Felipe Baloy

by Nia 20 Jun,2018
Felipe Baloy
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 3 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Felipe Abdiel Baloy Ramirez
  • Birth Place Panama
  • Famous Name Felipe Baloy
  • Net Worth $15 million
  • Salary 1,15,5000 pounds annually
  • Nationality Panamian
  • Currently Working For defender and captain of the Panamanian¬† National Soccer team
  • Married to Eliana Galeano
  • Children Felipe Baloy, Maria Elisa Baloy

Felipe Baloy is a Panamanian footballer. He plays as a defender for Guatemalan club "Municipal". He is also a member of the national team of Panama.

Baloy started playing professional soccer at the age of 18. Currently, he plays as a defender for Mexican Primera Division teams.

Early Career and Education

Felipe Baloy was born on 24 February 1981 in Panama City, Panama. He is the second youngest among his seven brothers. He grew up with his brothers in the populous barrio of Cerro Batea in the San Miguelito district.  He grew up having interest in football from childhood while playing with his friends. His star sign is Pisces.

CAPTION: Felipe Baloy SOURCE: headbandsandheartbreak

He started football at the age of 18 with the debut in ANAPROF team "Eurokickers". Talking about his education he has only completed his high school. After his high school education, he started pursuing his career in football. 

Net Worth and Lifestyle

As of 2018,  Felipe's net worth is $15 million.  His current market value is reported to be 175 Th. €. on June 6, 2018. His highest market value was 2,00 Mill. € on June 14, 2009. His annual salary from club "Municipal" is 1,15,5000 pounds.

Felipe's Club Career

At the age of 18, Felipe started his football career with the team "Eurokickers". After one year he moved to Colombia's professional football team "Independiente Medellin". Residing in Medellin he played for Copa Libertadores in 2003. After the completion of the match, he was signed by Brazil's club "Gremio". There he played for  Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A 2003-2004 season.

Later in 2004, Baloy was signed up by Brazilian football team "Clube Atletico Paranaense" but since he was in Porto Alegre that time the team got eliminated from the match. Afterward, he played for the same league in 2005 and ended by becoming the second runner-up in the match.

After some time Felipe was signed by Mexican football team "Monterrey". He debuted on 30 July 2005 in Primera Divison League which ended up 1-2 against CF Pachuca. While in Mexico Felipe had to work hard in order to gain love from people out there since he was replacing everyone's favorite Pablo Rotchen.  Finally, after his outstanding performances, he was favored by people of Mexico.

In 2005 he played for 2005 Apertura where the team finished up as runner-up. Due to his extraordinary play, he became one of the best defenders from Mexico. In 2007 Baloy was loaned to American football team "Club America" for 2007 Copa Libertadores. 

CAPTION: Felipe playing against Argentina in Copa America Centen SOURCE: Zimbio

In the following years, Baloy was also linked with different clubs of Europe. On 2009 Apertura he played for Monterrey against Cruz Azul which ended up with the win of 6-4. Baloy was nominated for the "Golden Ball" for best defender the same year. However, he stood second for the award behind his teammate Duilio Davino.

During his 4- year stay at Monterrey, Baloy played for 145 times where he scored 10 goals. Later he was sold to another Mexican team "Monarcas Morelia".

International Career

Felipe started his international career by playing in the Panama U-20 squad which sought to qualify to the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship which was going to happen in Argentina. However, the team didn't manage to appear in the match since it didn't get qualified.

In 2001 he made his senior debut for Panama. He played in 2001 UNCAF Nations Cup against Honduras. He also represented Panama in 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification. Felipe was also part of 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup, 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup, and UNCAF Nations Cup 2007.

As of 2018, he is going to represent himself in Panama's preliminary 35 man squad in FIFA World Cup 2018, alongside his teammates Alex Rodriguez, Jaime Calderon.

Personal Life of Felipe Baloy

Talking about Felipe's personal life he is married to his long-term girlfriend Eliana Galeano. The couple is blessed with one son and one daughter. His first child is named after himself i.e. Felipe Baloy. The name of his second child is Maria Elisa Baloy. 

Currently, he is living in Panama with his entire family. He holds a close relationship with Blas Perez and Gabriel Enrique Gomez who are his team members.

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