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Marcelo Balboa Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Parents, Height

Marcelo Balboa Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Parents, Height

Marcelo Balboa is a talented defender who played for the national team in the US and spent his club career with six different teams.

Early Life of Marcelo Balboa

Marcelo Balboa came into this world on August 18, 1967, in Chicago, IL, the United States of America. As of 2020, his age is 53 years old. Marcelo is the son of Luis Balboa whereas the name of his mother is Alicia Balboa.

His father was a professional footballer. Marcelo has a brother named Claudio Balboa. He holds American nationality whereas his ethnicity is white.

Marcelo when he was young
Caption: Marcelo when he was young Source: Instagram

He attended the Cerritos High School located in Cerritos, California, and graduated from there in 1985. After that, he joined Cerritos College from 1986 to 1987. Then in 1988, he transferred to San Diego State University located in San Diego, California where he played soccer.

Who is Marcelo Balboa’s Wife?

Discussing his personal life, he is a married man. Marcelo married his wife Cindi Balboa. Further, the couple also shares two children together named Owen Balboa and Nicolas Balboa. 

Marcelo with his sons
Caption: Marcelo with his son’s Source: Instagram

What is Marcelo Balboa’s Net Worth and Salary?

As a former footballer, he has not only gained a name but also enough fame. According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Marcelo is around $1.4 Million as of 2022. He made this net worth from his career as a player.

How tall is Marcelo Balboa?

Regarding his height, Marcelo stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inch tall. As an athlete, he has maintained quite a good physique. Likewise, he has brown eyes with dark brown hair.


  • Marcelo started his career as a footballer in the year 1986 by winning the McGuire Cup in U-19 National Championship.
  • After that, he signed an amateur contract with San Diego Nomads from 1987 to 1989.
  • Then, he signed with San Francisco Bay Blackhawks, an American Professional Soccer League club in 1990.
  • Moving forward, his skills and his talent increased more and he left Bay Blackhawks and joined Colorado Foxes in 1992.
  • As he became one of the best defenders, he decided to move to Mexico and then joined León, a Mexican League club in 1995.
  • But he just remained for 1 year and returned back to the United States in 1996.
  • Then in the same year, he signed with Colorado Rapids.
Marcelo with his mate
Caption: Marcelo with his mate Source: Instagram
  • He played six seasons with Colorado and appeared in 161 games scoring 24 goals even as a defender.
  • He achieved most of his importance when he was in Colorado. After that, he left Colorado and joined MetroStars.
  • But, he could not achieve much there and even got several injuries which forced him to retire.
  • Looking at his contribution to soccer, Marcelo was even elected into the National Soccer Hall of Fame, an institution that was established to honor soccer achievements in the United States.
  • He was also named the MLS All-Time Best XI.

FAQs of Marcelo Balboa

Where did Marcelo Balboa go to College?

Marcelo completed his education at the Cerritos High School located in Cerritos, California. He graduated from there in the year 1985. Later, he attended Cerritos College from 1986 to 1987.

How many children does Marcelo Balboa have?

Marcelo is the father of two children. He shares two children, Owen Balboa and Nicolas Balboa with his wife.