Bruno Fernandes Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Education, Relationship, Career, Awards and Net Worth

Bruno Fernandes’ Bio

Bruno Fernandes is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Premier League club Manchester United and the Portugal national team. He is known for his skillset, including his technical ability, vision, passing, and goal-scoring prowess.

Bruno Fernandes Age

Born Bruno Miguel Borges Fernandes on 8 September 1994, in Maia, Portugal, he is 29 years old as of 2023.

Bruno Fernandes Height and Weight

He stands at approximately 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) and weighs around 69 kilograms.

Bruno Fernandes’ celebration

Bruno Fernandes’ Family

Fernandes is the son of Virginia Borges (mother) and Jose Borges (father). He has an older brother called Ricardo.

Bruno Fernandes Education

Details concerning his educational background are under review and will soon be updated.

Bruno Fernandes’ Relationship

Fernandes has been married to his childhood sweetheart, Ana Pinho since 2015. The couple has 2 children, a daughter named Matilde and a son named Gonçalo.

Bruno Fernandes with his wife and kids

Bruno Fernandes’ Career

Bruno Fernandes embarked on his professional football journey with Italian Serie B side Novara, but his exceptional talent quickly propelled him to Serie A giants Udinese in 2013. Three years later, he continued his ascent, joining Sampdoria. After five years of honing his skills in Italy, Fernandes made a significant move to Sporting CP in 2017, where he was entrusted with the captain’s armband.

His leadership and exceptional performances were rewarded with back-to-back Taças da Liga titles in 2018 and 2019, along with the prestigious Taça de Portugal. These achievements solidified his position as one of the most influential players in the league, earning him the accolades of Primeira Liga Team of the Year and Primeira Liga Player of the Year in both seasons. Fernandes’ remarkable 2018-19 season saw him shatter records with an astounding 33 goals across all competitions, establishing himself as the highest-scoring Portuguese midfielder and the highest-scoring midfielder in Europe in a single season.

In January 2020, Manchester United recognised Fernandes’ immense talent and acquired him for an initial €55 million (£47 million), making him the second-highest fee for a Portuguese player leaving the domestic league at the time. His impact was immediate, as he quickly became a linchpin in the team’s midfield, providing creativity, goals, and assists. His ability to control the game’s tempo, make incisive passes, and score from various positions has made him a fan favourite and a key player for Manchester United. In July 2023, Fernandes’ contributions and leadership were further acknowledged as he was named Manchester United’s captain.

Bruno Fernandes is named Manchester United’s captain

Before reaching the pinnacle of international football, Fernandes represented Portugal at various youth levels, including under-19, under-20, under-21, and under-23. He proudly represented his nation at the 2016 Summer Olympics. His exceptional talent and dedication earned him a call-up to the senior national team in 2017. He has been a key player for Portugal, selected for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, 2019 UEFA Nations League Finals, UEFA Euro 2020, and 2022 FIFA World Cup. In 2019, he played a pivotal role in Portugal’s victory on home soil at the UEFA Nations League Finals, earning him a place in the Team of the Tournament. 

Bruno Fernandes’ Awards

Throughout his career, Fernandes has earned several individual awards and recognitions for his outstanding performances. He has been named Premier League Player of the Month multiple times and has received other accolades for his contributions on the field. Some of his accolades include;

Portugal

  • UEFA Nations League: 2018–19

Sporting CP

  • Taça da Liga: 2017–18, 2018–19
  • Taça de Portugal: 2018–19

Manchester United

  • UEFA Europa League: runner-up: 2020–21
  • EFL Cup: 2022–23
  • FA Cup: runner-up: 2022–23

Individual

  • SJPF Young Player of the Month: August 2017, September 2017, October/November 2017, February 2018, April 2018
  • Primeira Liga Goal of the Month: August 2017, September 2017
  • Primeira Midfielder of the Month: August 2017, October/November 2018, December 2018, January 2019, February 2019, March 2019, April 2019, August 2019, September 2019
  • Primeira Liga Player of the Month: August 2017, September 2017, April 2018, December 2018, February 2019, March 2019, April 2019
  • Primeira Liga Player of the Year: 2017–18, 2018–19
  • Primeira Liga Team of the Year: 2017–18, 2018–19
  • UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season: 2017–18, 2019–20, 2020–21
  • Sporting CP Footballer of the Year: 2018, 2019
  • CNID Footballer of the Year: 2019
  • UEFA Nations League Finals Team of the Tournament: 2019
  • PFA Fans’ Premier League Player of the Month: February 2020, June/July 2020
  • PFA Team of the Year: 2020–21 Premier League
  • Premier League Player of the Month: February 2020, June 2020, November 2020, December 2020
  • Premier League Goal of the Month: June 2020, February 2021, September 2023
  • UEFA Europa League top scorer: 2019–20 (8 goals)
  • Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year: 2019–20, 2020–21
  • Manchester United Goal of the Season: 2020–21 (vs. Everton, 6 February 2021)
  • FSA Men’s Player of the Year Award: 2020
  • ESM Team of the Year: 2020–21
Bruno Fernandes won the Premier League Player of the Month Award multiple times

Bruno Fernandes’ Net Worth

Bruno Fernandes has a net worth of around $30 million. His earnings primarily stem from his professional football career, encompassing salaries, bonuses, and potential endorsements.

Fernandes’ remarkable career trajectory, from a promising youth player to a seasoned international star, is a testament to his unwavering dedication, exceptional talent, and unwavering passion for the sport. His journey continues to unfold, and his future holds immense promise for further achievements in the world of football.

His impact on Manchester United and his overall performance have solidified his status as one of the most influential midfielders in the game, showcasing his exceptional talent, vision, and ability to dictate play on the field.

Bruno Fernandes’ Social Media

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