Get to know Felipe Anderson’s stats and personal life details

Get to know Felipe Anderson’s stats and personal life details

Ciku Njuguna
May 19, 2024 at 10:31 PM
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Felipe Anderson is an attacking midfielder who plays for the Brazilian national football team and SS Lazio in the Italian Serie A. The versatile soccer star plays as a right winger, midfielder, and forward. Dig in here and discover details of Felipe Anderson's stats, club and international club performance, and biography.

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SS Lazio's Felipe Anderson (l) in action against SSC Napoli. On the right, he poses with the symbol of SS Lazio's Olimpia eagles. Photo by Ivan Romano, Marco Rosi - SS Lazio.
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Which Brazilian player played for West Ham? Throughout his career, Anderson has played in top-tier leagues, including the English Premier League, Liga Portugal, and Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. This article covers every detail of the midfielder’s professional journey, including his achievements from Astral FC to Lazio.

Felipe Anderson’s profile summary

Full name

Felipe Anderson Pereira Gomes,

Nickname

The Sniper

Date of birth

April 15, 1993

Age

31 years as of May 2024

Place of birth

Santa Maria, Federal District, Brazil

Nationality

Brazilian

Weight

69 kilograms (152.1 lbs)

Height

184 centimetres (5'7")

Parents

Elza Pereira and Sebastião Tomé Gomes

Siblings

5

Relationship status

Married

Spouse

Lohanne Nascimento Gomes

Children

1

Education

Escola Classe 206 de Santa Maria

Coritiba Foot Ball Club Academy

Profession

Professional football player

Position(s)

Centre-forward, right, left winger

Number

7

Team

SS Lazio, Brazilian national football team

Active years

2006 - present

Networth

$33,751,727

Social media pages

Instagram, Facebook, X(Twitter)

Felipe Anderson’s stats

At the time of writing, he was ranked 163rd on official UEFA player ratings, with an 80% passing accuracy in his last three matches and 126 points scored. While his performance has improved since 2022/2023, a steady decline can be seen since March 5, 2024, when he ranked 91.

Biography facts about Felipe Anderson
Felipe Anderson poses at the Rome Cavalieri on January 09, 2023, in Rome, Italy. Photo by Marco Rosi - SS Lazio.
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According to Transfermarkt and UEFA, the Brazilian soccer star has appeared in 49 matches, scoring five goals and providing seven assists as of May 2024. Here is a breakdown of his Champions League stats.

Champions League matches played

8

Average minutes played per match

68.25

Goals

0

Assists

1

Passing accuracy (%)

81.88%

Average top speed per match ((km/h)

31.73

Average distance covered per match (km)

7.63

Felipe Anderson's stats by team

For nearly two decades, the versatile midfielder has represented four first-league clubs and Brazilian national football teams. Here is a summary of Anderson's stats by team as of May 2024.

Team

Appearances

Goals

Assists

SS Lazio

324

58

63

Santos FC

83

7

13

West Ham United

73

12

13

FC Porto

10

-

1

We also break down his national team stats.

Felipe Anderson in action
SS Lazio's Felipe Anderson in action during a Coppa Italia match against Juventus FC at Stadio Olimpico on April 23, 2024, in Rome, Italy. Photo by Ivan Romano.
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Team

Number

Appearances

Goals

Assists

Brazilian national football team

17

2

-

-

Brazilian Olympic team

17

4

-

1

Brazilian national under-23 football team

10

7

2

1

Brazilian national under-20 football team

10

5

-

-

Felipe Anderson's stats by competition

The number 7 midfielder has played in three top-tier football leagues, with most of his career spent in Serie A and Serie B. How did he fare at home and abroad? Have a look at this overview of stats by national league competitions.

