Juventus winger Angel Di Maria is married to Jorgelina Cardoso. Di Maria has been one of the most prolific wingers of his generation, featuring in some of the best European sides. He has played for European royalty like Real Madrid, and PSG, and currently plays for Italian outfit Juventus. The Argentine winger has just come off the back of helping his country win its first FIFA World Cup since 1986.
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The ex-Real Madrid player was born in 1988 in Rosario, Argentina. This was the place where he spent most of his early life. It was in Rosario itself that Di Maria met the love of his life, Jorgelina Cardoso. They dated for over a decade before tying the knot in 2011. The couple has been happily married and has been blessed with two beautiful children since then.
Di Maria and Cardoso (Credit: Twitter)Although not a lot is known about Jorgelina, she rose to prominence due to her husband’s career. She has also come out to make public statements regarding the Di Maria family’s turbulent time in Manchester when Angel was playing for Manchester United.
Last year in 2021, Jorgelina was at the receiving end of an unfortunate crime. While her husband was playing for PSG in a game against Nantes, there was an incident of robbery at the player’s residence and his family had been held, hostage. The Argentine international soccer player was subbed off after being informed of the incident so that he could be with his family.
Where is Jorgelina Cardoso from?
Jorgelina Cardoso belongs to Rosario, Argentina. She was born on July 11, 1982. She is 40 years old, and 6 years elder than her husband, Angel Di Maria, who is 34 years old.
Cardoso belongs to a religious Christian household and reportedly holds her faith close to herself. The details of what she does for work is not known to the world. She has stood by Di Maria since the beginning of her career and has always managed to push him from behind.
Jorgelina Cardoso’s education
Jorgelina met Angel back home in Rosario when they were students. Di Maria had his inclinations toward soccer from the very beginning and started edging toward becoming a professional soccer player.
By contrast, Jorgelina wanted to complete her education. She was a student at the University of Buenos Aires. She continued pursuing her bachelor’s degree while her to-be-husband continued on his journey of making it as a professional soccer player.
Seguimos con otra reina: Jorgelina Cardoso, la esposa de Ángel “Fideo” Di Maria, el goleador que nos dio la Copa América.
Jor y Fide son de Rosario, hinchas de central y fanáticos del fútbol.
Ella le habló como fan que era, y se conocieron por medio de una prima de Ángel. pic.twitter.com/GKlGNUknQ1
— Manu 🇦🇷⭐⭐⭐ (@GallinaGallardo) December 13, 2022
The discipline in which she completed her bachelor’s degree, however, has not been revealed. According to multiple sources, Jorgelina is fluent in English, Spanish, and French.
There is no information available on her desired career, as currently she works is a housewife. However, she has been in the middle of promotions at times because of the fact that she’s the Argentina star’s wife.
Jorgelina Cardoso’s net worth
Jorgelina Cardoso is not a working professional as per reports. She decided to not pursue a career in any profession. As such, she does not have a claim to personal wealth as no records of her personal wealth are available to the general public.
Her husband, Angel Di Maria, on the other hand, is estimated to be worth $18 million as per multiple sources. As the spouse of a famous soccer player, she does enjoy an extravagant lifestyle. Cardoso has a massive fan following on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @jorgelinacardoso26.
Are Di Maria and Cardoso married?
Angel Di Maria and Jorgelina Cardoso supposedly met in Rosario, Argentina, their hometown.
Thereafter, as per reports, they started developing a close bond during their formative years as students. It has also been reported that the couple had to face many difficulties and challenges along the way. It is anyway not easy to overcome the social construct in situations where the bride is elder than the groom. It seems, however, that they passed each test with flying colors.
The duo supposedly dated for over a decade during which they became more fond of each other with every passing year. Di Maria and Cardoso finally decided to get married in the year 2011. They reportedly got married in Rosario itself. The ceremony also took place in their hometown.
How many kids does Angel Di Maria have with Jorgelina Cardoso?
Angel Di Maria and Jorgelina Cardoso have been blessed with two children since the couple got married in 2011.
Their first child was born in 2013, two years after their marriage. The first child was a girl. The couple named her Mia Di Maria.
La pareja de Ángel Di María sobre la vuelta a Rosario Central 🗺🏟
“Estuve buscando colegios antes de la pandemia porque íbamos a volver pero la vida no nos llevó. Nos encanta la ciudad porque es donde nacimos” contó Jorgelina Cardoso en una entrevista con @LambertiMarce. 📻📱 pic.twitter.com/mt4EvAj0cE
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The happy couple’s second child arrived in 2017. This one was also a girl. The pair named their second daughter Pia Di Maria. There were some unfortunate complications during Pia’s birth. Unfortunately, Pia was reportedly born three months premature. However, thanks to intensive care treatments in Madrid, she was able to survive.
Jorgelina Cardoso also reportedly has had the names of both her girls tattooed on her body.