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Trincão is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers on loan from Barcelona, and the Portugal national team.
He started his career with Braga B, making his debut with the first team in 2018 and winning the 2019–20 Taça da Liga in his second season with the club. In January 2020, he signed with Barcelona for a reported €31 million fee, with the deal made effective in July.
Trincão is a former Portugal youth international, representing his country at various youth levels and being part of the under-19 team that won the 2018 European Championship where he was crowned top scorer. He made his senior international debut in 2020.
Francisco António Machado Mota de Castro Trincão was born on December 29, 1999(age 21 years) in Viana do Castelo, Trincão began his youth career with hometown club Vianense. He also had a spell at Porto and two at Braga, where he finished his development.
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Trincão made his senior debut on 2 April 2016 for Braga’s reserves in Segunda Liga, as an 81st-minute substitute for Carlos Fortes in a 2–1 away loss against Freamunde. He scored his first senior goal on 7 May 2017 but in a 2–3 home defeat to Porto’s reserves. He scored five times in 2017–18, including twice on 1 October in a 5–4 home win over C.D. Nacional for a first victory of the season, and signed a new five-year contract at the end.
On 28 December 2018, Trincão played his first competitive match with the first team in a 4–0 victory at Vitória de Setúbal in the group stage of the Taça da Liga where he replaced Fransérgio in the 62nd minute. Five days later, manager Abel Ferreira gave him a Primeira Liga debut when he came on for Diego Sousa for the last four minutes of a home defeat of Marítimo.
Trincão scored his first goal for Braga on 12 December 2019 in the last group phase game of the UEFA Europa League, also assisting in the 4–2 win at Slovan Bratislava as his team advanced in the first place.
The following 4 January, given a first league start by new manager Rúben Amorim, he scored his first domestic league goal in a 7–1 away demolition of Belenenses SAD. Three weeks later, he was a 50th-minute replacement for Galeno as the Arsenalistas won the league cup final against Porto at the Estadio Municipal de Braga.
On 31 January 2020, Barcelona announced the transfer of Trincão, initially effective on 1 July. He signed a five-year contract for a €31 million fee, with a buyout clause of €500 million. He made his La Liga debut on 27 September, playing 12 minutes of the 4–0 home victory over Villarreal.
He was handed his first start on 20 October in the 5–1 home rout of Ferencváros in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, replacing Antoine Griezmann as the starting right-winger and putting up a good performance.
Trincão scored his first goal on 7 February 2021, closing the 3–2 away win against Real Betis in the domestic league. He added a brace the following weekend after assists by Ilaix Moriba and Lionel Messi, helping the hosts defeat Alavés 5–1.
On 4 July 2021, Wolverhampton Wanderers announced the signing of Trincão on a season-long loan, subject to medical and work permit and with an option to make the move permanent in the future; he reunited with Pedro Neto, with whom he had played as a child with Vianense and Braga. He made his Premier League debut on 14 August, starting in a 1–0 loss away to Leicester City. His first goal came ten days later, as a second-half substitute in a 4–0 victory at Nottingham Forest in the second round of the EFL Cup.
In July 2018, Trincão was a member of the Portugal team which won the UEFA European Under-19 Championship beating Italy 4–3 after extra time; he scored once in the match in Seinäjoki, Finland. Along with teammate Jota, he finished joint top scorer in the tournament with five goals, his others being braces against Norway in the first group fixture and Ukraine in a 5–0 semi-final rout.
At the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland, he played all three games and scored the only goal of the opening win against South Korea, though his side did not advance from the group.
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Trincão won his first cap at the under-21 level on 5 September 2019, scoring once and being involved in two other goals in the 4–0 win over Gibraltar for the 2021 European Championship qualifiers. He helped the Portuguese to a runners-up finish at the finals in Hungary and Slovenia, scoring a penalty in a 2–0 group defeat of England.
In August 2020, Trincão had his first senior call-up for UEFA Nations League matches against Croatia and Sweden the following month. He made his debut on 5 September, replacing Bernardo Silva in the 78th minute of a 4–1 home victory over the former.
Trincão net worth
How much is Trincão worth? Trincão net worth is estimated at around $800,000 as of 2021. His salary is $25,000. His main source of income is his football career. However, Trincão is spending a season loan at Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers