Carlos Sanchez

Rob 13 Apr,2018

Facts of Carlos Sanchez

Birth Name
Carlos Sanchez Moreno
Famous Name
Carlos Sanchez
Married to
Noelia Polvoria
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

$1.27 million
Net Worth
$4 million
Currently Club
National Team of Colombia and Fiorentina


Married to
Noelia Polvoria
Currently Married

Sánchez Moreno is a professional footballer from Colombia. He currently plays as defensive midfielder for National Team of Colombia and Spanish club Espanyol on a loan from an Italian football club, ACF Fiorentina.

Sanchez was named as La Roca (The Rock), due to his strength on the pitch. First, eleven ISM is the agent of Carlos Sanchez Moreno.

Carlos Sánchez Moreno’s Early  Life

Carlos Sánchez Moreno was born as Carlos Alberto Sanchez Moreno on February 6, 1986 in Quibdo, Colombia. He holds a Colombian nationality.

Carlos Sanchez Moreno’s Net Worth

In 2015, Sanchez's market value was estimated to be around €6.00 million and currently, he has a market value of €2.50 million. He earns around $1.27 million as an annual salary form his current club. He is the brand ambassador for Nike.

With his progressive career, Sanchez has a net worth of about $4 million.

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Carlos Sánchez Moreno’s Career

During his youth career, Moreno spent two years with Danubio from 2003 to 2005 where he was a teammate of Edinson Cavani. On January 1, 2005, he was transferred to River Plate Montevideo where he made 40 appearances scoring 1 goal during his two-year spell.

 Sanchez was signed by Ligue 1 side, Valenciennes FC with the transfer fee of €1.20 million on July 1, 2007, on a five-year contract. His first match came on August 4, 2007, in a 3-1 victory over Toulouse. He featured in 178 matches during his five-year spell, scoring 10 goals.

Sanchez moved to Spanish football team, Elche CF on August 11, 2013, with a three-year contract for €3.7 million fees and made his debut in a 1-1 tie against Real Sociedad on August, 24. Before leaving the club in 2014, he played 30 games.

Sanchez agreed to a four-year deal with Aston Villa for €3.7 million and made his debut replacing Charles N’Zogbia against Newcastle United.

He scored his first goal for the club against Manchester City on April 25, 2014. He left the club after making 48 appearances and 1 goals scored.

Sanchez later moved to Serie A side, Fiorentina on August 9, 2016, on a two-year loan contract and made his debut on August 20, 2016, in a 2-1 win against Juventus. His first goal came on August 28 against Chievo.

Sanchez then permanently signed by Fiorentina on July 1, 2017, with the transfer fee of €3.00 million. He was immediately sent on loan to Espanyol which keeps him until June 30, 2018.

Carlos Sanchez Moreno’s International Career

Carlos Sánchez Moreno made his international debut with the National Team of Colombia with whom he played in Copa America, World Cup, International Friendlies and World Cup Qualification.

Sanchez earned his first senior cap under the coach, Jorge Luis Pinto on May 9, 2007, in a 4-0 victory against Panama.

Sanchez played in the 2015 Copa America where he was awarded man of the match for “dominating” Neymar in the 1-0 victory over Brazil in Santiago. He is supported by Abel Aguilar during the international games.

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Carlos Sanchez Moreno’s Personal Life

Moreno is married to his beloved wife, Noelia Polvoria May 2010. The couple is blessed with two children named, Benjamin born on October 31, 2015, and Cataleya born on August 4, 2013.


Feliz primer añito para nuestro principe Benjamín. ??????????

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The pair was first introduced each other in Montevideo and soon will be celebrating their 8th marriage anniversary. Noelia is a painter by profession.

He stands at the height of 6 ft. and weighs 82 kgs.


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