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)
Nani is signed with P&P Pastorello and Partners S.A.S.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
70 kg or 154 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.
- Black hair and black eyes
Luis Nani’s body specifications may be –
- Chest – 41 in or 104 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 14.5 in or 37 cm
- Waist – 31 in or 79 cm
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 however, he didn’t fulfill 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 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 where he did not return. During the same time, his mother shifted to 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.