Richarlison de Andrade who was born on the 10th of May 1997, is widely known as Richarlison, and he is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the Brazil national team.
Richarlison was born on 10 May 1997 in Nova Venécia. The young star joined América Mineiro’s youth setup in December 2014, from Real Noroeste. In the month of June 2015, Richarlison was promoted to the first team by manager Givanildo Oliveira. He had previously been close to giving up on a career in football, having been rejected by several teams and spent all his money on a 600-kilometre one-way ticket to Belo Horizonte for his trial.
As América earned promotion to Campeonato Brasileiro Série A with a 1–1 home draw against Ceará on the 21st of November 2015, Richarlison was sent-off at the end of the match for a foul on Charles.
Richarlison signed a five-year contract with Série A club Fluminense on the 29th of December 2015. The young star made his debut on 13 May 2016 in the second leg of the second round of the Copa do Brasil, contributing to all of his team’s goals in a 3–3 home draw (6–3 aggregate) against Ferroviaria.
Richarlison de Andrade made his league debut two days later, starting in a 1–0 away win against former club América. Richarlison’s first goal in the division came on 26 June, the winner in a 2–1 success against rivals Flamengo, a game in which he came on as a late substitute but was himself taken off injured
Again, Richarlison also took part in his first continental competition, the 2017 Copa Sudamericana. The young Brazilian played four games in the Rio de Janeiro-based club’s run to the quarter-finals, and scored in wins over Liverpool (Uruguay) and Universidad Católica (Ecuador) in the first two phases.
The 25-year old completed a move to English Premier League club Watford on 8 August 2017, signing a five-year contract for a £11.2 million transfer fee. Richarlison made his debut for the club as a substitute in a 3–3 draw against Liverpool on the opening day of the 2017–18 Premier League season. In Richarlison’s next match, on 19 August against AFC Bournemouth, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2–0 win. As per TalkSport, he was the only player in the Watford squad to play every match of the Premier League season and scored five goals over its course.
The Brazilian international transferred to fellow Premier League club Everton on 24 July 2018 for a transfer fee starting at £35 million and potentially rising to £50 million, reuniting him with former Watford manager Marco Silva. In his first debut on the 11th of August, he scored twice in a 2–2 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers. After a frame of two weeks, he was sent off in the first half of a match of the same score away to Bournemouth for clashing heads with Adam Smith.
Richarlison signed a new five-year contract with Everton
on the 3rd of December 2019. And on the 20th of February 2021, he scored the first goal in a 2–0 win over Liverpool at Anfield, Everton’s first away win over their rivals since September 1999.
According of Football expert, Fabrizio Romano, on the 1st of July 2022, Tottenham Hotspur announced the signing of Richarlison on a contract until 2027, subject to a work permit.
As per skysport report, Richarlison was selected in the Brazil under-20 squad for the 2017 South American U-20 Championship. The young star made eight appearances and scored two goals in the tournament.
The former Everton playmaker received his first call-up to the senior team by coach Tite on the 27th of August 2018, for friendlies against the United States and El Salvador, after Pedro withdrew injured. As a matter of he made his debut against the Americans on 7 September at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, as a 75th-minute substitute for Roberto Firmino in a 2–0 win, and scored his first goals in the latter match four days later, netting twice in a 5–0 win.
Richarlison was named in the squad for the 2021 Copa América on the 9th of June 2021. The young talent scored in a 4–0 group win over Peru as the team finished as runners-up. And during the tournament, he also received a call-up for the 2020 Summer Olympics. The 25-year old scored a hat-trick on his Olympics debut on 22 July, leading Brazil to a 4–2 victory over Germany. As a matter of fact, he finished the Olympics as top scorer with five goals, despite missing a penalty in the 2–1 final win over Spain.
In July 2018 the left winger signed a contract with Everton that nets him a whopping salary of 5.3 Million Euro (4.6 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €26,274 (£22,944) per day and €1,095 (£956) per hour!
Per year €5,300,000 £4,608,696
Per month €441,667 £384,058
Per week €101,923 £88,629
Per day €14,521 £12,627
Per hour €605 £526
Per minute €10 £9
Richarlison Net Worth
Richarlison’s net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2022, And according to the Forbes update, the young Brazilian currently has an estimated net worth of $25 million.
Copa América: 2019
Summer Olympics: 2020
Campeonato Carioca Team of the Year: 2017