Rodrigo Bentancur

Rodrigo Bentancur is a Uruguayan professional footballer. At present, he is a midfielder for the Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the Uruguay national team. Read the full article to know Bentancur’s net worth, age, salary, and other personal details.

About Rodrigo Bentancur:

Rodrigo Bentancur started training in Boca Juniors’ youth academy. Later, he got promoted to the senior squad in 2015. On April 12, he made his debut as a replacement player in a league game draw of 0-0 score against Nueva Chicago. There he won two Primera División titles and a Copa Argentina.

On 21 April 2017, Juventus made a 5-year acquisition deal with Boca, for Bentancur. Additionally, Boca Juniors was also entitled to 50% of any future transfer fee that Juventus receive for him. In July of the same year, he became an official Juventus player.

He debuted for the club on August 26, 2017. He appeared there as a substitute in a 4-2 Serie A victory away at Genoa. his first goal for the team came in a 2-0 Serie A away victory over Udinese on October 6, 2018. Overall, he played in 133 league games under the team. From there, he tallied two goals and 16 assists.

Bentancur signed a contract with Tottenham Hotspur on January 31, 2022. He made his Spurs debut against Brighton & Hove Albion in the FA Cup encounter on February 5. In the 3-1 victory, he started the game there as a replacement. In the 2021-22 season, he participated in 17 Premier League games. Among these, he was in the starting XI for 16 matches and substituted for his debut.

Bentancur is popular for his physically strong and tall build which is perfect for a defensive midfielder like him. He also has good footwork, solid technique, and close control. He can also create an aggressive tempo in the midfield while acting as a “target man”. His slow acceleration is a major weakness. But he makes up for it with his excellent mobility and defensive playstyle.

Rodrigo Bentancur’s Net Worth and Salary:

Bentancur’s net worth is €28 million (£23.8 million) in 2023. Tottenham paid Juventus £15.8m up front, with £5.7m due in potential add-ons for his acquisition rights. At present, Bentancur’s market value is €28.00 million. His market value peaked at €50 million in 2020. The Premier League club pays him an annual salary of £4 million. Previously, he received £3.8 million yearly from Juventus.

Quick Facts about Rodrigo Bentancur:

Full Name Rodrigo Bentancur Colman
Nickname Rodrigo Bentancur
Club Tottenham Hotspur
Position Midfielder
Date of Birth 25 June 1997
Debut 21 April 2015
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.87m)
Weight 158.7 lbs (72 kg)
Age 25
Birthplace Nueva Helvecia, Uruguay
Nationality Uruguayan
Net Worth €28 million (£23.8 million)
Marital Status Engaged
Father’s Name Roberto Bentancur
Mother’s Name Mary Colman
Salary £4 million
Twitter Handle n/a
Instagram Handle @rodrigo_bentancur

 

Bentancur’s Wife:

Rodrigo Bentancur is currently engaged to Melany La Banca. The pair met back when they were teenagers. Then they started dating in 2015. Following this, Bentancur proposed to Banca in 2017 and they successfully got engaged. La Banca is a Uruguayan like her fiancé.

His Age:

Bentancur was born on 25 June 1997 in Nueva Helvecia, Uruguay. At present, he is 25 years old.

His Height and Weight:

The Uruguayan footballer has a height of 6 ft 2 in (1.87m) and weighs 158.7 lbs (72 kg). He has a very athletic and slender physical build.

Bentancur’s Endorsements:

Rodrigo Bentancur is seeing success in both his international and club career already. As a result, he has already signed a contract with sportswear giant Adidas. As a part of the deal, he was required to wear the Adidas Copa Sense.1 throughout the 2021-22 season.

Rodrigo Bentancur’s stats:

Premier League: Tottenham

Year
Matches
Goals
Assists
Yellow
Red
2021-22
17
0
4
5
0

Serie A: Juventus

Year
Matches
Goals
Assists
Yellow
Red
2021-22
19
0
2
1
0
2020-21
33
0
4
7
1
2019-20
30
0
7
9
0
2018-19
31
2
3
8
1
2017-18
20
0
0
0
0

Coppa Italia

Year
Matches
Goals
Yellow
Red
2021-22
1
0
0
0
2020-21
4
0
1
0
2019-20
5
1
0
0
2018-19
1
0
0
0
2017-18
2
0
2
0

Supercoppa Italiana

Year
Matches
Goals
Assists
Yellow
Red
2022
1
0
0
0
0
2021
1
0
0
0
0
2019
1
0
0
1
1
2019
1
0
0
0
0

UEFA Champions League

Year
Matches
Goals
Yellow
Red
2021-22
5
0
0
0
2020-21
7
0
2
0
2019-20
7
0
2
0
2018-19
7
0
1
0
2017-18
5
0
3
0

International Champions Cup

Year
Matches
Goals
Assists
Yellow
Red
2019
1
0
0
0
0
2017
3
0
0
1
0

Argentina Primera Division: Boca Juniors

Year
Matches
Goals
Assists
Yellow
Red
2016-17
22
0
3
3
0
2016
11
1
0
2
0
2015
18
0
0
3
0

Libertadores

Year
Matches
Goals
Assists
Yellow
Red
2016
5
0
0
0
0
2015
1
0
0
0
0

World Cup: Uruguay

Year
Matches
Goals
Assists
Yellow
Red
2018
5
0
1
2
0

World Cup Qualifiers

Year
Matches
Goals
Assists
Yellow
Red
2020-22
16
1
0
6
0
2015-17
2
0
0
0
0

Copa America

Year
Matches
Goals
Assists
Yellow
Red
2021
4
0
0
0
0
2019
4
0
0
0
0

 

FAQ about Rodrigo Bentancur:

What is Rodrigo Bentancur’s Net Worth in 2023?

In 2023, Rodrigo Bentancur’s net worth is €28 million (£23.8 million).

What is Bentancur’s Annual Earnings?

Bentancur earns an annual salary of £4 million from Tottenham Hotspur.

Is He Married?

No. But, Bentancur is currently engaged to his long-term girlfriend Melany La Banca.

Abdullah Al Hasan writes about various players, especially about their Biography. He is a freelance content writer and a full-time blogger by profession. He also writes on Surprise Sports regularly.

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