Arturo Vidal was born on 22 May 1987. He was born in Santiago in Chile. There is not much information available about Arturo’s parents or his education but it is known that he was born in a middle class family and it was his uncle who helped him grow as a famous Chilean player. Arturo ad been famous for playing in both attach as well as defence position.
Arturo started his career with Colo –Colo in 2006 during the Apertura Tournament and he scored three goals during the tournament. He led his team to victory and came in notice of various clubs across the globe. This eventually helped him signing more and more contracts. He left Colo – Colo in 2007 and started playing for Bayer Leverkusen. The transfer fee was almost 11 Million US Dollars.
He helped team many times during all the games but one of the most important game for him was German Cup in 2008. The team reached the finals but lost the finals. After playing for the club for 4 years, he moved to Juventus. This time he was signed for a 5 years contract. He played in 2011 season of Scudetto and led team to victory once again. During his tenure in the club, he outperformed many players and performed extremely well. He had been a major contributor in most of the wins.
Talking about Arturo’s international career, the first match that he played internationally was in 2007. He played in South American Youth Championship and he represented Chile. Because of his contribution, Chile managed to finish third in FIFA under 20 world cup in 2007. Soon he was promoted to senior team where he started his career by scoring a match winning goal in his first match. He also led his team to victory in Copa America’s 2015 season. He was also honoured by the award of Man of the Match. The team was also honoured by the award of Team of the Tournament. Arturo scored a total number of 82 goals in 403 matches he played for the various clubs.
Arturo again led his team to victory in Copa America Centenario in 2016 and his team again won the honour of Team of the Tournament. Arturo was also featured by EA sports in FIFA 14 in 2013. Apart from this, the same year, he was ranked 11th best player in Europe. The rating was given by Bloomberg.
In 2009, Arturo married Maria Teresa Matus and his wife gave birth to two children after the marriage. It was reported that in 2015 during Copa America, Arturo ended up crashing his Ferrari as he was under the influence of alcohol. It took a little time to recover but his driving licence was suspended for 2 years because of drunken driving. Arturo’s annual salary is 7.5 Million Euros and his net worth is estimated to be around 16 Million US Dollars. Arturo’s net worth speaks of his success.
|Birth Date:||22 May, 1987|
|Occupations:||Association football player|
|Description:||Chilean association football player|
|Net Worth 2021:||16 million|