Macnelly Torres Biography

( 1984 - )
June 19, 2018
First published on:March 26, 2018
by Rob

Facts of Macnelly Torres

Date of Birth: 1984, November 1
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: Colombia
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Name Macnelly Torres Berrío
Birth Place Barranquilla, Colombia
Famous Name Macnelly Torres
Mother Adiela Berrio
Salary £160,000
Nationality Colombian
Ethnicity Barranquilla, Colombia
Currently Working For National Team of Colombia and Atlético Nacional
Currently Married Yes
Married to Lindsay Torres
Divorce No
Children Yes
Girlfriend No
Tatto(s) Yes

Macnelly Torres is a professional footballer from Colombia who currently plays as attacking midfielder for National Team of Colombia and professional football team, Atlético Nacional.

The 33-year-old footballer played for Junior, Cúcuta, Colo-Colo, San Luis, and Al Shabab previously. He is the member of the Atletico Nacional that won Torneo Apertura (2011, 013, 015), Copa Colombia (2012,016), Superliga Colombiana (2012), Copa Libertadores (2016) and Recopa Sudamericana (2017).

Macnelly Torres’ Early Life

Macnelly Torres was born on November 1, 1984, as Macnelly Torres Berrio in Barranquilla, Colombia. Regarding his nationality, he is Colombian.

Macnelly Torres got his first name Macnelly by his father inspired by a famous baseball player that was around at the time of his birth. His mother's name is Adiela Berrio and also has a sister.

Macnelly Torres’ Net Worth

In 2010, Torres' market value was estimated at £2.07million and his current market value is estimated to be £1.35 million.

In 2014, Torres' salary was estimated to be around £130,000 and currently, he earns €8K in a week. His annual earning from salary is reported to be about $400,000.

Looking towards his successful football career,  Torres's net worth is assumed to be no less than six digit figure. However, he has not revealed the exact figure of his net worth.

Macnelly Torres’ Career

Macnelly Torres began his career as a member of the Junior FC U-20. On January 1, 2002, he was promoted to a first-team of Junior FC. Later, he left the club after scoring 6 goals in 79 appearances.

Torres was signed by Cucuta on July 1, 2005, with whom he won 2006 Torneo Finalizacion. Before leaving the club in 2008, he scored 11 goals in 84 appearances.

Torres then signed with Chilean Club, Colo-Colo after Argentine player, Jesus Datolo failed to sign. He completed his move on July 1, 2008, with the transfer fee of £1.40million, became the most expensive transaction in the Chilean football.

In 2011, Torres left the club after making 81 appearances and scoring 15 goals. He was the member of the Colo-Colo team that won Torneo Clausura in 2008 and 2009.

Torres had a loan spell at Mexican professional football club, San Luis F.C. in 2012 where managed 16 appearances scoring 1 goal.

On August 1, 2013, Torres was transferred to Al Shabab where he scored 1 goal in 22 appearances.

He then moved to Junior FC on a free transfer on January 1, 2015. He later left the club after making 19 appearances scoring 2 goals.

On July 1, 2015, Torres was transferred to Atletico Nacional from Junior FC while his market value was estimated at £900,000. He has so far scored 13 goals in 72 appearances.

Macnelly Torres’ International Career

Macnelly Torres began his international career with the Colombian U-20 team in 2003 with whom he played 5 games.

On July 10, 2005, He made his international debut in 2005 Gold Cup against Honduras under the coach Reinaldo Rueda.

Torres has represented his national team at Copa America 2007 and 2014 World Cup. He has been capped 48 times for his national team scoring 4 goals. He is supported by Wílmar Barrios, Abel Aguilar and Giovanni Moreno in the international matches.

Macnelly Torres’ Personal Life

Torres is married to his beloved wife, Lindsay Torres. The couple is blessed with a daughter named, Sharon Sofía Torres Alvarez, born in 2006 and Salometetita in 2011.

His wife Lindsay is an MBA student and is currently running events design company names Torres De Amor Events Desing since 2015.

They appear to be a happy or blissful family whenever seen in public together and have been sharing a lovely bonding together. He stands at height of 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 72kg.

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