Lucas Paqueta is a Brazilian professional footballer who functions as a central midfielder for West Ham United and the Brazilian national side. He is enjoying his time at the London Stadium and has been responsible for putting in a run of impressive displays for David Moyes’ side at the centre of the park.
The Paqueta-born talent has banged in two goals and grabbed three assists in 20 matches for West Ham this season across all fronts. Paqueta has anchored the midfield well by averaging 1.8 tackles, 0.7 interceptions, 1.3 clearances, 2.1 shots and 0.9 key passes per 90 minutes in the Premier League. He has even been tidy when distributing the ball from midfield after making 81% of his attempted passes in league football (stats via whoscored).
Lucas Paqueta: Early Life
Paqueta was born in Paqueta, Brazil and came through the youth ranks of Flamengo before going on to play for AC Milan in 2019. He grew as a footballer and sealed a move to Olympique Lyonnais a year later.
His performances at the Groupama Stadium caught the attention of West Ham. The Hammers opted to sign Paqueta last summer and he has repaid their faith by making himself a regular starter at the East London club.
The 25-year-old has won the Copa America with Brazil which remains the highlight of his playing career so far.
Salary And Endorsements
Paqueta’s net worth at the moment is believed to be $10m. He is earning £130,000 per week for his services as a central midfielder at West Ham.
His current market value is estimated to be €45.00m, according to transfermarkt. At 25, he will only get better in the coming seasons which means that his market value will grow even more in the future.
Paqueta has previously penned a major endorsement deal with Nike. He owns a Mercedes G Wagon and is currently living in London, England.
Lucas Paqueta Net Worth In 2023
Paqueta’s net worth in 2023 is understood to be around $10m. He is making £130,000 per week for playing at West Ham United.
The Brazil international is a proud owner of a Mercedes G Wagon car and is living in London when he is playing for West Ham.
|£130,000 per week
|Source of Income
|Soccer Player (Midfielder)
|Mercedes G Wagon