Paulo Dybala is an Argentine footballer recognized for his fluid style of play and goal-scoring ability. His professional career began in 2011 with the Argentine sports team 'Instituto de Cordoba.' He joined the Italian club 'Palermo' in 2012 and remained with them until 2015. He made his big break in 2015 when he joined 'Juventus FC.' In his first season at 'Juventus,' he won 'The Coppa Italia' and 'Supercoppa Italiana.' He is frequently referred regarded as the 'New Messi' due to his innovative play and excellent ability. For his on-field prowess, he is nicknamed as 'La Joya,' which translates to 'The Jewel.' Paulo has always been a talented and gifted player, and his technique and ability to manage the ball in a variety of scenarios set him apart. He is largely considered to be one of Argentina's best football players.

Early life and Childhood

  Paulo Bruno was born on November 15, 1993, in Laguna Larga, Cordoba, Argentina. He was raised by his parents.  Paulo has two elder brothers. Mariano is a gymnast, while Gustavo is a businessman. His brothers reside in Argentina.

Paulo is from a middle-class family. Paulo's father predicted that one of his children would become a great football player even before he was born. Paulo's life proceeded exactly as his father had predicted, despite his father's refusal to encourage him to pursue a football career.

He had a tremendous desire to play football since he was a child. His father was always there to support him, and he never missed an opportunity to play the game.

Paulo has always shown gratitude to his father for believing in his dreams. When he first started playing the game, his father would always accompany him to the field, guaranteeing that his son could train without interruption.

Unfortunately, his father died in September 2008, thus he never got to see his son's tremendous football achievements.his age was 15 years only when his father died.

Early career

Paulo's football skills first made headlines when he was 14 years old. His skill was awe-inspiring, and the way he handled the ball was impressive. Those who witnessed him play immediately determined that he had a natural talent for the sport.

In 2011, he enrolled at the 'Instituto de Cordoba,' and the following year, he made his professional debut in the 'Primera B Nacional.' In the league, he scored 17 goals, beating Mario Kempes' record for most goals by a young player.

He was the league's first player to score two hat-tricks in a single season. He played 38 consecutive games in the professional league and was the first player in the league to score in six consecutive games.

On July 20, 2012, he was officially signed by the Italian football team 'Palermo.' On November 11, 2012, he scored his first goal for the club, followed by his second goal in the same game. In his team's 2-0 victory over 'U.C. Sampdoria,' his goals were crucial.

He scored 10 goals in the first half of the 2014-15 'Serie A' season. Other clubs were interested in his work with fellow footballer Franco Vazquez. He finished the season with 13 goals, making him the league's leading scorer.

Paulo spent three seasons with 'Palermo,' appearing in 89 games and scoring 21 goals for the Italian football team.


On June 4, 2015, he signed a five-year contract with the famed Italian club 'Juventus F.C.' He was reportedly signed for €40 million, according to reports. Paulo was given the number 21 shirt, which had belonged to Andrea Pirlo when he left the club that summer.

On August 8, 2015, he made his debut for the club against 'Lazio' in the 2015 'Supercoppa Italiana.' He scored a goal in a 2-0 victory for his squad.

He scored six goals and assisted on two others in his first 16 games of the season. On December 16, 2015, he scored his first goal in 'The Coppa Italia,' which was his best achievement while playing for 'Juventus.' In the 'UEFA Champions League,' he also scored against 'Bayern Munich.'

On April 21, 2015, he scored two goals in his team's 3-0 win over 'Lazio,' bringing his goal total to 20. He became his club's highest scorer with 23 goals in various events. He also scored 19 goals in 'Serie A,' helping his team capture the league title.

When Paul Pogba joined Manchester United from Juventus in the summer of 2016, he was offered the number 10 jersey, but he declined, preferring to keep his number 21.

He scored his first goal of the season against 'Dinamo Zagreb' in the Champions League in September. In his team's 4-0 victory over the Croatian football club, his goal proved crucial.

In October, he scored his first 'Serie A' goal in a 3-0 win over 'Empoli.' His other notable goal occurred in the first leg of 'Juventus' 3-0 victory against 'Barcelona' in the 'Champions League quarter-final match.

In the 2017 'Champions League final, defending champion 'Real Madrid' defeated 'Juventus'. In August of 2017, he changed his shirt number to 10.

His team was defeated by 'Lazio' in the 2017 'Supercoppa Italiana' in August. He was unable to save his team from a 3-3 loss after scoring two goals in the game. In the same month, he scored a hat-trick in a Serie A victory over 'Genoa.'

He made his 100th appearance for 'Juventus' on September 17, 2017, and scored his second hat-trick in a 3-1 victory over 'Sassuolo.'

He also scored his 100th goal in 'Serie A' against 'Udinese.' 'Juventus' won this match by a score of 2-0.

During the 'XVI Pan American Games,' he was offered the opportunity to play for Argentina's under-17 team, but he declined. On October 13, 2015, he made his international debut against Paraguay in a 'FIFA World Cup qualifying match.

Awards & Achievements

He was one of three finalists for the 2017 UEFA Champions League Forward of the Season Award in 2017. In addition, he was nominated for the UEFA Best Player of the Year Award in 2017.

Personal life

Dybala dated model Antonella Cavalieri, but the couple split up, and Paulo began seeing Ginevra Sozzi, an Italian supermodel. He then ended his romance with Ginevra Sozzi and rekindled it with Antonella Cavalieri.