Paulo Dybala is an Argentine famous football who plays for Serie A club Roma and the Argentina national team in a Forward position. He started his senior career in 2011 playing for Instituto de Cordoba. At the age of 18, in 2012 for Palermo, he won a Serie B title. He was voted Serie A Most Valuable Player. Check all the details below about Paulo Dybala’s Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Parents, Career, Stats, Net Worth, Salary, Biography & More.
Paulo Dybala Wiki/Biography
Paulo Dybala was born on 15th November 1993 (Age: 29 years; as of 2022) in Laguna Larga, Cordoba, Argentina. His full real name is Paulo Exequiel Dybala and his nickname is “La Joya” (” The Jewel”). His nationality is Argentine and his ethnicity is White. His zodiac sign is Scorpio and he follows Christianity (religion). His profession is a famous football player in Argentina.
Paulo Dybala Educational Qualificaiton
Paulo Dybala doesn’t disclose any information about his schooling or graduation. So, we assume that he completed his schooling in his home town Argentina and then he joined the club for starting his football career.
Paulo Dybala Physical Stats
- Height: 5′ 9″ inches
- Weight: 75 kg
- Body Measurement: 38-32-14
- Eye Colour: Brown
- Hair Colour: Black
- Tattoos: yes
Paulo Dybala Family & Parents
Paulo Dybala was born into a middle-class family to Argentine Parents. His father’s name is Adolfo Dybala he is a Lottery Shop Owner and his mother’s name is Alicia de Dybala he is a housewife.
He has two siblings which are his brothers Gustavo Dybala and Mariano Dybala.
And, his grandfather’s name Boleslaw Dybala was from the village of Krasnow in Poland; he fled from his country of birth to Argentina during World War II.
But some of his grandfather’s family moved to Canada. His family also has partial Italian origins through his maternal great-grandmother, who was from the Province of Naples.
Paulo Dybala Relationships & Girlfriends
Paulo Dybala’s dating status is committed and his marital status is unmarried. He start dating Antonella Cavalieri in 2015 but they break up later.
Then, Paulo dated famous Italian supermodel Ginevra Sozzi but he broke up with her yet again.
Then, he was involved with Oriana Sabatini who is a well-known Argentine singer and model, and actress with a large social media following. Currently, he dating Oriana Sabatini.
Paulo Dybala Career & Profession
Instituto de Cordoba
Paulo makes his professional debut in the Primera B Nacional with his hometown club Instituto Atletico Central Cordoba at age 17. Paulo was the youngest to score a goal, beating the record of Mario Kempes. He was also the first to play 38 consecutive matches in a professional league in the country and was also the first to score two hat-tricks in a season.
U.S Citta di Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini announced the signing of Dybala stating, “We have got Paulo Dybala- the new Sergio Aguero” on 29th April 2012. Palermo released a press announcement confirming the signing of Dybala on 20th July 2012 who signed a four-year deal with the Sicilian club.
He made his debut for the club in a Serie A match against Lazio. Dybala had his breakthrough season in the 2014-2015 Serie A where he scored ten goals in the first half of the season, forming a successful striking partnership with a fellow Argentine. Paulo finished the season with 13 goals and 10 assists, which made him one of the top assist providers in the league.
Juventus announced the signing of Dybala on a five-year deal for a fee of €32 million on 4th June 2015. Paulo was assigned the number 21 shirt, previously worn by Andrea Pirlo, who left the club that summer. He came on as a 61st-minute substitute for Kingsley Coman against Lazio in the 2015 Supercoppa Italiana on 8th August. He scored his first league goal for the club in the 87th minute in a 2-1 defeat to Roma on 30th August 2015.
Roberto Baggio maintained a superior goalscoring record in the opening games of his debut season. Dybala scored his first career Coppa Italia goal in a 4-0 win over cross-city rivals Torina on 16th December. He scored his first UEFA Champions League goal in a 2-2 home draw to Bayern Munich on 23rd February 2016. It was announced Dybala would miss the second round of the 16 leg of the Champions League against Bayern on 16th March due to an edema overload of his left soleus muscle on 15th March.
