Angel Rangel Biography

Angel Rangel

Quick Facts About Angel Rangel

Celebrated Name Angel Rangel
Age 38 Years
Nick Name Angel Rangel
Birth Name Angel Rangel Zaragoza
Birth Date 1982-11-28
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Spanish
Birth Nation Spain
Place Of Birth Sant Carles de la Rapita, Spain
Horoscope Scorpio
Ethnicity White
Career Start 1991
Marital Status Married
Wife Nikki Rangel
Children Two son and a daughter
Height 5 ft. 10 inches
Weight 85kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Light Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $8 Million
Position Centre-back
Links Facebook

Angel Rangel Zaragoza is a Spanish former football player who played as a right-back. For six years, he played lower league football in his native country. After that in summer 2007, he signed for Swansea City in the English League One on a one-year performance-related deal, for an undisclosed fee. He then went on to spend most of his professional career with Swansea City, winning promotion to the Premier League in 2011 and appearing in 373 competitive matches.  At the end of the 2017-18 campaign, he was released by Swansea City. He spent time in the 2018 off-season training with Indian Super League club Bengaluru FC during their tour of Valencia. On 15 August, he joined Championship side Queens Park Ranger on a one-year contract where he played for three years, making 41 appearances and scoring 2 goals for the club. On 14 August 2020, he was announced to have left the West London club, remaining at the club however to be assisted through his rehabilitation from an injury. On 20 April 2021, he announced his retirement from professional football having not featured since July 2020 after tearing his Achilles tendon.

On the international level, he hasn’t made any international team debut. He was believed to qualify to represent Wales on residency grounds but was ruled ineligible in July 2012 as he had not had five years of continuous education in the country.

What is Angel Rangel Famous For?

  • Being a former professional football player.
  • For his professional career with Swansea City.

Honours 

  • Won the 2012-13 Football League Cup with Swansea City.
  • Won the 2011 Football League Championship play-offs with Swansea City.
  • Won the 2007-08 Football League One with Swansea City.

Where is Angel Rangel From?

Angel Rangel was born on 28 November 1982. His birth name is Angel Rangel Zaragoza. His birthplace is Sant Carles de la Rapita, Spain. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and not been disclosed yet. He holds Spanish nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His horoscope sign is Scorpio.

Angel Rangel Swansea

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Angel Rangel Club Career

  • From 1991-2001, he played for the youth team of Rapitenca and Gimnastic.
  • From 2001-2007, he represented CD Tortosa, CF Reus Deportiu, Girona FC, UE Sant Andreu, and Terrassa FC in his homeland but never played in higher than Segunda Division B. 
  • In summer 2017, he signed for Swansea City in the English League One on a one-year performance-related deal, for an undisclosed fee. 
  • He played a massive role in his first season as Swansea City returned to the Championship after a 24-year absence, as league champions. On 27 November 2007, he scored his first goal for the club in a 1-0 home win against Hartlepool United.
  • In April 2008, he was one of five team players to make the PFA League One Team of the Year.
  • On 5 September 2008, he signed a new contract until June 2010 and in the following years of mid-February 2010, he agreed to an extension until June 2011.
  • In the 2010-11 campaign, both Swansea City and Rangel were promoted to the Premier League for the first time in their history following a 4-2 defeat of Reading in the play-off final at Wembley Stadium. 
  • In November 2011, he was voted the best defender in the Premier League where he played 34 matches during the season, helping the team retain their league status.
  • On 25 August 2012, he scored his first goal in the English top-flight in a 3-0 home win over West Ham United. On 8 March 2013, he signed a new contract with Swansea, keeping him at the club until 2016.
  • On 19 April 2015, one month after again extending his contract until 2017, he was selected in The Football Manager Team of the Decade at the Football League Awards. 

Angel Rangel QPR

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  • On 14 November 2017, he was named new captain after Leon Britton stepped down to become a player-assistant manager.
  • At the end of the 2017-18 campaign, he was released by Swansea City and went on to spend most of his professional career with Swansea City, appearing in 373 competitive matches.
  • He then spent time in the 2018 off-season training with Indian Super League club Bengaluru FC during their tour of Valencia. 
  • On 15 August, he joined Championship side Queens Park Ranger on a one-year contract where he played for three years, making 41 appearances and scoring 2 goals for the club. 
  • On 14 August 2020, he was announced to have left the West London club, remaining at the club however to be assisted through his rehabilitation from an injury. On 20 April 2021, he announced his retirement from professional football having not featured since July 2020 after tearing his Achilles tendon.

Angel Rangel International Career

  • He hasn’t made any international team debut. He was believed to qualify to represent Wales on residency grounds but was ruled ineligible in July 2012 as he had not had five years of continuous education in the country.

Angel Rangel Wife

Looking at his personal life, Angel Rangel is a married man. He got married to his beautiful partner Nikki Rangel in 2012. The couple is blessed with three children, two sons, and a daughter. He is having an intimate relationship with his love and children where they are living their life happily together.

Angel Rangel Height and Weight

Angel Rangel stands at a height of 1.78m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 85kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is Light brown and his hair color is blonde. His sexual orientation is straight.

Angel Rangel Net Worth and Salary

Angel Rangel is a retired professional footballer who had played for club-like CD Tortosa, CF Reus Deportiu, Girona FC, UE Sant Andreu, Terrassa FC, Swansea City, and Queens Park Ranger. He has earned from his professional career as a football player. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is around $8 million.

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 9.
  • He spends most of his professional career with Swansea City, winning promotion to the Premier League in 2011 and appearing in 373 competitive matches.
  • He hasn’t made any international team debut. He was believed to qualify to represent Wales on residency grounds but was ruled ineligible in July 2012 as he had not had five years of continuous education in the country.
  • On 20 April 2021, he announced his retirement from professional football having not featured since July 2020 after tearing his Achilles tendon.