Sebastian Coates

Charleen 13 Sep,2017

Facts of Sebastian Coates

Full Name
Sebastian Coates Nion
Last Name
Birth Name
Sebastian Coates Nion
First Name
Famous Name
Sebastian Coates
Currently Married
Relationship Status
Peter Coates
No. of Instagram Followers


Centre Back

2022 Club : Sporting CP Past Team : Sunderland Market Value : €6 Million First Club Name : Nacional Position in Team : Centre Back First Club Join Date : 2001 Current Club Jersey Number : 4

Football Player

2022 Club
Sporting CP
Past Team
Market Value
€6 Million
First Club Name
Position in Team
Centre Back
First Club Join Date
Current Club Jersey Number

Career & Net worth

£1,508,000 Per Year
Net Worth
$3 Million
Football Player
Weekly wage
Currently Club
Sporting CP
Started career as


Currently Married
Relationship Status

Sebastian Coates is an Uruguayan footballer who plays as a centre-back for Primeira Liga side Sporting CP and the Uruguay national team. He began his career with Nacional before stinting with Liverpool in 2011.

Being a native of Uruguay, Coates has represented his nation in many national and international games. Having played for many teams, Coates has received some awards and titles, including the Copa America Best Young Player in 2011 and Sporting CP Player of the Year in 2020.

Sebastian Coates Personal Life & Affairs

Coates married his wife in 2013, but her name is missing from the web. The married couple has supported each other for many years, and their love life is still going well. Apart from that, they also and has a son named Santiago. Their son was born on October 2014.

SebastianSebastian Coates has a son with his wife  SOURCE: Instagram @sebastiancoates16

Furthermore, Coates is a family person who loves spending time with his family. Like many footballers, Coates prefers to stay lowkey and keep his matters a secret. However, Coates has shared some snaps with his wife and child on Instagram.

We can find him active on Instagram as @sebastiancoates16.

How Much Is Coates Net Worth?

Coates is estimated to have a net worth of around $3 million, thanks to his long-term football career. Since 2017, he has been playing for Sporting CP and has a massive deal worth €4.72 million. While playing for Sporting CP, Coates earns £29,000 as his weekly wage and £1,508,000 per year. So, he is the third-highest-earning player in his club.

SebastianSebastian Coates maintains a healthy diet  SOURCE: Instagram @sebastiancoates16

Apart from that, Coates has also been a part of other clubs in the past too. He was a prominent player at Sunderland in history, and his contract with the team was €2.80 million. Now, his market value is €6 million. His highest market value was €15 million, recorded on June 7, 2019.

Early Life & Youth Career

Coates was born Sebastian Coates Nion on October 7, 1990, in Montevideo, Uruguay. He is of Uruguayan nationality and Scottish ancestry. Born with great wisdom and talent, his zodiac sign is Libra. He was born to Peter Coates.

SebastianSebastian Coates with the national squad  SOURCE: Instagram @sebastiancoates16

He grew up with a passion for football, and he started playing football at age 7. As a youth, his career started with Nacional where he spent eight years.

Professional Club Career

Coates started his senior career with Nacional in 2009, where he played for two seasons and scored eight goals in 60 appearances before joining English club Liverpool in 2011.

Coates agreed on a long-term contract with Liverpool for an undisclosed fee reported to be around $9 million. He made his debut for Liverpool against Tottenham Hotspur on September 18, replacing Daniel Agger in the 27th minute. He scored his debut and only one goal for Liverpool on March 21, 2012, against the Queens Park Rangers. For the 2014-15 season, Coates was loaned out to Sunderland, where he started ten games.

SebastianSebastian Coates in one of his professional games  SOURCE: Instagram @sebastiancoates16

Coates agreed on a permanent four-year deal with Sunderland for an undisclosed fee reported to be around $2.6m. He joined on loan to Sporting CP until the end of the season. He signed a contract with Sporting permanently on February 2, 2017. As of now, Coates has already made over 165 game appearances for the team.

International Career

Coates made his international debut at the 2011 Copa America. He was also part of the Uruguayan side at the 2012 Olympics, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and the 2015 Copa America. Apart from that, Coates is one of the footballers included in the national team playing in the FIFA World Cup 2022.


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