Emerson Royal

Emerson Royal is a Brazilian professional footballer. He plays as a right-back or right wing-back for Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League and the Brazil national team.

Here you can follow Emerson Royal’s net worth, salary, earnings, contract, career, stats, girlfriend, and more.

Emerson Royal’s Biography and Career

Emerson Aparecido Leite de Souza Junior was born on 14 January 1999, in São Paulo, Brazil. He is a Ponte Preta youth academy product.

Club Career

Emerson Royal made his senior professional debut for Ponte Preta in 2016. He played three seasons for the club. In 2018, he scored his first professional goal and helped his team to win the Campeonato Paulista do Interior.

The Brazilian player signed with Atlético Mineiro in 2018. After playing one season at Atlético Mineiro, he joined Barcelona in 2019 for a reported transfer fee of €12.7 million. 

In the same year, he moved to La Liga club Real Betis. He played three seasons for Real Betis and then returned to Barcelona in 2021.

In 2021, Tottenham signed Emerson on a five-year deal for a reported £25.8 million transfer fee. He played 26 league matches and scored 2 goals in the season 2022-23.

International Career

Emerson Royal made his senior international debut for Brazil in 2019. He was part of the squads of the 2021 Copa América. Emerson played in the final for Brazil, losing 1-0 to Argentina in the final. 

Emerson Royal’s Net Worth, Salary, and Career Earnings

Emerson Royal’s net worth is $4 million. He earns a £2.08 million salary per season playing for Tottenham Hotspur. His weekly salary is £40,000.

The Brazilian defender’s prime source of earnings is his football contract. His estimated career earnings are £6.713 million, only from football salaries from the 2018 to 2022-23 season.


As of writing, Emerson Royal has 3 years left on his contract with Tottenham Hotspur, which will expire on 30 June 2026. His 3-year contract is worth £6.24 million.

Season Team Salary (Gross)
2025-26 Tottenham Hotspur £2.08 million
2024-25 Tottenham Hotspur £2.08 million
2023-24 Tottenham Hotspur £2.08 million


Emerson Royal is an Adidas-endorsed player. He will wear the Adidas X Crazyfast.1 soccer cleats in the 2023-24 season.

Personal Info

Full Name Emerson Aparecido Leite de Souza Junior
Current Club Tottenham Hotspur 
Position Right-back

Right wing-back

Shirt No. 12
Date of Birth 14 January 1999
Age  24
Height  181 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Birthplace São Paulo, Brazil  
Nationality  Brazilian 
Net Worth $4 million
Weekly Salary £40,000
Outfitter Adidas 
Relationship Status In a Relationship 
Girlfriend  Estela Braga
Instagram @emerson_royal


The Brazilian defender’s gorgeous girlfriend is Estela Braga. She is a medical student. The couple met in August 2020.

Emerson Royal girlfriend Estela Braga
Source: Instagram


Born on 14 January 1999, he is 24 years old.


He is 181 cm (5 ft 11 in) tall.


[correct as of October 3, 2023]

Season Comp. Team Match Goal
2023-24 Premier League  Tottenham Hotspur  2 1
2022-23 Premier League  Tottenham Hotspur  26 2
2021-22 Premier League  Tottenham Hotspur  31 1
2020-21 La Liga Barcelona  3 0

International Career: Brazil 

[correct as of March 25, 2023]

Year Match Goal
2019-Present 8 0


What is Emerson Royal’s Net Worth?

His net worth is $4 million.

How much is his salary per season?

£2.08 million.

What is his jersey number?

He wears No. 12 for  Tottenham Hotspur.

What is his girlfriend’s name?

Estela Braga.

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