Emiliano Daniel Velazquez Maldonado famously known as Emiliano Velazquez is a Uruguayans footballer who currently plays as a central defender for Spanish club Rayo Vallecano on a loan from Getafe CF. He started his professional career with Danubio in 2011.
Velazquez was born on 30 April 1994 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Regarding nationality, he is Uruguayan and his ethnicity is Uruguayans. Born in the late of April, his zodiac sign is Taurus.
Grew up with the passion of football, Velazquez made his youth stint with the Uruguayan side Danubio, where he played his junior years.
Velazquez made his first-team debut for Danubio in a 1-2 loss against the C.A. Bella Vista. He then regularly appeared in all 24 matches in the 2012-13 seasons where netted his first professional goal in a 2-1 win against the Liverpool.
Velazquez then agreed on a five-year deal with Atletico and on the same day he was loaned to Getafe CF for the 2014-15 season. On 28 September, he made his La Liga debut in a 1-0 win against the Malaga CF.
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In the category of Spanish football, he scored his debut goal on 21 December in a 1-1 draw at Granada CF. Due to his remarkable performance; his loan extended another one-year on 2 July 2015. He joined Segunda Division club Rayo Vallecano on 24 August 2017.
Velazquez has represented Uruguay at the U15, U17, & U20 levels of football. On 8 September 2013, he was called up for the main squad by the manager of the Uruguayan team, Oscar Tabarez for a friendly game against Colombia.
Velazquez married his girlfriend after having an affair for some time. The couple organized their wedding in the presence of some important friends and relatives on 29 May 2016.
Currently, the couple is happy in their married life. The relationship between them is inseparable. They do not have children yet. Apart from his skills on the field, he is quite connected with his family members. He is a younger brother of Matias Velazquez who is also a soccer and plays as Defence-centre-Back for Danubio FC.
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Velazquez has reached the age of 23 now. He has a world standing height of 6 feet, which is around 1.82m. He has a balanced & healthy weight of 174 lbs.
Velazquez has a good experience playing with several domestic leagues. His football skills and techniques were not only limited to the Uruguayan club but appreciated in the overseas too. His current transfer fee is known to be around $1.18 million dollars and the highest recorded fee was $4.74 million dollar when he played for Getafe C.F in 2015.
As per some online sources, his wage might be around $200 thousands or less per year. His net worth might be around $800 thousands but there is no any reliable sources.