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Ángel Mena Biography

Facts About Angel Mena

Celebrated NameAngel Mena
Age35 Years Old
Nick NameAngel
Birth NameÁngel Israel Mena Delgado
Birth Date1988-01-21
Profession Footballer
Place Of BirthGuayaquil, Ecuador
Birth NationEcuador
FatherMiguel Angel Mena Boyas
Marital StatusMarried
WifeShirley Posligua
Sexual OrientationStraight
Source of WealthFootball career
Net Worth$5 million
Salary£988,000 per year
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight62 kg
Hair ColorDark brown
Eye ColorDark brown
Body TypeAthletic
Shirt Number13
Current TeamLeon
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Angel Israel Mena Delgado is an Ecuadorian professional footballer who is excellently known as Angel Mena. He is well recognized for playing as a winger for Liga MX club Leon and the Ecuador national team. His shirt number is 13. He first started his youth career playing for the Emelec club in 2004 and then began his senior career in 2007 for Emelec as well. In 2015, he made his debut appearance for the Ecuador national team and in 2017, he started playing for the Cruz Azul club. Angel has won several awards for his playing including Assist Leader in the Serie A 2014 season. Moreover, he is also active on social media as he has earned more than 264K followers on his Instagram account.

Angel Mena famous for

  • He is an Ecuadorian professional footballer.
  • He plays as a winger for Liga MX club Leon and the Ecuador national team.

Where is Angel Mena from?

Angel Mena stepped into the world for the very first time on 21st January 1988 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. His real name is Angel Israel Mena Delgado and his religious belief is in the Christian religion. Being born in Ecuador, he holds Ecuadorian nationality and belongs to Ecuadorian-black ethnic background. Angel celebrated his 34th birthday in 2022 and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Aquarius. Thus, his race is black. He is the son of his father, Miguel Angel Mena Boyas and his mother's name has not been disclosed yet. 

Who does Angel Mena play for?


  • Angel Mena kicks off his professional football career with Club Sport Emelec where he extended his contract until 2017 and played in 129 games for the national championship and scored 25 goals.
  • In 2007, he debuted in the first division and scored his first official goal on 16th March 2008 at the Tecnico Universitario.
  • He was then loaned to Deportivo Cuenca in 2010 and in 2011, he returns to Club Sport Emelec, and was champion in 2013 and 2014.
  • He extended his contract with the club for two years in February 2015 after scoring 14 goals as Emelec won the 2014 championship.
  • Also, he scored the first goal in the 2014 Ecuadorian Serie A season final match against Barcelona SC, winning 3-0.

Cruz Azul

  • Angel joined Mexican side Cruz Azul in 2017 and on 12th February of the following year, he scored an impressive free-kick goal against Santos Laguna which earned Cruz Azul a 2-2 draw.

International career

  • Angel Mena was first called up to the Ecuador national football team in April 2014 and was called for Ecuador's provisional 30-man squad for World Cup 2014 in Brazil.
  • Later the interim coach of the Ecuadorian national team, Sixto Vizuete called up him in 2014 to play friendly matches against Bolivia and Brazil. Unfortunately, Angel suffered an injury that prevented him from playing with the national team.
  • On 28th March 2015, he made his debut in a match against Mexico, coming in as a sub for Jefferson Montero.

    Awards and Achievements


    • Serie A: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

    Cruz Azul

    • Copa MX: Apertura 2018


    • Liga MX: Guardianes 2020
    • Leagues Cup: 2021


    • Serie A Assist Leader: 2014
    • Liga MX Golden Boot: Clausura 2019
    • Liga MX Offensive Midfielder of the Year: 2018-2019
    • Liga MX Best XI: Clausura 2019, Guardianes 2020, Apertura 2021
    • Liga MX All-Star: 2021

    Transfer News

    • Club Leon on 1st January 2019 for free
    • Cruz Azul on 1st January 2017 at 2.9m euros
    • Emelec on 25th January 2011 for free
    • Deportivo Cuenca on 20th April 2010 

    Who is Angel Mena married to?

    Angel Mena is a married footballer. He tied the knot with his beautiful wife, Shirley Posligua. The couple met each other while they were both teenagers and were attending high school. The pair is also blessed with two daughters whose details have not been revealed yet. Angel and Shirley are having a good time together, which signifies they do not have affairs with other people. Furthermore, talking about Mena's sexual orientation, he is straight.

    How much is Angel Mena's Net Worth?

    Angel Mena has a net worth of $5 million as of 2022 and he also earns a handsome amount of salary which is around £988,000 per year. He had a deal of €2.85m when he got signed to CD Cruz Azul. As Angel is also a national player, he might be earning a fair sum from representing the national football team of Ecuador. At the time of this post, his market value is €1.50m whereas his highest market value was €3.00m as of 13th August 2019. In addition, his major source of income is his football career and he is sincere in his work.

    What is the Height of Angel Mena?

    Angel Mena has unarguably accomplished a decent height career-wise. He stands at an ideal height of 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) with a balanced body weight of 62 kg. His hair and eyes color is dark brown. Besides, his body build type is athletic.

    Trivias About Angel Mena You Need To Know.

    • He has won several awards for his playing including Assist Leader in the Serie A 2014 season.
    • He married Shirley Posligua and together they have two daughters.
    • He first began his youth career playing for the Emelec club in 2004.
    • He is also known for his playing as a winger with the Ecuador national team.
    • He debuted in the first division in 2007.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Angel Mena.

    Where was Angel Mena born?

    Angel Mena was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

    Who is the father of Angel Mena?

    The father of Angel Mena is Miguel Angel Mena Boyas.

    What is the net worth of Angel Mena?

    The net worth of Angel Mena is $5 million.

    What is the salary of Angel Mena?

    The salary of Angel Mena is £988,000 per year.

    What is the color of Angel Mena's hair?

    Angel Mena hair color is Dark brown.

    What is the color of Angel Mena's eye?

    Angel Mena eye color is Dark brown.

    Angel Mena Biography

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    Ángel Mena Biography title=
    Celebrated Name Angel Mena
    Age 35 Years Old
    Nick Name Angel
    Birth Name Ángel Israel Mena Delgado
    Birth Date 1988-01-21
    Gender Male
    Profession Footballer
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    Celebrated Name Angel Mena
    Age 35 Years Old
    Nick Name Angel
    Birth Name Ángel Israel Mena Delgado
    Birth Date 1988-01-21
    Gender Male
    Profession Footballer
    Place Of Birth Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Birth Nation Ecuador
    Nationality Ecuadorian
    Ethnicity Ecuadorian-black
    Religion Christian
    Race Black
    Horoscope Aquarius
    Father Miguel Angel Mena Boyas
    Marital Status Married
    Wife Shirley Posligua
    Children 2
    Sexual Orientation Straight
    Source of Wealth Football career
    Net Worth $5 million
    Salary £988,000 per year
    Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
    Weight 62 kg
    Hair Color Dark brown
    Eye Color Dark brown
    Body Type Athletic
    Shirt Number 13
    Current Team Leon