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Top Facts About Fabinho, Premier League's Best Midfielder

Meet Fabinho the Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the Brazil national team. He is capable of playing in various positions but he often plays as a defensive midfielder. The Brazilian footballer also can be deployed as a right-back or centre-back.

Many know the Brazilian footballer on the pitch but only a few know the untold facts about the famous Liverpool player. At Liverpool club, his nickname is the Hoover or Dyson. According to Joe Gomez and other players, he cleans up everything on the pitch. Just one stretch of his right leg and every stain vanishes in the blink of an eye.

They also call him “Mr. Reliable” because of his great performance and being a player that everyone can count on. Don’t worry in this article we will also give you details of Fabinho personal life and his love life as well. we will start the story with

Fabinho childhood

then how he set foot on the road of fame and turned to be one of the best midfielders of the Premier League.

Top Facts About Fabinho You Probably Didn’t Know

The Brazilian footballer’s list of awards and achievements is long. There is a reason why they call him the best Midfielder of the Premier League. However, behind every successful man there is a strong woman. Fabinho is a married man and there is an interesting love story waiting for you, so don’t miss it. Stay tuned and let’s begin.

Fabinho Childhood Story

Fabio Henrique Tavares known as


was born on 23 October 1993, in Campinas, Brazil. Campinas is located in the northwest of São Paulo and is well-known for its grass fields and beautiful landscape which is very suitable for a football pitch.

Fabinho parents

are both Brazilian as well. His father is Joao Roberto and his mother is Rosangela Tavares. As a child the Brazilian midfielder was shy and he was the youngest of three children. Every little boy dreamed about becoming a professional football player. During Fabinho Childhood everything was about football. Fabinho age was 7 when he first enrolled in a football school.

In addition to playing football at the school, he also played football in a local football team named Paulina FC. Little Fabinho worked hard and completely dedicated himself to football. His efforts were seen by Erick Martins, the team’s coach. Fabinho parents, especially his father pointed that in his early life he had a steely determination and football was always his priority. The hard-working young footballer played futsal until the age of 12. Later he decided to follow his passion more professionally and thus he set foot on the hard road. Find out more top facts about Fabinho in the following.

Fabinho Road to Fame  

Fabinho’s first professional trial was at the

Fluminense FC

youth level. The team provided a stage for the young footballer to showcase his talents and features. Back then Fabinho encountered

Marcelo Viera

who played for the club’s senior side. Marcelo is known as one of the best left-backs of history. The young footballer had Richarlison on his side while he was at the youth side. During his time at the youth side, Fabinho showed such a remarkable performance and amazed everyone by rising above all ranks and titles of the youth level.

Fabinho age

was 19 when he got elected for joining the senior side in May 2012. The footballer barely featured in Brazil due to his performance and great style of play. His efforts and hard work along with remarkable skills on the pitch paid off and he was called to play for Europe. Fabinho parents were very proud of him. In an interview, his father stated: “God finally blessed his efforts and put a good youth club in his path.”

He added: “My son has talent. He worked hard for the dream of being a football player and he is reaping the fruits.” His mother also remembers when they called him for Europe and stated: “When I heard him talking to his father after he got a call to Europe, I saw how happy he was and his eyes were full of tears.” Next, learn more

top facts about Fabinho

and his storyline.

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Fabinho Struggle to Elevate His Career

According to

Fabinho transfer market stats

, he joined

Rio Ave

in Portugal. At the time he met the legendary football agent Jorge Mendes. Mendes is famous for helping Portuguese footballers like

Cristiano Ronaldo

, Jose Mourinho, etc. to make their way to the top and play for big clubs. Mendes helped Fabinho and became his agent. He advised the young footballer to play for Real Madrid Castilla (Real Madrid team B) which he predicted would be a great platform for him to get to the top.

Above all Mendes had high hopes on Jose Mourinho that he will help Fabinho. At the time he was the manager of the club, but things didn’t work out well for the Brazilian young player and Jose Mourinho got sacked. The young footballer only played once for Real Madrid in a game against Malaga. He assisted Angel Di Maria which resulted in a winning goal for the team. Mourinho was on the verge of leaving the club and he never gave the young footballer a chance to prove himself worthy. Find out more

top facts about Fabinho

in the following.

