Quick Facts About Francisco Trincao
|Celebrated Name||Francisco Trincao|
|Birth Name||Francisco Antonio Machado Mota Castro Trincao|
|Place Of Birth||Viana do Castelo, Portugal|
|Father||Mr. Goncalo Trincao|
|Mother||Mrs. Goncalo Trincao|
|Height||6 ft. 0 inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Source of Wealth||Football Career|
|Net Worth||€19.5 Million|
Francisco Antonio Machado Mota Castro Trincao professionally known as Francisco Trincao is a Portuguese professional football player who plays for Spanish club Barcelona and the Portugal national team as a winger. He started playing football from the youth team of Vianense in 2008. He also played for the youth team of Porto, Braga, and Palmeiras Braga. He began his career with Braga B and made his senior debut club on 2 April 2016 in Segunda Liga. He was part of the team that won the 2019-20 Taca da Liga with Braga. On 31 January 2020, he joined Barcelona for a five-year contract for a €31 million fee, with a buyout clause of €500 million, and made his La Liga debut on 27 September 2020.
On the international level, he has represented Portugal at various age levels. He has represented Portugal at U17, U18, U19, U20, U21, and the senior level. He was part of the team that won the 2018 UEFA European U19 Championship with Portugal U19. He made his senior international debut in 2020.
What is Francisco Trincao Famous For?
- Being a professional football player.
- Won the 2019-20 Taca da Liga with Braga.
- Won the 2018 UEFA European U19 Championship with Portugal U19.
Where is Francisco Trincao From?
Francisco Trincao was born on 29 December 1999. His birth name is Francisco Antonio Machado Mota Castro Trincao. His birthplace is Viana do Castelo, Portugal. He was one of the two children of Mr. and Mrs. Goncalo Trincao where he grew up with his sister, who from photos appear to be his junior. He was raised in middle-class family background. He holds Portuguese nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Capricorn.
Francisco Trincao Football Career Timeline
- He started playing football from the youth team of Vianense in 2008.
- From 2009-2017, he had a spell at FC Porto and two at S.C. Braga, where he finished his development.
- On 2 April 2016, he made his senior debut for Braga’s reserves in a 2-1 away loss against S.C. Fremunde in Segunda Liga, as an 81st-minute substitute for Carlos Fortes.
- On 7 May 2017, he scored his first senior goal in a 2-3 home defeat to FC Porto B.
- On 1 October 2017, he scored twice in a 5-4 home win over C.D. Nacional for a first victory of the season and finished the 2017-18 season, scoring 5 goals for the club.
- At the end of the 2017-18 season, he signed a new five-year contract with the club.
- On 28 December 2018, he played his first competitive match with the first team in a 4-0 victory at Vitoria FC in the group stage of the Taca da Liga where he replaced Fransergio in the 62nd minute.
- On 2 January 2019, he made his Primeira Liga debut in a 2-0 victory over C.S. Maritimo, came on for Dyego Sousa for the last four minutes.
- On 12 December 2019, he scored his first goal and also give an assist for Braga in a 4-2 win against SK Slovan Bratislava in the last group stage of the UEFA European League as his team advanced in the first place.
- On 4 January 2020, he was given a first league start by new manager Ruben Amorim and scored his first domestic league goal in a 7-1 away demolition of Belenenses SAD.
- From 2018-20, he made 33 appearances and scored 8 goals for the club. He also won the 2019-20 Taca da Liga with Braga.
- On 31 January 2020, he joined Barcelona for a five-year contract for a €31 million fee, with a buyout clause of €500 million.
- On 27 September 2020, he made his La Liga debut in a 4-0 home victory against Villarreal CF, playing 12 minutes.
- On 20 October 2020, he was handed his first start in the 5-1 home rout of Ferencvarosi TC in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, replacing Antoine Griezmann as the starting right-winger and putting up a good performance.
- On 7 February 2021, he scored his first goal for Barcelona in a 3-2 away win against Real Betis in the domestic league.
- On 14 February 2021, he scored a brace assisted by Ilaix Moriba and Lionel Messi in a 5-1 win over Deportivo Alaves.
Francisco Trincao International Career
- He has represented Portugal at various age levels.
- He has represented Portugal at U17, U18, U19, U20, U21, and the senior level.
- He was part of the team that won the 2018 UEFA European U19 Championship with Portugal U19 and also a joint top scorer in the tournament with five goals along with his teammate Jota.
- At the 2019 U20 World Cup in Poland, he played all three games for Portugal and scored the only goal of the opening win against South Korea, though his side did not advance from the group.
- On 5 September 2019, he won his first cap at U21 level, scoring once and being involved in two other goals in the 4-0 win over Gibraltar for the 2021 European Championship qualifiers.
- In August 2020, he had his first senior call-up for UEFA Nations League matches against Croatia and Sweden the following month.
- On 6 September 2020, he made his senior international debut in a 4-1 home win against Croatia, replacing Bernardo Silva in the 78th minute.
Francisco Trincao Girlfriend
Looking at his personal life, Francisco Trincao is too young to get married. The young footballer is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. Any updates in his love life will be updated here.
Francisco Trincao Height
Francisco Trincao stands at a height of 1.83m i.e. 6 feet and 0 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 70kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is light brown. His sexual orientation is straight.
Francisco Trincao Salary and Net Worth
Francisco Trincao earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In 2020, he joined Barcelona for a five-year contract for a €31 million fee, with a buyout clause of €500 million. As of 2021, his estimated net worth of €19.5 million, and his salary is around €6 million, while he has a market value of around €25 million. The young winger will surely make a good fortune out of his career if he continues to flourish in his football career.
Did You Know?
- He started playing football at the age of 8.
- In 2020, he joined Barcelona for a five-year contract for a €31 million fee, with a buyout clause of €500 million.
- He was part of the team that won the 2018 UEFA European U19 Championship with Portugal U19 and where he was crowned top scorer in the tournament with five goals along with his teammate Jota.
- He wears shirt number 17 for Barcelona.