Luis Figo Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Luís Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo was born on the 4th November 1972, in Almada, Portugal, and is a retired professional football (soccer) player, who played a winger and attacking midfielder for such teams as Barcelona (1995-2000) and Real Madrid (2000-2005). Figo won 24 club and international trophies, and also the Ballon d’Or in 2000 and FIFA World Player of the Year Award in 2001. Luis represented Portugal on 127 occasions and scored 32 goals. His career started in 1989 and ended in 2009.

Have you ever wondered how rich Luis Figo is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Figo’s net worth is as high as $50 million, an amount earned through his successful career as a professional football player. In addition to playing,, Figo had numerous endorsement deals which improved his wealth too.

Luis Figo Net Worth $50 Million

Luis Figo was the only child of Maria Joana Pestana Madeira and António Caeiro Figo, and after they had moved from Almada to Lisbon, Luis joined the academy of Sporting Clube de Portugal at the age of 11.

Figo made his senior debut for Sporting Lisbon in April 1990 against Maritimo, and that same season he was the part of the Portugal side that won the UEFA Under-17 Football Championship. In his first two years at Sporting, Luis made six appearances, while in 1991, he played in 41 games, scored one goal, and debuted for the National senior team. In the meantime, he played a prominent role in the winning of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 1991. Figo scored his first goal for Portugal in a friendly against Bulgaria in November 1992 in Paris, France.

In 1993 and 1994, Figo exploded for 18 goals in 78 matches, and in 1994 he won the Sporting CP Player of the Year Award and the Portuguese Golden Ball. After that season ended, Luis wanted to move to ome of the European giants, but a transfer to Juventus, Parma, and Manchester City failed. However, for the fee of $2.5 million, Figo joined Barcelona and recorded nine goals in 53 games. The 1996-97 season was one of the best in Barcelona’s history, as they won La Liga, Copa del Rey, UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, and UEFA Super Cup. Luis stayed for three more years in Barcelona, winning another La Liga title and Cup in 1998.

In July 2000, the football world was shocked when Real Madrid decided to activate Figo’s $60.1 million buyout clause, and set the world transfer record by bringing the Portuguese to the Santiago Bernabeu. The 2000-01 season was the best in Figo’s career as he won La Liga with Real Madrid and also the Ballon d’Or for the best European player, thanks partly to his 14 goals in 49 appearances. Luis was named the FIFA World Player of the Year the following year, while in 2002, he won La Liga, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, and Intercontinental Cup with the “Galacticos”. Meantime internationally, he reached the finals of the European Championship in 2004 in Portugal, but the hosts suffered a 1-0 defeat to Greece. Although Figo bagged 20 goals in 98 matches for Real in the next two seasons, they didn’t win a single trophy, so the Portuguese player decided to change scenario, and move on in a search for new adventure.

He joined Internazionale of Milan as a free agent in the summer of 2005, and played a significant part in Inter’s winning of the Serie A, Coppa Italia, and Supercoppa Italiana in 2006; Inter actually won the domestic title in all four seasons while Figo was at Giuseppe Meazza. However, after the 2008-09 season, Figo decided to retire, aged 37 – he scored 153 goals in 795 matches in his club career.

Regarding his personal life, Luis Figo is married to Swedish model Helen Svedin and has three daughters with her. Figo fluently speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, and Italian.
He is the ambassador for the Stop TB Partnership, which fights against tuberculosis and is involved with Inter’s charitable project called the Inter Campus.

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 4, 1972
Birth place: Almada, Portugal
Height:5' 11" (1.8 m)
Weight:75 kg
Profession:Portuguese footballer
Education:Duke University
Nationality:Portuguese
Spouse:Helen Svedin
Children:Daniela Figo, Martina Figo, Stella Figo
Parents:Maria Joana Caeiro, Antonio Caeiro Figo
Awards:Ballon d'Or, FIFA World Player of the Year
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Is in Japan playing a tournament with his team Real Madrid [July 2005]
2Figo is an only child.
3His wife Helen is from Sweden. She was a model.
4Has played 127 games for Portugal (July 8 2006 Germany-Portugal 3-1)
5Has three daughters. Daniela (b. March 1999), Martina (b. April 2002) and Stella (b. December 9th 2004).
6Relatives: Antonio and Maria Joana (parents), Daniela, Martina and Stella (children [with Helen]).
7He played for Portugal in the 2002 World Cup of Soccer.
8Figo left Real Madrid and was bought to the team Inter Milan [August 2005]
9Is a football player.


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Second Life2009Film Director
Torrente 3: El protector2005Cameo

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Só Visto!2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
Episódio Especial2010TV SeriesHimself
Soccer Aid2010TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Rest of the World Team
Fama Show2008-2010TV SeriesHimself
Quelli che... il calcio2008TV SeriesHimself
Caia Quem Caia2008TV SeriesHimself
Sport TV2008TV SeriesHimself
Os Grandes Portugueses2007TV MovieHimself
Fifa World Cup: Germany 20062006TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Portugal / Himself
Globos de Ouro 20052006TV MovieHimself
MTV Europe Music Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Real: The Movie2005DocumentaryHimself
Las cerezas2005TV SeriesHimself
Caiga quien caiga2005TV SeriesHimself
2004 UEFA European Football Championship2004TV Mini-SeriesHimself
[email protected] Disney2004TV SeriesHimself
Gala FIFA2002TV MovieHimself
Live for Love United2002VideoHimself
Catarina.com2002TV SeriesHimself
Football Shorts2002TV Series documentary shortHimself
Globos de Ouro 20002001TV MovieHimself (Best Sportsman)
Gala 'A Bola'2001TV MovieHimself
2000 Intercontinental Cup2000TV MovieHimself - Real Madrid
Euro 20002000TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Globos de Ouro 19992000TV MovieHimself
Globos de Ouro 19981999TV MovieHimself (Best Sportsman)
Gala 25 anos Expresso1999TV MovieHimself
Mundo VIP1996-1997TV SeriesHimself
Jet 71996TV SeriesHimself
Fútbol contra la droga1995TV MovieHimself
Prémios Bordalo 19941995TV MovieHimself

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