Giancarlo Gonzalez

Rob 18 Feb,2018

Facts of Giancarlo Gonzalez

Birth Name
Giancarlo "Pipo" Gonzalez Castro
Famous Name
Giancarlo Gonzalez
Costa Rican
Currently Married
Elsa Castro


Career & Net worth

$1.07 million
Net Worth
$1.5 million
Currently Club
Costa Rica national football team and Bologna


Currently Married

An international footballer, Giancarlo Gonzalez currently plays as a center-back for Costa Rica national football team and Bologna. The 30-year-old footballer has played for many clubs that include Alajuelense, Valerenga, Columbus Crew and Palermo.

In 2007, Gonzalez made his international debut with the Costa Rica U-20 and has also played for the senior team.

Giancarlo Gonzalez's Early Life

Giancarlo Gonzalez was born Giancarlo “Pipo’Gonzalez Castro on February 8, 1988, in Desamparados, San Jose, Costa Rica. He was born to his parents, Roberto and Elsa Castro and grew up his two siblings: Julie and Roberth. Gonzalez holds a Costa Rican nationality.

Giancarlo Gonzalez's Net Worth

Gonzalez maintains a good earning as a brand ambassador of ‘Nike”. In 2015, his market value was estimated at £4.50million and currently, his market value is estimated to be £1.80 million.

Gonzalez's current yearly salary is estimated at $1.07million, however his net worth is yet to disclose.

As per our record, Gonzalez's net worth of 2018 is expected to be $1.5 million. He has some expensive cars but hasn't revealed any details about them.

Giancarlo Gonzalez's Career

Gonzalez started his career with the youth team of Alajuelense in 2004 where he played for two years. He then started playing for senior team since July 1, 2008. He scored 6 goals in 91 appearances until 2012.

On July 1, 2012, Gonzalez was transferred to Valerenga while his market value was estimated at £360 thousand. He played for around a year in the club where he scored 2 goals in 37 appearances until 2013.

On February 21, 2014, Gonzalez signed with Columbus Crew. He was later nominated for the Satirical “Fallon d’Floor” award for his performance. Gonzalez scored 1 goal in 17 games before leaving the team in 2014.

Gonzalez then signed a three year deal with Palermo on August 26, 2014, with the transfer fee reported to be £3.42million. His first match came against Cesena in October 2014 where he scored a winning goal in the first minute of injury time. Gonzalez scored 4 goals in 84 games until ending his deal with the club.

On July 1, 2017, Gonzalez signed with Bologna for £1.35million. So far, he has played seven matches since 2017. He has a contract with the team which keeps him until June 2020. Gonzalez is the agent of TMP SOCCER srl.

Giancarlo Gonzalez's International Career

In 2007, Gonzalez made his international debut with the Costa Rica U-20 and was the member of the team at the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, Canada. He also made his appearance in 2 matches.

At the age of 22, Gonzalez earned his first international cap against Slovakia in June 2010. He later scored the lone goal against Honduras at the 2013 Copa Centroamericana final.

Gonzalez was named for 2014 FIFA World Cup where he gave his impressive performance.  For the nation, he has scored 2 goals in 65 caps. He has represented his national team at World Cup Qualification, International Friendlies, and Copa Centromericana 2014.

His teammates Cristian Gamboa, Bryan Oviedo and Jose Salvatierra cover defensive line with him in the international matches.

Giancarlo Gonzalez's Personal Life

Giancarlo Gonzalez is a single and is currently raising his adorable son, Andrey. He maintains a good time for his family from his busy schedule.

Giancarlo Gonzalez hasn’t shared any information about his wife and is often seen enjoying a vacation with his family in an expensive destination that includes Rome, Pisa, Italy.

He currently lives with his family in Castro house, in Fallas de Desamparados Street.


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