Top Facts about Francisco Trincao, Barcelona's promising youngster

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A look at the Top facts about Francisco Trincao, Barcelona's promising youngster including his childhood, love life, career and his most interesting quotes.

The year 2020 has been the most amazing year of Francisco Trincao's life. The young Portuguese winger joined Barcelona in the summer of 2020 after impressing at Braga and Portugal youth team.

Under new coach and former


legend, Ronald Koeman, the team has gone through many changes, the most obvious of them is the emergence of many young talents. Barcelona has suffered greatly from its aging squad in recent seasons and it was time they once again count on the youngsters for the future of the club.

The likes of Ansu Fati, Pedri Gonzalez was promoted from Barcelona's academy to the first team. Alongside the American talented right-back,

Serino Dest

, Trincao is one of the newest Barcelona signings.

The 20 years old winger is yet to establish himself in Barcelona's starting line-up. However, he has had enough minutes to show his skills so far this season.

One thing for sure is that Koeman will count on him in the remainder of the season as well. He is now considered by the manager as one of the team's best substitutes and Trincao is keen to impress his coach every time he comes on the pitch.

We will have to wait and see how the rest of Trincao's first season will go. For now let's have a look at the

top facts about Francisco Trincao

, Barcelona's promising youngster.

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In the following article we will take a look at the Top facts about Francisco Trincao, Barcelona's promising youngster. First we present you with some of the general information.

  • Full Name

    : Francisco Antonio Machado Mota Castro Trincao

  • Date and Place of Birth:

    29 December 1999 / Viana do Castelo, Portugal

  • Marital Status:


  • Wife/Girlfriend

    : Not Known

  • Children

    : None

  • Current team:

    FC Barcelona

  • Jersey Number:

    17 at FC Barcelona and Portugal National team

  • Zodiac Sign:


Height & Weight


Francisco Trincao height

is 1.83 m and he weighs 79 kg

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Francisco Trincao Birthday, Zodiac Sign and nationality

First part our article on top facts about Francisco Trincao is about his birthday.

Francisco Trincao Birthday

is at 29th of December 1999. Francisco Trincao nationality is Portuguese. He was born in Viana do Castelo, Portugal,

Francisco Trincao

zodiac sign is Capricorn. He shares his birthday with many great stars from football and other fields. Some of the most famous figures born on 29th of December are:


: Christen Press, Kieron Dyer and Victor Osimhen/

Actors and Actresses

: Jude Law, Alison Brie and Jon Voight/


: Diego Luna

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Francisco Trincao Childhood story

At this part we will look at the top facts about

Francisco Trincao Childhood

story and the family and the background he grew up in. Francisco Trincao was born into a middle-class family. His parents were both football fans and supported Francisco from early age to pursue his dreams to become a footballer.

Francisco is the first of two kids in his family. He has a younger sister with whom he has a very close relationship.

One cool fact about Francisco Trincao childhood is that he has idolized his dad and later in his career he chose to wear the number 17 shirt to honor his father's birthday.

"I love that number, it's my father's birthday. I was European under 19 champion with '17' as well and it is a number I am very fond of"

Francisco started his amateur career with hometown club Vianense. He also had a spell at

FC Porto

in 2009 but because of the intense competition at the academy, his parents decided for him to go back to his first club. Later Francisco joined Braga's academy, where he made the most progress and was promoted to the first team when he turned 18.

Francisco's parents decided to move to Barcelona after their son signed with the Catalan club. During his first months at Barcelona he has been living at his parent's new house.

His father, Goncalo is the manager of Francisco and according to Francisco's interviews he is very proud that his son is now a teammate of

Lionel Messi

, whom he considers to be the best player in the world.

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Francisco Trincao girlfriend, Relationships and Marital Status

There is no public information on

Francisco Trincao girlfriend

, which is not a surprise given the fact that he recently turned 20. However, we are sure Francisco will find love soon since he has been in the spotlight since the start of the season.

It is obvious that the more he gets to play the more he gets attention from girls. Or maybe he even has a girlfriend and he is just concentrating more on his career or is too shy to talk about it publicly. Whatever is the case, you can be sure that any new information about Francisco Trincao love life will be published here on 


. We also have to mention that

Francisco Trincao children

is the same case and he currenly doesn't have any, regarding his age and his focus on his career. 

Francisco Trincao Career

Francisco Trincao made his debut with Braga B team on the second day of April 2016 in a 2–1 away loss against Freamunde. He scored his first senior goal on the 7th of May 2017, but his team was eventually beaten 2–3 by FC Porto.


Francisco Trincao career

started in 2018 when he was promoted to Braga's first team after impressing with


at the 2018 European Under-19 Championship, where he was awarded the top scorer award with 5 goals.

On 28 December 2018, Trincao played his first match for the first team in a 4–0 victory at Vitoria. Five days later, manager Abel Ferreira gave him a Primeira Liga debut in a home defeat against Maritimo.

Trincao scored his first goal for Braga's senior team on 12 December 2019 in the last group phase game of the UEFA Europa League. He also registered an assisting in the 4–2 win at Slovan Bratislava as his team advanced in first place.

