Well renowned with the nickname “Fideo”, which means noodle Angel di Maria is one of the best winger in modern football. Argentinean international professional footballer di Maria plays for football club PSG, after his transfer from Manchester United in June, 2015. He is a very versatile player, who can play excellently at the forward position mainly as the wing. He has played as right midfielder, Left midfielder, and winger (usual position) for his present club PSG.
He was born in 14th February, 1988 in Rosario, Argentina and his full name is Angel Fabian di Maria. Argentinean international di Maria has played for his national team for a long time, earning his 118 Caps till date after his debut in 2008.
He has won many major trophies (national and club level) in his career. He is widely regarded as one of the finest attacker of the game due to his intelligence, shooting skills, and versatility during the game. This biography on football star, Eden Hazard covers some of the important moments from his early life till date.
Angel Di Maria Quick Facts
|Full Name||Angel Fabian di Maria|
|Nickname||Also called Fideo which means noodle in Spanish|
|Date of Birth||14-02-1988|
|Birth Place||Rosario, Argentina|
|Playing Position||Winger, Midfielder|
|Father’s Name||Miguel di Maria|
|Mother’s Name||Diana Hernandez|
|Siblings||Two sisters whose names are Evelyn di Maria Hernandez and Vanessa di Maria Hernandez|
|Height||5’11″ (1.80 m)|
|Weight||154 pound (70 Kg)|
|Body measurement||Chest- 31 inches Waist- 29 inches Biceps- 13 inches|
|Shoe Size||9 US|
|Eye color||Dark Brown Color|
|Hair color||Dark Brown Color|
|Body Type||Athletic body|
|Present wife||Jorgelina Cardoso|
|Children||Two daughters whose names are Mia di Maria and Pia di Maria|
|Net worth (Till Date)||Around $ 18 millions|
|Salary||14 million dollar annually|
|Social media Presence||Facebook, Twitter, Instagram|
|Source of Income||Football Club salary and additional bonuses, endorsement, sponsorship and merchandise|
Argentinean International di Maria was born to father Miguel di Maria and Diana Hernandez Hazard. Both his father and mother are from Argentina. He was from a poor family and he grew up with his two sisters. Eden’s father played in Belgian second division in his early career. His father used to work in a coal yard for making money.
He has two sisters whose names are Evelyn di Maria Hernandez and Vanessa di Maria Hernandez. According to his parents, he would often play in the ground and his backyard with his friends during his early childhood.
The talented child was soon recruited in the ranks of the local club Rosario central, and in the early 2007 he joined the French football club Benefica before finally moving to the Real Madrid FC. Di Maria played with number 7 on his jersey during his days at Manchester United, who now wears the number 11 at his current club PSG. Likewise, he uses di Maria as his name in his club as well as his national team kit. Starting as a playmaker in his early days, he has excelled at many position in the attack as well as the midfield.
Angel Di Maria Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurement
The champions’ league winner Angel di Maria was born on 14th February, 1988 which makes him 33 years old now. He follows Christian as the religion and his Zodiac (horoscope) sign is Aquarius. As per Miguel di Maria, he was always playing football with the children in their neighborhood.
Delighted by his talent, his father took him to the local clubs in Argentina, where he started his football career. Since then he has been playing at high level, making him one of the best players in modern football.
Di Maria has athletic body and, he stands 5.11 inches tall. Angel Di Maria has evenly matched weight for a professional footballer, as he weighs around 154 pound (70 kilograms) at normal. Di Maria has dark brown color eyes and dark brown color hair. This Footballer is very professional and takes very care of his body, trainings, and diet. He has the chest span of 31 inches and waist of 29 inches. Likewise, his athletic biceps measure 13 inches. Likewise, he uses shoe size of 9 (US).
Angel Di Maria Salary and Net Worth
Argentinean international Angel di Maria is believed to be worth around 18 million dollars till date.(as of November 2021) He has played different clubs like Benefica, Manchester United and currently PSG, so major part of his earnings constitute Football Club salary and additional bonuses, endorsement, and sponsorship deals. He has made 118 appearance for his national team, after his debut in 2008. He has also earned significant salary playing for his national team.
He has been earning net salary of around 14 million dollars since he signed to PSG in 2015. HE also earns through performance bonus with his club.
Moreover, he also earns millions of dollar by making merchandise and sponsorship deals with companies like Nike and Hublot. This amount makes his one of the highly paid player in modern football. Di Maria is also a fashion fan. He also owns multiple extraordinary cars in his collection.
Who is Angel Di Maria Girlfriend?
Di Maria is married to a woman whom he has known for a long time. Her name is Jorgelina Cardoso. The couple fell in love with each other since they were kids. He is a family man and spends his most of the free time with his family.
The couple are also parent to two daughters, whose names are Mia di Maria and Pia di Maria. The Copa America winner, Argentinean international is also a fashion fan. He is also known as a funny guy in his team as per his teamates. He has huge following in Instagram, and Facebook.
Angel Di Maria Style of Play and Playing Position
The champions’ league winner Argentinean international is one of the intelligent and versatile football having beautiful trophy collections throughout his career. His unique style and versatility makes him one of the best winger in football. Football pundits and fans also call him as a football magician. He has excellent dribbling and shooting skills.
He is also very good on one vs one against the goalkeepers. Di Maria has several awards in his career playing for both French club as well as Spanish club. The champions’ league and La Liga winner has excelled at midfield as well as the attacking position. He has good passing, crossing, and shooting abilities, making him an all-round footballer. This Footballer has played as Central forward, central attacking midfield, Left wing, and Right wing, in his career in professional football.
Angel di Maria Instagram
Angel di Maria is also quite active on the social media like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Footballer Angel keeps updating the fans about the matches, and, his announcements. He posts picture of his vacations in different places, family, and his teammates earning him huge fan followings around the world.
He is one of the funny player having good sense of humor.
Instagram : 15.5 million followers.
Angel Di Maria Early Career
- According to his parents, di Maria used to play football with the children in their neighborhood even though he didn’t have money to buy football boots.
- Delighted by his skills, he was soon recruited in the ranks of the local club Rosario central when he was just a four years old boy.
- He was soon promoted in the senior squad of the club and made his professional debut for the club at the age of seventeen.
Angel Di Maria Professional Career (Playing from 2005-present)
- After his brilliant performance he caught the eyes of the scouts from Benefica football club and was sold to the club for around 6.5 million dollars.
- He went on to win two back to back league cup with his team for 2008-09 and 2009-10 season.
- Di Maria was again sold to Real Madrid in a whopping deal worth around 27 million dollars for the period of five years.
- He player as winger, left midfielder, right midfielder and central attacking midfielder at Real Madrid and made 124 appearance in total.
- Angel went on to win many international and domestic trophies like the UEFA champions’ league, Spanish cup, and UEFA super cup and La liga.
- He was sold to Manchester United in 2014 but could not make much impact and scored just three goals in twenty seven matches for the red devils.
- The champions’ league winner was finally sold to PSG in 2015 after his Manchester United disaster where he has won trophies like Ligue 1 and Coupe de France.
- He also went on to win the Copa America trophy with his national team recently in 2021.
Angel di Maria Titles and Trophies
- One time champions’ league winner with Real Madrid
- Four times French league title with PSG
- Four times French league cup winner with PSG
- Five times French super cup winner with PSG
- One time Spanish super cup winner with Real Madrid
- Two times Spanish cup winner with Real Madrid
- One time Portuguese league champion with Benefica
- Two times Portuguese league cup winner with Benefica
- Copa America trophy winner with his national team in 2021