Bruno Fernandes is from Portugal. He was born on September 8, 1994, into the family of Mr. Jose and Mrs. Virginia, in Maia, Metropolitan Area of Porto. He is currently 28 years old. Bruno Fernandes was born footballer and plays the role of Attacker/Midfielder for his premier league club Manchester United and as well Portugal national team. Fernandes is famous for his goalscoring and penalty taking. he first started his football career at Italian Serie B side Novara but soon made a move to Serie A side Udinese in the year 2013, three years later he followed Sampdoria. After five years in Italy, he was signed with Sporting CP in 2017, where he was named club captain. He won back-to back Tacas da Liga in the year 2018 and 2019 and Taca da Portugal, which led him to be named in the premiere Liga team of the year and Primiera Liga Player of the year in two consecutive seasons.
In 2018-2019, he scored above 33 goals in all competitions, declaring him the highest-scoring Portuguese midfielder and the highest-scoring midfielder in Europe in a single season. Fernandes’ performances attracted the interest of numerous Premier League clubs, making Manchester United signing him for an initial €55 million (£47 million) In January 2020, becoming at the time, the second-highest fee for a Portuguese player leaving the domestic league.
Fernandes is also a former Portugal youth international, representing his country at under-19, under-20, under-21 and under-23 levels. He represented Portugal at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
He made his senior international name in 2017, which he was chosen in Portugal’s squads for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, 2019 UEFA Nations League Finals, UEFA Euro 2020 and 2022 FIFA World Cup, winning the 2019 competition on home soil, while being named in the Team of the Tournament.
|Full Name:||Bruno Miguel Borges Fernandes|
|Current club:||Manchester United|
|Born:||September 8, 1994|
|Place of Birth:||Maia, Portugal|
|Height:||6 feet 1 inches|
|Parents:||Jose(father) and Virginia Borges (mother)|
|Wife • Spouse:||Ana Pinho|
|Zodiac sign: Virgo|
|Children:||Matilde and Goncalo Fernandes|
|Net Worth:||$11.6 million and earns £12 million annually.|
Early Life & Education
Bruno Fernandes is from Portugal. He was born on September 8, 1994, into the family of Mr. Jose and Mrs. Virginia, in Maia, Metropolitan Area of Porto. He is currently 28 years old. Bruno Fernandes was born footballer and plays the role of Attacker/Midfielder for his premier league club Manchester United and as well Portugal national team.
His mother being is a supporter of porto club, and Manchester United admired his fellow countryman Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Scholes, Ronaldinho, Zinedine Zidane and Stephen Ireland, whom he greatly looked to follow their footsteps. Fernandes started playing football on the streets with his older brother Ricardo, when they were very young. His brother Richard was also a professional football player. His father, who had relocated to Switzerland, wanted Fernandes to move with him, but he refused, due to the standard of football in Switzerland. Fernandes started his youth football career with Bovista, as a center-back, before being switched to an attacking midfielder at the age of 15, following a loan to Pasteleira.
On April 1st, 2022, Fernandes signed a new contract which will keep him at Manchester United until June 2026, with the option of a further year.
On 2nd May, he scored his 50th goal for Manchester United in the club’s 3–0 home win against Brentford. His performances declined during the season, with Fernandes alongside his teammates struggling and under-performing and with United supporters becoming increasingly frustrated by Fernandes’ complaints to referees during matches, and with the club finishing a disappointing sixth place, qualifying for the UEFA Europa League, despite Fernandes being the top assist provider in the 2021–2022 UEFA Champions League with 7 assists in total. On 1st July, Manchester United announced that they had changed Fernandes’ squad number from 18 to his preferred number 8, the same number he wore during his time for Sporting CP and as a tribute to his birth date and his father, upon the departure of Juan Mata, after his contract expired. Fernandes scored his first goal of the season in 27th, August 2022, volleying in the only goal in a 1–0 away win at Southampton.
Bruno Fernandes is married to Ana Pinho since 2015 and they both have a daughter named Matilde which were born on January 30th, 2017, and a son named Goncalo which were born on September 6th, 2020. He has
tattoos on his arms with the number 8, in which he tributes to his birth date and to his father, who was also a footballer and wore the number 8 shirt, during his playing career, the letter F symbolising his surname and the number 23 as a tribute to his career with the Portugal national football team, at the age 23.
Fernandes is multilingual, apart from his native Portuguese, he is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Italian.
Bruno Fernandes started his football career at the age of thirteen.
On 27th August 2012, he joined Novara in Italy. Fernandes initially struggled in his new life in Italy, after suffering from homesickness and also had problems learning Italian. After his girlfriend moved to Italy, Fernandes quickly learned the language and began settling in the country, being nicknamed the “Maradona of Novara” and the “Mini Rui Costa”. After few weeks with the youth sides, Fernandes was promoted to the first team in Serie B and went on to appear in slightly more than half of the league games during the 2012–2013 season, helping his team to fifth place and the promotion play-offs.
In summer 2013, Serie A clubs Inter Milan and Juventus wanted to sign him, but instead, Fernandes decided to sign for Udinese in a co-ownership deal, who promised him first-team opportunities. He made his debut in Serie A on 3 November, coming on as a second-half substitute in a 0–3 home loss against Inter Milan. Fernandes scored his first league goal on 7 December 2013, in a 3–3 draw at Napoli. He scored again in the second match between the sides in a 1–1 draw.
On 16 August 2016, Fernandes moved to Sampdoria on loan with an obligation to be signed permanently. He made his league debut twelve days later, playing six minutes in a 2–1 home win over Atlanta. Fernandes scored his first goal for his new team on 26 September 2016, in a 1–2 away loss to Cagliari. He scored 5 goals in 33 Serie A appearances during the campaign, helping them to finish in tenth position.
Bruno Fernandes has worked as a Footballer at Manchester United for years now. he has accumulated a satisfactory fortune from playing football. Bruno Fernandes has an astonished net worth of $11.6 million and earns £10 million annually.
Bruno Fernandes as humble and hardworking as he is discovered that he also has some social media platforms where he can be connected.
- @Bruno Fernandes(@B_Fernandes8) is his Instagram handle.
- @Bruno Fernandes is his facebook handle.