Kepa Arrizabalaga

by Jack Ol 17 Dec,2017
Kepa Arrizabalaga
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 1 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Kepa Arrizabalaga Revuelta
  • Birth Place Ondarroa, Spain
  • Famous Name Kepa Arrizabalaga
  • Net Worth €8 million
  • Salary £10 million
  • Nationality Spanish
  • Currently Working For Chelsea
  • Currently Married No
  • Affair with Andrea Perez
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  • Girlfriend Andrea Perez

Professional goalkeeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga currently plays for Spain national team and Premier League Club Chelsea. The 23 years old footballer has played for many clubs like Basconia, Bilbao Athletic, Ponferradina, and Athletic Bilbao etc.

 

As of 2019, Kepa's annual salary is believed to be about £10 million with the weekly wage of £195,000. He has an estimated net worth of €8 million in 2019.

Kepa Arrizabalaga Bio and Early Life

Kepa Arrizabalaga was born on October 3, 1994, in Ondarroa, Spain. He belongs to white ethnicity and holds a Spanish nationality.

Club Career

Kepa Arrizabalaga began his career joining youth team of Athletic Bilbao in 2004. He spent eight years with the junior team from 2004 to 2012  and made his profession debut with the Basconia F.C in 2011. Further, he left the club after making 31 appearances in 2013.

Besides, Kepa Arrizabalaga was included in Bilbao Athletic in 2012. He has played in 50 matches for the team until 2015.

Kepa Arrizabalaga was loaned to Ponferradina and made his debut against Racing de Santander in 2015. He then transferred to Athletic Bilbao and sent on a loan to Valladolid in 2015. So far he has played in 39 matches for the club.

There are rumors Real Madrid have agreed a £22 million deal for Kepa Arrizabalaga, however, the rumors were proved to be false.

Kepa signed with the Premier League club Chelsea on 8 August 2018 after Chelsea agreed to pay the release clause of €80 million / £71.6 million- making him the highest paid goalkeeper breaking the record previously set by Alisson Becker.

Recently in February, Kepa was heavily criticized for refusing to be substituted in the EFL Cup final against Manchester City which they lost in the Penalty shootout by 4-3.

International Career

Kepa Arrizabalaga has represented his team in Spain U-18, U-19, U-21. He has played 2 matches for U-18, 6 for U-19, and 22 for U-21. He missed the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup due to injury and replaced by Ruben Yanez.

Arrizabalaga then called up to the senior team in 2017 and made his professional debut against Costa Rica replacing Pepe Reina. As of now, he has won 1 caps for his national team. He is the member of the U-19 team that won UEFA European U-19 Championship in 2012.

His current teammates are David de Gea and Sergio Ramo etc.

Personal Life of Kepa Arrizabalaga

Kepa Arrizabalaga is in a relationship with his girlfriend Andrea Perez but hasn't shared many details about his partner. He often posts snaps with his girlfriend on Instagram and was on a vacation with his girlfriend in Mexico.

 
 
 
 
 
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The couple might be dating each other since 2014 or earlier. Kepa's girlfriend is a graduate in teaching. Perez deleted her Insta account earlier after she posted a controversial photo hinting Kepa's possible move to Madrid which she deleted later. However, she is back now.

 
 
 
 
 
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He is 1.86m tall (6 feet 1 inch) in height and 85 kg weight.

Arrizabalaga is on Instagram with around 655 k followers and 152 k followers on his official Twitter account.

Net Worth and Salary of Kepa Arrizabalaga

Currently, his net worth is estimated to be €8 million. Arrizabalaga currently earns £195,000 as his weekly wage from Chelsea with the annual salary reported to be around £10 million. He used to earn around £1,000,000 as a yearly salary earlier while playing for the Spanish club. 

One of the highest paid goalkeepers currently, Kepa lives a luxurious and healthy lifestyle with the earnings made through his football career. He also has several cars in his collection.

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