Antony is a Brazilian professional footballer and is well known for his performance against Groningen in Eredivisie. He plays for PL giants Manchester United after his transfer from Ajax Amsterdam in 2022.
Antony is a graduate of Sao Paulo’s youth academy. He is a versatile forward who can play on either flank as a winger.
He has appeared nine times for the Brazilian national team and making his international debut in 2021.
Similarly, he is regarded as one of the finest wingers in football due to his speed, dribbling, and shooting abilities. The biography of a Brazilian football player, Antony Matheus dos Santos, covers some of the critical moments.
|Full name||Antony Matheus dos Santos|
|Date of Birth||24 February 2000|
|Father’s name||Mr dos Santos|
|Mother’s name||Cremilda Prudencio|
|Siblings||One Brother and Sister|
|Brother’s/Sister’s name||Emerson Santos/-|
|Eye Color||Hazel Brown|
|Hair Color||Hair Highlight|
|Shoe size||9 US|
|Children name||Lorenzo dos Santos|
|Salary||$230,000 per week|
|Playing position||Right Winger|
|Social media presence||Twitter and Instagram|
|Source of Income||Salary, Sponsorship, and Brand Deals|
|Last Updated||September 2022|
Antony Matheus dos Santos was born in Osasco, Brazil, to Brazilian parents Mr Dos Santos and Cremilda Prudencio. This footballer Antony was raised him along with his two siblings.
Antony was introduced to football at a very young age by his brother Emerson Santos. He used to play in the street in Sao Paulo at a young age.
Antony was a very skillful player from an early age, then was scouted by the Sao Paulo youth academy at the early age of 10. He joined the Sao Paulo youth team in 2010.
Antony Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurement
Antony is a very charming and handsome 22-year-old player with a height of 5 feet 9 inches.
He has a very athletic physique and works hard to maintain his level. Likewise, Antony weighs 70 kg when balanced. He has hazel brown eyes and highlighted hair color.
Antony belongs to a Christian family and has Portuguese roots. Since his great grandparents were Brazilian, this Brazilian is a devoted Christian and very religious guy.
Antony came to Ajax in 2020 for the initial fee of $15M. He signed five years contract deal with the club. After playing for two seasons with Ajax, Manchester United was linked to signing him.
Due to the departure of Eric Ten Hag from the Ajax managerial position to Manchester United. He also decides to leave the club. However, Ajax didn’t want him to leave the club. He forced his move to Manchester united.
Initially, Manchester United offered a $70M price for Antony, which Ajax rejected. At the end of the transfer deadline, Red Devils paid a staggering $95M transfer fee.
Antony Salary and Net Worth
During his time at Ajax, his net worth is $1M.But, after his arrival to Manchester United, he earns weekly wages of $230,000 per week in Manchester United, making him the 8th highest earner at the club behind Bruno Fernandes. His market value is $95M.
Who is Antony Wife?
Antony had always been a charming guy. Girls have always been fond of him since a young age. But Antony gave his heart and soul to his beloved long-term girlfriend, Rosilene Xavier. Meanwhile, he meets during his time at the Sao Paulo youth team.
There is no trace of evidence that Antony and Rosilene are married. One thing is, however, sure that their family has accepted their togetherness.
Antony and Rosilene decided to have a child at a very young age. On 8 November 2019, they welcomed his newly born baby boy Lorenzo dos Santos.
Being a parent is the most amazing thing that has happened to Antony and Roseline. It was a great joy for both of them to hold Lorenzo for the first time.
For Antony his priority is set. Besides his eternal love for football, he spends quality time with his family. The Brazilian winger is the type who puts his family above everything else. Even football is his second love after the arrival of Lorenzo.
Antony style of play and playing position
This Brazilian sensation is a left-footed right winger who generally plays as an inverted winger. He has very good ball-carrying and dribbling ability.
He is a world-class winger who can link up play between the forwards and midfielder and has ball retention ability. Added to that, this superstar is very good inside the box and air.
|Current team||Manchester United|
Antony Instagram and Twitter
Brazillian footballer Antony is quite active on social media.
Instagram: 4.3M followers
Twitter: 525k followers
FIFA 22 rating
Brazilian international footballer Antony has an overall rating of 79 in FIFA 22 games. Manchester forward is one of the fastest players in the game.
He plays in his preferred right-winger position in FIFA 22. Being a forward, he has the highest agility and acceleration out of other attributes. He has the highest 93 rating for acceleration and the lowest 21 rating for a slide tackle. His individual FIFA 22 rating for different attributes are:
Antony started his football career at ten in 2010 with the Sao Paulo youth academy. In 2018, his side won the J League Challenge tournament in Japan and was voted the best player of the tournament.
On 26 September 2018, he, along with his teammates Helinho and Igor Gomes, was promoted to the Sao Paulo senior team. This Brazilian prodigy signed 5 years contract with the club until September 2023.
On 15 November, he made his first-team debut coming as a substitute for Helinho in a 1-1 draw against Gremio.
On 23 February 2020, Ajax signed Antony on a five-year deal triggering his $20M market price. He made his debut for the club on 13 September 2020 scoring the winning away goal against Sparta Rotterdam. Tony stayed in Amsterdam for 2 more years, winning two Eredivisie League titles and KNVB Cup.
On 30 August 2022, Manchester United signed him for $95M on a five-year deal till 2027. The new Manchester winger scored in his debut match against Arsenal.
Antony dos Santo’s international career begins with Brazil’s under-23 squad on 17 June 2021. He was chosen for the 2020 Summer Olympics. In that tournament, he played all six games.
He scored 6 goals in 22 games for the under-23 team.
This Manchester superstar made his Senior national team debut on 7 October 2021 in a world cup qualifier against Venezuela. He scored a match-sealing goal for Brazil, which they won with a 3-0 score line.
Awards and Trophies
Antony has proven to be a great baller at the top level. His qualities and skills make him a great winger whom most defenders fear. He has many trophies and awards in his football career.
Eredivisie: 2020-2021, 2021-2022
KNVB Cup: 2020-2021
Summer Olympics: 2020
Eredivisie Player of the month: December 2020
Eredivisie Talent of the month: December 2021