Guillermo Ochoa

by John Max Tue Jun,2018
Guillermo Ochoa
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Francisco Guillermo Ochoa Magana¬†
  • Birth Place Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
  • Famous Name Francisco Guillermo Ochoa Magana¬†
  • Father Guillermo Ochoa Sanchez
  • Mother Natalia Magana Orozco
  • Net Worth $5 million
  • Salary $900,000
  • Nationality Mexican
  • Currently Working For Standard Liege
  • Currently Married July 8, 2017
  • Married to Karla Mora
  • Children Luciano and Lucciana
  • is-played-fifa-word-cup-2018 1
  • Squad No 13
  • Caps 94
  • World Cup Game 6
  • Rank 403

Guillermo Ochoa is a Mexican footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Liga MX club América and for the Mexico National Team in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Ochoa made his professional debut in 2004 and has played for the teams like San Luis, Ajaccio, Malaga, Granada, and Standard Liege.

Ochoa has made a total of 106 International caps in his career.

How Much Is Guillermo Ochoa Net Worth In 2019? Know His Salary and Endorsement

As of 2019, Guillermo Ochoa is estimated to be enjoying the net worth of $5 million, however, the actual net worth is under review.

Currently, he is signed to Liga MX side Club América. As per the reports, Ochoa would be the highest-paid Mexican in all of Liga MX, with an income on par with Tigres star André-Pierre Gignac, roughly $4.4m (€3.9m) annually.

While in Standard Liege, Ochoa earns the annual salary of $900,000 while his weekly wage is $17,500. Back in 2014, he earned $2.275 million per annum. 

Report of Aug 13, 2019shows up the market value of Ochoa to be $3.57 million while his highest market value was reported to be $11.52 million. 

The detail of his properties and endorsement deals in not disclosed.

Is Guillermo Ochoa Married? Know His Personal Life 

Currently, Ochoa who stands 6ft in height is married to his longtime girlfriend Mexican model Karla Mora. The couple welcomed their first child, baby girl, Lucciana, in Corsica on February 8, 2013

On April 1, 2015, the couple welcomed their son, Luciano Ochoa, just after Ochoa's national team teammate Andres Guardado's son was born.

Well, Ochoa and Karla got married on July 8, 2017, in Ibiza, after years of togetherness.

 

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The couple is reportedly free from rumors and enjoys the blessing of the happy married life, sharing lovely moments on their social media.

Previously in 2006, Ochoa was reported to be dating Mexican actress, singer and songwriter Dulce Maria, however, without a disclosed reason, they broke up.

Early Life

Guillermo Ochoa was born as Francisco Guillermo Ochoa Magana on July 13, 1985, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He got his surname 'Ochoa' from his father Guillermo Ochoa Sanchez and 'Magana' from mother Natalia Magana Orozco.

Ochoa played with his hometown club before making his debut with Club America in 2004.

Playing Career (2004- Present)

At the age of 18, Guillermo Ochoa made his professional debut with Club America in 2004. Following a season in the 2005 season, Ochoa won his first championship with the team: Clausura 2005. The victory also followed Ochoa and the team's hands over the 2005 Campeon de Campeones Cup and the 2006 CONCACAF Champions Cup.  

Though Ochoa was offered contracts from many English clubs, he decided to play for Club America till 2011, while he helped the team to win 2008 InterLiga tournament. 

Ajaccio (2011-2014) 

Ochoa joined the French club Ajaccio on July 4, 2011, on a free transfer and signed a 3-year contract with the club. He made debut for the club on August 5,  2011, in a 0-2 loss against Toulouse.

The Mexican goalkeeper played for the club until 2014, when Ajaccio was relegated to Ligue 2 on April 20, 2014. In 3 years with the Ajaccio, Ochoa made a total of 112 appearances.

Malaga (2014-2017) and Loan to Granada

On August 1, 2014, Ochoa signed a 3-year deal with Spanish La Liga club Malaga, however, didn't make an appearance in the first season as Carlos Kameni being manager Javi Gracia's first-choice goalkeeper.

Later on March 5, 2016, Ochoa made his debut with Malaga though was transferred to Granada on loan on July 22, that year and played till 2017. While in Granada, Ochoa conceded 82 goals as Granada was relegated to the Segunda Division after only 4 wins in the season.

Standard Liege (2017- 2019)

Ochoa signed with Standard Liege on a 2-year contract on July 9, 2017, and won the Belgian Cup: 2017–18 with the team. 

International Career

At the age of 20, Ochoa made his International debut for Mexico National Team in a 2-0 win against Hungary on December 14, 2005. He was named as the third-choice goalkeeper for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. 

Formerly, the member of Mexico U-23 squad, Ochoa made his second World Cup appearance in the 2010 FIFA World Cup as a backup for veteran Oscar Perez, following their win in the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup. 

Mexico wins 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup SOURCE: Al Jazeera

Having played the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Ochoa made his 4th appearance in World Cup as the first-choice goalkeeper for Mexico National Team in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the captainship of Andres Guardado

In the game against Germany, Ochoa made a total of nine saves, notably pushing a goal-bound Toni Kroos' free-kick onto the crossbar leading the victory of 1-0 eventually.

Doping Allegation

Back in 2011, during the CONCACAF Gold Cup, Ochoa along with other 4 Mexican members was tested positive for the banned substance Clenbuterol, it was claimed that use of contaminated meat created the issue.

Even though at first, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to request a ban, but after the full report was submitted to WADA, the appeal was withdrawn on October 12, 2011.

 

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