Ruben Neves Portuguese Football Player

Ruben Diogo da Silva Neves is the captain of Premier League team Wolverhampton Wanderers and a professional football player for the Portugal national team. Ruben Neves Portuguese Football Player

Rben Diogo da Silva Neves, a midfielder for the Portugal national team and captain of Premier League team Wolverhampton Wanderers, is a professional football player from Portugal.

He was developed at Porto, where he made his debut for the first team at the age of 17, and he joined Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2017 for a reported £15.8 million. In England, he has played more than 200 times and won the EFL Championship in just his first campaign.

Neves played for Portugal’s youth national teams in more than 60 games. At the age of 25, he made his senior international debut for Portugal.

Ruben Neves Portuguese Football Player

Neves was raised an FC Porto fan and joined the club’s youth programme at the age of eight. Neves was born in Mozelos (Santa Maria da Feira), in the Aveiro District. He spent a season on loan at Padroense, the academy’s under-16 team, during his time there. Luis Castro, manager of the reserve team, praised him for having “extraordinary mental qualities, to go along with technical and tactical skills” during his time in the youth structures. Neves was planned to skip Porto’s under-19s and play with the reserves instead before the 2014–15 season. But after teammate Mikel Agu got hurt, Julen Lopetegui called him to participate in preseason training with the main squad. Being 17 years and 5 days old on August 15, 2014

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