Míchel Salgado Biography

April 7, 2020
First published on:April 7, 2020
by John Max

Facts of Míchel Salgado

Birth Name Miguel Ángel Salgado Fernández
Birth Place As Neves, Spain
Famous Name Míchel Salgado
Father Arturo Salgado
Net Worth $5 Million
Nationality Spanish
Currently Married Yes
Married to Malula Sanz Salgado m. 2000
Children Three

Miguel Ángel Salgado Fernández widely recognized as Míchel Salgado is a Spanish retired professional footballer who played as a right-back for Cella B, Salamanca, Read Madrid, Blackburn Rovers, and Independiente. At the international level, he represented the Spanish national team, earning 53 caps with no goal. 

As Neves, Spain native, Míchel Salgado was born on 22 October 1975, to Arturo Salgado. Under the star sign Libra. The forty-four years hold a Spanish nationality and belong to Spaniard's ethnicity.

Míchel Salgado Net Worth & Salary As Of 2020

As of 2020, Michel Salgado has an estimated net worth of $5 million. The primary source of his income is football: initially as a player and later assistant manager.

Though he has not disclosed his career earning, he is believed to have summoned around $10 million throughout his 18 years of a football career.

Currently, he is serving as an assistant manager to the Egyptian national team. According to the source, the national average salary for an Assistant Manager is $58,445.

Relationship Status: Married; Who is his Wife

For those who don't know, Salgado is the son-in-law of former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz. Yes, he is married to Sanz's daughter, Malula Sanz. The couple tied the knot in 2000 at the Los Jerónimos church in Madrid. 

Míchel Salgado with his wife and children SOURCE: Instagram @therealsalgado

Now the couple shares three children: Mari Luz and Miguel Ánge. On 21 March 2020, Lorenzo Sanz died after testing positive for COVID-19 at the age of 76. 

Club Career

On 22 January 1995, Salgado made his La Liga debut for Celta in a 0-4 aways loss against Real Madrid. The following season, he was loaned out to UD Salamanca. In the 1998–99 campaign, Salgado scored a career-best three goals helping his team finish fifth and qualify for the UEFA Cup.

In 1999, Salgado was purchased by Real Madrid for €11,000,000. At the club, he made 254 games appearance with four goals and also winning two UEFA Champions League, 2002 Intercontinental Cup, and 2002 UEFA Super Cup. 

In 2009, he joined Blackburn Rovers and played for the team under he retired in 2012.

On 18th April, he came out of retirement, starting for Independiente F.C. in a 1–1 draw over C.D. Plaza Amador for the quarter-finals of the Panamanian Clausura tournament.

International Career

Michel Salgado was part of the nation's squads at Euro 2000 and the 2006 FIFA World Cup alongside Fernando Torres, Pepe Reina, and Sergio Ramos.

On 4 September 2018, he became an assistant manager to the Egyptian national team.

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