Manuel Locatelli

Manuel Locatelli

Manuel Locatelli
Quick Facts About Manuel Locatelli
Celebrated Name Manuel Locatelli
Age 26 years old
Nick Name Locatelli
Birth Name Manuel Locatelli
Birth Date 1998-01-08
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Italian
Place of Birth Lecco, Italy
Ethnicity Romance ethnic group
Residence Sassuolo
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Capricorn
Father Emanuele Locatelli
Brother Mattia Locatelli
Sexualorientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Thessa Lacovich
Net Worth $1 million
Salary €1,040,000 annually
Height 6 ft 1 inch
Weight 75 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Eye Color brown
Hair Color brown
Current Team Sassuolo
Jersey Number 73
Jersey Name Locatelli
Coach Cristian Bucchi

Manuel Locatelli one of Italy’s best midfielders during his stint with the side from Emilia-Romagna and has been continually linked with a move to Juve this coming summer as a result of his form. Man City is also believed to have an interest in the Italian international, while Real Madrid is also said to be admirers of the central midfielder.

Who is Manuel Locatelli?

Manuel Locatelli is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Sassuolo and the Italy national team. Recently, he has emerged as one of the best midfielders in the world at the moment as he shines for Sassuolo and the Italian national team.

The stylish midfielder rose through the ranks of AC Milan quickly, making his debut at the age of 18 in the 2015/16 season of the Serie A. He scored a memorable goal for Milan against Juventus at the beginning of the 2016/17 campaign, and big things were expected of the youngster.

Manuel Locatelli represented Italy at the senior level internationally, participating in the UEFA Euro 2020, and has already scored two goals in Italy's second group stage match, a 3–0 win against Switzerland on 16th June.

Italian professional footballer Manuel Locatelli

Early Life & Family Background

Manuel Locatelli was born on 8th January 1998 in Lecco, a city of 48,131 inhabitants in Lombardy, northern Italy. His birth name is Manuel Locatelli. He holds an Italian nationality and belongs to the Romance ethnic group. Capricorn is his star sign. He was raised in a Christian household which he is practicing now. 

Manuel was born into a middle-class family. His father, Emanuele Locatelli is an employee at the bank while his mother is a housewife. He has a brother named Mattia Locatelli who is a big fan of Juventus FC. Manuel grew up with his brother in his hometown Lecco. 

Growing up he developed a keen interest in football and it was always his childhood dream to become a footballer. To fulfill his dream, he began playing from a very small age and joined the youth academy of the Italian football club Atalanta. 

Manuel Locatelli Girlfriend & Dating 

Manuel Locatelli and Thessa Lacovich

Manuel Locatelli is currently dating his girlfriend Thessa Lacovich. Lacovich, who is of Costa Rican origins, is working as a digital communication strategy at IED Milan.  She goes by the username @thessalacovich on her Instagram. 

The love birds have posted many photos of them on their Instagram account.  Their fans and well-wishers have to comment on them as an adorable and sweet couple. In fact, the two have a perfect matching and they can't stop loving each other deeply. 

The duo hasn't married yet but is expected to marry soon in the coming years. We wish them good luck for their upcoming journey of love and affection. Hope their romantic relation will remain permanent without having any conflict and misunderstanding. 

What does Manuel Locatelli do for a Living?

Manuel Locatelli is a professional footballer. His main source of earning is the salary that the football club pays him as per contract. His football career is the backbone and lifeline for his living. And Manuel is really doing well with his career and earning a decent amount of income from his profession.

This hardworking player has earned millions of fortune with his current club Sassuolo. Sassuolo is the powerhouse and central source of income for him and many top-rated players like Andrea Consigli, Vlad Chiriches, Federico Peluso among others.

With his wide name and fame, he is also associated with a number of endorsement deals. One of his main sponsors is Nike. He is also featured in FIFA (video game series). 

Manuel Locatelli Biography

How much is Manuel Locatelli worth?

As of June 2021, the net worth of Ezgjan Alioski is estimated to be around $1 million. On June 6, 2019, he was worth €12 million but as of now his market value has reportedly become nearly triple i.e. €35 million, updated on 25th May 2021. 

According to the source, he earned a six-digit figure until 2017, and after his salary is seen increasing to a seven-digit figure per annum. As of 2021, Manuel Locatelli is earning a weekly salary of €20,000 which is €1,040,000 annually. While in the case of earning, he ranks fifth among the Midfielders of Sassuolo. 

The professional player hasn't lack behind from living a moderate lifestyle through his massive earnings. He lives in a luxurious apartment in Sassuolo, Emilia-Romagna. He has family property in Lecco where his family lives peacefully. The player drives car brands like Fiat Panda while the Mercedes is his personal favorite one.

How tall is Manuel Locatelli?

Manuel Locatelli is 6 ft 1 inch tall and his body weight is 75 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 side-faded hairstyle that is brown in color. His eye color is 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 Sassuolo football training center for warm-ups and training. He is a simple guy with no tattoos carved on his body parts. 

Facts About Manuel Locatelli

  • #1He prefers to shoot with his right foot.
  • #2He wears Nike Phantom GT Elite DF soccer cleats in 2020-2021.
  • #3He began his football career with Atalanta.
  • #4Locatelli signed his first professional contract with AC Milan.
  • #5He scored his first Serie A goal on 2nd October 2016.
  • #6He was part of the Italy U17 team at the 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.
  • #7His playing style has been compared to that of Argentine midfielder Fernando Redondo.
  • #8 The Guardian named him one of the 50 best young players in the world who were born in 1998.
  • #9He won Supercoppa Italiana 2016 with Juventus FC.
  • #10On 25 January 2017, Locatelli was sent off for the first time in his career.