Charles Aranguiz

Birth Day April 17th, 1989
Birth Place Puente Alto, Santiago
Age 35 Years Old

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Charles Aranguiz is a Chilean professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for German club Bayer Leverkusen and the Chile national team. He is a son Chilean female Football Coach, Mariana Sandoval.

Charles Aranguiz Hitting The Ball


Famous For

  • Being the best midfielders in the Bundesliga with a good sense of tactics, impressive stamina, and intelligent playmaking, marking and passing abilities.
  • He can play as a defensive, central midfielder or even as a backup right-winger.

Early Life of Charles Aranguiz

He was born on 17 April 1989 in Puente Alto, Santiago, Chile as Charles Mariano Aránguiz Sandoval. He holds Chilean and of Latino-American Ethnicity. His birth sign is Aries. His mother's name is  Mariana Sandoval who is a football coach and his father name is unknown. He was from a Middle-Class family. He grew up in Puente Alto, Santiago with his family. It was his mother who encourages him to build up his football career from a very small age. There is no genuine information regarding his academic qualifications. It seems that the player has given more priority to his football career rather than to his education.

Early career of Charles Aranguiz

He started his early football career by playing at the junior team in Universidad de Chile before leaving the club to join Cobreloa Academy when he was 13 years old.

Professional Career of Charles Aranguiz

  • He started his professional career by playing at the Senior team of Cobreloa FC.
  • Aránguiz made his professional debut in 2006, for Cobreloa against Cobresal. His first goal in the Primera División was against O'Higgins in the same year. After a spell on loan at Cobresal, Aránguiz joined Colo-Colo, where he won the Clausura championship in 2009.
  • In 2010, Aránguiz had a short spell at Argentine club Quilmes, before joining Colo-Colo's historic rivals Universidad de Chile for a fee of £616,000 on 1 January 2011. On 11 January 2014, it was announced that Aránguiz was signed by Brazilian club Internacional on loan until 15 August 2014 from Granada CF, after its owner Giampaolo Pozzo, who also owns Udinese and Watford, had bought half of his rights from Universidad de Chile.
  • On 13 August 2015, Bayer Leverkusen announced that they had signed Aránguiz from Internacional for an undisclosed fee. thought to be around £8.6m. He was given the number 20 shirt.
  • Aránguiz made his debut for the Chile national team in 2009 but was not selected for the 2010 FIFA World Cup or the 2011 Copa América.
  • On 1 June 2014, Aránguiz was named to Chile's final 23-man roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
  • At the 2015 Copa América, held in Chile, Aránguiz scored twice during a 5–0 defeat of Bolivia.

Awards of Charles Aranguiz

He was named the MVP of the 2014 Campeonato Gaúcho as Internacional won the tournament for a record 43rd time.

Ranking of Charles Aranguiz

Aránguiz is considered one of the best midfielders in the Chilean National Team.

Personal Life of Charles Aranguiz

At the time of writing, Aránguiz is a married man. His wife's name is Fernanda Acosta Aránguiz. The couple met back in 2007. They get married in 2008. They are proud parents of a beautiful son and daughter. Maite, born in 2009, and Renato Alonso, born in 2013. 

Net worth of Charles Aranguiz

As of 2020, the net worth of Aránguiz is 1.3 Million Euro and has a market value of 15 million euros. In August 2015 the central midfielder signed a contract with Bayer Leverkusen that nets him a whopping salary of 1.5 Million Euros per year. Aranguiz has been spotted in plenty of cars many times. However, there is no clear answer to whether he owns a ride or not. He currently resides in Leverkusen, Germany with his wife and two children. His income source is from his football career and endorsements. 

Body Measurements of Willian

Willian is a very handsome footballer and he has gained a lot of followers from his attractive body measurements. He stands at the tall height of five feet eight inches with a bodyweight of 70 Kg. His hair color is black and his eye color is brown. His other body measurements will be added soon. 

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