Gonzalo Jordy Plata Jiménez is an Ecuadorian footballer who was born on November 1, 2000. He plays as a winger for Real Valladolid in Spain and for the Ecuador national team.
|Full Name:||Gonzalo Jordy Plata Jiménez|
|Born Date:||1 November 2000|
|Height:||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Net Worth||$2.5 million|
|Birth Place||Guayaquil, Ecuador|
Gonzalo Plata Early Life
Back in the day, everyone in his family’s Guayaquil home knew he was meant to play soccer. Gonzalo Plata remembers his childhood with a lot of warmth. He remembers how much fun it was to play soccer without shoes.
Also, Gonzalo Plata can remember making a soccer ball out of anything he could find. Also, he kicked everything in his way. By playing without shoes, his legs built up his balance, speed, stability, and agility.
Also, Gonzalo Plata’s ability to play with the molded ball as a child made him use his feet more. This made him run better without him even realizing it, which is something we still like to see him do today. In 2005, the football player from Ecuador’s life changed for good. Gonzalo Plata ran away from his family when he was only five years old. He did that without his Mother, Monica, and his Brothers’ permission. The boy ran away from home to follow his football dreams.
Gonzalo Plata’s Height & Weight
As of 2023, he is 22 years old. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall, which is 1.78m. He weighs around 65 kg.
Gonzalo Plata’s Football Career
Plata moved from the Ecuadorian team Independiente del Valle to Sporting for a price that was not made public during the winter transfer window of 2018–19. On February 23, 2020, Sporting beat Boavista 2-0. This was Plata’s first goal in the Primeira Liga.
On May 19, 2021, Sporting beat Martimo 5–1 and won the Primeira Liga title for the first time in 19 years. Plata scored in that game.
On August 31, 2021, Plata joined Real Valladolid on loan for the 2021–22 Spanish Segunda División season. Valladolid bought Plata on July 11, 2022, and signed a contract until 2027.
Gonzalo Plata’s Girlfriend
Well, the young football player is not dating anyone right now. There is no evidence that Plata had relationships with other people. So, the idea that Plata has been living alone for a long time is not true.
Gonzalo Plata’s Salary & Net Worth
Plata is currently playing for Real Valladolid in Spain, where he signed a contract worth €3m. So, people think that Plata is making a good living wage. But no one knows what the actual salary is. Also, he has been on a few teams before, and when he joined Sporting CP U23, Plata got a huge fee of €1.10m.
Transfermrkt says that Plata is worth €6m on the market, which is sure to go up in the future. Since Plata is a professional football player, he may also get money from endorsing brands. On Instagram, where we can follow him as @gonzaloplata, the football player brags about his life.