Junior Firpo Biography

Junior Firpo

Quick Facts About Junior Firpo

Celebrated Name Junior Firpo
Age 25 Years
Nick Name Jufinho
Birth Name Hector Junior Firpo Adames
Birth Date 1996-08-22
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Dominican and Spanish
Birth Nation Dominican Republic
Place Of Birth Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Horoscope Leo
Ethnicity African
Career Start 2011
Marital Status Married
Wife Julia Torralbo
Children Two
Height 6 ft. 0 inches
Weight 78kg
Body Shape Athletic
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €26 Million
Salary €5 Million
Current Team Leeds United
Position Left-back
Jersey Number 3
Links Twitter Instagram

Hector Junior Firpo Adames professionally known as Junior Firpo is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Barcelona as a left-back, he can also play as a center-back and right-back. He started playing football for the youth team of Atletico Benamiel in 2011. He also played for the youth team of Tiro Pichon, Puerto Malagueno, and Real Betis. He made his senior debut with the reserves on 15 February 2015. Following his performances, he was promoted to the B-side ahead of the 2015-16 season. He made his first team and La Liga debut on 12 February 2018. On 4 August 2019, he joined Barcelona on a five-year deal for €18 million-plus €12 million in add-ons. On 26 August 2019, he made his debut for Barcelona against his former club Betis. On 6 July 2021, he signed a four-year deal with Premier League club Leeds United for a fee of €15 million-plus add-ons, with Barcelona reserving rights to 20% of his future sales.

On the international level, he has represented Spain at the U21 level. He has won the 2019 UEFA European U21 Championship with Spain U21. He is yet to make his senior team debut.

What is Junior Firpo Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.
  • Won the 2019 UEFA European U21 Championship with Spain U21.

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Where is Junior Firpo From?

Junior Firpo was born on 22 August 1996. His birth name is Hector Junior Firpo Adames. His birthplace is Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, he emigrated with his family to Benalmadena, Malaga, Andalusia, at the age of six. He holds both Dominican and Spanish nationality. He belongs to the African ethnicity. His horoscope sign is Leo.

Junior Firpo family

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Junior Firpo Football Career Timeline

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Atletico Benamiel in 2011.
  • He also played for the youth team of Tiro Pichon, Puerto Malagueno and Real Betis. 
  • He made his senior debut with the reserves on 15 February 2015 in a 1-1 home draw against Granada CF B for the Segunda Division B championship. 
  • Following his performances, he was promoted to the B-side ahead of the 2015-16 season.

Junior Firpo Real Betis

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  • On 17 April 2016, he scored his first senior goal in a 4-0 away win against Algeciras CF, netting the third goal.
  • On 1 August 2017, he renewed his contract until 2021.
  • He made his first-team and La Liga debut on 12 February 2018 in a 1-0 away defeat of Deportivo de La Coruna and became the first Dominican Republic-born player who has ever featured in La Liga.
  • On 17 March 2018, he scored his first professional goal in a 3-0 home win against RCD Espanyol, netting the first goal.
  • On 19 August 2018, he was promoted to the main squad and renewed his contract until 2023.
  • On 4 August 2019, he joined Barcelona on a five-year deal for €18 million-plus €12 million in add-ons. 
  • On 26 August 2019, he made his debut for Barcelona in a 5-2 home win against his former club Betis, playing the last nine minutes in place of Rafinha. 
  • On 28 September 2019, he scored his first goal for Barcelona and the second goal in a 2-0 win against Getafe. 
  • On 14 February 2021, he scored a goal in a 5-1 win against Alaves, assisted by Antoine Griezmann.
  • On 6 July 2021, he signed a four-year deal with Premier League club Leeds United for a fee of €15 million-plus add-ons, with Barcelona reserving rights to 20% of his future sales.
  • He made his debut for Leeds United on 14 August 2021 in a 5-1 loss against Manchester United where he came on as a tactical substitute for Rodrigo.

Junior Firpo Barcelona

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Junior Firpo International Career

  • Being born in the Dominican Republic, he is a Spanish international.
  • With the Dominican team, he only played one friendly match for the senior side, against Brazil U23s.
  • He has represented Spain at the U21 level. 
  • On 31 August 2018, he was called up to the Spain U21 team for two 2019 UEFA European U21 Championship qualifying matches against Albania and Northern Ireland.
  • On 7 September 2018, he made his Spain U21 debut starting in a 3-0 win against Albania U21.
  • He was part of the team that won the 2019 UEFA European U21 Championship with Spain U21. 
  • The aspiring footballer, Junior Firpo is yet to make his senior team debut.

Junior Firpo Spain

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Junior Firpo Wife and Children

Looking at his personal life, Junior Firpo is an unmarried man. But he is in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Julia Torralbo. The couple has two children, one boy, and a girl. The detailed information about their wedding is not in the media yet. So, we cannot claim his relationship status confidently until he decides to speak up in the media. He is having an intimate relationship with his love and children and is living their life happily together.

Junior Firpo wife

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Junior Firpo Height

Junior Firpo stands at a height of 1.84m i.e. 6 feet and 0 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 78kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Junior Firpo Salary and Net Worth

Junior Firpo earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In 2019, he joined Barcelona on a five-year deal for €18 million-plus €12 million in add-ons. As of 2021, his estimated net worth of €26 million and his salary is €5 million, while he has a market value of around €25 million. 

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 6.
  • Mainly he plays as a left-back but also can play as a centre-back and right-back.
  • In 2019, he joined Barcelona on a five-year deal for €18 million-plus €12 million in add-ons.
  • He holds both Dominican and Spanish nationality.
  • Being born in the Dominican Republic, he is a Spanish international.
  • He was part of the team that won the 2019 UEFA European U21 Championship with Spain U21.
  • The aspiring footballer, Junior Firpo is yet to make his Spain senior team debut.
  • He wears shirt number 24 for Barcelona.