Quick Facts of Marco Verratti
|Net Worth||$59.19 million|
|Salary||$18.05 million per year|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||5 November, 1992|
Marco Verratti is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Italy national team. In the year 2000, he began playing football for Manoppello’s young squad. He joined Manoppello Arabona’s youth team in 2001 and played there until 2006.
Later, in 2006, he joined Pescara’s youth team and began his career there, helping the club win Serie B in 2011-12 and won the Bravo Award in 2012. He has played for Paris Saint-Germain his whole professional career, amassing over 300 appearances for the club.
He won seven Ligue 1 titles, six Coupe de France, six Coupe de la Ligue, and eight Trophee des Champions with Paris Saint-Germain. He has represented Italy at several age groups on the international stage. He’s played for Italy at the U19, U20, U21, and senior levels.
Marco Verratti’s Bio, Age, Nationality
On November 5, 1992, Marco Verratti was born. Pescara, Italy, is where he was born. He grew up alongside his brother, Stefano Verratti, at the home of his father, Fabrizio Verratti (a carpenter and former amateur footballer), and his mother, Lidia Cremonese (a housewife). He is of Italian descent. He is of Caucasian racial origin. Christianity is his religion. Scorpio is his horoscope sign.
Marco Verratti’s Height
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.
In the year 2000, he began playing football for Manoppello’s young squad. He joined Manoppello Arabona’s youth team in 2001 and played there until 2006. Later, in 2006, he joined Pescara’s youth team and began his professional career there. He made his first-team debut in the 2008-09 season at the age of 15 years and 9 months.
He began to play more consistently for Pescara during the 2009-10 season, and has since established himself as a major member of the first team. He made 30 appearances for the club in the 2010-11 season, scoring once and assisting twice across all competitions.
He made 32 appearances for Pescara in 2011-12, scoring 9 goals and contributing 9 assists in all competitions as he helped the team win Serie B and earn promotion to Serie A the next season. He won the 2012 Bravo Award for the best player under the age of 21 in Europe and the 2012 Serie B Footballer of the Year after assisting Pescara win promotion to Serie A.
He signed a five-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 on July 18, 2012, for a price of around €12 million. On August 11, 2012, he made his first appearance for the club in a 2-2 draw against FC Lorient. He made his UEFA Champions League debut on September 18, 2012, in a 4-1 defeat to Dynamo Kyiv in Group A. He made 39 appearances for the club in his debut season, assisting four times in all competitions as PSG won the Ligue 1 title.
On August 20, 2013, he signed a one-year contract extension with PSG, extending his stay with the club until 2018. He made 43 appearances for PSG in the 2013-14 season, scoring 8 goals and contributing 8 assists across all competitions as the club improved on its previous season, winning the Ligue 1 championship, the Coupe de la Ligue, and the 2013 Trophee des Champions. He was selected Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year and was chosen to the Ligue 1 Team of the Year for the 2013-14 season.
He scored his first competitive goal for PSG in a 3-2 Champions League group stage home win over Barcelona on September 30, 2014. In a 4-2 home win against Evian on January 18, 2015, he scored his first goal in Ligue 1.
He made 49 appearances for PSG in the 2014-15 season, scoring three goals and giving 11 assists in all competitions as the team won the Ligue 1 championship, as well as the Coupe de la Ligue, Coupe de France, and the 2014 Trophee des Champions. He was also named to the Ligue 1 Team of the Year for the 2014-15 season.
He made 28 appearances for PSG in 2015-16, scoring 5 goals and giving 5 assists in all competitions as the team won the Ligue 1 championship, as well as the Coupe de la Ligue, Coupe de France, and the 2015 Trophee des Champions. He was also named to the 2015-16 Ligue 1 Team of the Year during that season.
At various ages, he has represented Italy. He’s played for Italy at the U19, U20, U21, and senior levels. He was a member of the Italy U21 football team that finished second in the 2013 UEFA European U21 Championship and was nominated to the tournament’s all-star squad.
On August 15, 2012, he made his international debut for Italy in a 1-2 friendly loss to England. In a 1-1 friendly tie against the Netherlands in Amsterdam on February 6, 2013, he scored his first international goal for Italy. He competed for his country in the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the UEFA Euro 2020 tournaments.
He made his Euro 2020 debut against Wales on June 20, 2021, in a 1-0 victory. In a 2-1 win against Belgium in the Euro 2020 quarter-finals on July 2, 2021, he assisted Italy’s first goal, which was scored by Nicolo Barella. He has almost 40 caps for his nation since making his debut.
Who is Marco Verratti’s Wife?
In terms of his personal life, he has not married but is not single. He is currently in an open relationship with Jessica Aidi, his lovely girlfriend. His ex-wife Laura Zazzara gave him two children, Tomasso and Andrea. He has a close connection with his wife, Jessica Aidi, and his children, Tomasso and Andrea, with whom he has a happy existence.
Marco Verratti’s Net Worth and Salary
Marco Verratti gets money through his professional football career. Contracts, wages, bonuses, and endorsements are all sources of revenue for him. He signed a five-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 in July 2012 for a price of around €12 million. His net worth is predicted to be €50 million in 2021, with a salary of £13.1 million. His current market worth is estimated to be about €55 million.