Player Profile

Cesar Azpilicueta

Cesar Azpilicueta

28 Defender

Nationality :Spain
Date Of Birth :August 28, 1989
Height :178cm
Weight :76kg

Cesar Azpilicueta (born 28 August 1989) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a defender for La Liga club Atlético Madrid and the Spain national team.

QUICK FACTS

Full nameCésar Azpilicueta Tanco
Date of birth28 August 1989 (age 34)
Place of birthZizur Mayor, Spain
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s)Defender

Cesar Azpilicueta Biography, EarlyLife

Mendy was conceived on August 28, 1989. Azpilicueta is a ball defender who works excessively hard. He typically defends and attacks as a wing-back defender as needed.

Northern Spain’s Navarra is home to the municipality of Zizur Mayor, where Cesar was born. At a very young age, he began playing football in a club for his national team in Spain.

Cesar Azpilicueta Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Cesar Azpilicueta’s Height, And Weight

ABC has an athletic body standing at the perfect height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 77 kg. He also has an athletic body type. He has a well-kept figure, but measures such as biceps size, hip size, waist size, shoe size, and so on are currently unavailable. His eyes are dark brown, and his hair is dark brown. He has a healthy and well-balanced physique.

Career

Azpilicueta became the 13th player in Chelsea’s history to make 400 appearances when he featured against Manchester City on 3 January 2021. On 23 May, the final matchday of the league season, he was sent off for appearing to strike Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish during a 1–2 defeat, but the three-game suspension was overturned on appeal. Six days later, he captained the team to a 1–0 victory in the UEFA Champions League Final against Manchester City at the Estádio do Dragão, Porto, winning their first Champions League title in 9 years.

On 28 August 2021, Azpilicueta reached a milestone as he became the fourth Chelsea player to reach 300 Premier League appearances after John Terry (492), Frank Lampard (429) and Petr Čech (333). He started against Liverpool in a 1–1 draw.

On 8 October 2021, Azpilicueta was one of five Chelsea players included in the final 30-man shortlist for the 2021 Ballon d’Or.

On 12 February 2022, Azpilicueta lifted the trophy in the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup Final in their second FIFA Club World Cup Final, the first one being in 2012 when Chelsea lost to Corinthians. With this trophy and the UEFA Super Cup secured shortly before, it meant he became the first and only Chelsea player to have won every major trophy at the club.

On 4 August 2022, he signed a new contract with Chelsea until 2024.

On 1 January 2023, Azpilicueta played his 495th game for Chelsea, surpassing Petr Čech as the non-Englishman with the most appearances for the club. On 21 January, he played his 500th match for the club, becoming only the sixth player (and first foreigner) in its history to reach that milestone.

On 18 February, during a game between Chelsea and Southampton, Azpilicueta was knocked unconscious after being accidentally kicked in the head by Southampton’s Sékou Mara. Mara was attempting an overhead kick late in the game when he missed the ball and connected with Azpilicueta instead. Azpilicueta was rushed to hospital after the incident after being stretchered off the pitch.

On 6 July 2023, Azpilicueta announced his parting with Chelsea, marking the end of a decade-long association with the club. His departure was confirmed via a video message he shared on social media, wherein he signed off as “Your captain Cesar Azpilicueta, aka ‘Dave’ “.

Following their departure from Chelsea, Azpilicueta returned to La Liga after 13 years and joined Atlético Madrid by signing a one-year contract. He made his debut for the club on 14 August in a 3–1 win against Granada in the La Liga.

In 2007, Azpilicueta helped the Spain under-19 team win the UEFA European Championship. Shortly after he moved to the under-21s, being picked for the 2009 European Championships in Sweden where he started three matches in an eventual group stage exit.

On 11 May 2010, 20-year-old Azpilicueta was named by senior side manager Vicente del Bosque in a provisional list of 30 players,givenf the forthcoming edition of the FIFA World Cup. Eventually, he did not make the final cut. A year later, after recovering from a long-term injury, he went to the European Under-21 Championship in Denmar, and won the tournament.

Azpilicueta was picked for Spain’s squad for the 2012 Summer Olympics, after missing out on selection for the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament. Due to the presence of Álvaro Domínguez, he only appeared in the last group match, a 0–0 draw with Morocco at Old Trafford, as the national team exited in the group stage.

Cesar Azpilicueta’s Net Worth

Cesar makes £7,800,000 annually while playing for Chelsea F.C., or £150,000 per week. He is worth roughly €10 million on the transfer market. The estimated net worth of Cesar Azpilicueta is $20 million.

Transfer Value and Records

  • Current market value: €8.00m
  • Highest market value: €40.00m

Cesar Azpilicueta Stats – Detailed

Premier League Stats for Cesar Azpilicueta

GeneralTotalPer 90 MinutesPercentile
Matches Played23N/A
 
48
Minutes134258 min’ per appearance
 
44
Annual Salary€10,754,569N/A
 
99
Matches Started14N/A
 
42
Matches Subbed In9N/A 
Matches Subbed Out7N/A 

Defending Stats

DefendingTotalPer 90 or %Percentile
Goals Conceded140.94
 
79
Minutes Per Goal Conceded96 min’ 
 
80
Clean Sheets835%
 
78
Tackles352.41
 
86
Interceptions171.17
 
70
Ground Duels1278.76
 
44
Ground Duels Won745.10
 
64
Aerial Duels Won261.79
 
75
Dribbled Past60.41
 
69
Clearances422.90
 
83
Shots Blocked40.28
 
63
Penalties Given Away00.00
 
99

Yellow Cards, Red Cards, and Foul Stats

Cards & FoulsTotalPer 90Percentile
Yellow Cards3  
Red Cards0  
Total Cards30.2
 
54
Minutes Per Booking447 min’ / card 
 
58
Cards Over 0.5313%
 
54
Fouls Committed231.59
 
79
Fouled Against60.41
 
19

Cesar Azpilicueta’s Wife, Marriage, Children

He wed Adriana Guerendiain, his young lover, in June 2015. Throughout their entire professional journey, they have been by each other’s side. Even though they make a cute couple, Cesar’s wife prefers to avoid media attention due to privacy concerns. Additionally, Cesar and his life partner have begun their own family and are the parents of three children—two daughters and a son. The couple has three kids altogether.

Cesar Azpilicueta Awards

Marseille

  • Coupe de la Ligue: 2011–12
  • Trophée des Champions: 2010, 2011

Chelsea

  • Premier League: 2014–15, 2016–17
  • FA Cup: 2017–18; runner-up: 2016–17, 2019–20, 2020–21, 2021–22
  • Football League Cup/EFL Cup: 2014–15; runner-up: 2018–19, 2021–22
  • UEFA Champions League: 2020–21
  • UEFA Europa League: 2012–13, 2018–19
  • UEFA Super Cup: 2021
  • FIFA Club World Cup: 2021; runner-up: 2012

Spain U19

  • UEFA European Under-19 Championship: 2007

Spain U21

  • UEFA European Under-21 Championship: 2011

Spain

  • FIFA Confederations Cup runner-up: 2013
  • UEFA Nations League runner-up: 2020–21

Individual

  • Chelsea Players’ Player of the Year: 2013–14
  • UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season: 2018–19
  • UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: 2020–21

FAQ

What is the net worth of Cesar Azpilicueta?

His net worth is 20 million dollars.

What is the height of Cesar Azpilicueta?

His height is 5 feet 10 inches.

What is the age of Cesar Azpilicueta?

His age is 34 years as of 2023.

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