Ilaix Moriba

by John Max 31 Aug,2021
Ilaix Moriba
Personal Info
  • Famous Name Ilaix Moriba
  • Country Guinea GN
Facts
  • Birth Name Moriba Kourouma Kourouma
  • Birth Place Conakry, Guinea
  • Famous Name Ilaix Moriba
  • Father Mamady Kourouma
  • Mother Aissata Kourouma
  • Net Worth $1 million
  • Position in Team Central midfielder
  • Current team RB Leipzig
  • Nationality Spanish and Guinean
  • Ethnicity African
  • Profession Footballer

Moriba Kourouma Kourouma, simply known as Ilaix Moriba is a Guinean professional footballer who is currently signed to RB Leipzig of Bundesliga. Earlier, he was with Barcelona. At the international level, he has played for the Spain U17 national team. 

Conakry, Guinea native, Ilaix Moriba was born on 19th January 2003, under the star sign Capricorn. His mother is Guinean while his father is Liberian. He holds both Guinean and Spanish citizenship cards. He is often compared to the French central midfielder, Paul Pogba for his physicality and creativity. 

How Much Is Ilaix Moriba's Net Worth In 2020? Salary & Market Value

Most recently, Barcelona agree €16m deal with RB Leipzig for Ilaix Moriba. However, the detail about his salary at RC Leipzig is yet to the public. 

While with Barcelona, he earned £676,000 per annum each in 2020 and 2021. His current market value is €25 million, updated on 10th June 2021. 

Besides, he earns a considerable sum as a Nike Athelete. As of 2021, the teenager is already a millionaire with a net worth of $1 million. The best is yet to come. 

Is Ilaix Moriba Dating?

Well, Ilaix Moriba is yet to come out with his love life. There is no information about his relationship or girlfriend in the media. 

Moriba is quite famous on Instagram with 833k followers and we can see there is no lovey dobby scene there. Until there is no official confirmation, he is single.  

Football Career

Club Career

After two seasons at Espanyol (2008-2010), Moriba enrolled at the youth system of Barcelona in 2010. Has played in categories of players far older than him, Moriba is considered one of the best players of his generation. Most notabbly, he had a hat-trick against the Real Madrid U19 when he was only 15. 

In 2019 season, Moriba became a regular for Barca B. On 8th March 2020, he scored his first goal, in a 3-2 win over Llagostera. During the 2020-21 season, he was promoted to the main team for the first time to play in a La Liga match against Granda. However, he remained an unused substitute in a 4–0 away win.

On 21st January 2021, he made his first tea debut against Cornella at the Copa del Rey, where he was replaced by Sergio Busquets in the 74th minute of a 2-0 victory. His La Liga debut came on 13th February 2021 in a 5-1 in a 5-1 victory over Alaves.

On 6th March 2021, he scored his first La Liga goal in a 2–0 away win against Osasuna, becoming the 5th youngest sorer in the club's history, after Ansu Fati, Bijan Krkic, Lionel Messi, and Pedri

On 10th March 2021, he played in UEFA Champions League for the first time in a 1-1 draw against Paris Saint-German. 

Ilaix Moriba is transferred to RB Leipzig from Barcelona for an initial transfer fee of €16 million (£13m/$19m) but could rise to €22m (£19m/$26m) with bonuses.

International

Along with Spain, Ilaix is eligible for Guinea and Liberia to go internationally. On 21st August 2021, he oficially announced, he chose to play with the Guinea national team.

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