Marco Asensio

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Full Name Marco Asensio
Age 24 Years Old
Nick Name Marco Asensio
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date January 21st, 1996
Birth Place Palma de Mallorca, Spain

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Marco Asensio Willemsen well known as Marco Asensio is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a winger and attacking midfielder for Real Madrid and the Spain national team. After starting out at Mallorca, he signed with Real Madrid in November 2014, being consecutively loaned to his former club as well as Espanyol. 

Asensio made his senior debut for Spain in 2016. He represented the nation at the 2018 World Cup.

Real Madrid doctors fear Asensio has torn ACL

Marco Asensio was forced to leave Real Madrid’s second preseason game against Arsenal with a left knee injury and Madrid’s medical staff fear the attacker tore his ACL, which could ultimately mean he might miss a big part of the 2019-2020 season, if not more.

“We’re a bit concerned. It’s his knee, he’s gone straight to the hospital for some tests so we’ll see… But it doesn’t look good. It’s the downside of today for us, we’ve lost a player and we’re pretty gutted. We’re gutted for Marco and hope it will be the least serious possible outcome,” said Zidane after the game.

Real Madrid has not published a medical report yet but Asensio’s injury appears to be serious. This is terrible news for Los Blancos, who were expecting the Spanish attacker to become an undisputed starter on Madrid’s right-wing this season.

Now, if the doctors confirm Asensio tore his ACL, Zidane will have to find someone else to play there on a consistent basis.

Famous For

  • Spanish Footballer currently playing for Real Madrid as an attacking Midfielder.

Early Life of Marco Asensio

Where was Marco Asensio Born?

Marco Asensio was born on 21 January 1996 in Palma, Spain. He holds Spanish nationality and mixed ethnicity of Dutch and Spanish. His birth name is Marco Asensio Willemsen.

He was born and raised by his father Gilberto Asensio who was also a footballer and his mother Maria Willemsen who died of cancer when he was 15 years old along with his brother Igor was also a footballer who played for Platges de Calvia as a defender. Asensio struggled with growth deficiencies in his knees during his youth, which only subsided when he was a teenager. Regarding his educational qualification, it is believed that he passed his high school but there is not a lot of information on this topic but it will be updated soon.

Body Measurement of Marco Asensio

How tall is Marco Asensio?

Famous Spanish footballer and attacking midfielder of Real Madrid Marco Asensio has a good athletic physique with a height of 6ft and a weight of 76 kg. Additionally, He has a charming face with brown eyes and black hair.

Career of Marco Asensio

Club Career

  • Marco started his career and also made his debut from the club Mallorca in the 2013-2014 season in Tercera Division.
  • He made his first competitive appearance for the first team on 27 October 2013, playing the last six minutes in a 1–3 away loss against Recreativo de Huelva.
  • After impressing in his first games, he was promoted to the first team by manager José Luis Oltra.
  • Asensio scored his first professional goal on 16 March 2014, netting the first in a 2–0 home win over CD Tenerife.
  • He was made a starter under new coach Valeri Karpin, scoring against CA Osasuna, Deportivo Alaves  and UE Llagostera within a month
  • On 24 November 2014, Real Madrid reached an agreement in principle to sign Asensio. On 5 December the deal was officially announced, with the player signing a six-year deal for a €3.9 million fee.
  • On 20 August 2015, after making the whole pre-season with Real Madrid, Asensio was loaned to RCD Espanyol in La Liga.
  • Returning to the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium for 2016–17, Asensio's first competitive appearance took place on 9 August, as he played the full 120 minutes and scored through a 25-meter effort in a 3–2 win against fellow Spaniards Sevilla FC in the UEFA Super Cup.
  • Asensio featured 23 times over his first season, scoring three times as the club won the national championship for the first time since 2012.
  • Asensio scored his first goal of the 2017–18 season with a 25-yard finish in a 3–1 win over Barcelona at the Camp Nou, for the Supercopa de Espana,
  • On 28 September 2017, Asensio extended his contract until 2023.
  • Asensio made 11 appearances while scoring one goal during the 2017–18 Champions League.

International Career

  • Being of both Dutch and Spanish descent, he chose to represent Spain although he received an invitation from the Royal Dutch Football Association
  • Asensio made his debut for the under-21 team on 26 March 2015.
  • In July, he was part of the victorious under-19 side at the UEFA European Championship in Greece, where he scored both goals in a semi-final victory over France in Katerini.
  • He got selected in the squad for the 2017 European Under-21 Championship by manager Albert Celades, Asensio scored a hat-trick in his debut in the competition, helping to a 5–0 group stage routing of Macedonia.
  • Back with the seniors, he was included in Julen Lopetegui's squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, making his debut in the competition on 20 June by replacing Real Madrid teammate Lucas Vazquez for the final ten minutes of the 1–0 group stage win against Iran.
  • Asensio scored his first goal for Spain on 11 September 2018, playing the entire 6–0 home rout of Croatia for the UEFA Nations League 

Personal Life of Marco Asensio

Is Marco Asensio Married?
Marco Asensio is an unmarried man but has been in a relationship with Marina Muntaner who is a Model and also the finalist of Miss Balearics Contest. This couple is in a relationship since 2016. There are some rumors of them being split but it is not confirmed as there is no news from this couple of their relationship.

Birthday of Marco Asensio

Marco Asensio celebrates his birthday on the 21st of January. There is also a video of him celebrating his 22nd birthday by cutting a cake with his friends and family on youtube.

Net Worth of Marco Asensio

Marco's Net worth is in Millions and is net worth is estimated to be around $35 Million as he earns from his football salaries and endorsements deals. Currently, with his new contract, Marco earns $93,500 weekly wage from Real Madrid and has a Market value of $83.5 Million.