Hugo Sanchez

Birthday, Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & Facts

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Hugo Sanchez’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Hugo Sanchez

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Place Of Birth

Mexico City, Mexico


63 years old

Birth Date

July 10, 1958

Star Sign


Hugo Sanchez Facts

Child Star?



Professional Footballer

Education & Qualifications

Mexico National University

Net Worth

$15 million

Current Partner

Isabel Martin


Emma Portugal, Hana, Isabella


Hector Sanchez, Maria Isabel Marquez


1.8m (5'7"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Dog

About Hugo Sanchez 

Hugo Sanchez, a Mexican football player, was hailed as the team's striker.

His father was a retired Austrian player, Hector Sanchez. He reigned as a successful footballer marking his entrance in 1976 for the Club Universidad Nacional.

Hugo Sanchez was a qualified dentist, but the world celebrated him as one of the best footballers. His victories are numerous. The Mexican striker has embarked on a special place in fetching goals with his impeccable scores. In 1979, he played on loan with the Sockers of San Diego of the Soccer League of North America. Hugo is a professional gymnastics sportsman, and he was then certified with his degree in dentistry. He adorned the spectacular skills of somersaults and cycling after every win, attracting hearts with his dazzling acts. He is considered the best and greatest of football legends of his time and continues to be glorified for the unique acrobatic skills that he showcased after every win.

Hugo Sanchez's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Hugo Sanchez's net worth?

Sanchez earned enormous money throughout his football career, and his net worth is estimated to be around $15 million as of 2022.

How much does Hugo Sanchez earn per year?

No accurate information is available about per year earning of Hugo.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Hugo Sanchez?

Hugo has an above moderate height. His height is 5 ft 9 in (175.2 cm approximately)

How old is Hugo Sanchez?

Hugo Sanchez was born in 1958, and as of 2022, he is 63 years old.

Childhood And Education

Hugo Sanchez is a Mexican by nationality. He had his childhood spent there with his parents. Hugo had his degree in dentistry from the Mexican national university. He joined the Pumas de la UNAM at 18 years, representing the Mexican team of Mexico's national university. Later Sanchez became the hero of the Mexican team setting up the top score with 26 goals in their league championship. Hugo won the gold medal in the Pan American Games.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Hugo Sanchez's partner?

Hugo Sanchez's partner is Isabel martin. They married in 1995. Hugo had a daughter and a son from his previous marriage. The name of his son is Hugo Sánchez Portugal. Sanchez and Isabel have two daughters. His child Portugal was a football player who represented Atlanta and UNAM.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Hugo is known for his fine play and is considered one of the best players in football history. He performed somersaults to honor his sister, who was a participant in the Montreal Olympics.

What awards has Hugo Sanchez won?

In 1976 Sanchez started his career playing for Club Universidad Nacional; in 1981, he moved to Spain, where he played for Atletico Madrid, then for the Colchoneros for four years before moving to cross-town rivals Real Madrid. He was the reason behind Real Madrid winning the UEFA Cup. Hugo's contribution did not stop here. And they went on to inspire Madrid and consecutively won Copa Del Rey, and La Liga crowns five times. He scored 208 goals in 283 matches for Real Madrid. He moved from Real Madrid in 1993 and joined Club America. Hugo had the best times in his career, winning numerous titles in consecutive seasons for the Spanish football club.

Sánchez was part of the Mexico national team during 1977 - 1994, recording 58 caps and scoring 29 goals. Hugo also played in three FIFA World Cup tournaments and was a player in the Mexico team that reached the quarter-finals of the 1986 World Cup.

The IFFHS (International Federation Of Football History and Statistics) announced Hugo as the best player from Central and North America ever to grace the game. Hugo made his appearance in his last official game in the World cup qualification 1998. He touched the ball for one last time before his retirement.

Other Interesting Hugo Sanchez Facts And Trivia

  • He was ranked 48th in 90 mins among the top 50 great footballers.
  • Sanchez's winning ways are unstoppable.
  • His strikes are unmatchable.
  • Hugo won two Mexican Primera Division championships as the head coach of Pumas de la UNAM and briefly with Club Necaxa.
  • He was a member of the Mexican national team and has three FIFA World Cup appearances.
  • He tasted victory in all the football matches but never had a chance to acquire the Ballon d'Or.
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