William Carvalho

Charleen 04 Mar,2018

Facts of William Carvalho

Full Name
William Silva de Carvalho
Last Name
Birth Name
William Silva de Carvalho
First Name
Famous Name
William Carvalho
Rita Mendes
Affair with
Relationship Status
Simao Carvalho
Catarina Silva
Bryan, Kevin
No. of Instagram Followers


Defensive midfielder

2022 Club : Real Betis Past Team : Cercle Brugge Market Value : €16 Million First Club Name : Algueirão Position in Team : Defensive midfielder Current Club Jersey Number : 14

Football Player

2022 Club
Real Betis
Past Team
Cercle Brugge
Market Value
€16 Million
First Club Name
Position in Team
Defensive midfielder
Current Club Jersey Number

Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$4 million
Football Player
Currently Club
Real Betis
Started career as


Rita Mendes
Affair with
Relationship Status

A Portuguese international football player, William Silva de Carvalho, well recognized as William Carvalho, currently plays for La Liga club Real Betis. He plays as a defensive midfielder and wears jersey number 14 in his current club. 

Carvalho has been a complete international player for Portugal's 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.

Carvalho Shares Two Kids With His Partner

Moving into his personal life, Carvalho lives a happy life with his partner who goes by the name, Rita Mendes. Carvalho and Mendes have been supporting each other for quite a while now. The duo prefers to live a low-key life which we are unable to mention when they began dating.

WilliamWilliam Carvalho with his partner and their newly born  SOURCE: Instagram @wcarvalho14

We can follow Mendes on Instagram as @ritasimoesmendes, but she has kept the account private. Despite keeping their relationship secret, we came to know that the lovebirds are blessed with two children, both boys named Bryan and Kevin.

Their first child, Bryan, was born in 2020. Moreover, the family of three increased when their second son, Kevin, was born on October 25, 2022

William Carvalho's Net Worth and Endorsement

Carvalho makes most of his gains from being a professional footballer. He has a whopping net worth of around $4 million which will surely increase in the coming years. Besides, Carvalho currently plays for Real Betis, and he joined the club in 2018 after receiving a fee of €16 million. So, it can be said that he is taking home a fair salary. 

William William Carvalho on a trip to Greece  SOURCE: Instagram @wcarvalho14

In the 2020 season, Carvalho earned £38,000 (per week) and £1,976,000 (per year). According to Transfermrkt, Carvalho has a market value of €16 million, which was €30 million on July 29, 2016. Apart from football, Carvalho earns an additional amount from his brand endorsement.

As Carvalho is still active in this sport, it can be said that his earnings will increase in the future. 

William Carvalho's Early Life

A native of Luanda, Angola, William Carvalho was born on April 7, 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 an 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 Professional Career

Sporting CP.

Following various youth systems at Sporting CP, Carvalho was promoted to the club's senior team in 2011. On April 3, 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 three goals. Again he was loaned out but this time to Cercle Brugge for one-and-a-half seasons, starting in January 2012. On April 7, 2012, he recorded his first professional goal in a 6-4 home victory against OH Leuven.

WilliamWilliam Carvalho in one of his professional games  SOURCE: Instagram @wcarvalho14

For the 2013-14 campaign, Carvalho returned to his parent club, being a defensive mainstay for Leonardo Jardim, who was a newly appointed coach at the time. On October 27, 2013, he scored his first goal for Sporting CP, netting the 1-1 equalizer, which ended in a 1-3 loss at FC Porto.

In total, Carvalho appeared in 143 matches and scored ten 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."

Real Betis

On July 13, 2018, Carvalho signed a professional deal with La Liga club Real Betis. His La Liga debut came on August 17 in a game against Levante UD. 

Take a Look at His 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 part of Portugal U17, U18, and 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.

WilliamWilliam Carvalho is in the Portuguese national team  SOURCE: Instagram @wcarvalho14

On November 13, 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. Furthermore, Carvalho is also one of the footballers to be included in the squad playing in the FIFA World Cup 2022.


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