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Andrés Guardado

Facts About Andrés Guardado

Celebrated Name Andrés Guardado
Age 36 Years Old
Nick Name El Principito
Birth Name José Andrés Guardado Hernández
Birth Date 1986-09-28
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Mexican and Spanish
Birth Nation Mexico
Place Of Birth Guadalajara, Mexico
Horoscope Virgo
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Career Start 1993
Awards 2005 Mexican Primera Division Best Rookie, Apertura 2006, Clausura 2007 Mexican Primera Division Best Full-back, etc.
Father Andrés Manuel Guardado
Mother Teresa Hernández
Marital Status Married
Wife Sandra de la Vega
Children Maximo and Catalina
Height 5 ft. 7 inches
Weight 67kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €5.6 Million
Salary £1.4 Million
Current Club Real Betis
Position Defensive midfielder/Winger/Left-back
Jersey Number 18
Links Facebook Twitter Instagram

José Andrés Guardado Hernández professionally known as Andrés Guardado is a Mexican professional football player. He currently plays for La Liga club Real Betis and captains the Mexico national team. His playing position is a defensive midfielder. 

Andrés Guardado started playing football for the youth team of Atlas in 1993 and began his career at the club. In 2007, he officially signed for the Spanish team Deportivo where he spent five seasons. In 2012, he joined another team in Spain, Valencia, with brief loan stints at Bayern Leverkusen and PSV, before permanently joining the latter club in 2015 and winning two Eredivisie titles. He then returned to Spain two years later with Real Betis where he has since gone on to make over 160 appearances for the club in all the competitions.

On the international level, Andrés Guardado has represented Mexico at various age levels. He has represented Mexico at the senior level. He made his senior international team debut for Mexico on 14 December 2005. He has represented Mexico in four Worlds Cups (2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018), four Golden Cups-winning 2011, 2015, and 2019 tournaments-two Copa Americas (2006 and 2016), and two Confederations Cups (2013 and 2017). Since his debut, he is currently the second most-capped player in the history of the Mexico national team with 175 appearances.


Andrés Guardado Famous For

  • Being a Mexican professional football player.
  • For playing as a defensive midfielder for La Liga club Real Betis.

Where was Andrés Guardado born?

Andrés Guardado was born on 28 September 1986. His birthplace is Guadalajara, Mexico. His birth name is José Andrés Guardado Hernández. He holds Mexican and Spanish nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Libra. His father’s name is Andrés Manuel Guardado and his mother’s name is Teresa Hernández. Information regarding his education is currently unavailable. He was keenly interested in football since he was a child.

Andrés Guardado Football Career

Club Career

Atlas

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Atlas in 1993 and began his career at the club.
  • After progressing through the youth ranks at Atlas, he made his league debut for the club on 20 August 2005 in a 3-2 win against Pachuca. On 15 October 2005, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 away win against Tigres UANL. During his 2005-06 season, he made 26 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions as he was voted as Mexican Primera Division Best Rookie.
  • On 19 August 2006, he scored his first professional brace in a 2-0 home victory against Club America, both of them being long-range shots from outside the box. During his 2006-07 season, he made 36 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions as his performances again led him to win back-to-back (Apertura and Clausura) awards for the best full-back.

Deportivo

  • In July 2007, he officially signed for the Spanish team Deportivo and was given the number shirt number 18. At Deportivo, he went on to play five seasons for the club where he made 165 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 16 assists in all the competitions. With Deportivo, he won one UEFA Intertoto Cup (in 2008) and Segunda Division (in 2011-12). Additionally, he also won the Deportivo de La Coruña Fan's Player of the Year (in 2008 and 2011), Deportivo de La Coruña Fan's Player of the Season (in 2007-08 and 2011-12), and Segunda Division Best Attacking Midfielder (in 2011-12). 

Valencia

  • On 28 May 2012, he signed a four-year contract with Valencia CF. He made his debut for the club on 19 August 2012 in a 1-1 draw against Real Madrid. On 19 September 2012, he made his debut appearance for the UEFA Champions League in a 2-1 group stage loss against Bayern Munich. On 15 May 2013, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-0 win against Rayo Vallecano. In his first season, he made 44 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 6 assists in all the competitions.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen (loan)

  • On 30 January 2014, he was loaned to Bundesliga club Bayer 04 Leverkusen for the rest of the 2013-14 season, with an option to buy afterward. He made his debut for the club on 2 February 2014 in a 1-0 loss against 1. FC Kaiserslautern for the DFB-Pokal, playing as a left wing-back. During his loan spell at Bayer 04 Leverkusen, he made 7 appearances for the club in all the competitions.

PSV Eindhoven 

  • On 26 August 2014, he was loaned out to PSV for the 2014-15 season. He made 31 August 2014 in a 2-0 win against Vitesse Arnhem at Philips Stadion. He then managed to wear the captain's armband within his first months and won the Player of the Month award for November 2014. On 7 March 2015, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-0 win against Go Ahead Eagles. During his loan spell at PSV, he made 35 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as PSV won the league title that season. In addition, he was also named as the AD Eredivisie Player of the Year and VI Eredivisie Player of the Year.
  • Following his impressive performances in his loan spell, on 1 July 2015, PSV permanently signed him from Valencia CF on a three years contract for an undisclosed fee. During his 2015-16 season, he made 34 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 12 assists in all the competitions as PSV won the league title and Johan Cruyff Shield that season. 
  • On 31 July 2016, he was in the starting eleven against Feyenoord, who were defeated 1-0 in the Johan Cruyff Shield. On 14 May 2017, he made his 100th competitive appearance for the club in a 4-1 victory over PEC Zwolle. During his 2016-17 season, he made 33 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 9 assists in all the competitions as PSV won the Johan Cruyff Shield that season.

