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Guillermo Varela

Facts About Guillermo Varela

Celebrated Name Guillermo Varela
Age 30 Years Old
Nick Name Varela
Birth Name Guillermo Varela
Birth Date 1993-03-24
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Place Of Birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Nationality Uruguayan
Horoscope Aries
Current Team Flamengo
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Mechita
Height 1.73 m
Weight 70 Kg
Net Worth $ 1 million
Salary $200 thousand

Guillermo Varela is a famous well known popular professional Uruguayan football player who plays for the Penarol football club and the Uruguayan National Football Club. His playing position is Right-Back Defense. He is also known as the best defender for the team, Penarol. His shirt number is 6.

What is Guillermo Varela Famous For?

  • A Uruguayan professional footballer.

Where was Guillermo Varela Born?

Guillermo Varela was born on 24th March 1993. His place of birth is Montevideo, Uruguay. His nationality is Uruguay. His full name is Guillermo Varela Olivera. His Birth Sign is Aries. His ethnicity is Uruguayan. He was born with high talent. He had a very keen interest in sports since he was a child. So, he is dedicated and devoted to sports. He lettered in football, and basketball in his high school.

Guillermo Varela's Career Highlights

Club Career

  • Guillermo Varela began his football journey with his hometown club, Penarol. There he made his senior debut on 5th June 2011 with a victory score of 1-0 against Racing club de Montevideo on the final match day of the Uruguayan Primera Division.
  • After a very high impressive performance at the 2013 South American Youth Championship, he went on a fourteen days trial with Manchester United in May 2013.
  • There, he signed a five-year contract with United with the fee rumored to be €2.8 million on June 11, 2013. Then, he became the first player to join the Manchester United club under a new manager named David Moyes.
  • Later, he was loaned to Real Madrid Castilla, and Frankfurt because he failed to make an impact on the team. After this, he again didn't make any good impression. So, due to this, he went back to the club where he started i.e. Penarol on 12th August 2017.
  • He made his second debut for the club scoring a 4-0 victory against EI Tanque Sisley on 20th August 2017.
  • Varela returned to Pearol permanently on August 12, 2017. 
  • On August 20, 2017, Varela made his second club debut in a 4-0 victory over El Tanque Sisley.
  • Varela signed a contract with Danish Superliga Team FC Copenhagen that rung through June 2013 on December 20, 2018.
  • He signed a loan agreement with FC Dynamo Moscow for the 2020-21 season on October 17, 2020.
  • Varela made a permanent move to Dynamo Moscow on July 17, 2021, and the two parties agreed to a two-year contract. He was voted player of the month by Dynamo Fans for October 2021. 
  • Varela was loaned on July 30, 2022, by Flamengo from Dynamo Moscow until May 31, 2023.

International Career

  • Varela had played for the Uruguay Under-20 team at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.
  • Previously, he had also received his first call-up to the Uruguay senior squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Brazil and Peru on March 5, 2016.
  • He was selected in Uruguay's 23-man squad in June for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He has made 22 appearances till now.


Talking about careers, till now, he has not won any awards but his improvement will certainly get him big awards in the future.

Who is Guillermo Varela's Girlfriend?

Currently, Varela is in a relationship and dating a beautiful girl, Mechita who is an actress as well as a successful model. Their relationship is going smoothly and they are enjoying their relationship. The affair between them started in 2015. Varela often likes to travel and go to parties with his friends. He is also connected with his family.

How tall is Guillermo Varela?

Guillermo Varela stands at a good height of 1.73 m and his body weight is around 70 Kg. However, his other physical characteristics, including chest, waist, bicep sizes, hair color, and eye color are not known.

What is the Net Worth of Guillermo Varela?

The rising Uruguayan footballer, Guillermo Varela has an estimated net worth of around $1 million. His salary is around $200 thousand per year. His career as a professional football player is his main source of income. He enjoys wearing designer clothing and using well-known products, and he is satisfied with his income. He loves to wear branded products such as Nike, Adidas, etc.