Andreas Pereira Biography: (born 1 January 1996) is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Manchester United and the Brazil national team. He was Born in Duffel, Belgium, he began his youth career with nearby Lommel United.
He joined Dutch club PSV Eindhoven at the age of nine before signing for Manchester United in November 2011. Pereira made his first Premier League appearance in March 2015. He has spent time on loan at Spanish clubs Granada and Valencia.
Andreas Pereira Nationality, Nickname, Family, Net Worth Etc
Full Name: Andreas Hugo Hoelgebaum Pereira
Date of Birth: 1st January, 1996
Place of Birth: Duffel, Belgium
Nicknames: Andrew Perraziñho
Height: 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight: 66 kg
Strong Foot: Right
Current Club: Manchester United
Jersey/Kit Number: 15
Net Worth: £1,560,000 Annually
Parents: Marcos Pereira (Father), Anaida Pereira (Mother)
Early Life, Childhood & Background
Andreas Pereira was born in Duffel, Belgium while his professional footballer father Marcos Pereira plied his trade for KFC Zwarte Leeuw in the Belgian league. Andreas’ talent was soon clear and he was signed up to one of his father’s former clubs Lommel United. In 2005, his talent then took him to PSV Eindhoven and United snapped him up in 2011 after he had excelled at the Manchester United Premier Cup. He was named the Player of the Tournament at the prestigious Milk Cup as United won the Premier Section in 2013, and last season he was named Manchester United’s under-21 player of the year.
Achievements, Professional Career & Achievements
Andreas Pereira was born in Duffel, Belgium, while his father was a player there. He began his career with nearby Lommel United, one of his father’s former clubs, before moving just across the Dutch border to PSV Eindhoven in 2005, when he was nine years old. In 2011, after impressing at the Manchester United Premier Cup, he became a target for several big English clubs, including Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool, but a visit from Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson in November 2011 convinced Pereira to sign for the Old Trafford club.
In 2014/2015, Pereira began the season with silverware as Manchester United beat Manchester City 4–1 in the final of the Manchester Senior Cup on 7 August 2014. He made his senior debut three weeks later, coming on as a half-time substitute for Saidy Janko in a 4–0 away defeat to Milton Keynes Dons in the second round of the League Cup. On 15 March 2015, Pereira made his Premier League debut against Tottenham Hotspur, coming on as a 77th-minute substitute for Juan Mata in a 3–0 win for United.
In 2015–16 season, On 21 July, Pereira scored his first goal for Manchester United’s senior squad in the 3–1 win against the San Jose Earthquakes in the 2015 International Champions Cup, after coming on as a second-half substitute. He made his first competitive start for the senior team on 23 September 2015, in the third round of the League Cup, and scored a free kick in the eventual 3–0 win over Ipswich Town.
2016–17 season, on 26 August 2016, Pereira joined Spanish club Granada on a season-long loan deal. He made his debut in La Liga two days later, replacing Luís Martins in the 55th minute of a 5–1 loss at UD Las Palmas.
During 2017–18 season, on 1 September 2017, Valencia announced the arrival of Pereira to the club on a season-long loan deal. He made his debut in a 0–0 home draw against Atlético Madrid eight days later, and scored his only goal for Los Che on 15 October, with a long-range strike as a substitute to conclude a 6–3 win at Real Betis.
In 2018–19 season, on 2 March 2019, Pereira scored his first Premier League goal in a home match against Southampton. The goal later earned him Manchester United’s goal of the season for 2018-19 season. He also recorded an assist for Romelu Lukaku in the same match. On 7 March 2019, Pereira was featured in the starting lineup during the historic Champions League Round of 16 (2nd Leg) win vs. PSG, where the team was able to come back from a 2-goal deficit they conceded at home and win on away goals at the Parc des Princes, a record that has never been broken before.
In 2019–20 season, On 11 August 2019, Pereira started in Manchester United’s opening day 4–0 win against Chelsea, in which he assisted Anthony Martial for the second goal. On 10 November 2019, Pereira scored his first goal of the season in a 3–1 home win against Brighton.
Born in Belgium to a Brazilian father and a mother of German descent, Pereira is eligible to represent either Belgium or Brazil at international level. He initially represented Belgium at under-17 and under-18 level, but has since stated, “My heart is Brazilian.” He received his first Brazil call-up in 2014, joining the under-20s on their successful Panda Cup campaign in China.
At the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand, Pereira equalized in the final against Serbia, but Brazil lost 2–1 after extra time. On 17 August 2018, he received his first senior call up for the friendly matches against United States and El Salvador. He made his debut against El Salvador on 11 September, as the first player in over 100 years to play for Brazil having been born outside of the country.
Family, Relationships & Personal Life
Net Worth, Salary & Endorsement
Andreas Pereira is currently earning £30,000 weekly wages and £1,560,000 annually in Manchester United.
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