Enzo Fernandez Wiki/Biography
Enzo Fernandez was born on 17th January 2001, (Age: 21 years; as of 2022) in San Martin, Argentina. His full real name is Enzo Jeremias Fernandez and he is commonly known as Enzo Fernandez. His nationality is Argentine and his ethnicity is Latino. His zodiac sign is Capricorn and he follows Roman Catholic (religion). His profession is a famous Argentina football player.
Enzo Fernandez Educational Qualificaiton
Enzo Fernandez doesn’t disclose his schooling. So we assume that he completed his schooling in his hometown. After that, he joined the academy graduate of River Plate. And then, he joined his first club for his football career and play for them and won matches.
Enzo Fernandez Physical Stats
- Height: 5′ 10″ inches
- Weight: 76 kg
- Hair Color: Brown
- Eye Color: Black
- Body Measurement: 38-30-39
Enzo Fernandez Family & Parents
Enzo Fernandez was born into a middle-class family to Argentine Parents. His father’s name is Zinedine Zidane and his mother’s name is Veronique Zidane. Also, he has four siblings 3 brothers and 1 sister. His brothers’ names are Luca Zidane, Theo Zidane, and Elyaz Zidane; his sister’s name is Lila Zidane. His family always supports him in his football career to fulfill his dream.
Enzo Fernandez Girlfriend
Enzo Fernandeza’s dating status is committed and his marital status is married. He dated Valentina Cervantes and they got married after some time but now they don’t disclose their wedding date.
They both lived happily together and enjoy their life joyfully.
Enzo Fernandez Carrer & Stats
Club Career River Plate
Enzo start playing football at the age of six for local side Club La Recova for most of his nascent years, before joining River Plate in 2006. After thirteen years spent progressing through the ranks, he was promoted to the club’s first team by manager Marcelo Gallardo on 27th January 2019. In the weeks prior, he scored once, in the 6–1 thrashing of Libertad, in four games at the 2020 U-20 Copa Libertadores in Paraguay.
Loan to Defensa y Justicia
Despite being sporadically used Enzo Fernandez’s manager advised him to leave the club on loan, in order to continue his development. He was loaned to fellow top-flight club Defensa y Justicia in August. He makes his debut for the Halcon on 18th September by manager Hernan Crespo in a 3-0 win over Delfin in the Copa Libertadores.
Despite initially not being a starter, his performances impressed his manager. Eventually, he earned a place in the team, helping the club win the 2020 Copa Sudamericana, starting in the 3–0 win over fellow Argentinian side Lanus in the final, winning his first career title.
After impressing on loan, he returned to River plate, during the season at the request of manager Marcelo Gallardo, making his return on 15th July 2021, in the first leg of Copa Libertadores round of 16, featuring in the 1-1 home draw to fellow Argentinian side Argentinos Juniors. On 20 December, he agreed to a contract extension to 2025. He was named the best active footballer in Argentina, being subsequently scouted by a number of established European teams.
River Plate reached an agreement with Primeira Liga team Benfica for the transfer of him for a €10 million fee for 75% of his economic rights plus €8 million in add-ons, but with the player remaining at River Plate until the end of the club’s Copa Libertadores campaign on 23rd June 2022. He confirmed the deal on 14th July.
On 2nd August, Enzo Fernandez makes his debut for the club scoring his first goal for the club, a half-volley from outside the penalty area, in a 4-1 home win over Midtjylland in the first leg of the 2022-2023 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round. His impressive performances continued throughout the month and following a run of five consecutive wins and three clean sheets, he was named the Primeira Liga’s Midfielder of the Month.
Argentina U18s manager Esteban Solari selected him to represent his nation at the 2019 COTIF Tournament in Spain on 24th July 2019. He was called up by Argentina national team manager Lionel Scaloni for two 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Brazil and Uruguay on 3rd November 2021. He was named in Argentina’s 26-man squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on 11th November.
After coming on for Guido Rodriguez in the 57th minute on 26th November. In doing so, he became the second youngest player ever to score a World Cup goal for Argentina at 21 years, ten months, and thirteen days old. He achieved a rather not-so-famous record, on 3rd December becoming the youngest own-goal scorer in the history of Argentina in the FIFA World Cup, in the round of sixteen matches against Australia.
Enzo Fernandez’s Style of Play
Enzo has been deployed in a deep-seated playmaking role as a central midfielder, responsible for breaking up play, dictating the tempo, and recycling possession, although he is also capable of playing in a more advanced role as an attacking midfielder. He usually makes quick short passes, accurate long passes, and lobbed balls.
He is very combative in his midfield duels, protects the space and his backline efficiently, he possesses a good passing range, excellent vision, and high levels of accuracy, which is very purposeful in his midfield actions, and can dribble into dangerous territory or out of it to devastating effect.
He thrives in receiving the ball in tight spaces and is very press-resistant due to his wonderful low sense of gravity, balance, and flexibility in his body movements. He excels at quick short passes, passing to break lines or to play through attackers running to space, but also passing to keep possession to move around and tire opposition shapes.
Enzo Fernández excels out of possession, always looking to get into the right positions to stop opposition attacks, and disrupting moves, whilst also being in the right place at the right time to intercept passes. In addition, he is a good dribbler and can move the ball forward either through his passing.
Enzo Fernandez Awards & Achievements
Defensa y Justicia
- Copa Sudamericana: 2020.
- Recopa Sudamericana: 2021.
- Argentine Primera División: 2021.
- CONMEBOL Copa Sudamericana Squad of the Season: 2020.
- Primeira Liga Midfielder of the Month: August 2022, October/November 2022.
Enzo Fernandeza Favorite Things
- Favorite sportsman: Lionel Messi
- Favorite Actor: Santiago Mitre
- Favorite Actress: Olivia Hussey
- Favorite Food: Alfajores
- Favorite Color: Blue
- Favorite Movie: The Exorcist
Enzo Fernandez’s Net Worth
Enzo Fernandez’s net worth is estimated at $5 million dollars. His occupation is a famous Argentina Football Player and played so many matches and earned from them. His annual salary is $2.5 million dollars as of December 2022. His last contract was on 20th December, and he agreed to a contract extension to 2025.
Enzo Fernandez Social Handles
- Instagram: enzojfernandez
Enzo Fernandez Amazing Facts
- Currently, Enzo Fernandez played for Benfica team.
- His jersey number is 13.
- Enzo’s position in his team is Central midfielder.
- He is named after three-time Copa America winner Enzo Francescoli, due to his father Raul’s fascination with the Uruguayan footballer.
- Enzo Fernandez and his girlfriend welcomed a baby girl into this world whose name is Olivia.
- He is a very brilliant player for the Argentina team.
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