Lucas Moura Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Lucas Moura Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight70 kg
Date of BirthAugust 13, 1992
Zodiac SignLeo
SpouseLarissa Saad

Lucas Moura is a Brazilian professional soccer player known for his successful career. His immense talent was all too well evident when he broke into the São Paulo side. He managed to impress the leading European clubs and managers with his electric performances. In fact, he was heavily pursued by Manchester United‘s legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson, who even opened up on his disappointment on missing out on Moura as PSG’s Qatari financial muscles proved to be too powerful even for Manchester United.

Born Name

Lucas Rodrigues Moura da Silva

Nick Name

Marcelinho

Lucas Moura after the preliminary drawing ceremony of the World Cup in August 2011
Lucas Moura after the preliminary drawing ceremony of the World Cup in August 2011 (Dilma Rousseff / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

São Paulo, Brazil

Residence

London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

Brazilian

Education

Lucas Moura started his soccer journey with the youth setup of Juventus-SP. In 2002, he joined the youth academy of Brazilian heavyweight, Corinthians. In 2005, he joined their fierce cross-town rivals São Paulo FC on a scholar contract.

Occupation

Professional Soccer Player

Family

  • Father – Jorge Rodrigues (Civil Servant)
  • Mother – Maria de Fatima da Silva Moura (Professional Hairdresser and former Athlete)
  • Siblings – Thiago Moura (Brother)

Manager

Lucas Moura is represented by Wagner Ribiero, the co-founder of the soccer agency, MJF Publicidade e Promoções.

Position

Winger, Attacking Midfielder

Shirt Number

  • 7 – São Paulo FC, Paris Saint-Germain, Brazil National Team
  • 29 – Paris Saint-Germain
  • 17 – Paris Saint-Germain
  • 27 – Tottenham Hotspur
  • 20 – Brazil National Team

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Lucas Moura has dated –

  1. Larissa Saad (2015-Present) – Moura started going out with Larissa Saad in 2015. They had been close friends for about 4 years before they officially started going out. They were set up on a date by their mutual friend, Thiago Nicacio, who works as a lawyer with Moura. After having dated for about 3 months, she moved to Paris to live with him. They got married in 2016 and towards the end of 2017, she gave birth to their son.
Lucas Moura in a selfie with his family as seen in June 2018
Lucas Moura in a selfie with his family as seen in June 2018 (Lucas Moura / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Latino

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Short trimmed hairdo

Brand Endorsements

Lucas Moura has inked an endorsement deal with sportswear giant, Adidas. Due to the deal, he only wears Adidas footwear for his professional matches. He also promotes their products through his social media activity.

Lucas also appeared in a TV commercial for Adidas in 2014.

Religion

He was raised in a Catholic household and while growing up, he regularly used to attend Our Lady of Aparecida church. He was also baptized at the age of 3. As an adult, he has retained his faith.

Lucas Moura in an Instagram post as seen in May 2018
Lucas Moura in an Instagram post as seen in May 2018 (Lucas Moura / Instagram)

Best Known For

His successful stint with the French club, Paris Saint-Germain. Over the course of 6 seasons, he made 230 appearances and scored 46 goals. He won 4 Ligue 1 titles and 3 Coupe de France cups during his stay with the club.

First Soccer Match

  • In 2010, he made his professional debut with his hometown club, São Paulo FC. In his debut season, he made 25 appearances in which he scored 4 goals and recorded 4 assists.
  • He made his professional debut for Paris Saint-Germain in January 2013 in a 0-0 draw against AC Ajaccio.
  • Moura made his first appearance for Tottenham Hotspur in February 2018 in a UEFA Champions League match against Juventus. He was sent in as a late substitute in the match.
  • In March 2011, he made his first international appearance for Brazilian National Team in a friendly match against Scotland.

Strengths

  • Speed
  • Acceleration
  • Technical Ability
  • Creativity
  • Ball Control
  • Agility
  • Dribbling
  • Power
  • Trickery
  • Versatility

Weaknesses

  • Consistency
  • Often loses concentration during matches

First Web Show

Other than the broadcast of his football matches, Lucas Moura made his first web show appearance on the French documentary web series, Quickies, les questions brèves d’e-penser in 2016.

Lucas Moura during a training session in January 2013
Lucas Moura during a training session in January 2013 (Doha Stadium Plus Qatar / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Lucas Moura Facts

  1. In the summer of 2012, he was heavily pursued by Manchester United and Inter Milan. However, Paris Saint-Germain eventually won the transfer competition and signed him for the transfer fee of €45 million (£38 million). In September 2013, he scored his first goal for the French club in a league match against Bordeaux. His side won the match by 2-0.
  2. At the start of 2014-15 season, he was handed the iconic number 7 jersey after Jérémy Ménez moved to AC Milan.
  3. In January 2018, he was signed by Tottenham Hotspur for the transfer fee of around £25 million. He signed a 5-year contract with the club which guaranteed his stay with the London-based club until 2023.
  4. He scored his debut goal for Tottenham Hotspur in an FA Cup match against Rochdale in February 2018. The match ended in a 2-2 draw.
  5. In his final season with São Paulo FC, he won Copa Sudamericana title. He was watched by the scouts of the leading European clubs as he sizzled in the tournament.
  6. He managed to win a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics with the Brazilian National Team.
  7. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Featured Image by Dilma Rousseff / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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