Marco Verratti Biography

Marco Verratti

Quick Facts About Marco Verratti

Celebrated Name Marco Verratti
Age 28 Years
Nick Name Gufetto
Birth Name Marco Verratti
Birth Date 1992-11-05
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Italian
Birth Nation Italy
Place Of Birth Pescara, Italy
Horoscope Scorpio
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2000
Awards 2012 Bravo Award, 2012 Serie B Footballer of the Year, 2013-14 UNFP Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year, etc.
Father Fabrizio Verratti
Mother Lidia Cremonese
Brothers Stefano Verratti
Marital Status In a Relationship
Girl Friend Jessica Aidi
Children Tomasso and Andrea
Height 5 ft. 5 inches
Weight 60kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Light Blue
Hair Color Light Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €50 Million
Salary £13.1 Million
Current Club Paris Saint-Germain
Position Midfielder
Jersey Number 6
Links Facebook Instagram

Marco Verratti is an Italian professional football player who plays for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Italy national team as a central midfielder. He started playing football for the youth team of Manoppello in 2000. In 2001, he joined the youth team of Manoppello Arabona and played until 2006. Later on, in 2006, he played for the youth team of Pescara and began his career at the club where he helped Pescara to win the 2011-12 Serie B and winning the 2012 Bravo Award. He has spent his entire professional career at Paris Saint-Germain, making over 300 appearances for the club. With Paris Saint-Germain, he won seven Ligue 1 title, six Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue, and eight Trophee des Champions. 

On the international level, he has represented Italy at various age levels. He has represented Italy at U19, U20, U21, and the senior level. He represented the Italy U21 football team at the 2013 UEFA European U21 Championship, winning a runners-up medal, and being named to the all-star squad for the tournament. He made his international debut for Italy on 15 August 2012. He represented his country at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2020. Since making his debut, he has obtained over 40 caps for his country.

What is Marco Verratti Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honors

  • Won the 2011-12 Serie B with Pescara.
  • Won the 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20 Ligue 1 with club Paris Saint-Germain.
  • Won 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2019-20, 2020-21 Coupe de France with club Paris Saint-Germain.
  • Won the 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2019-20 Coupe de la Ligue with Paris Saint-Germain.
  • Won 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 with Paris Saint-Germain.

Individual

  • Won the 2012 Bravo Award.
  • Won the 2012 Serie B Footballer of the Year.
  • Won the 2013-14 UNFP Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2014-15 UNFP Ligue 1 Foreign Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2015 Pallone Azzurro.

Where is Marco Verratti From?

Marco Verratti was born on 5 November 1992. His birthplace is Pescara, Italy. He was born to his father, Fabrizio Verratti (A Carpenter and former amateur footballer), and his mother, Lidia Cremonese (a housekeeper) where he grew up with his brother, Stefano Verratti. He holds Italian nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Scorpio. 

Marco Verratti Pescara

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Marco Verratti Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Manoppello in 2000. 
  • In 2001, he joined the youth team of Manoppello Arabona and played until 2006. 
  • Later on, in 2006, he played for the youth team of Pescara and began his career at the club. At the age of 15 years and 9 months, he made his first-team debut in the 2008-09 season. 
  • During his 2009-10 season, he appeared more regularly for Pescara, and since then became a key player in the first team.
  • During his 2010-11 season, he made 30 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 2 assists in all the competitions. 
  • During his 2011-12 season, he made 32 appearances for the club, providing 9 assists in all the competitions as he helped Pescara win the 2011-12 Serie B and earned a promotion to Serie A the following season. That season, after helping Pescara to promotion to Serie A, he received the 2012 Bravo Award for the best player under the age of 21 in Europe and also won the 2012 Serie B Footballer of the Year.
  • On 18 July 2012, he signed a five-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 for a fee in the region of €12 million. He made his debut for the club on 11 August 2012 in a 2-2 draw against FC Lorient. On 18 September 2012, he made his UEFA Champions League debut in a 4-1 Group A defeat to Dynamo Kyiv. In his first season, he made 39 appearances for the club, providing 4 assists in all the competitions as PSG won the Ligue 1 title that season.
  • On 20 August 2013, he signed a one-year extension to his contract with PSG, keeping him at the club until 2018. During his 2013-14 season, he made 43 appearances for the club, providing 8 assists in all the competitions as PSG was even more successful than the first as the team retained its Ligue 1 title and won the Coupe de la Ligue and the 2013 Trophee des Champions. That season, he was named as the Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year and included in the Ligue 1 Team of the Year for 2013-14. 
  • On 30 September 2014, he scored his first competitive goal for PSG in a 3-2 home win over Barcelona in the group stage of the Champions League. On 18 January 2015, he scored his first goal in Ligue 1 in a 4-2 home win over Evian. During his 2014-15 season, he made 49 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 11 assists in all the competitions as PSG won the Ligue 1 title that season and also won the Coupe de la Ligue, Coupe de France, and the 2014 Trophee des Champions. That season, he was also included in the Ligue 1 Team of the Year for 2014-15. 

