Emi Buendia

MKhanal 06 Sep,2022

Facts of Emi Buendia

Birth Name
Emiliano Buendía Stati
Married to
Claudia Buendia
Currently Married
Eduardo Buendia
Kaina Buendia
Thiago and Giovanni


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$5 Million
Football player
Currently Club
Aston Villa FC


Married to
Claudia Buendia
Currently Married

Emi Buendia is a rising Argentine professional football player. He currently plays his domestic league in the English Premier League for Aston Villa. Emi turned professional in 2014, playing in the Spanish Football League, La Liga for Getafe. Buendia moved to Aston Villa in 2021 and has signed until 2026. 

Emi Buendia was born Emiliano Buendia Stati on Deembe 25, 1996, in Mar del Plate, Argentina. He is the son of Kaina and Eduardo Buendia. Emi holds dual nationality and is eligible to play for Spain and Argentina. Concerning his physical appearance, Emi stands five feet and eight inches tall and weighs 72 kg. 

Net Worth in Millions? Know About Emi Buendia's Salary, Contract, and Earnings

Emi Buendia has an estimated net worth of more than $5 MIllion. A football player has multiple sources, including sponsorship deals and advertising fees. The average salary of a football player currently playing in the premier league is more than $6.5 Million. Ronaldo is the highest-paid player for 2022, with an annual salary of more than £26,800,000. 

Emi Emi with his wife on their vacation in Dubai SOURCE: Instagram@greengagew

In early 2021, Emi signed a 5-year / £19,500,000 contract with the Aston Villa F.C., including an annual average salary of £3,900,000. In 2022, Buendía will earn a base salary of £3,900,000 while carrying a cap hit of £3,900,000. In 2018, He moved to Norwich City for a reported fee of $1.35 Million. While playing with Norwich City, The player took home a salary of £416,000 in the 2019/20 season, and his salary was the same for the 2020 season. 

Lucas Digne is the highest-paid player for the team, with a salary of £8.5 Million and a weekly salary of £163,462. In early 2021, Philippe Coutinho lowered his salary and joined Aston Villa with an annual salary of £6,500,000. The player is living a lavish lifestyle and owns several luxury cars. 

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Emi Buendia: Proud Father of Two Children

Emi is pretty open about his relationship status and his married life. Buendia does not show much presence on social media. As per sources, The Argentine football player is married to his longtime girlfriend, Claudia. The duo had been dating each other for several years before their marriage. Following his wife's post, we can be sure that They met each other while Buendia played for Getafe in the La Liga. 

EmiEmi with his wife Claudia and their children SOURCE: Instagram@greengagew

Claudia first posted a photo of them together in October 2016. In May 2018, Claudia posted a photo on her timeline with a captain of 6 Months and blotted belly. 

In August 2018, The family of two extended to three with a birth of a son, Thiago. His wife keeps sharing photos and videos of his child on her timeline. In December 2020, The player shared about expecting their second child together. In March 2021, The couple welcomed their second child, Giovanni. 

Who is Claudia Buendia?

Claudia seems to be a model and keeps sharing photos of wearing expensive threads and seems like a gym freak. Her timeline is filled with pictures of her training and workouts. Back in August, they spent some time in sunny Formentera and Ibiza. The wag supports her life partner and keeps attending his games and supporting him. Claudia celebrates her birthday in July. 

Journey From Argentina to English Premier League

Emiliano started playing with his hometown club, Cadetes de San Martin. The player represented the club's youth team in numerous matches and was spotted by the Real Madrid scouts and then moved to Spain and trained with its youth team for the rest of the season and 2010. In mid-2010, He moved to Getafe and spent his next four seasons in their Castilla team. Buendia earned his senior team call in 2014 and signed his first major contract. 

Buendia Buendia celebrates winning the Championship SOURCE: Getty Images

Emiliano made his La Liga debut in February 2015 against UD Almeria. The player extended his contract for five years in 2016. In his first year with the Getafe, He appeared in thirty-four matches and scored seven goals. After a season of his contract extension, Buendia was loaned to Cultural Leonesa in the Spanish league based in Leon. In his loan season, Emiliano scored six goals in forty games. After the loan season, He moved to England and signed a four-year deal with the EFL Championship club, Norwich City. 

Buendia was one of the crucial figures in helping the team to get promotions to the Premier League and championship title. Fans voted him as their third-best player of the season. In July 2019, he signed a new five-year deal to stay at Carrow Road until the summer of 2024. At the end of the 2019 season, The team got relegated to EFL Championship after a season at the top tier. 

Promtion to EPL and Aston Villa

The City remained the favorite to return to the premier league from the beginning. He was voted Norwich's Player of the Season, becoming only the fourth player outside the British Isles to win the award. They eventually got back their promotion to the Premier league. After the upgrade, The player decided to move to the arch-club, Aston Villa. According to sources at Sky Sports, the transfer fee was worth around £38 million.

In his three seasons with the club, Buendia appeared in 113 games and scored twenty-four goals. Emiliano signed until 2026 with Villa, appeared in forty-one games, and scored five goals. 

International Games and Career

Emiliano has represented both Spain and Argentina in international football. He earned his first call for the national team of Spain U19 in 2014 and appeared in three games. The following year, The player moved back to his birthland, made his debut for the Argentina u20 team, and scored one goal in three matches. In February 2022, Buendia earned his senior team call in a friendly game against Columbia. He is among the most likable candidate for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. 

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