Well renowned with the nickname “The Tank,” Brazilian midfielder Casemiro is one of the firms and energetic players in football. He currently plays for English football club Manchester United after his transfer from the Spanish football club Real Madrid in 2022.
The Spanish league title winner has played in major tournaments with Real Madrid CF in his professional career. He has learned from top-class midfield geniuses like Xabi Alonso and Sami Khedira, who were his teammates in the past.
Regarding Casemiro’s overall playing position, he can play very well as the central midfielder but mainly as the main defensive midfielder.
Similarly, he has also played in the Brazilian team jersey for a long time after making his international football debut in 2011. He has won many significant trophies, like the FIFA Club World Cup trophy, the La Liga title, and the Spanish Super Cup title playing Real Madrid CF for the Spanish football giants.
Furthermore, he is the best central defensive midfielder in football due to his strength, stamina, and interception skills in a match. This biography on Brazilian football star Casemiro covers some of the critical moments from his early life.
|Full name||Carlos Henrique Casemiro|
|Nickname||Also nicknamed “The Tank” by his fans|
|Date of birth||23-02-1992|
|Birthplace||Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil|
|Father’s name||Servando Casemiro|
|Mother’s name||Magda de Faria Casemiro|
|Siblings||One brother and a sister only|
|Brother’s/Sister’s name||The brother, whose name is Lucas Casemiro, and a sister, whose name is Bianca Casemiro|
|Height||6.1 feet (1.85 m)|
|Weight||84 Kg (185 pounds)|
|Body measurement||Chest size: 39 inches Waist size: 34 inches Biceps: 14 inches|
|Body type||Athletic body|
|Eye color||Light brown color|
|Hair Color||Black color|
|Shoe size||12 (US)|
|Wife||Anna Mariana Casemiro|
|Children||One son and a daughter only|
|Children name||Son name Ciao daughter Sara Casemiro|
|Net worth||62.4 Million Euro (55.2 Million Pound)|
|Salary||€18 million ($18.1 million)|
|Playing position||Central midfielder and central defensive midfielder|
|Social media presence||Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter|
|Source of Income||Football club salary and additional bonuses, endorsement, sponsorship, and merchandise|
|Last Updated||September 2022|
Carlos Henrique Casemiro was born to their father Servando Casemiro and mother whose name is Magda de Faria Casemiro. Both his father as well as his mother are initially from Brazil.
Casemiro was born in a middle-class family in a place in Brazil called Sao Jose dos Campos. The Brazilian international footballer did not have easy childhood while growing up.
His parents were not rich enough to provide his children with toys and entertainment. He also has a brother and a sister as his siblings apart from him and his parents in his family. His brother’s name is Lucas Casemiro, and his sister’s name is Bianca Casemiro.
Casemiro grew up playing football with his brother and friends in Brazil’s suburbs. As per his parents, he didn’t ask for anything except for football and boots while he was a kid.
He used to amaze the audience with his overall football skills while playing in the local tournaments in his home country.
Casemiro played most of the matches in his youth career by impressing the coach of his youth team Sao Paolo. The Brazilian defensive midfielder uses Casemiro as his name in his club and his national team kit.
Casemiro Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurement
The Copa America trophy winner Brazilian defensive midfielder was born on 23-02-1992, making him 29 years old. He is one of the two children (One brother and a sister) who returned to his parents.
Similarly, he follows the Christian religion, and his Zodiac (horoscope) sign is Pisces. The FIFA Club World Cup winner Real Madrid midfielder is very versatile and can play in every midfield position on the pitch. He is a right-footed player even though his left foot has good passing and shooting skills.
Casemiro has an athletic body, and he stands 6.1 feet tall. This is the ideal height for midfielders who have to win many deals. Similarly, he weighs around 185 pounds (84 kilograms) at normal.
Carlos Henrique Casemiro uses a shoe size of 12 (US). He has light brown color eyes and black color hair. Casemiro has a chest span of 39 inches and a waist of 34 inches, while his athletic biceps measure 15 inches.
The Brazilian midfielder is very professional and takes care of his body and training, which has helped him stay fit for matches.
