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Full NameValentina Guardiola
First NameValentina
Last NameGuardiola
Father NamePep Guardiola
Father ProfessionCoach
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
SibilingsMaria Guardiola Marius Guardiola
Date of Birth2008

Valentina Guardiola is the youngest daughter of Pep Guardiola (Father) and Cristina Serra (Mother).

Parents

Her father, Pep Guardiola, is a former Spanish football player and current manager of the premier league club of Manchester city

Pep Guardiola is born to parents Valenti Guardiola and mother Dolors Sala

He comes from a very middle-class family, and all the things that he has achieved till now are only because of his hard work and patience. 

Since his childhood, Pep was always fascinated by football games, and he used to leave his home for hours to play football in the field near his home. 

He grew up with three siblings, including two sisters and one younger brother Pere, who is now one of the finest football agents in the world. 

Pep is very Non-religious as a person.

In the picture below, we can see her father, Pep Guardiola, in the field.  His team posts this picture of him on Instagram.

Valentina Guardiola's father, Pep Guardiola in the field.
Valentina Guardiola's father, Pep Guardiola in the field. Source: Instagram

Once in an interview, his father mentioned that, they used to gift him a football for Christmas because Pep felt the happiest whenever he received football as a gift in his childhood.

He was so passionate about football that he even become a ball boy when he was young for Barcelona

Later that young boy became the part of Barcelona's youth Team

When he was in his twenty's, he was selected for Barcelona's senior team based on skills and abilities that he perceived. 

He was only thirteen when he joined Barcelona, and it took him six years to become part of Barcelona's team.

But in 2001 Pep left Barcelona and joined Serie A side, Brescia, as Andrea Polo replacement

He played several matches and transferred to Roma (professional football club in Rome). 

He also played there, but it did not become as much successful as another match of him. 

Pep Guardiola even got banned for four months because of testing positive for nandrolone

His time in Italy was not good for him. 

In the year 2007, October 23rd, all the charges related to the ban were cleared; however, CONI reopened the case after it was considered unacceptable, but he was able to clear all the charges once again on September 29th, 2009.

After taking retirement as a professional player, he became the coach of Barcelona B with whom he even won the title of the Tercera Division

He was in Barcelona as a coach for five longs years

And in the year 2016, he joined Manchester City as a coach, and he is still a manager of that team.

Love Story Of Her Parents

Pep Guardiola was only eighteen-year-old when he met the love of his life. Her name is Cristina Serra

The couple first met each other in an exclusive clothing store in Barcelona

The Serra family-owned that clothing store where they both met. 

Pep Guardiola was invited there to do some modeling for the designer Antonio Miro

That's how their love story began, the couple had long term relationships before they tied the knot

The pair got married in the year 2014 with the presences of very close family and best friend at Catalonia

It was a very low-key affair. 

Valentina Guardiola with her family.
Valentina Guardiola with her family. Source: thetimes.co.uk

Now the couple is blessed with three children, including two girls and one boy. 

Their names are Maria Guardiola, Valentina Guardiola, and Marius Guardiola.

Valentina Guardiola's grandmom (Dolor) with her father (Pep).
Valentina Guardiola's grandmom (Dolor) with her father (Pep). Source: en.as.com

Recently the family suffered a huge loss. Her loving grandmother (Dolors Sala) just passed away on April 6th, 2020, because of coronavirus complications. 

It was a really tough time for the family.

Pep In An Interview

As the media mentioned, Valentina Guardiola's father, Pep Guardiola of being extremely popular in Nigeria but has not been able to win any Championship League after his win in Barcelona. 

The argument was it is because he does not have players like Messi, Xavi, and Andres Iniesta.

 Pep responded that he completely agree with them and further explained that he always mentioned that he won because he had got incredible players.

On the next question on his thoughts about Bernardo Silva being the next big star in the Portugal team

Pep said that he already is the big star as he has absolutely everything. 

As per Pep, he is among the most talented player he has ever seen in his career as a football manager. 

Pep further stated that he loves to work with him, especially because he never makes a butt face and always plays with a big smile. 

He talked about how Bernardo is the most beloved guy in the locker room of their team and how he celebrates the goal. 

Pep mentioned Portugal is fortunate to have him, and as a manager, he is going to use him and his skills because he deserves it.

We can see the full interview from the link below

 

Net Worth

Year Net worth Annual salary
2020$50 Million$20 Million

Valentina Guardiola's net worth is not revealed yet, but her father is estimated to have a net worth of $50 Million, which is massive. 

His primary source of earning is being a professional coach and also endorsing brands

He had signs endorsement deals with Puma, Nissan, and Gore-Tex, etc. 

He is one of the wealthiest managers in the sports industry.

Trivia.

  1. Her father (Pep) has won FIFA World Coach of the Year 2009.

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Updated On Tue Oct 06 2020 Published On Mon Jul 13 2020 By shaumya

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