Patrício Early Life:
Rui Pedro dos Santos Patrício come on the earth on 15 February 1988. He is a Portuguese professional footballer. He plays as a goalkeeper for two teams basically which are named as:
1) Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers
2) Portugal national team.
He spent most of his career with Sporting CP, before moving to England. At the age of 18 he made his 1st team debut and going on to appear top in 467 official games. He bagged 5 trophies during his 12 years with the club. Also, he received two Portuguese Cups.
Patrício earned his 1st cap for Portugal in 2010, after Paulo Bento’s appointment as head coach. He represented the nation in 2 World Cups and 3 European Championships. He winning the 2016 edition of the latter tournament as well as the 2019 Nations League.
PATRICIO INTERNATIONAL CAREER:
Patrício was included in Bento’s 23-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup as first-choice.
- Taça de Portugal in the Year 2006–07, 2007–08, 2014–15
- Taça da Liga in the Year 2017–18
- Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira in the Year 2007, 2008, 2015
- UEFA European Championship in the Year 2016
- UEFA Nations League in the Year 2018–19
- FIFA Confederations Cup in the Year Third place 2017
- SJPF Player of the Month in April 2011
- SJPF Young Player of the Month in the Year January 2008, April 2009, November 2010, March 2011, April 2011
- LPFP Primeira Liga Goalkeeper of the Year in 2011–12 & 2015–16
- Sporting CP Footballer of the Year in 2011 & 2012
- UEFA European Championship Team of the Tournament in the Year 2016
- SJPF Primeira Liga Team of the Year in 2017
- UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season in the Year 2017–18