Who Is Marcelo Paqueta? Father Of Lucas Paqueta

by Manisha Mon Nov 28 2022 Updated On Fri Dec 02 2022
Who Is Marcelo Paqueta? Father Of Lucas Paqueta

Marcelo Paqueta is the proud father Of Brazilian footballer Lucas Paqueta who currently plays for the Premier League club West Ham United and the national team of Brazil. 

He is Brazilian by nationality. His wife's name is Cristiane Tolentino. He has two sons with his wife, Lucas and Matheus Paqueta. They both are footballers.

Marcelo Paqueta with his wife and sons.
Marcelo Paqueta with his wife and sons. Source: Instagram

Son Lucas Married Life

Maria Eduarda Fournier and Lucas met each other for the first time when he was playing for Flamengo professional team

They started dating each other in 2017. He proposed to her in the same year, and after being engaged for months, they tied the knot in 2018. 

The couple shares two kids together, Benicio Paqueta and Filippo Paqueta. 

Family of Lucas Paqueta.
Family of Lucas Paqueta. Source: Instagram


His age is under review. His son Lucas is 25 years old.

Net Worth

His son's Lucas net worth is yet to be calculated. However, his son has a net worth of $ 5 million.

Marcelo Paqueta with his wife, Cristiane Tolentino.
Marcelo Paqueta with his wife, Cristiane Tolentino. Source: Instagram

Lucas Shared His Experience Being In West Ham United

Lucas signed a five-year deal with West Ham United in 2022. 

He said he was happy to wear the club jersey and hoped to have a successful journey with the club, and he was looking for a bright season. 

He said that the club has a great history, and he knew about legendary Geoff Hurst, a former West Ham player, and sought a blessing from him. 

He said the club had a great season last year and wants to repeat that and have a fantastic season ahead. 

He talked about his strength. He can easily play in two different positions. He added it would be great if the club made the most use of that skill. 

He said that he had competed against West Ham while playing for his former club and was well aware of the kind of quality players the club has and how the team plays. 

He said he would give his everything to win all the trophies and titles possible for the club. 

Juninho Pernambucano Has A Great Impact On Lucas's Football Career

Juninho is a former sporting director of the French club Olympique Lyonnais

Lucas used to play for Olympique Lyon before coming to West Ham. Juninho brought him to Lyon and believed in him. 

Besides supporting him professionally, he also helped him throughout like a family. 

He said he changed his life by trusting him completely. 

He said it was hard to see him leave the club but he respects his decision to leave the club as he has reasons to leave it. 

He said he will always root for his success and more wherever he goes, and he is sure that Juninho will also wish the same for him and other Lyon players. 

He said that even though he left the club, he had left a huge mark on the club and the fans and will always be remembered. 

He said no one likes Juninho as he had done great things for the club and the players, which no person could do. 

Lucas Talked About Brazil's Preparation For FIFA World Cup 2022

In an interview months before the World Cup, which is going to be held in Qatar, Lucas said that the manager of Brazil was building a good squad and was in the middle of making some final touches. 

He said playing for his country would be a dream come true. He was hopeful that he would get selected for the national squad. 

He said if he gets the opportunity to play, he will give his best. 

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