Héctor Moreno

Mexican professional football player

Héctor Moreno
Mexican professional footballer. source- El Futbolero US

Héctor Moreno is a professional Mexican player who played as a central defender for the Mexican national football team as well as the Spanish professional football club named Real Sociedad. He is currently playing as a center-back player for the Liga MX club Monterrey.

Early life, Childhood, and Education

Talking about his early life, Héctor Moreno was born Héctor Alfredo Moreno Herrera on 17 January, 1988, in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico.

Besides this, Moreno is Mexican by nationality and comes from Latin ethnic origin. He practices the Christian religion and his zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Furthermore, Héctor is the son of his father, Cesar Moreno, and his mother, Alcira Herrera.

Career and Professional Life

Moving onto his professional career, Héctor Moreno began his career playing for the youth team of UNAM. Later on, Moreno was selected into the senior main team in the year 2006.

Furthermore, Moreno had transferred to the Dutch football team AZ in the year 2008, and further, he joined the sinning team that win the Eredivisie in the 2008/9 season.

Additionally, Hector signed a contract deals of a long four-year PSV for a signing transfer fee of €5 million EUR in the year 2015. Then, later on, he played against the Cambuur team on September 12, 2015.

In addition to this, later on, Moreno had been transferred to the Roma team, an Italian famous football club for a four-year contract deal.

Afterward, Moreno made his debut match for Roma against Hellas Verona on September 16, 2017.

Moving forward to his international career, Moreno played and represented Mexico at the FIFA U 17 World Cup in the year 2005 as well as FIFA  U 20 World Cup in the year 2007 respectively.

Later on, Hector was selected into the senior team selection, and he played his international match for Mexico against Guatemala on October 17, 2007.

Throughout his outstanding performance in the tournament, his team won the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup in the year 2011.

Moreover, Moreno had even included in the Mexican 23 men’s football squad led by his captain named, Andres Guardado alongside other teammates such as Oribe Peralta, and Hugo Ayala for the Mexico team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

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Net worth and Salary

Focusing on his salary and net worth status, Héctor Moreno is very much successful in his career as a professional football player.

He gained so much fame as well as recognition from all over the world and earned a good fortune of wealth from his fantastic ongoing career.

Furthermore, Moreno’s net worth is calculated to be a total of around 5.5 million USD, whereas his annual salary is estimated to be around 4.5 million EUR as of now.

Rumors and Controversy

Discussing his rumors and controversies, Héctor Moreno is a professional football player, so there are a lot of rumors surrounding his professional ongoing career.

At some point, there were rumors that Hector was signed by the famous football club Real Madrid, later on, it became false.

Additionally, there are also rumors circulating that Moreno has been signed by famous Italian football clubs like Inter Milan and Juventus, these rumors also don’t have any credentials.

Apart from this, Hector had never been involved in any rumors or controversies regarding her professional as well as personal career.

Personal Life and Relationship

In his personal life and relationship status, Héctor Moreno is a married man. He married his long-term girlfriend, Irene Martinez.

She is a Spanish model as well as a businesswoman who belongs to Barcelona, Spain.

Héctor Moreno
Héctor Moreno with his wife and daughters source- Mediotiempo

Additionally, the love birds dated each other for a long period of time, and later on, the couple married in the year 2015. However, there’s no exact date and marriage location regarding their marriage.

Furthermore, the couple had blessed with two beautiful daughters named Mia and Salma. As of now, the couple lived happily with their daughters in Doha, Qatar.

Body Measurement| Height, Weight

Focusing on his body measurements, Héctor Moreno is a professional footballer and had an athletic body with a good personality.

Additionally, he stood at a good height of around 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall. His total body weight of around 176 lbs.

Furthermore, he has a beautiful pair of brown eyes with black hair color. Other than this, there’s no sufficient information available at present about Moreno’s other body measurements.

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Social Media Profile

Regrading his social media platforms, Héctor Moreno is very much on major social networking sites including Facebook, Instagram as well as Twitter. Moreno has more than 181K followers on his official Facebook account.

Moreover, Moreno gained over 982K followers on his Instagram profile while his Twitter account has around 1.5 million followers.


How tall is Hector Moreno?
Hector Moreno stood with a perfect height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).

How old is Hector Moreno?
As of now, Moreno is 34 years of age.

What position does Hector Moreno?
Moreno played in a defender position.

What does the word Moreno mean?
Moreno means dark-haired.

Who is Hector Moreno’s spouse?
Moreno’s spouse’s name is Irene Martinez, a model, and businesswoman.

Why is Hector Moreno not playing?
He suffered from a Grade 1 hamstring injury during the Gold Cup final against the United States.

Hector Moreno has a grade one muscle injury in the hamstrings of the right thigh,” club announced.“After conducting the pertinent studies, the prognosis for recovery is at least 14 days.”

Moreno came back to Liga MX ensuring that he is the leading candidate for El Tri’s backline for the 2022 World Cup.

“[Monterrey is a] club where you have all the tools, where I can keep myself physically as well as possible,” he said.

Quick Facts:

  • Full Name- Héctor Alfredo Moreno Herrera
  • Birth Place- Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico
  • Nationality- Mexcian
  • Ethnicity- Latin
  • Profession-  Footballer
  • Started career- As a football player
  • Height- 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m)
  • Relationship status- Married
  • Spouse- Irene Martínez
  • Children- 2
  • Social Media- Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

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