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Luís Figo

Former Portuguese Footballer
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Net worth 2018: $45 Million
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Lisbon, Portugal
Country: Portuguese
BirthDay: 4 November 1972
Height: 1.80 m

Luís Figo was bornon 4 November 1972 in Lisbon, Portugal, Portuguese, is Former Portuguese Footballer. Luís Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo is a retired Portuguese footballer who played for Sporting CP, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Internazionale. He was not only one of the greatest footballers of his country but also one of the greatest midfielders that football has ever seen. Figo started off as a youth prodigy for Sporting CP in Portugal and also helped Portugal win championships at the age group level before making his senior debut. Before long he was being courted by the biggest clubs in Europe. He played for some of the biggest clubs in the world like Barcelona, Real Madrid and Inter Milan and helped them win major trophies. He was one of the earliest members of the team of ‘Galacticos’ at Real Madrid. Luis Figo was also the leading member of the Portuguese national team and was the part of the ‘Golden Generation’ of the national team as they became a team that was feared by everyone. Figo led the team to its best ever finish in the World Cup by finishing third in the World Cup in Germany in 2006 and his place in history as a Portuguese football icon is secured.


$45 Million


In 2015, Luis Figo expressed his plan to run for the presidency of FIFA against the allegedly corrupt regime of Sepp Blatter however he withdrew from the campaign five months later


Luis Figo left Real Madrid and moved to Italian club Inter Milan in the year 2005


In 2004, Luis Figo captained Portugal as the team reached the final of the European Championships held in Portugal and two years later he led the team to a third place finish at the World Cup in Germany


Luis Figo got married to Swedish super model Helen Svedin in the year 2001 after a relationship of five years


In 2000, Luis Figo moved to Barcelona’s arch rivals Real Madrid in a controversial move that made him a hated figure among Barcelona fans


In 1996, Luis Figo represented Portugal at the European Championships in England and scored a goal as the national team reached the quarter finals


Figo was all set to move to Italy with either Parma or Juventus but eventually he moved to Spanish giants Barcelona FC in the year 1995 for a fee of £2


In 1990 Luis Figo made his senior team debut in a league game for Sporting CP and over the next five seasons he scored 16 goals in 137 appearances for the club, helping them win the Portuguese Cup in his final season


Luis Felipe Madeira CaeiroFigo was born on 4 November, 1972 in Almada, Portugal to Antonio CaeiroFigo and his wife Maria Joana Pestana Madeira

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