Layun has also played for European clubs such as Atlanta and Watford and made his full international debut for Mexico in 2013. Miguel has represented Mexico at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and won the CONCACAF Gold Cup in 2015.
Miguel Layun was born on June 25, 1988, in Cordoba, Veracruz, Mexico, to his mother, Maribel Prado, and his father. They shared his name, Miguel Layun, and he had been interested in playing football since his early childhood days. He played for the youth club of the Mexican team, Queretaro, in 2003.
His annual salary coming from his current club, Sevilla, is around € 780,000 with a weekly salary of € 15,000 and has a market worth estimated to be £4.5 million as of 2022.
His net worth is assumed to be around $ 4 million in his professional football career.
He began his professional playing career with Veracruz and debuted against Necaxa on April 28, 2007. Miguel Layun became the first Mexican football player to play at the Italian Serie A Atlanta for a reported transfer fee of €625,000 in 2009.
He played his debut match for the club against Chievo on September 27, 2009, and was later transferred to Mexican football club, Club America, in December 2009 and scored his first goal against Toluca on May 2, 2010.
Miguel was the part of the team that went on to win the Liga MX Clausura 2013 and Apertura 2014. He later signed a four and half year deal with English football club Watford in 2015 and made his championship debut against Huddersfield Town, and scored his first goal for Watford in his Premier League debut against Everton.
The Mexican defender was transferred to Portuguese football club Porto as part of a loan agreement for the 2016 season. For an optional buy for a fee of €6 million and made his debut against FC Arouca and scored his first goal against Maccabi Tel Aviv.
He later announced that he signed a permanent contract with Porto on May 28, 2016, for a reported transfer fee of €6 million. Currently, he is playing for the Spanish football club Sevilla as part of a loan deal for the rest of the 2017/18 season.
He made his full international debut for Mexico in 2013 and scored his first international goal against Israel in a friendly on May 28, 2014.
Miguel Layun was part of the Mexican team that went on to win the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015 and is in 23 men's Mexican squads led by Andrés Guardado that has a player such as Marco Fabian and Raul Jimenez in its ranks.
He is of Spanish descent, and by this virtue, he holds a Spanish passport. He has a sister named Marianna, who took part in International Ballet Competition in 2010 and won a bronze medal for Mexico.
Talking about his personal life, he is a happily married man. He was married to his wife, Ana Laura Galván, in 2012. The couple is blessed with a child and currently enjoying a happy and harmonious life.
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