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Top Facts About Arturo Vidal

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Some people are born warriors and this fighting spirit is in their blood. This spirit is visible in all the achievements he had in life. Arturo Erasmo Vidal Pardo is a man who has always fought and thanks to his hunger for success, he was able to find a good position in football.

At Juventus, Arturo Vidal was nicknamed Il Guerriero which means "The Warrior" and even these days, the Chilean midfielder is better known by the nickname "King Artur."In Chile, Vidal is a fan favorite player because he has always played with passion and love for his country's pride and is one of the country's most fanatical players.

Just when Vidal started playing for Colo-Colo, few thought one day, he would have the honor of playing for

Bayern Munich

, Juventus, Inter, Barcelona, and Bayer Leverkusen. The life story of this man and the

top facts about Arturo Vidal

is really something that should not be missed.

Top facts about Arturo Vidal you might want to know

Arturo Vidal has had a tough adventure both in real life and in football. After shining in Colo-Colo's shirt, Vidal joined Bayer Leverkusen and played 117 games for the German team. He was so great that Juventus, without a doubt, decided to pay the entire transfer fee immediately.

Arturo Vidal soon became a key figure at


. The transfer to Bayern Munich and then Barcelona and Inter have a lot of stories and details, which we will discuss in the following article,

top facts about Arturo Vidal


In this part of the article, we are going to take a close look at Arturo Vidal personal life and then in the next parts, we will review the top facts about Arturo Vidal.


  • Full Name

    : Arturo Erasmo Vidal Pardo

  •  Date and Place of Birth

    : 22 May 1987 in Santiago, Chile

  • Arturo Vidal age

    : 33

  • Height & Weight

    : Arturo Vidal Height is 1.80m and he weighs 74 kg

  • Family Members

    : Jacqueline Pardo (mother), Erasmo Vidal (father), Ambar, Sandrino and Victoria (siblings), Sonia Isaza (girlfriend), Alonso, Elisabetta (children)

  • Marital Status

    : In a relantionship

  • Wife/Girlfriend

    : Sonia Isaza

  • Ex-Spouse

    : Maria Teresa Matus

  • Arturo Vidal Children

    : Alonso, Elisabetta and, Emiliano

  • Current Team

    : Inter Milan

  • Jersey Number

    : #22 Inter Milan / #8 Chile

  • Position

    : Midfielder

  • Zodiac Sign

    : Gemini

Arturo Vidal Birthday, Zodiac Sign and Nationality

Arturo Vidal was born on 22 May 1987 in Santiago, Chile.

Arturo Vidal nationality

is Chilean. People born under sign of Gemini zodiac are natural. However their personality and character charms the hearts of many. Such people have a very good communicate with others. Geminians are also of quite religious nature.

Some of the most famous figures born on the 22th of May (

Arturo Vidal Birthday

) are: Novak Djokovic /Actors: Naomi Campbell, Nazanin Boniadi.

Arturo Vidal Childhood and Parents

Arturo Vidal parents

, Erasmo Vida and Jacqueline Pardo, raised their kid in a very strict condition.

Arturo Vidal

's father was addicted to drug and caused many problems for his family. Arturo’s father has been caught carrying cocaine on numerous time which made a bad reputation for Arturo.

They used to call Arturo’s father “Don Erasmo” as he was in drug trafficking job. Honestly, the whole situation was shameful for Vidal. However, the Vidal family was able to get through the disgrace, and it was a bitter experience for Arturo. The case was different for Vidal's mother.

Arturo worshiped his mother and still calls her mother "the only idol of the King." Actually Head of household was the mother. Jacqueline's main job was as a housekeeper, but the salary she received was not enough to support her family. In short,

Arturo Vidal childhood

was spent in difficulty and poverty.

For more details Arturo Vidal childhood, Arturo in his early years, left for a job in Santiago where he fed horses and cleaned the stables. Arturo needed something more, so he started off with gambling before turning to football but this plan did not last long.

Soon, Arturo sought football as a way to get rid of poverty. Football was the plan A for a better life and Arturo knew that. As we mentioned, Arturo Vidal parents were not successful in providing Basic living conditions, so the young boy in our story decided to stand on his own feet and make his own money.

