Ricardo Pereira is a Portuguese profession football player who is best-known as a defender for the team, Leicester City. He is noted for his defensive and tackling abilities. Also, he is praised for his high work rate and stamina playing in the flanks of the defense.
FAMILY AND CHILDHOOD
He has not given any insight into his childhood till now. However, he stated that he has been involved in football since he was a child.
There is no information about his education and qualifications till now. However, given his career status, he seems to be well-educated.
Ricardo Pereira started his professional career in the club Vitória Guimarães in 2012. He made his first professional debut on 1 April 2012 playing against t F.C. Paços de Ferreira. He was able to score a total of 30 goals.
Due to the poor performances, he was dropped to the Vitória Guimarães B for some time in the same year he joined the club.
After that, he joined Porto on 1 July 2013 for which he gained a lot of popularity and fame. He was involved in the team for 2013-2018. He made his debut for the club on 26 August 2014 playing against Lille OSC. In this period, he was able to score 4 goals, for a total of 46.
In 2015-17 seasons, he was loaned to Nice in summer 2015. He made 50 appearances with 2 goals. His performance was highly praised for his work rate. Later, he was bought by the Leicester City on 17 May 2018 paying a transfer fee of €25 million. At the moment, he is playing for the club, Leicester City since 2018.
He is currently selected in the Portugal national team to play in 2018 World Cup.