He has played for top European football clubs like Chelsea, Udinese as well as Fiorentina and represented Colombia in 2014 FIFA World Cup, Copa America in 2011 as well as 2015 edition. He was also in the Colombian squad for 2016 Copa America Centenario.
Juan Cuadrado was born on 26 May 1988 to mother, Marcela Bello Guerrero, and father, Guillermo Cuadrado in Necocli, Colombia.
He had a difficult childhood as his father, a truck diver by profession, was shot dead by a gang in Colombia when he was only 5 years old and got raised by his mother with his sister, Maria Angel.
Cuadrado started his junior career by joining the local youth teams of Colombia such as Atletico Uraba and Independiente Medellin.
His annual salary is in excess of € 6.7 million with a weekly salary of around € 1,30,000. His net market worth is in the region of £25.2 million.
Cuadrado also earned €3 million as an annual salary when he was playing as a part of a loan deal with Juventus from Chelsea. His annual wage while playing for Fiorentina was reported to be €2.5 million £68k per week gross.
His weekly salary in Chelsea is expected to be £85k making £4.42 million in a year.
Looking at his professional playing career, his endorsement with sports brands like Adidas and featuring on the cover of FIFA 2016 that also featured, Lionel Messi, his total net worth could range around $ 10 million.
Besides, he also has an endorsement deal and is the brand ambassador of SKBergé jeep in Colombia. He owns some expensive cars like Chevrolet, BMW etc.
He began his professional career by joining the senior team of Independiente Medellin in 2008 and made his debut and scored his first goal for the club against Boyaca Chico.
The Colombian midfielder then signed with the Italian club, Udinese Calcio on early July 2009 against Chievo and was transferred to fellow Italian side, Cesena as a loan in 2011.
He then signed with Fiorentina for a €1 million temporary deal during the summer of 2012 and scored his first goal against Cagliari.
Juan signed a four and a half year deal with English Premier League side, Chelsea managed by Jose Mourinho during February 2015 for a starting transfer fee of £23.3 million that could rose to £ 26.8 million and was a part of the team along with Spanish footballer Cesc Fabregas and Nigerian midfielder, John Obi Mikel that went on to win Premier League in 2014/15.
He was then transferred to Italian football club, Juventus FC during 2015/16 and 2016/17 and is currently playing for the club captained by legendary Italian goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon whom he signed a permanent contract deal which was worth €20 million.
He made his international debut and scored his first goal for Colombia against Venezuela on 3 September 2010.
Juan Cuadrado was in the Squad for Colombian at the 2014 FIFA World Cup at Brazil and got the award for FIFA World Cup top assists.
He was part of the Colombian team that came third at the Copa America 2016.
Juan Cuadrado, currently 30, stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 72 kg. He is married to his Italian girlfriend, Melissa Botero since early July 2016. The couple started dating each other in 2014.
The couple has a daughter, who was born prior to their marriage. Their only daughter Lucia was born in November 2015.