[People Profile] All We Know About Gonçalo Inácio, biography, Career, Family, Networth
Goncalo Bernardo Inacio was born on the 25th of August, 2001. He was an Portuguese professional footballer, who plays as a central defender at Primeira Liga club Sporting CP.
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|Full Names||Gonçalo Bernardo Inácio|
|Place of birth||Almada, Portuga|
|Date Of Birth||25 August 2001|
|State of Origin||Almada, Portuga|
|Current team||Sporting CP|
2012–2020 Sporting CP
2020– Sporting CP
2017 Portugal U17
2019 Portugal U18
2019 Portugal U19
2019 Portugal U20
2021– Portugal U21
|Salary||€7.300.. per week|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
Inacio is a native of Almada, Setubal District and was raised in Seixal which is a municipality that lies 34.2 km 21.3 miles away. As a child, he would play football whenever he could , whether on the streets or at the house. He also regularly went to Sporting CP matches with his father.
Although she didn’t have a specific favorite idol, Inacio looked to emulate Jeremy Mathieu.
Inacio began his career at the his local club Almada prior to moving to the Sportsing's academy. Before that the academy, he was involved in several trials with the crosstown rivals Benfica however, he ultimately chose not to join them after his father's car failed twice while the team was in training. On the 13th of January, 2018 He was signed on his debut professional deal at 16 years old. Inacio received his first call-up for the team's first squad on the 6th of July 2020. He was left out of the draw that was goalless at Moreirense at the Primeira Liga; he would initially struggle to integrate as he is reserved However, he managed to get his place thanks to the guidance of coach Ruben Amorim as well as the players Nuno Mendes Eduardo Quaresma and Tiago Tomas, who he had been able to get acquainted with during his time in the youth teams. Inacio made his debut in an away victory of 2-0 against Portimonense on the 4th of October in the 62nd minute, replacing Zouhair Feddal.
In the 20th March of 2021, Inacio made his debut goal of the season, sending a shot into the goal from close range during the 1-0 win at home over Vitoria De Guimaraes. On the 23rd of January Inacio was the one to provide the assist to Pedro Porro in a 1-0 defeat to Braga for his team take home the Taca da Liga; his performance in the match was awe-inspiring for Amorim and the player eventually catching Luis Neto in the pecking list. He was involved in 20 matches in the league at home to help the team win, and ended the 19-year gap.
Inacio was named the defender in December of 2021 as the player to watch. On the 29th of January, his second-half kick allowed his team to come back from behind to beat Benfica 1-1 in the final of the league cup. On April 1 the player signed an extension that would last to 2026.
Inacio was a player for Portugal at the under-17 and under-18, as well as the under-19, under-20, and under-21 levels. He earned an aggregate of 17 caps. He was invited to the senior squad under the leadership of Fernando Santos on 26 August 2021 for 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Azerbaijan and the Republic of Ireland and a friendly match against Qatar. A few days later the player was removed from the team following an injury to the left side of his thigh.
On the 12th of November, 2021 Inacio was made debut for his Under-21 team, taking part in the whole 1-0 win at Cyprus at 2023’s UEFA European Championship qualifying stage. He scored his debut strike in the reverse match two days later, during a 6-0 defeat in Faro
Manchester United are reportedly preparing an official proposal in the interest of Sporting Lisbon centre-back Goncalo Inacio.
Inacio was a player who made it through the youth ranks of Sporting, achieved his breakthrough as a senior player in the 2020/21 campaign after Ruben Amorim was appointed as the new coach from Silas in early 2020. The Portuguese coach who is well-known for his support to young players handed Inacio 25 appearances across all competitions in the past year before he was a key part of the team during the current season.
He was instrumental in helping Sporting break the 18-year drought to win titles this year, as the Lions won victory in the Primeira Liga silverware. This season He has played 44 appearances across every competition, scoring two assists and five goals.
According to Portuguese publication A Bola, the Sporting academy graduate has attracted attention from Europe despite the fact that he is still contracted until 2027’s summer. According to reports, Newcastle has expressed an interest, however United are reported to be “in the front line” to sign the player, saying that they have an idea to persuade Sporting to take their offer.
The problem is that Sporting has already stated public that due to remaining under contract any clubs that are interested must meet the release clause cost that is EUR45million (PS39m). Inacio has been the focus of attention during the Portuguese top flight this season after Sporting lost to their rivals Porto winning the title after placing second.