|Saúl Ñíguez Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 0½ in|
|Date of Birth||November 21, 1994|
Saúl Ñíguez is a Spanish professional footballer who is best known for his career as a central or defensive midfielder for the Spain national team and La Liga club Atlético Madrid. He has also played for teams like Rayo Vallecano and Chelsea in the past. During the course of his career, Saúl has won several tournaments such as Supercopa de España, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, UEFA European Under-19 Championship, and has been the recipient of honors like “UEFA European Under-21 Championship Golden Boot”.
Saúl Ñíguez Esclápez
Professional Soccer Player
- Father – Jose Antonio Niguez (Former Soccer Player)
- Siblings – Aaron Niguez (Older Brother) (Professional Soccer Player), Jonathan Niguez (Older Brother) (Professional Soccer Player)
Niguez is signed with FDF.
6 ft 0½ in or 184 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Saul Niguez dated –
- Yaiza – Saul has been in a relationship with Yaiza.
Race / Ethnicity
- Short stubble beard
- Hazel eyes
Saul has not been seen in any TV advert yet.
However, he has been under contract with the well-known sportswear brand Nike.
Best Known For
- Being a member of the Spanish club Atletico Madrid with whom he was able to reach the finals of the 2015-2016 Champions League season, eventually falling short of their biggest rivals Real Madrid.
- Also known for winning the Copa Del Rey trophy with Atletico Madrid.
First Soccer Match
Niguez had his debut for Atlético Madrid on March 8, 2012 in a UEFA Europa League match against Besiktas JK.
Saul made his La Liga debut on April 21, 2013 in a 1-0 victory over Sevilla FC.
- Defensive contribution
- Aerial duels
- Holding on to the ball
- Blocking the ball
- Stealing the ball and ball interception
Saul Niguez Facts
- In 2008, Niguez shifted to Madrid. At the time, he was only 13 years old.
- He first began playing soccer at the youth team of Real Madrid.
- In the summer of 2011, Saul enrolled himself into the Atletico Madrid’s first team for a pre-season preparation.
- Saul was sent on a season-long loan to Rayo Vallecano on July 21, 2013.
- He appeared in a total of 47 matches for the youth national teams of Spain.
- He won the 2012 U-19 UEFA European Championship with Spain.