Pizzi Biography, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, and Awards.

Pizzi Biography, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, and Awards.

Pizzi is considered as one of the most recognizable faces in the football world. He is currently acting as a central midfielder for Portuguese football club, SL Benfica and represents national football team of Portugal. Likewise, he is a good friend of Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Fonte. This 28-year-old footballer has also played for several other renowned clubs that include Athletico Madrid, Deportivo La, Coruna, and Espanyol.

Pizzi wears a jersey number 21 in the field and has not only introduced himself as a footballer of high quality but also registered himself as an enthusiastic footballer.

Throughout, his incredible career, Pizzi has been honored  ”Player of the Season” in the Primera Liga for the year 2017.

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Pizzi Height, Weight, Nationality, and Ethnicity

This midfielder is a handsome man with an outstanding body figure. Speaking of which, he stands with an observable height of 5 Feet9 Inch tall which is around 1.77 m long and has the balance weight of 66 kg in scale. Additionally, he holds Portuguese nationality and falls under white ethnic group.

Pizzi Early Life, Girlfriend, and Personal Life

A native of Braganca, Portugal Pizzi was born on October 6, 1989. His real name is Luis Miguel Afonso Fernandes. The player was born and raised in his native land and was born with the great wisdom and talent and his astrological sign is Libra.

Throwing some light towards his personal life, Pizzi is a married man. He married a gorgeous lady named Maria De Barros on 4th June 2017. They celebrated their marriage with the presence of some important family members and friends. The couple is now blessed with a son named Afonso and the marriage pair seems very happy with each other along with their son as they keep posting their pictures on their Instagram.

Pizzi Club Career and Achievements

This football star is one of the greatest football players in the world and he has been able to accumulate a huge amount of fan following and achievements as well. He has been part of many well-known clubs and teams on the football scene and has acquired the highest achievements that one could.

Pizzi Early Career

From an early age, Pizzi had an interest towards football. Consequently, he started his professional football career joining the youth academy with GD Bragance and SC Barga. These two clubs fall in his youth career.

After his success in junior level of GD Bragance, he got a promotion to the senior team of Bragance in 2007. During his stay in Bragance, Pizzi was sent on loan to other several renowned clubs like Ribeirao, Covina, FC Pacos de Ferreira and Atletico Madrid.

After completing his lone season, he switched to a giant club Atletico Madrid on October 2011 with the worth of $16.67 million. On September 2011, Pizzi launched his La Liga career for Atletico Madrid playing over with Racing de Santander. His first goal for the team came on November 20, 2011, against Vicente Calderon. Along with the team, he won UEFA Europa League in 2011-12.

Pizzi career in the club SL Benfica

In 2013,  Pizzi made his move to Benfica signing a six-year contract with the reported transfer fee for $7.45 million. Immediately, He was sent on loan to the Spanish club, Espanyol for playing 2013/14 season.

Pizzi returned back to his native club Benfica in 2014 and launched his Benfica career on October 5, 2014, in the Primeira league against Arouca. On January 14, 2015, he netted his first goal for Benfica against  Arouca. So far, he stills plays for the club.

Pizzi International Career

This brilliant midfielder has represented his national team in U19, U21 and U23 teams. Initially, he launched his international career for Portugal national team on November 14, 2012, in a match over with Gabon and scored his first goal in the same match.

Pizzi Net Worth and Endorsements

Altogether, he earns a handsome amount of money from his current club and the national team. As he has an estimated net worth of around $18.5 million. He also makes an annual salary in the region of $1.2 million with a weekly salary of $23,582  which receives from his current club SL Benfica.

Apart, Pizzi is well playing for his commercial advertising and endorsements deal.His brands include Adidas, Nike and so on. Sadly, his list of cars is a secret.