Gabriel Mercado

by John Max 11 Jun,2018
Gabriel Mercado
Body Stats
Weight in KG 83 Kg kg
Personal Info
Facts
  • Father Javier Mercado
  • Mother Marceia Zazzarini
  • Birth Name Gabriel Ivan Mercado
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Birth Country Puerto Madryn, Argentina
  • Salary $1.3 million
  • Married to Lucia Stella
  • Famous Name Gabriel Mercado
  • Children Milena
  • Nationality Argentine
  • Currently Club Sevilla

Gabriel Ivan Mercado, commonly known as Gabriel Mercado is an Argentine international footballer currently playing for Spanish club side Sevilla FC as a defender wearing the shirt No. 25. Since 2010, Mercado is a team member of Argentina national team and has been capped 20 times.

Gabriel Mercado's Early Life

Gabriel Mercado is a native of Puerto Madryn, Argentina, born on 18th March 1987. His star sign is Pisces. By nationality, he is an Argentine and his ethnicity is not revealed.

Son of Javier Mercado and mother, Marcela Zazzarini, Mercado started his playing football with Racing Club at the young age.

Gabriel Mercado's Net Worth and Endorsement

Not to mention, Mercado's significant source of earning is his professional football career as he gets paid good worth through club contract, salary from the national team, sponsorship, as well as endorsement deals with various endorsement brands including Adidas.

As of 2018, he earns $25,362 as his weekly salary i.e. is almost $1.3 million per annum through Sevilla. His current market value is $5.76 million however back in 2016 his market value was recorded at $6.92 million, which indicates a decline in his market value.

However, Mercado has not revealed his exact figure of net worth.

Gabriel Mercado's Club Career

Racing Club

An Academic product of Racing Club, Mercado was promoted to the senior team of the club in the year 2006. On 21st of February 2007, he made his professional and first-team debut in a 0-1 victory over San Lorenzo. And soon he established himself as a regular rooster of the Racing senior squad.

Estudiantes LP

In July 2010, Mercado signed to Estudiantes de La Plata for a transfer fee of $800K and 50% of his rights. In his debut season, he won the Apertura and remained at the club until 2012.

River Plate

In July 2012, Mercado moved to River Plate. He played overall 94 matches and scored 5 goals for the Plate through four seasons i.e. 2012-2016.

Sevilla

On 4th August 2016, Mercado signed to Sevilla FC, agreeing on a three-year deal for a reported transfer fee of $2.88 million, along with River retaining 20% of a subsequent transfer fee.

On 20th September, he scored the first goal for Sevilla with a deflection on freekick by Samir Nasri in a victory against Real Betis.

Gabriel Mercado's International Career

In 2007, Mercado was called up to the Argentina U-20 national team. He was a part of U-20 that played at the 2007 South America Youth Championship in Paraguay and at the 2007 FIFA U20 World Cup in Canada.

On 10th February 2010, he made his international team debut for his native in a 2-1 victory over Jamaica.

In May 2018, he was named to Argentina 23 man squad along with his teammates Nahuel Guzmán, Lucas Biglia, and Paulo Dybala for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Thus far, Mercado has scored three goals for his national side.

Gabriel Mercado's Personal Life

Gabriel Mercado is a happily married man. He exchanged the wedding vows with his girlfriend, Lucia Stella. However, he has not shared any information about his love journey with his wife.

 

Feliz cumple a la reina de la casa! Te amamos por siempre Milena

A post shared by Gabriel Mercado (@gabimercado25) on

The pair is blessed with a baby girl named, Milena. Not only a lover they proved to be a proud parent too. They spend quality time with their baby and often visits world mesmerizing destination with her. If we analyze his Instagram account, it is full of his family photographs with such delightful captions.  

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