Ilaix Moriba Biography

Ilaix Moriba

Quick Facts About Ilaix Moriba

Celebrated Name Ilaix Moriba
Age 18 Years
Nick Name Moriba
Birth Name Moriba Kourouma Kourouma
Birth Date 2003-01-19
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Guinean and Spanish
Birth Nation Guinea
Place Of Birth Conakry, Guinea
Horoscope Capricorn
Ethnicity African
Career Start 2008
Father Mamadi Kourouma
Mother Aissata Kourouma
Marital Status Single
Height 6 ft. 1 inches
Weight 73 KG
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Salary €500,000
Current Team Barcelona B
Position Central midfielder
Jersey Number 30
Religion Muslim
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Moriba Kourouma Kourouma is professionally known as Ilaix Moriba is a Spanish professional football player who plays for Barcelona B as a central midfielder. He started playing football from the youth team of Espanyol in 2008 and played until 2010. In 2010, he moved to the youth rank of Barcelona. He was promoted to Barcelona B in the 2019-20 season and became a regular for the team. On 21 January 2021, he made his first-team as a starter in the round of 32 of the Copa del Rey against Cornella. On 13 February 2021, he made his La Liga debut.

On the international level, he has represented Spain at various age levels. He has represented Spain at U17 and U20 levels.  Having citizenship of both Guinea and Spain, he chose to represent Guinea internationally. He is yet to make his senior team debut.

What is Ilaix Moriba Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

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Where is Ilaix Moriba From?

Ilaix Moriba was born on 19 January 2003. His birth name is Moriba Kourouma Kourouma. His birthplace is Conakry, Guinea. He was born to a Guinean mother, Aissata Kourouma, and a Liberian father, Mamadi Kourouma where he moved to Barcelona as a child. He holds both Spanish and Guinean nationality. He belongs to the African ethnicity. His religion is Muslim. His horoscope sign is Capricorn.

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Ilaix Moriba Football Career Timeline

  • He started playing football from the youth team of Espanyol in 2008 and played until 2010. 
  • In 2010, he moved to the youth rank of Barcelona. 
  • At the age of 15, he scored a hat-trick against the Real Madrid U19’s.
  • He then was promoted to Barcelona B in the 2019-20 season and became a regular for the team. 
  • On 8 March 2020, he scored his first goal for Barcelona B in a 3-2 victory against Llagostera.

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  • During the 2020-21 season, he was included in the first-team squad for the first time for a La Liga match against Granada where he was an unused substitute.
  • On 21 January 2021, he made his first-team as a starter in a 2-0 victory against Cornella in the round of 32 of the Copa del Rey and was replaced by Sergio Busquets in the 74th minute. 
  • On 13 February 2021, he made his La Liga debut in a 5-1 win against Alves, in which he also provided an assist for Francisco Trincao. 
  • On 27 February 2021, he provided an assist for Lionel Messi in a 2-0 victory against Sevilla in La Liga.
  • On 6 March 2021, he scored his first La Liga goal in a 2-0 away win against Osasuna.

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Ilaix Moriba International Career

  • He has represented Spain at various age levels.  
  • He has represented Spain at U17 and U20 levels. 
  • Having citizenship of both Guinea and Spain, he chose to represent Guinea internationally. 
  • The aspiring young footballer, Ilaix Moriba is yet to make his senior team debut.
  • In June 2020, he was set to make his international debut before the COVID-19 froze the 2020 football season.

Ilaix Moriba Girlfriend

Looking at his personal life, Ilaix Moriba is too young to get married. The young footballer is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. He keeps his personal life and love life private. Any updates in his love life will be updated here.

Ilaix Moriba Height

Ilaix Moriba stands at a height of 1.85m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inch tall. He has a bodyweight of 73kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Ilaix Moriba Salary and Net Worth

Ilaix Moriba earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €1.5 million and his salary is about €500,000. He has got a market value of around €5 million. The young midfielder will surely make a good fortune out of his career if he continues to flourish in his football career. 

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 4.
  • In January 2019, as his youth contract was about to expire, he was offered by clubs like Manchester City and Juventus.
  • Due to his physicality and creativity, he has been compared to Argentine footballer Lionel Messi.
  • He wears shirt number 30 for Barcelona B.
  • Having citizenship of both Guinea and Spain, he chose to represent Guinea internationally.
  • He is yet to make his national team debut.