Well renowned with the nickname “The Prophet,” former Lazio midfielder Hernanes is a veteran central midfielder in football. Currently, the Brazilian central midfielder is without a club when writing this article. He last played for Sport Recife football club after his transfer from the Brazilian football club Sao Paolo in 2021. In his professional football career, the Italian league title-winner midfielder has played in many major tournaments with different clubs like Lazio, Inter Milan, and Juventus. He can play excellently as a central midfielder when talking about his overall playing position.
But he is also very well suited at the central midfield and central attacking midfield position. Hernanes has played with his national football team for a long time after making his international football debut back in 2008. Footballer Hernanes has won many major trophies like the Italian league title and the Italian Cup playing for different football clubs. Hernanes is widely regarded as one of the overall midfielders in this sports due to the combination of his attacking and defending attributes in the match. This biography on Brazilian midfielder, Hernanes covers some of the important moments from his early life.
Hernanes: Quick facts
|Full name||Anderson Hernanes de Carvalho Lima|
|Nickname||Also nicknamed “The Prophet” by his fans|
|Date of birth||29th May, 1985|
|Father’s name||Joao Cosme de Lima|
|Mother’s name||Maria de Carvalho|
|Brother’s/Sister’s name||Alyson Lima and Aerson Lima|
|Height||5.11 feet (1.80 m)|
|Weight||75 Kg (165 pounds)|
|Body measurement||Chest size: N/A Waist size: N/A Biceps: N/A|
|Body type||Athletic body|
|Eye color||Dark brown color|
|Hair color||Black color|
|Shoe size||Not available|
|Wife/girlfriend/ex-wife||Wife whose name is Erica Viana Lima|
|Children||Two sons and two daughters|
|Children name||Sons whose names are Massimo Lima and Ezequiel Lima Daughters whose names are Angelica Lima and Lucia Lima|
|Net worth||Around 2 million dollars|
|Salary||Approx. 9 million dollars|
|Playing position||A central defensive midfielder and central midfielder|
|Social media presence||Facebook, Instagram and Twitter|
|Source of Income||Salary, additional bonuses, endorsement, and merchandise|
|Last Updated||February 2022|
Former Inter Milan midfielder Hernanes was born to their father Joao Cosme de Lima and mother, Maria de Carvalho. Both his father and mother are the natives of Brazil. He was born in a middle-class family in Brazil called Recife. Hernanes also has two siblings in his family, Alyson Lima, and Aerson Lima. We do not have any information about their profession and age. We will update the information soon. Hernanes had full stamina to run on the pitch and intercept the opponent’s long passes during his amateur football playing days.
He played with the Santa Cruz football club for two seasons in his initial playing days. He was brilliant with passing and defending the ball while he was in the football academy. This attracted interest from many Brazilian and European football clubs while he was still young. But, he preferred to spend his youth Career with the Brazilian football club Sao Poalo. He played with number 8 on his jersey during his early playing days at the Lazio, who currently wears same number 8 on his jersey at Sports Recife football club. The Brazilian midfielder uses Hernanes as his name in his club and his national team kit.
Hernanes Age, Height, Tattoo, and Body Measurement
Italian league title winner Brazilian midfielder was born on 29th May 1985, making him 36 years old. (As per 2021) He follows Christian as the religion and his Zodiac (horoscope) sign is Gemini. Hernanes is also nicknamed “The Prophet” by his fans worldwide. The Brazilian usually keeps short hair and has fair skin color. The Brazilian midfielder is right-footed even though he passes and shoots well with his weaker left foot.
Hernanes has an athletic body and he stands 5.11 feet tall. This footballer has evenly matched weight for a professional footballer, as he weighs around 165 pounds (75 kilograms) at normal. He has dark brown color eyes and black colour hair. Hernanes is very professional and takes very care of his body and physical training even though he has passed his thirties now. Currently, we do not have any information about his body measurement. We will try to update the information.
Hernanes Net Worth
The FIFA Confederation Cup winner Brazilian midfielder is worth around 9 million dollars. In his professional football career, Hernanes has played for different football clubs, Lazio, Inter Milan, and Juventus. Thus, a major part of his earnings constitutes football club salary and additional bonuses, endorsement, and sponsorship deals.
Footballer Hernanes has made 27 appearances for his national football team after his debut in 2017. Hernanes was making around 1 million dollars in salary while playing in the Chinese Superleague. This footballer has also earned a significant salary playing for his national team. We do not have any information about his car collection, real estate, and other properties. We will try to update the information soon.
Who is Hernanes Wife?
The Brazilian midfielder is quite taller and has a balanced weight for a professional athlete. He is one of the three children (One brother and a sister) born to his parents. He is a married man and his wife’s name is Erica Viana Lima. But we do not have any information about her age and her profession. We will update the information soon. The couple fell in love with each other while Rodrigo was still playing for Juventus football club.
The lovely couple is also parents to four children. They have two sons together, Massimo Lima and Ezequiel Lima, and two daughters, Angelica Lima and Lucia Lima. Hernanes takes very care of his body, training, and diet, making him one of the remarkable professionals in this sport.
Style of Play and Playing Position
Hernanes is one of the versatile midfielders capable of playing at different positions. He can play even as right and left midfielder at the time of need. His visionary passes, dribbling qualities, and ball intercepting ability make him one of the overall midfielders in football. Although he is a midfielder, he has excellent dribbling skills. At Juventus, he was usually deployed at the midfield rather than as the winger.
The Brazilian midfielder has won several major trophies like the Italian Cup and Italian league title Serie A in his career playing many big football clubs. In his professional football career, he has played mostly as a central midfielder and sometimes as a central defensive midfielder. He is well renowned for his long passing and excellent interceptions while defending the counterattacks.
Hernanes is also quite active on social media like Instagram and Twitter. He posts pictures of his vacations in different places, family, and his teammates, earning him huge fan followings worldwide. He uploads pictures with his children and teammates on his social media.
Facebook: 1.2 million followers
Instagram: 138k followers
Twitter: 1.1 million followers
Hernanes FIFA 22 Rating
Hernanes has an overall rating of 78 in FIFA 22 game. He is given his favorite central midfielder position in FIFA 22. Being a midfielder, he has the highest passing and dribbling out of other attributes. He has the highest 82 for passing and the lowest 61 for pace. His individual FIFA 22 rating for different attributes are:
- Pace: 61
- Shooting: 68
- Passing: 82
- Dribbling: 75
- Defense: 66
- Physical: 68
- Impressed by his brilliance with passing and defending, Hernanes was given a chance to play for the youth team of Santa Cruz football club. He played there for two years only.
- His brilliant form attracted interest from many Brazilian and European football clubs while he was still young. But, he preferred to spend his youth Career with the Brazilian football club Sao Paulo.
Professional Career and Stats (Playing from 2004-present)
- Hernanes has played 117 matches and scored 18 goals for Sao Paolo football club.
- He played four seasons with Lazio, where he made 118 appearances and scored 33 goals.
- The Brazilian midfielder also played for Inter Milan, where he scored 7 goals in 42 appearances.
- He played 24 matches for the Italian football giants Juventus and scored two goals.
- Hernanes played one season in China where he scored 4 goals in 19 club appearances.
- The Brazilian midfielder returned to Sao Paolo in 2017, where he played 65 matches and scored 14 goals.
- The Brazilian midfielder has played 27 games with his national football team and has scored 2 goals in the meantime.
Trophies and Titles:
- Brazilian league title winner with Sao Paolo
- Italian league title winner with Juventus
- Coppa Italia winner with Lazio
- Coppa Italia winner with Juventus
- FIFA Confederation Cup winner with his national football team