Geronimo Rulli

Geronimo Rulli Net Worth, Income, Career & All Wiki [World Cup 2022]

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What is Geronimo Rulli recent Net worth?
$1.5 million

Who is Geronimo Rulli?

Gerónimo Rulli is an Argentine goalkeeper who now plays for the Spanish club Villarreal and the Argentina national team.

He was born on May 20, 1992 in La Plata, Buenos Aires Province. Born to Omar Rulli and Adriana Garcia, Geronimo Rulli graduated from the local Estudiantes youth setup and was promoted to the first team as a backup to Justo Villar and Agustin Silva.

Geronimo Rulli is married to Rocio Suarez, his long-term lover. Geronimo and Rocio began dating in their early twenties and have remained together ever since. Their wedding took place in December 2018 in Argentina after four years of dating.

Rulli has a net worth of $1.5 million and a market value between $12 million and $20 million. He currently earns £40,000 per week from Villarreal.

The 29-year-old Geronimo Rulli has a height of 1.89m and a weight of 80kg. He has black eyes and black hair.

Rulli is active on Instagram with 253k followers as well as on Facebook with 282k followers and on Twitter with 216.3k followers.

Career of Geronimo Rulli

Geronimo Rulli for Real Sociedad

Player: Geronimo Rulli Real for Sociedad (source: BeSoccer)

Geronimo Rulli started his career in his youth club Estudiantes where he played 3 seasons from 2011 to 2014 and had 53 appearances for the team. During his time with Estudiantes, he had established a record of 588 minutes without suffering a goal.

Rulli was loaned to Real Sociedad from Deportivo Maldonado for a year on July 24, 2014, and was extended for a further year.

He made his first appearance for the club on August 28, beginning and then being replaced in the 85th minute of a 0–3 away loss to Krasnodar in the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League due to an ankle injury.

Rulli returned to action in November, and on December 20, 2014, he made his senior league debut, starting in a 1–1 away draw against Levante. He made many vital stops on January 4, the following year, to give the Txuri-urdin a 1–0 home win over Barcelona.

Manchester City signed Rulli for £4 million on July 19, 2016, in the Premier League.  He was loaned back to Real Sociedad shortly after, before joining them permanently in January 2017.

Geronimo Rulli signed Ligue 1 team Montpellier on a season-long loan with the option to make the move permanent on August 14, 2019.

Rulli signed a four-year contract with Villarreal on September 4, 2020, after his loan with Montpellier concluded.

After being selected to train for the European semi-final against Arsenal, he made his league debut for the club on April 21 in a 2–1 loss at Deportivo Alavés.

Rulli scored the game-winning penalty kick and subsequently stopped David de Gea’s penalty kick in Villarreal’s 11–10 penalty shoot-out victory over Manchester United in the 2020–21 UEFA Europa League final after the game concluded 1–1 after extra time on May 26, 2021, to earn the club’s first European trophy.

He has been playing for the club for 3 seasons with 64 appearances.

Rulli was called up to the Argentina national team on March 20, 2015, for matches against El Salvador and Ecuador, however, he did not appear in either match. Rulli was named to the Copa América Centenario preliminary team in 2016 but was ultimately left out.

Rulli was routinely called up to Argentina’s senior squad after Jorge Sampaoli took over in May 2017, but he did not play. He made his first-team debut against Guatemala in a 3–0 friendly triumph in Los Angeles on September 8, 2018, under Lionel Scaloni.

Awards, Titles, and Achievements

Geronimo Rulli Europa League

Player: Geronimo Rulli Europa League (source: The Guardian)

Geronimo Rulli won the UEFA Europa League 2020-21 with Villarreal and also made the league’s squad of the season. He also won the Ubaldo Fillol Award in the 2014 Torneo Final.

Below is the chart showing the comparison of Geronimo Rulli's goals with other Goalkeeper players. The selected players for comparison include Aurelien Tchouameni, Juan Foyth, Unai Simon, Alexis Saelemaekers.