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  • Birthday
    June 29, 1994
  • Birthplace
    San Justo, Argentina
  • Age
    29 Years

Leandro Paredes is a Prominent Argentine professional footballer. Leandro Paredes plays as a defensive midfielder for Serie A club Juventus, on loan from Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain.

Early Life

Leandro Paredes was born on June 29, 1994, in San Justo, Argentina. His full name is Leandro Daniel Paredes, his birth sign is Cancer, and his age is 28 years old. His father’s name is Victor Paredes, and his mother’s name is Miriam. Likewise, he grew up with his two sisters Vanessa and Jimena.

He is Argentine because his father is a native of the South-American country. However, his maternal family root is of Paraguayan heritage. Moreover, he holds Argentine nationality.

Professional Life

Reflecting upon the professional life of Leandro Paredes, he is a professional footballer. He plays at Juventus on loan from Paris Saint-German club. Likewise, his youth career started at Boca Juniors from 2002 to 2010.

Similarly, his Senior career started at Boca Juniors (2010-2015), and afterward from Chievo on loan (2014), Roma on loan (2014-2015), Roma (2015-2017), Empoli on loan (2015-2016), Zenit Saint Petersburg (2017-2019), Paris Saint-Germain(2019), and Juventus on loan.

He made his league debut for Boca Juniors in a 2–0 away defeat to Argentinos Juniors on November 6, 2010. On January 29, 2014, he joined Italian Serie A outfit, Chievo Verona, for the rest of the 2013–14 season.

Similarly, he was signed by Chievo as Roma ran out of the non-EU registration quota for international transfer. Likewise, on July 19, 2014, he joined Roma in a temporary deal, with an option to buy outright from Boca Juniors. He made his Roma debut against Hellas Verona on September 27, 2014, against Hellas Verona.

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Moreover, on February 8, 2015, he scored his first Roma goal in the club’s 2–1 victory against Cagliari. In June 2015, Roma signed him for €6.067 million. Likewise, on July 1, 2017,  Zenit announced the signing of him a four-year contract.

The fee was €23 million, with an additional €4 million possible. Paris Saint-Germain announced the signing of him on a four-and-a-half-year contract on January 29, 2019.

Leandro ParedesParedes in action while playing for PSG. (Source: Instagram)

Likewise, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2–0 victory against Pau in the Coupe de France on January 29,  2020, exactly a year after signing for PSG, while wearing the captain’s armband.

Also, on April 10, 2021, he scored his first Ligue 1 goal, a free-kick in a 4–1 win over Strasbourg. Similarly, on August 31, 2022, he joined Serie A club Juventus on a season-long loan with an option to buy.

International Career

He received his first senior call-up on May 19, 2017, for Argentina’s friendlies against Brazil and Singapore in June. Likewise, he made his senior international debut in the match against Singapore on June 13.

He assist  Argentina to a 6–0 away win, and also marked his debut by scoring his first international goal. Likewise, in May 2018, he was named in Argentina’s preliminary 35-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. However, he did not make the final 23.

Furthermore, on May 21, 2019, he was included in Lionel Scaloni’s final 23-man Argentina squad for the 2019 Copa América. Similarly, following Argentina’s third-place achievement, he was listed among the “Best XI” teams of the tournament. Also, in June 2021, he was included in Lionel Scaloni’s final Argentina 28-man squad for the 2021 Copa América.

Likewise, in the semi-finals of the competition, Argentina played against Colombia. The match eventually went into a penalty shootout during which he successfully converted his spot-kick to help Argentina progress to the final.

Personal Life

Leandro Paredes married Camila Galante in 2017. He met Camila through his friend, the two became friends, and well, the rest is history.

Likewise, she supports him in his career endeavors. They have two kids, a daughter, and a son. The name of their daughter is Victoria and their son’s name is Giovanni.

Leandro ParedesThe family photo of Leandro Paredes. (Source: Instagram)

Social Media & Net worth

Leandro Daniel Paredes is active on social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter. Likewise, he is active as @leoparedes20 on Instagram and has around 4.8M followers.

Similarly, on Twitter, he is active as @LParedss, and he has 202.1K Followers. Moreover, his estimated net worth is around $47 million and his market value is $17.3 million.

Body Measurements

Leandro Paredes stands tall with a height of 5 feet 11 inches and he weighs 75 kilograms. However, other body measurements are unknown.

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