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Victor Cruz Net Worth

January 21, 2019
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How much is Victor Cruz worth? $17 Million

How did Victor Cruz earn his money and wealth? 

Victor Cruz, an American football wide recipient, was born on 11th November 1986. Cruz went to Paterson Catholic High School and is a post-graduate from Bridgetown Academy. He later went to the University of Massachusetts. He joined New York Giants, a professional football team in 2010. In the first game after he signed with New York Giants, against New York Jets, the team won by 31-16. He Continues in New York Giant till 2017, re-signing his contract.

Although he began from the Junior Season, Cruz was ranked fourth on the all-time UMass receptions list as he finished his career with 131 catches at the University of Massachusetts. He has a record of having scored 11 touchdowns under 2,000 receiving yards. During the years 2008 and 2009, Cruz was part of the first-team All-Colonial Athletic Association as a wide receiver.

In 2013, Cruz signed a restricted free agent tender for $2.879 million. He also extended his contract to five years for $45.879 million. In 2017, he signed with Chicago Bears for one year.

In October 2014, while playing against the Philadelphia Eagles, Cruz suffered an injury that resulted in a torn patellar tendon and ended his participation in the season prematurely but not before he had managed to produce 337 receiving yards and a touchdown. His recovery took up most of 2015 and he was finally placed on injured reserve towards the end of the season in November.

Cruz has appeared in the episodes of TV series Ballers, a series on a group of football players and their families, in 2015. Also in the year, he appeared in the first episode of Complex Closet, as himself. He also appeared as a guest in news program “Today”. Cruz then appeared on the talk show, Live Kelly & Ryan, hosted by Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest. He also came in the debate show Mike and Mike in 2016.

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