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Dani Parejo

Facts About Dani Parejo

Celebrated Name Dani Parejo
Age 33 Years
Nick Name Dani
Birth Name Daniel Parejo Munoz
Birth Date 1989-04-19
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality Spanish
Birth Nation Spain
Place Of Birth Coslada, Spain
Horoscope Aries
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Career Start 1998
Father Lorenzo Parejo
Sisters Natalia Parejo
Marital Status Married
Wife Isabel Botello
Children Three
Height 6 ft. 0 inches
Weight 73kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth £25 Million
Salary £4.6 Million
Current Team Villarreal CF
Position Central midfielder
Jersey Number 5
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Daniel Parejo Munoz is a Spanish professional football player who plays for the Spanish club Villarreal and the Spain national team as a central midfielder. He started playing football for the youth team of Coslada in 1998 and played until 2000. In 2000, he joined the youth team of Espinilla and played until 2003. He then joined the youth team of Real Madrid in 2003 and began his career at the club. He made his first-team debut for the club on 15 February 2009. He then spent four months in England, with Queens Park Rangers. After starting out at Real Madrid, he first made a name in La Liga with Getafe. On 14 June 2011, he signed for Valencia for a reported €6 million where he went on to appear in 383 official matches for the latter club and win the 2019 Copa del Rey. On 12 August 2020, he joined Villarreal CF on a free transfer and a four-year contract. He made his debut for the club on 13 September 2020. 

On the international level, he has represented Spain at various age levels. He has represented Spain at U19, U20, U21, and the senior level. Across all youth levels, he won 43 caps for Spain and scored nine goals in all the competitions. He made his senior international team debut for Spain on 27 March 2018. 


What is Dani Parejo famous for? 

  • Being a Spanish professional football player.
  • For playing as a central midfielder for Spanish club Villarreal.

Where is Dani Parejo from?

Dani Parejo was born on 16 April 1989. His birthplace is Coslada, Spain. His birth name is Daniel Parejo Munoz. He holds Spanish nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Aries. His father’s name is Lorenzo Parejo while his mother’s name is still unknown. He has one sister named Natalia Parejo. Since childhood, he was interested in football. 

Who did Dani Parejo play for?

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Coslada in 1998 and played until 2000. 
  • In 2000, he joined the youth team of Espinilla and played until 2003. 
  • He then joined the youth team of Real Madrid in 2003 and began his career at the club. 
  • During his 2006-07 season, he played four games for Real Madrid Castilla in Segunda Division. 
  • During his 2007-18 season, he played 33 games and scored 10 goals for Real Madrid Castilla in Segunda Division B.
  • On 4 August 2008, he signed a one-year loan deal with Championship club Queens Park Rangers. He made his debut for the club on 9 August 2008 in a 2-1 win against Barnsley FC. During his loan spell at Queens Park Rangers, he made 18 appearances for the club, providing 2 assists in all the competitions. 
  • On 17 December 2008, Real Madrid officially recalled him from his loan effective 1 January 2009 and was given squad number 17, which had previously been assigned to Ruud van Nistelrooy, who was also out for several months due to a serious injury. He made his first-team debut for the club on 15 February 2009 in a 4-0 win against Sporting Gijon as he replaced Sergio Ramos for the final ten minutes.
  • On 25 July 2009, he joined rivals' side Getafe CF for an undisclosed fee. He made his debut for the club on 30 August 2009 in a 4-1 win against Racing. On 25 October 2009, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 win against Athletic Bilbao. On 25 March 2010, he scored against his former club after stealing the ball from goalkeeper Iker Casillas, but the hosts lost it 4-2. In his first season, he made 36 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2010-11 season, he made 44 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 14 June 2011, he signed for Valencia for a reported €6 million with out-of-favor goalkeeper Miguel Angel Moya going to Getafe on a year-long loan as part of the deal. He made his debut for the club on 13 September 2011 in a 0-0 draw against KRC Genk in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League. He made his league debut for the club on 15 October 2011, playing 80 minutes in a 1-1 away draw to RCD Mallorca. In his first season, he made 30 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions. 
  • On 11 December 2012, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 win against CA Osasuna in the last 16 1st leg of the UEFA Champions League. On 20 April 2013, he scored his first league goal for the club in a 5-1 win against Malaga CF. During his 2012-13 season, he made 36 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 7 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2013-14 season, he made 46 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 7 assists in all the competitions.
  • In the 2014-15 season, his first as captain, he scored a career-best 12 goals, being one of the best scorers in the competition from the midfielder position. In the process, he also became the first Valencia midfielder to score ten or more goals since Vicente in 2003-04. During that season, he made 37 appearances for the club, scoring 11 goals and providing 8 assists in all the competitions.
  • In January 2016, after a poor run of form, he was stripped of his captaincy in favor of the latter by manager Gary Neville. During his 2015-16 season, he made 50 appearances for the club, scoring 11 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2016-17 season, he made 39 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 10 assists in all the competitions.
  • Ahead of the 2017-18 campaign, he was reinstated in the captaincy position by Marcelino Garcia. During that season, he made 42 appearances for the club, scoring 8 goals and providing 10 assists in all the competitions. 
  • On 25 May 2019, he lifted the Copa del Rey after a 2-1 defeat to FC Barcelona in the final. During his 2018-19 season, he made 56 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals and providing 9 assists in all the competitions as Valencia won the Copa del Rey that season.
  • During his 2019-20 season, he made 47 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions. 
  • On 12 August 2020, he joined Villarreal CF on a free transfer and a four-year contract. He made his debut for the club on 13 September 2020 in a 1-1 draw with SD Huesca. On 18 October 2020, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 win against his former club Valencia. In his first season, he made 53 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 8 assists in all the competitions as Villarreal won the Europa League that season.


