Paulo Andres Garces Contreas, who is well-known as Paulo Garces is a Chilean footballer who currently plays for Deportes Antofagasta. This proficient goalie started his professional career with Universidad Catolica in 2003. He made his international debut for Chile in 2011.
Early Life & Youth Career
Garces was born on 2 August 1984 in Parral, Chile. He holds a Chilean nationality. Born in the early of August, this versatile player has a zodiac sign of Leo. He drew the attention of impressive football abilities at an early age.
Oscar and Miguel Garces are his siblings. The skillful player, Garces started his youth career with the Universidad, where he played from 1999 to 2003.
Garces emerged as a star of Universidad when he turned professional in 2003. While playing with Universidad, Garces loaned to Deportes Puerto Montt in 2004 & 2007 and to Everton in 2008.
After getting back from loan, Garces was transferred to Universidad de Chile, where he only made his appearances in only five games.
Garces was also loaned to Union La Calera while being associated with Universidad de Chile. He joined the Chilean football club known as O’Higgins in 2013. He made 30 apps with O’ Higgins and in 2013; he led his team to win the Apertura 2013-14.
Garces emerged as a full-blown star in 2014 when he transferred to Colo-Colo, where he played for three seasons. Currently, he plays for the Chilean football club Deportes Antofagasta. He joined Chile National team in 2011 but has played only one game so far.
Personal Life & Affair
This committed footballer Garces started dating Chilean actress and television personality, Joyce Castiblanco in 2007. Upon having an affair for a couple of years, they celebrated their wedding in 2009.
Since getting married to till date, they happily enjoying every moment of their life. There is very less chance of divorce occurs between them in future. The husband and wife have three children together named: Florencia, Benjamin, and Paulo.
Garces has reached the age 32 now. He has a good height of 5 feet 11 inch, which is around 1.80m. He has a billed weight of 159 lbs.
Net Worth & Salary
This Chilean goalie is one of the popular players and played with the several clubs of Chile but has not experienced the taste of to be playing with Manchester United, Liverpool, and Barcelona.
Garces current transfer fee is known to be around $875 thousands and the highest recorded fee is $890 thousand when he played for the Universidad. As per the report, his wage might be $150 or less per year. His net worth might be around $500 thousands but there is no any dependable source to make it conform.