League

Period

Team

Appearances

Goals

Assists

Italian Serie A

2013/14 - 2017/18, 2021/22 - 2023/24

SS Lazio

249

45

50

Liga Portugal

2020/21

FC Porto

5

-

-

Premier League

2018/19 - 2020/21

West Ham United

63

10

8

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

2009/10 - 2012/13

Santos FC

61

7

12

Felipe Anderson in action
SS Lazio's Felipe Anderson (l) and Hellas Verona's Michael Folorunsho (r) compete for the ball during the Serie A TIM match at Stadio Olimpico on April 27, 2024. Photo by Giuseppe Maffia/NurPhoto.
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Career

Felipe Anderson has been outspoken about his childhood and the humble background that shaped his career. Despite facing financial challenges, the midfielder's obvious talent made moving up the football ladder easier. Speaking to the BBC, he said,

"That was not something I saw as an obstacle. If it meant that I would have had to borrow boots from friends, then so be it. I took strength from that. It has helped me to keep my feet on the ground, remain humble, and also have a drive to help others because I know there are so many people in difficult situations.”

Which clubs have Felipe Anderson played for?

The striker has played for four clubs in his professional career. He began his journey at Santos before moving to Lazio, West Ham, and Porto.

Felipe Anderson in action
SS Lazio's Felipe Anderson (front) in action during the Coppa Italia Semi-final match against Juventus FC at Stadio Olimpico on April 23, 2024. Photo by Danilo Di Giovanni.
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Biography

The Brazilian football player was born in a household of five children. West Ham's website says seven. His parents, Elza Pereira and Sebastião Tomé Gomes, struggled to make a living. In an interview with the BBC, Anderson recounted his childhood, saying,

“It was a difficult childhood but a happy one. There were times when we did not have enough food on the table. At the end of the month, I could see my parents were sad because they were could not give us the best. They had lots of debt.”
Felipe Anderson in action
SS Lazio's Felipe Anderson (centre) in action during the UEFA Champions League match against FC Bayern München at Allianz Arena on March 05, 2024, in Munich, Germany. Photo by Marco Rosi - SS Lazio.
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What is Felipe Anderson's age?

At the time of this writing, the soccer player who played for West Ham and Porto is 31 years old. He was born on April 15, 1993, and his zodiac sign is Aries.

What is Felipe Anderson's nationality?

According to his West Ham profile, Anderson is a Brazilian national born and raised in Brasilia. However, several sources suggest that he was born in Santa Maria, Brazil.

Is Felipe Anderson married?

The Brazilian midfielder is married to Lohanne Nascimento Gomes. On November 13, 2023, Felipe Anderson's family grew after the couple welcomed their firstborn daughter, Helena, at the Mater Dei General Hospital in Rome.

Felipe Anderson and his wife
Felipe Anderson and his wife pose at the Rome Cavalieri on January 09, 2023, in Rome, Italy. Photo by Marco Rosi - SS Lazio.
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Quick trivia

From borrowing cleats to playing football on the global stage, Felipe's life story has inspired many. Here are more interesting facts about the midfielder.

1. How much is Felipe Anderson's net worth?

As of May 19, SalarySport reports that the midfielder's net worth is $33,767,697. His humble background has inspired him to pursue various philanthropic endeavours.

2. How much is Felipe Anderson's salary?

According to SalarySport, Anderson earns $62,269 per week ($3,237,998) from SS Lazio and $68,916 annually, an amount that other sources report to be $68,916. This salary is an increase from his first tenure at the club. Between 2017 and 2019, he received $2,048,529 to $2,643,264 annually at Lazio.

3. Is Felipe Anderson transferring to Palmeiras?

Rumours continue to circulate about the player's future at SS Lazio, with some reporting that he will join Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras. However, the player has not revealed his plans.

Final

Like many top-tier football players, Felipe Anderson's career has endured challenges. His stats paint a clear picture of his talent and performance.

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Ciku Njuguna is a journalist with 3 year’s experience in content creation based in Kenya. She currently covers sports personnel as well as team biographies.