Lucas Rodrigues Moura da Silva, known as Lucas Moura, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a winger and forward for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. Moura started his professional career at São Paulo where he became one of the best players in the Campeonato Paulista.
Moura joined São Paulo FC in 2005 after playing for his youth teams at Juventus and Corinthians before joining Marcelinho as a child in Carioca where he played football for his school and He was known as Marcelinho because of his physical resemblance to the former footballer. After performing well at his youth level, he was promoted to professional by Milton Cruz. Moura made his debut for Sao Paulo’s first team in 2010 and in 25 appearances he recorded 4 goals and 4 assists. That same year he declared that he wanted to be known by his first name rather than his nickname in order to “write his own history in football without comparison”. In 2011, Moura scored 9 goals and provided 4 assists in 28 appearances in the Campeonato Brasileiro, with 13 goals and 8 assists in all competitions.
BBC Sport reports that Manchester United and Inter Milan were said to be interested in signing Moura in the summer of 2012. On 8 August 2012, Paris Saint-Germain won the battle. , announced to join the club in January 2013. He would become the club’s most expensive signing. His transfer fee is said to be around €45m (£38m). Moura was announced to wear the number 29 shirt for the remainder of the season.
And on the 11th of January 2013, Moura made his debut against AC Ajaccio, which ended in a 0–0 draw. He also featured in the Champions League away win against Valencia on 12 February, providing an assist in the process. On 13 September 2013, he scored in his 2–0 victory over Bordeaux. Scored his first goal for PSG.
ESPN report has it that on the 31st of January 2018, Moura signed a contract with Tottenham Hotspur for a transfer fee of around £25m until 2023. He made his debut for Tottenham in his 2017–18 UEFA Champions League match against Juventus on the 13th of February 2018, coming on as a second-half substitute in a match that ended in a 2–2 draw. He made his first start and scored his first goal for the club in the FA Cup against Rochdale on the 18th of February 2018, which also finished 2–2.
The report has it that in his 2018–19 season, Moura scored his first goal in the Premier League on the 18th of August 2018 in Spurs’ 3–1 win over Fulham. In the next match on the 27th of August 2018, he scored a brace against Manchester United as Tottenham claimed their third away win at Old Trafford in 27 games, winning 3–0. He scored his first Champions League goal for Spurs in the group stage game against PSV. In the away game against Barcelona at the Camp Nou, Moura hit a late equalizer after Barcelona took an early lead, the game ended with him 1-1 and Tottenham were knocked out alongside Barcelona into his round. proceeded. On the 13th of April 2019, he scored a hat-trick in his 4–0 victory over Huddersfield his town. It was his first hat-trick in Europe and the first he scored at his new Tottenham Hotspur stadium.
Youth career and early senior career
BBC sport report has it that Moura was a frequent member of the Brazilian U20 national team. In February 2011, he represented Brazil at the U20 South American Championship, where he scored a hat-trick in his 6–0 victory over Uruguay in the final. Moura made his international debut for Brazil on the 27th of March 2011 in a friendly against Scotland. And on the 28th of September 2011, Moura scored his first international goal for Brazil against Argentina.
Lucas Moura’s Net Worth and salary
What is Lucas Moura’s weekly income? The Tottenham star earns around $97,700 weekly, or $5 million annually. He is one of the highest paid players on the team. Meanwhile, Lucas Moura‘s net worth is estimated at his $33 million.
Copa Sudamericana: 2012
Ligue 1: 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
Coupe de France: 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17
Coupe de la Ligue: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17
Trophée des Champions: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
EFL Cup runner-up: 2020–21
UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2018–19
South American U-20 Championship: 2011
Summer Olympic silver medal: 2012
FIFA Confederations Cup: 2013
Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Team of the Year: 2012
Bola de Prata: 2012
UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month: October 2014
Premier League Player of the Month: August 2018
UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: 2018–19