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Paul Arriola

Facts About Paul Arriola

Celebrated Name Paul Arriola
Age 27 Years Old
Nick Name Arriola
Birth Name Paul Joseph Arriola
Birth Date 1995-02-05
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality American and Mexican
Birth Nation United States
Place Of Birth Chula Vista, California, United States
Horoscope Aquarius
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Christianity
High School Mater Dei Catholic High School
School iHigh Virtual Academy
Career Start 2010
Father Dawn Arriola
Mother Art Arriola
Marital Status In a Relationship
Girl Friend Akela Banuelos
Height 5 ft. 6 inches
Weight 66kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $1 Million-$5 Million
Salary £728,000
Current Team FC Dallas
Position Winger
Jersey Number 7
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Paul Joseph Arriola is an American professional football player who plays for Major League Soccer club FC Dallas and the United States national team as a winger. He began his professional career with Tijuana in 2013. On August 9, 2017, he signed for Major League Soccer side D.C. United for a club-record fee of $3,000,000 plus allocation money for his rights to LA Galaxy. He made his debut for the club on 13 August 2017. On 1 February 2021, he was loaned to Swansea City until the end of the 2020-21 EFL Championship season where he made only 2 appearances for the club in all the competitions. On 26 January 2022, Arriola in exchange for $1.5 million in General Allocation Money in 2022 and $500,000 in 2023. D.C. United would also retain 30% of any transfer outside of MLS, with an additional $300,000 in General Allocation Money if he reaches certain performance-based metrics.

On the international level, he has represented the United States at various age levels. He has represented the United States at U17, U18, U20, U23, and the senior level. He has represented the United States in the 2017, 2019, and 2021 Gold Cup, winning the 2019 and 2021. 

What is Paul Arriola Famous For? 

  • Being an American professional football player.
  • For playing as a winger for Major League Soccer club FC Dallas.

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Honors 

  • Won 2019, 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup with the United States. 

Where is Paul Arriola From?

Paul Arriola was born on 5 February 1995. His birthplace is Chula Vista, California, United States. His birth name is Paul Joseph Arriola. He holds both American and Mexican nationality and he belongs to mixed ethnicity. He is of Mexican descent. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Aquarius. His father’s name is Dawn Arriola, and his mother’s name is Art Arriola. He attended Mater Dei Catholic High School in Chula Vista and iHigh Virtual Academy in San Diego.

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Paul Arriola Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of IMG Soccer Academy in 2010 and played there for one season.
  • In 2012, he joined the youth team of U.S. Soccer Development Academy club Arsenal FC  based in Temecula, California produced several successful players including Carlos Bocanegra and Hector Jimenez.
  • In 2012, he then joined the academy of the Los Angeles Galaxy and played there for one season. 
  • In 2013, he signed for Club Tijuana of Liga MX, the highest level of soccer in Mexico for an undisclosed fee. On 6 July 2013, he made his debut and also scored a goal for the club in a preseason friendly in a 5-2 win against Club America at Petco Park in San Diego. On 20 July 2013, he made his professional league debut in a 3-3 draw with Club Atlas to open the 2013-14 Liga MX season. On 21 August 2013, he scored his second professional goal for the club in a 3-2 win against C.D. Victoria in CONCACAF Champions League. During his 2013-14 season, he made 25 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2014-15 season, he made only 13 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • During his 2015-16 season, he made 37 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals in all the competitions.
  • On 9 August 2017, he signed for Major League Soccer side D.C. United for a club-record fee of $3,000,000 plus allocation money for his rights to LA Galaxy. He made his debut for the club on 13 August 2017 in a 1-0 loss against Salt Lake. On 22 October 2017, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 loss against New York Red Bulls in RFK Stadium. In his first season, he made 11 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
  •  In the 2018 D.C. United season, his performances greatly improved. During that season, he made 30 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals and providing 8 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2019 season, he made 30 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
  • During a 2020 pre-season game against Orlando City on 15 February 2020, he suffered a serious knee injury. His injury was later revealed as a partially torn ACL. On 22 February 2020, D.C. United announced that he was expected to miss the entire 2020 MLS season. On 27 July 2020, he and D.C. United agreed to a multi-year contract extension through the 2023 season and an option for the 2024 season. On 8 November 2020, he returned to the field from his injury in D.C. United's last regular-season game which ended in a 2-3 loss against Montreal Impact, ending playoff hopes. During that season, he made only one appearance for the club in all the competitions. 
  • On 1 February 2021, he was loaned to Swansea City until the end of the 2020-21 EFL Championship season. He made his debut for the club on 10 February 2021 in a 1-3 loss against Manchester City in the 5th round of the 2020-21 FA Cup. On 31 March 2021, his loan with Swansea ended after sustaining a quadricep injury that would sideline him for 4-6 weeks. During his loan spell at Swansea City, he made only 2 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • He then returns to D.C. United from the loan and during his 2021 season, he made 20 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 26 January 2022, Arriola in exchange for $1.5 million in General Allocation Money in 2022 and $500,000 in 2023. D.C. United would also retain 30% of any transfer outside of MLS, with an additional $300,000 in General Allocation Money if he reaches certain performance-based metrics. He made his debut for the club on 26 February 2022 in a 1-1 draw against Toronto. On 20 March 2022, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-1 win against Portland. 

