Well renowned with the nickname “El Guaje,” Spanish international David Villa is one of the best strikers in Football. Spanish international professional footballer Villa plays for football club Inter Milan after his transfer from Tottenham Hotspurs in January 2020. The former UEFA champions’ league winner has played in many major tournaments with clubs like Valencia, FC Barcelona, and Atletico Madrid. David is a versatile player who can play excellently even at winger position and mainly as the striker or central forward. He has scored many goals and assisted his teammates in major competitions like the UEFA champions’ league and the international games. Villa has played for his national team for a long time, earning his 98 Caps until after his debut in 2005.
Footballer Villa has won many major trophies, like the Spanish league title and the UEFA champions’ league. Footballer David is widely regarded as one of the finest midfielders of the game due to his heading quality, passing skills, and shooting skills during the game. This biography on football star David Villa covers some of the important moments from his early life till date.
Biography: David Villa
|Full name||David Villa Sanchez|
|Nickname||Also nicknamed “El Guaje.”|
|Date of birth||3-12-1981|
|Father’s name||Jose Manuel Villa|
|Mother’s name||Dorita Villa|
|Siblings||Two sisters only|
|Brother’s/Sister’s name||Aide Villa and Elsa Villa|
|Height||5.9 feet (1.75 m)|
|Weight||72 Kg (158 pounds)|
|Body measurement||Chest size: 40 inches Waist size: 32 Inches Biceps: 14 inches|
|Body type||Athletic body|
|Eye color||Dark brown color|
|Hair color||Dark brown color|
|Shoe size||10 (US)|
|Wife/girlfriend/ex-wife||Girlfriend whose name is Patricia Gonzalez|
|Children||One son and two daughters|
|Children name||Son whose name is Luca Villa Gonzalez and two daughters whose names are Zaida Villa Gonzalez and Olaya Villa Gonzalez|
|Net worth||Around 50 million dollars|
|Playing position||Striker and central forward|
|Social media presence||Instagram, and Twitter|
|Source of Income||Endorsement, sponsorship, and merchandise|
|Last Updated||Dec 2021|
Spanish international David Villa was born to his father Jose Manuel Villa and mother Dorita Villa. Both his father and mother are from Spain. He was born in a middle-class family in Spain called Langreo. VIlla also has two sisters whose names are Aide Villa and Elsa Villa. Showing good signs early, he grew up playing football with his brother and friends.
The talented child Villa was soon recruited in the ranks of the local club UP Langreo, and in early 2000 he joined the Spanish football club Sporting Gijon before finally moving to Valencia football club. He played with number 7 on his jersey during his days at FC Barcelona, who wore the same number 9 at Atletico Madrid. Likewise, he used Villa as his name in his club and his national team kit during his career. Starting as an attacking midfielder in his early days, he excelled at many midfield positions.
David Villa Age, Height, Weight, and Body measurement
David Villa, a former World Cup champion, was born on February 14, 1992, making him 40 years old. (As of 2021) His religion is Christian, and his Zodiac (horoscope) sign is Sagittarius. He used to play football with the kids in their neighborhood, according to his father. Delighted with his son’s skill, his father took him to local clubs in Spain, where he was quickly enrolled into Sporting Gijon’s juvenile squad. Villa has continued to play at a high level since then, making him one of the finest players in contemporary football.
David Villa is 5 feet 9 inches tall and has an athletic build. He has an average weight for a professional footballer, weighing roughly 158 pounds (72 kilograms) at rest. Villa’s eyes are dark brown, and his hair is also dark brown. He is a consummate professional who takes excellent care of his physique, training, and food. He has a chest span of 40 inches and a waist of 32 inches. Likewise, his athletic biceps measure 14 inches. Likewise, David uses a shoe size of 10 (US).
David Villa Salary and Net worth
As per multiple reports, David Villa is worth around $50 million to date. David has played for a variety of teams, including Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona. Therefore a large portion of his earnings is made up of Football Club pay and additional incentives, endorsement, and sponsorship deals. After making his debut in 2005, he went on to make 98 appearances for his country.
