Joaquin Piquerez

by Charleen 21 Aug,2022
Joaquin Piquerez
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 1 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Joaquín Piquerez Moreira
  • Birth Country Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Famous Name Joaquín Piquerez
  • Father Daniel
  • Mother -
  • Market Value €4.00m
  • No. of Instagram Followers 494k
  • Position in Team Left-back, midfielder
  • Current team Palmeiras
  • Nationality Uruguayan
  • Profession Football Player
  • Girlfriend N/A
  • Squad No 22

Joaquin Piquerez is a well-known football player from Uruguay who currently plays for Brazilian Serie A club Palmeiras. He is also a national player who represents the Uruguay national team. The young player has been playing with the team of Palmeiras since joining them on July 31, 2021. Piquerez is one of the most loved players on his team, and he has also helped them to take home various titles with his great performances.

Being a national player, Piquerez has represented the Uruguay national team at various levels, including in the U17, U22, and U23. Furthermore, he also had a chance to play in the FIFA World Cup qualification matches, but due to an injury, Piquerez couldn't play. 

Net Worth In Millions

Piquerez makes most of his gains from being a professional football player. Piquerez's salary remains unknown, but he may earn around $269,693 as it is the average pay for a footballer in Uruguay. Before playing for Palmeiras, Piquerez has also been a part of multiple teams with whom he might have received a fair deal.

According to Transfermrkt, Piquerez's market value is €4.00 million. When he joined Palmeiras leaving Penarol, his transfer fee was €3.20 million. During that time, his market value was €1.00 million. So, it is clear that Piquerez makes a fair sum of money from his current team.

JoaquinJoaquin Piquerez celebrating after winning a title SOURCE: Instagram @joacopiquerez

His net worth might be in the six figures with such an amazing deal. Some online portals claim that Piquerez is estimated to have a net worth of around $500,000 to $1 million. Meanwhile, Piquerez makes money from not only football but also sponsorship and endorsement deals. Being a professional footballer, he has worked with some sports brands that may have helped him increase his wealth.

So, it is believed that Piquerez lives a lavish life with his high income. No doubt, Piquerez's income will rise in the future as the young footballer is still playing sports actively. 

Love Life: Is Joaquin Piquerez Dating Someone?

Moving onwards, Piquerez appears to be a single guy who is not dating anyone. None of his social media posts hints at Piquerez's involvement in romantic affairs. So, it is believed that he leads a solitary life and does not have a girlfriend.

On the other hand, Piquerez is currently at the peak of his career and is focused on it rather than searching for a life partner. Not only that, but he is also private and prefers to keep his personal life away from media prominence.

JoaquinJoaquin Piquerez with his teammate SOURCE: Instagram @joacopiquerez

As we know, Piquerez is keeping himself far from the limelight, and none of the media outlets can accumulate information regarding his love affair. So, it can be said that Piquerez is the most secretive person who has not opened up anything about his love life with the tabloids. 

Take A Look At His Career

Starting with his early days, Piquerez began playing football at Defensor Sporting. From 2017 to 2019, he was with Defensor Sporting, with whom he made 25 appearances. And later, he got a chance to play for another team, River Plate Montevideo. With the respective team, Piquerez played from 2019 to 2020 and made 20 appearances scoring two goals.

For the 2020-21 season, Piquerez joined Penarol, with whom he played in 37 games but didn't score any goals. After that, the skilled player received an offer from Brazilian club Palmeiras, and on July 31, 2021, he signed with them, and the contract expires on December 31, 2025.

JoaquinJoaquin Piquerez in one of his games SOURCE: Instagram @joacopiquerez

Playing for the Palmeiras team, he has helped them to win some titles, including the Copa Libertadores in 2021, Recopa Sudamericana in 2022, and Campeonato Paulista in 2022. While he was at Defensor, Piquerez also played an important role in taking the title of Uruguayan Primera Division: 2017 Apertura.

And as a national player, he has represented the youth team in various events. Piquerez was a part of the team that participated in the 2015 South American U-17 Championship and the 2019 Pan American Games. Representing the U23 team, he also appeared in the 2020 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament. As said earlier, Piquerez received an offer to play in the FIFA World Cup qualification matches but couldn't occur due to an injury.

Joaquin Joaquin Piquerez during his training session SOURCE: Instagram @joacopiquerez

However, his international debut came on September 2, 2021, while playing against Peru. And the match concluded in a 1-1 draw.

Also See: Lucas Torreira

Family Background: Age and Height

Joaquin Piquerez Moreira was born on August 24, 1998. He is a native of Montevideo, Uruguay, raised by his parents, Daniel (father), while his mother's name is missing from the web. But, it is clear that his parents have supported him since the beginning of his career, and Piquerez also credits them for his success.

Not only that, but his mother has also appeared in some of his games to cheer him up. We can see some snaps with his mom on his social media handles. Once his father gave an interview about his son where he said that Piquerez decided to play football when he was on his way to graduate from school. 

JoaquinJoaquin Piquerez posing with his beloved mother SOURCE: Instagram @joacopiquerez

So, rather than studying physics, Piquerez chose to become a professional athlete. From this, it becomes clear that he was passionate about playing football from an early age. 

Apart from that, there are no details about his other family members. So, it can be said whether he has siblings or not. Talking about his physical appearance, Piquerez is a tall guy who stands at 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).

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