Nelson Semedo, during a party with the selection of Portugal

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The 5 curiosities that have to know on Semedo

Published:14/07/2017 - 17:40h

Updated:14/07/2017 - 18:04h

Semedo Is the ninth Portuguese in the history of the FC Barcelona. A very familiar player that began in a modest club and little by little has gone consolidating with the selection. We go to know a bit more to Nélson, the right side of the Camp Nou

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Although the Benfica issued a communiqué this Friday ensuring that the signing of Semedo by the Barça still was not closed, anybody in the Barcelona directive thinks that go to truncate . It is thus that touches to know a bit more to Nélson Semedo, a 'unknown' to eyes of the big public, at least underneath of Bellerín.

Semedo Proceeds of the Benfica luso and to his 23 years has already a dilated experience in the football of high level. International with Portugal, finish to proclaim champion of the Glass Confederations beside Gomes, that will be his new mate in the Barcelona club. 

The 5 curiosities of Semedo

  • Origins in Green Cape: although the new side culé was born in Lisbon in November of 1993, his parents are of Green Cape, an African colony that in the last years has nourished to Portugal of a lot of players. Nani Or Eliseu are other examples with origins resembled the ones of Semedo.
  • It formed in the inferior categories of the Sintrense until the 15 years. This team belongs to the small municipality of Sintra (14.000 inhabitants), one of the tourist destinations more stood out of Portugal and that it is considered Heritage of the Humanity from 1995.
  • It did not debut with the first team of the Benfica until does hardly two years. It was in 2015 after three seasons in the filial. Even it arrived to be yielded in Fátima.
  • It will be the ninth Portuguese that play in the Barça. Represented by Mendes, will do good crumbs with Gomes, that is of his fifth. It will be able to remember to Deco -although they are not of the same position-?
  • It likes him a calm life and does not have a very strident personality as it can check in the social networks, where only shares photographies playing to the football or with the family.

This article have been able to it make seeing the work of our mates of "Weloba", that have discovered some of these curiosities that we have completed with hindsight. 

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