Jose Gimenez Biography

( 1995 - )
June 20, 2018
First published on:September 14, 2017
by Nick

Facts of Jose Gimenez

Date of Birth: 1995, January 20
Age: 24 years old
Birth Nation: Uruguay
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch

Jose Maria Gimenez de Vargas famously known as Jose Gimenez is an Uruguayan professional footballer who currently performs as a central defender for Atletico Madrid and Uruguay national team. He started the senior career with Uruguayan side Danubio in 2012.

Early Life & Youth Career

Gimenez was born on 20 January 1995 in Toledo, Uruguay. He holds the citizenship of Uruguay and by ethnicity he is Uruguayans. Born with the great wisdom and talents, his star sign is Aquarius.

Gimenez started his career with Toledo Junior where he played for one year.

Club Career

Jose Gimenez joined Danubio F.C and made his first senior appearance on 17 November 2012 against the River Plate. He played with the side from 2012 to 2013.

Gimenez then joined Spanish club, Atletico Madrid in 2013 agreeing to a contract of $10.77 million. He played his debut game in the Primera Division of La Liga starting in a 4-2 home win against UD Almeria.

Gimenez netted his first goal on 6 December 2014 for the club in a 2-0 win against the Elche CF. Until now, he scored 3 goals in 66 appearances.

International Career

Gimenez represented team Uruguay at the U20 levels, from 2013 to 2014. He made his debut for Uruguay senior side in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier match against Colombia.

He was also named in the Uruguay’s squad for 2014 World Cup finals. His first international goal was against the South Korea in a 1-0 friendly that he netted in September 2014. He and midfielder Gaston Ramirez are teammates on the Uruguayan national team.

Personal Life & Affair

Gimenez who attracted millions of spectators with an outstanding performance is not a married man. He has a partner, Regina Lafolla with whom he has been dating for last several years. The lovely couple shares a child together. They welcomed their first child, Lautaro Bautista Gimenez Lafolla, in December 2013. He got the nickname “Luati.”

Currently, the lovely couple happily resides in Spain. He is a huge dog lover and their family seems incomplete without their dog, the couple owns a baby bug.

Like every supportive wife, who likes to see her husband succeed, Gimenez’s wife Regina also supports him very much. She manages to be present in several games her husband plays.

Gimenez is equally successful in his personal as well as in his professional life. He has reached the age of 22 now. He has a good height of 6 ft 1 inch, which is around 1.85m. He has a balanced weight of 137 lbs.

Net Worth & Salary

This Uruguayan footballer is one of the sparkling stars of the football world. He is one of those players who become famous in a very short period. His current club pays him a fortune amount of salary which is around £72,115 a week and makes around £3,750,000 a year.

Gimenez current market value is known to be around $33.5 million and the highest recorded fee was $36 million. His total incomes, wages, salaries boosted his assets. He has an estimated net worth of $15 million.

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