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Fabinho Joins Monaco

Based on Fabinho transfer market stats, on 19 July 2013, Fabinho joined


on a long loan. On 10 August he made his debut for the team at the Stade Chaban-Delmas in Monaco's opening Ligue 1 match of the 2013–14 season over


and Monaco won 2-0. Fabinho made every effort to make his dream come true. His first goal for the team came in a 6-0 home victory against Lens in the quarter-finals of the 2013–14 Coupe de France on 26 March 2014. The talented footballer finished his one-year loan and extended it for another year on 2 July 2014.

On 20 March 2016, the Brazilian footballer scored a penalty which resulted in a 2-0 victory over Paris Saint-German. This was a heavy defeat for PSG, in fact, it was their first home defeat since May 2014. Fabinho showed such a remarkable performance and proved himself worthy. In March he made the score 2-0 for the team and helped Monaco defeat Red Devils for 3-1 in the second-leg match at the Stade Louis II and advance to the quarter-finals on the away goals rule.

On 9 December 2014, Fabinho scored his last goal for the club in the Group C Matchday 6 2–0 home victory against

Zenit St Petersburg

which enabled Monaco to qualify for 2014–15 UEFA Champions League knockout phase as group winners. He improved his football skills and transformed into a great defensive midfielder. The talented footballer established himself well that big clubs including Mourinho’s

Manchester United

were fighting to have him on board. He rejected Mourinho and made a different choice. According to

Fabinho stats

he made 53 appearances at the club and scored 2 goals at Monaco. More top facts about Fabinho are in the way.

Fabinho Transformation at Liverpool

According to Fabinho transfer market stats, on 28 May 2018, the football star signed a long-term contract for an initial fee of £39 million. He debuted for the club on 18 September, in a 3–2 win at Anfield. It was a Champions League group match against Paris Saint-Germain and Fabinho substituted for Sadio Mane. As for his league debut, on 20 October, he played in a 1-0 victory at Huddersfield Town, substituting Adam Lallana.

Klopp the German football manager of


described Fabinho: “Fabby had a lot to do, to sort some little gaps which we left open in different situations, the job of the No. 6 in modern football is incredibly important. The more offensive all the players around you are, the more important it gets. But he’s not only a ‘gap-closer’, a ‘challenger’ or whatever: he’s a very good footballer as well.” During his time at Liverpool Fabinho showed such talent and remarkable performance. The Brazilian footballer amazed Liverpool’s engine room in the 2019-20 campaign.

He adapted fast and improved his performance with great intelligence. In a game against Manchester City at Anfield, he owned the midfield which resulted in a 2-1 victory. Klopp admired his improvement and further stated: “He plays like he played at Monaco, but he needed time to adapt. A really smart footballer and full of quality. These things are difficult to learn. It's about all his game intelligence. It helps all of us.” According to Fabinho stats, so far he has made 274 appearances and scored 32 goals throughout his career including his first season at Liverpool. More

top facts about Fabinho

are in the way.


Fabinho Replaces Virgil van Dijk as the Centre Back

Virgil van Dijk

is praised as one of the best defenders in the world, he is known for his energy, leadership, and aerial ability. After his injury, Fabinho took his place and showed everyone how valuable he is to the team. Fabinho rock the pitch with his outstanding performance as the centre-back. In an interview, Fabinho stated: “Of course, I am not Virgil - he is the best defender in the world right now, the manager said to me I have to talk more to try and organize the team.”

He added: “Sometimes I have to get the second balls and be ready to press. In this role, I must try to do my best. When I knew Virgil was out for a long time, I was shocked because first of all, he is the best defender in the world right now. But most of all, he is a leader in the team and in the dressing room. He also makes sure the mood is good - a good atmosphere - and we will miss this.”

