Richarlison Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Richarlison Quick Info
Height5 ft 10½ in
Weight71 kg
Date of BirthMay 10, 1997
Zodiac SignTaurus
GirlfriendUnknown

Richarlison managed to establish himself as one of the most promising attacking players in the English top flight after having played just for a season. His direct playing style makes him a nightmare for the defenders. His attacking movement in the box, which often helps him to reach in perfect positions in the penalty box, makes him a very dangerous and deadly player.

Born Name

Richarlison de Andrade

Nick Name

Richarlison

Richarlison during a practice session in 2018
Richarlison during a practice session in 2018 (Richarlison / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Nova Venécia, Espírito Santo, Brazil

Nationality

Brazilian

Education

Richarlison honed his skills and game at the youth academy of the Brazilian clubs – Real Noroeste and América Mineiro.

Occupation

Professional Soccer Player

Family

  • Father – Antônio Carlos Andrade (Stonemason)
  • Mother – His mother worked as an ice cream seller and cleaner.
  • Siblings – He has 4 younger siblings.

Manager

Richarlison is represented by Renato Velasco of World Sportbusiness.

Position

Winger, Striker

Shirt Number

70 – Fluminense Football Club

11 – Watford FC

30 – Everton FC

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm

Weight

71 kg or 156.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Richarlison has rarely spoken with the English press because of the language barrier, which has led to a scarcity of information about his private life. So, it is difficult for us to say anything about his love life and dating history.

Richarlison with his dad Antônio Carlos Andrade in May 2018
Richarlison with his dad Antônio Carlos Andrade in May 2018 (Richarlison / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Latino

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Broad Nose
  • Short Trimmed Hairdo
  • High cheekbones

Brand Endorsements

Richarlison has signed a footwear sponsorship deal with Nike. As per the terms of the deal, he is required to wear their footwear for his professional matches.

Richarlison celebrating the victory after winning a match at Watford, United Kingdom in 2018
Richarlison celebrating the victory after winning a match at Watford, United Kingdom in 2018 (Richarlison / Instagram)

Religion

His religious views aren’t known.

Best Known For

Being one of the most exciting wingers in the English Premier League. His great performances for Watford helped him earn a big transfer move to Merseyside giants, Everton FC.

First Soccer Match

In July 2015, Richarlison made his professional debut with América Mineiro in a match against Mogi Mirim. He was sent in as a late substitute and he scored a goal in his side’s 3-1 win.

In May 2016, he made his first appearance for the Brazilian giants, Fluminense in the second leg of the second round of the Copa do Brasil. He had played a role in all three goals of his side in a 3-3 draw against Ferroviaria.

In August 2017, he made his debut for Watford in a match against Liverpool. He was sent in as a second-half substitute by Marco Silva in a 3-3 draw.

In August 2018, Richarlison made his first start for Everton in the first match of the campaign against Wolverhampton Wanderers. He scored both the goals in his side’s 2-2 draw.

Strengths

  • Speed
  • Strength
  • Technical Ability
  • Direct Running
  • Attacking Movement
  • Ability to use his body to overcome opponents

Weaknesses

  • Decision making
  • Often tries too hard to beat players

Personal Trainer

His workout routine and diet plan aren’t known.

Richarlison Favorite Things

SourceEverton FC
Richarlison posing with food collected from the charity match in May 2018
Richarlison posing with food collected from the charity match in May 2018 (Richarlison / Instagram)

Richarlison Facts

  1. He grew up in a rough and poor neighborhood of Vila Rúbia in his home city of Nova Venécia. He used to sell ice-cream and chocolates, and wash cars for some extra money.
  2. While growing up, most of his friends used to sell drugs and used to encourage him to try and sell drugs. He managed to refrain from such activities and instead opted for low paying jobs.
  3. Once a guy pointed a gun at his face because he believed that Richarlison was a drug dealer and trying to steal his distribution point.
  4. One of his first soccer schools was about 9 km away from his home. So, he used to run 9 km for his training no matter what the weather conditions were.
  5. His parents separated when he was young. He moved in with his father because his mother couldn’t take him to soccer. However, he moved in with his mother at the age of 10 after his father relocated.
  6. He has been involved in charity work in his hometown of Nova Venécia. In May 2018, he hosted a charity match in the city and donated more than 3 tonnes of food to the underprivileged local residents.
  7. In August 2017, he moved to Watford FC from Fluminense in a deal worth £11.2 million. He was very close to moving to Ajax but Watford agreed to insert a sell-on clause in the contract, which led to Brazilian club agreeing on a deal with the English side.
  8. In his only season with Watford, he achieved the distinction of being the only player in the squad to have played all 38 games in the league for the team.
  9. In July 2018, Everton secured his services by agreeing on a transfer with Watford. The club paid initial £35 million with the possibility of fees rising to £50 million with add-ons, which would make him the most expensive player bought by the club.
  10. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Featured Image by Richarlison / Instagram

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