Carlos Arturo Bacca Ahumada
Puerto Colombia, Colombia
- Father – Gilberto Bacca
- Mother – Eloisa Ahumada
- Siblings – Unknown
Bacca is signed with Vos Marketing.
5 ft 11 in or 181 cm
77 kg or 170 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Carlos Bacca is married to Shayira Santiago. Together they have two children, a son Carlos Daniel Bacca, and a daughter Karla Valentina Bacca.
Race / Ethnicity
Bacca has Spanish ancestry.
Different looks due to mixed ethnicity
Carlos Bacca’s body specifications may be –
- Chest – 39 in or 99 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 14 in or 35½ cm
- Waist – 32 in or 81 cm
Carlos has been sponsored by the well known sportswear brand Nike.
Bacca believes in God.
Best Known For
His finishing skills and tremendous sense about the game. Bacca’s aggressive playstyle led Sevilla to two consecutive UEFA Europa League titles during the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 seasons.
First Football Match
Bacca debuted for Club Brugge on January 21, 2012 in a loss to Mechelen.
Carlos first performed in a friendly match for AC Milan against Internazionale in Shenzhen, China. His official competitive start happened on August 17, 2015 in a Coppa Italia match against Perugia.
Bacca had his first appearance for the senior national team of Colombia on August 11, 2010 in a 1-1 draw against Bolivia in which he was the only scorer for his national team.
- Game sense
- Powerful shot
- Offside awareness
Bacca has not acted in a movie yet.
First TV Show
Other than football matches itself, Carlos has not been seen in any other TV show.
Bacca’s personal diet and training routine are not known.
Carlos Bacca Favorite Things
Bacca’s favorite things are not known.
Carlos Bacca Facts
- Bacca started playing professional football at Atletico Junior in 2006.
- Since his family was poor, in order to make more money, Carlos worked as a bus driver’s assistant and played football at the same time.
- In 2006, Bacca was loaned to Barranquilla FC.
- In 2007, he was sent to another loan to Minerven from where he later shifted back to Barranquilla on another loan.
- He was the top scorer of the Categoria Primera A for two consecutive years in 2010 and 2011.
- After his performances in Atletico Junior, Bacca was wanted by many European clubs including Lokomotiv Moscow and Chievo.
- In 2012, Bacca moved to Club Brugge and signed a three-year deal for the price of 1.5 million euros.
- Bacca was the 2012-2013 top scorer in the First Belgian League and was awarded the Player of the Year in Belgium.
- On July 9, 2013, Carlos transferred to the Spanish club Sevilla after putting pen to paper on a five-year deal for 7 million euros with 30 million euros buy-out release clause.
- On September 30, 2014, Bacca extended his contract with Sevilla until 2018.
- On July 5, 2015, Milan bought Bacca after paying the buyout clause of 30 million euros.
- Visit his official website @ cbacca.com.
- Follow Bacca on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.