Casemiro Salary and Net Worth
According to various sources, Casemiro net worth is 62.4 Million Euros (55.2 Million Pound).
He has played his prime career with Real Madrid CF. So a major part of his net worth constitutes football club salary, performance bonuses, endorsement, and sponsorship deals.
Casemiro has made over 60 appearances for the Brazilian national football team after marking his international football debut in 2011. Thus, Casemiro has also earned a significant salary playing for his national team.
The Spanish football giants signed him while he was playing with Sao Paolo football club in his home country.
Manchester United acquired Casemiro from Real Madrid on August 22, 2022.
Casemiro reportedly cost Manchester United £60 million or $71 million plus up to £10 million in add-ons. Casemiro will be earning a weekly salary of £300,000.
He received a contract with a similar extension option until June 2026. The Red Devils will pay Casemiro €18 million ($18.1 million) a year in salary.
Who is Casemiro wife?
The FIFA under-20 World Cup winner Casemiro is married to his childhood sweetheart, whom he had known for a long time. Her name is Anna Mariana Casemiro, and she is 33 years old. Anna earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Anna is also a Brazilian international and a make-up artist by profession. This lovely couple started to date in 2011. At that time, Casemiro was still playing for Sao Paolo.
The couple married in 2014 when he had already signed for Real Madrid.
Casemiro and Anna is a lovely parents as well. They have maintained their professional and personal life perfectly well.
They have a son named Ciao. Similarly, their daughter is Sara Casemiro. His wife Anna is also a friend of another Brazilian footballer’s wife.
Casemiro style of play and playing position
The Manchester United defensive midfielder is one of the strongest midfielders with excellent defensive qualities in football. He has a brilliant interception, passing and ball-heading ability, making him one of the best midfielders in his position.
His fans nicknamed the under-20 FIFA World Cup trophy “The Tank” for his stamina and great determination to take out the ball from the opposition’s possession.
The Brazilian defensive midfielder has also played as the left/right midfielder for his team sometimes. He has won several major trophies like the UEFA champions’ League, UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup in his career playing for Real Madrid CF.
He has played mostly as a central defensive midfielder and central midfielder in his professional football career.
Casemiro is also quite active on social media platforms. You can follow him on the following accounts:
Facebook: 15 million followers
Instagram: 13.6 million followers
FIFA 22 rating
The Copa America trophy winner Brazilian footballer Casemiro has an overall rating of 89 in FIFA 22. He is given his favorite central defensive midfielder position in FIFA 22.
Being a midfielder, he has the highest defense and physical out of other attributes. He has the highest 90 rating for physical and the lowest 65 rating for pace. His individual FIFA 22 rating for different attributes are:
- Pace: 65
- Shooting: 73
- Passing: 76
- Dribbling: 73
- Defense: 86
- Physical: 90
- He had an interest in playing football from a very youn age. HE grew grew up playing with his friends and family.
- He was soon asked to sign for the “B” team of the football academy of the Brazilian football club Sao Paolo.
- The Brazilian midfielder spent around eight years with the Brazilian football club youth team developing his football skills.
Professional career (Playing from 2010-present)
- He was initially signed for the youth team of Real Madrid, so he played a few years in their reserve team.
- To give him more experience and playing time, he was sent on loan to Sal Paolo FC.
- He has played 209 matches for the Spanish football club Real Madrid and has scored 23 goals until now.
- The Brazilian midfielder has played 60 matches for his national football team and has scored 5 goals in return.
- Real Madrid and Manchester United agreed to the transfer of Casemiro on August 22, 2022. He agreed to a four-year contract with the English team with a one-year extension option. The deal was worth £60 million, plus £10 million in add-ons. On August 27, 2022, he made his debut as a substitute in a victory against Southampton in the Premier League.
Trophies and titles:
- Three times Spanish Super Cup winner with Real Madrid CF
- Three times FIFA Club World Cup winner with Real Madrid CF
- Two times Spanish league winner with Real Madrid CF
- Four times UEFA champions’ league title winner with Real Madrid CF
- Two times UEFA Super league title winner with Real Madrid CF
- Copa Del Rey winner with Real Madrid CF
- Copa America winner with the Brazilian national football team