Thiago Motta

MJ 21 Nov,2018

Facts of Thiago Motta

Birth Name
Thiago Motta
Famous Name
Thiago Motta
Brazilian, Italian
Married to
Francisca Motta
Currently Married
Carlos Roberto Motta
Sophia Motta


Defensive Midfilder

Past Team : FC Barcelona, Athletico Madrid, Genoa, Inter Milan, PSG Position in Team : Defensive Midfilder

Football Player

Past Team
FC Barcelona, Athletico Madrid, Genoa, Inter Milan, PSG
Position in Team
Defensive Midfilder

Career & Net worth

2.5 million
Net Worth
7.48 million Euro
Currently Club


Married to
Francisca Motta
Currently Married

Thiago Motta is an Italian professional football player who played for two different nations and various recognized clubs. He is Retired now but he used to play as a Defensive Midfielder for some famous teams like FC Barcelona, Athletico Madrid, Genoa, Inter Milan, and PSG.


As a Defensive Midfielder, he reportedly earned around 2.5 million as his yearly salary during his club football career. Further, he has an estimated net worth of over 7.48 million Euros.

Early Life of Thiago Motta

Thiago Motta was born on 28 August 1982 in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is the son of Carlos Roberto Motta. His mother and siblings are unknown. Although he is born in Brazil, he is a citizen of Italy too. His student career is not known yet.

Professional Career of Thiago Motta

Thiago Motta started playing football professionally at the age of 17. In 1999, he was signed by Fc Barcelona. Before coming to FC Barcelona, he played for a local club Atletico Juventus. He played his debut match for FC Barcelona on 3 October against RCD Mallorca which ended with a 3-0 win. He played for FCB from 2001 till 2007.

CAPTION: Thiago Motta playing for FCB. SOURCE: gettyimages

After that, Motta signed a one-year contract with Atletico Madrid in August 2007. A year later, Motta joined Genoa C.F.C on a free transfer after a medical pass in September 2008. He scored total six goals for his club. Later, on 20 May 2009, he was transferred to Inter Milan with the buy-out fee of €10 million.

On the last day of January in 2012, Thiago Motta signed a three-and-a-half-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain. In PSG, he played his first match against Evian Thonon Gaillard F.C. Similarly, he extended his contract with the club up to June 2016. 

CAPTION: Thiago Motta playing for PSGSOURCE: Daily Mail

At the end of the season, Thiago Motta announced his retirement on 8 May 2018. On the other side, he was appointed as the new coach of PSG’s under-19 team.

Talking about the international career of Thiago Motta, he had played football for two different nations; Brazil and Italy.

Like Thiago Motta, Diego Costa also played for two nations.

He played his debut match for Brazil in the 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Likewise, Italy called him for a friendly match against Germany on 6 February 2011 and he made a debut match from Italy.

Awards and Achievements

We already know that Thiago Motta played for different clubs and two europian nations. During his entire club Career, he had managed to score 9 goals for FCB, 6 goals for Genoa, 12 goals for Inter Milan, and 12 goals for PSG. Altogether he made 489 appearances with 39 goals altogether.

Similarly coming to International Career, Thiago has only registered a single goal for Italy in his 30 appearances.

In 2003, he won the Don Balon Award as the La Liga Breakthrough player of the year. Lionel Messi won this award 8 times which is the most.

With Paris Saint-Germain, Thiago Motta won a league 1 title with one of the football legend David Beckham in 2013.  Famous Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marco Verratti are the colleagues of  Thiago Motta.

Personal Life of Thiago Motta

In a personal life, Thiago Motta is a married guy. He is living in a happy conjugal life with his wife Francisca Motta. The couple also has a lovely daughter named Sophia Motta.

CAPTION: Thiago Motta with his wife SOURCE: Picture World

Presently he is living in Paris with his family.

Net Worth and Salary of Thiago Motta

Thiago Motta is a famous football player who made a big-time money from his professional career. Till this date, his net worth is estimated at 7.48 million Euros.

Further, the retired football Player  Thiago Motta earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships too.  He is Endorsed by Nike and even after his retirement, he is earning around $2.5 million annually. He is now a coach of  PSG's U19 team earning the amount of €80,000  annually. 



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