This article will answer every question you have about Fernando Diniz. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Fernando do for a living?
- Who are Fernando’s parents and siblings?
- What are Fernando’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Fernando married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Fernando have any children?
- Where is Fernando now?
- How tall is Fernando?
- How much money does Fernando earn?
- What is Fernando’s net worth?
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Who is Fernando Diniz?
Fernando Diniz Silva better known as Fernando Diniz is a professional Brazilian football manager and former player who played as a midfielder. Currently, he is the manager of Fluminense. Fernando is well-known for his style of play and involving ball possession. Because of this reason, he is notably known to be the manager who consolidated the Tiki-taka style in Brazil which earned him the nickname “Brazilian Guardiola”.
How Old Is Fernando Diniz?
He is 48 years old as of September 2022, having been born on March 27, 1974, in Patos de Minas, Brazil. Fernando shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Lalisa Manoban, Mariah Carey, Amelie Zilber, Halle Bailey, Jesser, and many more.
Fernando Diniz Family
Who are Fernando Diniz’s Parents and Siblings
His secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding his parents and siblings, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Fernando Diniz Education
Information regarding where he received his high school/college education is not mentioned on the internet.
Fernando Diniz Marital Status
On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Fernando Diniz Kids
There is no news on the internet showing whether he has kids or not. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Fernando Diniz Playing Career
He started his career in 1993, with Juventus-SP. In 1996, he moved to Guarani but agreed to a contract with Palmeiras shortly after. The next year, he moved to Palmeiras’ fierce rivals Corinthians, featuring regularly during his two-year spell at the club. Subsequently, he has represented Parana, Fluminense, Flamengo, Juventude, Cruzeiro, and Santos all in the top tier. He went on to sign for Paulista in 2006 and later played for Santo Andre and Gama. At the age of 34, he retired with Gama in 2008.
A Managerial Career
One year after retiring, he was appointed of lowly Votoraty. There, he was crowned champions of both Copa Paulista and Campeonato Paulista Serie A3. In 2010, he moved to the Paulista club where he had already represented as a player and won another Copa Paulista with the side. He went on to be named Botafogo-SP manager on February 5, 2011. However, he was fired after only four matches in charge. In 2012, he was appointed at the helm of Atletico Sorocaba. However, he was relieved from his duties in October 2012, despite achieving promotion from the Campeonato Paulista Serie A2.
The next year, he went on to join Aidax and introduced the tiki-taka style of FC Barcelona to the club. On July 8, 2015, he moved to another club, Parana (he represented as a player). For the 2016 Campeonato Paulista, he returned to Audax where he managed to lead the side to the finals but lost to Santos. Subsequently, he was appointed manager of Oeste after a paid partnership between Oeste and Audax was established. In 2017, he returned to Audax for a third spell but suffered relegation. In November 2017 after being announced as manager of Guarani, in January 2018, he signed with Atletico Paranaense.
However, in June of that year, he was dismissed from the team being subsequently replaced by under-23 manager Tiago Nunes. On December 19, 2018, he was appointed manager of another club, Fluminense where he was represented as a player. But he was sacked on August 19 and he took over Sao Paulo on September 27. He then led Sa Paulo in the 2020 Serie A, to a streak of 17 matches undefeated from September to December. During a 2-4 loss to Red Bull Bragantino in January 2021, Fernando had an argument with Tche Tche. This argument led to strong media criticism due to his way of speaking to the player.
After seven winless matches, on February 1, 2021, Fernando was sacked. After he was sucked, he went on to agree to a one-year contract with Santos on May 6, 2021 and was officially named manager the following day. However, he was sacked by Peixe on September 5, 2021, after six matches without winning. But four days later he was appointed at Vasco da Gama in the second division. But was dismissed after failing to achieve promotion on November 11. On April 30, 2022, he returned to Fluminense after Abel Braga resigned.
Fernando Diniz Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 10½inches (1.81m) and has unknown weight.
Fernando Diniz’s Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has an estimated net worth of between $1 and $9 million.