Marcos Acuña Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 Nov, 2018
Facts of Marcos Acuña
Date of Birth: 1991 , October-28
Age: 27 years old
Birth Nation: Argentina
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Marcos Acuña
Birth Name Marcos Javier Acuña
Nationality Argentinian
Birth Place/City Zapala, Neuquén, Argentina
Profession Football
Affair with Julia Silva
Girlfriend Julia Silva
Married to Julia Silva
Children Two
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Marcos Acuna gained a critical acclaim for his creativity, speed, dribbling and close ball control. The footballer currently plays as a winger for Portuguese club Sporting CP.  Following his marvelous performance in 2018's World Cup qualification matches, he is also considered as one of the nation's most promising talents. He made his full international debut in a World Cup Qualifier 2018 match against Colombia.         

Early Life And Childhood Of Marcos Acuna 

Marcos Acuna was born on 28 October 1991, in Zapala, Neuquen, Argentina. He is the son of Sara del Pardo. As a teenager,  he began his athletic training at Club Don Bosco in his hometown and spent four years making the grueling 2,700km round trip to Buenos Aires to trial with the capital's top clubs.

His finest performance at such a young age earned him a lot of local popularity and was also invited by a number of well-known sports clubs like River Plate and Tigre as well. But he did not stay before he landed a trainee contract at Ferro.     

Marcos Acuna's Professional Career 

Marcos Acuna's played his first professional match as a winger in 2009 against Primera B Nacional. He ended his career with the club Ferro with 5 goals and 23 assists in 117 matches. His later made his way to Racing Club signing a contract for a net fee of  $4,900,000 pesos for 50% of his rights, with the option to buy another 25% at $750,000 on 18 July 2014.   

Acuna played his first game for the club in the 2013-14 Copa Argentina against San Martin de San Juan and scored the winning goal on a header to give Racing a 1–0 victory. On 12 June 2017, he went on to join the club Sporting CP making his debut for the team in a 2-0 away victory over Desportivo Aves.

After the team finished third in the league, Acuña and several of his teammate and coaches were injured following an attack by around fifty supporters of Sporting at the club's training ground on 15 May 2018.   

CAPTION: Marcos Acuña SOURCE: Zimbio

The footballer played his first international match in a World Cup Qualifier 2018 against Colombia, on 15 November 2016. He was also named in Argentina’s preliminary 35 man squad for the 2018 World Cup in May 2018.     

Marcos Acuna's Net Worth And Salary 

Marcos Acuna's flourishing football career has boosted his net worth to $4 million, as of November 2018. The player has collected such a hefty amount through his club's salary as well as his endorsement deal. As of November 2018, his current market value is £13.50million ($17,333,919).   

Marcos Acuna's Personal Life 

Marcos Acuna is a married man who tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Julia Silva. Judging by his social media, the couple is together for several years. Acuna and his wife Silva are also blessed with two adorable children.   

 
 
 
 
 
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Acuna has snapped a number of beautiful pictures of his family on his Instagram account. On June 28, 2018, they also celebrated their wedding anniversary.   

Marcos Acuna's Body Measurement 

  • Height: He has a height of 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in). 
  • Weight: 72kg      
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown 
  • Eye Color: Black 
  • Nationality: Argentine 
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian 
  • Age: 28 October 1991 (age 27)
  • Birth Name: Marcos Javier Acuña

 

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