Dani Parejo International Career

  • He has represented Spain at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Spain at U19, U20, U21, and the senior level. 
  • He was part of Spain’s U19 squad that won the 2007 UEFA European U19 Championship in Austria.
  • He was also part of Spain’s U20 squad that won the 2009 Mediterranean Games held in Pescara, Italy.
  • He was then part of Spain’s U21 squad that won the 2011 UEFA European U21 Championship held in Denmark. 
  • Across all youth levels, he won 43 caps for Spain and scored nine goals in all the competitions. 
  • He made his senior international team debut for Spain on 27 March 2018 in a 6-1 friendly win against Argentina. 

Honors

  • Won the 2018-19 Copa del Rey with Valencia.
  • Won the 2020-21 UEFA Europa League with Villarreal.
  • Won the 2007 UEFA European U19 Championship with Spain U19.
  • Won the 2009 Mediterranean Games with Spain U20.
  • Won the 2011 UEFA European U21 Championship with Spain U21.

Dani Parejo Net Worth, Contract and Salary

He is a very successful footballer and his major source of earnings is from his football career. In June 2011, he signed for Valencia for a reported €6 million. The net worth of Dani Parejo as of 2022 is believed to have been £25 million where he received £4.6 million as a yearly salary from his current club. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. His market value is around €9 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.  

Who is Dani Parejo married to?

Looking at his personal life, he is a married guy. He got married to his longtime partner, Isabel Botello in 2014. The couple has been together for many years as they first started dating when he was still part of the Real Madrid squad. They tied the knot in a lavish wedding ceremony in 2014 which was attended by their closest friends and family members, as well as his teammates. The couple is one very lucky couple as they have three children together. He is having an intimate relationship with his wife and children where they are living their life happily together. 


How tall is Dani Parejo?

Dani Parejo stands at a height of 1.82m i.e. 6 feet and 0 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 73kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body. 

Did You Know?

  • He was part of Spain’s U19 squad that won the 2007 UEFA European U19 Championship in Austria.
  • He was also part of Spain’s U20 squad that won the 2009 Mediterranean Games held in Pescara, Italy.
  • He was then part of Spain’s U21 squad that won the 2011 UEFA European U21 Championship held in Denmark.
  • He wears shirt number 5 for Villarreal CF.