Who is Otávio Edmilson da Silva Monteiro?

Otávio Edmilson da Silva Monteiro is a professional football player who plays as an attacking midfielder for FC Porto of Primeira Liga and represents Portugal internationally. He is a right-footed footballer and contains skill that can make his opposing side’s defender look average.

Quick Info
Full NameOtávio Edmilson da Silva Monteiro
Date Of Birth9 February, 1995
Age27 years old
Birth PlaceJoão Pessoa, Brazil
Parent(s)Cláudia da Silva and Otávio Monteiro
OccupationFootballer
Current TeamPortugal national football team , FC Porto
PositionMidfielder
Jersey No.#25
NationalityPortuguese
Height5 feet 8 inches
Weight65 kg
Relationship StatusMarried
Wife(s)Diandra Machado.
Children2
Net Worth$4 to $6 Million

Early Life

Otávio Edmilson da Silva Monteiro was born in João Pessoa, Brazil on 9 February 1995. He stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 63 kg. At present, Silva is 27 years of age.

He is also commonly known as Otavinho, and his zodiac sign is Aquarius by birth. His mother’s name is  Cláudia da Silva and father’s name is Otávio Monteiro.

Otávio Edmilson da Silva Monteiro
Image Source: Otávio’s Instagram

Professional Career

Youth Career

Otávio Edmilson da Silva Monteiro’s football adventure started at Santa Cruz’s youth academy, which he joined in 2006. Then, in 2010, he moved to SC Internacional’s youth academy at 15 to finish his skill development.

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Senior Career

After playing as a junior for only two years, he got promoted to the club’s senior team in 2012. On July 15th, Otávio debuted in Série A on a 0–0 home tie versus Santos FC.

On June 8th, 2013, he scored his first league goal in a 2–2 away tie against Cruzeiro Esporte Clube. During the season, he netted five more, resulting in a 13th-place finish, and had 39 appearances.

Otávio Edmilson da Silva Monteiro
Image Source: Otávio’s Instagram

After spending 4 years at Internacional successfully, he moved to Europe to join the Portuguese side, FC Porto.

On September 1st, 2014, Otávio penned a five-year contract with the club in a free transfer. However, he was sent to the B team to compete in Segunda Liga.

In the 2015 January transfer window deadline, he was loaned to another Portuguese club Vitória S.C in the Primeira Liga.  He made his Vitória debut in a 0–1 home loss to C.F. Os Belenenses on 8 February.

In the season’s final match, he scored his first goal, helping the visitors defeat Académica de Coimbra 4–2. During the entire 2015-16 season on loan, he had an impressive performance that made Porto extend his contract.

On August 12th, 2016, he finally debuted for Porto in a 1-3 away win over Rio Ave FC. At the end of his second season (2017-18), he won the Portuguese League, scoring two goals in 15 games.

Otávio appeared in 48 games for the 2019–20 season, scoring two goals to assist the side in winning the double. He was named to the league’s Best XI as a result.

International Career

After making his Internacional debut, Alexandre Gallo chose Otávio for the Brazil under-20 team.

In March 2021, the Portuguese government granted Otávio Edmilson da Silva Monteiro citizenship.

Hence, Fernando Santos called him up to the Portuguese national team on August 26th of that year for 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against the Republic of Ireland and Azerbaijan and a friendly against Qatar.

At the Nagyerdei Stadion in Debrecen, Hungary, he debuted against Qatar, scoring a 3–1 win.

Personal Life/Relationship

Speaking of his marital status, he is a married person and has 2 children, a son and a daughter. However, their names are currently unknown.

Otávio Edmilson da Silva Monteiro
Image Source: Otávio’s Instagram

Perhaps, he will reveal their identities in the future. But, if he does, his target audience will be aware of them. Besides football, he often spends his time with his family, based on his Instagram posts.

Net Worth

At present, his precise earnings are unavailable. On the other hand, Otávio is a magnificent player, and his major source of income is football.

Therefore, he might be making a strong living from his profession.

However, per our analysis, he has approximately $4 million to $6 million.

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Otávio Edmilson da Silva Monteiro Instagram

Otávio Edmilson da Silva Monteiro has his presence on Twitter and Instagram. His Twitter handle is @otaviomonteiroo, and it has 97 followings and 87.1K followers.

Similarly, he has created an Instagram account under @otaviomonteiroo and has 824 posts, 320k followers, and 967 followings.

He usually shares posts related to his game and family. Follow him on both platforms to know more about him and his game.

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