Ronald Federico Araújo da Silva was born on the 7th of March 1999, and he is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for La Liga club Barcelona and the Uruguay national team.
Ronald who was born to a Uruguayan father and a Brazilian mother in Rivera, a city near the Brazil border, joined Rentistas from hometown club Huracán de Rivera. The yong star made his senior debut with the former on the 24th of September 2016, coming on as a late substitute in a 1–0 Segunda División away win against Tacuarembó.
His career startistics has it that Araújo scored his first senior goal on the 9th of December 2016, netting the equaliser in a 2–2 home draw against Central Español. The young star became a regular starter during the 2017 season, and scored a hat-trick in a 3–2 away win over Villa Española on the 17th of June of that year.
On the 28th of July 2017, Araújo joined Primera División side Boston River. The young star made his debut in the category on the 18th of September, replacing Maximiliano Sigales late into a 1–0 home success over El Tanque Sisley.
According to BBC Sport report, on the 29th of August 2018, Araújo signed a five-year contract with FC Barcelona for a fee of €1.7 million, plus €3.5 million in variables; he was initially assigned to the reserves in Segunda División B. The young Centre-back made his first team – and La Liga – debut on the 6th of October of the following year, coming off the bench to replace Jean-Clair Todibo in the 73rd minute of a 4–0 home win against Sevilla; however, he was sent off in the 86th minute for tackling Javier Hernández.
The report has it that in the 2020–21 season, Araújo was promoted to the main squad, being handed the number 4 jersey, which was previously worn by Ivan Rakitić. On the 19th of December 2020, he scored his first La Liga goal for Barcelona in a 2–2 home draw against Valencia.
As per ESPN report, on the 20th of March 2022, Araújo scored his first goal in El Clásico, heading in a corner from Ousmane Dembélé in a 4–0 away victory against the league leaders at Santiago Bernabéu.
The ESPN report has it that after representing Uruguay at under-18 and under-20 levels, Araújo received his first call up for the senior side on the 5th of October 2020, for two 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador. The young star made his full international debut eight days later, starting in a 2–4 loss against the latter.
Ronald Araújo net Worth
Ronald Araújo’s contract with the Catalan giants took his net worth to an estimated €17,000,000 (£14,000,000).
Ronald Araújo Salary
Ronald Araújo signed a contract with Barcelona that nets him a whopping salary of 5.5 Million Euro (4.6 Million Pound) per year.
Per year €5,500,000 £4,782,609
Per month €458,333 £398,551
Per week €105,769 £91,973
Per day €15,068 £13,103
Per hour €627 £546
Per minute €10 £9
Copa del Rey: 2020–21