Duvan Zapata

Rob 19 Mar,2018

Facts of Duvan Zapata

Birth Name
Duván Esteban Zapata Banguero
Famous Name
Duván Zapata
Married to
Nana Montaño
Currently Married
Oliver Zapata
Elfa Banguera


Career & Net worth

$1.35 million
Currently Club
National Team of Colombia and Sampdoria


Married to
Nana Montaño
Currently Married

A Colombian footballer, Duván Zapata currently plays as a striker or forward for National Team of Colombia and Serie A side, Sampdoria on a loan from a professional Italian football club, S.S.C. Napoli. The 26-year-old footballer played for America de Cali, Estudiantes, Napoli, and Udinese.

Duván Zapata was the member of the Napoli that won Coppa Italia(2013-014) and Supercoppa Italian in 2014.

Duván Zapata’s Early Life

Duván Zapata was born as Duván Esteban Zapata Banguero on April 1, 1991, in Cali, Colombia. Zapata belongs to balck ethnicity and holds a Colombian nationality.

He was born to his father, Oliver Zapata, and mother, Elfa Banguera. He also has a sister named Karol Zapata.

Duván Zapata’s Net Worth

t.His current market value is estimated at €15.00million as of December 29, 2017.

Currently, Zapata receives around $1.35 million as a yearly salary from his present club. With the million annual income, his net worth might be in the million-dollar range. Besides, he also owns same mid-range cars.

Duván Zapata’s Career

Duván Zapata began his career as a member of the America de Cali in 2004. Later, he left the club in 2008. On January 1, 2008, Zapata was promoted to a senior team of CD America and success to establish himself as a first choice-striker.

On February 13, 2011, Zapata scored his first goal and hat-trick in a 3-2 win against Deportivo Pereira. In 2011, he left the club after making 38 appearances scoring 7 goals.

On July 1, 2011, Zapata was transferred to an Argentine professional sports club, Estudiantes de La Plata with the transfer fee of €90K and scored a goal in his debut match against Belgrano.

In July 2013, English Premier League side, West Ham United applied for him ahead of a possible transfer from Estudiantes. Before leaving the club, he scored 11 goals in 37 appearances.


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On August 25, 2013, Zapata was signed by a professional Italian football club, SSC Napoli with the transfer fee of €7.47 million and made his debut in a 2-0 win against Genoa.

Zapata scored his first goal for the club on October 22, 2013, against Marseille, UEFA Champions League. He has so far scored 11 goals in 37 appearances. On July 22, 2015, Zapata was loaned to Udinese on a two-year contract with the option to purchase. He scored 18 goals in 63 games for the club.

Zapata was sent on loan to Sampdoria on August 31, 2017, with the fee €3.00 million with the obligation to buy. He scored 9 goals in 23 appearances before ending his loan contract.

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Duván Zapata’s International Career

In 2011, Duván Zapata made his international debut with the Colombian U-20 team with whom he played 15 games scoring 1 goal.

On March 23, 2017, Zapata earned his first international match against Bolivia under the coach Jose Nestor Pekerman. He has been capped 4 times for his national team since 2017.

He, alongside Daniel Torres, Yerry Mina, Gustavo Cuéllar, was invited in the last twelve months for the international match.

Duván Zapata’s Personal Life

Zapata got married to his beloved wife, Nana Montaño in Cali. The couple is blessed with a son born on July 12, 2014, and daughter born on September 26, 2012.

Till now, the couple hasn’t revealed when they exchanged their vows. However, they have been together for several years and are living a blissful life.

He stands at 6 feet 2 inch and is of 88kg weight.


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