Mikel Oyarzabal Biography

Mikel Oyarzabal

Quick Facts About Mikel Oyarzabal

Celebrated Name Mikel Oyarzabal
Age 24 Years
Nick Name Bigfoot
Birth Name Mikel Oyarzabal Ugarte
Birth Date 1997-04-21
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Spanish
Birth Nation Spain
Place Of Birth Eibar, Spain
Horoscope Taurus
Ethnicity Latin
Religion Non-religious
Education University of Deusto
Career Start 2011
Father Ernesto Oyarzabal
Sisters Cristina Oyarzabal
Marital Status Single
Height 5 ft. 11 inches
Weight 78kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Net Worth €5 Million
Salary £1.9 Million
Current Club Real Sociedad
Position Winger/Forward
Jersey Number 10
Links Twitter Instagram

Mikel Oyarzabal Ugarte is a Spanish professional football player who plays for La Liga club Real Sociedad and the Spain national team as a left-winger or forward. He started playing football for the youth team of Eibar. Later on, in 2011, he played for the youth team of Real Sociedad and began his career at the club. He has spent his entire professional career with Real Sociedad, making over 200 appearances and scoring over 60 goals where he won the 2020 Copa del Rey with the club.

On the international level, he has represented Spain at various age levels. He has represented Spain at U18, U19, U21, and the senior level. He was part of the Spain U21 team that won the 2019 UEFA European U21 Championship. He made his international debut for Spain on 29 May 2016. In June 2021, he was included in Spain’s squad for UEFA Euro 2020.

What is Mikel Oyarzabal Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honors

  • Won the 2020 Copa del Rey with Real Sociedad.
  • Won the 2019 UEFA European U21 Championship with Spain U21.

Mikel Oyarzabal family

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Where is Mikel Oyarzabal From?

Mikel Oyarzabal Ugarte was born on 21 April 1997. His birthplace is Eibar, Spain. He was born to his father, Ernesto Oyarzabal, and his mother whose identity is unknown. He has a sister named Cristina Oyarzabal. He combined his early professional career with studying for a Business degree at the University of Deusto. He holds Spanish nationality. He belongs to the Latin ethnicity. He is non-religious. His horoscope sign is Taurus.

Mikel Oyarzabal Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Eibar. 
  • Later on, in 2011, he played for the youth team of Real Sociedad and began his career at the club. He made his senior debut with the reserves on 15 November 2014 in a 3-2 away win against SD Amorebieta for the Segunda Division B. 

Mikel Oyarzabal Real Sociedad

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  • On 20 September 2015, he scored his first senior goals, scoring twice in a 5-0 away win against CD Mensajero. He made his first-team and La Liga debut for the club on 25 October 2015 in a 4-0 win against Levante UD. On 8 February 2016, he scored his first goal for the club in a 5-0 away win against RCD Espanyol. In February 2016, he extended his contract with the club until 2021. During his 2015-16 season, he made 24 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Real Sociedad finished in 9th place in the league.
  • On 19 August 2016, he again renewed his contract until 2022. During his 2016-17 season, he made 43 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 9 assists in all the competitions as Real Sociedad finished in 6th place in the league and returned to the UEFA Europa League after a two-year absence.
  • He made his European debut on 19 October 2017, scoring in a 6-0 win against Macedonia's FK Vardar in the Europa League group stage. During his 2017-18 season, he made 43 appearances for the club, scoring 14 goals and providing 8 assists in all the competitions as Real Sociedad finished in 12th place in the league.

Mikel Oyarzabal Trophies

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  • During his 2018-19 season, he made 41 appearances for the club, scoring 14 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions as Real Sociedad finished in 9th place in the league.
  • In the 2019-20 Copa del Rey, he scored a penalty in each leg of a 3-1 aggregate defeat of CD Mirandes as his team reached the final for the first time since 1988. On 10 July 2020, he scored his 50th goal for the club in a 3-2 home defeat against Granada. During his 2019-20 season, he made 45 appearances for the club, scoring 13 goals and providing 12 assists in all the competitions as he helped Real Sociedad win the 2020 Copa del Rey with the club, scoring in the final. 
  • On 3 October 2020, he scored a penalty in his 200th match in a 3-0 win over Getafe CF. During his 2020-21 season, he made 43 appearances for the club, scoring 13 goals and providing 10 assists in all the competitions as Real Sociedad finished in 5th place in the league.

Mikel Oyarzabal Spain

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Mikel Oyarzabal International Career

  • He has represented Spain at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Spain at U18, U19, U21, and the senior level. 
  • He was part of the Spain U21 team that won the 2019 UEFA European U21 Championship. 
  • He made his international debut for Spain on 29 May 2016 in a 3-1 friendly win against Bosnia.
  • On 10 June 2019, he scored his first international goal for Spain in a 3-0 victory over Sweden in the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers.
  • In June 2021, he was included in Spain’s squad for UEFA Euro 2020.
  • On 28 June 2021 in the Euro 2020 final 16, he scored Spain's 5th goal of the game against Croatia in the 103rd minute of the game, bringing Spain into the Euro 2020 quarter-final.

Mikel Oyarzabal Awards

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Basque Country

  • On 30 December 2016, he was featured for the unofficial Basque national team, scoring on his debut in a 3-1 win over Tunisia at the San Mames Stadium.  

Mikel Oyarzabal Girlfriend

Looking at his personal life, he is unmarried. The footballer is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

Mikel Oyarzabal Height and Weight

Mikel Oyarzabal stands at a height of 1.81m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 78kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.

Mikel Oyarzabal Net Worth and Salary

Mikel Oyarzabal 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 €5 million and his salary is £1.9 million. His market value is around €70 million.  

Did You Know?

  • He wears shirt number 10 for Real Sociedad.
  • He was part of the Spain U21 team that won the 2019 UEFA European U21 Championship.
  • He has spent his entire professional career with Real Sociedad, making over 200 appearances and scoring over 60 goals.
  • On 30 December 2016, he was featured for the unofficial Basque national team, scoring on his debut in a 3-1 win over Tunisia at the San Mames Stadium.