Enzo Fernandez has completed a move to Chelsea for a record fee of £106.5 million. The deal exceeded Jack Grealish’s £100 million from Aston Villa to Manchester City.
The Argentine won the “Best Young Player” award at the World Cup and was instrumental to the success of Argentina in the finals.
Read on to know more about Enzo Fernandez’s lifestyle, personal life, net worth, and football stats.
Enzo Fernandez was born on January 17, 2001, in Argentina and is currently 22 years old.
Enzo Fernandez is married to Valentina Cervantes, with whom he has a daughter who was born in 2020.
Cervantes and Fernandez have been dating since 2019, and both of them have been living happily. Cervantes is an Instagram influencer with more than 400,000 followers.
Cervantes is also an Argentine, and after the Chelsea deal, the Instagram influencer will move with Fernandez to the London side.
His mother’s name is Marta, and his father’s name is Raul. Enzo has four brothers, Seba, Rodri, Maxi and Gonza. His parents both have Argentinean ancestry.
Fernandez was named after a Uruguayan footballer who was a former River Plate player and won three Copa Americas.
Enzo Fernandez Net Worth
The Argentine has an estimated net worth of $5 million. However, there is no word on his current salary at Chelsea, but at Benfica, he earns $40,000 weekly and, at the end of the month, a whopping $200,000.
Fernandez earned his money from playing football, endorsements, sponsorships, and bonuses. In every season, he earns $2.5 million.
Enzo Fernandez Career Stats
He has made 116 appearances for four different clubs. Fernandez scored 18 goals and had 19 assists. For his national team, he has played 12 matches and scored just one goal.
He has received six yellow cards with no red cards while playing for Benfica. For Argentina, Fernandez has received just a yellow card.
While he was at River Plate in Argentina, the player received seven yellow cards.
In Defensa Y Justina, Fernandez was given seven yellow cards and one red card. For Rival Plate U-20, the player received just a yellow card in four appearances.
Enzo Fernandez Style of Play
He is known for his quick pass and strong shot. The player also has the ability to create chances through a long pass and is very combative in midfield duels. Fernandez has a good passing range.
The Argentines possess excellent vision and a high level of accuracy. The player can also dribble in a dangerous position and open up the defense of the opponent.
He thrives on receiving the ball in empty space and clearing out danger when necessary. He excels at quick, short passes.
Fernandez is capable of keeping the ball for a long time with his ability to track it back.