Claudio Bravo

by Binor 01 Sep,2017
Claudio Bravo

Claudio Bravo is a Chilean international professional football player who recently plays as a goal keeper for the English club Manchester City. Bravo has an estimated net worth of $7.2million.

Bravo is the skipper of his national side and Chile won the 2016 Copa America Cup under his leadership.

Early Life

Claudio Bravo was born on 13 April 1983, in Viluco, Chile and holds the Chilean nationality. He was born to Marcial Bravo and Nora Munoz and has a sibling brother named Cesar Bravo. His father was a truck driver and mother a shopkeeper.

His and his father took him to Colo-Colo's youth academy there he was given the nickname Cóndor Chico, after former club goalkeeper Roberto Rojas.

Club Career

Claudio Bravo made his professional debut in 2002  representing Colo-Colo, however, he couldn't continue the season because of his injury. He played four seasons for the club and later he switched to Real Socided in 2016.

He made his league debut on 22 October 2006, against RCD Mallorca. He played there for 6 successive seasons winning 229 caps. He then moved to Barcelona.

Bravo joined FC Barcelona on 25 June 2014, with the four-year deal where he played several players like Neymar, Carlos Puyol, Suarez and several other star players. He won many major trophies while at the club including EUFA Champions League in 2015. He signed a four-year deal for English club Manchester City On 25 August 2016. He still plays for the blue Manchester.

International Career

Bravo too has represented Chile at under-17, under-20, and under-23 levels. He made his professional international debut on 11 July 2004 against Paraguay in the 2004 Copa América. Being the captain of the national side he has won over 122 caps and has won many major trophies.

Personal Life

Claudio Bravo is a married man. He married his girlfriend Carla Pardo in 2007 in a civil ceremony and is together since then. The couple is the parents of four children, three daughters and a son named Josefa. The couple married for the second time on June 21, 2013, in a church in the appearance of their parents, friends, relatives and also their 3 children. Their fourth child was born in April 2016 after their second marriage.

Bravo and his present wife Pardo met each other when they both were teenagers and attended the same school in his hometown. They have been together since then.

Bravo has a tattoo on his left forearm.

Net Worth and Endorsements

Claudio Bravo has an estimated net worth of $7.2 million while he receives an annual salary of $3 million from his recent club. He received the weekly wage of £80,000 from Manchester City previously but was later increased to £100,000. 

Bravo earns around $1 million from the brand endorsements. His current market value price is tagged $9 million and highest ever market value price was recorded $15 million on Jul 1, 2015.

Bravo is listed number 8 in the list of richest Chilean Athletes following his team mates like Alexis Sanchez, Arturo Vidal. His Signing with the Manchester City fortuned him $13 million. 

Bravo has three cars in his collection including a lavish Audi worth $1.2 million. He also has a house in Chile bought in 2011 for $1 million. He is also the brand ambassador for Samsung and Liga BBVA in Chile.

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