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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is Teixeira and the second is da Silva.
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Diogo Jota

Diogo Jota playing for Liverpool in 2020
Personal information
Full name Diogo José Teixeira da Silva
Date of birth 4 December 1996 (1996-12-04) (age 24)
Place of birth Porto, Portugal
Height 1.78 m
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current club Liverpool
Number 20
Youth career
2005–2013 Gondomar
2013–2015 Paços de Ferreira
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2016 Paços de Ferreira 41 (14)
2016–2018 Atlético Madrid 0 (0)
2016–2017 Porto (loan) 27 (8)
2017–2018 Wolverhampton Wanderers (loan) 44 (17)
2018–2020 Wolverhampton Wanderers 67 (16)
2020– Liverpool 9 (5)
National team
2014–2015 Portugal U19 9 (5)
2015–2018 Portugal U21 20 (8)
2016 Portugal U23 1 (1)
2019– Portugal 10 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:11, 6 December 2020 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:56, 17 November 2020 (UTC)

Diogo José Teixeira da Silva (born 4 December 1996), commonly known as Diogo Jota, is a Portuguese footballer. He plays as a winger for Premier League team Liverpool.

Career statistics

Club

As of match played 9 December 2020
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Paços de Ferreira 2014–15 Primeira Liga 10 2 1 1 0 0 11 3
2015–16 Primeira Liga 31 12 1 0 2 0 34 12
Total 41 14 2 1 2 0 0 0 45 15
Atlético Madrid 2016–17 La Liga 0 0 0 0
Porto (loan) 2016–17 Primeira Liga 27 8 1 0 1 0 8 1 37 9
Wolverhampton Wanderers (loan) 2017–18 Championship 44 17 1 1 1 0 46 18
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2018–19 Premier League 33 9 3 1 1 0 37 10
2019–20 Premier League 34 7 0 0 0 0 14 9 48 16
Total 111 33 4 2 2 0 14 9 131 44
Liverpool 2020–21 Premier League 9 5 0 0 2 0 6 4 17 9
Career total 188 60 7 3 7 0 28 14 230 77

International

As of match played 17 November 2020
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Portugal 2019 2 0
2020 8 3
Total 10 3

International goals

As of 14 October 2020. Scores and results list Portugal's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Jota goal.
List of international goals scored by Diogo Jota
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 5 September 2020 Estádio do Dragão, Porto, Portugal  Croatia 2–0 4–1 2020–21 UEFA Nations League A
2 14 October 2020 Estádio José Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal  Sweden 2–0 3–0
3 3–0

Honours

Club

Wolverhampton Wanderers

International

Portugal

Individual

  • Liverpool Player of the Month: October 2020, November 2020
  • PFA Fan’s Player of the Month: November 2020

Notes

International appearances

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