Arturo Vidal

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Full Name Arturo Vidal
Age 33 Years Old
Nick Name Celia Punk
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date May 22nd, 1987
Birth Place Santiago

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Arturo Erasmo Vidal Pardo famed as Arturo Vidal is a professional football player who is currently playing for Barcelona club and plays for Chile National Team. He is best at Midfielder position. Previously, he had played for Colo-Colo, Juventus. He is the right foot player. He plays by wearing a Shirt number of 8. He started his career with Colo-Colo, where he won three Chilean Primera Division titles. He has earned 103 caps for the Chile national team since his debut in 2007. He is nicknamed as Celia Punk. He is a very talented and skilled player. 

Arturo Vidal's highlights during Bilbao and Barcelona

Barcelona will surely be feeling the breath of Real Madrid on their neck again in the La Liga title race. After weeks of looking like the Blaugrana would stroll to yet another title, the gap between the two eternal rivals is now just six points. Barca is winless in their last two games against Valencia and Athletic Bilbao, with Los Blancos turning the screw on the weekend by beating Atletico Madrid away 3-1. Ernesto Valverde's side was pretty woeful in the 0-0 draw with Bilbao last night, looking bereft of ideas for much of the game at the San Mames. Bilbao's in-form striker Inaki Williams should have won the game late on, but the Spaniard brought a miraculous save out of Marc-Andre ter Stegen. Going forward, Barca's dynamic duo of Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were far from their best, while Philippe Coutinho continued to look lost in the red and blue jersey. But it was in midfield where Barca struggled the most.

Early Life, Family, Birthday, Education, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Wikipedia, Bio of Arturo Vidal

On 22nd May 1987, Arturo Vidal was born in Santiago, the city of Chile with the birth name of Arturo Erasmo Vidal Pardo. He is the son of Erasmo Vidal and Jacqueline Pardo, his father and mother. He is one of the six children. His nationality is Chilean. His astrological sign is Gemini. At a small age, he began his career with football. His religion is Christianity. At present, his age is 31 but his age will be 32 on his upcoming birthday in May as of 2019. His ethnicity is multiracial. His other early life background will be updated soon. 

Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement

Arturo Vidal is a very handsome football player with an athletic body build. He has got a great personality. Talking about his body, his height is 1.80 m. His weight is of 75 Kg. His eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Dark Brown. He has a balanced body with good health. He has an attractive body figure. His smiling face and charming personality have helped him to gain the attention of all the viewers. His chest size is 39 in, biceps size is 14.5 in and waist size is 31 inch. His other body measurement will be updated soon.

How Arturo Vidal Began His Career?

  • Arturo Vidal began his career by playing in Colo-Colo team and made his professional debut in the First league of the 2006 Apertura Tournament final against Universidad de Chile and won the game with the score of 2-1.
  • He last played for Colo-Colo team in the 2007 Apertura tournament and moved to Bayer Leverkusen and transferred in this club with a fee of $7.7 Million.
  • The seasons of 2010-2011 was the last game for Bayer.
  • On 22nd July 2011, he joined Seria A club, Juventus with a fee of €10.5 million for a 5-year contract and made his team debut against Parma.
  • He began his 2012-2013 season with this club by scoring from a penalty in the 2012 Supercoppa Italiana on 11th August 2012.
  • On 27th November 2013, he made 3 goals against Copenhagen in the group stage of the Champions League.
  • In 27th February 2014, he made his first goal in the Europa League against Trabzonspor.
  • On 2nd May 2015, he scored the only goal of a 1-0 win at Sampdoria.
  • On 15th July 2015, he was named to the ten-man shortlist for the 2015 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award and on 12th August, it was announced that he placed the eighth position in the 2015 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award.
  • He then moved to Bayern Munich with a 4-year contract in a fee of €37 million on 29th July 2015 and made his debut on 2015 DFL Supercup against VfL Wolfsburg in the season of 2015-2016.
  • On 15th August 2016, he scored the first goal of the 2016 DFL-Supercup match against Dortmund with winning score of 2-0.
  • Later, on 14th April 2018, he suffered a 2017-2018 season-ending knee injury during training. He underwent arthroscopic surgery and is expected back for the 2018-2019 Bundesliga preseason.
  • Then, Barcelona made an agreement with Vidal for 3-year contract and Vidal signed with the club, Barcelona on 6th August 2018 with a fee of 19 million euros.
  • He made his debut for the club after coming on as a substitute in a 2-1 victory over Sevilla FC as his side won the 2018 Spanish Super Cup on 12th August 2018.

How was the International Career of Arturo Vidal?

  • Vidal has represented himself in his national country, Chile in both senior as well as junior levels in many tournaments.
  • He represented his nation at a U20 level in the 2007 South American Youth Championship held in Paraguay.
  • He also played for 2007 Fifa U20 and scored two goals there.
  • He made his senior debut against Venezuela and won the game with a score of 1-0.
  • He also appeared in 2010 World Cup qualifying, 2011 Copa America, 2014 World Cup, 2015 Copa America.
  • On 31st August 2017, he announced that he would retire from the national team.
  • On 11th October 2017, he announced his retirement from international football.

Marital Status, Affairs, Children's, Sexual Orientation

Arturo is a married person. He was married to Maria Teresa Matus. They seem to be very happy with each other. The couple makes public appearances together often. There is no sign of separation between them. They are enjoying their life a lot with their children. They are living peacefully. Talking about his children, the couple is blessed with two children named Alonsa and Elisabetta. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income

The famous footballer, Vidal has accumulated the net worth of $16 million as of 2019. He is receiving an annual salary of 7.8 million euros from his club as of 2016. He is satisfied with his earning. His major source of earning is from his football career. 

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