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Top Facts about Ederson, Manchester City's Goalkeeper

Mon 16 November 2020 | 8:30

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Ederson, is the 27-year-old

Manchester City

goalkeeper who also plays for the Brazilian national team. Ederson Moraes, who started playing football in the streets of Brazil, is now known as one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

Despite his age, Ederson, Manchester City's Goalkeeper is very experienced and is in fact one of the most experienced and successful goalkeepers in the world. In the 2017-2018 season when the pound sterling was at its highest, Manchester City decided to make a record-breaking transfer by paying £35 million to Benfica and prepare the team for future success.

It was after this transfer that Ederson was able to become a world star in the Premier League and one after another, to win trophies. After that, he just achieved to win the Premier League and EFL Cup in his first season in Etihad and won a domestic treble the following season with Pep Guardiola’s dream team.

Top Facts about Ederson you might want to know

In this part, we are going to take a general look at Ederson personal life information and then in the next parts, we will review the

top facts about Ederson

, Manchester City's goalkeeper.

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  • Full Name: Ederson Santana de Moraes

  • Date and Place of Birth: 17 August 1993, Osasco, Brazil

  • Ederson age: 27

  • Height & Weight: Ederson Moraes Height is 1.88 m and he weighs 89 kg

  • Family Members: Lais Moraes (Wife)

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Wife/Girlfriend: Lais Moraes

  • Ederson Children: Yasmin, Henrique and, Laura

  • Current team: Manchester City

  • Jersey Number: 31

  • Zodiac Sign: Leo

Ederson Birthday, Zodiac Sign and Nationality

Ederson Birthday is on 17 August 1993. He was born in Osasco, 

Brazil

. Ederson Nationality is Brazilian. Ederson Moraes’s zodiac sign is Leo. Many astrologers believe people born under the sign of Leo are natural-born leaders and they are very self-confident.

Some of the most famous figures born on the 5th of March are:

Footballers: Thierry Henry/Actors: Robert De Niro and Sean Penn.

Ederson Childhood and Parents

Ederson's life story is not unlike the lives of most Brazilian stars.

Ederson childhood

and

Ederson parents

life was in real poverty. The interesting thing about Ederson childhood was his excessive power, which led to him being given titles like 'The Bull'.

Ederson's talent allowed him to move from Sao Paulo B to Portugal and

Benfica

at the age of 16 and continue to shine at the club's academy. Ederson parents took no action to stand in the way of their son's dreams. After Benfica, Ederson joined Rio Ave, Benfica B, and then the First team of Benfica and continued to play at the highest level until 2017. Then you know the rest of the story

.

Ederson has been an integral part of the Brazilian national team since 2017, but it can almost be said that since 2014, he has been able to play for the Brazilian U-23 national team. It is safe to say, Ederson Moraes is currently competing with Alisson Becker in Brazil, and the rivalry between the two stars is not limited to Manchester City and

Liverpool

.

Ederson Moraes Wife, Personal Life and Marital Status

After the

top facts about Ederson

, now it's time for

Ederson personal life

and marital status. Lais Moraes was born on December 1, Vila do Conde, Portugal. Lais Moraes zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Such as her husband Lais Moraes loves tattoos and she even has several interesting tattoos - on her shoulder, her forearm, and her lower leg. Well, it’s not even comparable with Eder’s tattoos as he has over 40 tattoo designs all over his body.

Ederson Moraes wife

, Lais Moraes, is a wonderful woman and one of the most beautiful celebrities inside football. Ederson has been married to Lais for six years. This lovely couple first started to date in 2013, when the Brazilian starlet was still 20-year-old and after just a year of dating, they tied the knot.

Ederson Moraes

and Lais met when the goalkeeper was playing for the Portuguese team Rio Ave. In 2014, when Ederson was still 21-year-old, he and Lais got married to a beautiful small wedding ceremony.

About

Ederson Children

, on June 6, 2017, the couple welcomed their first daughter, Yasmin Moraes. On September 13, 2018, Lais gave birth to Ederson's son, Henrique Moraes and on January 17, 2020, the couple welcomed their third child and second daughter, Laura Moraes. They are a very happy and warm family that enjoys the blessings of three children.

Ederson, Manchester City's Goalkeeper Career

Following the top facts about Ederson, Manchester City's goalkeeper, we want to consider a new topic. Our Hero started his football career in 2008 with the Brazilian team

Sao Paulo

and then traveled to Portugal to join Benfica to begin the story of his 8-year presence at the Portuguese club. Ederson played for Benfica academy until 2011 but joined the Ribeirão team in 2011 to gain more experience in terms of maturity.

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The experience was so positive that

Rio Ave

took the lead and took Ederson for three seasons. Benfica then decided to bring back their starlet and invest him.

Finally, in 2015, the same thing that everyone expected happened, and this Brazilian GK made his way to the main team. Ederson was a great replacement for Julio Cesar and even shone during the Champions League and the match against Bayern Munich. He was able to attract the attention of his current coach, Pep Guardiola. Many say that from that game on, Pep decided to have Eder in his next team.

Pep Guardiola did not hesitate to buy Ederson, despite his high cost and media pressure, and it is now clear that he made the right decision and Ederson was worth that investment.

The Brazilian goalkeeper has achieved great success in the Etihad and has completely solved the problems of

Manchester City

defense. Ederson is a perfect goalkeeper, but his ability to work with his foot is the same trait that suits Guardiola's teams. It worth noting that his level is similar to that of some midfielders in prestigious European leagues.

