Iran Ferreira, better known as Luva de Pedreiro, announced yesterday a surprising pause in the production of content on social networks. With more than 14 million followers on Instagram, the Bahian made a strong outburst and said he was “fed up”.
Without explaining what reasons led him to “pause” his career as a digital influencer, Iran went viral for his skill with the ball at his feet, added to the cry “Receba!” in the celebrations. The Brazilian enchanted names like Neymar, Rodrygo and Cristiano Ronaldo Jr and watched the final of the last Champions League and the game of the Brazilian team in the Qualifiers.
Luva de Pedreiro also gave interviews to international vehicles, such as the Spanish newspaper Marca, fulfilled the dream of meeting the idol Neymar and stated that Brazil will be sixth in the Qatar World Cup.
Rodrygo, CR7 Jr and more
Iran’s videos traveled the world of the ball and delighted both players and clubs. Cristiano Ronaldo Jr, the Portuguese star’s firstborn, for example, repeated the Brazilian’s celebration after scoring a great goal.
Forward Rodrygo, from Real Madrid, and Serge Gnabry, from Bayern Munich, also surrendered to Iran Ferreira and imitated the celebration at Luva de Pedreiro.
In addition to the players, clubs, such as Barcelona, shared Iran’s content on their official profiles, and surrendered to “Receba!”.
Meeting with Neymar
Internet fame led Luva de Pedreiro to meet his idol, Neymar. With the help of presenter Luciano Hulk, Iran not only met the star of the Brazilian team and PSG, but also knelt at the striker’s feet and said that shirt 10 will bring the sixth to Brazil in the Qatar World Cup.
Neymar shared a photo of the meeting on social media and stated that “I met a boy who fights for his dreams and for his family. I saw myself in him, for his simplicity and happiness. I wish you all the success in the world and may God protect everyone your ways!!! Thank you for your affection”.
The 20-year-old from Bahia participated in two other Globo programs, “Encontro” and “Esporte Espetacular”, where he played altinha with Fátima Bernades and Ana Thais and surpassed the pair of commentators Pedrinho and Petkovic.
Iran Ferreira quickly became a phenomenon in the world of football and was invited to watch the Champions League final directly from the stands of the Stade de France in Paris. The Bahian took a wave in the French capital and posed with singer Camila Cabello – responsible for the opening show of the decision between Liverpool and Real Madrid.
Iran also visited the Parc des Princes, home of Paris Saint-Germain – Neymar’s idol team – went to the pitch and, in uniform, squandered skill.
The influencer’s trip to the old continent even yielded an appearance in the Spanish newspaper “Marca”.
Best of the world?
Iran constantly says in his videos that he is the best in the world, and the Brazilian has already surpassed some candidates, and winners, of the Ballon d’Or outside the four lines. On March 27 this year, Luva de Pedreiro had more searches with his name on Google than Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar.
Google data, through the Google Trends platform, were published by Ancelmo Gois’ blog, in the newspaper ‘O Globo’. During the day in question, Luva de Pedreiro had 10 times more searches than Messi and five times more than Neymar. The platform also reported that the 20-year-old managed to maintain a constancy in the searches, being more wanted than Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in Brazil over the last seven days.