Who Is Elisa Montero? Meet The Wife Of Argentine Coach Lionel Scaloni

Elisa Montero is the wife of Argentine former footballer and coach Lionel Scaloni. The couple has been together for more than a decade.


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Scaloni now coaches the Argentina national team and recently renewed his contract until 2026. A former Argentine international, he led the team to win the 2022 World Cup title in Qatar in December 2022.

Born Lionel Sebastián Scaloni on 16 May 1978, he played 12 seasons in La Liga with three different teams. Moreover, he won the 1999–2000 Spanish league title with Deportivo La Coruña.

Lionel also played in Italy with Lazio and Atalanta for eight years and retired in 2015. Afterward, he began his managerial career as an assistant coach at Sevilla and then Argentina’s under-20 team.

As Scaloni is a successful manager outside, he is a husband and father at home. However, he and his wife prefer to keep their married life low-key.

So, who is Lionel Scaloni’s wife Elisa Montero? Get to know her age, wiki, nationality, job, children, and family life details here.

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Elisa Montero Age, Wiki & Nationality

Montero is 43 years old now. She is a year younger than her husband Scalony who is 44 years old now.

Elisa was born and raised by her parents in Mallorca, Spain. Therefore, she belongs to Spanish nationality.

Despite being a celebrity spouse, she prefers to stay away from media attention. She has not yet given interviews or made public appearances with her husband until the World Cup-winning celebration in 2022.

Elisa Montero Job & Professional Life

Montero is now carrying out her full-time job as a wife and mother. She has been playing an influential role in her husband’s professional and personal life.

As per the wiki sources, she is a volleyball player and has knowledge of sports. When her husband went into depression after retirement. she was the one who helped him to find other paths and make a career as a technical director.

Scaloni even thanked her after his team won the 2022 World Cup in Qatar last year. He shared an Instagram post with his wife with a caption which reads, “Just thank you Eli.”

Elisa Montero & Lionel Scaloni First Met In 2008

Elisa and Scaloni have been together for more than a decade. The couple first met in 2008 when she was 30 years old and he was 31 years old.

At that time, Lionel was playing for Mallorca, on loan from Lazio. He spent four months finding her phone number. She was a volleyball player and he went to all the volleyball clubs in that locality to find her.

The couple then started talking and going out together. The duo reportedly got married on 19 May 2018. Afterward, he moved back to Italy and was accompanied by Elisa there.

Montero & Scaloni Have Two Children

Elisa and her husband share two children from their relationship. They have two sons named Ian Scaloni and Noah Scaloni.

The eldest one, Ian was born in Rome, Italy in 2012. Similarly, they welcomed their second son Noah in 2014 in Palma the capital of Mallorca. Scaloni announced the birth of both his sons with a postcard through his social media.

As of now, Montero resides in Argentina with her husband and two sons.