Saúl Ñíguez


Saúl Ñíguez Bio

Who is Saúl Ñíguez

Saúl Ñíguez Esclápez famous as Saul Niguez is a Spanish professional footballer who currently plays as a central and defensive midfielder for Club Atletico de Madrid. He made his senior full debut for Spain in 2016 and named to the final squad for the 2018 World Cup.

Early Life (Childhood)

Saúl Ñíguez came from a football background, as his father Jose Antonio played as a striker for Jose Antonio. Both of his brothers, Aaron and Jonathan Niguez, are also a professional footballer. His youth career started with Real Madrid, from 2006 to 2008, and Atletico Madrid, from 2008 to 2010.

Interesting Facts

Saúl Ñíguez represented Spain at the U-16, U-17, U-18, U-19, U-20, & U-21 levels. He was the prominent member of Spanish Under-19 that went on to win the UEFA European Under-19 Championship held in 2012 at Estonia. He was selected by the manager Julen Lopetegui for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. His annual salary estimated to be around £4.5 million for playing with the Atletico Madrid with the weekly wage of £90,000. As of May 30, 2018, his current market value is reported to be reported to be €70 million. His total earnings boosted his net wealth. He has a staggering net worth of $12 million which is increasing day per day. His major endorsements include Nike sportswear. He also made collections of several cars in his list which include, Mercedez, Audi, and Rolls-Royce.

Personal Life

Saúl Ñíguez is neither married nor single. Currently, he is in an affair with his girlfriend, Yaiza. The couple is open to the public. He also posted a picture kissing each other on his Instagram account. Aside from his professional career, he loves traveling. He is a huge pet lover and owns two dogs.


As an individual, Saúl Ñíguez won numerous awards which include, UEFA European Under-19 Championship Team of the Tournament: 2012, UEFA European Under-21 Championship: Golden Boot 2017, UEFA European Under-21 Championship Team of the Tournament: 2017, UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season: 2017–18.


Any kind of rumor and controversy has not affected his professional as well as personal life.