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Fernando Llorente

Facts About Fernando Llorente

Celebrated Name Fernando Llorente
Age 37 Years
Nick Name The Lion King
Birth Name Fernando Javier Llorente Torres
Birth Date 1985-02-26
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality Spanish
Birth Nation Spain
Place Of Birth Pamplona, Spain
Horoscope Pisces
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Career Start 1994
Father Fernando Llorente Sr.
Mother Torres Isabel
Brothers Chus Llorente
Marital Status Married
Wife Maria Lorente
Children Fernando Jr
Height 6 ft. 4 inches
Weight 90kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Regular Blond
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $1 Million-$5 Million
Salary €3.5 Million
Current Team SD Eibar
Position Striker
Jersey Number 12
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Fernando Javier Llorente Torres is a Spanish professional football player who plays for Segunda Division club Eibar as a striker. He started playing football for the youth team of Funes in 1994. He then joined the youth team of River Ebro in 1995. Later on, in 1996, at the age of 11, he joined the youth team of Athletic Bilbao and began his career at the club. He then played for Basconia, Juventus, Sevilla, Swansea City, Tottenham Hotspur, Napoli, and Udinese. Currently, he is playing for Eibar. 

On the international level, he has represented Spain at various age levels. He has represented Spain at U17, U20, U21, and the senior level. He represented Spain at the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship where his five goals won him the silver boot as the competition's second-highest scorer. He made his international team debut for Spain on 19 November 2008. He played for Spain at the 2009 Confederations Cup and the 2010 World Cup. He was also included in Spain’s squad for the Euro 2012 and 2013 Confederations Cup but didn’t make any appearances for the team. He was part of the Spain squad that won the 2010 FIFA World Cup and 2012 European Championship. He also represented the unofficial Basque Country team five times, making his debut against Cameroon in 2005 and scoring once against Catalonia at the Camp Nou the following year.

What is Fernando Llorente famous for?

  • Being a Spanish professional football player.
  • For playing as a striker for Segunda Division club Eibar.

Where is Fernando Llorente from?

Fernando Javier Llorente Torres was born on 26 February 1985. His birthplace is Pamplona, Spain. He was born to his father, Fernando Llorente Sr., and his mother, Torres Isabel where he grew up with his older brother, Chus. He holds Spanish nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Pisces.

Fernando Llorente Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Funes in 1994. 
  • He then joined the youth team of River Ebro in 1995. 
  • Later on, in 1996, at the age of 11, he joined the youth team of Athletic Bilbao and began his career at the club. He spent several seasons in the various junior levels of the club and moved to their farm team Basconia in Tercera Division in 2003.
  • He gradually improved, leading to the promotion to Bilbao Athletic- Athletic's reserves - in Segunda Division B. After scoring four goals for the B's in the first half of the season, he was rewarded with a contract extension until June 2008. He made his first-team and La Liga debut for the club on 16 January 2005 in a 1-1 home draw against Espanyol. On 20 March 2005, he scored his first La Liga goal for the club, scoring twice in a 3-1 win against Levante. During his 2004-05 season, he made 16 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals in all the competitions. 
  • Before the 2005-06 season, he exchanged his squad number of 32 for the number 9 jersey. During that season, he made 24 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals in all the competitions.
  • On 13 July 2006, he signed a new contract until June 2011, which included a buy-out clause of between €30 and 50 million. During his 2006-07 season, he made 23 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2007-08 season, he made 40 appearances for the club, scoring 12 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2008-09 season, he made 43 appearances for the club, scoring 17 goals and providing 7 assists in all the competitions as he helped his team reach the final of Copa del Rey against Barcelona (a 4-1 loss).
  • During his 2009-10 season, he made 51 appearances for the club, scoring 22 goals and providing 10 assists in all the competitions as Athletic Bilbao eventually finished in 8th place in the league.
  • During his 2010-11 season, he made 41 appearances for the club, scoring 19 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions as Athletic Bilbao qualified for the Europa League.
  • During his 2011-12 season, he made 53 appearances for the club, scoring 29 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions as Athletic Bilbao finished as runner-up for Copa del Rey and Europa League that season. 
  • In August 2012, he refused to sign a new deal with Athletic Bilbao, fuelling speculation that he might be leaving. During his 2012-13 season, he made 36 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions. 
  • On 1 July 2013, he signed for Serie A club Juventus on a four-year deal on a free transfer. He was given the number 14 shirt at the club. He made his debut for the club on 24 August 2013 in a 1-0 win against Sampdoria. On 22 September 2013, he scored his first goal in Serie A for the club in a 2-1 home win against Hellas Verona. During his 2013-14 season, he made 45 appearances for the club, scoring 18 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions as Juventus won the Serie A and Supercoppa Italiana that season. 
  • During his 2014-15 season, he made 45 appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions as Juventus won the Serie A and Coppa Italia that season. Additionally, Juventus also finished as runner-up as the UEFA Champions League that season. 
  • On 27 August 2015, he signed a three-year contract with Sevilla on a free transfer with a buyout clause of €20 million. He made his debut for the club on 30 August 2015 in a 3-0 loss against Atletico Madrid. On 20 September 2015, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 loss against Celta de Vigo. During his 2015-16 season, he made 36 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions as Sevilla won the Europa League that season.
  • On 4 August 2016, he signed a two-year deal with Swansea City. He made his debut for the club on 13 August 2016 in a 1-0 win against Burnley. On 24 September 2016, he scored his first goal for the club in a 1-3 loss against Manchester City. In his first season, he made 36 appearances for the club, scoring 15 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Swansea City avoided relegation. 
  • A fractured arm sustained while cycling during his summer holiday caused him to miss the opening weeks of the 2017-18 campaign. 
  • On 31 August 2017, he joined Tottenham Hotspur on a two-year deal for a reported fee of £12.1 million. He made his debut for the club in a 3-1 home win over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League group stage. On 6 December 2017, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-0 Champions League win over APOEL after his team had already progressed to the knockout stage as group winners. On 28 February 2018, he scored a hat-trick in Spurs' 6-1 victory over Rochdale in the fifth round of the FA Cup. In his first season, he made 31 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • During his 2018-19 season, he made 35 appearances for the club, scoring 8 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions as Tottenham Hotspur finished as runner-up as the UEFA Champions League that season. 
  • On 2 September 2019, he joined Napoli on a free transfer, returning to Italy four years after leaving Juventus. He made his debut for the club on 14 September 2019 in a 2-0 win against Sampdoria. On 17 September 2019, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 victory against Liverpool in the Champions League group stage game. During his 2019-20 season, he made 24 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Napoli won the Coppa Italia that season.
  • On 27 January 2021, he signed a one-and-a-half-year contract with Udinese. He made his debut for the club on 31 January 2021 in a 1-0 win against Spezia Calcio. On 6 March 2021, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 win against Sassuolo. During his 2020-21 season, he made 14 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions.
  • In August 2021, however, he was released by Udinese. On 27 October 2021, after three months without a club, he joined SD Eibar in a short-term deal. He made his debut for the club on 3 November 2021 in a 1-0 win against Real Oviedo. 


