Renato Tapia

Rob 21 Jun,2018

Facts of Renato Tapia

Birth Name
Renato Fabrizio Tapia Cortijo
Famous Name
Renato Tapia
Married to
Andrea Cordero Uzcategui
Currently Married
Nancy Cortijo



Caps : 32 Rank : 367 Squad No : 13 World Cup Game : 1

Football Player

Squad No
World Cup Game

Career & Net worth

Currently Club
Peru national football team and Feyenoord


Married to
Andrea Cordero Uzcategui
Currently Married

Renato Tapia is an international soccer player who currently plays as center-back and mid-fielder for Peru national football team and a Dutch professional football club Feyenoord. Further, Renato Tapia is managed by AGREF.


Tapia's yearly salary is reported to be around €572,000 with a weekly salary of €11K from his present club.

Early Life

Renato Tapia was born as Renato Fabrizio Tapia Cortijo on 28th July 1995, in Lima, Peru. Reviewing his nationality, Tapia is Peruvian. Tapis is the son of Luis and Nancy Cortijo. He often posts the picture of his mom on Instagram

Net Worth

Tapia's current market worth is estimated to be around £3.60 million as of 12th January 2018. He receives €11K as a weekly salary from his current club i. e €572,000 annually. As of June 2018, his release clause is reported to be around €6.8 million. As of 2018, his exact net worth is yet to be published.


During his youth career, Renato Tapia played for Sporting Cristal (2004-007) and Esther Grande(2007-2013).

Tapia was awarded Best Player in the 'Night of Stars' awards while he was in Esther Grande. He then received an interest from Premier League club Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur. Later he was rejected by Liverpool due to his height.

He began his professional career with Dutch professional club Twente where he signed a four-year contract in the summer of 2013. He was immediately sent to the club's reserves to develop Jong FC Twente.

He later made his debut in a 3-3 tie against De Graafschap in 20th September 2013. After a 2013-014 season, he promoted to the main squad of Twente and made his debut in a 0--0 tie against Cambuur. Tapia scored his first senior goal on 31st January 2015, in a 2-1 victory against Cambuur.

Tapia left the club in 2016 after scoring 6 goals in 31 appearances. He was transferred to Feyenoord with the transfer fee of £1.35 million on 27th January 2016, on a 4.5-year deal and made his debut in a 2-1 loss against Ajax. He has so far scored 2 goals in 23 appearances. Tapia is the member of the team that won 2016-017 Eredivisie and 20107-018 KNVB Cup.

International Career

Renato Tapia made his international debut with the Peru U17 squad where he played 4 games. Following that, he scored 2 goals in 6 appearances for Peru U20. On 1st April 2015, he earned his first senior cap in a 0-1 loss against Venezuela with a coach Ricardo Gareca.

His first international game came against Ecuador at the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification on 9th September 2016. He was called up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup along with Pedro Gallese, and Alberto Rodriguez. His team lost their opening match against Denmark via Yussuf Poulsen’s goal in 59th minute.

Personal Life

Renato Tapia is 182cm i.e 6 feet tall in his height and weighs around 78kg. He is married to wife, Andrea Cordero Uzcategui, blogger and fashion designer. The couple welcomed their first child, Amelia on 21st April 2015.


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