Jared Borgetti Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19 Aug, 2020
Facts of Jared Borgetti
Date of Birth: 1973 , August-14
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: Mexico
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Jared Borgetti
Birth Name Jared Francisco Borgetti Echavarría
Nick Name El Zorro del Desierto
Nationality Mexican
Birth Place/City Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Profession Former Soccer Player, Soccer Analyst
Working For ESPN Deportes, ESPN Mexico
Net Worth $6 Million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Online Presence Twitter
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Jared Borgetti is a Mexican former soccer player and current soccer analyst for ESPN Deportes and ESPN Mexico.

How Old is Jared Borgetti? What is his Height? 

Jared Borgetti was born Jared Francisco Borgetti Echavarría on August 14, 1973, in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico. As of August 2020, he is 47 years old and stands at  6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters).

Career

Soccer Career

Jared Borgetti began his professional career in the Primera División de México debuting for the club, Atlas, in March 1994. He spent two seasons with the club before signing with Santos Laguna in 1996. During his seven years with Santos Laguna, Borgetti won the golden boot three times for most goal scored. By the time he left Santos for Dorados de Sinaloa in 2004, he had racked up 189 total goals -- the most in the federation's history.

Jared Borgetti playing for the Bolton Wanderers SOURCE: Mediotiempo

With his historic August 2005 signing with the English soccer club, the Bolton Wanderers, Borgetti became the first Mexican soccer player to sign with an English soccer club.

He played in his first English Premier League match against Newcastle United and scored his first goal at the UEFA Cup 1-1 tie against Lokomotiv Plovdiv.     

He also played briefly for the Saudi Arabian club Al-Ittihad during the 2005=6 season before returning to Mexico to play for Cruz Azul. In December 2007, Borgetti signed with C.F. Monterrey and played for the club for six months before signing a six-month contract with Club Deportivo Guadalajara in January 2009.

He signed short-term contracts with a litany of Mexican soccer clubs like Puebla F.C., Monarcas Morelia, finally ending his career with León F.C. in December 2010. 

Borgetti has also represented Mexico in many international soccer competitions. He has played for the Mexican national soccer team during the 2001 Copa América, the 2002 World Cup, the 2004 Copa América, 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup, and the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup.        

One of the most prolific goal-scorers in all of Mexico, Borgetti has scored 46 goals for the Mexico national soccer team -- second only to Javier Hernández with 52.  

Post-Retirement Broadcast Career

Since retiring, Borgetti has been working as a soccer analyst for ESPN Deportes and ESPN Mexico since March 2011.

Jared Borgetti in a commentating booth SOURCE: ABC Radio

He is most often seen on the Mexican soccer talk and analysis show, Futbol Picante.     

Has a Net Worth of $6 Million

As of August 2020, Jared Borgetti has a net worth of $6 million. His wealth comes from his career as a soccer player for Mexico in many national and international events. He holds the distinction as the second-most prolific goal-scorers in Mexico and the highest goal-scorers in the history of the Mexican soccer club Santos Laguna. 

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