Player Profile



5 Midfielder

Nationality :Italy
Date Of Birth :December 20, 1991
Height :180cm
Weight :65kg

Jorginho: A Brief Biography

This Jorge Luiz Jorginho biography also covers the football star’s professional history, position or role on the field, amount of appearances and goals for both club and country, accomplishments, and everything else relevant to him.

He goes by Jorginho, but his real name is Jorge Luiz Frello Filho. Jorginho is an Italian professional footballer who now plays in the midfield for Chelsea of the Premier League and the Italy national team.

Birth Place, Family, Early Life

Jorginho was born in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina’s Imbituba, but at the age of 15, he migrated to Italy. His paternal great-grandfather Giacomo Frello, who was born in Lusiana, Veneto, and who is of Italian ancestry, granted him Italian citizenship.

Jorginho was born to his father, Jorge Luiz Frello, and his mother, Maria Tereza Freitas, a former amateur football player. Jorginho plays for Chelsea and is known as the Italian Midfield Maestro. Jorginho was up in a family that loved the game of football.

Trophies & Titles


  • Coppa Italia: 2013–14
  • Supercoppa Italiana: 2014


  • UEFA Champions League: 2020–21
  • UEFA Europa League: 2018–19
  • UEFA Super Cup: 2021
  • FIFA Club World Cup: 2021
  • FA Cup runner-up: 2019–20, 2020–21, 2021–22
  • EFL Cup runner-up: 2018–19, 2021–22


  • UEFA European Championship: 2020
  • UEFA Nations League third place: 2020–21


  • UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season: 2018–19
  • UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: 2020–21
  • UEFA European Championship Team of the Tournament: 2020
  • UEFA Men’s Player of the Year: 2020–21
  • FIFA FIFPro World11: 2021


  • Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic: 2021

Jorginho: Players Stats 2023

Premier League Stats for Jorginho

GeneralTotalPer 90 MinutesPercentile
Matches Played30N/A
Minutes195565 min’ per appearance
Annual Salary€6,569,992N/A
Matches Started22N/A
Matches Subbed In8N/A 
Matches Subbed Out4N/A 

Goals and xG (Expected Goals)

Goals, xG, ShotsTotalPer 90 MinutesPercentile
Goals Scored20.09
Goal Involvement30.14
Goals at Home10.1
Goals at Away10.09
Expected Goals (xG)1.370.06
Non-Penalty xG (npxG)-0.030.00
Penalties Scored2  
3 or More Goals0  
2 or More Goals0  
Minutes Per Goal978 min’ / goal 

Shots Taken

Shots DataTotalPer 90 MinutesPercentile
Shots Taken50.23
Shots On Target
3/ 5
Shots Off Target
2/ 5
Hit The Woodwork1 times0.05
Shot Conversion Rate40.00% 
Shot Accuracy60.00% 
Shots Per Goal Scored2.50 

Assists, Passing, & Chance Creation Stats

Assists & PassingTotalPer 90 MinutesPercentile
Expected Assists (xA)3.410.16
Successful Passes
1222/ 1423
Pass Completion Rate85.87% 
Key Passes120.55
Successful Crosses
0/ 4
Cross Completion Rate0.00% 
Minutes Per Assist1955 min’ / assist 

Height of Jorginho, Weight, and Body Stats

Jorginho was born in Imbituba, Brazil, on December 20, 1991. He is currently 31 years old. Jorginho is 68 kg in weight and 1.78 meters tall.

Jorginho Career 

2007 was the start of Jorginho’s professional career with the Verona youth team. Jorginho had his first full professional season with the Veneto club in Serie C2 with Sambonifacese, where he was loaned out in June 2010. He made 31 appearances, scored one goal, and contributed ten assists from his position in central midfield.

Jorginho joined Napoli on January 18, 2014, as part of a four-and-a-half-year co-ownership agreement with Verona. Jorginho originally struggled to break into manager Rafael Bentez’s starting lineup, but his situation altered after Maurizio Sarri was hired. Sarri was crucial to his growth because he placed Jorginho in a deep-lying midfield position from which he could control the game with his passing skills. Jorginho, who played for Napoli, had a breakout season in 2017–18 and was crucial to their Serie A championship defense.

Jorginho signed a five-year contract with the English team Chelsea on July 14, 2018, the same day Sarri was recruited by the organization. He was given the number 5 jersey and paid a transfer price of £50 million, plus an additional £7 million in possible add-ons.

He won the UEFA Europa League with Chelsea FC in his inaugural campaign, and then the UEFA Champions League in the 2020–2021 campaign.

He has represented Italy internationally, making his senior debut in 2016 and his competitive debut the following year. He played for the Italy team that captured UEFA Euro 2020, and his efforts earned him a spot on the tournament’s All-Star team. He won the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award in 2021 and finished third in the Ballon d’Or.

Jorginho earned Best Fifa Men’s Player, and UEFA Player of the Year, and finished third in the Ballon d’Or for his exploits with Chelsea and the Italian squad in the 2021 season. He was referred to as one of “the very best midfielders in the world” by his Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel.

Jorge Luiz Jorginho Stats

Jorginho has played in 497 games in his career and scored 47 goals as of December 27, 2022. Jorginho has made 46 appearances for Italy at the international level and has scored 5 goals as of September 26, 2022.

He was a member of the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Champion League teams for the 2018–19 and 2020–21 campaigns, respectively. Jorginho was awarded the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year for the 2020–2021 season as well as a member of the 2020 UEFA European Championship Team of the Tournament.

How much does Jorginho Earn? Net Worth

On the transfer market, Jorginho is worth about €30 million. He makes £5,720,000 per year or £110,000 per week. Jorginho is thought to be worth $20 million.

Transfer Value and Records

  • Current market value: €35.00m
  • Highest market value: €65.00m

Relationship, Kids

Currently, Jorginho is dating singer-songwriter Catherine Harding, who gained notoriety as a participant in the Voice television program. Jude Law, a Hollywood star, and she were also romantically involved, but their relationship ended. Ida Law, age 6, is the daughter of Catherine and Jude Law.

Contrary to Jorginho, who doesn’t post pictures of their relationship on Instagram, Catherine has made up for this lack by sharing photos of herself with her partner.

He was married to Natalia Leteri in 2017 before beginning a romance with the lovely Catherine. The union, however, barely lasted two years.


The three children of Jorginho. Vitor and Alicia are his two children from his previous marriage. Jax, their new child, was born as a result of his new connection with Catherine.