Claudio Bravo Biography


Claudio Bravo

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Birth Name: Claudio Bravo
Date of birth:
Birth Country: Chile
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Sign: Acer
Age:   33 Years
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Claudio Andrés Bravo Muñoz, also known as Claudio Bravo, is a professional footballer from Chile. He is a goalkeeper for Chilean National football team and has also led the team as a captain. He currently plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona too. Bravo was born in Viluco de Buin, which is in the metropolitan area of Santiago, Chile. His nationality is Chilean. He has a passion for football from his young age. He started playing football as a forward, then defender and now a world class Goalkeeper. He joined the youth team of Colo-colo at the age of 11.

Claudio Bravo is a married man. He is married to wife Carla Pardo in 2007 and is together since then. They do not have any children till now and there is no rumor about their divorce. He does not have any extra marital affairs or any girlfriend. He is happy with his spouse Carla Pardo. Claudio has the net worth of $7 million dollars and he earns $1,820,000 as a salary.

After playing with Colo-Colo, he moved to Real Sociedad in 2006, appearing in 237 official games with the club. In 2014, Barcelona signed him for €12 million. He won the treble and the Zamora Trophy in his first season.
Regarding his International career, Bravo is Chile's most capped player of all time, with 95 caps since his debut in 2004. He participated in two World Cups and four Copa América tournaments. He was the captain of the side which won the 2015 Copa América.

 

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Born in Viluco de Buin

1983 13th of December

 Bravo was born in Viluco de Buin, which is in the metropolitan area of Santiago, Chile. His nationality is Chilean. He has a passion for football from his young age. He started playing football as a forward, then a defender and now a world class Goalkeeper. He joined the youth team of Colo-colo at the age of 11.

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joined youth system of Colo-colo

1994

He has a passion for football from his young age. He started playing football as a  forward, then defender and now a world class Goalkeeper. He joined the youth team of Colo-colo at the age of eleven and made his professional debut in 2002.

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professional Debut

2002

He has a passion for football from his young age. He started playing football as  a forward, then as a defender, and now as a world class Goalkeeper. He joined the youth system of Colo-colo at the age of eleven and made his professional debut in 2002.

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International Debut

2004

He made his international debut with the national side on 11 July 2004 against Paraguay in the 2004 Copa América. He also was able to retain his place as a goalkeeper of his team for the rest of the 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

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Won first title

2006

He recovered from injury in mid 2003 and took over starting role which he never wants to lose again. His acrobatic goal saves in the Apertura's penalty shootout final made his team winner and his first title with the team in 2006. They outplayed Arch-rival Universidad de Chile.

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Moved to Real Sociedad

2006

After playing with Colo-Colo, he moved to Real Sociedad in 2006, appearing in 237 official games with the club. He signed 5 year contract there and the deal was €1.2 million. He made his LA liga debut on October 22, 2006.

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Married to Carla Pardo

2007

Claudio Bravo is a married man. He is married to wife Carla Pardo in 2007 and is together since then. They do not have any children till now and there is no rumor about their divorce. He does not have any extra marital affairs or any girlfriend.

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Joined to FC Barcelona

2014 18th of December

In 2014, Barcelona signed him for €12 million.ina four year deals. He won the treble and the Zamora Trophy in his first season. After joining and replacing Victor Valdes as first choice keeper he set a La Liga record for Barcelona of not conceding from the start of season for 754 minutes, breaking the record of Pedro Maria Artola's 560 minutes.

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Won Copa America

2015

He participated in two World Cups and four Copa América tournaments. He was captain of the side which won the 2015 Copa América which was their first ever major title. He was also named Goalkeeper of the team in the tournament.

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