Bruno Varela is a professional football goalkeeper from Portugal who plays for Vitória S.C. and Portugal national team.

Quick Info
Full NameBruno Miguel Semedo Varela
Date Of BirthNovember 4, 1994
Age27 years old
Birth PlaceLisbon, Portugal
Parent(s)Joana Semedo (Mother) and Lourenço Varela (Father)
Current TeamsVitória S.C., Portugal national football team
Jersey No.#14
EthnicityCape Verdean
Height6 feet 3 inches
Wife(s)Raquel Rodrigues
Children1 (Diego)
Net WorthBetween $4 and $7 million

Bruno Varela Early Life

On November 4, 1994, Bruno was born to Joana Semedo (mother) and Lourenço Varela (father) in Lisbon, Portugal. His full name is Bruno Miguel Semedo Varela, and he is now 27 years of age. 

He stands 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs over 86 kg regarding his physical status. Bruno’s zodiac sign is Scorpio by birth.

Bruno Varela
Image Source: Bruno’s Instagram

Bruno Varela Career

Club Career

Bruno went to local club S.L. Benfica’s youth system at 11. On September 22, 2012, he made his professional debut in a 2–0 away win over C.D. Aves in the Segunda Liga for the reserves while still a junior. 

Bruno Varela was sent out on loan to Real Valladolid for a season on August 29, 2015. 

He only participated in one official game for the Spaniards during his stint, a 1–3 Segunda División home loss to RCD Mallorca on the last matchday, after being barred by Chelsea’s 2nd choice Kepa Arrizabalaga (then Athletic Bilbao youth product). 

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On July 2, 2016, he signed with another Portuguese side Vitória F.C. until June 2021. Bruno made his debut for Vitória in a 1–1 draw against his former team Benfica on August 21. 

After spending the 2016–2017 season at Vitória, Benfica bought him back in July 2017. He debuted on 5 August, starting in the 3–1 win against Vitória in the Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira. 

A goalkeeper made his UEFA Champions League debut on September 12, in a 1–2 group stage home defeat to CSKA Moscow. 

On January 26, 2019, Bruno was loaned to Dutch giant AFC Ajax for the 2019–2020 season with the option to buy. 

He made his official debut for Ajax on January 22, 2020, in a 7–0 home win over SV Spakenburg in the KNVB Cup round of 16. His first league match was a 2–1 away loss to F.C. Groningen.

On August 19, 2020, he returned to Portugal and signed a four-year contract with Vitória de Guimarães.

International Career

He competed for Portugal in the UEFA European Under-19 Championship in 2013. He also competed in the 2014 Toulon Tournament for the under-20 team, finishing third overall. 

Bruno Varela
Image Source: Bruno’s Instagram

During the 2016 Summer Olympics, he was the clear favorite, eventually reaching the quarter-finals. 

As a result, Bruno was called up to the Portugal senior team on March 21, 2017, to replace the injured Anthony Lopes for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Hungary and a friendly against Sweden later that month.

Bruno Varela Personal Life

His Instagram posts show that he is a married person and has a son. Bruno publicly shared some pictures with his kid, making him a proud father who spent his time beside football with the family. 

His son’s name is Diego, but his wife’s identity is currently missing. Nevertheless, his wife may be busy helping him carry family responsibilities and supporting him in every game. 

Bruno Varela Net Worth

Bruno’s earnings are currently unknown. Perhaps, he doesn’t prefer to share his things with others but keep them private. 

At the same time, he is a fine goalkeeper and has the quality to become the greatest of all time in the coming days. 

Bruno Varela
Image Source: Bruno’s Instagram

However, as per our analysis, his net worth could be between $4 and $7 million. His gameplay also determines his earnings.

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Bruno Varela Social Media 

Bruno currently appears to be active on Instagram rather than other social sites like Facebook and Twitter. 

On Instagram, he goes by @brunovarela12 with 410 posts, 133k followers, and 854 followings. 

On the other hand, he could be using Facebook and Twitter but with a different username. For now, follow him on Instagram to know more about his life and see the updates on his game.

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