Ederson Moraes Biography
Ederson Santana de Moraes was born on 17 August 1993 in Osasco, Brazil. He is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a first choice goalkeeper for English club Manchester City and national team Brazil.
Ederson is strong imposing character on the field, he has several important skill set like agility, physical strength, quick reflexes and great distribution with the goal kicks which puts him with the top keepers of the current era.
In 2008 Ederson kick started his footballing career by joining local club São Paulo FC after a season with them he joined Benfica as a junior in Portugal.
After playing two years with the Portuguese side, Ederson who was just 18 years old left for a second division team Ribeirão in 2011. A year later he joined Rio Ave in Primeira Liga. Some strong performances with Rio by Ederson earned him a call in the under 23 squad of Brazil.
Ederson made his debut for Benfica on 5 March 2016 replacing Júlio César against Sporting CP.
The Brazilian goalkeeper made his City debut on 12 August 2017 winning 0–2 away at Brighton.
Ederson’s international debut came in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in October 2017 against Chile, Brazil won the game 3-0 and Ederson kept his clean sheet.
Rise to Glory
Ederson rejoined Benfica in 2015 as a second choice keeper behind Júlio César, however he soon became a regular after replacing Cesar in the side.
Ederson joined English club Manchester City on June 1 2017 for a transfer fee of £35 million, which was the second most expensive fee paid for a goalkeeper also showing how important and valuable Ederson was. He was the first-choice keeper immediately replacing Claudio Bravo.