Real Betis

  • On 7 July 2017, he signed for Spanish club Real Betis for a reported €2.3 million on a three-year deal. The following month he was named their co-captain and he made his competitive debut for the club on 20 August 2017 in a 2-0 loss to Barcelona. On 25 November 2017, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-2 home draw against Girona FC. In his first season, he made 30 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 8 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2018-19 season, he made 42 appearances for the club, providing 4 assists in all the competitions.
  • In December 2019, he renewed his contract until 2022. On 4 July 2020, he made his 100th official appearance for the club, captaining the side in their 1-1 league draw to RC Celta de Vigo and becoming the first Mexican to reach that mark for three European clubs in the process. On 11 July 2020, he picked up a hamstring injury in a 1-0 league loss to Atletico Madrid, causing him to miss the rest of the season. During his 2019-20 season, he made 30 appearances for the club, providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
  • Following an absence as a result of a hamstring injury, he played his first match of the 2020-21 season against Valencia on 3 October 2020, coming on as a stoppage-time substitute in a 2-0 away league victory, marking it as his 14th season in Europe and becoming the Mexican with most seasons in Europe, surpassing Hugo Sánchez's record of 13. On 17 January 2021, after recovering for nearly two weeks from COVID-19, he returned to the field, coming on as a second-half substitute in a 2-0 win against Sporting de Gijon in the Copa del Rey round of 32 matches. During his 2020-21 season, he made 27 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions.
  • On 11 January 2022, following his appearance in the league match against Rayo Vallecano, he became the Mexican player with the most games in Europe with 496, surpassing the record held by Hugo Sánchez. On 13 February 2022, he reached the 500-game mark in the 4-2 victory over Levante. During his 2021-22 season, he made 36 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Real Betis won the Copa del Rey that season.


International Career

  • He has represented Mexico at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Mexico at the senior level. 
  • He made his senior international team debut for Mexico on 14 December 2005 in a 2-0 friendly win against Hungary.
  • On 1 March 2007, he scored his first international goal for Mexico in a 3-1 friendly win against Venezuela.
  • He has represented Mexico in four Worlds Cups (2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018), four Golden Cups-winning 2011, 2015, and 2019 tournaments-two Copa Americas (2006 and 2016), and two Confederations Cups (2013 and 2017). 
  • He was part of the Mexico squad that won three CONCACAF Gold Cup (in 2011, 2015, and 2019) and one CONCACAF Cup (in 2015).
  • Since his debut, he is currently the second most-capped player in the history of the Mexico national team with 175 appearances.

Who is Andrés Guardado’s Wife?

Looking at his personal life, Andrés Guardado is a married guy. His first wife is Briana Morales with whom he got married in 2006. Five years later, he got divorced from her wife due to some undisclosed reasons. After his first marriage ended, he reportedly married Sandra de la Vega. The couple has remained secretive about the whole thing, such that, it is not clear if they really got married or not. Moreover, the couple is blessed with two children named Maximo and Catalina. He had shared a couple of pictures with his wife and children on his social media accounts. At present, he has an intimate relationship with his wife and children where they are living happily together. 

Andrés Guardado’s Net Worth 2022

Andrés Guardado is a Mexican professional football player who currently plays for La Liga club Real Betis. He is a very talented football player and with his continuous hard work and dedication, he has accumulated a huge amount of money from his football career which is his major source of wealth. In July 2017, he signed for Spanish club Real Betis for a reported €2.3 million on a three-year deal. As of 2022, his net worth is believed to be €5.6 million where he received £1.4 million as a yearly salary from his current club. In addition, his market value is around €1.50 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.     

How tall is Andrés Guardado?

Andrés Guardado stands at a height of 1.69m i.e. 5 feet and 7 inches tall. He has a body weight of 67kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body. 

Andrés Guardado Transfer History

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Atlas in 1993 and began his career at the club.
  • In July 2007, he officially signed for the Spanish team Deportivo for an undisclosed fee. 
  • In May 2012, he signed a four-year contract with Valencia CF. 
  • In January 2014, he was loaned to Bundesliga club Bayer 04 Leverkusen for the rest of the 2013-14 season, with an option to buy afterward. 
  • In August 2016, he was loaned out to PSV for the 2014-15 season.
  • Following his impressive performances in his loan spell, on 1 July 2015, PSV permanently signed him from Valencia CF for an undisclosed fee. 
  • In July 2017, he signed for Spanish club Real Betis for a reported €2.3 million on a three-year deal. 

Awards and Achievements

Honors

  • Won the 2011-12 Segunda Division with Deportivo La Coruna. 
  • Won the 2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup with Deportivo La Coruna.
  • Won the 2014-15, 2015-16 Eredivisie with PSV.
  • Won the 2015, 2016 Johan Cruyff Shield with PSV.
  • Won the 2021-22 Copa del Rey with Real Betis.
  • Won the 2011, 2015, 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup with Mexico.
  • Won the 2015 CONCACAF Cup with Mexico.  

Awards

  • Won the Apertura 2005 Mexican Primera Division Best Rookie.
  • Won the Apertura 2006, Clausura 2007 Mexican Primera Division Best Full-back. 
  • Won the 2008, 2011 Deportivo de La Coruna Fan's Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2007-08, 2011-12 Deportivo de La Coruna Fan's Player of the Season.
  • Won the 2011-12 Segunda Division Best Attacking Midfielder.
  • Won the 2014-15 AD Eredivisie Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2014-15 VI Eredivisie Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup Golden Ball. 

Did You Know?

  • He was keenly interested in football since he was a child.
  • He started playing football at the age of 7.
  • He is currently the second most-capped player in the history of the Mexico national team with 175 appearances.
  • He wears shirt number 18 for Real Betis.