David Villa is considered one of the most famous Spanish football strikers and has played for numerous popular clubs. Some of the clubs associated with him are Barcelona, Athletico Madrid, and Villareal.
Newly, he reached the milestone of 400 goals throughout his career. He is also known to be the highest-paid and renowned striker consisting of maximum net worth and salary. His estimated salary is 5.61 million USD.
|Date of Birth||December 3, 1981|
|Age||36 years old|
|Birth Place||Tuilla, Spain|
Early life and Childhood
On December 3, 1981, David Villa was born in a beautiful village in Langreo, Spain, named Tuilla. His father is Manuel Villa, and his mother is Dorita Villa.
He had suffered from a severe fracture when he was only four years old and got a severe right leg femur fracture. This fracture distracts his football career continuously, so; he worked hard for his recovery.
Talking about his career initiation, David’s first coach was his father. He joined sports school Mario that made him one of the best-known strikers in the world.
In the list of best strikers of today’s generation, David Villa is also included, and he was associated with numerous big soccer clubs. Some of those big soccer clubs are Valencia, Athletico Madrid, and Barcelona. He spent most of his playing career in a Spanish league known as La Liga and started career professionally with Sporting De Gijon club Portugal.
After spending two years with Sporting De Gijon club, he moved to club Real Zaragoza and made a La Liga debut. There, he succeeds in winning Copa del Rey and Supercopa de Espana.
David Villa Biography
David had joined Valencia in 2005. In the five years of his membership in Valencia, he won the Copa Del Rey’s title for the second time. He gave an eye-catchy performance that was noticed by Barcelona’s officer and offered a deal. Later he joined Barcelona in 2010.
After joining club Barcelona, he won his first La Liga and UEFA Champions League title and transfer to Atletico Madrid in 2013, winning his second La Liga title. In this way, he was improving his professional career rapidly.
Again, he joined the MLS franchise New York City and was recognized as a club-record goal scorer. He was an essential part of the Spanish national team because he, along with his team, won UEFA Euro 2008 and the FIFA World cup 2010.
Similarly, he is also the first player of Span ever to reach the tally of 50 goals. He resigned from the international level only after playing the 2014 world cup.
Besides his busy football career, he is a married man. He has married Patricia González in 2003, who was his childhood love. He was in a relationship with his spouse since early childhood when they were in the same profession.
They together have three children that were named Zaida, Olaya, and Luca. He was very active in charity events, and now, he is involved in the UNICEF charity campaigns.
Net worth and salary
The estimated net worth of David Villa is around $50 million, and $7 million is his annual salary. The primary source of his income is his football career that contributed most to his high net worth. He is also ranked in the list of top-10 highest-paid players in MLS and is in the 5th position in the list of top ten players having a minimum salary of $5,610,000.
Talking about his capitals, he has a Porsche 911 car that costs a minimum of $105,000 for one of its models.