Marco Verratti PSG

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  • During his 2015-16 season, he made 28 appearances for the club, providing 5 assists in all the competitions as PSG won the Ligue 1 title that season and also won the Coupe de la Ligue, Coupe de France, and the 2015 Trophee des Champions. That season, he was also included in the Ligue 1 Team of the Year for 2015-16. 
  • In August 2016, he signed a 3-year extension to his contract, keeping him at the club until 2021. During his 2016-17 season, he made 43 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 8 assists in all the competitions as PSG won the 2016-17 Coupe de la Ligue, Coupe de France, and the 2016 Trophee des Champions. That season, he was also included in the Ligue 1 Team of the Year for 2016-17. 
  • During his 2017-18 season, he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 7 assists in all the competitions as PSG won the Ligue 1 title that season and also won the Coupe de la Ligue, Coupe de France, and the 2017 Trophee des Champions. That season, he was also included in the Ligue 1 Team of the Year for 2017-18. 
  • During his 2018-19 season, he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 7 assists in all the competitions as PSG won the Ligue 1 title that season and also the 2018 Trophee des Champions. That season, he was also included in the Ligue 1 Team of the Year for 2018-19. 
  • On 2 August 2019, following PSG's 2-1 victory over Rennes in the 2019 Trophee des Champions, he became the player with the most titles with the club, with 22 trophies in total (six Ligue 1 titles, four Coupe de France titles, five Coupe de la Ligue titles, and seven Trophee des Champions titles). In October, he signed a three-year contract extension with the club, which would tie him to PSG until June 2024. On 12 January 2020, he made his 300th appearance for PSG in a 3-3 home draw against Monaco in Ligue 1. On 18 February 2020, he became the club's all-time appearance holder in the Champions League, when he made his 58th appearance in the competition in a 2-1 away loss in the first leg of their round of 16 draws against Borussia Dortmund, overtaking the previous record-holder Paul Le Guen at 57. During his 2019-20 season, he made 37 appearances for the club, providing 6 assists in all the competitions as PSG won the Ligue 1 title that season and also won the Coupe de la Ligue, Coupe de France, and the 2019 Trophee des Champions. That season, he also helped PSG reach the final of the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League where his team lost to Bayern Munich by 1-0 and finished as a runner-up.
  • In October 2020, he suffered a quadriceps injury while playing for Italy. On 24 November 2020, he made his return to play as a substitute in a 1-0 UEFA Champions League win against RB Leipzig. During his 2020-21 season, he made 31 appearances for the club, providing 6 assists in all the competitions as PSG won the Coupe de France and the 2020 Trophee des Champions that season.

Marco Verratti Italy

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Marco Verratti International Career

  • He has represented Italy at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Italy at U19, U20, U21, and the senior level.
  • He represented the Italy U21 football team at the 2013 UEFA European U21 Championship, winning a runners-up medal, and being named to the all-star squad for the tournament.
  • He made his international debut for Italy on 15 August 2012 in a 1-2 friendly loss to England.
  • On 6 February 2013, he scored his first international goal for Italy in a 1-1 friendly draw against the Netherlands in Amsterdam.
  • He represented his country at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2020.
  • On 20 June 2021, he made his first appearance of the Euro 2020 in a 1-0 win against Wales.
  • On 2 July 2021, he assisted Italy's opening goal of the match, scored by Nicolo Barella in a 2-1 win over Belgium in the quarter-finals of the Euro 2020.
  • Since making his debut, he has obtained over 40 caps for his country.

Marco Verratti Wife

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Marco Verratti Wife

Looking at his personal life, he is yet to get married but he is not single. Currently, he is in an open relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Jessica Aidi. He got two children, Tomasso and Andrea from his ex-wife Laura Zazzara. He has an intimate relationship with his love, Jessica Aidi, and his children, Tomasso and Andrea where they are living their life happily together. 

Marco Verratti kids

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Marco Verratti Height and Weight

Marco Verratti stands at a height of 1.65m i.e. 5 feet and 5 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 60kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is light blue and his hair color is light brown. His sexual orientation is straight.

Marco Verratti Net Worth and Salary

Marco Verratti earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In July 2012, he signed a five-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 for a fee in the region of €12 million. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €50 million and his salary is £13.1 million. His market value is around €55 million. 

Did You Know?

  • He stated playing football at the age of 8.
  • He wears shirt number 6 for Paris Saint-Germain.
  • He has spent his entire professional career at Paris Saint-Germain and, making over 300 appearances for the club. With Paris Saint-Germain, he won seven Ligue 1 title, six Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue, and eight Trophee des Champions.
  • 2012 Bravo Award.
  • 2012 Serie B Footballer of the Year.
  • 2013-14 UNFP Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year.
  • 2014-15 UNFP Ligue 1 Foreign Player of the Year.
  • 2015 Pallone Azzurro.