Unai Simon

by MKhanal 26 Dec,2021
Unai Simon
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 4 Inch
Weight in KG 75 kg
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Unai Simón Mendibil
  • Net Worth $1 Million
  • Birth Country Spain
  • Salary £988,000
  • Nationality Spanish
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Religion Christians
  • Profession Goalkeeper
  • Currently Club Athletic Bilbao

Unai Simon is a rising Spanish professional football player. He is currently playing in the Spanish League, la Liga for the Athletic Bilbao. Simon is the team's goalkeeper and wears the no.1 jersey representing the club and the country. 

Unai Simon was born Unai Simon Mendibil on June 11, 1997, in Vitoria, Spain. He did not come from a reputed family. So much about his parents and early life is still under the radar. Talking about his physical appearance, Simon stands six feet and four inches tall and weighs 75 kg. 

Unai Simon's Career in La Liga

Unai started his early football career playing for his hometown club, Aurrera Vitoria. He trained with the team for two years until 2011 and then moved to the Youth team of Athletic Bilbao. The player remained with the team until 2014 and made his senior team debut in 2014, moving to the Spanish football club Basconia. Unai spent two seasons making a thirty-six appearance and then moved to his childhood club, Atheltic Bilbao.

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Simon played for the second team of Athletic Bilbao and earned his senior team cap in 2018. In his early match, Simon showed his potential in the match against Real Madrid. He was made the no.1 goalkeeper in the 2019 season and has been climbing up the stairs. In August 2020, Unai extended the contract with the club until summer 2025. He has made 119 appearances for the team in four seasons. 

International Appearances with Spain

Unai has represented Spain in numerous divisions along with Pablo Sarabia. He earned his first call in 2013 for the Spain U16 team. In 2015, The player appeared in three games for the Spain U18 team. The same year, Simon was part of the U18 and U19 teams. From 2017 until 2019, He made ten appearances for the U21 team and earned his senior team call in 2020. 

Simon was called for the 2020 Olympics game, which was delayed due to the COVID pandemic. He was part of the team until the final match. 

Net Worth, Earning, and Salary

Unai Simon has an estimated net worth of more than $1 Million. He credits most of his net worth to his career in La Liga. Ter Stegen is the highest-earning goalkeeper in La Liga with a salary of close to $5 Million. Simon earns £988,000 as his salary annually and has a weekly wage of £19,000. 

Unai is very early in his career and will be making millions in the future. The player earned £13,520 as his salary in 2015. The following year, His salary remained the same and increased to £24,960 in 2017. 

Who is Unai Simon Dating? Know About His Girlfriend and Relationship Status

Unai is very private about his love life. He has not shared a word regarding his girlfriend and relationship status. Simon could be single, dating, or even married to someone. He could be living a single happy life and focusing on his career. 

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