Top Facts about Ruben Neves

Sun 07 March 2021 | 10:30

The top facts about Ruben Neves, a young midfielder who is considered as one of the best young players in the world. Wolverhampton Wanderers' top midfielder Ruben Neves will be the main topic today. We are pretty sure that in the end, you will be enjoyed by this article.

In early July 2014, Ruben Neves was supposed to play for the Porto reserve team, but after Mikel Agu was injured, he was called up to the first team by Julien Lopetegui to join the pre-season camp. His performance during this period was good enough to convince Lopetegui to stay on the first team.

On 15 August 2014, when Ruben was exactly 17 years and five months old, he made his debut against


, which resulted in a 2-0 victory for Porto. He was also named the youngest goalscorer in the history of Porto. Five days later, he played his first game in the Champions League; along with this game, he also won the title of the youngest Portuguese in the history of the Champions League, which was sweetened by the 1-0 victory against Lille.

In October 2015, when Ruben Neves was just 18 years and 221 days old, he became the captain of his team in the Champions League to record the youngest captain title in the history of the Champions League. He is currently playing for Wolverhampton Wanderers and has turned into one of the best midfielders in EPL. In the following, we will mention in detail Ruben Neves net worth, stats, and other points. Today we want to talk about the

top facts about Ruben Neves

and tell you some special facts about this young star. Stay with us.

Top facts about Ruben Neves you might want to know

Ruben Neves is a 23 years old star who plays for the Portuguese national team and Wolverhampton. He is known as one of the best Portuguese midfielders among the new generation, so in this part of the article, we want to look at Neves’ adventure and story through a new aspect. 

We will discover everything you want to know about

Ruben Neves personal life

and then in the next parts, we will review the top facts about Ruben Neves.

  • Full Name

    : Ruben Diogo da Silva Neves

  • Date and Place of Birth

    : 13 March 1997 in Mozelos, Portugal

  • Ruben Neves age

    : 23

  • Height & Weight

    : Ruben Neves height is 1.83 m and he weighs 80 kg

  • Family Members

    : Vanessa Neves (sibling) Debora Laurenco (wife), Margarida Neves (daughter), Martim Neves (son)

  • Marital Status

    : Married

  • Wife

    : Debora Laurenco

  • Ruben Neves Children

    : Margarida Neves and Martim Neves

  • Current Team

    : Wolverhampton

  • Jersey Numbe

    r: #8 Wolverhampton/ #6 Portugal

  • Nickname

    : “Rolls Royce”

  • Position

    : Midfielder

  • Zodiac Sign

    : Pisces

Ruben Neves Birthday, Zodiac Sign and Nationality

Ruben Neves was born on 13 March 1997 in Mozelos,


. Ruben Neves nationality is Portuguese. Ruben Neves zodiac sign is Pisces, a water sign, is the last constellation of the zodiac.

It's symbolized by two fish swimming in opposite directions, representing the constant division of Pisces's attention between fantasy and reality. As the final sign, Pisces has absorbed every lesson — the joys and the pains, the hopes and the fears — learned by all of the other signs. This makes these fish the most psychic, empathetic, and compassionate creatures of the astrological wheel

Some of the most famous figures born on the 13th of March (Ruben Neves Birthday) Kaya Scodelario, Jorge Sampaoli, Nimrat Kaur, William H. Macy and Holger Badstuber.

Ruben Neves Parents and Childhood

Ruben Neves was born on March 13, 1997 in Mozelos, Portugal. Actually Neves was born to Portuguese parents (

Ruben Neves parents

). In fact, Neves’ father had a tough life. when his father worked abroad, it was not an easy time for him and his family, but at that time it was the only way to rescue.

Neves' father was good for them, as Ruben always says he is really proud of his father. His father went to work for Spain for three years and Ruben only saw him once a month, or even two or three months, depending on the job he had. The whole situation made Ruben grow up faster than normal, because it was just him, him mom and his sister. So Ruben needed to help with everything he could to support his mom. the situation contributed to Ruben's maturity when he was young.


Ruben Neves childhood

, he had a lot of problems with his mother because he spoiled all the flowers in the garden. he used to carry a ball and it was impossible for him to have the ball inside the house, because they had a small room. So he made a ball with some and started playing inside the house.

