Luis de la Fuente is a Spanish professional soccer manager who manages the Spanish national football team. Moreover, he is also a former professional soccer player who played for several football clubs, including Bilbao Athletic, Sevilla, and Alaves, from 1978 to 1994. He is one of the most talented and versatile players and coaches Spain ever got in their football era.
Luis de la Fuente was born on June 21, 1961 in Haro, Spain. He is 61 years old, and his star sign is Cancer. The coach stands tall at 5 feet 8 inches and weighs 68 kg. Further, before managing the senior Spain national team, he initially coached Spain U18, U21, and U23 in his early years.
Who Is Luis's Wife? Details On His Wife And Children
2020 Summer Olympics Siver Medalist Luis de la Fuente has removed his family details from the media limelight. As a consequence, we could not express their names and profession. He is a very reserved person. Besides his career, he has never spoken anything about his family members. Therefore, we will keep the tab and update you on this when it is available.
Annual Salary As Spain Head Coach
Before pursuing his career as a football coach, the Spanish national played football professionally. Indeed, he was one of the well-established players of that time. Now he is serving as the head coach of Spain's national team. Therefore, Fuente must earn a handsome amount of money from his career. For your information, the Royal Spanish Football Federation appointed him as a head coach yesterday, i.e., on December 8,
As a Spain head coach, Luis will receive €1,150,000 per annum. Due to his low-key nature, we could not express more about his financial matters. However, as claimed by various online media, his reported net worth is believed to be around $7 Million.
After five years of retirement from football, he again persuaded his career as a football coach for Portugalete in 1999. Coaching Portugalete for a year, the 1982-83 La Liga Champion signed a contract with Divison-Group 4 club, Aurrera, in 2001. Likewise, he managed several football teams, like Bilbao Athletico and Alaves, in 2006 and 2009. After twelve years of coaching experience, the Spain football federation called him to manage its youth level.
After managing the youth system at U19, U21and U23, he was announced the head coach of its senior national team on December 8, 2022.
Stats Of His Playing Career
The Haro Spain native Luis de la Fuente kicked off his footballing journey with Athletic Bilbao in 1978. Reportedly, he made his professional debut on March 8, 1981, in a match against Valencia. Similarly, the Spanish nationality played for several football clubs, such as Sevilla and Alaves. He made a total appearance of 348 games with two goals as a player.
Not only that, but the 61-year-old former player also represented his nation in global tournaments. Fuente mainly expressed at the U18, U21, and U23 levels, playing five international games for his country.