Ederson (footballer, born 1993)

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Ederson
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Ederson training with Brazil at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Ederson Santana de Moraes[1]
Date of birth (1993-08-17) 17 August 1993 (age 26)[2]
Place of birth Osasco, Brazil
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)[2]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Manchester City
Number 31
Youth career
2008–2009 São Paulo
2009–2011 Benfica
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Ribeirão 29 (0)
2012–2015 Rio Ave 37 (0)
2015 Benfica B 4 (0)
2015–2017 Benfica 37 (0)
2017– Manchester City 85 (0)
National team
2014 Brazil U23 5 (0)
2017– Brazil 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:02, 17 November 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 October 2019

Ederson Santana de Moraes (born 17 August 1993), known simply as Ederson (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈɛdɛɾsõ]), is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Manchester City and the Brazil national team. He is considered the world's most expensive goalkeeper from a transfer value perspective by the CIES.[3]

He started his career at São Paulo in 2008 before joining Portuguese side Benfica one year later, where he would spend two seasons. In 2012, he transferred from Ribeirão to Primeira Liga side Rio Ave and became a regular starter there. He rejoined Benfica in 2015 and was assigned to the reserves before debuting for the first team, with whom he would win four major titles in two seasons.

For the 2017–18 season, Ederson joined English club Manchester City for £35 million and became the most expensive goalkeeper of all-time in terms of the nominal value of pound sterling at the time of his transfer.[4] He went on to win the Premier League and EFL Cup in his first season in England, and won a domestic treble the following season.

Ederson made his senior debut for Brazil in 2017 after previously being capped at under-23 level. He was chosen in Brazil's squad for the 2018 World Cup and the 2019 Copa América.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Born in Osasco, São Paulo, Ederson started his football career in 2008 at local club São Paulo FC with whom he played one season, before joining Benfica in Portugal. Here, at the age of 16, he spent two years as a junior, eventually leaving for Second Division side Ribeirão in 2011. A year later, he joined Primeira Liga side Rio Ave. In summer 2012, he officially signed a contract with Rio Ave. In May 2015, following a string of good performances and a call to the Brazil under-23 squad, he signed a new contract with the club that would last until 2019.[citation needed]

Benfica[edit]

Ederson playing for Benfica against Zenit in 2016

On 27 June 2015, Ederson rejoined Portuguese champions Benfica.[5] Then, in July, he officially signed a five-year contract with the club, in a deal worth €500,000, and set a €45 million release clause. Rio Ave would keep 50% of the upcoming keeper's economic rights. In the 2015–16 season, Ederson started as a second choice in line for the first team, defended by compatriot and international Júlio César. Ederson first played some matches in the Segunda Liga with the reserve team and in the Taça da Liga with the main squad, before playing in the Primeira Liga on 5 March 2016 against local rivals Sporting CP, replacing injured Júlio César. Benfica won the Lisbon derby 0–1 and took the first place of Primeira Liga. He would then be part of eleven more victories that would seal Benfica's 35th league title, their third in a row.[6] Five days later, he played the Taça da Liga final against Marítimo, which Benfica won 6–2. In addition, he played three matches in the Champions League campaign, where Benfica reached the quarter-finals. In his next season, he and Benfica won the treble of Primeira Liga, Taça de Portugal and Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira.

Manchester City[edit]

Ederson with Manchester City in 2017

On 1 June 2017, Benfica announced that Ederson had joined Premier League club Manchester City for £35 million (€40 million).[7] At the time, the transfer made him the second most expensive goalkeeper of all-time – currently fourth highest –[8][9] after Gianluigi Buffon (£33 million), whose transfer fee, although the second highest ever in pounds sterling, still remained the highest of all time in euros (€52 million in 2001) until Alisson's (€75 million in 2018) and now Kepa Arrizabalaga's (€80 million in 2018).[10] Ederson's transfer equalled Axel Witsel's as the largest fee a club has ever paid for a Benfica player.[11]

Ederson was immediately inserted as Pep Guardiola's first choice goalkeeper, supplanting Claudio Bravo. He made his competitive debut for the club on 12 August 2017 in a 0–2 away win at Brighton & Hove Albion, where he kept a clean sheet.[12] On 9 September against Liverpool, Ederson suffered a kick to the face by Sadio Mané, and was forced to leave the game after eight minutes of treatment.[13] Ederson received eight stitches, and Mané was sent off by referee Jon Moss and banned for the subsequent three matches.[citation needed] Ederson made his next start the following week in the Champions League against Feyenoord, sporting a piece of protective headgear.[citation needed]

