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Diogo Jota: Current Club, Height, Wife, Nationality, Net Worth, Children, Parents, Siblings, Age, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, News, Occupation, Achievements, Wikipedia, Podcast

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Diogo José Teixeira da Silva was born on 4th December 1996 to the family of Joaquim Silva and Isabel Silva in Massarelos, Porto, Portugal. He is widely known as Diogo Jota. He is a Portuguese professional footballer. He plays the role of a forwarder or a winger for Premier League club Liverpool and the Portugal national football team.

Jota started his career with Paços de Ferreira, before signing for La Liga club Atlético Madrid in 2016. After two seasons in the Primeira Liga, he was loaned back-to-back to Primeira Liga club FC Porto in 2016 and English EFL Championship club Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2017. Having helped them gain promotion to the Premier League, he joined the club in 2018 for a rumored fee of €14 million and went on to make a total number of one hundred and thirty-one (131) appearances for them, scoring a total number of fourty-four (44) goals. In 2020, he signed for Liverpool for a fee reported to be £41 million.

Jota is a versatile player and known for his speeding and finishing style of playing.

Jota is a graduate of Porto’s famous academy; Jota made a name for himself at in his second season at Porto’s senior side after scoring a total number of twelve (12) goals in 34 games. His Joined Premier League club, Wolver Hampton and was one of the team’s best players in each one of his three seasons. He won the EFL Cup.

Jota’s biggest breakthrough came at the summer of 2020 as he joined the defending Champions, Liverpool. The Portuguese goal scorer wasted no time to prove his outstanding skill among some of the world’s best players. Jota scored a total of nine (9) goals in his first 17 games for the Reds across all competitions. However, a serious injury ruled him out for two months.

At 23 years of age, Diogo Jota is considered among the best forwards in Europe after his impressive performances for Liverpool. In total, Jota has scored a total number of eighty (80) goals and has provided 40 assists in 233 matches.

Jota is a former Portugal youth international; He represented his country at under-19, under-21 and under-23 levels. He was included in the squad for the 2019 UEFA Nations League Finals, which Portugal won on home soil, and made his senior international appearance in November 2019, playing at UEFA Euro 2020.

Full Name:Diogo José Teixeira da Silva
Current club:Premier League club Liverpool, the Portugal national football team
Born:December 4, 1996
Place of Birth:Massarelos, Porto, Portugal
Height:5 feet 10 inches
Parents:Joaquim Silva (father) and Isabel Silva (mother)
Siblings:Andre Silva
Wife • Spouse:Rute Cardoso
Zodiac sign:Sagittarus
Children: N/A
Occupation:Football player
Net Worth:$18 million.
Achievements: Champion English 2nd Tier – 2017/2018
Winner UEFA Nations League -2019
Winner English FA Cup -2022
Winner English League Cup -2022

Early Life & Education

Diogo José Teixeira da Silva was born on 4th December 1996 to the family of Joaquim Silva and Isabel Silva in Massarelos, Porto, Portugal.

Jota started playing football at a very young age because of the passion he has for football, his parents have no option that to support their son.

Because of his desire and passion to become a footballer, he joined Gondomar Sports Club at the age of nine. Jota was so talented. after much impressive moves with the club , he was then moved to the ranks to play with senior players.

Jota’s ability to score freely was visible from the early stages of his football career. According to one of his managers at Pacos de Ferreira academy, He once had to play two games during one weekend, and he scored a total number of five (5) goals in less than 100 minutes of play.

Personal Life

Diogo José Teixeira da Silva was born on 4th December 1996 to the family of Joaquim Silva and Isabel Silva in Massarelos, Porto, Portugal.

Jota is a voracious gamer, and as of 6 February 2021, was ranked world No. 1 in FIFA 21’s Champions Leaderboard. He has his own eSports team known as “Diogo Jota eSports” and regularly streams on Twitch. During the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, he took part in an invitational series of FIFA matches, run by the Premier League, eventually beating future teammate Trent Alexander-Arnold in the final of the competition.

