Spanish football player Marco Asensio has set a name of a youngest potential player by scoring one of the three goals in the 2016 UEFA Super Cup that led the team to victory. Because of his consummate skills, Asensio was moved to a senior team while he was still a junior in Mallorca. The Spanish forward has established himself as one of the most important players in the Real Madrid team. In this article, we focus on the Real Madrid gem Marco Asensio’s net worth, salary, wife/girlfriends, as well as his footballing side.
Who is Marco Asensio?
Marco Asensio Willemsen was born in Palma, Majorca, Spain (21 January 1996) is a professional football player who plies his trade as an attacking midfielder for Real Madrid and Spain National Team. Being scouted by Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, Asensio debuted his senior with Mallorca’s reserves in the 2013-2014 season in Tercera division. He was born to a Spanish father, Gilberto Asensio, and Dutch mother, Maria Gertruida Margaretha Willemsem. His father was also a footballer during his time at Athletic Bilbao. He played as a forward who would roam freely and even drop back to help in defense. His mother has named him after her favorite Netherlands footballer ‘Marco van Basten’ and declared his son as a Real Madrid player a long time ago. In his teenage years, he also struggled with growth deficiencies in his knees.
According to the supremo of Real Madrid Florentino Perez: “12 years ago Asensio parents had told him that his son would play for Real Madrid one day.”
Marco Asensio once said- “Ever since I was young, I don’t know why I supported Real Madrid and I always admired them.”
His mother died of cancer in 2011 when Asensio was just 15 and after that each goal he scores is dedicated to her mother. Asensio grew up with his brother Igor who is also a football player and plays as a defender for ‘Platges de Calvia.’
Zinedine Zidane used to be his idol when Asensio was younger and he also used to have Zidane poster in his room. Moreover, Asensio revealed it in one of his interviews that he is so proud to have Zidane as his coach now because he can learn things from him and it was incredible for Asensio.
He became instantly Social Media famous by gaining 290,000 Twitter followers and over 6 million followers on Instagram.
Debut in the profession- 27 October 2013
Current Club- Real Madrid
In the team since- 1 July 2015
Contract until- 30-06-2023
Position- Attacking Midfielder
Jersey number- 20
Height- 5ft. 11inch.
Weight- 70 Kg
Body Measurements- 42-32-14.5
Hair Color- Black
Eye Color- Black
Zodiac Sign- Aquarius
Earning source- Spain National Team, Club deals Sponsorship deals
Hobbies- Besides playing football he also like to listen to music, playing video games, visiting beautiful places
Favorite food- Italian
Favorite Football player- Sergio Ramos
Marco Asensio Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be 6.5 million euros until June 2018. The forward earns a salary of around €100,000 euros per week with the Santiago Bernabeu outfit.
Marco Asensio Girlfriend
The Spaniard dated a 24-year-old Spanish model Marina Muntaner. She was born on 14 February 1993, in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. They dated each other from August 2016 to December 2016.
The youngster was given an Audi S5 Coupe along with all the Real Madrid players for the new season. He also has Audio Q7 e-Tron 3.0 TDI Design 373 CV
Asensio has been humiliated on the internet for missing Champions League after he got an infection will shaving his legs.