|Luis Nani Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||November 17, 1986|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Luis Nani is a Portuguese professional footballer who is best known for his career as a winger for Serie A club Venezia. He has also represented Portugal in international football and has been a part of a variety of teams in the past such as Sporting CP, Manchester United, Orlando City, and many more. Luis has participated in several tournaments such as Premier League, FIFA Club World Cup, UEFA Champions League, and Football League Cup. During his football career, Luis has been honored with numerous awards such as SJPF Young‘s “Player of the Month”, Manchester United‘s “Player of the Year”, and Sporting CP‘s “Footballer of the Year”.
Luís Carlos Almeida da Cunha
Luís Nani, Nani
Praia, Cape Verde
- Father – Domingos António Cunha David
- Mother – Maria do Ceu Almeida
- Siblings – Nani has a total of 14 siblings (9 from his mother and 5 from his father)
- Others – Antónia (Aunt)
Nani is signed with P&P Pastorello and Partners S.A.S.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
72 kg or 159 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Luis Nani dated –
- Gemma Storey – In the past, Nani had a fling with the British p*rnstar Gemma Storey.
- Tyese Cunningham – Nani hooked up with the British p*rnstar, Tyese Cunningham.
- Daniela Martins – Luis also dated the British glamour model, Daniela Martins in the past.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of African descent.
Nani has been in commercials for Adidas.
Best Known For
Him having a very similar playing style as his country fellow Cristiano Ronaldo. Nani was also known for being a very promising player in his young age but, he didn’t fulfill the expert’s expectations.
First Football Match
Nani debuted for Sporting CP on August 10, 2005, in a 1-0 loss to Udinese in a qualifier match for the UEFA Champions League.
He first performed as a member of Manchester United in a friendly 6-0 victory against Shenzhen. However, Nani made his competitive debut on August 5, 2008, against Chelsea.
On May 23, 2006, Luis played his first game for the Portuguese U-21 squad.
On September 1, 2006, Nani achieved his first cap for the senior national team of Portuguese in a match against Denmark.
- Long Shots
- Holding the ball
Nani has no significant weaknesses.
Luis Nani Facts
- Nani and his family moved to Portugal when he was a kid.
- He was deserted by his parents and was raised by his aunt Antonia.
- Nani’s father went on a holiday in Cape Verde from which he did not return. During the same time, his mother shifted to the Netherlands and started a new life.
- Luis’ nickname “Nani” was given to him by his older sister.
- He started playing football as a kid along with his brother and his friend Manuel Fernandes who also became a professional footballer.
- When Nani was 14, he joined Real Massama.
- At the age of 16, Luis started training with Benfica and Sporting CP.
- As a kid, Nani and his brother were fans of FC Porto.
- He idolized Luis Figo.
- On June 6, 2007, after he went well on the medical testings, Luis signed a five-year deal with Manchester United.
- On September 5, 2013, Nani extended his deal with Manchester United for another 5 years.
- On August 19, 2014, Luis was sent on a loan to Sporting CP.
- On July 6, 2015, Nani shifted to Fenerbahce and penned a three-year contract worth 4.25 British pounds.
- He joined Valencia in July 2016 and agreed on a three-year contract with the Spanish side.
- He played for the national team of Portugal at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
- He celebrates every goal with the “Leap of Death”, something that Obafemi Martins and Lomana LuaLua were also doing.