Lucas Piazon

Birth Day January 20th, 1994
Birth Place Sao Paulo, Brazil
Age 27 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius

Lucas Piazon Biography

Lucas Domingues Piazon, a Brazilian professional footballer is better known as Lucas Piazon who plays for Primeira Liga club S.C. Braga. He started playing for Coritiba and at the age of 11, Piazon made the switch from indoor to the field. He has increasingly been deployed as a left-winger, as an attacking midfielder, or in the hole behind the striker. He also began his youth career with Sao Paulo in 2008, at age 14. Lucas, who joined Chelsea in 2012 after spending a year in the club's youth system; named Chelsea's Young Player of the Year in 2011-2012. He also represented Brazil's youth national teams at the U15 and U17 levels. Recently, Chelsea has released Lucas Piazon after nine years, with the attacker agreeing to a four-and-a-half-year contract with Portuguese side Braga. Scroll down to read about Piazon's Full Biography, Untold Story, Family, Net Worth, Personal Life, Age, Wiki, Interesting Facts, & more.

Famous For 

  • Being a Brazilian professional footballer.
  • For being a member of Chelsea.

Lucas Piazon, a professional footballer

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Lucas Piazon Early Life 

Lucas Piazon took birth on 20th January 1994 with the real name or full name of Lucas Domingues Piazon in Sao Paulo, Brazil (hometown/birth nation). He holds a Brazilian nationality and Brazilian-white ethnicity. Similarly, he is from the Christianity religion and his race is white. He happily celebrates his birthday on the 20th January of every year and he has celebrated his 26th birthday as of 2020. His zodiac sign is Aquarius as his birthdate. He was born to Antonio Carlos Piazon (father), a commercial representative, and Marizabel Domingues (mother), a lawyer. He grew up with his sister Juliana, who is three years younger than him and was a Chelsea supporter from an early age, aspiring to play for them someday. 

Lucas Piazon Career

Youth career

  • Lucas Piazon kicks off his football career with Coritiba from where he moved to the neighboring club, Atletico Paranaense in 2007 but again he left his family behind in Curitiba and joined Sao Paulo at the age of 14. He scored in the 3-0 win versus Manchester United in the group stage which helps Sao Paulo to beat Werder Bremen in the final match.

Chelsea

  • Piazon joined the club in a 5 million pound ($10million) move from Sao Paulo back in 2012 whereas Sao Paulo announced on 15th March 2011 that he could only play for the Chelsea senior team after 20th January 2012 when he became eligible to obtain a work visa.
  • He then made his debut for the reserve team against Fulham as he scored his first reserve goal in an away victory against Arsenal.
  • He has scored twice in five games for the reserves and once in six for the youth team, most notably the winner in the FA Youth Cup tie against Doncaster Rovers however, he won the FA Youth Cup on 9th May 2012 against Blackburn, although failing to score in the match.
  • Then, he signed a contract extension that will keep him with the club until 2017 on 26th January 2012 and was given the number 35 shirt, as well as Piazon, was named Chelsea Young Player of the Year in his first season on 10th May 2012.
  • He was later named on the bench on the final day of the season, in a home game against Blackburn Rovers which Chelsea won 2-1, but was not involved in the game.
  • As well, he made his senior debut in the 4-2 win over Seattle Sounders and came on in the 3-2 defeat to the MLS All-Stars in the 2012 MLS All-Star Game.
  • Piazon made his competitive debut for Chelsea, starting in their League Cup fixture against Wolverhampton Wanderers, which ended a 6-0 win for the Blues whereas he made his Premier League debut in an 8-0 win against Aston Villa.

Loan to Malaga

  • Lucas was loaned to Spanish La Liga side Malaga until the end of the season where he made his debut for Málaga on 24th January 2013, coming on as a substitute in the 4-2 home defeat in the Copa del Rey quarter-final against Barcelona as he made his second assist for Malaga with a ball from a free-kick that found Martín Demichelis, who headed to score in a 1-1 draw against Real Valladolid on 9th March 2013.