Arturo Vidal Girlfriend, Personal Life and Marital Status

In an unexpected move,

Arturo Vidal

and Chilean model Maria Teresa Matus got divorced. The couple, who had been together for years and had three children named Alonso Vidal and Elizabeth Vidal, and a newborn baby, broke up and it was terrible news for their fans.

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Maria Teresa, a well-known model, and businessman, even removed a tattoo of Arturo's name from her wrist and tattooed a large cross in its place, almost showing that she had forgotten the past about Arturo Vidal.

But Arturo Vidal, in a similar move reacted to this and started a relationship with famous Colombian model Sonia Isaza, who has 3.1M followers on Instagram, as a sign to his ex-wife that he is having a good life. So now we could say Sonia Isaza is Arturo Vidal girlfriend.

Arturo Vidal and Sonia Isaza (

Arturo Vidal girlfriend

) have been dating since shortly before the Chilean signed for Barcelona and, despite some occasional bump that is ordinary in a relationship, it seems that they are going through a good moment in their love life. For now, the couple are in Italy as Vidal plays for

Inter Milan


About Arturo Vidal Children, Vidal has three children named Alonso and Elisabetta and, Emiliano. Vidal has a strong attachment to them and loves them. Like all Latin American men, Arturo Vidal is a family-friendly man. That is why Arturo Vidal children love their father so much.

Arturo Vidal Career

Following the

top facts about Arturo Vidal

, we want to bring up a new topic. Arturo Vidal career started at

Colo Colo

, and this is how the Chilean midfielder introduced himself to the world of football. Vidal was actually a product of the Colo-Colo academy, so moving to the first team was a big step for him.

Vidal won many titles with the team, and his outstanding performance in the 2006 Copa Sudamericana led the scouts to write excellent reports about him. It is interesting to know that at the time of Vidal's transfer to Bayer Leverkusen, the record in this country was €9m, but Vidal broke it and left for Germany for €11m.

Bayer Leverkusen had a great team and players like

Toni Kroos


Hakan Calhanoglu

made the midfield look on fire. Vidal found a key role in the team and introduced himself as a great star until the 2010-11 season. He helped his team run into the Bundesliga runners-up that season. Vidal scored 11 assists that season and stood in second place of most assists in Bundesliga.

August 2018, was Vidal's one of the best moments in his life. Arturo Vidal career was about to change as he signed a three-year deal with Barcelona which was reported to be worth €19m with €3m variables. He debuted for Barcelona in August 2018 in the Spanish Super Cup. Last summer and after some changes in the management, Barca decided to part the ways with Vidal.

Arturo Vidal is currently playing for Inter Milan and has been able to work with Antonio Conte again. Inter will compete for the championship in the 2020-2021 season.

Arturo Vidal Religion

Regarding Arturo Vidal religion, there is definitely a true verdict: Arturo Vidal is Christian. Vidal prays a lot as a Christian and is a faithful man. He feels the presence of God in all his moments and he has said this several times.

Of course, many people think that because Arturo Vidal has a lot of tattoos and is a violent person on the field, he cannot have strong beliefs in God, but no one can be judged by the appearance, and certainly Vidal should be judged by his actions off the pitch.

Arturo Vidal Net worth, Salary and Market Value

About Arturo Vidal net worth, there is many rumors.

Arturo Vidal net worth

is valued at €13m. In addition to this fact,

Arturo Vidal salary

also shows he has a net annual income of €6m.

Arturo Vidal market value has fallen sharply. His value is now €10m, but Vidal joined Inter on a free transfer from


. In fact, Blaugrana decided to terminate the contract of the Chilean midfielder and no longer pay َArturo Vidal salary, which was a large amount under Spanish tax laws. Last January, however, Inter wanted to pay €11m to sign Vidal, which Barcelona turned down the offer at the time.


It should be noted that Arturo Vidal received large sums in Barcelona and

Bayern Munich

, but due to the fact that

Arturo Vidal age

doesn’t allow him and he is at the end of his playing career and Inter's budget is a bit limited, he was convinced to receive a weekly salary of €120,000.

Arturo Vidal Transfermarket Stats

As we mentioned, Arturo Vidal salary has dropped due to fact that he is 33 years old but that is not all, as

Arturo Vidal transfermarket

stats also show that the midfielder was worth around €45m in 2014 and is currently priced at €10m. On Arturo Vidal stats, he has played in 555 games, with 104 scored goals and 75 assists.

