Ángel Di María Biography: Age, Parents, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Club, Salary, Stats, Goals, Height, Wife

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Ángel Di María, hailing from Argentina, is a highly skilled and accomplished professional footballer.

Known for his versatility on the field, Di María showcases his talents as both a right winger and attacking midfielder for Benfica, his club team, as well as the prestigious Argentina national team.

His exceptional abilities and contributions to the sport have solidified his status as an influential player in the world of football.


  • Full Name: Ángel Fabián Di María
  • Stage Name: Ángel Di María
  • Born: February 14, 1988
  • Age: 35 years old
  • Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina
  • Nationality: Argentina
  • Occupation: Footballer
  • Height: 1.78m
  • Parent: Miguel Di María, Diana Hernández
  • Siblings: Evelyn Di María Hernández, Vanesa Di María Hernández
  • Spouse: Jorgelina Cardoso
  • Children: Mia and Pia
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: USD 18 million

Early Life And Education

Angel Di María, the renowned footballer, is from Rosario, Argentina. Born on February 14, 1988, he was raised in a neighbourhood called Perdriel alongside his two sisters, Evelyn Di María Hernández and Vanesa Di María Hernández.

His parents, Miguel Di María and Diana Hernández played an instrumental role in his upbringing.

Although no information about his educational background is available, Di María’s talents on the pitch have earned him global recognition. 


Di María’s journey to becoming a professional football player started in his hometown of Rosario, Argentina.

At the Rosario Central Academy, he dedicated himself to honing his skills and developing his talent from a young age.

His natural abilities and determination allowed him to progress rapidly through the ranks, and he made his debut as a professional player when he was only 17 years old.

In 2007, Angel Di María took a significant step in his professional football career. He decided to venture into Europe and signed with the prestigious Portuguese club Benfica.

This pivotal move was a defining moment for the Argentine player as he thrived under Benfica’s guidance and mentorship.

Di María’s exceptional growth and development at the club enabled him to contribute significantly to their success in winning the Primeira Liga in 2010.

Moreover, his remarkable performance on the pitch firmly established him as one of Europe’s most promising and exhilarating young talents.

As a result of his impressive performances, Di María attracted the attention of Real Madrid, who wasted no time in acquiring his services in 2010 for a fee that set a new record for the club at the time.

Throughout his time at Real Madrid, Di María excelled, contributing significantly to the team’s triumph in winning the La Liga title 2012.

However, his crucial role in Real Madrid’s historic Champions League victory in 2014 truly solidified his status as a standout player.

Despite his successful tenure at Real Madrid, Angel Di María’s time in Spain ended abruptly in 2014 as he moved to Manchester United for a staggering British record fee.

Unfortunately, his stint in England failed to live up to expectations due to a combination of injuries and inconsistency, which significantly hampered his ability to impact the team.

In 2015, Angel Di María embarked on a new career chapter by signing with the illustrious French club Paris Saint-Germain. This move allowed him to reignite his passion for the game and reclaim his previous exceptional form.

Throughout his time in Paris, Di María showcased his immense talent and played a pivotal role in helping the team secure an impressive four Ligue 1 titles, five Coupe de France trophies, and four Coupe de la Ligue titles.

As a result of his mesmerizing performances and invaluable contributions, Di María quickly became a beloved figure among the club’s supporters.

Following his transfer to Juventus in 2022, Di María has proven himself a formidable player, displaying his wealth of experience and strong leadership skills.

In a testament to his loyalty, he returned to Benfica in 2023, reaffirming his deep connection with the club that kickstarted his successful European career.

Since 2008, Di María has been a crucial part of the Argentine national team, not just excelling in club football.

He has participated in three FIFA World Cups and four Copa América tournaments, showcasing his brilliance internationally.

In addition to his impressive achievements, he played a pivotal role in Argentina’s triumph at the 2008 Olympics, scoring the decisive winning goal in the final.

Awards and Nominations


  • World Cup: Winner (2022), Runner-up (2014)
  • Copa América: Winner (2021), Runner-up (2015, 2016)
  • FIFA Confederations Cup: Runner-up (2007)
  • Olympic Gold Medal: 2008
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup: Winner (2007)
  • Argentina Footballer of the Year: 2014


  • UEFA Champions League: Winner (2014) with Real Madrid
  • UEFA Super Cup: Winner (2014) with Real Madrid
  • La Liga: Winner (2012) with Real Madrid
  • Ligue 1: Winner (5 times) with PSG
  • Coupe de la Ligue: Winner (4 times) with PSG
  • Coupe de France: Winner (2 times) with PSG
  • Serie A: Runner-up (2017) with Paris Saint-Germain
  • FA Cup: Runner-up (2014) with Manchester United


  • FIFA FIFPro World XI: Included (2014)
  • UEFA Team of the Year: Included (2014)
  • Ligue 1 Team of the Year: Included (3 times)
  • UEFA Champions League Top Assist Provider: (2014) with Real Madrid
  • Copa América Top Assist Provider: (2015)


  • Ballon d’Or: Shortlisted (3 times)
  • Golden Ball (World Cup): Nominated (2014)

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: Ángel Di María (@angeldimariajm)
  • Facebook handle: Angel Di María

Personal Life

Ángel Di María, 35, and his childhood sweetheart, Jorgelina Cardoso, have been happily married for nearly a decade since their union in 2011.

Their love story began in their hometown of Rosario, Argentina, where they crossed paths as teenagers.

Jorgelina, lovingly referred to as Jorgita, has always been a constant source of support and unwavering companion for Ángel.

They are proud parents to two beautiful daughters, Mia and Pia. Mia was welcomed into the world in 2013, while Pia’s arrival in 2017 was met with unforeseen challenges as she was born prematurely and had to fight for her life in the intensive care unit courageously.

This difficult journey undoubtedly brought the Di María family closer and solidified their bond. 

Net Worth

Ángel Di María’s net worth is around USD 18 million. However, certain sources, such as Equity Atlas, believe his net worth could be much higher, reaching up to USD 60 million.

This estimation considers Di María’s potential involvement in business ventures and future earnings.

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