Dybala scored two goals in a 3-0 home win over Lazio, which took his league tally to 16 goals to 16 goals in 31 appearances and also saw him score his 20th goal of the season in all competitions in the process on 21st April. Following the departure of Paul Pogba to Manchester United in the summer of 2016, he was offered the number 10 jersey by Juventus, although he turned it down, preferring to keep the number 21 jersey that he had worn during his previous season.
After struggling to score at the beginning of the season, he scored his first goal of the 2016-17 campaign on 27th September. He scored two goals in Juventus’s first-leg Champions League quarter-final fixture against Barcelona, helping the club to a 3-0 home victory on 11th April. He was named one of the three finalists for the forward of the 2016-17 UEFA Champions League season award on 4th August 2017. He was confirmed to wear the number 10 shirt for Juventus on 9th August.
He placed sixth in the 2017 UEFA Best Player of the Year Award on 15th August. Paulo scored a brace in a 2-0 home win over Udinese in Serie A; his first goal of the match was also his 100th career goal on 11th March 2018. Paulo made his 100th Serie A appearance for Juventus, coming on as a late second-half substitute in a 2-1 away win over Parma on 1st September 2018. With the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo, he was often deployed out of position in a deeper role by manager Allegri during the 2018-19 season.
As a result of this positional switch, as well as struggles with injuries, and difficulties with his manager, He suffered a loss of form and his goalscoring output decreased. He was initially linked with moves to Premier League sides Manchester United and Tottenham, although he ultimately remained with Juventus for the 2019-20 season.
Although he was initially not expected to start under the club’s new manager Maurizio Sarri, he eventually broke into the first XI and scored his first goal of the season on 6th October 2019.
In the 2020 Coppa Italia Final against Napoli on 17th June, he missed Juventus’s first spot-kick in the resulting shoot-out with his shot being saved by Alex Meret. He was awarded the Serie A MVP award for the 2019-20 season.
On 21 March 2022, Juventus chief executive officer Maurizio Arrivabene announced that the club had decided not to renew Dybala’s contract which would expire in the summer, citing changes in the club’s project following the arrival of striker Dusan Vlahovicearlier that year. On 15 May 2022, Dybala announced on social media that he would leave Juventus at the end of the season.
He signed for Roma on a three-year contract that runs on 20th July 2022 until 30th June 2025. He make his debut for the club in a 1-0 away win against Salernitana in the Serie A on 14th August. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRfDf-Ai9W8
Due to his family heritage, he was eligible to play for Poland and Italy but expressly stated that he feels Argentine and had always dreamed of playing for Argentina. He stated, ” I feel 100% Argentinian, I wouldn’t be happy in a national team that didn’t feel like mine, to hear an anthem that isn’t my own, in colors that don’t belong to me”. He received his first call-up for the under-20 team but declined the invitation on 19th July 2012.
He was called for the first time for the Argentina senior team by manager Gerardo Martino, but his first appearance was on 13th October 2015, coming off the bench to replace Carlos Tevez. However, Juventus insisted that they would not release Paulo for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He set up a goal for Joaquin Correa in a 6-0 away friendly win over Singapore on 13th June 2017. He was named in Argentina’s preliminary 35-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia in May 2018.
This was his only appearance in the tournament, as Argentina was eliminated in the round of 16 on 30th June. He was included in Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni’s preliminary 40-man squad for the 2019 Copa America in May 2019. In Argentina’s final group match against Qatar on 23rd June he assisted Aguero’s goal in a 2-0 win after coming off the bench for Lautaro Martinez which enabled them to advance to the knock-out stages of the competition.
Paulo Dybala Awards & Achievements
- Serie B in 2013-2014.
- Serie A: 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20.
