Christian Alberto Cueva Bravo or simply known as Christian Cueva is a professional football player who primarily plays as an attacking midfielder for Peru National Team and the Brazilian professional football club, Sao Paulo FC.
Apart from playing for several Peruvian clubs, he has also played for Mexican football club, Toluca in 2015 and represented Peru in their youth team.
Since making his international debut for Peru in 2016, he played at 2015 Copa America and 2016 Copa America Centenario.
He was born to mother, Maqui Bravo, and father, Luis Alberto Cueva on 23 November 1991 in Trujillo, Peru.
The Peruvian midfielder started his playing career joining the Peruvian football club, Universidad San Martin in 2005.
Christian Cueva is one of the decorated players in the Brazilian league. His annual salary can be estimated at over $800,000 with the monthly wage of around $60,000 which he receives from playing for Sao Paulo FC. His market worth is about £2.7 million as of 2018.
Christian Cueva ‘s net-worth along with his assets and endorsements, his total sum is assumed to be more than $600,000.
After playing at the youth level of Universidad San Martin, he was promoted to the senior team in 2008. He played 120 matches and scored 19 goals for the club. He then signed with fellow Peruvian club, Universidad Cesar Vallejo in 2012.
Christian Cueva moved to Chile and signed with Chilean football club, Union Espanola in 2013 and was later transferred as part of a deal from Espanola to Rayo Vallecano in August 2013.
He returned back to Peru and joined with Alianza Lima in 2014 and after 19 appearances as well as scoring three goals, he signed with Mexican football club, Toluca in July 2015.
Cueva is currently playing for Brazilan football club, Sao Paulo FC, whom he signed a four-year contract in early June 2016.
After having represented Peru in U-20 levels, he made his full senior international debut for Peru in 2011.
He scored his first international goal for Peru against Brazil on 14 June 2015 during 2015 Copa America at Chile and was included in the team of the tournament at the competition, where Peru finished at third place in the tournament.
He is 26 years old and has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches tall as well as weighing around 61 kg. Christian Cueva is married to his wife, Pamela.
The couple is blessed with two daughters. One of his daughter's name is Brianna who was born in 2014. The couple is expecting the third child, a son to be named Luis Crissiano with a due date of June 8. It was also rumored that he also had a relationship with TV reality star, Jeyci Perez.