Lucas Biglia Biography

Lucas Biglia

Quick Facts About Lucas Biglia

Celebrated Name Lucas Biglia
Age 35 Years
Nick Name The little prince
Birth Name Lucas Rodrigo Biglia
Birth Date 1986-01-30
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Argentine and Italian
Birth Nation Argentina
Place Of Birth Mercedes, Buenos Aries, Argentina
Horoscope Aquarius
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2004
Awards 2006-07 Belgian Young Professional Footballer of the Year.
Brothers Christian
Marital Status Married
Wife Cecilia Ambrosio
Children One son and a daughter
Height 5 ft. 10 inches
Weight 63kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Blonde
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth £14.4 Million
Salary £5.5 Million
Current Team Fatih Karagumruk
Position Defensive Midfielder
Jersey Number 6
Links Instagram

Lucas Rodrigo Biglia is an Argentine professional football player who plays for the Turkish Super Lig club Fatih Karagumruk as a midfielder. He started his career at Argentinos Juniors and signed his first professional contract in 2004. In February 2005, he moved to Independiente for an undisclosed fee where he made 49 appearances for the club. In July 2006, after one-and-a-half seasons at Independiente, he signed with Belgian Pro League club Anderlecht on a four-year contract. He spent seven seasons with Anderlecht where he made 312 appearances in the Belgian Pro League, winning four league titles. On 23 July 2013, he signed with Italian club Lazio on a five-year contract for about €8.4 million, including €750,000 to his agent. He spent four seasons with the club where he made 109 appearances and scored 13 goals for the club. On 16 July 2017, he signed a contract with AC Milan until 2020 for a reported transfer fee of €17 million. He spent three seasons with the club, leaving in 2020. On 14 September 2020, he joined the newly promoted Super Lig side Fatih Karagumruk on a free transfer.

On the international level, he has represented Argentina at various age levels. He has represented Argentina at U17, U20, and the senior level. He was part of the Argentina U17 that won the South American U17 Football Championship and came third in the FIFA U17 Championship in which he was named Player of the Year. He played for Argentina U20 national team who won the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship. He made his Argentina national team debut on 9 February 2011. He represented his nation at two FIFA World Cups, reaching the final of the 2014 edition of the tournament and in three Copa America tournaments, winning runners-up medals in the 2015 and 2016 editions of the tournament. He retired from international football after the 2018 FIFA World Cup with 58 caps and one goal.  

What is Lucas Biglia Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honors

  • Won 2006-07, 2009-10, 2011-12, 2012-13 Belgian Pro League with Anderlecht.
  • Won the 2007-08 Belgian Cup with Anderlecht.
  • Won 2006, 2007, 2010, and 2012 with Anderlecht.
  • Won the 2005 FIFA U20 World Cup with Argentina Youth.

Individual

  • Won the 2006-07 Belgian Young Professional Footballer of the Year.

Where is Lucas Biglia From?

Lucas Rodrigo Biglia was born on 30 January 1986. His birthplace is Mercedes, Buenos Aries, Argentina. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and not been disclosed yet. He has an older brother, Christian, also a footballer, who went on a trial at Royal Antwerp in August 2009, but the trial was unsuccessful. He holds Argentine and Italian nationality. He belongs to mixed ethnicity. His horoscope sign is Aquarius. 

Lucas Biglia Anderlecht

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Lucas Biglia Club Career

  • He started his career at Argentinos Juniors and signed his first professional contract in 2004. On 1 July 2004, he made his Argentinos Juniors debut in a 2-1 win against Talleres in play-offs. With a lack of a first-team appearance he left the club after only 17 appearances and one goal scored during his time there and helped the club promoted to Argentine First Division.
  • In February 2005, he moved to Independiente for an undisclosed fee. On 26 February 2005, he made his Independiente debut in a 1-0 loss against Lanus. In the first half of his season there, he made 11 appearances before becoming a first-team player the following season, where he played in every match. He made 49 appearances for the club.
  • In July 2006, after one-and-a-half seasons at Independiente, he signed with Belgian Pro League club Anderlecht on a four-year contract and took up the number 5 shirt. On 30 July 2006, he made his Anderlecht debut in a 4-2 win against K. Sint-Truidense on the opening match of the season, coming on for an injured Mark De Man. On 13 September 2006, he made his UEFA Champions League debut in a 1-1 drew against Lille in the group stage. In January 2007, with his impressive performance at the club, he was awarded the Young Professional Footballer of the Year. On 12 May 2007, he scored his first goal for the club in a 6-0 victory against FC Brussels. In his first season, he went on to finish the season, making 46 appearances and scoring once in all competitions. 
  • In the 2007-08 season, he started the season well and he helped the side win the Belgian Super Cup against Club Brugge. On 15 December 2007, he signed a contract that kept him at the club until 2012. During the 2007-08 season, he made 50 appearances and scored once in all the competitions where the club finished second place after losing to Standard Liege for the league title, but nevertheless won the Belgium Cup.

