Erick Pulgar

Nick 04 Sep,2017


Erick Antonio Pulgar Farfan popularly known as Erick Pulgar is a Chilean footballer who currently plays for the Italian Serie A side Bologna as a midfielder and defender. He started his professional career with Deportes Antofagasta in 2011.

Early Life

Erick Pulgar was born on 15 January 1994 in Antofagasta, Chile. This versatile player holds a Chileans nationality. Born in the mid of January, his zodiac sign is Capricorn. He has two siblings; a brother and a sister.

Pulgar had a passion for football since his childhood. As a youth, Pulgar started his career with Deportes Antofagasta in 2009 where he played for two seasons.

Professional Career

Pulgar joined Deportes Antofagasta's senior team in 2011 but had to wait for 2 seasons to play his first match. He made his debut in 2013 and then has been a regular in the lineup. He stayed for 3 seasons with the Deportes and scored 2 goals in 38 appearances. 

Pulgar was then transferred to Universidad Catolica in 2014 for $400,000 US dollars for 70% of the player’s rights agreeing to a contract for 3 years. At the mid of 2014 season, he emerged as the most outstanding midfielder. He scored 7 goals in 35 appearances before getting a departure from Catolica.

The Italian club Bologna signed Pulgar on 20 August 2015 on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee. He was given the number 5 jersey. He made his debut for Chile senior team in 2015. Until now, he has not scored any goal in 5 appearances.

Personal Life & Affair

Pulgar has revealed very less info about his private life including his affair, dating history, girlfriend, or marriage life. The unanswered question about his private life has raised plenty of questions about his sexuality. He has not talked about his sexual orientation. However, he does not look like a gay at all.

Pulgar is well connected with his family. His parents are everything for him. Especially, he is very close to his younger brother who is 6 years old now. He has posted several photos along with his brother and family on his Instagram account.

Like other Chilean footballers, he is fond of tattoos and inked it on the several parts of his body.  Besides his career, Pulgar has a hobby of swimming and love Spanish music.

Pulgar has reached the age of 23 now. He is tall and has a height of 6 feet 1 inch, which is around 1.86m. He has a balanced weight of 78 kg.

Net Worth & Salary

This young and dynamic Pulgar has tasted the experience of several domestic leagues with Chile as well as he has also played for Italian club Bologna F.C.

Pulgar's current transfer fee is known to be around $2.4 million and it is his highest recorded fee until now. He is doing well in his career and still, he has to go long way in his job. His net worth might be around or more than $1 million but there are no any sources to make it conform.

Pulgar has several cars for riding including his favorite Subaru WRX STI worth around $40 thousand.


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