- Date of Birth
- Age 29 Years Old
- Famous Name William Carvalho
- Country Angola AO
- Birth Name William Silva de Carvalho
- Birth Place Luanda, Angola
- Famous Name William Carvalho
- Father Simao Carvalho
- Mother Catarina Silva
- Net Worth $5 million
- Salary $1.3 million
- Nationality Angola and Portugues
- Ethnicity African
- Currently Working For Sporting CP
- Affair with N/A
- Girlfriend N/A
- Religion Christian
A Portuguese international football player, William Silva de Carvalho, well recognized as William Carvalho, currently plays for Sporting Clube de Portugal as a defensive midfielder, wearing the shirt no. 14.
Carvalho is a full international player for Portugal national team since 2013, having represented his national side at the “2014 World Cup” as well as in the “Euro 2016”, winning the latter tournament captained by Cristiano Ronaldo.
William Carvalho's Early Life
A native of Luanda, Angola, William Carvalho was born on 7th of April 1992, to Simao Carvalho and Catarina Silva. His birth sign is Aries. Talking about his nationality, Carvalho is Angolan and is of black ethnicity.
At his early age, he moved to Portugal with his family, where he began playing football.
He was first picked up by Algueirao when he was 11 years old. In 2004, he switched to Mira Sintra, where he was the youngest player on the team as well as their captain. The following year he joined Sporting CP.
William Carvalho's Net Worth and Endorsement
William Carvalho owns a luxurious mansion in Portugal. He has a list of world's best luxury cars.
As of 2018, he gets paid $25,868 as his weekly salary which is around $1.3 million per annum through his present club Sporting CP. His estimated net worth is recorded to be $5 million.
Apart from football, Carvalho earns additional amount from his endorsement deal with Nike.
His current market value is $30.38 million while back in 2016, his market value was $37.39 million, which indicates a decline in his market value.
William Carvalho's Professional Career
Following various youth system at Sporting CP, Carvalho was promoted to the club's senior team in 2011. On 3rd April 2011, he made his professional debut against Vitoria S.C in a 1-1 draw for the Primeira Liga championship.
Then Carvalho enjoyed six months loan spell with C.D. Fatima in the 3rd division, appearing in 13 games for 3 goals.
Again he was loaned out but this time to Cercle Brugge for one-and-a-half seasons, starting from January 2012. On 7th April 2012, he recorded his first professional goal in a 6-4 home victory against OH Leuven.
For the 2013-14 campaign, Carvalho returned to his parent club, being a defensive mainstay for Leonardo Jardim, who was newly appointed coach at the time. On 27th October 2013, he scored his first goal for Sporting CP, netting the 1-1 equalizer which ended in a 1-3 loss at FC Porto.
Thus far, he has played 137 matches and scored 10 goals for his native club. Summing up, he has also earned several prestigious honors including “2013-14 LPFP Premier Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year”, “SJPF Young Player of the Month: August 2013, September 2013, October 2013, November 2013, March 2014, and April 2014”, and “SJPF Player of the Month: October 2013, November 2013, December 2013 and March 2014.”
William Carvalho's International Career
Carvalho is eligible for both Angola and Portugal, but he chose Portugal to represent internationally. While he was still in the “Portugal U20 national team”, he was offered by the Angolan Football Federation but rejected.
He was the part of Portugal U17, U18, U19, as well as a U21 national team.
Carvalho received his first call-up to the Portugal national team for the “2014 FIFA World Cup” play-offs against Sweden. He made his international debut in the second leg on the 19th, entering as a 73 minutes substitute in a 3-2 victory.
On 13th November 2016, he scored his first goal, netting a 2-1 which ended in a 4-1 win over Latvia in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification.
Till date, Carvalho has won 40 caps and scored 2 goals his national side.
William Carvalho's Personal Life
Currently 26 Six feet 1 inch tall, Carvalho is possibly single and unmarried as he has not disclosed any information related to his personal life. Though he actively surfs social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, Carvalho has not posted a single photo with a lady who could be his possible girlfriend or wife neither he has been caught in public with any lady. It seems that the handsome hunk is much focused on his career rather than anything.
Apart, he is an animal lover. He owns two dogs, Paco and Boris. He is a good friend of national team left-back Fabio Coentrao.