Hugo Sanchez Marquez was born in Mexico City on July 11 1958. He made his fame from football and was widely known worldwide for his goal-scoring prowess in the 80s and 90s, having played for the Spanish giants, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.
Sanchez began his career at Universidad Nacional in the 70s before moving to Spain, by joining Real Madrid City rivals, Atletico Madrid in the 70s, which he later joined the galacticos in $4 million deal that made him one of the highest earners in Spanish football.
There have been so many speculations about Hugo Sanchez’s net worth if he is truly one of those richest ex-footballers around, in the mode of Platini who later became the UEFA president.
His huge paycheck, in 1985 after his move to Real Madrid was reported that Madrid was paying Sanchez $70,000 annually for his service during his first 2 years before it was later increased to $120,000 which really helped Sanchez increased his net worth having so much endorsement with some Spanish and Mexican fashion companies.
He signed for Real Madrid with the contract taking place in a bank in Mexico, which that really speak volume of how his net worth will eventually grow, later in his playing days in Europe.
After being flown back to Spain, he was presented in to over sixty thousand fans of Real Madrid. With his goals, he helped the Spanish giant to 5 consecutive league titles, also with the help of his teammates too.
He is not widely known for only his goal-scoring abilities but his sense of fashion also. In the 80s after he became the face of the Spanish based club where He made his name and later won so many Laurels while winning four consecutive Pichichi (Spanish league top goal scorer) making him of the three players to ever win 5 pichihi trophy, which the others are Real Madrid Legend, Alfredo Di Stefano and Quini.
He scored 27 or more goals for Galacticos in four consecutive seasons between 1986 to 1990 season before scoring record 38 goals in a single league season in 1989/90 season before the record was broken by Cristiano Ronaldo 2010-2011 season.
The Mexico international made his debut for the Mexican National team, El Tri in the 70s and later made 58 caps with three World Cup Appearances under his belt.
With all these pieces of evidence of Sanchez qualities and what he can bring into the table, it is quite genetic because of his Hugo’s father, Hector Sanchez was also an ex-footballer who played for Atlans football club and Asturias the in southern and northern America but never made his trade to Europe like his son, Hugo.
‘Hugol’ as he was widely known due to his goal-scoring dexterity in the 80, wore the Mexican colors between 1977 and 1994 scoring 29 goals for his national team side.
Prior to his senior team debut, Hugol has been doing wonders with the Mexican junior side, having represented them during the Pan American Game in the where he led the team to the gold medal, also, during the 1976 summer Olympics, he led the Mexican male Olympic team to their first Olympics football gold medal.
With these promise shown in his tender age, sport wear companies already flocking around the young sensation to be there face due to his wonderful physique. Gradually his net worth was fast-growing because he is one of the fast-rising sporting talents In America
During his time with El Tri, he helped them to win 1977 CONCACAF GOLD CUP Championship and also help their qualification for 1978 world cup hosted by Argentina, but the young striker and his teammates suffered early elimination from the tournament, having lost all their three games in the group stage in the tournament.
After helping Mexico to qualify 1982 world cup in Spain, also helped Mexico to quarter final place when his country, Mexico hosted in 1986.
Despite advancing in age, Hugo Sanchez net worth kept advancing too and was widely reported he was richest Mexican Athlete as at 1993 when he helped Mexico to Copa America Final before he later retires from international football in 1994 after round of 16 elimination to Ecuador during the FIFA WORLD CUP in the USA .
Now at 61, Hugo Sanchez made so many fortunes during his playing career, especially after making his big-money move across the Madrid City, from Atletico to Real Madrid. We have his estimated net worth, money, income and asset from his time as a professional footballer as it was reported by various reliable sources like Forbes and Wiki
Most of Hugo’s fortunes came from being a footballer. The estimate of Hugo Sanchez’s net worth might vary.
And a report reckon is net worth is to be estimated at around $15million. Currently Hugo , has no visible job at hand, but earned estimated $900,000 over two years between 2014 to 2015 during his punditry job for ESPN as an analyst and for commentating during the FIFA world cup in Brazil. In 2006, He was appointed as official FIFA ambassador for Mexico.
With these massive annual earnings and income, he is quite fond expensive items. Despite now getting to old age and retired, Hugo still maintain his handsomeness and good body physique at age 61. He is 5.9 meters tall, black eyes with his shiny and curly hair still very well ,maintain up till date.
He owns a Luxury Hampton house, green lush villas and most importantly, he is a car freak, which he also owns supercars like Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Audi in his garage. He often seen on a luxurious cruise around the world sometimes, spotted around Florida and carribean beaches.
He has never been in any controversies, especially, his marital life has been kept away from the public… Right now we can only gather that he currently has no spouse…
He’s not known to be an entrepreneur but he is endowed with his good representative skills.. This has really made him a successful man.