Joao Cancelo is one of the best defenders in the world currently. Here are some details about the Portuguese's personal life.
Joao Cancelo is a Portuguese international who plays his club football currently for English champions, Manchester City. Having made a name for himself as a right back, Cancelo is now regarded as one of the best left backs in the world. An all-round player, Cancelo possesses a number of world class qualities. He is a league champion in Portugal, Italy and England.
Cancelo rose through the ranks at Benfica and earned his senior team debut in 2014. He caught the interest of Valencia who captured his signature in 2015. It was at Inter Milan, where the Portuguese really came on his own and caught the attention of the world. Inter’s rivals, Juventus managed to lure him away in 2018. Finally, in 2019 Manchester City came calling and since then Cancelo has developed himself into one of the most dangerous players in the world under the expert guidance of Pep Guardiola.
Praised for his versatility, Cancelo can play on both flanks as a full back or wing back. He can also be deployed as a centre midfielder. Cancelo is blessed with wonderful crossing and passing ability. Coupled with his extraordinary shooting, Joao Cancelo is really the complete package.
The Manchester City fullback has been in a relationship with Daniela Machado since around 2011. Machado, like Cancelo, is also born and brought up in Portugal.
After the end of the 2020/21 season which was a successful one for City and Cancelo, the Portuguese proposed to Daniela and they got engaged the same year.
Yes, Joao Cancelo and Daniela Machado have a daughter together, Alicia Cancelo who was born on December of 2019.
Little is known about Machado’ childhood and education details. However, she is a famous social media model and influencer. She is also a homemaker and is able to manage her personal and professional life well.
She is followed by almost 73K accounts on her Instagram handle, where she is a regular poster about her personal and work life.