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Full NameRafael Leao
First NameRafael
Last NameLeao
Birth NameRafeal Alexandre da Conceicao Leao
ProfessionFootball Player
Birth CityAlmada
Birth CountryPortugal
Father NameAntonio Leao
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
SibilingsPaulo Leao, Bianco Leao
Height188 cm
Weight81 kg
Networth$5 M
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Date of BirthJune 10,1999
Age24 years

Rafael Leao is a Portuguese-born professional footballer who plays for Serie A club AC Milan and the Portugal national team.

He scored his first goal for the national team within three minutes of his World Cup Debut 

Leao made his World Cup debut with Portugal, and it took him no long time to prove his worth. 

He scored his first goal within three minutes of his World Cup debut and contributed to a 3-2 win over Ghana.

After scoring the goal, Leao said he had been looking for that goal for a long time. He went in concentrated. 

He knew what he had to do, and that was to help the team no matter how, with a goal or with an assist. He said he wanted to give his best, and he did it.

Rafael Leao scored his first goal for the national team on his World Cup debut
Rafael Leao scored his first goal for the national team on his World Cup debut. Source: Instagram

Leao’s father, Antonio Leao, ahead of the World Cup, gave an interview where he said he has complete faith in his son. 

He said he always tells his son to do his best whatever the coach gives him, whether for two minutes, five, or ten, because a good player scores in minutes. 

Therefore he has faith in his son as well as he has full confidence that he will play in Qatar, he added.

Rafael Leao parents has been supporting him throughout his career
Rafael Leao parents has been supporting him throughout his career. Source: Instagram

Leao as a person is very shy

The promising talent Leao is completely opposite off the pitch. As a person, he is very shy. He likes to spend his free time resting and sleeping. 

He spends most of his time indoors. He was shy from his childhood days. He loved hanging out with friends but didn’t talk much and left to himself.

He has framed his national jersey 

Leao has framed his national jersey at his home, which shows his love for his nation. 

He says wearing the jersey when he steps on the pitch is a source of pride for him because he has worked hard to get there.

He celebrates his goal with a telephone gesture

Leao is seen celebrating his goals with a telephone gesture. During the Q&A with Max Brigante, he revealed where his celebration came from. 

According to him, when he played for Sporting CP, they had a few problems, after which his dad went to work in Angola while he stayed with his mom.

Since his father couldn’t watch him play on TV when he called him, he asked him to make the telephone gesture as if Leao was calling him. 

The celebration started from there. It is the way of dedicating his goal to his father when his father is unable to watch his games.

His second passion after football is music

Music is Leao’s second passion. His passion for music developed a bit from his father, who was a singer, but his first love had always been football. 

Music has always been his company whenever he felt lonely. 

Talking to Rolling Stone, he said he loves hip hop and R&B, mostly American stuff, Migos Travis Scott, 6ix9ine, Da Baby, and Rody Rich

He further added to say that he really likes rapping and thinks he could be a rapper when he finishes his football career, but as for now, it’s just a pastime.

Who is his girlfriend?

Leao is currently single. Therefore, he doesn't have a girlfriend.

Net Worth 

His net worth is estimated to be around $5 million, but his net worth will skyrocket in the coming days as he has stood out as one of the promising football talents.


  1. He was born on June 10 1999, in Almada, Portugal. He is currently 23 years old.

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