Ronald Araújo, 24
Football Player
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  • Birthday
    March 7, 1999
  • Birthplace
    Rivera, Uruguay
  • Age
    24 Years

Ronald Araújo is a prominent Uruguayan professional footballer. Ronald Araújo plays as a center-back for La Liga club Barcelona.

Early Life

Ronald Araújo was born on March 7, 1999, in Rivera, Uruguay. His full name is Ronald Federico Araújo da Silva, his birth sign is Pisces, and his age is 23 years old. He is the oldest child of his parents and he grew up alongside two younger brothers.

Likewise, his family roots are in Uruguay and through his maternal ancestry, he also has a trace of Brazilian family roots. Moreover, as for his educational background, he went to public schooling. However, later on, in his life neglected his academic studies and focused on his interest and passion i.e football

Professional Life

Reflecting upon the professional life of Ronald Araújo, he is a professional football player. He plays from Barcelona at present as a Centre-back, wearing the number 4 jersey on his back.

Likewise, he started his Youth career in Huracán de Rivera (2012-2015), and afterward in Rentistas (2015-2016). Also, his senior career began at Rentistas(2016-2017), Boston River (2017–2018), and Barcelona (2018–2020). Similarly, he has played several matches representing his country in under-18 and 20 games.

Moreover, he joined Rentistas from his hometown club, Huracán de Rivera. He made his senior debut in Segunda División’s away win against Tacuarembó in 2016. Likewise, on July 18, 2017, he joined the Primera División side Boston River.

Similarly, on August 29, 2018, he signed a five-year contract with FC Barcelona for a fee of €1.7 million, plus €3.5 million in variables.

Ronald AraújoRonald Araújo in action attempting to score a bicycle goal. (Source: Barca Buzz)

Initially assigned to the reserves in Segunda División B, he made his first team – and La Liga – debut on 6 October against Sevilla.

Furthermore, for the 2020–21 season, he was promoted to the main squad, being handed the number 4 jersey, which Ivan Rakitić previously wore. Also, he scored his first goal in El Clásico on March 20, 2022, against the league leaders at Santiago Bernabéu.

International Career

He has represented his nation at under-18, and under-20 levels. Likewise, he received his first call-up for the senior side on October 5, 2020, for two 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador.

Similarly, he made his full international debut eight days later, starting in a 2–4 loss against the latter. Also, in June 2021, he was included in the final 26-man Uruguay squad for the 2021 Copa América in Brazil.

Personal Life

Ronald Araújo is married to his childhood sweetheart Abigail Olivera. They turned parents in 2021, welcoming the baby girl.

Ronald AraújoRonald Araújo playing with his daughter. (Source: Instagram)

Social Media & Net worth

Ronald Araújo is active on various social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He is active on Instagram as @ronaldaraujo_4 and has around 3.5M followers. Similarly, on Twitter, he is active as @RonaldAraujo_4 and has around 550.1K Followers.

Moreover, on Facebook, he is active as @RonaldAraújo and has around 755K followers. Likewise, the estimated net worth is around $1 million.

Body Measurements

Ronald Araújo stands tall with a height of 1.91 m (6 feet 3 inches) and weighs 91 kg. Likewise, as an athlete, he has a well-constructed body.

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