Weverton Pereira da Silva

by John Max 13 Nov,2017
Weverton Pereira da Silva

Brazilian footballer Weverton Pereira da Silva is popular as a Weverton who currently plays for Atletico Paranaense as a goalkeeper.

Early Life

Weverton Pereira da Silva was born on 13th of December 1987, in Rio Branco, Brazil, to Josefa Pereira. Silva holds a Brazilian nationality, and he belongs to the white ethnicity. He began his football career with Juventus-AC.

Club Career

At the age of 19, Weverton joined Corinthians’ youth squad. After his impressive match for Juventus, he was promoted to the senior team but was relegated to fourth-choice after the promotion of Rafael Santos. Then he was loaned to clubs like Remo, Oesta, and America-RN.

In 2010, he signed to “Botafogo-SP” and shortly moved to “Portuguesa." He played there till 2012, appeared in 68 games.

In May 2012, he signed a deal with “Atletico Paranaense." Likewise, after being captain for the campaign, he extended his contract until 2017.

National Career

On 31st July 2016, Weverton entered the National team of Brazil replacing Fernando Prass for the “2016 Summer Olympics." In their gold medal-winning match, his fifth penalty shot saved his squad and led to winning their first Olympic football.

Further, he was called up by coach Tite to qualification matches against Colombia and Ecuador, after winning a gold medal at the “2016 Rio Olympics."

Personal Life

Twenty-nine years footballer, Wecerton is a married man and blessed with a baby girl. Though he has not revealed much information regarding his personal life, he has posted some photos of his family on Instagram and Twitter.

Financial Aspects

There is no exact figure of Weverton’s net worth and salary. However, his current market value is four million Euro.

 

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