Guillermo Varela

Charleen 14 Sep,2017

Facts of Guillermo Varela

Full Name
Guillermo Varela Olivera
Last Name
Birth Name
Guillermo Varela Olivera
First Name
Famous Name
Guillermo Varela
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2022 Club : Flamengo (loan) Past Team : Copenhagen Market Value : €2 Million First Club Name : Penarol Position in Team : Right-back Current Club Jersey Number : 2

Football Player

2022 Club
Flamengo (loan)
Past Team
Market Value
€2 Million
First Club Name
Position in Team
Current Club Jersey Number

Career & Net worth

£936,000 Per Year
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Football Player
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Currently Club
Flamengo (loan)
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Guillermo Varela Olivera, famously known as Guillermo Olivera, is an Uruguayan footballer who started his career with Penarol before joining Manchester United in 2013. He also represented Team Uruguay at the international level and currently plays for Brazilian Championship Serie A club Flamengo, on loan from Dynamo Moscow.

Since 2021, he has been professionally signed with Dynamo Moscow and has represented the team in many games. Additionally, Varela has been a prominent part of the senior team of Uruguay since 2017.

How Much Is William Varela's Net Worth and Salary?

William Varela has amassed a decent amount of money from being a professional footballer. He has an estimated net worth of around $500,000. Currently, Varela is on loan with Flamengo. So, his weekly salary is £18,000, while his yearly salary is £936,000

GuillermoGuillermo Varela with his mate  SOURCE: Instagram @guillermovarela4

Before that, he also played for other clubs. When he left FC Copenhagen to join Dynamo Moscow, Varela received a fair deal worth €1 million. When he signed a professional contract with FC Copenhagen in 2019, Varela took €1.75 million.

Varela has a market value of €2 million, but it was €2.50 million recorded on December 29, 2021. Also, Varela makes money from brand endorsement and has a whopping deal with Nike.

Personal Life & Affairs

Varela is not married but is in a relationship with his stunning girlfriend, Paula Rodriguez. The couple reportedly began their romance in 2015. Paula is a supportive partner who has appeared in Varela's games to cheer him up.

GuillermoGuillermo Varela with his girlfriend  SOURCE: Instagram @guillermovarela4

Meanwhile, Paula is also an active Instagram user who uses IG as @pau_montilla. From her account, she features her ongoing lifestyle. 

Besides his career, Varela is entirely connected with his family and friends. He often likes to travel and party along with his friends and teammates. He also has an inked tattoo on his left hand. He has a height of 5' 8", around 1.73m. He has a balanced weight of 177 lbs.

Early Life

Varela was born on March 24, 1993, in Montevideo, Uruguay. Regarding nationality, he is Uruguayan, and his ethnicity is Uruguayans. Born with great wisdom and talent, his zodiac sign is Aries.

GuillermoGuillermo Varela with the national team in Qatar  SOURCE: Instagram @guillermovarela4

Since an early age, Varela was dedicated and devoted to sports. During his high school years, he lettered in football, basketball, and track &field. He began his youth career in his hometown with Penarol.

Club Career

Varela started his senior career with club Penarol before moving to Manchester United in 2013. He made his debut on June 5, 2011, in a 1-0 loss against Racing Club de Montevideo in the Uruguayan Primera Division.

After an impressive performance at the 2013 South American Youth Championship, he went on a two-week trial with Manchester United. He later agreed to a five-year contract with United on June 11, 2013, and was the first player who joins Manchester United under new manager David Moyes.

Guillermo Guillermo Varela also played for Manchester United  SOURCE: Instagram @guillermovarela4

In the 2014-15 seasons, Varela was loaned to Real Madrid Castilla, where he scored one goal in 33 appearances. He was then loaned to Eintracht Frankfurt, where he appeared in 7 matches. He did his second stint for club Penarol on August 12, 2017. His current teammates are  Nahitan Nandez, Alex Silva, etc.

Olivera represented his nation at Uruguay 17 from 2008 to 2010 and Uruguay U20 from 2011 to 2013. Besides, Varela was a part of the senior team of Uruguay that played in the FIFA World Cup 2022.


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