Gary Medel Biography


Gary Medel

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Birth Name: Gary Medel
Date of birth:
Birth Country: Chile
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Sign: leo
Age:   30 Years
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Gary Medel is a professional football player from Chile. He is a defensive midfielder and currently he is playing from Internazionale. He rose to prominence after leading Chile national team to 2015 Copa América glory. He is from a middle-class family born in Santiago, Chile on 3rd August 1987. His birth name was Gary Alexis Medel Soto. There is no information about his father, mother, brother and sisters. It is also quite difficult to find out any information related to his educational background.

Most of us know Gary Medel as a massive defender in football; he is also quite good in defending his personal life matters. It is almost impossible to find information related to his love affairs, his girlfriend, married life, his wife and also about his children. Once when he was playing from the Cardiff City, he was rumored of being linked with some English models but it was not official.

Gary Medel was fond of football since his childhood days. He began playing football as a youth player from age twelve from Universidad Católica. During those days, he used to play as a forward player. He actually showed a beautiful game there and he was offered a contract by the Boca Juniors in 2009. He accepted that offer and he first joined them on a loan. After that, he joined Spanish club Sevilla in 2011 and English club Cardiff City in 2013. He is earning a huge salary being a professional football player and as of 2014, his real earning for that year was estimated to be around net worth of 1.8 million EUR.

 

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Born in in Santiago, Chile

1987 3rd of August

He is from a middle class family, born in Santiago, Chile on 3rd August 1987. His birth name was Gary Alexis Medel Soto. There is no information about his father, mother, brother and sisters. It is also quite difficult to find out any information related to his educational background.

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Joined Universidad Católica

1997

Gary Medel has been fond of football since his childhood days. He began playing football as a youth player from age twelve from Universidad Católica. During those days, he used to play as a forward player. He actually showed a beautiful game there.

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Made his senior team appearance from Universidad Católica

2006

He joined Universidad Católica in 1997. However, he played there as a youth player for almost a decade. And finally, in 2006, he was called up in his senior team and  played there as a senior player till 2009.

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Made his international debut

2007

His club football made an impression on the manager of Chile national team. So, he was called up in the senior national team in 2007. The same year he also made an appearance in Chile U20 team. He also played from the Chile U23 team.

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Won Chilean Footballer of the Year

2008

He made Universidad Católica senior team appearance in 2006. From that day on, he received lots of applaud from his teammates and his manager. In 2008, he was honored with Chilean Footballer of the Year.

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Joined Boca Juniors

2009 20th of July

He showed a beautiful game playing for Universidad Católica from both the youth team and also from the senior team and he was finally offered a contract by the Boca Juniors in 2009. He accepted that offer and he first joined them on loan. 

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Was listed in Team of year in South Americafter

2009

After winning Chilean Footballer of the Year in 2008, he got a rise in his confidence. He also received several other honors that year. The following year, he was also listed in Team of the year in South America.

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Joined Sevilla

2011

He played for Boca Juniors for two years and he was actually happy playing for them. However, his dream was big and he wanted to achieve every success from football. So, to fulfill that dream, he joined Sevilla in 2011.

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Joined Cardiff city

2013

His football career, while he was in Sevilla was also a successful one. While he was there, he led Sevilla to a draw against Football club Barcelona. Then in 2013, he joined English club Cardiff city with an aim to leave some impression in the English club too.

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Joined Internazionale

2014 9th of August

After playing a FIFA World Cup in 2014 from Chile National Team, he made a mind to join the Italian Football club as he was interested in playing from that country since his childhood days. So, he joined Internazionale on 9th August 2014.

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Won 2015 Copa América

2015

He also won 2015 Copa América with Chilean National Team. Chile won this Championship for the first time in the history and they were the host of the Tournament too. They beat Argentina in the final in penalty.

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was listed in Copa América Team of the Tournament

2015

He won 2015 Copa América with Chilean national team. During that whole tournament he showed a beautiful defensive game. He made massive blocks the tournament; he was also listed in the Copa América Team of the Tournament.

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