On 19 August 2018, Ederson became the first Manchester City goalkeeper to provide a Premier League assist, as his goal-kick was converted by Sergio Agüero for the opening goal in a 6–1 win over Huddersfield Town.[14][15]

International career[edit]

Ederson training with Brazil in 2018

Ederson was named in Brazil's provisional squad for Copa América Centenario[16] but was cut from the final squad due to injury.[17] His debut for the national team came in a 3–0 win over Chile in a 2018 World Cup qualifier in October 2017.[18] In May 2018, he was named in Tite's final 23-man squad for the World Cup in Russia.[19]

In May 2019, Ederson was included in Brazil's 23-man squad for the 2019 Copa América.[20]

Style of play[edit]

Ederson has been described as an agile, commanding, and physically imposing keeper,[21][22][23][24] who possesses both physical strength and excellent reflexes[22][25][26] and shot-stopping abilities between the posts.[21][25] He also developed a reputation as a penalty saving specialist during his time with Benfica.[27] However, he is mostly highly regarded for his outstanding distribution and skill with the ball at his feet: his control and confidence on the ball enables him to retain possession and quickly play the ball out from the back on the ground with his hands or either foot – even when put under pressure – or launch an attack with long kicks.[21][22][25][28][29][30][31][32][33][34] Although naturally left-footed,[24] he is capable of using either foot.[35] Regarding his distribution, former Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given described Ederson as "the best goalkeeper in the world with his feet" in 2018;[36] his range of passing has also led to him be described as a playmaker in the media.[37][38]

He is also very quick when rushing off his line,[31] and often functions as a sweeper-keeper.[39] Regarded as a highly promising prospect,[25] in spite of his young age, he has already stood out for his decision making, consistency, and composure in goal, as well as his ability to organise his defence, and is also an intelligent reader of the game;[21][22][25][29] as such, some in the sport consider him to be one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League.[40]

Personal life[edit]

Ederson acquired Portuguese citizenship in 2016.[41] His body is heavily covered in tattoos, including a rose and a skull on his neck, angel's wings on his back and a Portuguese League trophy on his leg, which he won for Benfica in 2015 and in 2016.[42] He also holds the Guinness World Record for Longest Football (Soccer) Drop Kick, which he achieved after kicking the ball, 75.35 m (247 ft 2 in) across the ground at the Etihad Campus, in Manchester, UK, on 10 May 2018. [43]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 6 October 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup[a] League Cup[b] Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ribeirão 2011–12[44] Segunda Divisão 29 0 1 0 0 0 30 0
Rio Ave 2012–13[44] Primeira Liga 2 0 2 0 3 0 7 0
2013–14[44] Primeira Liga 18 0 7 0 3 0 28 0
2014–15[44] Primeira Liga 17 0 5 0 4 0 2[c] 0 0 0 28 0
Total 37 0 14 0 10 0 2 0 0 0 63 0
Benfica B 2015–16[44] LigaPro 4 0 4 0
Benfica 2015–16[44] Primeira Liga 10 0 0 0 5 0 3[d] 0 0 0 18 0
2016–17[44] Primeira Liga 27 0 3 0 3 0 5[d] 0 0 0 38 0
Total 37 0 3 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 56 0
Manchester City 2017–18[45] Premier League 36 0 0 0 0 0 9[d] 0 45 0
2018–19[46] Premier League 38 0 6 0 1 0 10[d] 0 0 0 55 0
2019–20[47] Premier League 8 0 0 0 0 0 2[d] 0 0 0 10 0
Total 82 0 6 0 1 0 21 0 0 0 110 0
Career total 189 0 24 0 19 0 29 0 0 0 263 0
  1. ^ Includes Taça de Portugal
  2. ^ Includes Taça da Liga
  3. ^ Appearances in UEFA Europa League
  4. ^ a b c d e Appearances in UEFA Champions League

International[edit]

As of match played 13 October 2019[48]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Brazil 2017 1 0
2018 2 0
2019 6 0
Total 9 0

Honours[edit]

Rio Ave

Benfica

Manchester City

Brazil

Individual

Records

References[edit]

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