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Diogo Jota is a Portuguese professional footballer who has a net worth of $18 million. Deigo Jota plays for Premier League club Liverpool as well as the Portugal national team. Before that, he played with Paços de Ferreira, Atlético Madrid, FC Porto and Wolverhampton Wanderers. On the world stage, Jota has represented Portugal in the UEFA Nations League and UEFA Euro.
Diogo Jota was born as Diogo José Teixeira da Silva on December 4, 1996 in the Massarelos district of Porto, Portugal.
Pacos de Ferreira
Jota started his club career with Paços de Ferreira youth training in 2013. Subsequently, at the start of the 2014-15 season, he was promoted to the club’s main team. Jota made his senior debut starting with a 4-0 home win over Atlético de Reguengos. He then made his first Primeira Liga appearance in early 2015 as a substitute for Diogo Rosado in a 2–2 home draw with Vitória de Guimarāes. A few months later, Jota signed a new five-year contract with Paços.
Atletico Madrid and FC Porto
In March 2016, Jota signed a five-year contract with La Liga club Atlético Madrid. Later, in August, he returned to Portugal to join FC Porto on a one-year loan. In October, Jota scored a hat-trick in a 4-0 win over Nacional. He then featured in the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League, scoring his first competitive goal in a 5–0 win over Leicester City.
Wanderers of Wolverhampton
Jota joined English Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers on season loan in the summer of 2017. With the club, he scored his first goal in a 3-2 win over Hull City. In early 2018, it was reported that Jota had reached an agreement to stay with Wolverhampton. In his first year, he scored a career-high 17 league goals as the club were promoted to the Premier League. Jota then made his debut for the English Premier League in a 2-2 home draw with Everton. At the end of 2018, he scored his first competitive goal in a 2-1 win over Chelsea. Just over a month later, in early 2019, Jota netted his second career hat-trick in a 4-3 win over Leicester City. He recorded another major achievement a few months later with his winning goal against Manchester United in the FA Cup; in the process, Wolves qualified for their first semi-final in this competition since 1997-98.
The 2019-20 season was Jota’s final with Wolves. In July, he helped the club defeat the Crusaders in the Europa League second qualifying round; it was Wolves’ first European goal since 1980. Wolves eventually reached the final group stage of the Europa League, in which Jota came on as a substitute and scored a hat-trick to give his side victory . He scored another hat-trick in the first leg of the tournament’s last 32. Jota made his final appearance for Wolves as a second-half substitute in the Europa League quarter-final against Sevilla.
In September 2020, Jota signed from Liverpool. He then made his EFL Cup debut as a second-half substitute in a 7–2 win over Lincoln City. Following this, Jota made his Premier League debut for Liverpool, scoring in a 3–1 win over Arsenal. In October he scored the winning goal against Sheffield United; just three days after that, he scored Liverpool’s 10,000th goal. Jota continued his success in November, scoring a hat-trick in a 5-0 victory over Atalanta. However, his season came to a halt in December when he injured his leg in a UEFA Champions League game; he was therefore sidelined for three months. Jota ended his first season with Liverpool with nine league goals, helping the club finish third in the Premier League.
In 2021-22, Jota scored Liverpool’s first goal of the Premier League season in a 3-0 win over Norwich City. He later scored in a 5-0 win over Manchester United and a 2-0 home win over Atlético Madrid. In November, Jota netted his fifth league goal of the season in a 4-0 win over Arsenal. He followed that up with goals in wins over Southampton, Everton and Newcastle United. At the start of 2022, Jota scored both goals in Liverpool’s 2-0 victory over Arsenal in the second leg of the league cup semi-finals. In the ensuing final against Chelsea, he helped Liverpool win their first league cup in a decade.
On the international stage, Jota started playing for the Portugal national team at under-19 level. In May 2015 he scored his first goal in a 6-1 win over Turkey. Later that year, he earned his first cap for the Under-21 side in a 3–0 win over Israel.
Jota was called up as a senior in March 2019. In June, he was part of the squad that won the UEFA Nations League final, although he didn’t make an appearance on the pitch. He eventually made his debut in November as a substitute for Cristiano Ronaldo in a 6-0 loss to Lithuania in a UEFA Euro qualifier. The following year, Jota scored his first international goal in a 4–1 home win over Croatia in the UEFA Nations League. During the delayed UEFA Euro 2020 tournament, Jota featured in all of Portugal’s games before the team’s round of 16 loss to Belgium.
Jota has a long-term relationship with Rute Cardoso, with whom he had a son named Dinis in 2021.
A serious gamer, Jota maintains his own eSports team called Diogo Jota eSports. He streams regularly on Twitch and as of early 2021 was ranked World No. 1 on FIFA 21.