He added: “But I have got to do a little of what Virgil always does. I must try to organize the team. To talk to the team and try to be a leader.” However, not everyone agrees with the fact that Fabinho is a good replacement for Virgil van Dijk. The Dutch footballer recorded the fastest sprint in the

Champions League

. At the time Liverpool won the competition in 2018-19 and some football experts believe that Fabinho’s pace doesn’t match the Dutch footballer. Learn facts about

Fabinho personal life

in the following.

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Fabinho Wife Is a Retired Footballer

As we mentioned before just like the old saying “behind every successful man there is a strong woman.” In 2013 the midfielder met his future wife Rebeca Tavares.

Fabinho wife

was born on December 2, 1994 in Brazil. She and her family are big fans of football. The Brazilin beauty also has a career in football. Looks like the story is getting better and better. Her idol in football is Ronaldinho and he is the reason she started a career in football. According to her own words his style of play captivated her. Hope Fabinho doesn’t get jealous.

So as you can see Fabinho wife is not an ordinary football WAG. She was born in Brazil but due to personal reasons, her family had to move to Spain. And following their move to Spain she started her football career. The Brazilian beauty played as an attacker on the pitch. She even pursued football professionally, and she was part of the AS Monaco Women. However, after Fabinho had joined Liverpool back in 2018, Rebeca retired from football.

The Brazilian beauty is best friends with WAGs of Fabinho's teammates including Alisson Becker and

Roberto Firmino

. Rebeca is often seen with Larissa Pereira and Natalia Becker and they share photos together on Instagram. Rebeca supports her man in all the ups and downs. Every time Fabinho plays at the pitch she goes to Anfield and cheers for him. After two years of dating the couple got married in 2015.

According to Fabinho personal life they enjoy traveling to different countries and often post pictures on Instagram. Rebeca posts stylish pictures of herself on her Instagram page and she is widely followed. The stunning brunette has 130k followers on her page. The Brazilian football WGA is available by the username of


, you can follow her and get more updates. As for

Fabinho children

, the pair don’t have any kid. But maybe in the future, keep up for more updates. Learn facts about Fabinho net worth in the following.

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Fabinho Salary and Net Worth

Now let’s get into the details of

Fabinho salary

and net worth, the Brazilian footballer proved himself to be one of the best midfielders of history. With such great performance and dedication, he got to be in big European clubs like Liverpool and even Manchester United was eager to have him on board. In 2018 he signed a long term contract with Liverpool which it expires in 2023. So you can imagine such a remarkable player’s salary and income must have been sky high.

The Brazilian footballer owns a mansion in Southport, close to Liverpool which is worth 1.7 Million Pound. Fabinho endorses Adidas and he wears their boots in the games. Liverpool club pays record break transfer fees of (£39 million) for any defensive midfielder in last five years. Fabinho salary is more than £6 million per year and more than 500k per month which he earns from his contract with Liverpool.

Fabinho net worth

is the staggering amount of £8 Million and the best midfielder of history worth £39 Million in the market. Find out more top facts about Fabinho in the following.

Fabinho Social Media Accounts

As for

Fabinho social media accounts

, you can imagine how popular the best midfielder of history is on social media. He is widely followed and available by the username of


on Instagram. The midfielder has 2 million followers and he follows more than 400 people on this platform. So far the Brazilin footballer has posted more than 300 posts of his daily life. In December 2020, he posted a photo of his wedding and stated: “It’s been 5 years since the best yes of my life. You fill my life with joy and I love you more every day.”

He added: “He who finds a wife finds an excellent thing; he has received a blessing from the lord.” His wife, Rebeca also shared a photo of their anniversary and captioned: “Five years have passed since our yes and my love for you only grows more every day! You make me the happiest woman in the world!!! I love you so much, forever! Though I have the gift of prophecy, know all the mysteries ad all knowledge, and faith is capable of moving mountains, if I don’t have love, I will be nothing.”  Judging by their captions, the couple are very religious.

As for other Fabinho social media accounts, he has an account on Facebook which is available by the username of


. The famous midfielder has more than 900 followers on this platform. He also has an account on Twitter which is available by the username of


. He is widely followed and has more than 800k followers on his account. You can follow the remarkable footballer on his social media accounts and get more updates.

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