Who is Pepe? What is his net-worth? What about the controversies he had in the past? All these questions are now answered in this wiki that we have prepared for you.
Képler Laveran Lima Ferreira also known as ‘Pepe’ was born on February 26, 1983, in Maceió, Brazil. He is a professional football player and plays for the Spanish club Real Madrid and even for the Portugal national football team. Conceived by parents Rosilene de Lima Ferreira (mother) and Anael feitosa Ferreira (father), Pepe got his name ‘kepler’ in honor to scientists Johannes Kepler. Even though Pepe was born and raised in Brazil, he insisted on getting a Portuguese citizenship and after getting what he wanted, Pepe joined the Portugal national football team.
Caption: Pepe in his Real Madrid jersey
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Pepe kicked off his career from an early age by joining a local club Corinthians Alagoano. At the age of 18, Pepe moved to Portugal and spent his first season with team-B. At the age of 21, Pepe joined the club Porto but was used mostly as a backup player in the first season. But Pepe displayed his talent as a defender and became the central defender for Porto until 2007.
After leaving Porto FC, Pepe signed a five-year contract with Real Madrid in 2007. Pepe extended his contract with Real Madrid in 2011 until the end of the 015-16 seasons. Pepe’s hard-tackling style of play gives him iron-wall like defense and like so, he has been playing as the central defender for Real Madrid for 10 years.
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Despite Pepe’s strong play, he has become a victim of many controversies. Stomping on the hand of FC Barcelona's captain Lionel Messi, confronting referees, kicking players and fighting with goalkeepers were few of many controversies he faced in his career.
Pepe has appeared for two times in FIFA World Cup; first in 2010 and second in 2014. It will be his third appearance in the 2018 FIFA World Cup as Pepe is in the current squad of Portugal national football team.
As now that we have learned about his early life and career, why not check his personal life? Don’t you want to know about his marital status? Don’t you want to know his net-worth and transfer market? Then keep reading till the end.
Pepe has a very handsome body of height 6ft 2inches. With a net worth of $13 million and has transfer market of 2.70 million pounds. Speaking of his personal life, Pepe dated and married Ana Sofia Moreira.
Caption: Pepe with his wife and daughter
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It is known that he met Ana in 2007 when he was playing for Porto FC. This couple is blessed with a beautiful daughter Angeli Sofi Moreira who was born on August 27, 2012, and a second daughter Emily Moreira Fereira. Pepe is very loyal to his wife and hasn’t involved in any affairs till this date.
How can I be in touch with his daily life? Does he use any social networking sites in which I can follow?
Yes! Pepe is very much active on social networking sites. 11 million likes on his Facebook page, 7.1 million followers on Instagram and 3.36 million followers on Twitter prove that fans love him very much and he too loves to be in touch with his supporters.
So if you also want to join his social family, just click the links down below to visit his social networking sites.
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