NAME: Tiago Carvalho

TEAM: 5s

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?

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