Player Profile – Tiago Carvalho
NAME: Tiago Carvalho
POSITION: Defensive Midfield
BIRTH DATE: 02/11/1988
BIRTH PLACE: Canberra, Australia
PREVIOUS CLUBS: Kogarah Waratahs (NSW, Australia)
Tell us who you are outside of the club. What do you do, how would you describe yourself?
Nerd. Footballer. Nerd
How did you end up at Merton FC?
Mate of mine told me about it.
What was your best moment in your MFC career till now?
I’ve only played two games!
If you could play for a professional team, which would be it and why?
Canberra Raiders – childhood team
Do you have any pre-match rituals or superstitions?
I like to think I put on my left shin guards first but that rarely happens.
Lastly, share us your goals/expectations for the season.
Have an awesome run around and challenge for the title.
Player of the season (at Merton, or in professional football): C. Ronny
Childhood Team: Canberra Raiders
Favourite team in the UK: Chelsea
Favourite team outside the UK: Benfica
Childhood Hero: My parents
Favourite Food: Can’t go past chicken and chips
Favourite Drink: Pepsi
Favourite Band: Kanye?