The Young player of the tournament award winner of this FIFA World Cup, a 21-year-old Argentine, Enzo Fernandez. Fernandez has been extremely exceptional throughout this world cup. He played alongside Lionel Messi and helped him in winning his first-ever FIFA World Cup.
Enzo played a crucial role in the Argentine squad of this World Cup, and that’s why he is honored with one of the most prestigious awards given at FIFA World Cups. He played 7 matches in this world cup and scored a single goal in this tournament.
Here today we will be discussing about his salaries in clubs, his net worth, and some facts that are unknown or lesser known.
His Salary and Net Worth
To sign him to Benfica, they paid him around 10 million euros with 8 million add-ons. This is just to make the young star join the club. Other than that, his annual salary at Benfica is 2,650,000 Dollars takes away 51,000 Dollars every week.
His estimated Net worth is around 5 million Dollars, (these are just estimated values, the actual number may vary from article to article).
Enzo Fernandez’s Career
Before River Plate, Fernandez played for Club La Recova as a young player from 2005 to 2006. He made his debut with River Plate in 2019 and stayed with the team until 2022, earning 40 caps.
Over the course of his time at River Plate, he scored 10 goals. In his 13 appearances for Benfica, he has only one goal in his telly.
Some facts about Enzo Fernandez
He is the youngest player for Argentina to score a goal at a World Cup since Lionel Messi. This is really huge for just a 21-year-old boy to be standing just behind Lionel Messi.
He is also the first Argentine player to win the young player of the tournament award at the FIFA World Cup and also the second South American to win this category after Pele. This boy is truly a gem to Argentina.
No wonder he will get many calls from big clubs now.
Talking about a new club, there is also a fact about him that is not known to everyone and is about his release clause with Benfica. He has a release clause of 120 million euros with Benfica.