- Coppa Italia: 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2020–21; runner-up: 2019–20, 2021–22.
- Supercoppa Italiana: 2015, 2018, 2020; runner-up: 2016, 2017, 2019, 2021.
- UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2016–17.
- CONMEBOL–UEFA Cup of Champions: 2022.
- Serie A Team of the Year: 2015–16, 2016–17,2017–18, 2019–20.
- Serie A Player of the Month: July 2020.
- Serie A Most Valuable Player: 2019–20.
- ESM Team of the Year: 2016–17.
- Coppa Italia top goalscorer: 2016–17.
- Serie A top assist provider: 2014–15.
- Supercoppa Italiana all-time top scorer: 4 goals
Paulo Dybala’s Style of Playing
Paulo has a quick, creative, elegant, and agile player, with excellent technical ability and a low center of gravity. He is known for his powerful and accurate shots from outside the box, dribbling skills, balance, and close control in limited spaces, as well as his ability to beat opponents in one on one situations and protect or hold up the ball for teammates with Paulo’s back to goal. A hardworking player, Paulo is also known for his stamina and defensive contribution off the ball. He is capable of creating chances for teammates as well as scoring goals himself.
Despite his diminutive stature, he is also effective at scoring with his head, due to his acceleration over short distances, and his ability to anticipate defenders inside the box. Paulo is capable of playing in any offensive position: he started out playing as a left winger for Instituto in Argentina towards the start of his career as a versatile forward.
But since, moving to Italy he has been deployed in a variety of attacking roles, including as the main striker, as a center-forward, as a second striker, as an attacking midfielder, in a free role as a wide playmaker, as a right-sided inside forward, as a false attacking midfielder as a false9.
Due to his work rate and involvement in the build-up of his team’s attacking plays, in addition to his goalscoring ability, his former manager at Juventus Massimiliano Allegri even deployed him as an offensive-minded central midfielder on occasion. He is also accurate from both free kicks and penalties.
Paulo playing style has drawn comparisons with compatriots Sergio Aguero, Javier Pastore, Carlos Tevez, Omar Sivori, Diego Maradona, and Lionel Messi as well as former Italian forwards Vincenzo Montella, Alessandro Del Piero, and Roberto Baggio. After scoring a goal, He is known for using his signature “mask” celebration regarding the gesture, he commented: “My mask gesture isn’t so much a goal celebration but rather a message. In Doha against Milan, after we lost Supercoppa, the idea of this celebration was born.
Paulo Dybala Car Collection
- Chiron Bugatti
- Automobiles de Sport
- Land Rover
- Audi A1
Paulo Dybala’s Net Worth
Paulo Dybala’s net worth is estimated at $40 million dollars. His annual salary is estimated at $13.99 million USD. He signs for Roma on Three-Year Deal Said To Contain €20m Release Clause. He joined AS Roma on a free transfer three weeks after his contract with his former club Juventus expired.
Paulo Dybala Social Handles
Paulo Dybala Amazing Facts
- Paulo Dybala is currently, playing for the team Roma.
- His lucky number is 3.
- His position in his team is Forward and attacking midfielder.
- Paulo’s lucky stone is Garnet.
- His jersey number is 21.
- His lucky color is Purple.
- Paulo obtained Italian citizenship on 13th August 2012.
- His favorite Tv show is Prison Break.
- He initially attempted to obtain Polish citizenship through ancestry from his grandfather, but the bureaucracy proved too complex.
- Paulo’s favorite food is Sushi.
- He has several tattoos on his body: two stripes on his left arm, an Arabic tattoo as well as a crowned football on his leg.
- His Favourite Footballers are Ronaldinho and Pirlo.
- Paulo also drinks Alcohol.
- His father ran a lottery shop in Cordoba and he used to accompany his father to the shop sometimes in his childhood.
- In September 2008, his father passed away due to cancer.
- Paulo previously worked with so many big brands like Nike, Adidas, and New Balance to mention a few.
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