Renato Tapia Biography

Renato Tapia

Quick Facts About Renato Tapia

Celebrated Name Renato Tapia
Age 25 Years
Nick Name Tapia
Birth Name Renato Fabrizio Tapia Cortijo
Birth Date 1995-07-28
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Peruvian
Birth Nation Peru
Place Of Birth Lima, Peru
Horoscope Leo
Ethnicity Multiracial
Career Start 2004
Father Luis Tapia
Mother Nancy Cortijo
Marital Status Married
Wife Andrea Cordero Uzategui
Children Amelia
Height 6 ft. 1 inches
Weight 78kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $1 Million-$5 Million
Salary £520,000
Current Team Celta de Vigo
Position Defensive midfielder
Jersey Number 14
Links Facebook Twitter Instagram

Renato Fabrizio Tapia Cortijo professionally known as Renato Tapia is a Peruvian professional football player who plays for La Liga club Celta Vigo and the Peru national team as a defensive midfielder. He started playing football for the youth team of Sporting Cristal in 2004 and played until 2007. In 2007, he joined the youth team of Esther Grande at twelve years old where he quickly established himself as a youth player. In the summer transfer of 2013, he moved to Europe for the first time in his career, signing a four-year contract with Eredivisie side Twente. Immediately after joining the club, he was sent to the Jong FC Twente, the club's reserves, to develop and made his debut for Jong FC Twente on 20 September 2013. After the 2013-14 season, he promoted to the main squad of Twente and made his debut for the senior team on 9 August 2014. On 27 January 2016, he joined Feyenoord for a reported transfer fee of €2.4 million on a 4.5-year contract. He made his debut for the club on 7 February 2016. During his four years spell at Feyenoord, he won one Eredivisie, two KNVB Cup, and John Cruyff Shield. On 20 July 2020, he joined La Liga side Celta de Vigo for a free transfer on a four-year contract and made his debut for the club on 12 September 2020.

On the international level, he has represented Peru at various age levels. He has represented Peru at U17, U20, and the senior level. He was selected by the Peru U17 for the South American U17 Football Championship and by the Peru U20 for the South American Youth Football Championship. He made his national team debut on 1 April 2015. Since making his debut, he has obtained over 50 caps for Peru and has represented his nation at Copa America Centenario where he played all of the four matches in the campaign. He has also represented his nation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

What is Renato Tapia Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honors

  • Won the 2016-17 Eredivisie with Feyenoord.
  • Won the 2015-16, 2017-18 KNVB Cup with Feyenoord.
  • Won the 2017, 2018 Johan Cruyff Shield with Feyenoord.

Where is Renato Tapia From?

Renato Tapia was born on 28 July 1995. His birth name is Renato Fabrizio Tapia Cortijo. His birthplace is Lima, Peru. He was born to his father, Luis Tapia, and his mother, Nancy Cortijo. He holds Peruvian nationality. He belongs to multiracial ethnicity. His horoscope sign is Leo.

Renato Tapia Twente

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Renato Tapia Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Sporting Cristal in 2004 and played until 2007. 
  • In 2007, he joined the youth team of Esther Grande at twelve years old where he quickly established himself as a youth player.
  • In the summer transfer of 2013, he moved to Europe for the first time in his career, signing a four-year contract with Eredivisie side Twente. Immediately after joining the club, he was sent to the Jong FC Twente, the club's reserves, to develop and made his debut for Jong FC Twente on 20 September 2013 in a 3-3 draw against De Graafschap, coming on as a substitute in the second half for Robbert Schilder. On 22 November 2013, he scored his first goal for Jong FC Twente in a 2-1 win over Willem II. He went on to make 19 appearances scoring once for Jong FC Twente in the 2013-14 season.
  • After the 2013-14 season, he promoted to the main squad of Twente and made his debut for the senior team on 9 August 2014 in a 0-0 draw against Cambuur, coming on as a substitute in the 80th minute for Darryl Lachman. A week later he suffered an ankle injury that kept him out for three months and made his return to the first team as a late substitute in a 2-1 win over PEC Zwolle on 23 November 2014.  On 31 January 2015, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 win over Cambuur. His season ended when he suffered a knee injury and finished the season making 22 appearances and scoring five times in all competitions.
  • During the 2015-16 season, by the end of the first half of the season, he had made 14 appearances scoring once in all competitions.
  • After three years at FC Twente, on 27 January 2016, he joined Feyenoord for a reported transfer fee of €2.4 million on a 4.5-year contract. He made his debut for the club on 7 February 2016 in a 2-1 loss against Ajax. He played in the reserve for most of the season. During the 2015-16 season, by the end of the season, he made 8 appearances in all competitions as Feyenoord won the 2015-16 KNVB Cup where he was an unused substitute in a 2-1 win against FC Utrecht in the KNVB Cup final.

Renato Tapia Feyenoord

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  • Ahead of the 2016-17 season, he hoped he could establish himself in the first team and continued to be on the substitute bench.  On 22 September 2016, he made his first appearance in the second round of the KNVB Cup in a 4-1 win over Oss. On 2 October 2016, he scored in his first league appearance of the season in a 2-0 win over Willem II. During that season, he made 19 appearances and scored 2 goals in all competitions as Feyenoord won the 2016-17 Eredivisie.
  • During the 2017-18 season, he made 27 appearances and scored once in all competitions as Feyenoord won the KNVB Cup and Johan Cruyff Shield that season where he was an unused substitute in both the final matches.
  •  During the 2018-19 season, by the end of the first half of the season, he had made 7 appearances in all competitions as Feyenoord won the John Cruijff Shield where he was out of the squad due to injury.
  • On 14 January 2019, he was loaned to Willem II for the rest of the 2018-19 season where he made 19 appearances and scored once in all the competitions for the club.
  • During the 2019-20 season, he returned to Feyenoord from a loan where he managed to make 26 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • On 20 July 2020, he joined La Liga side Celta de Vigo for a free transfer on a four-year contract and made his debut for the club on 12 September 2020 in a 0-0 draw against SD Eibar. In his first season, he made 34 appearances for the club without scoring any goal in all the competitions.

Renato Tapia Celta de Vigo

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Renato Tapia International Career

  • He has represented Peru at various age levels. He has represented Peru at U17, U20, and the senior level. 
  • He was selected by the Peru U17 for the South American U17 Football Championship and by the Peru U20 for the South American Youth Football Championship. 
  • He made his national team debut on 1 April 2015. 
  • He has represented his nation at Copa America Centenario where he played all of the four matches in the campaign. 
  • On 7 September 2016, he scored his first international goal in a 2-1 win over Ecuador.
  • In May 2018, he was named in Peru's provisional 24 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
  • Since making his debut, he has obtained over 50 caps for Peru.

Renato Tapia Peru

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Renato Tapia Wife

Looking at his personal life, Renato Tapia is a married guy. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Andrea Cordero Uzategui. The couple is blessed with one daughter, Amelia. He is having an intimate relationship with his love and daughter where they are living their life happily together. 

Renato Tapia family

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Renato Tapia Height and Weight

Renato Tapia stands at a height of 1.85m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inch tall. He has a bodyweight of 78kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Renato Tapia Net Worth and Salary

Renato Tapia earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is $1 million-$5 million and his salary is £520,000. His market value is around €20 million.  

Did You Know?

  • He started paying football at the age of 9.
  • He wears shirt number 14 for Celta de Vigo.