Daniel Passarella Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Nov, 2016
Facts of Daniel Passarella
Date of Birth: 1953 , May-25
Age: 68 years old
Birth Nation: Argentina
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Daniel Alberto Passarella
Birth Name Daniel Passarella
Nick Name Daniel
Nationality Argentine
Birth Place/City Chacabuco
Ethnicity White
Profession Soccer player
Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Dark brown
Weight in KG 71 kg
Girlfriend Unknown
Married Unknown
Married to Unknown
Children Sebastian Passarella
Divorce Unknown
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Daniel Passarella is a retired football player who played professionally in the Argentine national team as a center back.


Daniel Passarella has made his name for being the member of the Argentine Football National Team’s center-back. He is also the former manager of Argentina and is a personality of Argentine nationality and white ethnicity.

Early Life

Daniel Passarella was born on the 25th of May, 1953. His hometown is in Chacabuco, Argentina. He started off his football career since a very small age and his career as a footballer has grown to a great one.


Daniel Passarella's career started off from the Sarmiento of Junin. He then moved on to join the River Plate, Fiorentina as well as Internazionale. He had a successful spell in the Serie A and him returned back to River Plate and played there until his retirement. He was called the El Gran Captain through his club career and it essentially meant The Great Captain. He was also the top scoring defender throughout his career.

Daniel Passarella was considered to be one of the pillars of the team and was the captain when Argentina first won the World Cup. He contributed a goal for the team's entry to the finals. He has been the only player to feature both World Cup winning teams of Argentina.

Personal Life

Daniel Passarella is a notoriously secretive personality who wishes to disclose very less about his personal life to his fans around the world. He has never revealed any details in regards to his wife and even though he seems to be married, it is not sure if it is true.

It can surely be hoped that more details about the personal life of Daniel  Passarella become available on social networking sites and biography sites. 

Facts, Net Worth, and Achievements

Daniel Passarella has had a total of 447 appearances for a total of a whopping 140 goals in his senior club career. In his national football team career, he has had a total of 70 appearances with 22 goals in total.

Daniel Passarella’s net worth surely has been a great amount due to his endeavors over the years but the actual amount of his salary and net worth has not been revealed.

He has been the winner of the Footballer of the Year of Argentina Award holder on 1976 as well as the FIFA World Cup All-Star Team on 1978. He also won the Golden Foot Legends Award on 2015 and as a manager; he has won the South American Coach of the Year Award.