Darwin Núñez Biography, Football Career, Football Club, Age, Net Worth and families
Darwin Núñez is a popular footballer who started his career as early as aged 7 in Uruguay before he moved down to Portugal where he became a world star.
He became a Liverpool player on 14th of June, 2022 and plays as a center forward for both club and country.
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Who is Darwin Núñez
Darwin Núñez full name is Darwin Gabriel Núñez Ribeiro born on 24th of June, 1999 in Artigas Uruguay. He lived his teenage life at Artigas before he moved out in the year 2017.
Darwin Núñez who is 22yr Old was love by most people throughout his teenage life because he was a brilliant boy who really believe one day he will make something out of his football career.
Darwin Núñez football career
According to Wikipedia, Darwin Núñez started playing football at very early stage of his life before he joins an academy team Penarol in 2013 at the age of 14yr.
On 22nd of November 2017, Darwin Núñez made his debut for Penarol after coming on as substitute in the game. He had several injuries setback which affected his playing time with the club.
He didn’t have much impact with Penarol but scored his first goal on the 13th of August, 2018 in a home win over Fenix. He later went on to scored his first hattrick as a player 14th of July, 2019, and had his Penarol career come to an end.
On 29th of August 2019 the 2nd Spanish division team Almeria announced they have signed Darwin Núñez on a five year deal for a fee of €4.5M plus add-ons of €1.5M. it took him long enough to made his debut on the 3rd of October 2019 as half time substitute in a defeat to Sporting Gijon.
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He scored his first goal for the club 17th of October, 2019 after making his first starting line up in a 3-2 home win over Extremadura.
But Darwin Núñez entered into full limelight when Benfica signed him in 2020 from Almeria where he had scored 16 goals that season in 32 appearance for a record fee of €24M. He became the all time most expensive Portugal player when he joined Benfica in 2020.
He jumped into life at Benfica and making a good rounds after being named in his first match for the club starting line up and went on to scored his first goal while also completing a hattrick in that same match on the 22nd of October.
After sometime he had to struggles for form due to Covi19, injuries before football return in 2020 but manage to scored six goals and provided 10 assist on his name to make the 2nd best player to in the league with goals contribution and also qualifying for his first champion league football.
From 2020 till today, Darwin Núñez has went to break many records for Benfica after finding his feet with the Portugal club where he had a 52 total appearance and scoring 32 goals between 2020/2022. This stat shows Darwin Núñez is one best striker right now.
But On 13th 9f June, 2022, Benfica agreed with Liverpool for a fee of €75M plus add-ons €25M to move to England (English Premier League), On 14th of June, 2022, Liverpool confirmed and made Official announcement of Darwin Núñez as the club latest signing in a fee of €85M plus add-ons.
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Darwin Núñez International career
He was called up to the Uruguay National Youth team in 2019 to play for Under 20 team which Uruguay finish as third in South America U-20 tournament.
His U-20 team qualify for the FIFA U20 World cup in 2019 and went on to scored 2 goals in the tournament before being eliminated by Equador in the round-16 of the tournament. He also took part with the U-22 teams that finished 4th in the Pan America games 2019 in Peru by scoring a lone goal in the tournament.
Darwin Núñez family Background
Accordung to the time of report for this data, Darwin Núñez didn’t released out much information about his family.
But made known to the public his Partner Lorena Manas who happening to be Uruguayan, they both welcome their first child together January 2022.
We will update more information about his Family as more update comes in.