Egidio Raul Arevalo Rios who is popular as Egidio Arevalo is an Uruguayan professional footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Liga MX club Veracruz and the Uruguay national team. He started his senior career with the club Paysandu Bella Vista in 2001.
Arevalo was born on January 1, 1982, in Paysandu, Uruguay. He holds the nationality of both Uruguay and Mexico. Born in the early of January, his zodiac sign is Capricorn. As a youth, Rios started his career with his home team Paysandu Bella Vista where he played for one season.
Arevalo's junior career started with Paysandú Bella Vista in 2001 where he scored 2 goals in 35 appearances. He then signed to Penarol before moving to Monterrey in 2007. He then played with Danubio in 2008 season and for the 2009 season, he played for San Luis. He made his second stint with club Penarol in 2009 where he scored one goal in 30 appearances.
Arevalo went to play with Mexican club Tijuana in 2011. Arevalo was then loaned to Palermo where he netted two goals in 27 appearances. He was then again loaned to Chicago Fire for the 2013 seasons.
From 2014 to 2016, He played with the Mexican club UANL where he scored only one goal in 38 appearances. He then played as a loan from UANL to Morelia and Atlas until 2016 seasons. Currently, Rios plays for Veracruz. Following he played for Chiapas for one season.
Arevalo represented his nation Uruguay at the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2014 FIFA World Cup. In addition, he won the Copa America in Argentina and chosen as the captain of the national team.
Arevalo is a married man. He married his girlfriend Karla Gutierrez after having an affair for some time. Their first meeting was at a supermarket in a town of Monterrey. On their first meeting, Arevalo proposed her shyly. Then on the second day, the lovely couple went for a dinner one of the most beautiful restaurants in Monterrey, Paseo Santa Lucia.
Currently, the relationship between them is inseparable. They are happily living as a husband and a wife. The couple shared a child as a girl who was born on April 22, 2017.
Arevalo is quite connected to his mother. Both are fond of traveling. Their favorite places are London, Cancun, Punta Del Este, and Santiago.
Apart from his skills on his field, Arevalo is known for devotion to his Christian beliefs. He has reached the age of 35 now. He has a good height of 5 ft 6 inch, which is around 1.68m. He has a balanced weight of 150 lbs.
Nicknamed El Cacha, Arevalo has made huge remarks in the world of football. His current transfer fee is known to be around $950 thousands and his highest recorded fee was $3.56 million dollar when he played for the Penarol in 2010.
As per some online sources, he has a staggering net worth of $5 million dollars. His current salary is $768,000 and was paid €650,000 in 2012.