016 in a 3-1 victory over Bangu in a 2016 Rio de Janeiro State League match.

His first goal for the club came on 19th Feburary 2017 in a 4-0 win over Madureira at the Estadio Raulino de Oliveira in Volta Redonda.

In the 2017 Copa do Brasiel, Lucas scored a 1–1 draw against Cruzeiro. In the 2017 Copa Sudamericana, he scored a goal against Independiente, also a 1–1 draw. 

He was awarded the best Flamengo player in a game at the Copa Sudamericana final. He concluded the 2017 season, being the highlight of Flamengo.

On 4th January 2019, Milan announced signing Lucas for five years. On 12th January 2019, he made his Milan debut playing 85 minutes prior to being replaced by Fabio Borini as Milan defeated  Sampdoria 2–0 in extra time in the Coppa Italia. Later four days, he appeared in the 2018 Supercoppa Italiana, where  Juventus beat Milan 1–0. 

On 21st January 2019, Lucas made his Serie A debut against Genoa in a 2-0 victory. His first goal for Milan came against  Cagliari in a 3-0 win, scoring the second which he dedicated for the victims of a fire at his old club Flamengo, all members of the under-15 team.

On 30th September 2020, Lucas signed a five-year contract with French club Lyon for €20 million.

National Team

Lucas Paqueta was named one of the twelve alternatives for the Brazilian national team for Russia's 2018 FIFA World Cup.

On 7th September 2018, he made his international debut coming as a 71st minutes substitute for  Philippe Coutinho in a friendly match against the United States. His first goal for Brazil came on 23rd March 2019  in a 1–1 friendly draw against Panama. 

Further, he was also on the Brazilian squad for the 2019 Copa American and 2021 Copa America. His national teammates are Alisson Becker, Thiago Silva, and Rodrygo

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