Antony Height Weight Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more. Antony Matheus dos Santos (born 24 February 2000), simply known as Antony, is a Brazilian professional football player who plays as a winger for Eredivisie club Ajax and the Brazil national team.
Born in São Paulo, Brazil, on February 24th, 2000, he began his footballing journey with the youth academy of the famous São Paulo Futebol Clube as a ten year old. After progressing through the youth rank he was given his opportunity to impress with the senior squad during the 2018 pre-season J League Challenge held in Japan, and made an impression he did getting voted the best player in the tournament. On November 15th, 2018, Tony made his competitive first-team debut for São Paulo in a 1-1 draw against rivals Grêmio. The 2018 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A campaign saw Tony only make 3 appearances but the following season he would set the flanks on fire, featuring 29 times which yielded 4 goals and 6 assists. His exploits didn’t go unnoticed by European scouts and in February 2020 Dutch Eredivise club AFC Ajax shelled out £18.2 million to secure the services of the Brazilian magician. Tony was eager to impress and in the opening game of the Eredivisie season the boy from Brazil opened his account with a goal that ensured victory for the defending champions as Ajax disposed of Sparta Rotterdam by a solitary goal. On the international scene Tony has represented Brazil U23 on 14 occasions with 6 goals to his name.
Antony is a graduate of São Paulo’s youth system and scored six goals in 52 appearances for the club. He joined Ajax in 2020 and has won two Eredivisie titles and one KNVB Cup.
Antony won a gold medal with the Brazil under-23 team at the 2020 Summer Olympics. He scored on his senior international debut against Venezuela in October 2021.
For Biography starters, he bears the nickname Tony and his full name is Antony Matheus dos Santos. The Brazilian professional footballer was born on the 24th day of February 2000 to his mother, Cremilda Prudencio and father, Mr dos Santos, at the municipality of Osasco, in São Paulo State, Brazil. Antony Matheus dos Santos came to the world as the last born child, out of three children (himself, a brother and a sister) born of the marital union between his parents. Behold, his Dad and Mum.
The Brazilian football starlet spent most of his childhood with his elder siblings and parents. Emerson Santos is the name of Antony’s elder brother while his older sister’s name is being researched at the time of writing his Biography.
Antony Transfer Height Weight Age Girlfriend Body Statistics Biography
|Birthdate||February 24th, 2000|
|Birthplace||São Paolo, Brazil|
|Length||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)|
Born in Osasco, Antony joined the youth setup of São Paulo FC in 2010. In 2018, his side won the J League Challenge tournament in Japan and he was voted as the best player of the tournament.
On 26 September 2018, Antony along with Helinho and Igor Gomes were promoted to the senior team,and he signed a contract until September 2023.On 15 November, he made his first-team debut, coming on as a substitute for Helinho in a 1–1 draw against Grêmio.
On 23 February 2020, Ajax signed Antony on a five-year deal for an initial £13 million, which could rise to £18.2 million.On 13 September 2020, he scored his first goal for Ajax in a 1–0 win over Sparta Rotterdam. In a league game against SBV Vitesse, he bagged his second goal for Ajax. On 3 November 2020, Antony scored his first UEFA Champions League goal in a 2–1 away win over Midtjylland in the 2020–21 season.
On 17 June 2021, Antony was named in the Brazil under-23 squad for the 2020 Summer Olympics. He started in all of Brazil’s six games at the tournament.In the final against Spain, he assisted Malcom’s winning goal in extra-time as Brazil won the title.
He made his debut for the Brazil national football team on 7 October 2021 in a World Cup qualifier against Venezuela. He came on as a substitute in 77th minute and scored a goal in added time to establish the final score of 3–1 for Brazil.
|São Paulo||2018||Série A||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3||0|
|1.||7 October 2021||Estadio Olímpico de la UCV, Caracas, Venezuela||1||Venezuela||3–1||3–1||2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|2.||1 February 2022||Estádio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, Brazil||7||Paraguay||3–0||4–0|