"My whole family is a fan of

FC Porto

, who was winning everything when I was little. It was Jose Mourinho's time and I remember that Deco was a fantastic player. I remember many players, the victory in the Champions League, the game against Manchester United and the final. These are my first memories of the club. I remember going to the old stadium with my father and the parties when Porto was champion ".

Ruben Neves Girlfriend, Personal Life and Marital Status

Besides discussing Ruben Neves career, we will also talk about Ruben Neves wife. Wolverhampton star Ruben Neves, 23, is married to Debora Laurenco and they have a good and happy life.

However, they are not accustomed to exposing their private lives to the public. The result of this beautiful marriage is a daughter named Margarida who has sweetened their lives. No specific information is available about Deborah.

Ruben Neves Career

Following the

top facts about Ruben Neves

, there is a good percent you want to continue the rest of the article so we intend to bring up a new topic. Ruben Neves was born on March 13, 1997, in Mozelos, Portugal.

In early July 2014,

Ruben Neves

was supposed to play for the Porto reserve team, but after Mikel Agu was injured, he was called up to the first team by Julien Lopetegui to join the pre-season camp. His performance during this period was good enough to convince Lopetegui to stay on the first team. On 15 August 2014, when Ruben was exactly 17 years and five months old, he made his debut against Maritimo, which resulted in a 2-0 victory for Porto

On 10 December 2014, during a Champions League group stage fixture against Shakhtar Donetsk, Neves suffered an injury to his right knee following a collision in midfield with

Alex Teixeira

. At the end of the game, the club explained that he suffered a sprain, with apparent damage to the internal lateral ligament. After spending nearly, a month on the sidelines, he returned to the pitch in a 3–1 home win over Uniao da Madeira in the Taça da Liga. following his injury, his role in midfield was filled by


and he spent the majority of the remainder of the season behind the Brazilian in the pecking order.

Despite his young age, Neves was the leader of Porto midfield at the age of 18 and has become a key player for his team among various stars. As a teenager, he worked as a defensive back line and defensive midfielder, gradually transforming into a playmaker. His exceptional vision and short and long passes have organized many attacks for his team.

The transformation of Neves into one of the most desirable midfielders in Europe is unavoidable, and at the same time, Porto's record shows the development of good young players, especially in the offensive phase. Neves played for Portugal for the first time in the European Under-17 Cup. He was his team captain and helped Portugal reach the semi-finals.

Because of his brilliant performances, he was selected by UEFA as one of the outstanding talents. Neves was called up to the senior national team for the first time on November 10, 2015. He succeeded


. Neves was included in Portugal's starting line-up for the 2018 World Cup in


by Fernando Santos but failed to make the main list.

After joining Wolverhampton from Porto with a fee of €18m, things changed for Ruben Neves and he even changed his lifestyle. He even said himself "I had no doubts about coming here. I knew the Championship, because I had some friends playing here before me, and I knew it would be good for me and, especially, for my family.

When I came it was fantastic, I was really surprised by the club's ambition, the conditions we had, the people and the fans, because they are a little different from Portugal. But I felt a lot of love from them and from the people who work at the club. The players who were here were also fantastic."

"So it was easy for me to settle in here and feel at home. And my only goal is to demonstrate that happiness on the field. The fans are fantastic with me and I always try to give them reasons to be happy with us."

Ruben Neves Religion

Regarding Ruben Neves religion in

top facts about Ruben Neves

article, like most of the Portuguese people, he is Christian. Most Portuguese are Roman Catholics. Approximately 85% of the population belong to this religion although many claim not to be active participants of the church, most Portuguese still want to be baptized and get married in church.

However, there are big regional differences in how the religion is practiced in Portugal. A larger percentage of the people in the north than people in the south regularly attend mass and other religious services. The church and state were officially separated during the First republic (1910-1926), however the Roman Catholic influence is still seen in Portuguese society and culture. Many Portuguese festivals, holidays and traditions have a religious origin and in almost every village the church has a prominent location on the main square.

