Danilo Pereira Biography and Career
Danilo Luis Helio Pereira known as Danilo Pereira is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder or centre-baack for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Portugal national team. He was born on 9 September 1991. In this article we are going to talk about the biography, career, notable works, games and family of Danilo Pereira so read the article till the end.
Danilo Pereira is an international Portuguese professional footballer and he played so many games for his country, state and clubs this biography article is incomplete without talking about his career. So here you will gain info about his achievements and life story.
Born in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau as the oldest child of Quinta Djata, a nurse, Pereira and his family moved to Portugal when he was five. He played his youth football with three clubs in the Lisbon area, finishing his development with Benfica.
Benfica subsequently decided against signing Danilo Pereira to a professional contract, and Italian side Parma acquired him on a free transfer. He spent the second half of the 2010–11 season on loan to Aris in Greece and, upon his return to the Stadio Ennio Tardini, made his first appearance in Series A on 21 December 2011, coming on as a late substitute in a 3–3 home draw against Catania.
Pereira was loaned again for 2012–13, spending the campaign with Roda in the Eredivisie and being first choice to help his team narrowly avoid relegation.
On 1 August 2013, Danilo Pereira returned to Portugal, signing with Maritime. He made his Premiere Liga debut 17 days later in a 2–1 home victory over his former club Benfica, and scored his first goal on 19 December in the 2–2 home draw with Braga. He made 32 competitive appearances during the season, helping his team to a sixth-place finish to narrowly miss out on qualification for the UEFA Europa League.
Pereira played his last match for the Madeirans on 29 May 2015 in the final of the Taka da Liga, lost 2–1 against Benfica.
Danilo Pereira was elected the Premiere Liga’s midfielder of the month in September 2017, a feat he replicated in December. He suffered a calf injury during a League Cup game at Sporting CP on 24 January 2018, going on to be side-lined for several months.
In the final of the Taka de Portugal, on 25 May 2019 against Sporting, following a 2–2 draw after extra time and despite Pereira converting his attempt, Porto lost the penalty shootout 5–4. After the departure of Hector Herrera for Atletico Madrid, he became the captain.
Short biography of Danilo Pereira
He came through Benfica’s youth academy, before signing with Italian Serie A side Parma in 2010. He was consecutively loaned to various clubs, before being signed by Maritime in 2013.
In July 2015, he joined Porto for a reported fee of €4.5 million, winning two Premiere Liga titles and one Taka de Portugal while being part of the squad that won a domestic double in 2020, making 202 official appearances for them. In October 2020, he moved to French side Paris Saint-Germain on an initial one-year loan deal; it was made permanent at the end of the season.
Born in Guinea-Bissau, Danilo Pereira represented Portugal at youth level at under-18, under-19, under-20 and under-21 levels, reaching the final of the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup. He made his senior international debut in 2015, and was part of the squads that won UEFA Euro 2016 and the 2019 UEFA Nations League Finals on home soil.
Random biography facts about Danilo Pereira
His team won the league title that season, and he opened the scoring in the 2–0 home win over Sporting that sealed the crown on 15 July 2020. Pereira chose to represent Portugal internationally.
He was part of the under-20 side that finished second at the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Colombia, playing all seven games (six complete) and scoring in the 2–0 semi-final-win over France.
Danilo Pereira made his senior international debut on 31 March 2015, replacing fellow debutant Bernardo Silva after 62 minutes of an eventual 0–2 friendly defeat to Cape Verde in Estoril.
He was also selected for the UEFA Euro 2016 squad by manager Fernando Santos, scoring his first goal in the last warm-up game, a 7–0 victory against Estonia in Lisbon on 8 June.
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