Rúben Dias Wiki 2021: Age, Net Worth, Relationship, And Full Bio

Rúben Dias Wiki 2021: Age, Net Worth, Relationship, And Full Bio

Introduction

Rúben Dias also known as Rúben dos Santos Gato Alves Dias was born on 14 May, 1997. Dias is a famous Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a center-back in the popular English club Manchester City. He was born in Amadora, Portugal. Dias is also popular mostly for the position of Centre back in Premier League and Portugal National team. Dias has Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. Dias has been phenomenal in the 20/21 premier league campaign where he won the Premier League and was chosen as Premier League Player of the year.

Biography

Rúben Dias was born in Amadora, Portugal on 14 May 1997 and currently lives in the United Kingdom. Rúben was born to their father Joao Dias and his mother who is unknown.  His older brother’s name is Ivan Dias and he has two sisters named Beatrix Dias and Carolina Dias. We do not know about Dias’s educational background. But we do know that he had joined Benfica youth academy in 2008. Rúben Dias stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inches and weighs about 83 kg. His zodiac sign is Taurus.  Dias has dark brown color hair and his eyes color is also dark brown.

Career

Rúben started his career at local club Estrela da Amadora located in Amadora. Then in 2008, he moved to Benfica’s youth academy. There he played for the junior side until 2015. Rúben made his professional debut with Benfica B on 30 September 2015 in LigaPro in a match against Chaves. On 7 March 2016, 18 years old Dias was called for a UEFA Champions League match against Zenit. It was a Round of 16-second leg tie. In season 2016-17, he helped Benfica B finish fourth which is the club’s highest-ever position obtained in the second division and He also helped the junior team reach the final of the 2016–17 UEFA Youth League. Rúben’s first team debut came on 16 September 2017 in a Primeira Liga match against Boavista. His performance was very impressive but was sidelined for a month because of the surgery due to appendicitis. Dias scored his first goal for Benfica in a Taça da Liga encounter against Vitória de Setúbal and first goal in the Primeira Liga against Rio Ave. He also won voted Primeira Liga’s best young player in that year.

There was a great rumor of Dias joining French side Lyon but he extended his contract with Benfica until 2023. On his 100th game for the club, he scored the opening goal against Rio Ave on 2 November 2019. Dias’s last game for the club was on 26 September 2020 against Moreirense where he scored the opening goal. On 29 September 2020, Rúben signed for English Premier League club Manchester City. He signed a six-year contract, for a fee reported of €68 million. In his transfer, Benfica received an initial fee of €56.6 million (£51 million), plus Nicolás Otamendi and extra performance-related bonuses. Dias made his league debut for City on 3 October 2020 against Leeds United.

Manchester City

 In November 2020, Rúben won Manchester City Player of the Month and on 27 February 2021, he scored his first goal for City against West Ham United. He quickly became an integral part of the City’s defense. Dias won the 2020-2021 Premier League with Manchester City, won the FWA Footballer of the Year for the 2020–21 season, and was also named Manchester City’s Player of the Season. Rúben Dias also reached his first Champions League final with Manchester City in the 2020-21 season. He played against Chelsea but suffered a defeat of scoreline 0-1. Rúben represented the Under-17 side at the 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship and then he captained the Under-19 squad at the 2016 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. In 2017, Dias captained his national team Portugal at the 2017 U-20 World Cup. He made his debut for the Under-21s against Wales in a 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification match on 5 September 2017. Dias became part of the Portuguese senior team on 15 March 2018 when he was called side by Portugal manager Fernando Santos, ahead of international friendlies against Egypt and the Netherlands.

It did not last long as after four days he was dropped from the squad after picking up a right ankle sprain. He was also part of Portugal’s 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup in Russia. Dias’s international debut came in a friendly match against Tunisia. Rúben Dias has been an important part of the Portuguese national team as well. He has overtaken José Fonte in the central defense and made himself a place alongside Pepe. Dias helped Portugal reach the 2019 UEFA Nations League Final and was the man of the match in the tournament’s final defeating the Netherlands 1–0 on June 9. His first international goal came in a victory against Croatia during the 2020-21 UEFA Nations League.

Relationship

Ruben is currently dating a Portuguese singer and songwriter April Ivy. They are currently living together in Manchester. Ivy is a great fan of Ruben since Benfica.

Net Worth

Rúben Dias is a famous Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a center-back. He has earned most of his income by playing football. Currently, Rúben Dias has a net worth of approximately 40 Million euros as of 2021 and his salary is about 6 Million pounds per year.

Facts

  • Rúben Dias was born on 14 May, 1997 at Amadora, Portugal.
  • Currently, Rúben has a net worth of 40 million euros as of 2021 and his salary is about 6 million pounds per year as of 2021.
  • Dias won the 2020-2021 Premier League with Manchester City, won the FWA Footballer of the Year for the 2020–21 season, and was also named Manchester City’s Player of the Season.

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