Net Worth: $30 Million
- Source of Wealth Football, Sports
- Birth Place La Plata, Argentina
- Height 6' 1 1/2" (1.87 m)
- Marital Status Divorced (Lorena Barrichi)
- Full Name Martín Palermo
- Nationality Argentina
- Date of Birth November 7, 1973
- Weight 181 lbs (83 kg)
- Occupation Professional Football Player
- Children 2 (Ryduan, Aline)
About Martin Palermo
Currently working as Godoy Cruz’ coach, Martin Palermo is a former football player with an estimated net worth of $30 million in 2012.
Sometimes referred to as Loco and Titan, Martin Palermo was once a part of Argentinean football team. He was also a player for Estudiantes de La Plata and Boca Juniors for Argentina. He has even played for Spain’s Alaves, Real Betis and Villareal.
Martin Palermo’s international football career started when he became a part of Argentina football team. With the national team, he has scored 9 goals in 15 matches. He is also a Guinness Book of World Record holder when he missed three penalties for the team in a single international match.
In 1999, his international football career seemed to be in blur but in 2008, the Argentine national coach considered him to play internationally however, during that time, Palermo was injured. In 2010, he was recalled by the national team coach and was introduced as a substitute in the 2010 World Cup qualifying match against Paraguay. Shortly, he was again recalled to play in a match against Ghana. He was actually part of the first eleven and he led the team to its victory after he scored two goals resulting to a score of 2-0. In October of the same year, Palermo again called to play in a match against. Again, he sealed Argentina’s victory when he scored a goal and the game ended with a 2-1 score.
In May 2010, Palermo was chosen to become a part of the 23-man final roster of Argentina for 2010 FIFA World Cup. It was Palermo’s first World Cup. He made his first World Cup goal from a shot made by Lionel Messi. The Argentina national team won the match with a 2-0 score, thanks to Palermo. Today, Martin Palermo is considered as the oldest Argentine to have scored in a World Cup competition. It was the honor held by Diego Maradona before.
Martin Palermo was born on November 7, 1973 in La Plata Argentina. He was married to Lorena Barrichi. He has two children named Ryduan and Aline.