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Who is Facundo Pellistri?
Facundo Pellistri Rebollo is a professional Uruguayan footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Manchester United and the Uruguay national team. He is a graduate of Penarol’s youth system. And he made his first-team appearances for the club and was named to the Uruguayan Primera Division Team of the Season in 2019.
In October 2020, he transferred to Manchester United for a fee of £9 million. Since joining United, he has had two loan spells at the Spanish club Alaves where he made 35 appearances in total. In addition, he has played international football thus representing Uruguay at the under-16 level, before making his senior international debut in January 2022. Moreover, he played for Uruguay at the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
How Old Is Facundo Pellistri?
He is 21 years old as of January 2023, having been born on December 20, 2001, in Montevideo, Uruguay. Pelistri shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Kylian Mbappé, Mya Nicole, Madison Fisher, Mariano Castano, JoJo, and many more.
Facundo Pellistri Family
Who are Facundo Pellistri Parents and Siblings?
His secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding his parents and siblings, we will update it here as soon as possible. But the news on the internet shows that he was born to a family of Spanish and Italian origin.
Facundo Pellistri Education
He received his education at St Brendan’s School for his early years where he first learned English and then Ivy Thomas Memorial School. In 2019, he graduated from a pre-architectural study program.
Facundo Pellistri Marital Status
News on the internet shows that he has a girlfriend by the name of Cami Garcia.
Facundo Pellistri Kids
He does not have any kids as of January 2023. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Facundo Pellistri Club Career
A Career at Penarol
He is a youth academy graduate of Penarol who he joined in 2012, having previously played youth football for La Picada and River Plate Montevideo. On August 11, 2019, he made his professional debut in Penarol’s 2-2 draw against Defensor Sporting. On November 6, 2019, he scored his first goal in a 3-1 win against Cerro. Because of his performance in his debut season in the Uruguayan Primera Division, he was named to the Equipo Ideal del Campeonato Uruguayo (Ideal Team of the Uruguayan Championship) in December 2019.
A Career at Manchester United
On October 5, 2020, he joined Manchester United for a reported transfer fee of £9 million, on a five-year contract. Diego Forlan who was then managing Penarol endorsed Pellistri in a conversation with Manchester United manager and former teammate Ole Gunner Solskjær, comparing the young player to Ryan Giggs and emphasizing his ability to speak English.
His first pre-season goal was against Derby County on July 18, 2021, in a 2-1 away win at Pride Park. He went on and joined Deportivo Alaves on January 31, 2021, on loan for the remainder of the season. And he reunited to United to play in their summer pre-season matches, before going back on loan to Alaves in August for the 2021-22 season. On January 10, 2023, he made his competitive debut for Manchester United, coming on as a substitute and assisting the second goal in a 3-0 EFL Cup win over Charlton Athletic.
An International Career
In addition to playing football at the club level, he has also played football internationally. Thus he is a former Uruguayan youth international, having made two appearances at the under-16 level in 2017. For the first time, he was called up to the senior team on January 7, 2022, for the World Cup qualifying matches against Paraguay and Venezuela. On January 27, he made his full international debut in a 1-0 away win against Paraguay. He was thus included in the squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. He then started and played for 88 minutes in Uruguay’s first game of the tournament, against South Korea before being replaced by Guillermo Varela.
Facundo Pellistri Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 9 inches (1.75m) and a weight of 69kg (152 lbs).
Facundo Pellistri Salary and Net Worth
He has a weekly salary of £27,000 and an estimated net worth of $4 million.