10 Years On | Ze Gomes | #FM17 Wonderkids

Welcome to 10 Years On, the series where we take a look at some of Football Manager 2017’s best wonderkids and how they have developed ten years in the future. In this post we take a look at Ze Gomes.

Name: Ze Gomes

Birthday: 8 April 1999

Current Club: Benfica

Nation: Portugal

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Ze Gomes | 2016

Football Manager Wonderkids: Ten Years On



  • Appearances: 72
  • Goals: 41

Espanyol (loan)espanol


  • Appearances: 19
  • Goals: 6

Bayern Munichbayern-munich

In 2021, German giants Bayern Munich paid £28M for Portuguese wonderkid Ze Gomes.


  • Appearances: 22
  • Goals: 16

Real Madridreal-madrid

Despite having had Ze Gomes for only five months, Bayern Munich were willing to let him go to Real Madrid for a fee of £62M.


  • Appearances: 119
  • Goals: 68

Manchester Unitedman utd logo

Man Utd came in for Ze Gomes in 2024 and brought him to the club for a whopping £81M.


  • Appearances: 70
  • Goals: 39
ze gomes career history

Ze Gomes | Career History


Ze Gomes has become one of Portugal’s greatest strikers with many years left still to make an impact internationally. He helped Portugal reach the 2022 World Cup final where they lost to Brazil.

Caps: 100

Goals: 86


Benfica 2x Primeira Liga, 1x Taca de Portugal

Real Madrid 2x La Liga, 2x Copa del Rey

Manchester United 1x Champions League, 1x Club World Cup, 1x Premier League

ze gomes GIF

Ze Gomes | 10 Year Development

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