Juan Zuniga Net Worth & Salary

June 14, 2015

Juan Zuniga net worth and salary: Colombian professional footballer and defender who plays for Napoli in Serie A, Juan Camilo Zuniga has a net worth of $10 million.

Juan Zuniga Net Worth

Zuniga tackling Neyar in 2014 World Cup

Colombian born Juan Camilo Zuniga started his professional football career at Atletico Nacional where he played 129 matches in several seasons scoring 9 goals as a defender. He soon became a prospect for mid-tier teams and moved to Siena to play in the Italian league in 2008 for a fee of €3 million. His defending attributes and impressive performance was sighted by Napoli and he moved to the French side after a year in 2009 for a deal of €8.5 million.

A wingback by trade with abilities to play in both flanks, Zuniga has also been considered one of the finest goal scoring defenders for the club as well as the national side. Playing in the World Youth Cup for his nation in 2005, he is often compared with Cafu and Roberto Carlos for his attacking nature.

Zuniga also became a part of the controversy when he injured Neymar during the 2014 World Cup after which he and his family received several death threats. Whatever it be, Zuniga publicly apologized for the incident calling that it was not intentional that proves his positive character in the game.

At Napoli, Juan Zuniga takes away 800,000 EUR in salary while his net worth is estimated to be $10 million today.

Quick Facts about Juan Zuniga

Full Name: Juan Camilo Zuniga

Profession: Footballer

Height: 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)

Ethnicity: Colombian

Nationality: Colombia

Date of Birth: December 14, 1985

Place of Birth: Chigorodo, Colombia

Marital status: Married (Marie Zuniga)

Children: 1

Current Club: Napoli

Juan Zuniga Salary: 800,000 EUR (~$1 million per year)

Juan Zuniga Net Worth: $10 million