Eduardo Vargas

by Nick 01 Sep,2017
Eduardo Vargas

Eduardo Jesus Vargas Rojas, who is popular as Eduardo Vargas is a Chilean footballer who currently plays as a striker for Liga MX club Tigres UANL and the Chile national team.

Vargas started his professional career with Chile club Cobreloa in 2006.

Early Life & Youth Career

Vargas was born on 20 November 1989 in Santiago, Chile. He is of Chilean nationality and is of Chileans ethnicity. Born with the great wisdom and talents, his zodiac sign is Scorpio. He was born to Marisol Salazar

Grew up with the passion of football, Vargas started his youth career when he turned 14. As a youth, he played for Cobreloa for three seasons.

Club Career

Vargas turned professional when he started playing for Cobreloa in 2006. He scored 10 goals in 53 appearances with Cobreloa. He joined Santiago club Universidad de Chile in 2010, for a fee of $700,000 and scored 18 goals in 55 appearances, from 2010 to 2011.

Vargas was transferred to Italian club Napoli, with a reported fee of $17.9 million, on December 2011. He was loaned to Gremio, Valencia, and English club Queen Park Rangers while playing with Napoli.

Vargas agreed to a four-year deal with German club TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, on 24 August 2015, for a reported fee of $6 million dollars, plus an additional percentage of any sell-on fee. Currently, he plays for Mexican team Tigres UANL, which Vargas joined on 27 January 2017.

 

International Career

Vargas has made his international debut in 2010 and earned over 70 caps for Chile, kicked 34 goals with the team.

Vargas was the part of the squad at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the 2015 Copa America, Copa Aerica Centenario and the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Awards & Accolades

Vargas awarded as a Chilean footballer of the year in 2011. He also finished as a runner-up for the South American footballer of the year.

Personal Life & Affair

Vargas married his girlfriend Daniela Colett after having an affair for some time. They started dating in 2013 and celebrated their marriage in 2014. Vargas' wife, Daniela is a Brazilian model who received a degree in Business Administration.

Since getting married to till date, the lovely couple enjoys their conjugal life. They share two children together as a son and a daughter too.

Vargas is also famous for his tattoos that he has inked on several parts of his body. Apart from football, he is quite close with his wife, children, family, and friends.

Vargas has reached the age of 27 now. He has a height of 1.75m and weighs around 70 kg.

Net Worth & Incomes

This Chilean footballer has experienced the taste of several domestic leagues as well as played for the English club, German club, and Mexican clubs too.

Vargas current market value is known to be around $5.36 million dollars. His highest recorded fee is 11 million Euros when he played for Napoli. There is no any reliable sources to make confirm about his net worth. His net worth might be around or more than $2 million dollars.

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