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Top facts about Claudio Bravo

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Claudio Bravo is a Chilean professional footballer who plays for Real Betis in the La Liga and

Chile

national team. He was born on 13 April 1983 in the town of Viluco in Buin, Maipo Province, Chile.

He started playing with Colo-Colo and moved to

Real Sociedad

in 2006, Barcelona signed him in 2014, and he won the Zamora Trophy in his first season. In the summer of 2016, he joined Manchester City, where he won several trophies. After four years in England, he returned to Spain, signing for Real Betis.

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Some quick top facts about Claudio Bravo

  • Full name

    : Claudio Andrés Bravo Muñoz

  • Nick Name

    : El Condor Chico, the Little Condor

  • Age

    : Claudio Bravo is currently 37 according to his birthdate April 13, 1983

  • Zodiac Sign

    : Aries

  • Birth Place

    : Viluco, Maipo Province, Chile

  • Nationality

    : Chilean

  • Religion

    : Christianity

  • Occupation

    : Professional Soccer Player

  • Position

    : Goalkeeper 

  • Height

    : 6 ft 0¾ in or 185 cm

  • Weight

    : 80 kg or 176 lbs     

  • Race / Ethnicity

    : Multiracial

  • Hair Color

    : Black

  • Eye Color

    : Dark Brown

  • Distinctive Features

    : High Hairline, Tattoo on the left forearm   

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Claudio Bravo Shirt Number

At the Chilean club Colo-Colo, he wore the number 1 shirt. He had the same number while turning out for Real Sociedad as well. Also, for Chile national team and Manchester City, he has the same squad number. His number is currently 25 in the

Real Betis

team. While turning out for the Catalan giants Barcelona FC, he was assigned squad number 13.

Claudio Bravo Body Measurements

  • Chest

    : 102 cm

  • Arms

    : 34 cm

  • Waist

    : 79 cm

Claudio Bravo First Film

He made his first film appearance as himself in Ojos Rojos, a documentary film. But, uncredited is his role.

Claudio Bravo

First TV Show

His first TV appearance came as a guest in an episode dated 14 June 2009 on the talk show Animal Nocturno.

Claudio Bravo Favorite Player

Claudio Bravo Best Known For

  • Being the Chile national team captain

  • Winning the Zamora Trophy with Barcelona

  • His technical and sweeping skills

Claudio Bravo Early Life

Claudio Bravo was born on 13 April 1983 in Viluco, Chile, and has Chilean nationality. His parent name is Marcial Bravo and Nora Munoz and has a sibling named Cesar Bravo.

His father was a truck driver, and his mother was a shopkeeper. His father took him to the Colo-Colo Youth Academy, where he was given the nickname Cóndor Chico, after former club goalkeeper Roberto Rojas.

As he grew up in a small town, there is no specific available information on his formal education. However, it can be seen from various reports that he was brilliant, serious, and hard-working in his childhood and that his parents wanted him to achieve a college education.

At the age of 11, he started his soccer education at the Colo-Colo Academy. He was included automatically in the category under 14 because of his professional skill.

Claudio Bravo Personal Life

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Claudio Bravo is a married man. He married his girlfriend, Carla Pardo, in a civil marriage in 2007 and has been together since then. The couple has four kids, three daughters, and Josefa's son.

The couple was married for the second time on June 21, 2013, when their parents, friends, relatives, and even their three children appeared in the church. The fourth child was born in April 2016 after their second marriage.

Bravo and his current wife, Pardo, knew each other when they were still teenagers and attending the same school in his homeland. They've been dating since Bravo has gotten a tattoo on his left forearm.

Claudio Bravo Professional Career

The goaldkeeper had been playing in Spain for a very long time (he played 229 games for Real Sociedad), but he became known to the public when he started playing for FC Barcelona in 2014.

He won the treble

in 2015 with that team, winning both the domestic league and cup and the UEFA Champions League. After playing in Barca for two seasons, he moved to England to join Man City and Pep Guardiola.

The Citizens paid him 17 million pounds. He wasn't able to leave a very positive impact on his new team after his first games. A few crucial mistakes cost him his starting position between the sticks. The goalkeeper has been an essential part of Chile's national team for the past decade.

He's the second most capped player in Chile, after

Alexis Sanchez

. After defeating Argentina in a penalty shootout, The national team won the Copa America 2015, Bravo's best international achievement with Chile.

Claudio Bravo club career

Bravo began his career in the Colo-Colo team and spent his entire youth career at the club. For the same side as well, he made his senior debut and made over a hundred appearances.

He relocated to Real Sociedad in 2006 and made a name for himself. In 2014, he transferred to one of the world's biggest clubs, FC Barcelona. Manchester City and Pep Guardiola have come calling after two trophy-laden seasons.

He returned to Spain after four years in England, signing for Real Betis. Bravo has distinguished himself on the international stage as captain of Chile for two consecutive Copa America victories in 2015 and 2016. Besides this, for his country, he has garnered over a hundred caps.

Claudio Bravo Position and Style of play

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Bravo plays as a goalkeeper for his club and his country. Right-footed player, with his reflexes and ball-playing skills, he was a safe keeper of his greatest strength. His composition on the ball led to the signing of Manchester City in the summer of 2016. Then he moved to Real Betis on Aug 30, 2020.

