Nélson Semedo


Nélson Semedo Bio

Who is Nélson Semedo

Nélson Semedo is a Portuguese professional footballer who currently plays as a right back for Spanish club Barcelona and the Portugal national team. He started his professional career with the club, Sintrense in 2012.

Early Life (Childhood)

He started his youth career with Sintrense, where he played from 2008 to 2011. On 12 January 2012, he agreed to a five-year contract with Benfica. He then loaned to Fatima on August 1, 2012, in the third division and returned on June 30, 2013, after the completion of his loan contract.

Interesting Facts

Semedo's weekly salary is estimated at £75,000, i.e., £3,900,000 a year. As of 2018, he has a net worth of €4 million. As he agreed to a contract with Barcelona, he receives a service car from the team. As of 2018, his market value is estimated at £27.00 million. He often posts Nike's products on his Instagram account.

Personal Life

He and his wife Marlene Alvarenga have a daughter, Luana Pereira Semedo, born on May 9, 2016. He often posted his pictures along with his family on his social media account. Besides that, he owns a french bulldog, Pluto.


He scored 5 goals in 26 appearances for the club Sintrense and 2 goals in 43 matches for Benfica. Moreover, he was also honored with awards including LPFP Primeira Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year: 2016–17, UEFA Champions League Breakthrough XI: 2017.


Once he fought with a former teammate, Neymar. However, the exact reason behind their fight not yet disclose.