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Paul Arriola International Career

  • He holds both American and Mexican nationality.
  • He eventually chose to represent the United States internationally. 
  • He has represented the United States at various age levels. 
  • He has represented the United States at U17, U18, U20, U23, and the senior level. 
  • He was part of the squad for the 2011 CONCACAF U17 Championship but did not appear in any matches because of an injury as the United States went on to win the tournament.
  • He made three starts in four matches at the 2011 FIFA U17 World Cup in Mexico. 
  • He went on to make six appearances for the United States U16 side.
  • In 2013, he joined the United States U18 squad for a trip to Europe for friendlies against France and Uruguay. He went on to make five appearances and scored once for the U18 side.
  • He made the United States U20 squad at the 2014 Dallas Cup and 2014 NTC Invitational.
  • He then made the United States U20 squad for the 2015 FIFA U20 World Cup, appearing in four of the team's five matches and scoring a goal in a 4-0 rout of hosts New Zealand in the group stage.
  • He went on to make seventeen appearances and scored two times for the U20 side.
  • He made the United States U23 squad for the Olympic qualifiers versus Colombia's U23 team. After not playing the first match on March 25, he started and played 45 minutes in the second leg at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas as the United States U23 lost the series 3-2 on aggregate. He went on to make one appearance for the U23 side.
  • On 22 May 2016, he made his senior international team debut and scored his first international goal for the United States in a 3-1 friendly win against Puerto Rico. 
  • He has represented the United States in 2017, 2019, and 2021 Gold Cup, winning the 2019 and 2021. 

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Is Paul Arriola Single or Dating?

Looking at his personal life, he is not single. He is in a romantic relationship with Akela Banuelos who has been together for a long time. The couple runs a YouTube channel together called Kickin' It with Akela and Paul. He and his girlfriend own two pugs. He had shared a couple of pictures with his girlfriend, Akela Banuelos on his social media accounts. He has an intimate relationship with his girlfriend, Akela Banuelos where they are living their life happily together.   

How tall is Paul Arriola? 

Paul Arriola stands at a height of 1.68m i.e. 5 feet and 6 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 66kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. He has a well-maintained body but the measurements like biceps size, hip size, waist size, shoe size, etc. are missing at the moment. His eye color is blue and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.  

What is the Net Worth of Paul Arriola?

Paul Arriola is a French professional football player who currently plays for Major League Soccer club FC Dallas. He is a very successful footballer and his major source of earnings is from his football career. In August 2017, he signed for Major League Soccer side D.C. United for a club-record fee of $3,000,000 plus allocation money for his rights to LA Galaxy. In January 2022, Arriola in exchange for $1.5 million in General Allocation Money in 2022 and $500,000 in 2023. D.C. United would also retain 30% of any transfer outside of MLS, with an additional $300,000 in General Allocation Money if he reaches certain performance-based metrics. As of 2022, his net worth is believed to be around $1 million-$5 million where he received £728,000 as a yearly salary from his current club. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. His market value is around €3 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.   

Trivias About Paul Arriola You Need To Know.

  • He is of Mexican descent.
  • He holds both American and Mexican nationality.
  • He was part of the squad for the 2011 CONCACAF U17 Championship but did not appear in any matches because of an injury as the United States went on to win the tournament.
  • He wears shirt number 7 for FC Dallas.