Bruno Fernandes brother name is Ricardo Fernandes. When he was younger, Fernandes and his younger brother Ricardo, who is also a Portuguese professional football player, used to play football on the streets.
Bruno Fernandes was born on 8 September 1994, in Maia, Portugal, to his parents. He is known for his dedication and commitment to his game throughout his football career.
Fernandes has also been a regular member of the Portugal national team since 2017 and plays as an attacking midfielder for Premier League club Manchester United and the Portugal national team.
Former Portugal youth international Fernandes competed for his nation at the under-19, under-20, under-21, and under-23 levels.
Bruno started his young career at the neighborhood club Infesta. When he was younger, Fernandes turned down a youth contract at Porto’s academy in favor of the city’s rivals Boavista,
Bruno Fernandes Brother: Ricardo Fernandes
Bruno and his brother Ricardo come from a middle-class family. Fernandes, from the beginning, had always desired to become a footballer and nothing else.
His father wanted Fernandes to immigrate to Switzerland with him, but he refused due to the standard of football in Switzerland.
Fernandes was a disciplined player who took his training and fitness seriously, and he was known for his excellent work ethic both on and off the pitch.
He has been recognized with numerous individual awards throughout his career, including the Premier League Player of the Month award four times in his first year at Manchester United.
Off the pitch, Fernandes is well known for his professionalism and positive attitude, and he is a popular figure among his colleagues and fans alike.
Bruno Fernandes Family And Wife
Jose and Virginia Fernandes are Bruno Fernandes’ parents. Jose Fernandes left his own country and settled in Switzerland.
His father also played football professionally and wore the number 8 shirt, which has been carved as tattoos on Bruno’s both hands.
Bruno and his wife Ana Pinho were classmates in Boavista and have been dating ever since. She stood by him when he left the country to develop his career since she was a supportive girlfriend. Since their 2015 wedding, the pair have been living a blissful life.
The Portuguese transferred to the Italian team Novara in 2012 after passing the youth stages at Infesta, Boavista, and Pasteleira.
Due to his impressive play, Serie A team Udinese offered him a co-ownership contract in 2013. He played at the Stadio Friuli for three seasons before transferring to Sampdoria in 2016.
Bruno Fernandes Career
Fernandes started his young career at the neighborhood club Infesta. Growing up, he was given the opportunity to sign a youth contract at the Porto Academy, but he chose to join the local rivals Boavista.
The majority of Fernandes’ childhood football career was spent with Boavista, where he began as a central defender before switching to an attacking midfield position at the age of 15 after a loan to Pasteleira.
He also participated in the 2018 FIFA World Cup for Portugal in Russia, where they advanced to the round of 16 before losing to Uruguay.
In the tournament, Bruno started three of Portugal’s four games and registered a goal against Iran.