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João Félix

João Félix Sequeira is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a striker for Spanish La Liga club Atlético Madrid and the Portuguese national team. He is known for his speed, finishing ability, creativity, acrobatics, technique and dribbling, and can play as a winger or attacking midfielder. He is also often referred to by Portuguese and Spanish sports media as Menino de Ouro. Félix first trained at the youth level of Porto before joining his rival Benfica in 2015. He started playing for the team's reserve team a year later and was promoted to the first team in 2018, making his professional debut at the age of 17. After that, he took on the role of goal scorer and helped Benfica win the championship in the first and only season with them, simultaneously receiving the Primeira Liga Young Player of the Year award and the Golden Boy award. Internationally, he became the youngest player to score a hat-trick in the UEFA Europa League at the age of 18

About João Félix

Portuguese professional football player who is known for his work as an attacking midfielder for the Benfica football club. He is also known for having played as a midfielder on several Portuguese youth national teams including the under 18, 19, and 21 squads. In 2019, he signed a seven-year contract with Atlético Madrid.

João Félix before fame

He first started his youth career playing for the Os Pestinhas club in 2007. He then moved to Porto the following year and Benfica in 2015. His senior career started with the Benfica B team in 2016 and he joined their first senior squad in 2018.

Achievement of João Félix

He is known for having won the Campeonato Nacional de Juniores during the 2017-2018 season with the Benfica club.

João Félix family life

He was born and raised in Viseu, Portugal. In 2019, he began dating model Margarida Corceiro.

Associations of João Félix

Other Benfica players also known for their work as a midfielder include Nico Gaitan and Felipe Augusto.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About João Félix

Golden Globe Award Winner (Portugal). Players Padroense F.C. Player S.L. Benfica B. Players of Atlético Madrid. Players FC Porto. Portuguese international soccer player under 21 years old

Latest information about João Félix updated on July 30 2021.