Joelinton, a Brazilian-born professional soccer player for the Premiere League club, Newcastle United, was born on August 14, 1996, to his parents Silvania and Jorge. He follows the Christian religion.
Joelinton began his professional career with Sport Recife before joining Hoffenheim in 2015 and spending two years on loan at Rapid Wien in 2016.
Additionally, he has represented Brazil at the under-17 national level, earning caps for the team.
On July 8, he made his Austrian Cup debut against FC Karabakh Wien of the Regionalliga Ost, scoring the first goal of a 3-1 victory.
On April 26, 2017, he scored an extra-time winner against LASK Linz at home to advance Die Grün-Weißen to the final for the first time in twelve years.
He signed a six-year contract with Newcastle United on July 23, 2019, reportedly for a club-record fee of £40 million ($50.31 million).
Joelinton Religion & Ethnicity
Joelinton, who was born in Brazil on August 14, 1996, follows Christianity and is a Leo according to his astrological sign.
He belongs to the Brazilian-Latino ethnicity and is the son of Jorge and Silvania.
Even though the New Castle star has not commented anything about his religion in public, looking at his goal celebration bit, one can tell he is a devout Christian.
Whenever he scores a goal on the field, he points his fingers up to the sky and thanks, God.
However, Joelinton’s devotion to God is not limited to the field; he expresses his gratitude to Him every chance he gets, including on social media.
The stunning Thays Gondim has been Joelinton’s girlfriend for some time. Joelinton and Thays started dating while they were teenagers.
Thays Gondim, a person who prioritizes her loved ones, has escorted Joelinton to every squad he has played for. They are parents to two children, a daughter, and a son.
The couple welcomed their son in January 2017 but haven’t revealed his name.
Similarly, in October 2020, the pair welcomed a daughter.
The parents of two are expecting another child. Joelinton and partner Thays Gondim found out they are having a baby boy in an elaborate gender reveal held at St. James’ Park in February 2023.
In 2012, Joelinton joined Sport Recife and played on the young team for two years. He was promoted to the senior squad in 2013.
He made his professional debut in a Copa do Nordeste game against his hometown rivals Santa Cruz.
In the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A season, he made seven appearances. On November 23, he netted his first goal as a professional in a 2-2 home tie with Fluminense.
In June 2015, Joelinton agreed to a five-year contract with 1899 Hoffenheim. He just played once on December 18 during his first year in Germany.
He played four times for the Brazil under-17 national team in 2012, scoring twice.
On September 22, he scored his most famous Bundesliga goal to start a 1-1 home tie with Borussia Dortmund.
After taking over as Newcastle United’s manager during the 2021-22 season, Eddie Howe switched Joelinton from a forward to a box-to-box center midfielder.
Supporters and commentators have given him plaudits for his efforts and performances in this new role.