Wuilker Faríñez
Wuilker Faríñez

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Name: Wuilker Faríñez
Occupation: Soccer Player
Gender: Male
Birth Day: February 15, 1998
Age: 22
Birth Place: Caracas, Venezuela
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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Wuilker Faríñez

Wuilker Faríñez was born on February 15, 1998 in Caracas, Venezuela (22 years old). Wuilker Faríñez is a Soccer Player, zodiac sign: Aquarius. @ plays for the team . Find out Wuilker Faríñeznet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Trivia

He is known for having been awarded the Best Venezuelan Primera Division Goalkeeper in both 2016 and 2017. 

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

Undisclosed

Salary 2020

Not known

Before Fame

He first started his youth career playing for the Nueva Esparta and later Gramoven clubs. He then started his senior career with Caracas in 2014 before making his Venezuela national team debut in 2016. 

Biography Timeline

2011

Born in Caracas, Faríñez joined Caracas FC's youth setup in 2011. On 12 June 2013, he signed a three-year professional deal with the club, being promoted to the main squad. After Alain Baroja left Caracas FC, Faríñez became the first-choice goalkeeper of the club for the 2015 Torneo Adecuación despite being only 17 years old at the time. On 30 August, he established a new record at the club after playing 689 minutes without conceding a goal.

2015

Despite his young age, Farínez was called up by the Venezuela national football team's coach Noel Sanvicente to play in the 2015 Copa América, being recognized for his great talent by the press and signaled as the future goalkeeper of the national team and becoming the youngest player of that tournament. Despite being called for the national team continuously he never made his debut under Sanvicente's era.

2016

After great performances during the tournament, he was chosen again as first-choice for 2016 Venezuelan Primera División season. In February 2016, he started for Caracas FC in a 2016 Copa Libertadores first stage match against Huracán, and put in a brilliant performance, only allowing one goal and keeping his team’s chances of advancing to the second stage alive. Despite his efforts, Caracas was eliminated from the competition after a last-minute goal by Huracán in the second leg match.

He earned his first cap on 20 May 2016 in an unofficial game against Galicia, also being the first game of the team under the lead of new coach Rafael Dudamel, Farínez allowed one goal and the game ended in a 1–1 draw. He made his official debut for the national team on 24 May 2016 when Venezuela faced Panama, he didn't allow goals and became the youngest player in the national team's history to keep a clean sheet. He made the final list for the Copa América Centenario.

2017

On 12 September 2017, Faríñez signed for Colombian club Millonarios. He joined the club on 1 January 2018. Faríñez made his debut for Millonarios during the first leg of the 2018 Superliga Colombiana, playing for the full ninety minutes in the 0–0 tie against Atlético Nacional. On the second leg he made a crucial save in a 1–2 win that gave him his first career championship.

At the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup, he started all of his team games. Faríñez scored from the penalty spot in a 7–0 group stage win against Vanuatu becoming the first goalkeeper to score in a FIFA U-20 World Cup. Faríñez didn't allow a goal until quarter-finals against United States in extra-time, for a total 506 minutes unbeaten, the second longest consecutive run without conceding a goal at the U-20 World Cup. In the semi-finals against Uruguay, Faríñez made four crucial saves during the game and stopped two shots in the penalty shootout to send Venezuela to their first FIFA tournament final ever. In the World Cup final Faríñez again had a great performance for Venezuela but eventually allowed a goal, the only one in the match as Venezuela lost the final. Faríñez ended the tournament allowing only 3 goals in 7 games tying as the less scored goalkeeper of the tournament.

After the international break, he kept a clean sheet in a 0–0 draw against Colombia on 31 August 2017. On 6 September, he put in a solid performance as Venezuela drew 1–1 with Argentina. Later on, in early October, he would go on to keep 2 more clean sheets in a 0–0 draw against Uruguay and a 1–0 win against Paraguay, the latter of which was his first competitive international win. Despite this Venezuela failed to qualify for the World Cup

2018

He played his first official match for the senior team in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification game against Peru on 23 March 2017, becoming the youngest goalkeeper to play for Venezuela in a World Cup qualification. The game ended in a 2–2 draw with Faríñez delivering a stellar performance. After the match, coach and former national team goalie Rafael Dudamel, said ¨Venezuela has a goalkeeper for the next 20 years¨, with the press acknowledging that Faríñez ¨shined¨. On his second World Cup qualification game against Chile Faríñez again had a great performance despite allowing 3 goals, he saved the team in several opportunities and stopped a penalty kick from Alexis, becoming the youngest goalkeeper to do so for the national team.

During 2018, he would go on to play 3 international friendly matches. The first of which would be a last gasp loss to Colombia 2–1 at the Hard Rock Stadium, located in Miami Gardens, just north of Miami. They later on beat the United Arab Emirates 2–0 and drew against Iran 1–1. During March 2019, Venezuela played their first matches of 2019. The first one was against Argentina. Fariñez put in an extremely solid performance as Venezuela beat Argentina 3–1, on Lionel Messi's first match back from his second international retirement. The second match was unofficial, as Venezuela played against Catalonia's national team. Only 4 nations in the world recognize Catalonia, one of which is Venezuela, which led to Venezuela playing the match. Venezuela lost 2–1 to Catalonia during that match.

2019

On 9 March 2019, Fariñez made an excellent triple save against Atlético Nacional. The match ended 1–1, with Fariñez's actions being publicized on several European popular networks, such as Talksport.

2020

On 24 June 2020, Faríñez was loaned to French club RC Lens, following their promotion from Ligue 2. After arriving in Lens on 12 July 2020, Faríñez tested positive for COVID-19. The club ordered him to stay in quarantine for 14 days.

Family Life

Wuilker was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela and shared a photo with his siblings and family through Instagram in September of 2017. 

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Wuilker Faríñez is 24 years, 4 months and 11 days old. Wuilker Faríñez will celebrate 25th birthday on a Wednesday 15th of February 2023. Below we countdown to Wuilker Faríñez upcoming birthday.

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