Gaston Exequiel Ramirez Pereyra popular as Gaston Ramirez is a professional footballer from Uruguay who currently plays as an attacking midfielder for Italian side Sampdoria and the Uruguayan National Team. He started his senior career with the Uruguayan club Penarol.
Ramirez was born on December 2, 1990, in Fray Bentos, Uruguay. He is of Uruguayan nationality and his ethnicity is Uruguayans. Born in the early December, his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. His family details are not available at current
His love for soccer started at his early age. He also played football during his high school years. He spent three years with the youth team of Penarol.
Ramirez started his senior career with Uruguayan side Penarol in 2008. He made his debut in a 1-0 loss against the Defensor Sporting on 21 March 2009. He netted his first goal for Penarol in a 5-0 win over Atenas.
Ramirez was then transferred to Italian side Bologna for a fee of 3 million dollars in 2010 where he spent two seasons and scored 12 goals in the 58 appearances. He later joined English team Southampton Football Club for a reported fee of $15.7 million on a four-year contract.
Ramirez was loaned to Hull City for the 2014-15 season but scored the only goal in 22 appearances. He was then loaned to Middlesbrough for the 2016 seasons. He joined Serie A side Sampdoria on a 4 August 2017 for a reported fee of $12.9 million dollars.
He made his regular debut for Uruguay since 2010. He represented his nation at the 2012 Olympics, 2013 Confederations Cup, and FIFA 2014 World Cup.
Ramirez is a married to his long-term girlfriend Micaela Duarte after having an affair for a couple of years. The pair celebrated their wedding in the summer of 2012. It has already been about 5 years of their married and there is no any issue of separation between them. They are enjoying their conjugal life without any hesitation.
Ramirez and Micaela share a son who was born in 2016. Currently, the couple resides in the United Kingdom. Upon moving to England, he took English lessons as a part of work permit requirements. Once he was rumored to be having an affair with an unknown woman. However, Ramirez denied the rumor.
Besides his career, he is quite connected with his family members. He is a loving dad and husband to his children and wife as well he also takes care of his mother who is a world to him.
This Uruguayan player has made a huge remark in the world of football. He has not only excelled in the domestic league but also shown his potential in the overseas. His current transfer fee is around $7 million dollar. His highest recorded fee was $17.6 million dollar when he was transferred to Southampton. He has collected an immense amount of fortune and his current net worth is around $7 million dollar.