Cristian Riveros

Nick 05 Sep,2017


Cristian Miguel Riveros Nunez, who is popular as Cristian Riveros is a defensive midfielder who currently plays for the Chilean club Olimpia Asuncion. He started his senior career with Cristobal Colon in 1999.

Early Life

Riveros was born on 16 October 1982 in Juan Augusto Saldivar, Paraguay. Regarding nationality, he is Paraguayan. Born in the mid of October, his zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Grew up with a passion for football, he started playing football at his early age. As a youth, Riveros began his career with Cristobal Colon in his hometown and then played for other Paraguayan clubs such as San Lorenzo and Tacuary before playing for Libertad.

Club Career

Riveros signed for the Mexican club Cruz Azul on 12 July 2007, where he spent three seasons and scored 17 goals in 111 appearances.

He signed to the Sunderland for the English Premier League on 11 May 2010. The league was very competitive for him. He played his premier league debut match on 14th of August 2010 coming as a 63rd-minute substitute for Steed Malbranque in a 2-2 draw against Birmingham City.

Riveros went to play with Turkish Super League side Kayserispor on 6 July 2011 on loan from Sunderland and agreed on a permanent contract on 1 May 2012. He joined Gremio, signing a two-year contract on 7 June 2013.

International Career

Riveros made his debut for Paraguay in 2005. As a left winger, he played for Paraguay at the 2006 World Cup. In addition, he represented Paraguay in the Copa America in 2007. Riveros netted his second goal in a 2-0 win over Slovakia in 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Personal Life & Affair

The very creative midfielder, Riveros is a married man. He married his girlfriend after having an affair for some time. He has not mentioned the name of his wife among his fans. Since getting married, the lovely couple is living happily together. There are no any issues of divorce between them. The couple shares two children together as a son and a daughter.

Unlike other popular celebs, any controversy or rumors have not influenced his career or personal life. He has a great persona and a physical appearance to endeavor it. He reached the age of 34 now. He has a perfect height of 5 feet 10 inch, which is around 1.79m. He has a balanced weight of 76 kg.

Net Worth 

This Chilean midfielder has quite struggled to settle in a good team. His current transfer fee is known to be around $2.38 million dollars and his highest recorded fee was $4.17 million dollars. His net worth might be around $2 million but there is no any reliable source to make it conform.


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