Joao Pereira Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Jun, 2014
Facts of Joao Pereira
Date of Birth: 1984 , February-25
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: Portugal
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Joao Pereira
Birth Name Joćo Pedro da Silva Pereira
Nationality Portuguese
Birth Place/City Lisbon
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Footballer
Working For Portugal national football team
Salary 4.1 million EUR
Hair Color Black
Face Color White
Weight in KG 70 kg
Famous for Football player
Education University of Porto
Awards Not yet
Online Presence Facebook,Wikipedia,Twitter
Siblings Antonia Pereira
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Pedro Pereira is a professional Portuguese footballer. He was born in 25th February in the year of 1984.He was born in Lisbon of Portugal. His Current Team is Valencia CF and apart from that he is also a regular player of Portuguese National Team. He generally protects the field as right defender. He is seen in the ground in Jersey No.12. He is quite aggressive sometimes in the field which generally drags him into controversies. He will be representing Portugal in 2014 World Cup and apart from that he has also involved in Euro 2012.He had to make a lot of struggle to get into the professional football.Still today he has to struggle to get in the game due to his aggressive images and volatile nature.


He first publicly appeared as footballer in 2003 where he played against Boa vista FC. That was his first ever professional season where he made around 25 appearances and out of all those most of them were as midfielder. He was in Benfica in 2005 when they won the 2005 Championship. Later in 2007 -08 he was sold to S.C Braga where he made a stunning goal in his debut match. He collected around 18 yellow cards and 1 red card in his first 2 consecutive seasons. After playing for two seasons he was transferred to Sporting Club De Portugal for the sum about 3 million Euros. He was featured in the club as defender as well as midfielder after his team was ranked third in that season. After spending some years with Sporting he signed with Valencia CF in Spain for 3.6 million. He made the debut from the Valencia on 19th of August in the same year. He joined the national team for the first time in the year of 2010 after a new coach Paulo Bento was appointed. His debut in UEFA Euro 2012 qualifier was against Denmark .In 2012 19 may ,a 23 man Portuguese Squad was announced where Pereira was able to get in as a regular player for 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Marriage, affairs and personal details

There is not much information about his marriage. It is pretty sure that he is already married but there is no any solid reason if he is still in relation with the wife. He is mostly captured playing training sessions for his team in the ground. He is one of the players who don’t like to reveal his personal issues in the media. His height is 1.72 m and his weight is 70 kg.

Awards, achievements, salary and market value

One of his best performances were seen in 2012 UEFA cup where he happen to be in the ideal team of UEFA. He has appeared in around 331 games and scored around 9 goals. He earns around 4.1 million EUR annually.