Guillermo Ochoa is a Mexican goalkeeper for Club America and currently the National team goalkeeper of the Mexican National team. Is not in the league of the superstar goalkeepers like, Gigi Buffon, David De Gea, and the likes but he is simply an outstanding goalkeeper which has made him quite a good fortune.
Guillermo ochoa’s Net worth has always spark some controversies amongst football fans, about where he quite belongs among the richest football players. Ochoa has played on two consecutive Fifa World Cup competition in 2014 and 2018 as the undisputed first choice for the Mexican national team
Ochoa is a 34-years-old successive goalkeeper who was born on 13th July 1985, and currently mounting the Goalpost for MX Club America and the Mexican National team. The 34 years old started his professional career at Club America in 2004.
In October 2007, Ochoa was named on the list of French football lists of footballers nominated for Ballon d’Or being one of the only three footballers not to have been playing their professional career in Europe.
The Mexican continued his impressive performance in 2008 with the InterLiga performances with caught the eyes of several European top teams.
Also rank as one of the most handsome men you would ever see out there with 6ft tall in height, brown hair color, brown eyes with a curly hairstyle has attracted so many modeling companies for shoots and has earned him so much with a reported estimate, of $3 millions net worth according to multiple reliable reports.
Has well-won lots of Laurels during his stay America up until 2011 in which he has made over 200 appearances for them before leaving for Ajaccio, French Ligue 1 side in France.
After his stellar performance at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil, Ochoa was transferred to Malaga in Spanish top division in 2014, on a bossman transfer rule which was reported that he got $2 million on sign-on bonus, which sporadically boosted Guillermo Ochoa’s net worth.
But the transfer did not go according to expectation after he found himself with a limited time of playing and spending more time on the bench as the deputy to the Cameroonian legendary goalkeeper, Carlos Kameni.
He is currently signed to MX Club America as per the reports, Ochoa will be the highest-paid Mexican with the Liga MX side, which would make him on the same wages with Pierre Gignac, the French International with the estimation of $4.7 million annually.
Ochoa’s transfer to Club America tripled his net worth as report by a series of reliable sources, which ranked among the top earn goalkeepers in America, his report endorsement with some America major companies.
While Ochoa was in Belgium about a year ago, playing for Standard Liege, was earning reportedly about $900,000 annually, about $17,000 weekly. While back in 2014 with The Spanish side, he earns $2.7 million annually.
According to reports dated back in August, Ochoa’s market value has risen so fast, with his market value is around $11 million. With all this information gathered, from close sources, the details of his endorsement, properties, and bonus have not been disclosed.
His incredible saves during group stage games in the 2014 world cup in Brazil. In their 1 nil defeat of Cameroon which he did not face any single shot target against the African Giant.
But his super saves against the the host brought him to limelight and turned him to media and football fans darling after he was pummeled with 9 shots in the their group game against the host, which made him stretch one way and then the other to repel headers, volleys, general bombardment of the traffic mounted towards his goal post.
After the game, he was interviewed and he said that was the game of his life and the majority of the internet agreed and he won himself most fans across the world.
Currently, Guillermo Ochoa is married to his long term girlfriend, Mexican model, Kyla Mora. The couple welcome their first child Lucianna in April 2015, the same day his national teammate, Andrea Guadrado had his first child.
Ochoa got married to Karla in one most luxury place to host a party on this planet, Ibiza, Spain. In July 2017 after years of them staying together for long term. Ochoa and his family has been quietly enjoying his fortunes on the Carribean island.
Ochoa, at tender age of 20 made his debut for Mexico National team in December 14 2005 in their 2 nill win against Hungary. He was previously part of Mexico under 23 setup before being named as the third choice to the 2006 Fifa World Cup in Germany.
Ochoa waited for another 5 years to make his second appearance in the world cup, as a back for veteran goalkeeper Oscar Perez shortly after their win triumph at the 2009 CONCACAF gold cup. Also, he was the undisputed first choice in the 2014 world cup in Brazil and also in the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia.
Dated back on 2011, during the CONCACAF Gold Cup, Ochoa and his four other teammates were tested positive of a ban substance, and it was claimed that it was all the issue of contaminated meat that created the issue.
Though, World ANTI Doping Agency (WADA) request Court of Arbitration For Sport for a ban, but after their full report was submitted to WADA, the appeal was withdrawn on.
How much is Guillermo Ochoa net worth?
As a professional goalkeeper, in different clubs across Europe and America, Ochoa must have accumulated some huge sum of money during his playing career. As per various reports on some reliable source like IMBd, Forbes, his estimated sources is said to be about $5.5 million currently.
He earns reportedly $3.3 million from his current employer. His entrepreneur life, endorsement, deals and properties are currently undisclosed. With all these reports, Ochoa is one most of the averagely rich goalkeeper in term of endorsement, Deals and accumulated money he has made during his time playing in Europe.