On the 4th of January of the same year, he was given a first league start by


's new manager Ruben Amorim. Trincao took his chance well and scored his first domestic league goal in a 7–1 away demolition of Belenenses.

He also came on as substitute as his team won the league cup final against FC Porto at the Estadio Municipal de Braga.

In total Trincao played 48 games and scored 9 goals for Braga's first team.

On 31 January 2020 Trincao signed a five-year contract for a €31 million fee with Barcelona. He made his

La Liga

debut in Barcelona's first game of the new La Liga season. Trincao played 12 minutes of the 4–0 home victory over Villarreal.

Trincao was handed his first start for Barcelona on 20 October in the 5–1 home rout of Ferencvaros in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, when he replaced Antoine Griezmann and putting up a good performance.

Francisco Trincao Net worth, Salary and Market Value

Francisco Trincao net worth

is estimated to be 76 million Dollars in 2020, including all of his properties and earnings.

Francisco Trincao market value

is at 30 million Euros. He is ranked number 11 among Barcelona players.

Francisco Trincao salary

in 2020 is reportedly 3.9 million Euros annually.

Francisco Trincao Transfermarket stats

According to

Francisco Trincao Transfermarket

stats, he has played a total of 105 games for two clubs (Braga and Barcelona). He has scored 15 goals and has provided 19 assists for his team mates.

Francisco Trincao Transfermarket stats shows why he is considered among the most promising wingers in the world. He is often praised for his ability to play different roles in the final third of the pitch, although his main position is at right-wing.

During his career, Francisco Trincao has played 39 games as a right-winger, 11 games as a left-winger, and 10 games as a second striker.

On the international level Francisco Trincao Transfermarket stats shows that he has scored no goal in his 4 games for Portugal. Francisco Trincao was also a member of Portugal U17, U18, U19, U20 and


youth teams and in total scored 14 goals in 38 games.

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Some Short top facts about Francisco Trincao

  • Francisco Trincao other favorite sport is tennis and he has playing the sport since he was a teenager.

Francisco Trincao is active in social media.

Francisco Trincao Instagram

account has around 740k followers. Given the fact that this is his first season at Barcelona, it is expected that his followers increase dramatically in the following months.

Francisco Trincao Height

is 1.81 meters. Francisco Trincao weight is 78 kg.

Francisco Trincao position

is central midfielder winger although he has played in the attacking and defensive midfielder role as well. Francisco Trincao age is 21.

The most interesting facts about

Francisco Trincao tattoos

is that he does not have a tattoo on his body, which is not surprising given the fact that he has only started his career.

Before joining Barcelona, many European giants including Manchester United, Wolverhampton Wanderers and


were all linked with Francisco Trincao, but he eventually decided to join Barcelona.

Like many other football stars, Francisco Trincao is passionate about playing the FIFA game.

Francisco Trincao FIFA 21 rating

is 78 (his overall rating) with a potential of 91.

  • Francisco Trincao religion

    is Christianity. He is a Catholic by birth.

  • While many players have been nicknamed as the "new Messi", Francisco's teammate, Abel Ruiz believes that there are similarities between Trincao and his idol, Lionel Messi.

Trincao has also been ranked as the best under-23 player in world football by stats portal 'Goalpoint' - ahead of the likes of Kylian Mbappe and

Erling Haaland



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Francisco Trincao Quotea

One of the most amusing parts of SportMob's article on top facts about Francisco Trincao is a look back at his most interesting and controversial quotes about himself and other players.

On signing with Barcelona:

“When I signed for Barça, I was speechless”

On his friendship with Pedri Gonzalez:

"I arrived in Barcelona early for the start of the pre-season while most of the team was preparing for the

Champions League

in Lisbon. I was training while in Barcelona and the same thing happened to Pedri. We arrived together and we have become two people who have a very close relationship. But everyone has been very welcoming"

On the qualities he can bring to Barcelona's game:

“I think I can bring my quality to the team. I’m really strong mentally, I’m always looking to score goals and provide assists and to help the team. I prefer to play on the right side but I’m going to do what the coach tells me to do. I’m going to help the team as a forward whether it be on the right side or left side.

"From my game I would highlight my dribbling, goal scoring, creating goals and hard work"

On Antoine Greizmann's support upon arrival at Barcelona


sent me a message that said - Let's go, mate - I also spoke to Semedo and that is a help for me."

On working with Ronald Koeman:

“He talks to me a lot and what he asks me the most is to be myself, to face and try to score goals. In short, let me do my job. I am a young footballer who still has to improve in all aspects, who has to analyze his games and who has to see what he is doing well and what he is doing wrong to evolve.”


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Francisco Trincao records and achievements

We round up our article on the

top facts about Francisco Trincao

with a list of his most notable achievements and records at club and international level.

With Braga:

Taça da Liga: 2019–20

With Portugal youth and senior national teams:

UEFA European Under-19 Championship: 2018

Individual honors and records:

UEFA European Under-19 Championship Top Scorer: 2018 (5 goals, tied with

Diogo Jota


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