Eduardo Vargas Biography

  • Eduardo Vargas

    Quick Facts Of Eduardo Vargas

    Celebrated NameEduardo Vargas
    Age30 Years
    Nick NameEduardo
    Birth NameEduardo Jesus Vargas Rojas
    Birth Date1989-11-20
    GenderMale
    ProfessionFootballer
    Place Of BirthSantiago, Chile
    NationalityChilean
    Home TownRenca, Chile
    PositionForward – Centre-Forward
    Footright
    Current ClubTigres UANL
    FatherEduardo Vargas Sr.
    MotherPamela Rojas
    WifeDaniela Collett
    ChildrenAntonella Vergas and Benjamin Vergas
    BrothersCamilo Vargas
    SistersBaithiare Vargas
    Height1.73 m
    Weight76 kg
    Eye ColorDark Brown
    Hair ColorBlack

  • Eduardo Jesus Vargas Rojas, professionally known as Eduardo Vargas in a Chilean football player. He plays as a forward for Liga MX club Tigres UANL and the Chile national team. He started his senior football career from Cobreloa and has later played for Universidad de Chile, Napoli, Gremio, Valencia, Queen Park Rangers, and 1899 Hoffenheim. He became full international since 2009. 

    What is Eduardo Vargas famous for?

    – Top scorer at the 2015 Copa America and Copa America Centenario. 

    Eduardo Vargas Stats

    Source: @triunfo.lanacion.cl

    Where was Eduardo Vargas Born?

    Eduardo Vargas was born on 20 November 1989. His birth name is Eduardo Jesus Vargas Rojas. He was born to a father, Eduardo Vargas Sr., and a mother, Pamela Rojas. His birth place is in Santiago in Chile. He holds Chilean nationality. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. He grew up in Renca. 

    He started his youth career from Internacional de Renca’s youth system. He gave trials at several clubs before taking part in Puerto Montt’s youth system.  

    Club Career

    Cobreloa

    Cobreloa signed him in 2006. He was initially assigned to the team’s B-team in the Tercera Division. 

    He made his first-team debut in July 2006. 

    He scored his first professional goal in March 2008. 

    Universidad de Chile

    Vargas joined Universidad de Chile in January 2010 for $700,000. 

    He made his debut for the club on 25 January against Cobresal. 

    With his impressive performance, the club won both league semestral tournaments )Torneo Apertura and Torneo Clausura), as well as Copa Sudamericana in 2011. 

    He was the 2011 Copa Sudamericana’s top scorer. 

    He finished second to Neymar for the South American Footballer of the Year in 2011. 

    He was con-decorated as the Chilean Footballer of the Year in 2011. 

    Eduardo Vargas Height

    Source: @pokemoncard.info

    Napoli

    Napoli signed him for a reported fee of $17.9 million in January 2012.

    He made his Napoli debut in a 2-1 Coppa Italia defeat of Cesena.

    Napoli won the 2011-12 Coppa Italia.  

    He scored his first Napoli goal in a 4-0 victory in the first UEFA Europa League campaign against AIK. He scored a hat-trick in the match, making him the first Chilean player to score a hat-trick in continental competition in Europe. 

    Gremio

    Napoli loaned Vargas to Brazilian club Gremio in January 2013. 

    He made his Gremio debut in a Copa Libertadores match against LDU Quito. 

    He scored his first goal for Gremio in February against Fluminense in the Copa Libertadores. 

    Eduardo Vargas Records

    Source: @irishmirror.ie

    Valencia

    He was then loaned to Spanish club Valencia in January 2014. 

    He made his club debut in a 3-2 win against Barcelona. 

    He scored his first La Liga goal against Real Betis. 

    He led Valencia to 2013-14 UEFA Europa League semi-finals. 

    Queens Park Rangers

    After his stint with Valencia, he joined the English club Queens Park Rangers on loan in August 2014. 

    He made his Premier League debut in September against Manchester United in September 2014. 

    He was sidelined for the rest of the 2014-15 season after suffering knee ligament in a match against West Bromwich Albion in April 2015. 

    Hoffenheim

    Vargas joined the Bundesliga club 1899 Hoffenheim in August 2015 for a reported fee of 5 million Euro. 

    Tigres UANL

    He signed with Liga MX club Tigres UANL in January 2017. 

    He later went on to win Liga MX, 2011 Apertura, and 2019 Clausura, Campeon de Campeones 2017 and 2018 and Campeones Cup 2018. 

    International Career

    Vargas represented Chile U23 national team at the 2009 Toulon Tournament. 

    He made his senior international debut in November 2009 against Paraguay at the Estadio CAP. 

    He scored his first competitive international goal in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying win over Peru. 

    He was the member of the Chile national team at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. 

    He was the key member of the Chile national team that won Copa America 2015. Chile defeated Argentina in a penalty shootout to win their first major international honor. Vargas was a joint top scorer of the tournament alongside Paolo Guerrero. 

    Vargas was the top scorer at the 2016 Copa America Centenario, where Chile defeated Argentina, once again in the penalty shootout. 

    He was named to Chile’s 23-man squad for the 2019 Copa America. 

    He scored a brace for Chile’s opening match against Japan. 

    Honors

    Universidad de Chile

    Chilean Primera División: 2011 Apertura, 2011 Clausura

    Copa Sudamericana: 2011

    Napoli

    Coppa Italia: 2011–12

    Tigres UANL

    Liga MX: Apertura 2017, Clausura 2019

    Campeón de Campeones: 2017, 2018

    Campeones Cup: 2018

    International

    Copa América: 2015, 2016

    China Cup: 2017

    Individual honors

    Copa Sudamericana Top Scorer: 2011

    Copa Sudamericana Player of the Tournament: 2011

    Primera División de Chile Player of the Tournament: 2011

    Primera División de Chile Best Forward: 2011

    CONMEBOL Team of the Season: 2011

    Copa América Team of the Tournament: 2015, 2016

    Copa América Top Scorer: 2015, 2016

    China Cup Best Player: 2017

    Who is Eudardo Vargas Married to?

    Eduardo Vargas is a married man. He is married to Brazilian model Daniela Collett. The couple got married in 2014. The couple has two children Antonella Vargas and Benjamin Vargas. 

    What are Eduardo Vargas Body Measurements?

    Eduardo Vargas stands at a height of 1.73 m i.e. 5 feet and 8 inches tall. He has a body weight of 168 lbs i.e. 76 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is black. 

    What is Eduardo Vargas Net Worth?

    Eduardo Vargas earns from his professional football career. He has played in different countries including, Italy, Brazil, Spain, England, Germany, and Mexico. His income comes from salary, bonuses, contracts, and endorsements. His net worth is estimated at $3 million.  

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