Loan to Vitesse

  • Also, Piazon was loaned to Eredivisie club Vitesse until the end of the 2013-2014 season on 9th August 2013 where he made his debut for Vitesse in a 1-1 draw at Roda JC on 17th August 2013 however, he scored his first goals in his professional career and for Vitesse, scoring a brace in the 3-0 win at home to PEC Zwolle on 22nd September.

Loan to Frankfurt

  • Lucas joined Frankfurt on loan for the 2014-2015 season on 24th July 2014 as he scored his first goal in a 4-2 friendly win against Sampdoria on 2nd August and made his debut in the Bundesliga against SC Freiburg, a 1-0 victory on 23rd August.

Loan to Reading

  • Lucas was also loaned to Reading on a season-long loan deal on 31st August 2015 where he made his debut and provided an assist to Oliver Norwood in a 5-1 triumph against Ipswich Town coming on as a 77th-minute substitute for Matej Vydra on 11th September.

Loan to Fulham

  • Piazon joined Fulham on a season-long loan, joining Chelsea teammate Tomas Kalas on 31st August 2016, and made his Fulham debut and scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 EFL Cup defeat against Bristol City on 21st September.

Loan to Chievo

  • Lucas Piazon joined Chievo Verona on loan in January 2019 where he played four times before returning to Chelsea.

Loan to Rio Ave

  • In September 2019, Lucas joined Rio Ave on loan, until the end of the 2020-2021 season.

Braga

  • Chelsea has released Lucas Piazon after nine years, with the attacker agreeing to a four-and-a-half-year contract with Portuguese side Braga. Braga will not pay a fee for Piazon, who is still to complete a medical with the Primeira Liga side.
  • The transfer was delayed, however, after Rio Ave refused to give up the registration for Piazon to a rival, despite Chelsea having the contractual right to recall and sell their player. The 26-year-old was forced to wait for his move while club lawyers and FIFA's TMS department got involved in resolving the dispute to allow the transfer to go through.
  • At Braga, he will be reunited with former Rio Ave manager Carlos Carvalhal, who brought him to the Portuguese league.

International career

  • Lucas Piazon has represented Brazil at both under-15 and under-17 levels as well as he helped his team to second place in the South American Under-15 Football Championship of 2009 in Bolivia at the under-15 level.
  • He scored an extraordinary goal when he kicked the ball with such force that it broke through the side netting of the goals, in a game in which they went on to lose 2-1 at the under-17 level.
  • As well, he scored in a 3-3 draw against the Ivory Coast in the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Lucas Piazon Awards and Honors

Chelsea

  • FA Youth Cup: 2011-2012

Fulham

  • EFL Championship play-offs: 2018

Brazil U17

  • South American U-17 Championship: 2011 

Brazil U20

  • Toulon Tournament: 2014

Individual

  • Chelsea Young Player of the Year: 2011-2012

Lucas Piazon Personal Life 

Reflecting on Lucas Piazon's personal life, he is an unmarried guy. Whereas, regarding his relationship status, he is currently in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Elizabeth. As recent news, part of Piazon's desire to leave the loan group is to find a permanent home for his young family, having had his first child during the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The duo was blessed with a kid named Roman on 7th May 2020. Furthermore, talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight.

Lucas Piazon with his girlfriend, Elizabeth and their kid, Roman

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Lucas Piazon Net Worth 

Moving towards Lucas Piazon's net worth, he has a worth of around $30 million as of 2021 whereas he also earns a handsome amount of salary too which is around $16 million per year. Lucas has earned a fine amount of money from his career as his major source of income is from his football career. Lucas has not done any endorsement work yet.

Lucas Piazon Body Measurement

Lucas Piazon is a handsome and versatile footballer who stands at a perfect height of 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) with a balanced bodyweight of around 75 kg. His physique combined with his perfect height and masculine look takes him to the top of the desired list in the young gen women. He undeniably has the quality that appeals to the opposite sex. Lucas has dark brown hair and eyes color as his body build type is athletic.

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