Claudio Bravo Strengths

  • Distribution

  • Technical ability

  • Reflexes

  • Ground saves

  • Handling of long shots

  • Playmaking ability

Claudio Bravo Weaknesses

  • Strength

  • Height

  • Collection of high crosses

Claudio Bravo Net Worth

He joined Real Betis as a free agent for $ 1.32 million. He had previously received the weekly wage of £ 80,000 from Manchester City but later raised it to £ 100,000.Bravo receives around $1 million from the brand's endorsements.

His current market value price is $ 1.10 million, and On July 1, 2015, the highest market valuation price ever was reported at $15 million. In the listing of richest Chilean athletes following his teammates such as Alexis Sanchez,

Arturo Vidal

, Bravo listed as number 8. His signature with Manchester City made him $13 million.

Bravo has three vehicles in his range, including a luxury Audi worth $1.2 million. He has also purchased a house in Chile for $1 million in 2011. He is also the brand ambassador to Chile for Samsung and Liga BBVA.

Claudio Bravo Social media

Talking about Claudio Bravo social media, it should be mentioned that he is very active in social Media, but is not fond of its culture. About his followers in social Media it should be mentioned that he has 6.7M followers on his Instagram account.

His Instagram account is

@claudiobravo1

. Claudio Bravo's Instagram could be a great way of earning money through advertisements. He is also active on twitter. His Twitter account is

@c1audiobravo

. He has about 2.1M million followers on twitter.

Claudio Bravo Stats

Claudio Bravo kept 76 clean sheets in 237 appearances for Real Sociedad. He has also recorded 43 clean sheets in 75 appearances for Barça, conceding just 44 goals.

In the

Premier League

, as in La Liga, he was successful because he kept 20 clean sheets in 61 games. Let me remind you that he played six games in his first-team

CDC Colo Colo

recored two clean sheets. He has also been somewhat successful at Real Betis, recorded four clean sheets in 10 appearances.

Interesting facts about Claudio Bravo

  • In his debut season in Barcelona, Claudio Bravo won the prestigious Zamora Trophy with the lowest game-to-goal percentage in the Spanish top division.

  • Bravo has the most appearances on the Chilean National Team, he played 123 games for his national side.

  • In 2009, when playing for Real Sociedad, he won the Zamora Trophy for the Spanish Second Division for his excellent results.

  • Claudio is a national hero in Chile, and they have named the street after him in his hometown.

  • Bravo started as a striker, but discovering that his probability of being picked in that position was slim, he changed his situation.

  • He saved Lucas Biglia in the 2016 Copa America final against Argentina at the MetLife Stadium to give his team a 4-2 win.

  • Bravo scored his first and only goal (as of October 2016) against Gimnástic de Tarragona from a direct free kick in a home win of 1-0.

He played for Chile in two

World Cup

Tournaments and four Copa America Tournaments, winning the last two from the latter tournament as he captained his side.

He saved Ever Banega's penalty in the 2014 Copa America final against Argentina

in the penalty shootout, which helped his side win the title. After the end of the 2014 Copa America, he was select to the tournament team.

Claudio Bravo won the prestigious treble of La Liga, the Copa Del Rey, and the

UEFA Champions League

with Barcelona in his first season.

  • In his first season in Barcelona, after the beginning of the season, he set the record for not conceding a goal for the longest time. He was victorious for 754 minutes.

  • Bravo had nearly dropped from Colo-Colo under the 14s after he missed a cross because he was too short, and the directors thought he wasn't likely to grow enough.

  • He was named Condor Chico, which translates too little Condor because its goal-keeping style reflected that of the former Colo-Colo legend Roberto 'Condor' Rojas.

  • During his two-year stay with Barcelona, he won eight major trophies, including two La Liga championships and two Spanish Cup titles.

  • As he joined Barcelona on 18 June 2015, Alexis Sanchez, his teammate Alexis Sanchez, received the honor of becoming the second-ever Chilean national to turn out for the Catalan giants.

  • His father was a truck driver who used to transport fruit to Santiago from Viluco, and his mother was a shopkeeper.

  • In his last season, his only Chilean league title with Colo-Colo came, and he made an acrobatic penalty save in the final tie shootout against C.F. Universidad de Chile.

  • On 25 August 2016, Manchester City signed him for a reported £ 17 million, making him the world's fourth most expensive goalkeeper.

Claudio bravo Honors

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top facts about Claudio Bravo

because we want to share some information about his honors.

Claudio Bravo has been one of the most renowned footballers and an excellent and skilled goalkeeper for the teams he has played for. He has earned numerous honors to his name for displaying exceptional football skills, such as:

  •     2006 Campeonato Nacional while playing for Colo-Colo

  •     2009-2010 Segunda Division while representing Real Sociedad

  •     2014-2015 and 2015-2016 La Liga for Barcelona

  •     2014-2015 and 2015-2016 Copa del Rey for Barcelona

  •     2014-2015 UEFA Champions League for Barcelona

  •     2015 UEFA Super Cup for Barcelona

  •     2015 FIFA Club World Cup for Barcelona

  •     2015 and 2016 Copa América for Chile

Besides, Claudio has also earned individual awards, such as:

  • 2014-2015 La Liga Team of the Season

  • 2015 and 2016 Copa América Team of the Tournament

  • 2008-2009 Ricardo Zamora Trophy in the Segunda Division

  • 2014-2015 Ricardo Zamora Trophy for the La Liga

  • 2015 and 2016 Best Goalkeeper of Copa América

  • 2016 Copa América Best Goalkeeper

  • 2015  Copa América Best Goalkeeper

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