In this Enzo Fernandez Biography, we will talk about his player profile, age, wife, background, and net worth.
Enzo Jeremias Fernandez is a professional footballer from Argentina who plays as a central midfielder for Chelsea and the Argentina national team. The young player who started his football career with River Plate is now making football headlines in an attempt to live up to the standards of his namesake, Enzo Francescoli, former midfielder for River Plate.
He is known for his quick short passes, lobbed balls, and accurate long passes. He protects spaces and his backline efficiently, does his best in receiving the ball in tight spaces, and possesses good vision and passing range.
Enzo Fernandez Bio-Data in Full Details
- Full Name: Jeremias Fernandez Enzo
- Nickname: Gordo
- Gender: Male
- Date of Birth: 17th January 2001
- Age: 22 years in 2023
- Place of Birth: San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Nationality: Argentine
- Relationship: married
- Children: 1
- Siblings: 4
- Parents: Raul(father) Martha (mother)
- Occupation: footballer
- League: Chelsea (2023)
- Net Worth: $5 Million
Enzo Fernandez’s Early Life and Education
Enzo Fernandez Jeremias was born on Wednesday 17th January 2001 in Ciudad de Libertador General Don Jose de San Martin popularly addressed as San Martin located in Buenos Aires Argentina. His father, Raul, was a painter, and his mother Martha, was a cleaner.
He was named after the former River Plate player Enzo Francescoli by his father. Enzo Fernandez grew up in a humble family alongside his four brothers, Sebastian, Rodrigo, Gonzalo, and Maxi. They lived in a neighborhood club in Villa Lynch at La Recova.
Life was really difficult for Enzo’s family and so his elder siblings had to indulge in other little jobs to make ends meet and support their parents.
Enzo Fernandez’s education began in a traditional institution focused on children’s sports education and later attended the Academy of River Plate.
Details about Enzo Fernandez’s parents
Raul Fernandez, enzo father is a painter and also a lover of football. He is a huge fan of Enzo Francescoli and named his son after him. Despite having a low-income job, he was determined to help Enzo succeed in his football career.
Martha Raul Fernadez, Enzo’s Mother, is a cleaner and also does other menial jobs such as cleaning people’s houses to provide for the family. With her hard work, she was able to sponsor Enzo Fernadez on many of his trips.
Enzo Fernandez career
Being born to a family with only boys, he no doubt played football with his siblings. Fernandez started his football career in 2006 with the River Plate, later he was promoted to the senior squad in January 2019 after playing for thirteen years. Then, he joined Defense on Justice for a year and a half on loan.
While in Defensa y Justicia(Defense on Justice), he gained the first two international titles of the Varela club, Recopa Sudamericana and Copa Sudameriacan.
After getting a lot of credit in Defensa y Justice, he returned to the River Plate established himself as an integral competitor, and won the Argentine Primera Division. In July 2022, he joined the Portuguese Primeira Liga.
In 2019, he he played with the Argentina national under-20 football team at the COTIF Tournament which was held in Spain. In November 2021, he was invited by Argentina’s manager, Lionel Scaloni to play against Brazil and Uruguay in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification matches.
Fernandez joined yet another football club, Benfica FC for £ 10 million, and on the 2nd of August, he pulled off his first goal for the club. Again, he scored in Benefica’s games in the Primeira Liga over Arouca.
When did Fernandez Enzo join Chelsea?
On the 31st of January 2023, Enzo Fernandez was signed into to Chelsea league for a package worth £106.8 million. His contract is to last for eight and a half years.
How many matches has Enzo Fernandez played for Chelsea?
Enzo Fernadez has played 40 matches in his recent club Chelsea and has scored 7 goals.
Enzo Fernadez Honours
- Argentine Primera Division: 2021
- Trofeo de Campeones: 2021
Defensa y Justicia
- Copa Sudamericana
- Recopa Sudamericana
- FIFA World Cup
Enzo Fernandez Individual Award
- Primeira Liga Midfielder of the month
- CONMEBOL Copa Sudamericana Squad of the season
- FIFA World Cup Young Player Award
Controversies surrounding Enzo Fernandez
Before being signed into Chelsea, Fernandez was in Benfica. Benfica boss Roger Schmidt has hit out at Chelsea for being disrespectful in their pursuit of midfielder Enzo Fernandez.
In an interview, he mentioned that they don’t want to sell the Player. However, in January, Enzo Fernandez was signed into Chelsea.
Is Enzo Fernadez married?
Enzo Fernandez is married to Valentina Cervantes who is also in her 20’s. the two have two children together.
Enzo Fernandez Religion
The football player is a Roman Catholic.
Enzo Fernandez Cars
His car collections consist of only one car which is a Mercedes Benz C Class
Enzo Fernadez net worth
His net worth is estimated to be around $ 5 million
Enzo Fernadez Social media accounts