Sports Nicknames - Menino de Ouro (The Golden Boy), Hurricane Felix

Joao Felix Sequeira is the Portuguese football prodigy, one of the most talented players of his generation.

Joao Felix is one of the best football players of today.  Illustration.  Profile drawing.  Avatar art.  The Golden Boy.  Hurricane Felix.

Joao Felix started his career at the youth ranks of Porto and at the age of 14 he moved to Benfica. He broke into the first team in 2018 and during his only season there he helped the club win the domestic title. He was superb during that year at Benfica and everyone knew that he would not be staying for long. All the elite European clubs were knocking on the door.

Joao Felix is a special player. A lethal goalscorer, highly skilful and technical. He moves with confidence and elegance. His passing is precise and he understands the game to the highest level. After taking Lisbon by storm, his next destination was Madrid where in 2019 he signed for Atletico for a club-record fee.

Due to his speed and acrobatics on the pitch the Spanish and Portuguese media nicknamed the youngster 'Hurricane Felix'. Even earlier in his career 'Menino de Ouro' was the name he went by, which translates to The Golden Boy.

Joao Felix debuted for the Portugal senior team in 2019 and the nation is counting on him to lead them forward in the years to come.


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