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  • GOALs
  • 07/09/1984
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  • Germany
  • 1.86 M
  • 78 kg


Real Name: Miranda

Date of Birth: 7 September 1984

Place of Birth: Paranavai, Brazil

Nationality: Brazilian

Height: 186cm

Weight: 78kg




Joao Miranda First State Souza Filho is one of the professional football players from Brazil. He presently plays for the national team of Brazil and also represents Italian club, International. He’s typically compared to Filipe Luis, Neymar, and so on.


This energetic footballer has also previously several clubs that embrace Coritiba, Sochaux, urban center FC and Athletico national capital.


Miranda is popular for his talent as a center-back. At present, he’s allotted to jersey range 25 within the field and has established himself jointly of the winning names within the association football world.


Early Life:

Miranda was born Joao Miranda First State Souza Filho on 17th September 1984 in Paranavai, Brazil underneath the birth sign Virgo.


He’s Brazilian as per status and ethnicity-wise, he’s Afro-Brazilian. His parents, Joao Miranda and Maria Miranda First State Souza raised him in Brazil.


Miranda’s Club Career:

Miranda started his soccer career at Brazilian soccer club, Coritiba. At the top of 2004-05 seasons, he scored two goals showing in 49 matches. He signed a four-year-contract agitate Sochaux on 29th July 2005. He appeared in twenty games for the club.

Sao Paulo:

In August 2006, the defender was transferred to Sao Paulo FC on loan. The previous year, Miranda signed a contract with the club.


He then won 2006, 2007 & 2008 editions of the Campeonato. Back to back, he was hand-picked for the ”Team of the Year” in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.



Atletico Madrid:

On January 2011, Miranda signed a three-year contract agreement with Atletico Spanish capital. He created his debut for the club on 25th August 2011 in an exceedingly 4-0 success over Portuguese club, Vitoria S.C. On 10th September 2011, he created his La Liga debut in 1-0 loss to Valencia CF.


The footballer scored his initial goal for the club on 11th  March 2012 in an exceedingly 2-0 loss against urban center CF. On 12th  March 2013, he revived his contract with the team. In 2014, he was appointed as ‘’the best defender in La Liga’’ alongside Filipe Luis and Sergio Ramos. At the tip of season 2014-15, he scored 13 goals showing in 178 games.


International Career:

Miranda was called-up for the national team at the side of Thiago Silva, substitution Lucio and Luisao on twentieth August 2007 in a very friendly match against Algerie.


However, he didn’t create his debut as he was solely AN un-used substitute. In 2009, he created his 1st international look in 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification match against the South American nation.


The Brazilian defender was a part of the national squad that won the 2009 FIFA Confederation Cup; however, he has just one game within the tournament. He was listed mutually of the 7 players on standby for Brazil’s 2014 FIFA World Cup Team.


Miranda was elect in Brazil’s 23-man squad for the 2015 Copa America. On 21st 2016, he became the captain of the Selecao substitution Neymar in a very 2-1 triumph over the South American country. Later, he was proclaimed to be Brazil’s captain for the Copa Yankee Centenario.

In could 2018, he was elected as final 23-squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.


Personal Life:

Miranda is a married man. He tied the knot with Jaque Miranda. The couple is incredibly confidential once it involves their relationship. They hardly reveal something concerning their personal life.



Net Worth and Salary:

Miranda has a calculable net value of quite $1 million; however, the amount continues to be below review. He earns a wage of €55k ($64619.22) per week and €23 million ($27.02 million) p.a. As of 2018, his market price is €8.10 million ($9.52 million).





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