Hector Bellerin Networth
Hector Bellerin is a Spanish football player who currently plays for Arsenal FC. He plays as a right wingback, nicknamed Speedy Gonzales for his speedy dribbling skills.
He is an integral part of the Arsenal squad and is easily the most preferred right back in the current Arsenal squad.
His experience isn’t limited to Arsenal alone. He has played for Watford briefly on a loan contract where he gained experience, both in the new club and in the Championship, where Watford was featuring then.
Here, you’ll find out Hector Bellerin’s networth, career, awards, biography, and even his personal life.
Hector Bellerin Biography/Early Life
On 19th March 1995, Hector Bellerin was born Badalona, Catalunya in Spain. Most of the young guys who resided in this area nursed a dream to play for FC. Barcelona. Hector Bellerin was no different, as he kick-started his career playing as an offensive right winger for the Barcelona youth team.
He was born to Mr. and Mrs. Mathy Maruno. They were both Spaniards and citizens of Catalonia. Because Bellerin was born in Catalonia, he remains a citizen of Spain by all standards.
Hector Bellerin has a host of tattoos all over his body; the first, being a rosary that he inked at 15 or 16 years because he loved it, and they were not allowed to wear jewelry.
His family was not very financially buoyant. However, they managed to send Hector Bellerin to FC Barcelona at the age of six, and they will forever be thankful that they did so.
In addition to football, Hector Bellerin is also pursuing a diploma in marketing. Although he once complained that the course was remarkably demanding, he added that he loved it. He learns by watching online lectures and classes and takes online examinations for assessment.
Hector Bellerin Career
Hector Bellerin started out his career as a typical 6-year-old boy in Catalonia would, at FC Barcelona. He has been representing Barcelona unprofessionally until 2011 when Arsenal scouts saw an excellent potential in him.
He was later convinced to leave FC Barcelona for Arsenal FC in 2011, but he was not offered a professional contract until the following year.
Before signing a professional contract with Arsenal, he spent some time with Arsenal Youth Team and became an integral part of the squad. He was part of the team that sent the Arsenal Youth Team to the fourth place of the NextGen Series of 2013-14.
Late September 2013, Bellerin replaced Mikel Arteta in what was his first competitive debut for the Arsenal senior team against West Bromwich Albion. The match ended in favor of Arsenal, but it was concluded in penalties.
Seven matches later, Hector Bellerin didn’t play enough to impress Arsene Wenger, and he was sent off on loan to Watford. He made his Watford debut eight days later, against Yeovil Town. Although Watford extended Bellerin’s contract till the end of the season, he didn’t enjoy a great deal at Watford.
He was recalled by Arsenal on February 2014, and he began his second, but successful stint with the club.
Surprisingly, Hector Bellerin didn’t feature in the Champions League until 2014, despite being an Arsenal player for years. Unfortunately, his Champions League debut wasn’t colorful, as Borussia Dortmund thrashed them two-nil.
Hector Bellerin scored his first goal for Arsenal months after his Champions League debut in a 5-0 thrashing of Aston Villa.
The Arsenal player is also a popular host to serious injuries. In what can be described as the most serious injury in his career, Hector Bellerin was ruled out for nine months after being stretchered out of a league game against Chelsea FC in the 70th minute.
According to reports, the injury was a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament, which made him miss the rest of the previous season and the start of the 2019-2020 season. Fortunately, Hector Bellerin made his return to the football in a huge 5-0 victory against Nottingham Forest.
Currently, Hector Bellerin is on a contract that ties him to Arsenal until 2022.
In the international front, Hector Bellerin hasn’t been so active. He isn’t a player who had so many choices, so he obviously went to Spain.
He had played for the Spanish National Team at different levels, reaching the semi-finals of the 2013 European Championship with the Spanish under-19 team. He was invited to the under-21 team, where he played out the full minutes of his debut match against Belarus, where they won 4-0.
He was named as a stand-by player for the 2016 European Championship which was supposed to be an indication that something better is coming for Bellerin. Rays of hope glimmered as Dani Carvajal was ruled out of the first team and replaced by Bellerin due to injury. Unfortunately, Hector Bellerin didn’t feature in the competition until Spain was kicked out in the round of 16. Apart from that experience, he appeared for Spain in a friendly match against Bosnia and Herzegovina, which ended in a victory.
Hector Bellerin Awards
In his somewhat rosy career, Hector Bellerin has managed to gather a few individual and team awards and nominations. Here are the most prominent awards that the Spaniard has won since he kick-started his career as a 6-year-old Catalonia boy.
|Young Catalan Player of the Year||2015||Winner|
|PFA Team of the Year||2015-2016||Winner|
|FIFPro World XI(5th Team)||2016||Winner|
|UEFA European Under-19 Championship Team of the Tournament||2013||Winner|
|FA Cup(x2)||2014-15, 2016-17||Winner|
|FA Community Shield||2015, 2017||Winner|
Hector Bellerin Personal Life
Hector Bellerin is a lover of tattoos and is also a vegan. HE became a vegan in 2017, mainly to improve his health and to perform the extra responsibility of showing good health practices to the world as a footballer.
He must have spent a significant amount of his time on tattoos, as he has a bunch of them on his arms. He has a tattoo of Virgin Mary, one of a family and another Greek lettering which he said was inspired by Call of Duty.
Needful to say that the footballer loves Call of Duty almost as well as he loves football.
Hector Bellerin is currently in a relationship with
Hector Bellerin Net Worth
The 2016 Hector Bellerin Arsenal contract that’s expected to keep him at Arsenal until 2022 is worth a whopping 5.4 Million Euros annually. This breaks it down to about 110,000 Euros weekly and over 14,000 Euros daily.
In the year 2020, Hector Bellerin is worth an estimated $5 million.
His market value is a reported 40 Million Euros.
This is quite impressive, at least for a 25-year-old.
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