Guillermo Varela

Guillermo Varela is a famous well known popular professional Uruguayan football player who plays for Penarol football club and Uruguayan National Football Club. His playing position is Right-Back Defense. He is also known as the best defender for the team, Penarol. His shirt number is 6.

Early Life

Guillermo Varela was born on 24th March 1993. His place of birth is Montevideo, Uruguay. His nationality is Uruguay. His full name is Guillermo Varela Olivera. His Birth Sign is Aries. His ethnicity is Uruguayans. He was born with high talent. He had a very keen interest in sports since he was a child. So, he is dedicated and devoted to sports. He lettered in football, basketball in his high school.

Early Career

Guillermo Varela began his football journey with his hometown club, Penarol. There he made his senior debut on 5th June 2011 in a victory score of 1-0 against Racing club de Montevideo on the final matchday of Uruguayan Primera Division.

After a very high impressive performance at the 2013 South American Youth Championship, he went on a fourteen days trial with Manchester United in May 2013. There, he signed a five-year contract with United with the fee rumored to be €2.8 million on June 11, 2013. Then, he became the first player to join the Manchester United club under a new manager named David Moyes.

Later, he was loaned to Real Madrid Castilla and Frankfurt because he failed to make an impact on the team. After this, he again didn’t make any good impression. So, due to this, he went back to the club where he started i.e. Penarol on 12th August 2017. He made his second debut for the club scoring a 4-0 victory against EI Tanque Sisley on 20th August 2017.

Now, he is playing in the club, Penarol.

International Career

Varela had played for the Uruguay Under-20 team at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Previously, he had also received his first call-up to the Uruguay senior squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Brazil and Peru on March 5, 2016. He was currently selected in Uruguay’s 23-man squad in June for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He has made 22 appearances till now.


Talking about careers, till now, he has not won any awards but his improvement will certainly get him big awards in the future.

Personal Life

Currently, Varela is in a relationship and dating a beautiful girl, Mechita who is an actress as well as a successful model. Their relationship is going smoothly and they are enjoying their relationship. The affair between them started in 2015. Varela often likes to traveling and going to parties with his friends. He is also connected with his family. The height of Varela is also good at 1.73 m and his weight is 70 Kg. He loves to wear branded products such as Nike, Adidas, etc. His salary is around $200 thousand and his net worth is around $1 million.

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