Ederson Moraes Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 01 Jun, 2018
Facts of Ederson Moraes
Date of Birth: 1993 , August-17
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: Brazil
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Ederson Moraes
Birth Name Ederson Santana de Moraes
Nationality Brazilian, Portuguese
Birth Place/City Osasco, Brazil
Ethnicity Mixed Ethnical Background
Profession Player
Affair with Lais Moraes
Girlfriend Lais Moraes
Married to Lais Moraes
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Holding a high level of technical ability with his feet, quick reflexes, and great distribution with the goal kicks, Ederson Moraes has established himself as one of the best young goalkeepers in Europe. The footballer plays for Premier League club Manchester City and Brazil national team. Following his association with the Portuguese champions Benfica, he showed a series of impressive performances playing one of the vital roles to win the club's Benfica's 35th and third league title in a row and Taca da Liga as well. He played his first senior match for Brazil in October 2017, in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Chile.      

Early Life And Childhood Of Ederson Moraes

Ederson Moraes was born in Osasco, Brazil, on 17 August 1993 and raised in the suburbs of Brazil's largest city Osasco. He started his football journey by joining one of the country's most famous youth set-up São Paulo FC at the age of 11.    

The following year, Ederson went on to join another youth academy Benfica and developed his skills playing several local tournaments before making his move to Second Division side Ribeirao in the year 2011. 

Ederson Moraes' Professional Career 

Ederson Moraes came to the limelight after joining the Portuguese rivals Benfica on 27 June 2015. With the club, he signed a five-year contract which worth €500,000 (583,932.50). 

Some greatest performances of Moraes with the club earned him much fame and led the team to win its 35th and third league title in a row. His popularity gained further attention following his outstanding performance in the Taca da Liga final match against Maritimo.             

He also appeared in the UEFA Championship League campaign. In his last season with the club, he won the treble of Primeira Liga, Taça de Portugal, and Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira.    

CAPTION: The footballer Ederson Moraes. SOURCE: Hindustan Times

After the footballer's settler performance and tremendous success with the club, the accomplished goalkeeper went on to make his agreement with top flighted Premier League club Manchester City for £35 million ($46,500,510) and became the second most expensive goalkeeper of all-time, the deal also showed how important and valuable Ederson was.    

After becoming a first choice stopper, supplanting Claudio Bravo, Moraes was able to maintain his good form even in his competitive debut keeping a clean sheet in a 0–2 away win against Brighton,  on 12 August 2017.                                                                                      

Ederson Moraes' International Career

After a series of finest performances from youth setup to several world-renowned clubs, Ederson Moraes finally made his place at Brazil's provision squad for one of the biggest platforms and tournaments Copa America Centenario, however, he did not play the final squad due to his tragic injury. 

CAPTION: Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson Moraes. SOURCE: O Mundo Dos Guarda-Redes

The player made his full international debut for his nation in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Chile in October 2017. And he has confirmed his place in Tite's final 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup 2018. 

Ederson Moraes' Net Worth 

Ederson Moraes has gained a large amount of money from his successful football career. As per some online sources, the footballer's estimated net worth is believed to be more than $3 million. He is currently playing for English giants Manchester City and earns £8.6 million (11,412,492.40 United States Dollar).               

Moraes' current market value is around £45 million ($59,708,925). 

Ederson Moraes' Personal Life  

Ederson Moraes is married to the beautiful Brunette, Lais Moraes. The couple welcomed their first child a daughter, named Yasmin Moraes in June 2017.

CAPTION: Ederson Moraes along with his family. SOURCE: Sportswallah

Moraes announced that the pair is expecting their second child via his social media flashing her wife's baby bump on February 6, 2018.  

The duo is active on social media and never fails to impress their followers with the PDA filled pictures.  



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Besides, Moraes is an animal lover who has four cute puppies and often posts their pictures on his Instagram.