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Darwin Nunez Profile
|Darwin Gabriel Nunez Ribeiro
|Position of Play
|23 years old
|Place of Birth
|Date of Birth
|June 24, 1999
|July 1, 2022
|June 30, 2028
Darwin Nunez professional Career
Darwin Nunez was playing in a local club called La Luz until the age of 14 when he joined Penarol. In his 6-year stay at the club, he first featured in November 2017.
Almeria A Spanish Segunda club signed him in August 2019 for a record fee. He played for a year and finished among the top scorers with 16 goals and transferred to Portugal joining Benfica.
He featured for the club for the first time in a 2-1 defeat to PAOK in a Champions League Qualifier. His first goal was against B SAD, and part of his first season was affected by the Covid outbreak and him being infected.
In his second season, he had a breakthrough winning the Bola de Prata award after emerging as the Primeira Liga Top Scorer with 26 goals in 28 appearances despite undergoing surgery at the start of the season.
Following the sale of Liverpool’s striker Sadio Mane to Bayern Munich, Darwin Nunez was signed as his replacement at the Premier League club which finished second just a point behind League winners Manchester City.
Darwin Nunez market value and Net worth
The attacking midfielder’s value has risen over time; an analysis of his current value reveals that Nunez has a market value of 55 million euros. Tracking back to his early days, he had a market value of 0.2m euros as of March 2019 when he was 19 years old playing for Penarol.
The Centre forward has an estimated net worth of 3.5 million dollars. The main source of his worth is his successful football career where he gets his earnings.
|€3.3Million/£2.8Million/ 3.5$ million
|€55 Million/ £47.4Million/$ 58.3 million
Darwin Nunez transfer history.
Nunez is currently a Liverpool player after a move from Benfica on a six-year contract effective July 1, 2022. He was signed by Benfica on September 4, 2020, on a five-year deal but after two years he impressed and had a switch to Premier League. Other transfers he has had include moving to Almeria from Penarol.
Darwin Nunez family, age, height, and wife.
Nunez’s family has roots in Spain where his great grandparents originated before relocating to Uruguay. He grew up in a poor family in which they could not even afford food, he could go to school without eating.
He is the last born in a family of two kids of his parents whose names are Silvia Ribeiro and Bibiano Nunez, he has an older brother. Nunez is married to Lorena Manas and they have a son together.
Darwin Nunez salary and contract
Darwin Nunez’s agreement to join Liverpool was reached on June 13, 2022, on a deal estimated to be 64m euros. The times stated that following his move to the Premier League, Nunez will earn a weekly salary of 140,000.
Darwin Nunez position and style of play
The main position of play for Nunez is at the Centre forward. The right-footed skillful player has a good eye for the ball. He can switch to the left and make movements with his speed to create counterattacks. In fact from how he plays there is some similarity with Cavani.
Darwin Nunez ranking.
Globally Nunez ranks at position 67 among all players in the world. In his country Uruguay, Nunez is number 2. Looking at how he sits at the club level and the Liga Portugal, he settles for position 1 at Benfica and position 1 in the Liga Portugal respectively. At the Centre forward, which is his main position of play, he ranks number 9. A quick look at his age mates that are players born in 1999, Carvalho stands at position 10.
Darwin Nunez FIFA 22 rating.
Nunez has an overall rating of 79 with the potential of 87. He rates with three stars in skill moves and three stars for the weak foot. He has an international reputation of one. His work rate is high/high. Some of the players he compares with include; Edinson Cavani, Tammy Abraham, Calvert-Lewin, and Danny Ings.
Honors/Trophies/Titles won by Darwin Nunez
- Uruguayan Primera Division-two times.
Darwin Nunez Achievements and individual awards
- Footballer of the Year Award in 2021.
- Top Scorer in Primeira Liga in 2021-22.
- Footballer of the Year in 2022.
- Primera Player of the Month.