Jota has a younger brother named Andre Silva.
Rumored also had it that Jota is in a serious relationship with a model named Rute Cardoso and they both have a child in February 2021.


In 2013, Jota joined Paços de Ferreira’s youth setup, from Gondomar. At the start of the 2014–2015 season, he was moved to the senior team after an impressive performance and made his senior appearance on 19 October 2014 by starting in a 4–0 home win against Atlético de Reguengos for the Taça de Portugal.

Jota first appeared in the Primeira Liga on 20 February 2015, coming on as a late substitute for Diogo Rosado in a 2–2 home draw against Vitória de Guimarães. He scored his first goals in the competition on 17 May, scoring a brace in a 3–2 home success over Académica de Coimbra and becoming the youngest player to score for the club in the top tier in the process.

On 30 May 2015, Jota signed a new five-year deal with Paços, keeping him tied up until 2020. In the first game of the campaign, a 1–0 win over Académica at the Estádio da Mata Real on 17 August, he was sent off at the end for pushing Hugo Seco; Ricardo Nascimento was also sent off for retaliating on his teammate’s behalf.

On 14 March 2016, Jota agreed a five-year contract with Atlético Madrid effective as of 1 July. On 26 August 2016, however, he returned to his homeland and joined FC Porto on a one-year loan. On 1 October, Jota scored a first-half hat-trick in a 4–0 away victory against Nacional. Jota also took part in the 2016–2017 UEFA Champions League, scoring his first goal in the competition on 7 December in a 5–0 home victory against Leicester City.

On 25 July 2017, Jota moved to English Championship club Wolverhampton Wanderers on a season-long loan. He scored his first goal on 15 August, in a 3–2 away win over Hull City.

On 30 January 2018, it was announced that a permanent deal with Jota had been agreed for a rumored fee of €14 million, being made effective on 1 July. He scored a career-best 17 league goals in his first year, ranking fifth in the league top scorer charts, as Wolves achieved promotion to the Premier League as champions; due to English Football League regulations, he wore his legal surname on his jersey in the Championship but was able to change it to “Diogo J” after the feat.

Jota made his appearance in the Premier League on 11 August 2018, playing the full 90 minutes in a 2–2 home draw against Everton. He scored his first goal in the competition on 5 December, helping the hosts come from behind to beat Chelsea 2–1. His second came four days later, in a win at Newcastle United by the same scoreline.

On 19 January 2019, Jota scored three times in the 4–3 home victory over Leicester City – his second career hat-trick. In the process, he became only the second Portuguese player to achieve the feat in the Premier League after Cristiano Ronaldo 11 years earlier. This was a first-ever for the club in the competition and a first for the club in the topflight of English football since John Richards, against the same opposition, in the Football League First Division in October 1977.
On 16 March 2019, Jota scored a goal in a 2–1 win against Manchester United in the 2018–2019 FA Cup, to help Wolves reach their first semi-final in the competition since 1997–1998.

On 25 July 2019, Jota scored in a 2–0 win over Northern Irish club Crusaders in the Europa League second qualifying round, Wolves’ first European goal since October 1980, and in the next round on 15 August, he scored an overhead kick to conclude a 4–0 (8–0 aggregate) victory over Pyunik.

In the final Europa League group stage game at home to Beşiktaş on 12 December 2019, Jota replaced compatriot Rúben Neves as a 56th-minute substitute with the game goalless, scored after 72 seconds and completed a hat-trick within twelve minutes as Wolves ran out 4–0 victors. The following 20 February, he netted another treble in a win by the same score over Espanyol in the first leg of the last 32 of the tournament. His 131st and last appearance for Wolves was as a second-half substitute in their Europa League quarter-final against Sevilla on 11 August 2020; his 44th and final goal for the club in a 3–0 league victory over Everton on 12 July.

