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BirthdateMay 4th, 1985
BirthplaceLondrina, Brazil
Length1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
TeamManchester City
Positiondefensive midfielder
NicknameThe Octopus

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Fernandinho Luiz Rosa was born in Londrina, Brazil. He is a Brazilian football player and usually plays as a defensive midfielder. He started his career at the Brazilian club Atletico Paranaense, where he played in the first team for three seasons. In 2005, when he was 20 years old, Shaktar Donetsk bought him for 8 Million Euro (7 Million Pound). And well, well, well.. In Ukraine he was very successfull! His signing was one of the reasons that Shaktar dominated the Ukrainian league for couple of seasons, and he become more than popular. The Shaktar Donetsk fans voted him to be the best Brazilian player of the club ever – and there have been quite a lot Brazilian players at Shaktar Donetsk. Once he won six Ukrainian Premier League titles, he decided it was time for a new challenge. In 2013 he moved to Manchester City for a fee of 38 Million Euro (34 Million Pound). In England he became immediately one of the stars of the Citizens, and still is one of the players Pep Guardiola can always rely on. Recently Pep said in an interview: “If a team in the Premier League would have three Fernandinho's, they would always win the Premier League”. The Brazilian player plays for the Brazilian national team as well, and is especially known for his pace and his long distance shots. He prefers to play as the defending midfielder, but often appears in offensive positions as well: he is well known for his box-to-box style of playing. Fernandinho has an amazing shot and accurate passing: he played a big role in the latest Premier League victory's of the Citizens!

Luiz Rosa Salary & Net Worth Revealed

How much does he earn?

In January 19th, 2018 the defensive midfielder signed a contract with Manchester City that nets him a whopping salary of 8.2 Million Euro (7.2 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €22,404 (£19,670) per day and €934 (£820) per hour!

Per year€8,200,000£7,199,059
Per month€683,333£599,922
Per week€166,667£146,322
Per day€22,404£19,670
Per hour€934£820
Per minute€15.56£13.66
Per second€0.26£0.23

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The salary of the Brazilian defensive midfielder compared to his Manchester City teammates