Miguel Almirón - Updated Jun 2024

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Miguel Almirón

Miguel Angel Almiron Rajala is a Paraguayan footballer who currently plays for Atlanta United in Major League Soccer. Miguel Almirón also plays international football for his country of Paraguay.

Early Life

Miguel Almirón was born on February 10, 1994 (age 27 years), in Asunción, Paraguay. His mother’s name is Sonia Almiron and his father’s name is Reuben Almiron. He had about 5 siblings.

Professional Life

Miguel Almiron began his football career as a youngster. Almiron began his football career with the club Nacional, where he made his first appearance at the age of 14. In 2008, he signed a deal as a youth player with the club Cerro Porteno.

Similarly, he was a youth player for five years before making his first-team debut with Cerro Porteo on March 10, 2013. Deportivo Capiata was Almiron’s first opponent. Almiron scored his first goal against Rubio Nu on April 19, 2013, exactly a month after his debut.

In August 2015, Almirón joined the Argentine Primera Division club Lanus, where he played a key role in the team’s title win in 2016 managed by Jorge Almiron.

Following his impressive success in the Argentine Primera División, the MLS team Atlanta United offered a contract, which he accepted on December 5, 2016.

Almiron was a key player for Atlanta United, and he was described as the team’s “heartbeat.” On March 12th, Almiron scored his first goal against Minnesota United, a fellow MLS newcomer.

Miguel Almirón at a match (Source: Sky Sports)

Later that month, against Houston Dynamo, Almiron scored his second hat trick in club history. Almiron continued his goal-scoring form against New York City a week later, scoring two goals. Similarly, Almiron was named a Team of the Week seven times in his MLS career and was named Player of the Week twice. He was named to the league’s best XI as well as Rookie of the Year at the end of the season.

Net worth 2023

Miguel Almiron is one of Atlanta United’s highest-paid players. The base salary for Miguel Almiron is around $1,912,500.00. Miguel is the 12th highest-paid player in the history of the Major Soccer League (MLS).

The Paraguayan international’s overall salary for this year is just under $2.3 million, according to the most recent statistic published by the MLS Players Union, making him the highest-paying player in MLS history.

According to a recent statistic, he earns approximately $209,000 per target produced, and Almiron’s current market valuation is approximately $9 million. Despite his popularity and fame, he has not received any brand endorsement deals as of now. However, it is possible that in the near future, he might start to endorse brands.

Relationship Status

There is currently no information available about Miguel Almirón’s relatives or siblings. Alexia Notto is the girl Almiron is dating. Similarly, he keeps sharing pictures of himself with his girlfriend on one of his social media accounts, so the couple seems to be dating happily (INSTAGRAM).

Miguel Almirón – Body Measurement

The Paraguayan international, who is 24 years old, stands about 5 ft 9 inches tall. He has black hair color and dark brown eyes.

Miguel Almirón – Social media

Miguel Almirón has gained Twitter and Instagram accounts. His Instagram account  @miguel_almiron has gained more than 699k followers.