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|Birth date:||March 17, 1983|
|Birth place:||Porto, Portugal|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)|
|Weight:||172 lbs (78 kg)|
|Spouse:||Ivone Viana (m. 2008)|
|Parents:||Raul Meireles, Sr.|
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Portuguese professional football player Raul Meireles who plays the position of a midfielder comes with an estimated net worth o $15 million. Produced Raul Jose Trindade Meireles on March 17, 1983 in Porto, Portugal, his father Raul Meireles Sr. who was a former massage therapist from Boavista FC, encouraged him to play football for the team at age six. He started his career in the team as a trainee. He returned to Boavista after two years where he made his Primeira Liga debut.
Raul Meireles Net Worth $15 Million
Because of his amazing performance, Meireles was brought to the Portuguese powerhouse FC Porto. While in the team, they won three Primeira Liga titles in a row, two Portuguese Cups and three Portuguese Supercups. A year after, in August 2011, he moved to Chelsea and joined his former manager Andre Villas-Boas with whom he had spent a short time. Raul won the 2012 UEFA Champions League and 2011-12 FA Cup in his introduction with the team. These two are his first titles after his arrival in England.
Meireles is an associate of the Portugal national team. His career commenced in the Under 16 side and played at the 2000 UEFA European Under-16 Football Championship in Israel. He was called to the senior team for the first time in November 2006. He represented the country in the UEFA Euro 2008, 2010 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012. Raul Meireles is wed to Ivone whom he met at during his youth at Boavista. During the wedding ceremony, his guests include former teammates Lisandro Lopez, Nuno Espirito Santo, Jose Bosingwa, Lucho Gonzalez, Mariano Gonzalez, Pepe, Pedro Emanuel and Bruno Alves. The christening of their daughter Lara was done at the exact same time.