David Villa - Updated May 2024

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Langreo, Spain
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Langreo, Spain

David Villa

David Villa is a Spanish former football player who hails from Langreo, Spain. David Villa is recognized by pundits being one of the top forwards of his generation, and also as one of the all-time top Spanish strikers.

Early Life

David Villa’s birthdate is December 3, 1981, and her birthplace is Langreo, Spain. Her full birth name is David Villa Sánchez. Likewise, he must be 42 years old and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. He holds Spanish nationality. The name of his parents his father, Jose Manuel Villa, and his mother, Dorita Villa. He also has two sisters and their names are Elsa Villa and Aide Villa.

When the footballer was just four years old, he got a very serious right leg femur fracture. Villa’s injury was threatening his career as a footballer. However, he ignored the injury and was working hard, and finally got fine and out of the injury. At the same age, he was sure that he would not get a chance to play again. However, due to his parents’ motivation and support, he eventually was getting well and showed very positive progress from his injury.

His dad was very fond of football and even went on to become his first trainer. , In addition, he started his football career first by joining the UP Langreo and after he was seventeen years old, he went to the Mayo football school. He became the world’s most popular and impressive football striker in the world’s top famous sport “Football”.

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Caption: David Villa when he was young (Source: Instagram)

David Villa – Net Worth 2024

Villa has been earning a good amount of net worth of $50 million. Likewise, his salary is around $7 million which he earns annually. Almost every fortune of him is gained from his professional career as a football player. As of 2018, Villa became one of the highest-paid players in MLS. In other words, he is in fifth place in the top 10 players list acquiring a base salary of around $5,610,000.00. Moreover, he also is the owner of a Porsche 911 car which is worth around $105,000-$191,000.

Career and Professional Life

The football player is popular as one of the top and best strikers of his time. Villa was linked with several big soccer clubs such as Barcelona, Valencia, Villareal, and als0 Athletico Madrid. David spent most of his football career being present in a Spanish league, “La Liga”. Then, he began his professional football career together with Sporting De Gijon Club Portugal. After 2 years, he went to the club Real Zaragoza where he subsequently made a La Liga appearance for the first time.

He also becomes the winner of Copa del Rey and Supercopa de Espana. The football player got together with Valencia in the year 2005 where Villa played for the whole five years. Also, there, he became the winner of the Copa Del Rey title for the 2nd time. The football player’s impressive performance caught Barcelona’s officer’s eyes. In the year 2010, they together made a deal with each other. Then, he turned out to win his 1st La Liga and UEFA Champions League title together with the club Barcelona.

In the year 2013, he went to Atletico Madrid and even won his La Liga title for the second time. After that, he went to the MLS franchise New York City, where he is a club-record goalscorer. The football player was an essential member of the Spanish national team. He even turned out to win the UEFA Euro 2008 and also the FIFA World Cup in the year 2010. The football player is the 1st Spanish player who has ever reached the tally of fifty goals. Then, he got out of the international level after playing in the 2014 world cup.

Some more about his career

Apart from his football career, he also takes part in various charity events. He is very frequently present in the campaigns of UNICEF and various charities. Starting in July 2008, he is conducted yearly, where kids achieve training from professional footballers. The football player even was taking part in a training session together with the kids. He presents in the video game series EA Sports’ FIFA and was also on the cover of the Spanish edition of the video game FIFA 07.

Likewise, Villa was present on the FIFA 16’s cover of the MLS custom edition. In the year 2010, he sang the song, Ïnsurrection” by El Último de la Fila together with Grammy Award-nominated Spanish singer, Ana Torroja. Its recording was prepared for the assignee project Voces X1FIN to give a hand to raise money to construct an art and education school in Mali. Furthermore, he even commented that footballers “are an example for society and we have to be ready to get involved in these projects, where we can help people who need it”.

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Caption: David Villa on the football ground (Source: Instagram)

Relationship Status and Scandal

In the year 2003, David Villa became the husband of his childhood sweetheart, Patricia González. Patricia was also a football player when she was in her teenage days. Together the couple has 3 kids and their names are, Zaida, Olaya, and Luca. In addition to that, Villa’s kids’ names are written on his personal Adidas F50 boots. Apart from this, there is no further information about his love life and many more.

In the summer of the year 2020, the footballer player was accused of sexual harassment which took place at the time of his time at New York City FC. The club’s following investigation found some “inappropriate and unacceptable” doings there, even though he wasn’t introduced by name. Also, he handles the arguments are “totally false”.

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Caption: David Villa with his family (Source: Instagram)

Body Measurements

Regarding Villa’s appearance, he has a good height of 6 feet 9 inches or 1.7 m. Being a football player, he exercises and has a regular healthy diet. The football player has a muscular and very fit body type. Also, the football player has a suitable body weight of around 69 kg or 152 lbs. Moreover, he has a pair of dark brown eyes with dark brown hair color.

David Villa – Social Media

Coming to the social media platform, he has been quite active there. He has an Instagram account where he has gained 6.5 million followers. Likewise, Villa has a Twitter account with 9 million followers. He even has his own Facebook page where he has collected more than 14 million followers. He is already very popular all over social media platforms.