Willian Biography

( 1998 - )
November 8, 2017
First published on:November 8, 2017
by binor

Facts of Willian

Date of Birth: 1998, August 9
Age: 21 years old
Birth Nation: Brazil

Willian is a Brazilian professional football player who currently plays as a winger or an attacking midfielder for the English club, Chelsea and his national team, Brazil. The 29 years old professional is currently receiving an annual salary of $29 million from his present club, which has boosted his net worth.

Early Life

Willian was born as Willian Borges da Silva on 9th August 1988, in Ribeirao Pires, Brazil. He is the only son of his parents; Severino da Silva and Maria da Silva. He belongs to the south American ethnicity and holds a Brazilian nationality.

Club Career

Willian began his football career from 2006 joining the Brazilian club, Sports Club Corinthians Paulista wearing the Jersey number 10. He was in the club for a season, appeared in 20 matches and scored two goals. Further, he left the club as they were relegated due to their poor performance.

He further switched to the Ukrainian professional club, Shakhtar Donetsk in 2007. The move was officially finalized on 23 August 2007, signing to a five-year contract. He made the debut for the club on 25th September 2007, in a match against Chornomorets Odesa and scored his first goal for the club on 31 October in a 4–1 victory over Arsenal Kyiv.

His six successive season with the club ended up with the total of 140 appearances and 20 goals. He won several major titles with the club as; "Ukrainian Premier League" titles for five times and a UEFA Cup in 2009. He then switched to the Russian professional club, Anzhi Makhachkala on 31 January 2013, wearing the number 88 jersey.

Besides, he suffered a severe injury, while he was with the club, in a match against New Castle United in a Europa League match. His only goal for the club was on 14 April 2013 in a 3–0 victory against Volga Nizhny Novgorod. For the club, his total appearance was11 games scored a single goal.

He then moved to the EPL club, Chelsea on 25 August 2013, signing the agreement of a five-year contract, receiving the number 22 jersey. He made his official debut for the club on 18 September against Basel in the Champions League. 

His first premier league for the team was on 6 October, in a match against, Norwich City scoring his first goal for the club. He still plays for the club as one of the key players for his team.

International Career

Willian has represented his national team in both junior and senior levels. As a member of his national side U-20 squad, he made his official debut on 7th January 2007, in a match against Chile. His national senior team debut was on 10 November 2011, in a friendly match against Gabon. He won 50 caps for his national team scoring eight goals.

Personal Life

Willian is a married man, he married loving girlfriend, Vanessa Martins. After being in a relationship for four years, the couple tied the knot on April 29, among their friends and relatives in Brazil. The couple together has two twin Daughters, Valentina Willian and Manuella Willian. He is a Christian, and his zodiac sign is Leo.

Net Worth and Endorsements

Willian is indeed a wealthy man with an estimated net worth of $75 million in 2017, including all of his assets. He currently receives an annual salary of $29 million from his club; Chelsea.

As for shelter he has a mansion in Sao Paulo, Brazil, worthing $2.3 million. Apart from his earnings from football, his other source of income is from his endorsing deals with the soft drink Guarana Antarctica. He gains $3.2 million annually from his endorsing deal.

Latest Page

Lloyd McClendon
Lloyd McClendon Lloyd McClendon's Salary and Net worth in 2019; Married and Father of two children
Lauren Campbell
Lauren Campbell Lauren Campbell: Ex-wife of former American football running back, Barry Sanders, Shared three children, Is she dating?
Pat Murphy
Pat Murphy Pat Murphy Married to Third Wife; How much does he Earn annually? His Earnings, Net worth, and Professional Life
Jenny Boucek
Jenny Boucek Jenny Boucek's Salary and Net worth as an assistant coach of Dallas Mavericks; Does she have a child?
Bobby Cox
Bobby Cox Bobby Cox- Braves Hall of Fame Career Earnings, Salary and Net worth; How is his Married Life with Pamela
Ron Wotus
Ron Wotus Ron Wotus: the longest-tenured coach in San Francisco Giants history who has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Is he married?
Rob Wooten
Rob Wooten Rob Wooten Married to Katie Thomas since 2008; Marital Life, Earnings, Properties, and Personal Life
Blake Dietrick
Blake Dietrick An American professional basketball player, Blake Dietrick is in a relationship with her boyfriend, Greg; How much is her net worth and salary?
Matt Wotherspoon
Matt Wotherspoon Playing single season in MLB, Matt Wotherspoon has a career earnings of $20,888, is he in a relationship? How much is his net worth?
Toby Gardenhire
Toby Gardenhire Toby Gardenhire- Manager of Fort Myers Miracle; How much does he Earn annually? Who is his Girlfriend?
Johanna Robbins
Johanna Robbins 2010 Snowball Derby winner, Johanna Robbins has a net worth over $5 million. Who is her husband?
Brendan Rodgers
Brendan Rodgers The father of three, Brendan Rodgers has a net worth around $16 million. Who is he married to?