Andres Tunez

Jack Ol 15 Oct,2017


Andres Tunez is a Venezuelan professional football player who plays as a central defender for the Thai club Buriram United FC and his national side Venezuela. The 30 years old professional has played for clubs like Celta, Beitar Jerusalem, Buriram United, and Elche.

He currently receives an annual salary of £442,000 from his present club which has boosted his net worth.

Early Life and Family

Andres Tunez was born on 15 March 1987, in Caracas, Venezuela and his full name is Andres Jose, Tunez Arceo. His parents are Jose"Pepe" Tunez and Margarita Arceo, Spanish family immigrants from Galicia. He began playing football at the age of 7. He attended Salle primary school. He holds the nationality of both Spani and Venezuela.

As a youth, he attended Rosalia de Castro academy and played from 1997 to 2002. He also spent his youth career with Compostela and Celta. 

Club Career

Andres Tunez began his professional footballing career in 2006, joining the Spanish Club Celta. He roughly spent four years of his career with the B team of Celta appearing in 73 games. He was promoted to the first team in February 2010 and played four seasons with the team appearing in 82 games and scoring 3 goals.

He played his first match in the Spanish top flight on 18 August 2012, starting in a match against Malaga FC.

He was then sent on a loan to the Isreal club Beitar Jerusalem in 2014. He played 23 games for the club and was further sent on loan to the Thai club Buriram United in 2014. He played two seasons with the club appearing in 73 games and scoring 20 goals. After two seasons with the club, he was further sent on loan to Elche in 2017 where he has made 82 appearances.

Andres then joined BG Pathum United in 2020 and has so far appeared in 28 games scoring 7 goals.

International Career

As per the local news reports, Andres Tunez was approached by the Venezuelan national team with an offer for the player to represent the national side in February 2010. However, he made his professional international debut for his national side in September of the following year in a friendly match against Argentina. He has won over 16 caps for his national side without scoring any goal.

He plays alongside Renzo Zambrano, Manuel Arteaga, Darwin Machis etc. in the national team.

Personal Life

The 34 years old professional Andres Tunez might be married but has not disclosed anything about his personal life. However, he has a son which can be seen on his Instagram account. His son Pablo was born on July 10, 2016.

Tunez is 1.87 m tall i.e. 6 feet 2 inches and weighs 95 kgs.

Net Worth and Endorsements

Andres Tunez has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2021, including all of the properties. He earned an annual salary of $200,000 from club Elche in 2017. The main source of his earning is football. His market value was recorded to be $70,000 in 2017.

His current weekly wage is £8,500 with the annual salary reported being £442,000.


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