Teofilo Gutierrez

by John Von 23 Mar,2018
Teofilo Gutierrez
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Personal Info
  • Birth Name Teofilo Antonio Gutierrez Roncancio
  • Birth Place Barranquilla, Colombia
  • Famous Name Teofilo Gutierrez
  • Father Teofilo Gutierrez
  • Mother Cristina Gutierrez
  • Net Worth Around $ 1 million
  • Salary € 80, 000 earns as an annual salary from Atletico Junior
  • Nationality Colombian
  • Currently Working For Atletico Junior
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Yeimi Collantes
  • Divorce Unknown
  • Children Cristiano Manuel Gutierrez ( Son) ,Shaddai and Yeilou Gutierrez ( Daughter)
  • Affair with Unknown
  • Girlfriend Unknown
  • Boyfriend No
  • Tatto(s) Unknown

Teofilo Antonio Gutierrez Roncancio famously known as Teofilo Gutierrez is a professional football player who plays as a forward for Colombian National Team and the Colombian professional football club, Atletico Junior.

Besides playing for several football clubs across the world,  he has represented Colombia in their youth sides, played at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Copa America in 2011 and 2015.

Teofilo Gutierrez also featured at the 2014 FIFA World Cup for Colombia alongside players like James Rodríguez, Radamel Falcao etc.

Teofilo Gutierrez’s Early Career

Teofilo Gutierrez was born on 17 May 1985 to mother, Cristina Gutierrez and his father, who shares his name, Teofilo Gutierrez, in Barranquilla, Colombia.

He started playing career with the local youth ranks of local Colombian football clubs and academy.

Teofilo Gutierrez’s Networth and Salary

His annual salary is around €300, 000  with a weekly salary being in the range of € 6,000 which he gets from playing for his current club, Atletico Junior. He has a market worth of £1.62 million.

His net worth earned playing the football across the world could be in the region of $1 million.

With his earning and fortune he is enjoying a lavish style and living a fine life with himself and his family. As for riding, he owns an Audi car worth several thousand dollars.

Teofilo Gutierrez’s  Career

After playing for the reserve team of Barranquilla F.C., he joined the main team in 2006 to start his senior and professional playing career.

He then signed with Colombian team, Atletico Junior and scored his first goal for the club against Malaga on 2 September 2007.

Gutierrez was in magnificent form as he scored 16 goals in  Copa Mustang I 2009 and was awarded the Golden Boot.

His fine performances for Atletico Junior led him to be signed by Turkish football club, Trabzonspor in January 2010 for an estimated transfer fee of $ 3 million.

He made and scored two goals against Ankaragucu for the Turkish club in his debut season.

Following his spell at Turkey, he signed with the Argentinan club, Racing Club in 2011 and was loaned to the fellow Argentinan team, Lanus and back to his former club, Atletico Junior.

He was sold to Mexican football club, Cruz Azul for a fee of around $ 3 million with an annual salary of around 1.5 million.

Gutierrez was part of the team that won Clausura Copa MX 2013. He later signed with River Plate in 2013 and made his debut as well as scored he scored his first goal in the same match against Club Atletico Colon.

He signed a three-year contract with Portuguese side, Sporting CP during the summer of 2015 and was immediately loaned to Argentinian based club, Rosario Central for 2015/16 season.

The Colombian striker is currently playing for his old club, Atletico Junior whom he signed a three-year contract deal in late June 2017.

Teofilo Gutierrez’s   International Career

He made his international debut for Colombian national team in August  2009 against El Salvador in a friendly and scored his first goal in the same match.

Teofilo Gutierrez has represented Colombia in the major tournament and events like Olympics, Copa America.

He played alongside Carlos Alberto Moreno at the 2014 FIFA World Cup at Brazil and scored a goal for Colombia against Greece on 14 June 2014.

Teofilo Gutierrez’s  Personal Life

Currently 32, he stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 87 kg. He is married to his wife, Yeimi Collantes and the couple is blessed with three children, Shaddai, Yeilou Gutierrez ( Daughter) as well as Cristiano Manuel Gutierrez ( Son).

The couple has been together since December 27, 2017, and has already been more than 17 years. Their first child was born on November 30, 2004. Their other daughter is 5 years old born on September 4, 2017.

He has been honored with South American Footballer of the Year award in 2014, a title who he shared with fellow Colombian, Miguel Borja and Brazilain forward,  Neymar.

He was once accused of trying to kidnap the wife of his teammate. Roberto Ovelar made accusations over him for his attempt to kidnap Ovelar's wife Gladys Ortega.

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