Facts of Walter Ayovi
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||41 years old|
|Family Name :||Ayovi|
|Birth Country :||Ecuador|
|Birth Sign :||Leo|
|Height :||5 Feet 7 Inch|
|Birth Name||Walter Orlando Ayovi Corozo|
|Birth Place/City||Esmeraldas Province|
|Working For||C.F. Pachuca|
|Weight in KG||68 kg|
|Married to||Yuri Zhirkov|
An Ecuadorian professional football player Walter Ayovi who plays as left wing midfielder for both Ecuadorian National Team as well as for Pachuca of the Liga MX and previously for Club Deportivo El Nacional. He started his youth career from Rocafuerte and then for Emelec. He is a cousin of Jaime Ayoví, who is also player of Ecuadorian national team. He is nicknamed as Macaco.
Early Life Of Walter Ayovi
Ecuadorian footballer Walter Ayovi was born on 11 August 1979 in Camarones, Esmeraldas.
Ayovi, full name Walter Orlando Ayovi Corozo is also known by name 'Macaco'. His zodiac sign is Leo.
Walter Ayovi's Career
Ayovi, 38, started his professional career from Emelec in 2000. After two years in Emelec, he was transferred to Barcelona Sporting Club on 23rd January 2002.
Despite several rumors being linked to several European clubs, he remained and played for the Barcelona's squad until 2006.
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In March 2009, CF Monterrey thought to purchase him after an outstanding game between Brazil and Ecuador.
On 26t July 2015, he signed a deal with Dorados de Sinaloa and joined Christian Suarez, Segundo Castillo, and Marcos Caicedo.
Walter Ayovi's International Career
He was called in the final squad for the 2002 FIFA World Cup. As he was one of the youngest players in the Ecuador team, he didn't appear in the tournament.
He was a consistent player in the Ecuadorian national team; the team that qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2006 in Germany but he was not in the final World Cup squad.
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He, however, participated in the 2007 Copa America. He scored a free kick against Colombia in a pre-tournament. His appearance became the substitute against Mexico and as a starter against Brazil in Copa America.
He was one of the important fixtures in Ecuador playing in the CONMEBOL 2010 World Cup qualifiers. He played against Argentina leading Ecuador to a 2-0 win.
He played in all the 16 of the qualifying games for Ecuador during the COMMEBOL 2014 World Cup qualifiers. He was capped for the 100th time in a 2-1 friendly loss to Argentina in New Jersey on 31st March 2015.
It was the same year he was selected in Ecuador's squad playing in the 2015 Copa America.
Walter Ayovi's Awards And Achievements
During his club career with Emelec, the team won Serie A twice in 2001 and 2002. Playing with El National, he won Serie A in 2006. The team won the title of Apertura in Mexican Primera Division in 2009 and 2010.
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The won the CONCACAF Champions League in 2010-11, 2011-12, and 2012-13.
Walter Ayovi's Net Worth
Being a well known professional football player, he's paid well but the sports star hasn't revealed details about his current net worth.
His salary and fortune are still under study.
Walter Ayovi's Personal Life
Ayovi, standing at a height of 5.61 feet (1.71m) hasn't revealed details about his family and personal life. His amazing professional life is something that has attracted people towards his personal life but the star has maintained everything under the radar.