Paolo Guerrero

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Full Name Paolo Guerrero
Age 36 Years Old
Nick Name Guerrero
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date January 1st, 1984
Birth Place Lima, Peru

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Paolo Guerrero is a Peruvian footballer who plays as a striker for Brazilian club Internacional and the Peru national team. He spent his early career in Germany, formed at Bayern Munich, and later playing at Hamburger SV, amassing Bundesliga totals of 161 games and 47 goals across eight seasons. 

Famous For

  • Being one of the 59 nominees for the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or, the first Peruvian to receive that recognition.
  • Being the Top striker of Peru national Team. 

Early Life of Paolo Guerrero 

Paolo Guerrero was born as Josh Paolo Guerrero Gonzales on 1st January 1984 in Lima, Peru. His birthday falls on 1st January of every year. He is of Peruvian nationality and his ethnicity is White. His father name is Jose Guerrero Gonzales and his mother name is Petronila Gonzales. His brother's name is Julio Rivera. He and his brother spent their childhood by playing Football at their locality. Football was already set up in his mind from the beginning of his childhood. So due to football training and he was always busy playing football neglecting his studies. So there is very little information about his academic qualifications. He is a follower of Roman Catholicism.

Early Career of Paolo Guerrero 

  • Guerrero started his early career by playing in the lower categories of Alianza Lima FC where he played from 1992–2002.  
  • In 2003, he signed a contract with Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and played for the junior team.

Professional career of Paolo Guerrero 

  • Guerrero started his professional career by playing in the senior team of Bayern Munich II from 2002 to 2006.
  • The due to his excellent performance he was promoted to the First choice team of Bayern Munich where he played from 2004 to 2006. In June 2006, it was announced that Guerrero had transferred to Hamburger SV and signed a contract with the club through 2010. Guerrero joined Brazilian club Corinthians on 13 July 2012, on a three-year deal for a fee of R$7.5 million where he made 62 appearances scoring 23 goals. Then he joined Flamengo FC on 29 May 2015, where he made  61 appearances scoring 19 goals.  On 12 August 2018, Guerrero signed with S.C. Internacional on a three-year contract, after leaving Flamengo on a free transfer. Guerrero's national career began at the 2001 Bolivarian Games where he won gold with the U-17 squad. His international career with the senior team began in the unsuccessful 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign, but he managed to score twice for the national side. His first goal was the winner against Chile in Lima's
  • Estadio Nacional. made 17 appearances and scored five goals in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, helping Peru clinch a berth in the play-offs.
  • He made his 2018 World Cup debut on 16 June 2018. In May 2019, he was included in Ricardo Gareca's final 23-man squad for the 2019 Copa América in Brazil.
  • In the 2019 Copa América Final against hosts Brazil on 7 July, at the Maracanã Stadium, Guerrero scored the temporary equalizer from the penalty spot in the first half.
  • On 11 October 2019, he made his 100th international appearance for Peru against Uruguay. 

Awards of Paolo Guerrero 

  • Regionalliga Süd: Top Scorer (21 goals)
  • 2007 Copa América: Best Peruvian Player
  • Copa América Top Scorer: 2011, 2015, 2019
  • 2012 FIFA Club World Cup: Bronze Ball
  • 2012 FIFA Club World Cup: Best Forward
  • 2013 Campeonato Paulista: Best Forward
  • 2014 Campeonato Paulista: Top Foreign Scorer in Corinthians history

Records of Paolo Guerrero 

Guerrero became the all-time leading goalscorer for Peru on 4 June 2016, after scoring against Haiti in a 1–0 win at the Copa América Centenario. He is also the current all-time top scorer in the history of the Copa América among active players.

Ranking of Paolo Guerrero 

Paolo Guerrero is ranked number 539 among all players worldwide playing as "Centre-Forward".

Trade and transfer of Paolo Guerrero 

According to our latest data collection, there is no news or rumors regarding the transfer of Paolo Guerrero as he has already signed with S.C. Internacional on a three-year contract on 12 August 2018. 

Personal Life of Paolo Guerrero  

At the time of writing Paolo Guerrero is not a married man. But he is currently dating Thaisa Leal. The couple started dating in 2017 and have been together for around 2 years, 11 months, and 13 days. He had at least 4 relationships before Thaisa Leal. Paolo Guerrero has not been previously engaged. He has been in relationships with Luciana Fuster (2017), Alondra García Miró (2015 - 2016) and Barbara Evans (2014).

Net worth of Paolo Guerrero

As of 2020, his net worth is $5 million with a market value of €2.30 million. His annual salary is mentioned to be around 6 million BRL. As of now, he currently resides in a mansion with his family in Lima the capital city of Peru. He drives the Audi R8 car which is worth expensive. His source of income is from his football career as well as from different endorsements.

Body Measurements of Paolo Guerrero

Paolo Guerrero, the charming footballer has got a tall height of six feet one inch. Along with his cool height, his body weight consists of 82 KG. His other body measurements have not been revealed by any sources yet but it will be updated soon. His hair color is blonde and his eye color is brown. Overall, he has got a healthy body.