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Saúl Ñíguez is a professional football/soccer player who played in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Ñíguez plays Midfielder for Atlético Madrid as number 8. Ñíguez was born on November 21, 1994, in Elche, Spain. This article examines Saúl Ñíguez’s net worth.
As a youth, Saúl Ñíguez played for Real Madrid C.F. during 2006-2008, and played for Atlético Madrid during 2008-2010. Over 2010-2013, Ñíguez played for Atlético Madrid B earning 70 caps and scoring 8 goals. During 2012-, Ñíguez played for Atlético Madrid earning 125 caps and scoring 14 goals. In 2013-2014, Ñíguez played for Rayo Vallecano (loan) earning 34 caps and scoring 2 goals.
Saúl Ñíguez also played nationally. During 2009, Ñíguez played for the Spain national under-16 football team scoring 1 goals, with 4 caps. During 2010-2011, Ñíguez played for the Spain national under-17 football team with 9 caps and 2 goals. In 2012, Ñíguez played for the Spain national under-18 football team earning 3 caps and scoring 0 goals. In 2012-2013, Ñíguez played for the Spain national under-19 football team scoring 0 goals and earning 11 caps. From 2013, Ñíguez played for the Spain national under-20 football team earning 8 caps and scoring 0 goals. From 2013-2017, Ñíguez played for the Spain national under-21 football team earning 25 caps and scoring 9 points. From 2016-, Ñíguez played for the Spain national football team earning 9 caps and scoring 0 goals.
Football/soccer players’ compensations change massively based on location and skill set. In Europe, Premier League compensation average $4-5 million per year, while MLS footballers in the United States make around $200,000 per year. In Latin America, footballers make on average $1-2 million per year, while in China, players receive approximately $200,000. The lowest paying leagues pay as little as $50,000 per year. Highest earning players in Europe may bring in $50 million or more. Specifically for the World Cup, players routinely make $500,000 or less.
So what is football/soccer player Saúl Ñíguez’s net worth in 2018? Our estimate for Saúl Ñíguez’s net worth as of 2018 is:
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