Edson Puch

by Nick 04 Sep,2017
Edson Puch

Edson Paul Puch Cortez famous as Edson Puch is a Chilean footballer who currently plays as a forward for Liga MX club Pachuca and the Chile national team. He started his professional career with Huachipato in 2005.


Edson Puch Early Life & Youth Career

Puch was born on 9 April 1986 in Iquique, Chile. He was born to Blanca Cortez and Raul Puch. This versatile winger holds a Chilean nationality, and his zodiac sign is Aries.

As passionate about football from his early age, he started playing football at hometown for Deportes Iquique and then moved to Huachipato reserve team in 2003.

Edson Puch Professional Career

Puch turned professional in 2005 when he started his senior career with Huachipato. He returned to his hometown in 2008 and played for Iquique where he accomplished the third-tier title that season.

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Puch spent two seasons with Iquique and scored 22 goals in 74 appearances. After an impressive season with his home team, Puch signed a four-year contract with Chilean powerhouse Universidad de Chile that invested $850,000 for his rights.

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He accepted an offer from Emirati club Al-Wasl FC, on 14 May 2011 for a $4 million fee. He was loaned back to Deportes Iquique in 2012, where he scored 2 goals in 26 apps. He returned to Al-Wasl in 2013 and scored one goal in ten UAE Arabian Gulf League Games.

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Puch contract was ended with Al-Wasl in 2014 and then he signed to Argentina’s club Huracan as a free agent in January 2015.

After playing six matches with Huracan, he joined Ecuadorian football club Quito, where he had only 3 goals in 15 apps. Puch joined Liga MX club in 2016 and scored nine goals in his first season in Mexico.

Edson Puch International Career

Puch made his international debut for Chile in 2009 in a 4-0 loss to Japan. He was substituted in the 46th minute for Jorge Valdivia. Puch was also named in the 2015 Copa America squad but he underwent with injury and being replaced by Francisco Silva. Until now, he has scored 2 goals in 19 apps with Chile.

Edson Puch Personal Life & Affair

Puch has a daughter named Noemi Puch but seems to be a single dad, as he has not mentioned about his wife anywhere. He often shares his photos along with his daughter on Instagram but never has posted an image of his wife.

Puch believed to be a single dad and is fulfilling the duty of his mother as he spends most of his time with his daughter. He even takes his daughter to the different places.

Besides his career, he is quite close to his friends and relatives. He has kept himself feet with regular gym and nutritious diet. He is also popular for his tattoos, which he has inked on several parts of the body.

Edson Puch Net Worth & Salary

With his remarkable performance, Puch has made a huge impact in the world of football. His current transfer fee is known to be around $3.60 million.

As per the reports, his wages might be around $500 thousands or less per year. As a result, his salary might be around or equal to other Chilean players. His net worth might be around $1 million but there is no any source to make it conform.

Puch has made collections of several cars on his list. Currently, he drives Audi A3 & A4 Sedan.

Through his earnings and incomes, it is sure that he is living a comfortable life at present.

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