William Carvalho


William Carvalho, one of the best midfielders in the world, and current UEFA Euro 2016 Championship winner with the Portuguese national team, is one of the best Media Base Sports signings.

William Carvalho, born in Luanda, April 7, 1992, is an Angolan footballer who, as a child, moved to Portugal with his family. At the age of 13, he joined Sporting Lisbon making his first-team debut on April 3, 2011 against Vitoria at the age of 18.

After joining Fatima and Belgian Cercle Brugge on loan, Carvalho returned to Sporting in 2013 to consolidate his place on the team. Since then, his progression has been spectacular. He has already won a Portuguese Taça (2014/15) and a Supertaça (2015/16) ensuring his undisputed place on the Portuguese team, having already played in the FIFA World Cup 2014 and the UEFA Euro 2016 Championship held in France, where he played a vital role in Portugal’s victory.


Date of birth 7/4/1992
Current team Sporting Lisbon
Height 1,87 m.
Weight 86 kg.


2017/18 Sporting 
2016/17 Sporting 
2015/16 Sporting 
2014/15 Sporting 
2013/14 Sporting 
2012/13 Cercle Brugge 
2011/12 Fatima/Cercle Brugge 
2010/11 Sporting 

Track record

1 Euro Championship 2016 
1 Taça 2015 
1 Supertaça 2015 


William Carvalho signs for Real Betis

William Carvalho will play in Real Betis next season. Sporting Lisbon and Real Betis have reached an agreement for the transfer of the midfielder for 20 million euros plus bonuses. ...

Suarez wins the MBS derby

It has been an special night for Media Base Sports: our players Luis Suárez and William Carvalho met in the 2018 Russia World Cup Last 16. It was an exciting ...

The extra-time was left

The Portugal National Team draw (1-1) against Iran in the third match of the First Round of the World Cup in Russia and it is classified as runner-up group B ...

A suffered win

Portugal has got the first win in the World Cup after beating Morocco, which has deserved a more favorable result throughout the match. Rui Patricio’s stops and a Cristiano Ronaldo’s ...

Cristiano saves Portugal

Cristiano's 'hat trick' gave Portugal one point after a 3-3 draw against Spain in their 2018 Russia World Cup debut. The Iberian derby was a thrilling and well-matched game equal ...

William to the World Cup

Sporting de Portugal player William Carvalho has been called-up by Fernando Santos to play the World Cup in Russia next summer. The coach has announced this Thursday to the 23 players ...

José Carlos is back

Seung Woo Lee – scored the first goal in Serie A and he did it in a the most beautiful stadiums of Europe like a San Siro. Lee scored the ...

An unfortunate night

Sporting Lisbon had a great challenge in UEFA Europa League after the draw decided that the Lisbon team faced in Quarterfinals against possibly the competition's favorite, Atlético de Madrid. But, ...

William, in the team of the year

William Carvalho, Sporting CP’s player and international with Portuguese National team, has been chosen in the team of the year of the Primeira Liga (Portugal). His great work in the core ...

William face to Atletico

Sporting CP of William Carvalho has known this Friday which will be his rival in Quarterfinals of the Europa League. The Lisbon team will face to Atlético de Madrid, the ...

Happiness in Peralada

Sergi Álamo and Joel Arimany – CF Peralada-Girona B beat to CF Hercules by two goals to zero with the signing in their goals from two of our Media Base Players. Alamo and ...

An important matchday

Jon Toral - revitalizing win for Hull City that allows him to come out of the relegation positions. The 'Tigers' added a new victory ten matchdays after defeating Nottinghan Forest ...

First goal of the season

William Carvalho scored his first official goal of the season with Sporting Lisbon on Sunday. This came in the win of the Lisbon team against Feirense by two goals to ...

The decisive penalty

Sporting Portugal have been crowned the new League Cup winners after beating Vitoria de Setúbal in the penalty shootout (5-4). William Carvalho scored the decisive penalty, giving the title to ...

William, off to the final

Sporting Portugal won in a dramatic penalty shoot-out against FC Porto and qualified for the final of the League Cup. The scoreboard of this match came to penalties, after 90 ...

A skyblue wall

Rubén Blanco – was one of the main players for Celta de Vigo (0-1) to add three points against UD Levante this weekend. The goalkeeper of Pontevedra signed a brilliant performance ...

