Facts of David Villa
|Full Name:||David Villa|
|Birth Date:||December 3, 1981|
|Profession:||Spanish professional footballer|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Net Worth||$50 million|
|Eye Color||dark brown|
|Father||Jose Manuel Villa|
|Siblings||Aide Villa and Elsa Villa|
|Kids||Zaida, Olaya and Luca|
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David Villa Sanchez aka David Villa (born on 3rd December 1981 in Langreo, Spain) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Japanese club Vissel Kobe. Additionally, he has played for many football teams such as Sporting Gijon, Real Zaragoza, Valencia, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, and New York City.
David Villa: Bio, Age, Education
David Villa Sanchez aka David Villa was born on 3rd December 1981 in Langreo, Spain to his parents Jose Manuel Villa and Dorita Villa. As siblings, he has two sisters named Aide Villa and Elsa Villa.
As of 2019, he is 38 years old and belongs to the birth sign Sagittarius. By nationality, he is Spanish. While his ethnicity is White. Talking about his education, the details about his education background is under review.
The Spanish footballer, David stands at a height of 5 feet & 9 inches and weighs 68 kg. At last, he holds 6.2 million followers on Instagram, 9.01 million followers on Twitter and 13 million followers on Facebook.
David Villa: Professional Career
- Firstly, Villa started his football career in 2000 with the team, Sporting Gijon B. He teamed with them till 2001.
- After that, he paired up with Sporting Gijon from 2001-2003.
- Later, David played for Real Zaragoza from 2003-2005 where he won Copa del Rey and Supercopa de Espana.
- Then, he joined Valencia from 2005-2010 where he won his second Copa del Rey title.
- Following year, Villa switched to Barcelona from 2010-2013 and earned his first La Liga and UEFA Champions League title.
- Furthermore, from 2013-2014, he signed with the team, Atletico Madrid and grabbed his second La Liga title.
- Moreover, David entered the team of New York City from 2014-2018 where he became the club record goalscorer.
- In addition to it, his international career includes playing at the 2006 World Cup, 2008 Euro, 2009 Confederations Cup, 2010 World Cup.
- Similarly, David reached Euro 2012 qualifying and missing out on Euro 2012, 2013 Confederations Cup and 2014 World Cup, 2018 World Cup qualifying, and Succeeding Raul as Spain’s No.7.
- Later, he took part in international teams like Spanish National Team, winning UEFA Euro 2008 and the FIFA World Cup 2010.
- Currently, he is playing for the team, Vissel Kobe after he resigned from an international level playing the 2014 world cup.
According to the sources, David has an estimated net worth of $50 million as of 2019. Similarly, he receives an annual salary of $7 million from his profession as per the report.
David Villa: Personal Life; Wife & Kids
Regarding his love life, he married his longtime sweetheart, a professional footballer, Patricia Gonzalez in 2003. Further, the couple welcomed their three kids named Zaida, Olaya, and Luca. Likewise, Villa is also supportive of social work and social welfare. He is active with the campaigns of UNICEF charity.
David Villa: Awards and Achievements
- FIFA FIFPro World11: 2010
- UEFA Team of the Year: 2010
- FIFA World Cup Silver Shoe, Bronze Ball, Dream Team, and Man of the Match: 2010
- UEFA Euro 2008 Golden Boot, Team of the Tournament, and Man of the Match: 2008
- 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup Bronze Shoe, and Team of the Tournament: 2009
- Spanish Player of the Year: 2005-2006
- Zarra Trophy: 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2008-2009, 2009-2010
- USSA Male Athlete of the Year: 2010
- MLS MVP: 2016
- 2016, 2017: MLS Best XI
- MLS All-Star: 2015, 2016, 20147, 2018
- Ride of Fame: September 2015
- NYCFC Most Valuable Player: 2015, 2016, 2017
- 2015: NYCFC Goal of the Year
- NYCFC Offensive Player of the Year: 2016
- MLS Player of the Month: June 2017
- NYCFC Etihad Airways Player of the Month: July 2015, April 2016, September 2016, and November 2017
David Villa: Rumors and Controversy
There is no rumor and controversy regarding his life.