Gerónimo Rulli’s Net Worth, Salary, Football Career, Honours

Gerónimo Rulli’s Net Worth, Salary, Football Career, Honours

Gerónimo Rulli was born on the 20th of May 1992, and he is an Argentine footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Spanish club Villarreal and the Argentina national team.

Club career


Gerónimo Rulli who was born in La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Rulli graduated from local Estudiantes’ youth setup, being promoted to the first-team squad in 2012, being initially assigned as a backup to Justo Villar and Agustín Silva. On the 8th of April 2013, after profiting from Villar’s departure to Nacional and Silva’s injury, he played his first match as a professional, starting in a 0–1 loss at Arsenal de Sarandí. It has been brought to general notice that Rulli appeared in further 11 matches during the campaign, and established a record of 588 minutes without suffering a goal. He appeared in all league matches in 2013–14, overtaking Silva in the pecking order.

Real Sociedad and loan to Montpellier

According to the report from on the 24th of July 2014 Rulli was loaned to La Liga’s Real Sociedad for one year from Deportivo Maldonado, which bought the player’s rights a month earlier. The player made his debut for the club on the 28th of August, starting and being replaced in the 85th minute of a 0–3 away loss against Krasnodar in the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League due to an ankle injury.

As per the report, Rulli returned to action in November, and made his debut in the main category of Spanish football on the 20th of December 2014, starting in a 1–1 away draw against Levante. On the 4th of January of the following year, he made several key saves which granted the Txuri-urdin a 1–0 home win against Barcelona.


According to a BBC sport report, on the 4th of September 2020, after his loan ended with Montpellier, Rulli agreed to a four-year deal with Villarreal. In his first season, manager Unai Emery preferred to play Sergio Asenjo in goal in the league, and Rulli in the Europa League. He made his league debut for the club on the 21st of April in a 2–1 loss at Deportivo Alavés, having been chosen to prepare for the European semi-final against Arsenal.

And on the 26th of May 2021, Rulli scored the winning penalty kick and then saved David de Gea’s penalty in his side’s 11–10 penalty shoot-out victory over Manchester United in the final of the 2020–21 UEFA Europa League after the game finished 1–1 at extra-time to win the first European title for Villarreal. Various reports has it that in the second leg of the 2021–22 UEFA Champions League semi-finals, Villarreal was leading 2–0 against Liverpool in the first half to level the tie 2–2 on aggregate. In the second half, he made goalkeeping errors and conceded three goals, in which his team eventually lost 3–2 in the Estadio de la Cerámica, and was knocked out of the competition.

International career

As per talkSPORT report, on the 20th of March 2015, Rulli was called up to the Argentina national team for the matches against El Salvador and Ecuador, but he did not play in either fixture. And in 2016, Rulli was included in the preliminary squad for Copa América Centenario but was eventually excluded. As per the report, after Jorge Sampaoli took charge in May 2017, Rulli was consistently called up to Argentina’s senior squad, but did not play. Under Lionel Scaloni, he made his first team debut against Guatemala on the 8th of September 2018, in a 3–0 friendly win in Los Angeles.

Gerónimo Rulli’s Net Worth, and Salary

As of 2022, his net worth is estimated to be between $6 million, with his current club paying him £2 million each year.



UEFA Europa League: 2020–21


CONMEBOL–UEFA Cup of Champions: 2022


Ubaldo Fillol Award: 2014 Torneo Final

UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season: 2020–21

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