Joao Felix Sequeira is a Portuguese professional footballer who play as an attacking midfielder for Benfica.
Felix is considered by Benfica as one of the most comprising players from their youth ranks. He has been compared with former Benfica player Rui Costa.
Although, he is an attacking midfielder, he has been used as coaches either as a striker or as a winger. He is named the ‘new Cristiano Ronaldo’ because of his style of play.
- Full Name: Joao Felix Sequeira
- Date of Birth: November 10, 1999
- Place of Birth: Viseu, Portugal
- Height: 5 ft 11 inc
- Position: Attacking midfielder
Joao Felix was born on November 10, 1999 in Viseu, Portugal.
Felix started his football career at Os Pestinhas before joining the youth ranks of FC Porto where he spent 7 years.
He made his professional debut for Benfica’s reserve team in LigaPro in September 2016 at the age of 16, where he came on as a substitute for Aurelio Buta in a match which ended goalless draw at Freamunde.
Felix was promoted to Benfica’s first team and made his debut in a 2-0 win at Boavista on August 18.