Franklin Lucena

Binor 11 Oct,2017


Franklin Lucena is a Venezuelan professional footballer who currently plays as a defensive midfielder for the Venezuelan club Portuguesa FC. The 37 years old professional has played for clubs like Deportivo Tachira, Caracas, Deportivo La Guaira, and Once Caldas. He currently receives an annual salary of $400 which has boosted is net worth.

Early Life

Franklin Lucena was born on 20 February 1981, in Acarigua, Venezuela and his full name is Franklin Jose, Lucena Pena. He belongs to South American ethnicity and holds a Venezuelan nationality. He began playing football at the age of 11.

Club Career

Franklin Lucena began his professional footballing career since 2002 joining the Venezuelan professional club named Deportivo Tachira. He was in the club for four successive seasons appearing in 78 games and scored 2 goals. He then moved to the most successful in Venezuelan football history Caracas FC in 2006. He was at the club for six years making 116 appearances with 8 goals scored and switched to the local club Deportivo La Guaira in 2012.

Lucena played for the club for three years appearing in 70 games and netted 10 goals in total. His three seasons at the club is regarded to be his best performance till the date. He then switched to the Mexican club named Once Caldas in 2015. He played a season with the club appearing in 39 games and scoring 2 goals. After a season with the

After a season with the club, he then moved to his national side club named Deportivo La Guaira in 2016. He was in the club for a year playing 33 games but managed to score only one goal. He then made a move to Portuguesa FC in 2017 and still plays for the club.

International career

Franklin Lucena has represented his national side in several games. He made his professional international debut with his national side in 2007. He has won over 56 caps for his national side scoring 3 goals being one of the key players for his national side.

Personal Life

Franklin Lucena has maintained his personal life quite separately; maybe he is secretly in a relationship with anyone and doesn't want to announce it publicly. But there is no any speculation of him being engaged in any relationship or having a wife or any children. He hasn't yet revealed anything about his personal life either in social media or anywhere.

Net Worth and Endorsements

Franklin Lucena hasn't yet experienced playing for big teams of top leagues of the world which eventually effects in financial issues. As of 2017, he has an estimated net worth of $0.1 million including all of his properties. He currently receives an annual salary of $40,000 from his present club to Portuguesa FC. Football is the only source of income for him. His recent market value price is $50,000 and his highest ever market value is recorded to be $66,000 in 2016.


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