On 19 September 2020, Jota joined Liverpool on a long-term deal, reportedly for a £41 million transfer fee, rising to £45 million with potential add-ons. He made his debut in the EFL Cup five days later, coming on as a second-half substitute against Lincoln City in a 7–2 win.
On 28 September, he scored on his Premier League debut for the club, with the third in a 3–1 win against Arsenal at Anfield.
On 25 October, he scored the winning goal in a 2–1 win against Sheffield United at Anfield. Three days later, Jota scored the club’s 10,000th goal in their history when he scored the opener against FC Midtjylland in the UEFA Champions League group stage, and scored a hat-trick on 3 November in a 5–0 win at Atalanta in the Champions League in the same competition on 3 November. In doing so, he became the first player since Robbie Fowler in 1993 to score 7 goals in his first 10 Liverpool appearances.
On 22 November, Jota scored the second goal in a 3–0 victory against Leicester City, becoming the first Liverpool player to score in each of his first four home matches in the Premier League. For his performances in October, Jota was awarded Liverpool Player of the Month by the club’s supporters.
On 9 December, Jota suffered a leg injury during a UEFA Champions League match against Midtjylland, in a dead rubber match, sidelining him for three months.

Jota ended his debut season at the club with nine league goals, including a back heel in a 4–2 away win against Manchester United, which helped Liverpool finish third in the Premier League and qualify for the Champions League.

On 14 August 2021, Jota scored Liverpool’s first goal of the 2021–22 Premier League season in a 3–0 away victory against newly promoted Norwich City.
On 24 October, he scored in a 5–0 away victory against Liverpool’s arch rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford.
On 3 November, he opened the scoring in a 2–0 home victory in the Champions League against his former club Atlético Madrid to ensure Liverpool’s qualification to the round of sixteen, as group winners.
On 20 November, Jota scored in a 4–0 home win against Arsenal, followed by a brace against Southampton a week later in a game of the same score.
On 1 December, he scored Liverpool’s fourth goal in a 4–1 away win against local rivals Everton in the Merseyside derby, as the club became the first team in English top-flight history to score at least two goals in eighteen successive games in all competitions. For his performances in November, he was awarded PFA Fans’ Player of the Month.
On 16 December, Jota scored Liverpool’s first goal in a 3–1 home win against Newcastle United, in what was Liverpool’s 2,000th top-flight win.

On 20 January 2022, in the second leg of the league cup semi-finals, Jota scored both goals in a 2–0 away win over Arsenal to send Liverpool into the final.
On 27 February, following a goalless draw against Chelsea after extra time, he scored his penalty to help Liverpool win their first league cup since 2012.

On 14 May 2022, in the 2022 FA Cup Final, Jota came on as a substitute for the injured Mohamed Salah after 33 minutes. Liverpool won the final after a penalty shoot-out, in which Jota scored his penalty.

Jota suffered a handicap injury in the pre-season which made him miss the start of the season.
On 2 August 2022, Jota signed a new long-term deal with the club. He made his return from injury on 3 September, replacing Darwin Núñez in the 80th minute of a 0–0 draw against rivals Everton in the Merseyside derby.
On 12 October, Jota came off the bench in a Champions League match away to Rangers, before providing three assists in one match for the first time in his career to Mohamed Salah, who completed a hat-trick in the space of six minutes and twelve seconds of an eventual 7–1 win.
On 16 October, he suffered a calf injury during Liverpool’s 1–0 home win over Manchester City, which ruled him out for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Net Worth

Diogo Jota has worked as a Footballer right from youth. he has accumulated a satisfactory fortune from playing football. Son Diogo Jota has an astonished net worth of $18 million.

Social Media

Diogo Jota as humble and hardworking as he is discovered that he also has some social media platforms where he can be connected.

  • @Diogo Jota (@diogoj_18) is his Instagram handle.
  • @Diogo Jota (@diogojota18) is his Twitter handle.

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