The important thing about him is his desire to score. According to the transfermarket stats, he has managed to score 22 goals and 18 assists in 124 games for Bayern Munich. Vidal knows how to add well to the penalty area and has a great desire to score. In 171 games for Juventus, he has scored 48 goals and 25 assists.

He has also played this number of games for six clubs, most of which have been for Juventus. At the national level,

Arturo Vidal stats

are also quite impressive as he has played 133 games for Chile, including 14 for the Under-20s and 119 for the first team.

Some Short Top Facts about Arturo Vidal

  • Arturo Vidal is a box to box midfielder. His height is 1.80 m and he weighs 74 kg.

  • About Arturo Vidal age, it should be said that he is 33 years old.

  • Arturo Vidal got divorced last year and now is dating with Sonia Isaza.

  • Vidal has three children named Alonso and Elisabetta and, Emiliano.

  • Arturo Vidal has a net worth of around €13m.

  • Arturo Vidal has played for Juventus, Inter, Barcelona, and Bayern Munich.

When it comes to

top facts about Arturo Vidal

, one of the most attractive facts becomes tattoos. Vidal's body especially his neck and both hands are covered in tattoos. He has tattoos with the name King Arturo on the left arm and a spider logo on his right. Some of the tattoos are religious as Vidal is a faithful man.

Arturo Vidal social media

accounts are very active. No one is surprised that Arturo Vidal is a fan favorite player as

Arturo Vidal Instagram account

has 14.2M followers. He has played for four major European clubs and has managed to impress at least some of them. In addition, Vidal is a very famous person in Chile. Moreover to all this information, it is better to mention

Arturo Vidal Facebook account


Arturo Vidal Twitter account


Arturo Vidal Quotes

One of the most enjoyable parts of SportMob's article on top facts about Arturo Vidal is extraordinary quotes about stars such as

Lionel Messi

and Cristiano Ronaldo.

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On clash with Bayern Munich:

“Bayern will be confident but they will know that they are not just playing an ordinary team in the Bundesliga, they’re playing against Barca. We have Leo Messi, we have the best players and we want to showcase what we can do.”


Robert Lewandowski

and Luis Suarez

“Lewandowski is extraordinary, very dangerous, an insatiable goalscorer. You could say that Lewandowski is the best striker in the world alongside Luis Suarez.”

Vidal about

Cristiano Ronaldo

"Cristiano is a smart a**! For me he does not exist. There is no 'cuco' in Portugal."

On Bundesliga:

“The Bundesliga has made me the player I am.”

Arturo Vidal on joining Inter Milan and working again with Antonio Conte

 “I Joined Inter Because Of Antonio Conte. I am here especially for him. We spent three years together at Juventus, we won and that was an unforgettable experience."

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Lionel Messi

“Messi is very motivated and concentrated. We know that he is the captain and the best of the world and if he is well, will guide us to the title, but it is necessary to help him. If he is well, the team goes it to appreciate and go it to treat to take advantage of to the maximum".”


"It's a bit strange to wait for the camera, but we need to get used to it. These are things that will help improve football."

Vidal about Himself

"Many try to imitate my style, but I want to say one thing: I'm the best defensive midfielder in the world. No one defends as well as me and scores so many goals."

Arturo Vidal Achievements

Believe it or not; Arturo Vidal is one of the most successful players of his generation. Arturo Vidal achievements are absolutely amazing. In this part, we want to point out the important Arturo Vidal achievements from the beginning until now.


  • Torneo Apertura in 2006 and 2007 in Torneo Clausura in 2006.


  • Scudetto in 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons and Coppa Italia in 2014-15

  • Supercoppa Italiana in 2012 and 2013

Bayern Munich

  • Bundesliga in 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons

  • DFB Pokal in 2015-16 and DFL Supercup in 2016, 2017


  • Copa America in 2015 and 2016.

In his individual records, he was named in the Bundesliga Team of the Season in 2010-11 and 2015-16; Best Chilean Player Abroad in 2011; Juventus Player of the Year in 2012-13, Midfielder of the Season by Goal.com in 2012-13 and Chilean Footballer of the Year in 2016.

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