Ricardo Pepi – Does He Have A Girlfriend? Parents And Siblings

by Manisha Sun Jul 23 2023 Updated On Wed Mar 27 2024
Ricardo Pepi – Does He Have A Girlfriend? Parents And Siblings

Ricardo Pepi is a professional soccer player who currently plays for PSV Eindhoven and is also in the United States national team

He was born on January 9, 2003, in Texas. His parents, Annette Pepi and Daniel Pepi, are from Mexico

He has two siblings, a brother named Diego Pepi and a sister named Sophia Pepi

He started playing football at the age of four. He started his professional career with North Texas SC in 2018, and after that, he was signed by FC Dallas

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Ricardo Pepi with his mother
Ricardo Pepi with his mother. Source: Instagram 
Ricardo Pepi with his father
Ricardo Pepi with his father. Source: Instagram 
Ricardo Pepi with his family
Ricardo Pepi with his family. Source: Instagram

Does Ricardo have a girlfriend?

Ricardo is currently single and does not have a girlfriend. 


Ricardo is 21 years old. He is 6 feet 1 inch tall. He weighs around 74 kg.

Net worth

His net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million. He has managed to earn this fortune from his career as a professional soccer player

Ricardo, on joining PSV 

Ricardo signed a five-year contract with PSV in 2023. He then moved to the Netherlands to join his new team. 

He said it was a dream come true moment for him. He added that he wanted what was best for him, so he decided to join the club that was best for him. 

He said he has always admired the winning mentality of club. He said he can related to that mentality. 

He wants to win trophies for the club. He said he wanted to level up his game and football career, so the club was a perfect match for him. 

He said one of the reasons that influenced him to join PSV was Ernest Stewart, who is the director of the club. 

He said he had known him for a long time, and he was excited to be back with him again and work with him. 

He said he met Peter Bosz who is the coach of the club first time and said he was impressive and nice experience. 

He said the coach is very communicative and honest. 

Pepi describes himself

Pepi said that he is a very hardworking person as a player. 

He said he likes to play for his team, and since he is a striker, his goal is to have the ball as close as possible to the post to score a goal. 

He said he is very devoted to his work ethic. He describes himself as a humble and nice person. He added he loves exploring new things

Ricardo said joining the USA national soccer team was not an easy choice

Ricardo's parents are from Mexico. He grew up on the border of Mexico. He said his parents speak Spanish, and his mom cooks Mexican food. 

He said it was a hard decision to make being a Mexican. 

He said though it was a tough choice to make, he thought that in terms of football, the USA had better opportunities for him.

He said when the US showed interest in him joining the national soccer team in the World Cup qualifying game, he could not say no to such a big opportunity. 

He said he was happy to represent the USA, and it was a big deal for him and his family. 

Why do people call him El Tren?

Pepi has got the nickname El Tren, which means train in English. He shared he got that nickname from FC Dallas fans

He was 18 years old and was playing for the club. 

He had the best season in the club, and he scored consecutive goals. Because of his amazing back-to-back performance, people called him a hype train. 

That's how his nickname originated and it has been stuck with him since then. He added his nickname represent his well as a player.

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