Federico Valverde is an Uruguayan professional football player who plays as a center midfielder for the Spanish club Real Madrid. Besides he has played for Peñarol (2015-2016) and on loan for Deportivo La Coruña (2017-2018). To know more about him, you can read below.
What is Federico Valverde Famous For?
- An Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Uruguay national team.
Where was Federico Valverde Born?
Going back to his early life, Federico Valverde was born as Federico Santiago Valverde Dipetta in the year 1998. His birthplace is in Montevideo in Uruguay. He holds Uruguayan nationality belongs to White ethnicity. He was born to a father, Julio Valverde and a mother, Doris Valverde. Further, His zodiac sign is Cancer. The information regarding his academic qualifications is yet to be disclosed.
Federico Valverde’s Career Timeline
- Moving towards his career, Federico began his football career with Penarol and made his professional debut in 2015 where he quickly made an impression.
- He was in the club for a year appearing in 12 games without a goal. He then moved to Real Madrid in July 2016 making his place in Madrid’s B team and made his made debut for Castilla against the Real Union.
- The 19-year-old midfielder scored his first goal for Castilla against Albacete in December 2016. He played 24 games for the club scoring 11 goals and was sent on loan to Deportivo La Coruna on 22nd June 2017 for one year.
- He has experience representing his national side in both junior and senior levels. He made his international debut in 2012 representing the Uruguayan under-15 team. He was awarded Silver Ball at the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup as Uruguay finished fourth in the tournament.
- He made his international debut with the senior team on September 5th against Paraguay and scored his first international goal. His teammates are Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani, etc.
- He made a facial expression using his fingers to tilt his eyes after scoring a penalty in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup quarter-final match against Portugal. The act was supposed racist and offended numerous football fans in the host nation, Korea Republic.
- In May 2018, he was named in Uruguay’s provisional 26 man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
- Upon returning from loan, Valverde impressed new manager Julen Lopetegui during the pre-season and was definitively assigned to the first-team. On 9th November 2019, he scored his first La Liga goal in 4-0 win against SD Eibar.
- On 12th January 2020, He tackled Álvaro Morata during Real Madrid’s Supercopa game against Atletico Madrid, committing a professional foul and stopping play with Morata clean through on goal. He was sent off, but his actions stopped what was an inevitable goal and earning him the man of the match award and widespread praise.
Who is Federico Valverde Married to?
Federico Valverde is currently in a relationship with Mina Bonino. The duo met through social networks, and although initially, Mina did not want to establish a relationship with him due to the age difference. However, just two months after the meeting, she decided to leave everything in Argentina to move to Spain with Federico. The couple welcomed their first child, a son in February 2020. Presently, the lovebirds seem to be happy with their newborn child.
He previously dated Julieta Rivera who is a model and Instagram celebrity. They started dating in 2015. He quite often shared photos with his then-girlfriend with a beautiful caption expressing his love towards her. However, their relationship came to an end in 2018 shortly before the World Cup in Russia, and from then on the two deleted the photos from there socials.
What is Federico Valverde Net Worth?
Federico Valverde earns a decent amount of money and fame through his profession as a footballer in the field of the sports industry. As per online sites, his estimated net worth said to be $4 million and his salary is somewhere around $1.2 million at present. Presently, his market value is €50 million. However, his assets details are yet to be disclosed.
How Tall is Federico Valverde?
Federico Valverde has a height of 6 feet o inches and he has a body-weight of 78 kg. He has an athletic body build with dark brown eyes and his hair color is also dark brown. Further, his other body information is yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosed, we will let you know.