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Jota
forward

 

Date of birth

1999-03-30

Country of origin

Portugal

Height

175CM

Preferred Foot

In Benfica since

Jota

JOTA

The forward Jota has been wearing an eagle on his chest for 12 seasons and now fulfills the dream of being part of Benfica’s first team.

He began his career at Corroios, but he soon joined the Benfica Soccer Schools s, before was old enough to compete. Jota began in 2007 in the U-11 category; this is 12th season representing the reds.

Nurtured at Caixa Futebol Campus, João Filipe, known in the world of football as Jota, went through all the youth ranks of Benfica, winning national titles with the U-15, U-17 and U-19 squads and made his debut for Benfica’s B team in January 2017, against Varzim, two months before turning 17.

Quick thinking and executing and technically advanced, Jota has always stood out in Benfica's teams, being called up to the National team in the U-15 level. Since then, he has covered all the categories and he is currently a regular presence in U-21s. He was European Champion for Portugal in the U-17 and U-19 tournaments, where he was the top scorer with five goals.

Compra Jota

Replica Home Jersey 2019- 2020

PVP 39,99 €

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Member 35,99 €

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Adidas Home Jersey 2019-2020

PVP 89,95 €

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Member 80,96 €

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Adidas Away Jersey 2019-2020

PVP 89,95 €

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Member 80,96 €

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