Gaston Sirino moved from Club Bolivar of La Paz, Bolivia to Pretoria’s Mamelodi Sundowns in South Africa in August 2018. He is a midfielder at Sundowns and has a record of 24 goals and 29 assists during his career at Sundowns. The player looks forward to playing for Uruguay’s national football team someday. Will the midfielder leave Sundowns? Find out below.
Gaston revealed that his family-owned an old Nissan back in the days that had box-like tables and an armchair that they covered with a sheet to make it look prettier. His career at Sundowns has moved him from poverty to riches gradually. The current Gaston Sirino car is a VW T-Cross. He also has an R330k Renault Captur. The player bought a mansion when he got the new Sundowns contract. News about Gaston Sirino house dominated Mzansi's internet space for a few weeks.
Gaston Sirino profile summary
- Full name: Gastón Leandro Sirino Rodríguez
- Date of birth: 22nd February 1991
- Age: 29 years
- Career: Soccer player
- Nationality: Uruguayan
- Gaston Sirino Instagram: gastonsirino10
Gaston Sirino biography
How old is Sirino? Gaston Sirino age is 29 years old as of 2020. Where is Gaston Sirino from? He was born on 22nd February 1991 and grew up in Salto, a rural town that is near the Uruguay-Argentina border. His father was a great footballer, but he chose not to leave Montevideo for a better team for the sake of his mother. The player's father did not want to choose career success over his marriage. The player’s mother ensured that he went to school to play soccer.
The footballer relocated to Montevideo to play for the youth team of Penarol. Union San Felipe in Chile signed him up in 2012 after the impressive game Sirino played for Rampla Juniors as an Amateur in 2011. The youngster's career shot to the peak at Bolivian, and he moved to South Africa later to play for Mamelodi Sundowns.
What is Gaston Sirino salary per month? Gaston Sirino salary is around R300k. He is among the top-earning PSL players in South Africa. He was on the list of nominees for the 2019/20 PSL Footballer of the Season. Gaston Sirino skills enabled him to earn to score a winning goal for Mamelodi in the 79th minute of the game they played against Celtic. You can check out the stats of his career.
Who is Gaston Sirino’s wife? He lives with his wife, Melani, and their two daughters, Maite and Candela, in Pretoria. His wife was his first love, and the star proposed to her in 2019 in front of his teammates.
Can Sirino play for Bafana Bafana?
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane endorsed Gaston to play for Bafana Bafana. He can play for the South Africa national football team if he applies for South African citizenship since he is an Uruguayan. The Serbian-born Amakhosi star Samir Nurkovic stated that the Bafana coach, Molefi Ntseki, may not consider Mamelodi Sundowns Gaston Sirino for the position even though he qualifies because he prioritizes local talents. Gaston Sirino Bafana Bafana opportunity is still pending.
Is Gaston Sirino leaving Sundowns?
In Gaston Sirino news today, there are speculations that Sundowns will be transferring the player to an Egyptian club, Al Ahly, for $3 million contract, which is estimated to be R50 million. He will be under the former coach of the Brazilians, Pitso Mosimane. Gaston Sirino net worth will shoot rapidly if he gets the contract in Egypt.
Gaston Sirino shows determination and significant improvement every time he plays. Last year and this year seem to be years of multiple blessings for him. Everything is working in his favour from getting engaged and marrying the love of his life, buying a new car, a house to a looming contract in Egypt.
Kosta Papic, the former coach of Kaizer Chiefs midfielder, Siphelele Ntshangase, drew the attention of Mzansi on the player when he advised Siphelele to quit alcohol and play-boy character and build his career. Kosta Papic trained Siphelele Ntshangase at Black Leopards where he was the head coach.
Briefly.co.za noted that was alright for Mzansi to worry about Siphelele Ntshangase's lifestyle after listening to Papic's comments. Many prominent South African soccer players went broke after retirement because of overspending money on women and alcohol. South Africans would hate to see one of their promising sons head in the same direction.