Lucas Biglia Lazio

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  • Ahead of the 2008-09 season, he expressed a desire to leave the club after they won the league but stayed at the club throughout the summer transfer window. During that season, he made 35 appearances and scored 3 goals in all competitions.
  • Ahead of the 2009-10 season, he announced his desire to leave the club in the summer. Despite this, he continued to make a good start at the club. During that season, he made 48 appearances and scoring 4 goals in all competitions.
  • In the 2010-11 season, he started the season well where he made 35 appearances in all competitions.
  • In the 2011-12 season, he signed a new contract that would have kept him at the club until 2015. On 21 August 2011, he scored his first goal of the season in a 2-2 draw against Monss. On 15 September 2011, he captained his first Anderlecht match in a 4-1 win over AEK Athens. During that season, he made 38 appearances and scored 2 goals in all competitions. For his performance, he was awarded the club's Player of the Year by club supporters.
  • In the 2012-13 season, he was linked with a move away from Anderlecht, with Arsenal, Norwich City, Real Madrid, and Internazionale showing interest. However, he remained at Anderlecht when the summer transfer window closed. On 3 February 2013, he received his first red card in his Anderlecht career in a 2-2 drew against Standard Liege. During that season, he made 51 appearances and scored 5 goals in all competitions.

Lucas Biglia Milan

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  • From 2006-2013, he spent seven seasons with Anderlecht where he made 352 appearances in the Belgian Pro League, winning four league titles. 
  • On 23 July 2013, he signed with Italian club Lazio on a five-year contract for about €8.4 million, including €750,000 to his agent. On 25 August 2013, he made his Lazio debut in the opening match of the season in a 2-1 win over Udinese. On 22 December 2013, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-1 loss against Hellas Verona. In his first season at the club, he made 32 appearances and scored 2 goals in all competitions.
  • In the 2014-15 season, he continued to start in the first team. On 26 October 2014, he scored his first goal of the season in a 2-1 win over Torino. Despite suffering from injury, he finished his second season, making 31 appearances and scoring 4 goals in all competitions.
  • In the 2015-16 season, he was appointed as the new Lazio captain following Stefano Mauri’s departure (eventually returning to the club soon after) and captained his first match in the Supercoppa Italiana match in a 2-0 loss against Juventus. On 22 August 2015, he regained a good start in the opening game of the season and scoring in a 2-1 win over Bologna. During that season, he made 36 appearances and scored 5 goals in all competitions.

Lucas Biglia Fatih Karagumruk

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  • Ahead of the 2016-17 season, his future at the club became uncertain after there were no contract offers. Eventually, he stayed at the club throughout the summer and continued to remain on the first team. During that season, he made 34 appearances and scored 5 goals in all competitions.
  • From 2013-17, he spent four seasons with the club where he made 133 appearances and scored 16 goals for the club.
  • On 16 July 2017, he signed a contract with AC Milan until 2020 for a reported transfer fee of €17 million. There he spent three seasons with the club, leaving in 2020.
  • On 14 September 2020, he joined the newly promoted Super Lig side Fatih Karagumruk on a free transfer. On 20 September 2020, he made his Fatih Karagumruk debut in a 2-2 drew to Gaziantep FK. On 25 September 2020, he captained his first match for the club in a 2-0 win against Basaksehir. On 30 October 2020, he scored his first goal for Fatih Karagumruk in a 5-1 win against BB Erzurumspor. In his first season at the club, he made 35 appearances and scored 2 goals in all competitions.

Lucas Biglia Argentina

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Lucas Biglia International Career

  • He has represented Argentina at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Argentina at U17, U20, and the senior level. 
  • He was part of the Argentina U17 that won the South American U17 Football Championship and came third in the FIFA U17 Championship in which he was named Player of the Year. 
  • He played for Argentina U20 national team who won the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship. 
  • He made his Argentina national team debut on 9 February 2011 in a 2-1 friendly win against Portugal.
  • On 17 November 2015, he scored his first and only international goal in a 1-0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying win over Colombia in Barranquilla.
  • He represented his nation at two FIFA World Cups, reaching the final of the 2014 edition of the tournament and in three Copa America tournaments, winning runners-up medals in the 2015 and 2016 editions of the tournament. 
  • He retired from international football after the 2018 FIFA World Cup with 58 caps and one goal. 

Lucas Biglia family

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Lucas Biglia Wife 

Looking at his personal life, Lucas Biglia is a married guy. He got married to his childhood girlfriend, Cecilia Ambrosio on 20 December 2011 at the Place Tokeh Sands in Freetown Serrie Leone. The couple is blessed with two children, one son, and a daughter. He is having an intimate relationship with his love and children where they are living their life happily together. 

Lucas Biglia Height

Lucas Biglia stands at a height of 1.78m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 63kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is hazel and his hair color is blonde. His sexual orientation is straight.

Lucas Biglia Net Worth and Salary

Lucas Biglia earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In February 2005, he moved to Independiente for an undisclosed fee. In July 2006, after one-and-a-half seasons at Independiente, he signed with Belgian Pro League club Anderlecht on a four-year contract and took up the number 5 shirt. In July 2013, he signed with Italian club Lazio on a five-year contract for about €8.4 million, including €750,000 to his agent. In July 2017, he signed a contract with AC Milan until 2020 for a reported transfer fee of €17 million. In September 2020, he joined the newly promoted Super Lig side Fatih Karagumruk on a free transfer. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is £14.4 million and his salary is £5.5 million. His market value is around €1.30 million.  

Did You Know?

  • He wears shirt number 6 for Fatih Karagumruk.
  • He is known for his ball-striking ability from outside the area and is an accurate free-kick and penalty kick taker.
  • He has an older brother, Christian, also a footballer, who went on a trial at Royal Antwerp in August 2009, but the trial was unsuccessful.
  • 2006-07 Belgian Young Professional Footballer of the Year.