Charles Aránguiz is a Chilean professional footballer who plays for German club Bayer Leverkusen, whom he captains, and the Chile national team as a midfielder. He played for C.D. Cobreloa (2006-07, 2008-09), for Udinese from 2009–2011, for Universidad de Chile from 2011–2013, for Internacional from 2014–2015 and has played for Bayer Leverkusen since 2015. Aránguizbecame a member of the Chilean national team in 2010, and was named to Chile’s final 23-man roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. He is described by FIFA’s official website as “a crafty, tigerish midfielder of the highest order, notable for his ability to win and distribute the ball, pick out passes and hit the back of the net”.
Charles Aránguiz Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: April 17, 1989
Birth Place: Puente Alto, Chile
Birth Name: Charles Mariano Aránguiz Sandoval
Nicknames: El Príncipe, Sir Charles
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Occupation: Professional footballer
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Charles Aránguiz Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 156.5 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 71 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 7¾”
Height in Meters: 1.72 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Shoe Size: N/A
Charles Aránguiz Family Details:
Mother: Mariana Sandoval (Football coach)
Spouse/Wife: Fernanda Acosta Aránguiz
Children: Renato Aránguiz, Maithe Aránguiz
Charles Aránguiz Education:
Charles Aránguiz Facts:
*Born on April 17, 1989 in Puente Alto, Chile, his mother, Mariana Sandoval, is a football coach.
*He began playing football in Universidad de Chile before leaving the club to join Cobreloa Academy when he was 13 years old.
*He made his professional debut in 2006, for Cobreloa against Cobresal.
*He made his debut for the Chile national team in 2009.
*He can play as a defensive, center or even as a right wing midfielder.
*He won the ‘Chilean Footballer of the Year’ award in 2012.
*He was member of the Chilean team who won the 2015 America Cup and 2016 Centennial America Cup; finalist of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.
*He was named in the ‘South America Team of the year’ by Uruguayan newspaper El País in 2012 and 2014.
*He was named in the Team of the Season of the Chilean Primera División (2011, 2012, 2013) and Brazilian Championship A Series (2014).
*He was named in the ‘Team of the Tournament’ of Copa Sudamericana (2012), Copa América (2016) and FIFA Confederations Cup (2017).
*In 2018, he was named in the ‘Club Universidad de Chile’s All-Time Team’ by Chilean newspaper El Mercurio.
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