Leandro Paredes Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Wiki, Current Team

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Leandro Paredes

Facts About Leandro Paredes

Celebrated Name Leandro Paredes
Age 27 Years
Nick Name The Magician, The Heir, Heir to Riquelme
Birth Name Leandro Daniel Paredes
Birth Date 1994-06-29
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality Argentine
Birth Nation Argentina
Place Of Birth San Justo, Argentina
Horoscope Cancer
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2002
Father Victor Paredes
Mother Myriam Benitez
Sisters Vanessa Paredes and Jimena Paredes
Marital Status Married
Wife Camila Galante
Children Victoria Paredes and Giovanni Paredes
Height 5 ft. 11 inches
Weight 75kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €38 Million
Salary £7.6 Million
Current Team Paris Saint-Germain
Position Defensive midfielder
Jersey Number 8
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Leandro Daniel Paredes is an Argentine professional football player who plays for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Argentina national team as a defensive midfielder. He has previously played for football clubs like Boca Juniors, Chievo (loan), Roma, Empoli (loan), and Zenit Saint Petersburg. On 29 January 2019, he joined Paris Saint-Germain on a four-and-a-half-year contract for an initial €40 million, potentially rising to €47 million.

On the international level, he has represented Argentina at various age levels. He has represented Argentina at U17 and the senior level. He made his senior international team debut for Argentina on 13 June 2017. He was part of Argentina’s squad that won the 2021 Copa America in Brazil. 

Leandro Paredes famous for

  • Being an Argentine professional football player.
  • For playing as a defensive midfielder for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain.

Where is Leandro Paredes from?

Leandro Paredes was born on 29 June 1994. His birthplace is San Justo, Argentina. His birth name is Leandro Daniel Paredes. He holds Argentine nationality. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Cancer. His father’s name is Victor Paredes, and his mother’s name is Myriam Benitez. His father, Victor Paredes was also a midfielder and a professional football player for quite a number of clubs in Argentina. He grew up alongside his two sisters: Vanessa Paredes and Jimena Paredes.

Leandro Paredes Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Boca Juniors in 2002 and began his career at the club. 
  • After spending seven years at Boca Juniors’ youth team, he made his senior team debut for the club on 7 November 2010 in a 2-0 away defeat to Argentinos Juniors.  
  • During his 2011-12 season, he made only 4 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • On 3 November 2012, he scored his first senior goal for the club, scoring twice in a 3-1 win against San Lorenzo. During his 2012-13 season, he made 21 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals in all the competitions.
  • On 29 January 2014, he joined Italian Serie A club Chievo Verona for the rest of the 2013-14 season where he made only 3 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • On 19 July 2014, he joined Roma in a temporary deal, with an option to buy outright from Boca Juniors. He made his debut for the club on 27 September 2014 in a 2-0 win against Hellas Verona. On 8 February 2015, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 victory against Cagliari. During his 2014-15 season, he made 13 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions. On 1 July 2015, he permanently signed for Roma for €6.067 million. 
  • On 31 August 2015, he was loaned to Serie A club Empoli for the rest of the 2015-16 season where he made 33 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • During his 2016-17 season, he made 41 appearances for Roma, scoring 3 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • On 1 July 2017, he joined Zenit Saint Petersburg on a four-year contract. The fee was €23 million with a possible €4 million in add-ons. He made his debut for the club on 16 July 2017 in a 2-0 win against SKA Khabarovsk. On 13 August 2017, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-0 win against Akhmat Grozny. In his first season, he made 39 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 11 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2018-19 season, he made 22 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions as Zenit Saint Petersburg won the Russia Premier League that season.
  • On 29 January 2019, he joined Paris Saint-Germain on a four-and-a-half-year contract for an initial €40 million, potentially rising to €47 million. He made his debut for the club on 3 February 2019 in a 2-0 loss against Lyon. In his first season, he made 22 appearances for the club, providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Paris Saint-Germain won the Ligue 1 that season.
  • On 29 January 2020, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 victory against Pau in the Coupe de France, exactly a year after signing for PSG, while wearing the captain's armband. During his 2019-20 season, he made 33 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Paris Saint-Germain won the Ligue 1, Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue, and Trophee des Champions that season.
  • On 10 April 2021, he scored his first Ligue goal, a free-kick in a 4-1 win over Strasbourg. During his 2020-21 season, he made 36 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 4 assists in all the competitions as Paris Saint-Germain won the Coupe de France and Trophee des Champions that season.


Leandro Paredes International Career

  • He has represented Argentina at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Argentina at U17 and the senior level. 
  • On 19 May 2017, he received his first senior call-up by newly appointed coach Jorge Sampaoli for Argentina‘s friendlies against Brazil and Singapore in June.
  • He made his senior international team debut and scored his first senior international goal for Argentina on 13 June 2017 in a 6-0 friendly win against Singapore. 
  • In May 2018, he was named in Argentina’s preliminary 35-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia but did not make the final 23.
  • On 21 May 2019, he was included in the final 23-man Argentina squad for the 2019 Copa America. Argentina's third-place achievement, he was listed among the "Best XI" team of the tournament.
  • He was part of Argentina’s squad that won the 2021 Copa America in Brazil.


Honors

  • Won the 2018-19 Russia Premier League with Zenit Saint Petersburg.
  • Won 2018-19, 2019-20 Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain.
  • Won 2019-20, 2020-21 Coupe de France with Paris Saint-Germain.
  • Won the 2019-20 Coupe de la Ligue with Paris Saint-Germain.
  • Won 2019, 2020 Trophee des Champions with Paris Saint-Germain.
  • Won the 2021 Copa America with Argentina.

Leandro Paredes Net Worth, Salary, Contract

He is a very successful footballer and his major source of earning is from his football career. In July 2015, he permanently signed for Roma for €6.067 million. In July 2017, he joined Zenit Saint Petersburg on a four-year contract. The fee was €23 million with a possible €4 million in add-ons. In January 2019, he joined Paris Saint-Germain on a four-and-a-half-year contract for an initial €40 million, potentially rising to €47 million. The net worth of Leandro Paredes as of 2022 is believed to have €38 million where he received £7.6 million as a yearly salary from his current club. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. His market value is around €20 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.   

Who is Leandro Paredes wife?


Looking at his personal life, he is a married guy. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Camila Galante with whom he has dated for almost ten years before marriage. The couple tied the knot on 29th December 2017, in an intimate ceremony. The couple is blessed with two children: a daughter, Victoria Paredes, and a son, Giovanni Paredes. He has an intimate relationship with his wife and children where they are living their life happily together.  

Leandro Paredes Height, Weight, Size

Leandro Paredes stands at a height of 1.80m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 75kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. His eye color is hazel and his hair color is 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. 

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 8.
  • His father, Victor Paredes was also a midfielder and a professional football player for quite a number of clubs in Argentina.
  • He was part of Argentina’s squad that won the 2021 Copa America in Brazil.
  • He wears shirt number 8 for Paris Saint-Germain.