Nicolás Otamendi- Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Career

Nicolás Otamendi

Hernán, Nicolás Gonzalo Otamendi (born 12 February 1988) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a central defender for Benfica in the Portuguese Primeira Liga and for Argentina. Otamendi began his career with Vélez Sarsfield and Porto, where he won eight major honors, including three Primeira Liga titles and the 2011 Europa League.

Quick Facts

NicknameEl Mohicano, The General, Marshall, Kaiser
Full NameNicolás Hernán Gonzalo Otamendi
ProfessionArgentine footballer
Age34 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth12 February 1988
BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina
Zodiac SignAquarius
SchoolDrop out
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight82 Kg (181 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Marital StatusMarried
Net Worth$14 million

Nicolás Otamendi Biography

Nicolás Otamendi is a professional footballer from Argentina. He is a center-back for the Portuguese club Benfica and the Argentina national team. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on February 12, 1988. According to his birth date, he is 34 years old. His citizenship is Argentine. Aquarius is his Zodiac sign.

He came to Manchester City in 2015, where he won the Premier League in 2017-2018 and 2018-19, as well as four League Cups and an FA Cup. Otamendi, who was a member of Argentina’s national squad from 2009 to 2012, took part in two World Cups and four Copa Américas, helping his country to two consecutive runner-up places before winning the latter on his fourth attempt in 2021.

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Nicolás Otamendi Height, Weight, and Body measurement

Nicolás Otamendi is 6 feet tall. He weighs approximately 82 kg. He has lovely warm black eyes and Black locks. There is no information on his chest-waist-hip measurements, dress size, shoe size, biceps, and so on


  • During the 2009 Apertura, he scored his first professional goal in a 3-1 win over Arsenal de Strand. On August 23, 2010, Otamendi signed a five-year contract with the Portuguese club FC Porto for a price of €4 million.
  • On September 6, 2011, Porto trained the rights to sign the balance of Otamendi’s singing rights.
  • On 5 February 2014, Otamendi was sold to Valencia CF for €12 million in a five-year contract that began on 1 July.
  • He made his debut in the Spanish top flight on August 23, 2014, starting in a 1-1 away draw against Sevilla FC. On 20 August 2015, he signed a five-year deal with Manchester City for a cost of £32 million EUR.
  • On 18 April 2018, he was selected to the PFA Team of the Season alongside Manchester City colleagues David Silva, Kyle Walker, Sergio Aguero, and Kevin De Bruyne.
  • Otamendi signed a three-year contract with Benfica on September 29, 2020, for a sum of €15 million, with Benfica defender Ruben Dias leaving for a higher amount as part of the agreement.
    His worldwide success
  • In April 2009, he was called up to the Argentine national team for a friendly against the Panama squad. On May 19, 2010, Otamendi was named to the 23-man team for the stages.
  • Otamendi appeared in Argentina’s round-of-16 match against Mexico, which Argentina won 3-1.
  • On 10 June 2016, he scored the first-round goal in a 5-0 victory against Panama in the second group encounter. Following that, he was named to the FIFA World Cup 2018 roster. In addition, he was included in Lionel Scaloni’s final roster of 28 for the Copa America 2021.

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Nicolás Otamendi ’s Net Worth

This year, the center once again signed a deal with Benfica that would pay him two,4 million Euros (2,4 million Kilo) every year. According to the calculations, he makes €17,486 (£15,373) per day and €729 (£641) each hour.

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Brand Endorsement

Nike has signed Nicolás Otamendi as a personal endorsement. He uses Nike sneakers during professional matches as part of the agreement.

Property And Cars

The information related to his assets is under review.

Nicolás Otamendi Wife, Marriage, Children

In essence, he is now married to Celeste.  Otamendi is a self-centered individual. She maintains her personal life and marital status privately. Michele has kept a low-key presence; little is known about her specific relationship status.

Later in life, the lovely lady and her husband have a daughter named Morena. They also welcomed a new baby boy called Valentin.

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Awards & Achievement

  • Argentine Primera División: 2009 Clausura
  • Primeira Liga: 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13
  • Taça de Portugal: 2010–11
  • Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira: 2011, 2012, 2013
  • UEFA Europa League: 2010–11
  • Taça da Liga runner-up: 2012–13
  • Premier League: 2017–18, 2018–19
  • FA Cup: 2018–19
  • Football League/EFL Cup: 2015–16,2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20
  • FA Community Shield: 2018, 2019
  • Taça de Portugal runner-up: 2020–21
  • Copa América: 2021
  • CONMEBOL–UEFA Cup of Champions: 2022
  • South American Team of the Year: 2009
  • La Liga Team of the Season: 2014–15
  • Copa América Team of the Tournament: 2015,2016
  • PFA Team of the Year: 2017–18 Premier League

Interesting Facts

  • Nicolas was born in El Talar, a modest suburb in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital city.
  • Growing up, he split his time between boxing and football, working out in a local gym with his cousin to gain strength.
  • With the addition of Otamendi to the City squad, Argentina has become the best-represented country in Manuel Pellegrini’s roster.
  • The center-back became the sixth Argentine to join the Etihad squad, and he stated that compatriot Sergio Aguero was a major influence in his choice to leave Valencia for Manchester.
  • The 27-year-old was a statistician’s dream in terms of figures during his final season in La Liga. In 2014/15, he ranked second in the league in terms of clearances per game and sixth in terms of blocks. In addition, he played the sixth most minutes of any defender in Spain’s top flight.