At the age of 27, he has proven himself to be one of the best goalies in the world. It looks like he has bright years ahead of him to become the best goalkeeper in Brazil and Europe.

Ederson, Manchester City’s goalkeeper religion

Ederson is Christian and his chest has been inked in a way that says everything about his religion and faith and reveals that he follows Christianity, as it has a slogan “I belong to Jesus” with a dove. In addition to that, the goalie has a pair of angel wings on his back. It is safe to say Brazilians are generally known as a people of faith.

Ederson Net worth, Salary and Market Value

Ederson has a total net worth of €10 million. There is a lot of speculation about Ederson Salary but

Ederson salary

is £65,000 per week, which has allowed him to increase the well-being of himself and his family. Ederson is also said to have a market value of around 85 Million Euros, which technically makes him the most valuable goalkeeper in the world.

Ederson Transfermarket stats

As we mentioned,

Ederson net worth

and Ederson Salary has increased big time but

Ederson transfermarket

stats also show that the player was worth around 70 million euros in 2019 and is currently priced at 56 million euros. On ederson stats, he has played in 280 games as a goalkeeper, with 240 conceded goals and 127 clean sheets, which is a great statistic for the Brazilian goalkeeper.

He has also played this number of games for four clubs, most of which have been for Manchester City. At the national level,

Ederson stats

are less impressive as he has played 12 games for Brazil, including five for the Under-23s and seven for the

Selecão

.

Some Short top facts about Ederson Moraes

 

  • Ederson Moraes is a 27-years old GK. His height is 1.88 m and he weighs 89 kg.

  • Did you know Ederson also holds the Guinness World Record? This fact often surprises everyone. As we mentioned, this record is for the longest football drop Kick, which he delivered after kicking the ball 75.35 m across the ground at the Etihad Stadium on 10 May 2018.

  • Ederson has strong religious beliefs and considers himself a faithful Christian. Of course, his family is also very religious, and the same teachings as a child made Ederson consider Jesus Christ to be his savior throughout his life.

When it comes to top facts about Ederson, the most interesting topic becomes tattoos. Ederson’s body is massively covered in tattoos, including a rose and a skull on his neck, angel's wings on his back, and a Portuguese League trophy on his leg, which he won for

Benfica

in 2016 and in 2017.

  • Ederson’s nickname is 'The Bull' and this nickname is due to his violent and savage temperament. By the way, this name has a very positive charge, and his teammates and fans have given this title because of his prejudice.

  • Despite his harsh appearance, Ederson is a very kind and generous person in normal life who tries to help charities.

  • Ederson is also known as a Penalty-saving Specialist because his record says it all. In fact, he is the representative of modern goalkeeping in football. In addition to his great skill in playing with the ball, he offers a style of defense like Manuel Neuer.

  • It is not without reason that Pep Guardiola, one of the best coaches in the history of football, made his only decision to have this Brazilian star in his team.

Regarding Ederson social media, it must be said in terms of activity,

Ederson social media

and

Ederson Instagram account

are very popular among football fans as he has 1.9M followers on Instagram.

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Ederson Moraes Quotes:

One of the most enjoyable parts of SportMob's article on top facts about Ederson, Manchester City's goalkeeper is remarkable quotes about himself and other players.

On the GK position:

“When I was nine or ten, I had a chat with my coach and I asked if I could play in the goal. I started playing as a goalkeeper and it was love at first sight. Only a goalkeeper knows how it is.”

“I help a lot in the build-up and the long balls as well. But mainly I would say a goalkeeper must be a calm person to cope with the pressure to handle when you make a mistake. I think that's really important, and it helps you a lot to develop your skills.”

On how he became a GK in the youth academy:

“When I started playing football, I started as a left-defender. Maybe I wasn't very talented in that position, but I knew that something good could come out of it. I got some skills with my feet, and that helped me a lot later on. Those qualities have helped me a lot in my career.”

About the difficulties, he endured as a child.

“When a child falls over and gets injured, he gets back up and carries on playing. It's no different for me.”

On the respect and love, he has for Pep Guardiola:

“Pep Guardiola is one of the best managers in the world.

Josep Guardiola

is a fabulous manager who sees football in another way. He lives football and breathes football. The way he thinks about the game is completely different from other managers.”

On his ideal goalkeeping attitude

“My goal is to defend our goal, save shots, and not concede goals. But one thing that could happen is to score a goal from my penalty box to the other box directly.”

On his dream about the Champions League:

“As for my ambitions with City, I want to win the Premier League and the Champions League.”

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On his role in Manchester City:

“The role of a goalkeeper in Pep's team is like the 11th outfield player on the pitch, in terms of the build-up, the pressing. I think it's more difficult. There is a bigger responsibility because you can't afford to make any mistakes. If you do, it probably ends in an opposition goal.”

Ederson Moraes achievements

We round up our article on the

top facts about Ederson

, Manchester City’s goalkeeper with a list of his most notable achievements at the club and international level.

With Benfica

Primeira Liga

with Benfica in 15-16 and 16-17 seasons. Portuguese Cup winner in 2017. Portuguese Cup winner in 2017. Portuguese League Cup winner in 15/16 Season.

With Manchester City

English Champion in 2018 and 2019 seasons. English League Cup winner in 2018/2019/2020 seasons. English Super Cup winner in 2019 and 2020 seasons.

With Brazil national team

Copa America winner in 18/19 with Brazil

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source: SportMob