Paulo Dybala

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Paulo Dybala
2017 FRIENDLY MATCH RUSSIA v ARGENTINA - Paulo Dybala 01.jpg
Dybala with Argentina in 2017
Personal information
Full name Paulo Bruno Exequiel Dybala
Date of birth (1993-11-15) 15 November 1993 (age 27)
Place of birth Córdoba, Argentina
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Juventus
Number 21
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011-2012 Instituto ACC 38 (17)
2012-2015 Palermo 89 (21)
2015- Juventus 172 (99)
National team
2015- Argentina 29 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Paulo Dybala (born 15 November 1993) is an Argentine footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Juventus and the Argentina national team.[1]

He began his career as a professional footballer in 2011 in the Argentine Second division. In 2012, he moved to Europe and signed for Palermo. His great performances in Serie A got him a transfer to Juventus in 2015.

Due to his creative style of play, pace, technique, talent, and eye for goal, he has been nicknamed La Joya ("The Jewel" in Spanish.)

Dybala in training for Juventus

Early life[change | change source]

Dybala was born in Córdoba, Argentina. His grandfather, Bolesław Dybała, was from the village of Kraśniów in Poland. His family also had Italian origins through his maternal grandmother named Da Messa from the Province of Naples.

Career Statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of match played on 10 January 2021[2]
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Instituto de Córdoba 2011–12 Primera B Nacional 38 17 0 0 2[a] 0 40 17
Palermo 2012–13 Serie A 27 3 1 0 28 3
2013–14 Serie B 28 5 2 0 30 5
2014–15 Serie A 34 13 1 0 35 13
Total 89 21 4 0 0 0 0 0 93 21
Juventus 2015–16 Serie A 34 19 4 2 7[b] 1 1[c] 1 46 23
2016–17 Serie A 31 11 5 4 11[b] 4 1[c] 0 48 19
2017–18 Serie A 33 22 4 1 8[b] 1 1[c] 2 46 26
2018–19 Serie A 30 5 2 0 9[b] 5 1[c] 0 42 10
2019–20 Serie A 33 11 4 2 8[b] 3 1[c] 1 46 17
2020–21 Serie A 11 2 0 0 5[b] 1 0 0 16 3
Total 172 70 19 9 47 15 5 4 244 98
Career total 298 107 23 9 47 15 7 4 377 136
  1. Appearance(s) in Relegation/promotion playoffs
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Appearance(s) in UEFA Champions League
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Appearance in Supercoppa Italiana

International[change | change source]

As of 18 November 2019[3]
National team Year Apps Goals
Argentina 2015 3 0
2016 3 0
2017 6 0
2018 6 1
2019 11 1
Total 29 2
International Goals
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 20 November 2018 Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza, Argentina 18  Mexico 2–0 2–0 Friendly
2 6 July 2019 Arena Corinthians, São Paulo, Brazil 24  Chile 2–0 2–1 2019 Copa América
As of match played 18 November 2019. Argentina score listed first, score column indicates score after each Dybala goal.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Paulo Dybala - Juventus.com".
  2. Cite error: The named reference SW was used but no text was provided for refs named (see the help page).
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Dybala, Paulo". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 27 February 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)