He has also earned a sizable wage while representing his country. Sporting Gijon signed him at an early age, where he earned a signing bonus and salary according to his contract. Likewise, he was again signed by Spanish team FC Barcelona in a 44 million dollar deal where he played for three seasons. Likewise, he also played for his rival Spanish club Atletico Madrid, earning a salary and performance bonus. He also owns extraordinary cars in his collection, such as Porsche and Audi.
David Villa Wife| Personal life
The former champions’ league winner David Villa follows Christian religion, and his Zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He also has two sisters apart from him. He is married to a woman he has known for a long time. Her name is Patricia Gonzalez. During his time at FC Barcelona, the pair fell in love. They have one son, Luca Villa Gonzalez, and two daughters, Zaida Villa Gonzalez and Olaya Villa Gonzalez.
David has a sizable fan base on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has an athletic body, and as a former professional football player, he spends a large amount of time in the gym and training. He takes excellent care of his physique, training, and food, making him one of the sport’s most exceptional professionals.
Style of play and playing position
David Villa is one of the intelligent and versatile Footballs having beautiful trophy collections throughout his career. His finishing, shooting, and dribbling qualities make him one of the best forwards in Football. He has excellent finishing and shooting skills. Villa has won several major trophies like the Spanish league title and the champions’ league, playing many big football clubs. He has played mostly as the striker and central forward in his professional football career. He is famous as a heading and shooting specialist player in Football.
David Villa Instagram
David Villa is also quite active on social media like Instagram and Twitter. Footballer Villa keeps updating the fans about the matches and his announcements. He posts pictures of his vacations in different places, family, and his teammates, earning him huge fan followings worldwide. He uploads pictures of his cars, watches, and children on social media.
Instagram: 6.9 million followers
Twitter: 8.9 million followers
David Villa FIFA 22 rating
David Villa is currently retired, so he is unavailable for the game. He was available until FIFA 20, where his rating was 79. Being a striker, he had the highest shooting and lowest defending attributes in FIFA 20. His individual FIFA 20 rating for different attributes are:
- Pace: 65
- Shooting: 81
- Passing: 74
- Dribbling: 80
- Defense: 34
- Physical: 67
- David Villa was born to a middle-class family, and he had a passion for Football from early childhood.
- Surprised by his talent, he was soon recruited into the ranks of the local club UP Langreo, where he spent a few years.
- He was soon transferred to the Spanish club Sporting Gijon’s junior team, promoted to the senior squad a few years later.
Professional career (Playing from 2001-20)
- David Villa played for Spanish club Sporting Gijon from 2000 to 2003, where he scored 25 goals in just two seasons.
- After two seasons with Rival Spanish club Real Zaragoza, he was sold to FC Barcelona for 8 million dollars, where he achieved immense success.
- He went on to win multiple major trophies with the club like The UEFA champions’ league, a Spanish league title, and the FIFA club world cup.
- Villa was again transferred to Atletico Madrid, scoring 13 goals in 36 appearances.
- He became the first player to sign for New York City FC, where he was assigned the number 7 shirt.
- Villa also played his last season for Japanese club Vissel Kobe for the 2019-20 season.
David Villa trophies and titles:
- Copa del Rey and Supercopa de Espana winner with Real Zaragoza
- Copa del Rey winner with Valencia
- Two times Spanish league title and Supercopa de Espana winner with FC Barcelona
- UEFA champions league and UEFA super cup winner with FC Barcelona in 2011
- FIFA club world cup winner with FC Barcelona
- Copa del Rey winner with FC Barcelona
- Spanish league title winner with Atletico Madrid for 2013-14 season
- Emperor’s Cup winner with Vissel Kobe in 2019
- FIFA world cup winner with Spanish national team in 2010
- European championship with Spanish national team in 2008