Eduardo Salvio

by Rob 10 Jun,2018
Eduardo Salvio
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 8 Inch
Weight in KG 70 kg
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Eduardo Antonio "Toto" Salvio
  • Net Worth $10 million
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Birth Country Avellaneda, Argentina
  • Salary $2 million
  • Married to Magii Aravena
  • Famous Name Eduardo Salvio
  • Children Valu and Chloe
  • Divorce No
  • Nationality Argentine
  • Ethnicity Latin
  • Girlfriend No
  • Currently Club Benfica and National team of Argentina
  • Tatto(s) No

An Argentine soccer player Eduardo Salvio who plays club football as striker or right winger for Portuguese club Benfica and National Team of Argentina.  Salvio, 27, has been a star in Argentine football with Club Atletico Lanus and Spanish professional football club, Atletico Madrid before heading to Benfica in 2012, where he has become arguably the finest player in the Primeira Liga. Relatives is the agent of Eduardo Salvio.

Salvia was first included in Argentina senior team in 2009 and has also be selected for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Early Life

Eduardo Salvio was born on 13th July 1990, in Avellaneda, Argentina.  Regarding his nationality, Salvio is an Argentine and belongs to Latin ethnicity. He is the sixth of seven children of four boys and three girls born to his parents.

Net Worth

He is the affiliation with STUDIUM Creative Co. Salvio's current market value is estimated to be €20.00 million as of February 7, 2018. He currently resides in an unknown fashion in Portugal. As of 2018, his net worth is estimated to be around $10 million with the annual wage of $2 million. He is the brand ambassador of Gucci, Adidasoriginasla, and Levis.

Back in 2017, Salvio's yearly salary is estimated to be $5,200,000 and had a net worth of $19,500,000. In 2012, he received 1.2 million EUR as a yearly salary.


At the age of 4, Salvio began playing football in a small team of his neighborhood called Sarmiento de Entre Vias. As an intern, he played with junior players at all positions, that includes goalkeeper. He later showed an incredible capacity to assist and score goals. Afterward, he was named as “El Toto” by his friends.

Eduardo, 27, has been trained in the lower categories of Lanus. He joined the youth academy of Lanus in 1994 and played the South American Sub-15 in 2005, the U-17 in 2007 and the South American U-20 Championship in 2009, in Venezuela, being Argentina's top scorer.

After being promoted from the youth team of Lanus at the age of 17, Salvio began playing in a senior team of Lanus in 2008. His first professional match came on 24th August 2008, against Boca Juniors.

For the club, Salvio scored his first goal(s) after two months, over Argentinos Juniors in a 4-2 victory. During the 2008 season, he scored nine goals as the team claimed the fourth position, and was also its joint-leading goal scorer alongside Jose Sand.

Salvio later scored two goals to defeat an Argentine football club, River PLater (2-1 away win, 3-1 on aggregate) on 19th August 2009. Before leaving the club, he played 41 games scoring 11 goals.

Atletico Madrid

On January 11, 2010, Salvio landed or transferred to La Liga side Atletico Madrid with the transfer fee of €8 million and made his debut against Galatasaray in a UEFA Europa League game on 18th February 2010.

Following this, Salvio's first goal came in a  3-1 victory against Tenerife on April 25, 2010. The first season conquered the Europa League in the final over Fulham of England 2–1 after extra time.

Loaned to Benfica

Salvio was sent on loan to Benfica with the loan fee €2 million where he won the Portuguese League Cup. He netted his first goal scoring twice over Rio Ave in a 5-2 victory. Before ending his loan-career with the team, he scored 4 goals in 19 appearances.

Salvio returned to his parent club on 19th May 2011, to recovered on a calf injury. Following this, he left Madrid in 2012 after scoring 5 goals in 44 appearances. He was the member of the Madrid that held the second position in 2009-010 Copa del Rey.

After lengthy between Atletico de Madrid and Benfica, he arrived at Benfica from Madrid on 31st July 2012, with the transfer fee €11 million for eighty percent of his economic rights on a five-year contract. Salvio got his big break from the 2012-013 season after scoring career highest 13 goals.

In August of 2013, Salvio suffered from a severe anterior cruciate ligament injury, right knee, to miss a couple of months.

Similarly, he missed most of the 2015-016 season, after suffering from an injury on the final three months of the 2016 season.

Later, Salvio extended his contract with the Benfica for next two seasons. He became the top Argentine scorer with 42 goals for Benfica, surpassing former teammate Nicolas Gaitan.

Salvio is the member of the team that won Premier Liga (2013-2017), Taca de Portugal (2014-014, 2016-017), Taca de Liga (2010-11, 2013-016), Supertaca Candido de Oliveira (2014,2016, 2017).

Additionally, Salvio was awarded the 2017 Taca de Portugal Final Man of the Match.

International Career

Eduardo Salvio has been active in the international team since 2007 in the Argentian U-17 with whom he played 4 games scoring 1 goal.

Following this, he was called to join the U20 Argentina squad for the 2009 South American Youth Championship in Venezuela. He scored 4 goals in 9 appearances for the U-20 squad.

Representing the youth team, Salvio made his professional debut in an international friendly on May 20, 2009, in a 3-1 win against Panama under the head coach Diego Maradona.  Later, he played in FIFA World Cup qualification 2014 match against Chile.

Eduardo Salvio was named in the 35-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia in May 2018 along with Paulo Dybala and Sergio Aguero.

Personal  Life

Eduardo Salvio's star sign is Aquarius. Currently 27, he stands at height of 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) and weighs around 70 kg.

Eduardo Salvio is married to his wife, Magii Aravena, a biochemist who lives in Madrid. The couple is blessed with a daughter, Chloe born on March 23, 2015, and a son Valu, born on January 18.

The footballer hasn’t disclosed the details about his married life. On his Instagram, Salvio often shares pictures with his wife and children.

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