Sebastian Coates is an Uruguayan footballer who plays as a center back for Primeira Liga side Sporting CP, and the Uruguay national team. He began his career with Nacional before making his stint with Liverpool in 2011.
Coates was born as Sebastian Coates Nion on 7 October 1990 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He is of Uruguayan nationality and of Scottish ancestry. Born with the great wisdom and talents, his zodiac sign is Libra. He was born to Peter Coates.
Grew up with the passion of football, he started playing football at the age of 7. As a youth, his career started his career with Nacional where he spent 8 years.
Coates started his senior career with Nacional in 2009, where he played for two seasons and scored eight goals in 60 appearances before joining English club Liverpool in 2011.
Coates agreed on a long-term contract with Liverpool for an undisclosed fee reported to be around $9 million dollars. He made his debut for Liverpool against the Tottenham Hotspur on 18 September replacing Daniel Agger in the 27th minute. He scored his debut and only one goal for Liverpool on 21 March 2012 against the Queens Park Rangers. For the 2014-15 season, Coates was loaned out to Sunderland where he started 10 games.
Coates agreed on a permanent four-year deal with Sunderland for an undisclosed fee reported to be around $2.6m. He joined on a loan to Sporting CP until the end of the season. He signed a contract with Sporting on a permanent basis on 2 February 2017.
Coates has played 48 games for the club and scored 4 goals.
Coates made his international debut at the 2011 Copa America. He was also the part of the Uruguayan side at the 2012 Olympics, 2014 FIFA World Cup, and the 2015 Copa America.
Coates married his wife in 2013 and has a son with her. Their child Santiago was born on October 2014 and is 3 years now.
He is a loving husband as well as a caring father. But, he has not shared any detail about his wife. Other info related to affair and girlfriends is not available at current.
Besides his wife and children, he is quite close to his mother. He is a close friend to Mauricio Pereyra, who is an Uruguayan footballer and currently plays in the Russian Premier League.
Coates has reached the age of 26 now. He has a world standing height of 6’5”, which is around 1.95m. He has a balanced weight of 187 lbs.
This Uruguayan player has made a huge impact in the world of football. His highest recorded fee is $8.25 million dollars. As of 2012, his salary is $2 million dollars. His net worth might be around $3 million dollars but there is no any reliable source to make it conform.