Lucas Moura will wave at emotional goodbye to Tottenham at the end of the season.
Lucas Rodrigues Moura da Silva is a Brazilian footballer who was born on August 13, 1992, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Moura started his professional career at Sao Paulo, before moving to Europe to play for French giants Paris St Germain, who he joined for a then club record fee of €45 million.
He won Ligue 1 four times and the Coupe de France three times whilst in the French capital, before joing Tottenham in 2018 for £25million.
Moura's early career
Lucas Moura signs for Paris Saint-Germain
In January 2013, Moura moved to Paris Saint-Germain for a transfer fee reported to be in the region of €45million. He was assigned the No. 29 shirt and debuted in Ligue 1 on January 11 against AC Ajaccio. He picked up his first PSG assist against Valencia in the Champions League on February 12. PSG lost in the quarter-finals of the competition but won their first Ligue 1 title in 19 years later that campaign.
The 2016/17 season saw PSG finish second in Ligue 1, ending their run of four straight titles. They also exited the Champions League in the last 16 but did win the Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue and Trophee des Champions.
Lucas Moura at Spurs
On January 31, 2018, the last day of the transfer window, Moura was sold by PSG to Tottenham Hotspur for £25million. He signed a contract with Spurs through to 2023 and debuted in the Champions League against Juventus on February 13. He scored his first Spurs goal five days later against Rochdale in the FA Cup.
Moura bagged his first professional hat-trick on April 13, 2019, at home against Huddersfield. He didn't score in the next six games but then exploded with another hat-trick.
As the 2022/23 drew to a close, Moura announced he was leaving Tottenham at the end of the season.
The Brazilian forward struggled for fitness and form during campaign with no goals in his 17 appearances.
Moura missed a large chunk of the first half of the campaign with a tendon injury and since his return after the World Cup had been involved in several difficult moments for Spurs, being sent off in a 1-1 draw at Everton before his error resulted in Liverpool scoring a stoppage-time winner in April.
Brazil debut, Olympics silver and World Cup woe
Prior to 2023, he had played for his country 35 times, scoring four goals.
Lucas Moura's personal life
He married Larissa Saad, a Brazilian model, in 2016.