Rodrigo Bentancur

by Rob 18 Jun,2018
Rodrigo Bentancur
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 2 Inch
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Rodrigo Bentancur Colman
  • Birth Place Nueva Helvecia, Uruguay
  • Famous Name Rodrigo Bentancur
  • Father Roberto Bentancur
  • Mother Mary Colman
  • Salary €3,172,000
  • Nationality Uruguayan
  • Currently Working For Uruguay national football team and Juventus
  • Currently Married No
  • Affair with Mel La Banca
  • Girlfriend Yes
  • Tatto(s) No
  • Squad No 6
  • Caps 8
  • World Cup Game 1
  • Rank 185

Rodrigo Bentancur is an international soccer player who currently plays as the midfielder for  Uruguay national football team and an Italian professional football club Juventus.


Bentancur has been a star in Boca Junior before heading to Juventus. Rodrigo Bentancur is currently managed by Back Sports S.A. He is wide as a hard-working, tenacious and tactically versatile midfielder who is capable of playing in any midfield position.

Early Life

Rodrigo Bentancur was born as Rodrigo Bentancur Colman on 25th June 1997, in Nueva Helvecia, Uruguay. He is the son of Roberto Bentancur and Mary Colman. He was born in Uruguay which grants him to Uruguayan nationality. His birth sign is Cancer.

At the age of 13, Bentancur was rejected by Uruguayan giants Penarol, he took his father’s advice and took a trial with Boca.

Net Worth

Bentancur's current market price is estimated to be around £13.50 million as of 7th June 2018. In July 2017, he was signed by Juventus on a five-year contract and the team will pay £8 million for him over the next two seasons.

Bentancur's annual salary is estimated to be around €3,172,000 with a weekly salary of € 61K which he receives from playing for his current club, Juventus. As of 14th June 2018, his release clause is estimated to be around €28.4 million.

There are no sources of information that could tell about the actual net worth of Bentancur, though it is believed that it could be worth quite a few million dollars.


Bentancur began his career as a youth player at the Boca U20 squad in 2009 where he remained with the youth academy for six years.

After playing for the number of years in a youth team, Bentancur was promoted in the main team in 2015 and made his debut in a league match against Nueva Chicago replacing Pablo Perez. The game was ended in a 0-0 home tie.

Before leaving the club in 2017, Bentancur played 51 games netting only one goal. Along with his team, he was awarded 2015, 2016-017 Primera Division and 2014-015 Copa Argentina.

Bentancur alongside Guido Vadala, Franci Cristaldo, and Adrian Cubas was the part of Carlos Tevez’s deal with Juventus have the first option to sign the youngsters.

Bentancur was transferred to Juventus on 1st July 2017, in a deal worth £9.45 million on a five-year contract after completed his medical on 3rd April 2017. His first match came on 26th August 2017, as a substitute in a 4-2 victory against Genoa.

Bentancur has so far played 20 games. He is the member of the team that won 2017-018 Serie A and Coppa Italia. He is in a contract until 30th June 2022, with Juventus.

National Career

On 19th January 2017, Bentancur earned his first international cap with the U20 squad of Uruguay in a 0-0 draw against Venezuela at the U-20 South American Championship 2017. Following that, he scored 1 goal in 14 caps for the youth team.

After playing for Uruguay in their under 20 teams, Bentancur made his full international debut for Uruguay on 5th October 2017, in a world cup qualification against South America.

Bentancur along with Lucas Torreira, and Luis Suarez was added to Uruguay squad led by head coach Oscar Tabarez for 2018 FIFA World Cup at Russia.

Bentancur was included in Uruguay's opening match of the 2018 World Cup in a 1-0 win against Mohamed Salah’s Egypt. Similarly, Egypt keeper Mohamed El-Shenawy named as the man of the match award after the incredible display. However, he had to turn down the traditional gift as it was alcoholic of Budweiser sponsorship.

Bentancur's team has scheduled for their next match on 20th June 2018, against Saudi Arabia. Besides, Saudi Arabia loss their opening-match by 5-0 against Russia on 14th June. As of 2018, he has made 8 appearances for Uruguay national team and has yet to score an international goal for Uruguay.  

Personal Life

Rodrigo Bentancur stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inches and weight is 73kg. He is active on Instagram with 327K followers.

Bentancur is in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Mel La Banca since April 2017. The duo is currently enjoying their relationship and often seen in world's expensive destination.


38 meses ! ????

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If we analyze his girlfriend Instagram account, she has shared a number of pictures with her love. It seems that the duo spends quality time with each other and shares deep bond and love.

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