Rui Patricio

Charleen 24 Dec,2017

Facts of Rui Patricio

Full Name
Rui Pedro dos Santos Patrício
Last Name
Birth Name
Rui Pedro dos Santos Patrício
First Name
Famous Name
Rui Patrício
Married to
Vera Ribeiro
Currently Married
Relationship Status
Rui Patrício
Beliza Patrício
Eva Patricio, Pedro Patricio
Nídia Santos
No. of Siblings
No. of Instagram Followers



2022 Club : Roma Past Team : Wolverhampton Wanderers Market Value : €5 Million First Club Name : Leiria e Marrazes Position in Team : Goalkeeper Current Club Jersey Number : 1

Football Player

2022 Club
Past Team
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Market Value
€5 Million
First Club Name
Leiria e Marrazes
Position in Team
Current Club Jersey Number

Career & Net worth

£2,860,000 per year
Net Worth
$15 Million
Weekly wage
Currently Club
Endorsment brands
Started career as


Married to
Vera Ribeiro
Currently Married
Relationship Status

Portuguese professional footballer Rui Pedro dos Santos Patricio is better known as Rui Patricio. He currently plays for Serie A team Roma and the Portugal national team as a goalkeeper. Furthermore, Patricio wears jersey number 1 on his current team. 

Since 2010, Patricio has been representing the senior team of Portugal. Being one of the most prominent players in his squad, Patricio has taken home multiple honors, including SJPF Player of the Month (April 2011).

Explore Net worth and Endorsement

Rui Patricio has an estimated net worth of $15 million. His significant source of earnings is football. Besides, he too makes much from his endorsement deal with many brands, including Puma. 

Rui Rui Patricio is endorsed by Puma  SOURCE: Instagram @rpatricio1

Furthermore, his current market value is €5 million, while the highest value was €20 million, recorded on March 28, 2013. Not to mention, Patricio's deal with his current team is €11.80 million. So, he earns £55,000 in a week and £2,860,000 per year. In 2021, he earned £73,000 in a week and £3,796,000 in a year.

So, Patricio lives a lavish life with his high income, and his Instagram posts show that he is living his life to the fullest. 

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Does Rui Patricio Have a Wife?

Currently, Patricio is living a happy life with his wife named, Vera Ribeiro. The pair have been in a marital relationship since 2019. Sharing the relationship of a husband and a wife, they have also started a family of their own. 

RuiRui Patricio celebrating the birthday of his daughter  SOURCE: Instagram @rpatricio1

Patricio and his wife are blessed with two kids, Eva Patricio and Pedro Patricio. We can get updated with the current life of Patricio by following him on Instagram as @rpatricio1. Apart from that, Patricio's first wife is not Vera, as he was previously married to Joana Pereira.

The former couple was married from 2011 to 2012. Besides, Patricio and Pereira dated each other for seven years before tying the knot in 2011. 

Rui Patricio's Wife Is a Sexologist

Rui Patricio's wife, Vera Ribeiro is a psychologist and sexologist. She also appeared on Portuguese T.V. In 2018, Ribeiro released a book titled The Manual of Seduction. Moreover, she also has a strong presence on Instagram, where we can follow her as @vera.r.patricio

Early Life

A native of Marrazes, Portugal, Rui Patricio was born on February 15, 1988, to Belize Patricio and Rui Patricio. His birth sign is Aquarius. Regarding his nationality, Patricio is Portuguese, and he is of African ethnicity. He grew up alongside his sister Nidia Santos.

At a young age, he played as a striker for Leiria e Marrazes. Then in 2000, he switched to Sporting Cp.

Club Career

Sporting CP

Following various youth levels in Sporting CP, Patricio made his Primeira Liga debut on November 19, 2006, against C.S. Maritimo in a 1-0 away victory.

On November 27, 2007, Patricio made his UEFA Champions League debut against Manchester United in a 1-2 group stage defeat.

RuiRui Patricio is a professional goalkeeper  SOURCE: Instagram @rpatricio1

On December 20, 2012, Patricio won the "Sporting's Footballer of the Year Award" for a second consecutive year.

On October 24, 2016, Patricio was shortlisted for the "2016 Ballon d'Or Award" alongside Portugal teammates Cristiano Ronaldo and Pepe

Wolverhampton Wanderers

On June 1, 2018, Patricio signed a deal with Wolverhampton Wanderers. And while representing the team, he appeared in 112 professional games.


Moving onward, Patricio signed a professional deal with Italian side A.S. Roma on July 13, 2021. His debut for the team came on August 19 in a game against Trabzonspor.

International Career

Since 2003, Rui Patricio has represented his national side junior team in several tournaments.

On November 17, 2010, he made his international debut for Portugal against Spain in a 4-0 friendly victory. Further, he appeared in the Euro 2012 qualifying campaign in 5 games as Portugal qualified for the final stage.

RuiRui Patricio also plays for the national team  SOURCE: Instagram @rpatricio1

Furthermore, for the "2014 World Cup," he was included in Bento's 23-man as a first-choice and made his competitive debut in the encounter against Germany in a 0-4 defeat.

Moreover, Patricio was listed in Portugal's 26-man squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. 

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