Federico Valverde

Federico Valverde

Federico Valverde
Quick Facts About Federico Valverde
Celebrated Name Federico Valverde
Age 25 years old
Nick Name the little bird
Birth Name Federico Santiago Valverde Dipetta
Birth Date 1998-07-22
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality Uruguayan
Place of Birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Cancer
Father Julio Valverde
Mother Doris Valverde
Brother Diego Valverde
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Mina Bonino
Son Benicio
Net Worth 20 million euros
Market Value €65 million
Salary €3.2 million euros per year
Height 6 ft 0 Inch
Weight 78 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Style short Textured hair cut
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Position Midfielder
Current Team Real Madrid
Coach Carlo Ancelotti

Who is Federico Valverde?

Federico Valverde is an Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for the Spanish club Real Madrid and the Uruguay national team. He was ranked 9th in the 10 best La Liga midfielders in 2020: the feat which he is still reigning in 2021. 

He has been the most promising youngster from Real Madrid's academy in the past few years. He has had a huge impact on Real Madrid's tactical system, both defensively and offensively.

He is well-known for his short and cheeky passes. With the return of Zinedine Zidane to the dugout and the departure of Marcos Llorente, Valverde broke through the team to become a key player of the squad during the 2019–20 season. 

He debuted with the Uruguay national football team on 5 September 2017 and scored his first international goal with the senior team in a match against Paraguay. He was named in Uruguay's provisional 26-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but he was left out of the final 23-man squad.

Early Life and Family

Federico Valverde was born on 22nd July 1998 in Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay. His parents named him Federico Santiago Valverde Dipetta at the time of his birth. He holds an Uruguayan nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Cancer is his star sign. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Valverde was born into a middle-class family. His father's name is Julio Valverde, and his mother's name is Doris Valverde. He was raised in his hometown by his loving parents with great love and care. He has an older brother who goes by the name Diego. 

Growing up, Valverde developed his interest in playing football. His parents admitted him to the local club Estudiantes de la Unión when he was only three years old. With his great performance at such a little age, the wonder kid was soon signed by well-known club Peñarol and started taking training at the club's youth academy. 

Federico Valverde Girlfriend and Dating 

Federico Valverde hasn't married yet. However, he is in a relationship with his gorgeous girlfriend Mina Bonino. Bonino is Argentine by nationality and a journalist by profession. She also has an impressive number of followers on her Instagram account. 

The love birds had actually met through social media. However, Mina did not want to establish a relationship with him due to the age difference. But after just two months of their meeting, she decided to leave everything in Argentina to move to Spain with Federico. Together they had their newborn son named Benicio born on 20 February 2020. 

Previously he was romantically linked with Julieta Rivera, a model, and Instagram celebrity. The duo had started dating in 2015. Valverde quite often shared photos with his then-girlfriend with a beautiful caption expressing his love towards her. 

Federico Valverde Net Worth and Salary

As of 2021, the net worth of Federico Valverde is estimated to be 20 million euros. On December 21, 2018, while joining the senior squad of Real Madrid FC the market value of 20 years Velverde's was €6 million. Now after 3 years, his market value has reportedly become €65 million (updated June 10, 2021).

In July 2018 the central midfielder signed a contract with Real Madrid that nets him a whopping salary of €3.05 million per year. As of 2021, his yearly salary is indicated as 3,224,520 euros. In case earning, he is enlisted in the highest-earning players of Laliga. 

The professional player hasn't lack behind from living a luxurious lifestyle through his massive earnings. He owns an expensive mansion in Madrid that is filled with expensive furniture and materials. He drives a black Range Rover as well as a black Audi. 

How tall is Federico Valverde?

Federico Valverde is 6 ft 0 inches tall and weighs around 78 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workout and gym exercises to keep him fit and active. He has a short Textured haircut that is dark brown in color. His eye color is also dark brown.

He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the Real Madrid football training center for warm-ups and training. 

Facts About Federico Valverde

  • #1He is five younger than his current girlfriend.
  • #2He once suffered from voice and breathing problems.
  • #3 His baby club received $11,300 from his transfer to Real Madrid.
  • #4He was not selected in the Uruguayan national football to play at the 2018 World Cup.
  • #5He has a whopping 750 million euros release clause.
  • #6He is the winner of FIFA U-20 World Cup Silver Ball: 2017.
  • #7 He scored his first Liga goal for Real Madrid on 9 November 2019.
  • #8While at Penarol, he attracted the interest of clubs like Arsenal, Barcelona, Chelsea, and Real Madrid.
  • #9Dirk Kuyt, Emilio Butragueno, and Stewart Downing are his football idols.
  • #10As a child, Fede was often used as a mascot for teams in Uruguay.