Danilo Pereira

Danilo Pereira

Portuguese

Personal Information

Full Name Danilo Luís Helio Pereira
Date of Birth September 9, 1991
Nationality Portuguese
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Role Defensive midfielder
Past Team(s)

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Danilo Pereira: A Brief Biography

Danilo Luis Helio Pereira is a Portuguese football player who was born on September 9, 1991 in Bissau, Guinea Bissau.


Danilo mostly plays as a defender in his team but he has skills in the centre of the field as well.


He has represented various teams including Portugal, Arsenal 72, etc.


Background


Danilo Pereira started his professional football career at a young age of 11 by joining the Arsenal 72 Football Club.


He learnt the game at the club and after some nice shots, he joined the Estoril Football Club but unfortunately, he couldn't win a single tournament for his team.


In 2009, he took his game to a new level and was selected into the national team of Portugal U-19. He played 5 matches for his team and scored 1 goal as an U-19 player.


Few months later, he was selected into the Portugal U-19 team as well where he managed to have 1 goal in the 17 matches that he played.


It was not a good season for him but his performance was well recognised by his teammates and coaches.


Debut


Danilo Pereira made his debut in the Portuguese Senior Team on March 31, 2015 against Cape Verde.


The match was lost by the Portuguese team by a score of 0-2. Danilo managed to score his first goal against Estonia in a friendly match in 2016.


Rise to Glory


Danilo had made a mark in Portuguese football by the end of 2010-11 season. He was a member of the Portuguese U-20 team in the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup. In the tournament where they lost in the finals, Danilo had helped his team to win against France to enter the finals.


The wait for the Senior National Team was kept until 2015 when he was substituted in the match against Cape Verde.


He was the team member when Portuguese team won the European Championship in 2016 and even when they finished third in the 2017 Confederations Cup. But, he is yet to have a FIFA goal against his name.


Club Career


Danilo has an impression club career so far. He joined the Parma Football Club but failed to score any goals until he was released of his contract.


But when he was loaned to other clubs, he scored a lot. Both Aris FC and Roda FC have benefited from his goals and game as a loaned player from 2011- 2013 seasons.


As he grew senior, he made advancements in his game and has scored 4 goals in 57 matches played for Maritimo Club from 2013-2015 season.


In 2015, he was signed by his current club, Porto and has made a jump in his performance.


In the 75 matches played by him, he has 11 goals to his name which has made him an excellent player in the game.

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