Ruben Neves Salary, Net worth and Market Value

Relating to

Ruben Neves salary

, he currently earns €3m per year. Ruben Neves salary at Porto was much lower than that, and he received less than €1m in Porto. He will probably receive a much higher salary if he signs a new contract or transfer to a new team.

Ruben Neves net worth

is around €12m. He made his €12m fortune in Porto, Wolverhampton, and Portuguese national team.

Now the whole Ruben Neves net worth is around €12m. After all, about

Ruben Neves market value

, it should be said his highest market value was in 2020 worth €50m.

Ruben Neves Transfermarket Stats

Ruben Neves transfermarket stats

are very bright and promising. As we said, in terms of Ruben Neves stats, he managed to play 259 games so far, and has scored 24 goals and 13 assists. Naturally Ruben Neves is a defensive midfielder as he is responsible for keeping players away from the box.

However, if you want to know more about

Ruben Neves stats

, let's start with the fact that he broke the record of the youngest Porto captain and then went to Wolverhampton for €18m to become one of the best young players in the world. Clubs such as Manchester City and

AC Milan

are said to be interested in signing the player.

Some Short Top Facts about Ruben Neves

  • Ruben Neves is a Midfielder. His height is 1.83 m and he weighs 80 kg.

  • About Ruben Neves age, it should be said that he is 23 years old.

  • Ruben Neves salary at Wolves is €3m.

  • Ruben Neves is married to Debora Laurenco.

  • Regarding Ruben Neves children, he has three adorable kids.

  • Ruben Neves is playing for Wolverhampton now.

  • Ruben Neves is Portuguese and is playing for the Portuguese national team.

When it comes to

top facts about Ruben Neves

, tackling skills, great vision, high passing ability and intelligence comes to the minds.


Ruben Neves social media

, although Ruben Neves is one of the best players in the Premier League, he has not yet gained much international fame.

Ruben Neves Instagram account

 has 444k followers. Besides all this information, it is better to mention 

Ruben Neves Facebook

account and

Ruben Neves Twitter account


Ruben Neves Quotes

One of the favorite parts of SportMob's article on top facts about Ruben Neves is amazing quotes.

Ruben Neves on becoming a father

“Becoming a father is incredible. There is no explanation for the feeling. “I was there for the birth. I went over on the Sunday and came back on the Tuesday. I think fatherhood will be a very pleasant change. It is one of the best things you can do and I feel prepared to be a father. I’m sure I will enjoy it.”

Neves about his debut in Wolverhampton

“I brought all my cousins ​​and my father to see my debut. I remember there were eight people in my house, they came to the stadium to watch the game and they were really surprised". "They are used to the FC Porto stadium and said that, although [Molineux] is smaller, the atmosphere is unbelievable".

"We won the game against Middlesbrough, with a goal from [Leo] Bonatini. I remember that we were unable to sleep, as we had to leave at four in the morning for me to go to Portugal to see my daughter, who was born the day after my first game”

Ruben Neves about his family

“My family have done a lot of sacrifices to put me where I want to be. Everything I do is for them.”

Ruben Neves about Porto

“Porto is my team since I was a young boy. I was in the stands for all the matches. I was too young to go to the Champions League final in 2004, but I celebrated afterwards. I watch all their games when I can. At some point in my career, I want to go back.”

Ruben Neves about his father

“When I was nine years old, my father went to Spain to work for three years, and I was in Portugal. He has a sports store. I only saw him once a month, which was difficult. I was alone with my mother and my sister, who is younger than me.”

Neves loves Champions League Football

“Obviously the Champions League is the top of football, where everyone wants to play.”

Neves about Jose Mourinho

“Mourinho is a legend at Porto.”

Ruben Neves Achievements

Ruben Neves is now 23 years old and has been playing at the highest level since he was almost 16 years old. Although Ruben Neves is one of the best young players in the world and his next destination will probably be a very big team, so far, he has not been able to win a major championship at the club level.

In fact, his most important achievement was to lift the

UEFA Nations League

trophy with the Portugal football team. However, in the near future, we will definitely hear more from Ruben Neves. Let's take a look at Ruben Neves’ achievements in the top facts about Ruben Neves article.


  • UEFA Nations League in 2019

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