Valeria Alcantara is an athlete and former Brazilian volleyball player.
She is popularly known as the mother of renowned central midfielder footballer, Thiago Alcantara, who plays for the Spanish National Team and Bayern Munich.
Thiago Alcantara, from amateur to exceptional playmaker
Valeria has given birth to a gifted player Thiago Alcantara. She has made him exposed to the sports world since his toddler age.
He was even born with a ball under his arm and raised amid of football players.
This made him passionate about football since his early age and started as an amateur player with Flamengo, a football club in Brazil when he was only five years.
A technically gifted player Thiago was a creative footballer even when he was a kid.
He used to utilize his shoes as football cones and practiced dribbling when he was a kid and now known for his excellent dribbling skills.
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Thiago joined the Barcelona football club in 2005 and made his first debut from the club.
Seeing his excellent performance with a winner title of LaLiga, the UEFA Championships League, and FIFA Club World Cup for Barcelona, the most successful football club in German history, Bayern Munich signed him in 2013.
Now he is one of the exceptional playmakers who has recently signed a contract with one of the best football clubs of the world, Liverpool.
End of 18 years married life
Valeria was married to Mazinho in 1987. He was a former football player and head coach of Greek Club Aris. Now he is the Brazilian football manager.
Despite being a volleyball player, Valeria abandoned her career to supporting Mazinho and their children and devoted her married life to cherish her family.
But unfortunately, this married life could not last permanently. They ended their 18 years married life in 2005.
After splitting from Mazinho, she got married again. However, she has not disclosed the person she got married to.
She is even blessed with a child named Bruno from her second marriage.
Now she is living happily with her daughter, Thaisa, who is a basketball player and with Bruno.
Lavish wedding function
There is not any information about Valeria's wedding except for her nuptial year. She also has not revealed detail about her second wedding.
However, her son Thiago lavishly organized his wedding with hotel owner Julia Vigas in Saint Climent de Peralta, Catalonia, Spain, on June 27, 2015.
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The husband is a renowned international player
Valeria's husband was also a talented football player like her son.
He was the renowned international player of his time who played 35 international matches representing Brazil.
During his tenure at the football stadium, he was endowed with several winning titles, including the 1989 Copa America, FIFA World Cup 1994, and the silver medal at the 1988 Olympics.
Apart from that, he is also recognized as a winner of the Compeonate Brasileiro and Brazilian Silver Ball award.
Son Rafinha played for Spain and Brazil
Valeria's another son, Rafinha, is also a prominent football player, who currently plays a central midfielder for the Spanish club, Barcelona.
He is an international player who represents Spain and Brazil during his adolescent period.
He played on behalf of Spain in U-16 to U-19 team tournament and later shifted to Brazil, representing the U-21 team at the South American Youth Champion.
He was endowed with several trophy, including LaLia Breakthrough player and player of the month in 2013-2014.
See: Jose Maria Ramos, Father of Sergio Ramos
The net worth of Valeria is not available. However, the net worth of her talented sons is available, and as follows:
|Net Worth- Thiago||$23.9 Million|
|Net Worth- Rafinha||$ 3.5 Million|
- There is not any information regarding her age and birth date.
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