Bye to FIFA Sanction

Víctor Mollejo – after the FIFA sanction to the Atletico Madrid, Víctor finally made his debut with Atlético Madrileño in División de Honor signing a excellent game. The 'rojiblancos' has won by ...

The most supportive side

Christmas is a good time to reflect on the more solidarity side of our characters. This was demonstrated recently on social media by the Sporting Portugal and the Portuguese national team ...

A professional debut

Ramon Rodríguez 'Monchu' - possibly the midfield from Mallorca which play with FC Barcelona never forgets this date: December 15th 2017 after making first start in the professional football with the 'red and ...

A special journey

Rodrigo Miguel Gião Reis Costa - 'Flecha' reappeared this matchday being one of the best news of the weekend. The international portuguese player played the first minutes of the season, ...

A magnificent battle

Luis Suárez and William Carvalho, two of the main Media Base Players, played a magnificent battle in the Champions League group stage last round during the Barça-Sporting game that took ...

William Carvalho, to Russia

William Carvalho will be one of the main stars of the 2018 Russia World Cup, after the squad secured the top position in the group tonight for first time throughout ...

A Full-house of victories

The first night of the Champions League season has come to an end and it could not have ended better for the players represented by Media Base Sports. All three ...

The Return of the Champions League

Today is not just any old Tuesday. Today sees the return to our screens of the Champions League, the tournament that brings together the best clubs in Europe to do ...

Goal and assist

This Thursday Portugal National Team played the first of its two transcendent international matches with a win (5-1) against Faroe Islands. Cristiano with three goals, Nelson Oliveira and Media Base ...

The ticket to Russia at stake

This Thursday Fernando Santos has given the list of the Portuguese National Team for the next international matches and where is the Media Base Player, William Carvalho. Portugal will play ...

Bye to dream

Portugal has defeated on penaltiy shoot-out against Chile and is at the gates of the Confederations Cup final. The game has had to decide from the 11 meters, after drwaing ...

Group champions

Portugal has proclaimed Confederations Cup Group A champion after his superb victory over New Zealand (4-0) in the first phase last game. William Carvalho didn't play the match. The portuguese ...

A big step forward

Portugal won 0-1 in the second game of the Confederations Cup to host Russia, and takes a big step forward to qualify for the semi-finals. A goal of Cristiano before ...

A fateful minute

The portuguese national team could only add a point in its debut in the Confederations Cup against Mexico (2-2). Fernando Santos squad was ahead on the scoreboard thanks to a goal ...

A very complete match

​The Portuguese National Team won by 0 goals to 3 to Latvia in the decisive match of qualification for the 2018 World Cup that disputed the Iberian team in Riga. ...

William Carvalho, among the 24 picked

William Carvalho is among the 24 players that Fernando Santos has chosen to play the next two commitments of the Portuguese national team. The first will be on June 3rd ...

An excellent final

William Carvalho - excellent last leg of the season. The rudder of the Sporting CP is finishing the year in a spectacular state of form being a fundamental piece in the line-up ...

Man of the match

Jon Toral: he was the man of the match. He score a goal and give an assist in the winning of the Rangers against Patrick. Toral smile again in scottish ...

Classified for the Cup

Alejandro Meléndez - After losing past week the derby against Sevilla FC and burying their options of winning the championship they were facing Málaga CF, a very tough rival for ...

Rusia is closer

The Portuguese National Team remains in one of the two first places of their 2018 World Cup qualifying phase after getting a superb victory over Hungary (3-0), one of the other ...

William Carvalho, with Portugal

William Carvalho, Sporting CP and Media Base player, has been called up for the Portuguese national team to play against Hungary and Sweden. Fernando Santos’s team will play the important ...

Decisive derbies

The end of the season is coming and there are not many chances left to achieve your objectives. This weekend brings us two major derbies that could decide the outcome ...

A different match day

It'll be a different weekend as the second stage of the Spanish Regional Championship will take place in Barcelona and there are no matches for youth teams. After Real Madrid's ...

William Carvalho, new MBS Player

William Carvalho, one of the best midfielders in the world, and current UEFA Euro 2016 Championship winner with the Portuguese national team, has just joined the Media Base Sports family. The player put pen to paper ...