Jose Carlos Marafona is a professional player from Portugal who currently plays as the goalkeeper for National Team of Portugal and Portuguese club, Braga. The 30-year-old footballer has previously played for Varzim, Maritimo, Aves, Moreirense and Pacos Ferreira etc.
Marafona is the agent of PromoSport. He has been capped 1 time with his national team. He was the member of the Moreirense team that won Segunda Liga in 2013-14.
Jose Carlos Marafona was born as José Carlos Coentrão Marafona on May 8, 1987, in Vila Do Conde, Portugal. He holds a Portuguese nationality.
Jose Carlos Marafona market value of 2018 is estimated at £1.80million while his 2017 market value was estimated at £2.25million. His current wage according to FIFA 18 is expected to be €11K weekly and makes around €600,000 in a year.
Marafona has not exposed his properties publicly.
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Jose Carlos Marafona played Rio Ave from 1998 to 2001 in his youth career. He then played five-year for Varzim until 2006. On July 1, 2005, he was promoted to a senior team of Varzim with whom he played 58 appearances until 2010.
On July 1, 2010, Marafona was transferred to Maritimo in the 2010 Summer.After a year, he was loaned to Aves for a 2011-012 season where he played 63 games before ending loan-season.
On July 1, 2013, Marafona moved to Moreirens on a free transfer and played 25 games in his first season. He then made his Portuguese top-flight debut on August 17, 2014, where he got his clean sheet over C.D. Nacional.
Marafona played 59 matches for the team until 2015. On July 2, 2015, he signed with Pacos Ferreira with whom he played 19 matches until 2016.
On January 25, 2016, Marafona signed a deal with Braga with the transfer fee of £360K. He saved two penalty shootout against FC Porto players Hector Herrera and Maxi Pereira.
Marafona has played 42 games since 2016 for the club. Along with his team, he has been honored with Taca de Portugal in 2015-16.
Jose Carlos Marafona was invited by the national team for the first time in March 2015. On March 28, 2 017, he earned his first international cap under the coach Fernando Santos.
Marafona doesn’t like to talk about his private life, and he carefully avoids gossip as well as fan questions. According to his Instagram, he is a married man but has not exposed any details about his wife. He also has a child: a son from his wife. The couple seems happy together.