Tuca Ferretti

Sujan 02 Mar,2023

Facts of Tuca Ferretti

Full Name
Ricardo Ferretti de Oliveira
Last Name
Birth Name
Ricardo Ferretti de Oliveira
First Name
Famous Name
Tuca Ferretti
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Aryad de Oliveira
Victorino Ferretti
Fernando Ferretti
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2022 Club : Juárez Past Team : Mexico (interim) First Club Name : Botafogo First Club Join Date : 1971

Football Player

2022 Club
Past Team
Mexico (interim)
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Career & Net worth

$3 Million
Net Worth
$5 Million
Famous for
Current professional manager
Former football player


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Ricardo Ferretti de Oliveira popularly known as Tuca Ferretti is a professional football manager and former player of Mexican and Brazilian descent. Ferreti managed Cruz Azul of Liga MX. Ferretti was an offensive midfielder who was renowned for his leadership, right-footed power, and movement.

Ferretti specialized in free kicks and played the majority of his career for the Pumas UNAM. In his home Brazil, he also played for Botafogo, Vasco da Gama, and Bonsucesso. In Mexico, he represented Atlas, Neza, Monterrey, and Toluca.

Ferretti Relationship Status and Children

Information on his personal life is still not disclosed. He has never shared information regarding the topic. Ferretti is always seen as busy in his profession so maybe that's the reason why he never brings his personal matter into the sight of attraction. 

FerrettiFerretti as a Coach SOURCE: Sopitas.com

He has managed Tigres UANL three times, Pumas UNAM twice, Toluca, Guadalajara, and Monarcas Morelia in addition to other teams. He and Ignacio Trelles are the only managers in Mexican football history to have presided over 1,000 league games.

How Rich is Ferretti?

Ricardo Ferretti is most well-known for his coaching work who was a former Football player. Also, he played midfield for the majority of his football career for the best team in Mexico.

Ferretti Ferretti to be named Head Coach SOURCE: As Usa

It is therefore assumed that his football career was the main source of his wealth, his net worth is thought to be over $5 Million. Not to mention, he is considered to be among the second highest-paid soccer coaches in the nation of North America. He was paid a yearly salary of $3.8 million while he was a Tigres player.

He also works with a number of brands and endorsements, from where he receives a sizeable payment for introducing the products to his audience.

Ferretti's Early Life and Parents

Tuca ferretti was born on February 22, 1954, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Victorino Ferretti and Aryad de Oliveria. The majority of Ricardo's childhood was occupied by Playing football on Brazil's beaches. Along with his four siblings, Ricardo was raised in Rio de Janeiro. Of his parents' five children, he was the fourth youngest.

FerratiFerreti along with Manuel Negrete, and Hugo Sanchez from right SOURCE: Reddit

He wanted to travel and play football until dawn on the beach. Ricardo was given his nickname “Tuca” by his mother. As it was the first word Ferretti spoke as a baby. 

Regrettably, the internet does not provide any information about Ricardo's academic history.

Ferretti's Achievements Both as a Coach And a Player

 Ferretti won multiple titles as a player with UNAM and Toluca and was named the Mexican Primera División Best Winger in the 1980-81 season.

Mariano Trujillo is another player who made his professional debut with UNAM Pumas. 

Ferretti Ferretti inspiring his players SOURCE: ESPN

 As a manager, he has led multiple teams to victory, including Guadalajara, Puma UNAM, and Tigres UANL, winning several Mexican Primera División titles, a CONCACAF Champions League title, and Campeón de Campeones titles.

He has also been recognized for his managerial achievements, receiving awards such as the Mexican Primera División Best Manager and being named the Liga MX Best XI Manager.


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