Federico Valverde

Birth Day July 22nd, 1998
Birth Place

Montevideo, Uruguay

Age 25 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Cancer

Federico Santiago Valverde Dipetta, professionally known as Federico Valverde is an Uruguayan professional football player. He plays as a central midfielder. He currently plays for the Spanish club, Real Madrid. He started his football career from the Uruguayan club, Penarol. He joined Real Madrid in 2016. 

He has represented the Uruguay national team at various age levels. He made his senior international debut in September 2017. 

He has over 2.4 million followers on his Instagram@fedeevalverde.

What is Federico Valverde Famous For?

  • His tackle on Alvaro Morata of Atletico Madrid in the Supercopa final in January 2020.
  • 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup Silver Ball.

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Where is Federico Valverde From?

Federico Valverde was born on 22 July 1998. His birth name is Federico Santiago Valverde Dipetta. His birth place is in Montevideo in Uruguay. He holds Uruguayan nationality. He was born to a father, Julio Valverde, and a mother, Doris Valverde. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Federico Valverde Football Career Timeline

Valverde started his youth career from the hometown club, Penarol. 

He spent most of his youth career there. 

He was promoted to the club's first team in 2015. 

He made his professional debut for Penarol in their first match of the 2015-16 season against Cerro.

He was part of the Penarol team that won the 2015-16 Primera Division.

He received interest from several top clubs in England (Arsenal and Chelsea) and Spain (Real Madrid and Barcelona).

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He signed with the Spanish club, Real Madrid in July 2016. 

Real Madrid assigned him to Real Madrid Castilla for the 2016-17 season.

He made his Real Madrid Castilla debut in September 2016 against Real Union. 

He scored his Real Madrid Castilla debut goal in December 2016 against Albacete. 

He was a regular on the Real Madrid Castilla team in his debut season. 

Real Madrid loaned Valverde to Deportivo La Coruna for a year in June 2017. 

He made his La Liga debut for Deportivo La Coruna on 10 September 2017 against Real Sociedad. 

Following the end of the 2017-18 season, the club relegated from La Liga. 

Valverde made 24 league appearances for the club. 

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Valverde returned to Real Madrid. 

Real Madrid then-manager Julen Lopetegui promoted Valverde to the first team.

He was part of the Real Madrid team that won the 2018 FIFA Club World Cup.

He scored his debut La Liga goal on 9 November 2019 against SD Eibar. 

Valverde tackled Alvaro Morata during the Real Madrid's Supercopa de Espana final game against Atletico Madrid on 12 January 2020. His tackle denied Morata to score an inevitable goal that could have won Atletico Madrid the title. Valverde was sent off and Real Madrid defeated Atletico Madrid to win the title. His match-winning tackle earned him Man of the Match award for the game. His professional foul (tackle) was praised by every football pundits around the world.

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Federico Valverde International Career

Valverde has represented Uruguay national team at various age levels. 

He has represented Uruguay U15, U17, U18, and U20 football teams. 

He was part of the Uruguay U20 football team that finished fourth in the 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup. He received Silver Ball.

He faced huge criticism for his goal celebration against Portugal in the 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup. He displayed a facial expression using his fingers to slant his eyes. His action was considered racist. He later clarified that the celebration was for his friend and agent "el Chino" Saldavia. 

He made his senior international debut on 5 September 2017 in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Paraguay. 

He scored his debut international goal in the same match.

He was named in Uruguay's provisional 26 man squad for the 2018 World Cup.

Federico Valverde Partner

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Who is Federico Valverde Dating?

Federico Valverde is unmarried but not single. He is in a relationship with Argentine sports journalist and tv host, Mina Bonino. They met on social media. Bonino is 5 years older than Valverde. She then moved to Spain to be with Valverde. The couple welcomed their first child, a son in February 2020. 

How tall is Federico Valverde?

Federico Valverde stands at a height of 1.82 m i.e. 6 feet tall. He has a body weight of 78 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is also dark brown. 

What is Federico Valverde Net Worth?

Federico Valverde earns from his career as a professional football player. He currently plays for one of the biggest clubs in the world, Real Madrid. His income comes from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. His contract details are not released yet. It is reported that his release clause set to 750 million Euros after he signed a 5-year contract extension with Real Madrid. His salary and net worth will be updated soon. 

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