Fernando Llorente International Career

  • He has represented Spain at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Spain at U17, U20, U21, and the senior level. 
  • He represented Spain at the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship where his five goals won him the silver boot as the competition's second-highest scorer. 
  • He made his international team debut for Spain on 19 November 2008 in a 3-0 friendly win against Chile.
  • On 11 February 2009, he scored his first international goal for Spain in a 2-0 friendly win against England. 
  • He played for Spain at the 2009 Confederations Cup and the 2010 World Cup. 
  • He was also included in Spain’s squad for the Euro 2012 and 2013 Confederations Cup but didn’t make any appearances for the team. 
  • He was part of the Spain squad that won the 2010 FIFA World Cup and 2012 European Championship. 
  • He was one of seven players who dropped from the final squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
  • He also represented the unofficial Basque Country team five times, making his debut against Cameroon in 2005 and scoring once against Catalonia at the Camp Nou the following year.
  • Since making his debut, he has made 24 appearances for his country, scoring 7 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions. 

Honors

  • Won 2013-14, 2014-15 Serie A with Juventus. 
  • Won the 2014-15 Coppa Italia with Juventus. 
  • Won the 2013, 2015 Supercoppa Italiana with Juventus. 
  • Won the 2015-16 UEFA Europa League with Sevilla.
  • Won the 2019-20 Coppa Italia with Napoli. 
  • Won the 2010 FIFA World Cup with Spain.
  • Won the 2012 European Championship with Spain. 

Individual

  • Won the 2005 FIFA U20 World Cup Silver Shoe.


Decorations

  • Won the 2011 Gold Medal of the Royal Order of Sporting Merit. 

Fernando Llorente Wife

Looking at his personal life, he is a married guy. He got married to his long-term girlfriend, Maria Lorente in 2015 who have been with each other since their teenage days. The couple is blessed with one child: Fernando Jr. He has an intimate relationship with his wife and son where they are living their life happily together. 

Fernando Llorente Height and Weight

Fernando Llorente stands at a height of 1.93m i.e. 6 feet and 4 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 90kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is blue and his hair color is regular blond. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Fernando Llorente Net Worth 2021

Fernando Llorente earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2022, his estimated net worth is around $1 million $5 million and his salary is €3.5 million. His market value is around €600 Th. 

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 9.
  • He was part of the Spain squad that won the 2010 FIFA World Cup and 2012 European Championship.
  • He was one of seven players who dropped from the final squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
  • He wears shirt number 12 for SD Eibar.