Yerry Mina Biography

Yerry Mina

Quick Facts About Yerry Mina

Celebrated Name Yerry Mina
Age 26 Years
Nick Name Mina de Oro
Birth Name Yerry Fernando Mina Gonzalez
Birth Date 1994-09-23
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Colombian
Birth Nation Colombia
Place Of Birth Guachene, Colombia
Horoscope Libra
Ethnicity Black
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2012
Father Jose Eulises Mina
Mother Marianela Gonzalez
Brothers Cristian Andres and Juan Jose
Marital Status Married
Wife Geraldine
Height 6 ft. 5 inches
Weight 94kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Net Worth €37.9 million
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Salary £7 Million
Current Club Everton
Position Centre-back
Jersey Number 13
Links Instagram

Yerry Fernando Mina Gonzalez is a Colombian professional football player who plays for Premier League club Everton and the Colombia national team as a centre-back. He started playing football for the youth team of Deportivo Pasto in 2012 and began his career at the club. He has previously played for Santa Fe, Palmeiras, and Barcelona.

On the international level, he has represented Colombia at various age levels. He has represented Colombia at U23 and the senior level. He made his international team debut for Colombia on 8 June 2016 in the Copa America Centenario 2016. He represented his country at the 2018 FIFA World Cup and Copa America 2018, 2019, and 2021. Since making his debut, he has obtained over 30 caps for his country.

What is Yerry Mina Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honors 

  • Won the 2015 Copa Sudamericana with Santa Fe.
  • Won the 2015 Superliga Columbiana with Santa Fe.
  • Won the 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A with Palmeiras.
  • Won the 2017-18 La Liga with Barcelona.
  • Won the 2017-18 Copa del Rey with Barcelona.

Where is Yerry Mina From?

Yerry Fernando Mina Gonzalez was born on 23 September 1994. His birthplace is Guachene, Colombia. He was born to his father, Jose Eulises Mina, and his mother, Marianela Gonzalez. He spent his early years alongside his half-brother, Cristian Andres, and a younger brother, Juan Jose. His father, Jose Eulises Mina, and uncle were both former professional football goalkeepers. He holds Colombian nationality. He belongs to the black ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Libra.

Yerry Mina Deportivo Pasto

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Yerry Mina Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Deportivo Pasto in 2012 and began his career at the club.
  • During the 2013 season, he was promoted to the main squad and made his senior debut on 20 March 2013 in a 0-1 away loss against Depor in the Copa Colombia. He made his Categoria Primera A debut on 15 September 2013 in a 0-0 draw at Deportivo Cali. On 18 October 2013, he scored his first professional goal in a 2-2 home draw against Atletico Huila. That season, he made 14 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions. 
  • On 1 January 2014, he joined fellow top-tier club Independiente Santa Fe. He made his debut for the club on 25 January 2014 in a 3-0 home win against Rionegro. On 5 May 2014, he scored his first goal for the club in a 1-2 home loss against Once Caldas in the quarter-finals 2nd leg of Fase Final Liga Postobon I. During his 2013-14 season, he made 30 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals in all the competitions.

Yerry Mina Santa Fe

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  • During his 2014-15 season, he made 42 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Santa Fe won the Copa Sudamericana and Superliga Columbiana that season.
  • In his first half of the 2015-16 season, he made 18 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals in all the competitions.
  • On 1 May 2016, he signed a five-year contract with Palmeiras. He made his debut for the club on 4 July 2016 in a 3-1 away win against Sport Recife. On 13 July 2016, he scored his first goal for the club in a 1-1 draw against Santos FC. In his first season, he made 13 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Palmeiras won the 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A for the first time in 22 years. That season, he was also named in the 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A Team of the Year.
  • During his 2016-17 season, he made 22 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.

Yerry Mina Barcelona

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  • On 11 January 2018, he was signed by Barcelona for €11.8 million, and his release clause was set at €100 million. He made his debut for the club on 8 February 2018 in a 2-0 win against Valencia in the semi-final 2nd leg of Copa del Rey. He made his La Liga debut for the club on 11 February 2018 in a 0-0 draw against Getafe. On 9 May 2018, he made his first official contribution to the club as he assisted Ousmane Dembele in a 5-1 win against Villarreal. During his 2017-18 season, he made only 6 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Barcelona won the La Liga and Copa del Rey that season.
  • On 8 August 2018, he signed with Premier League club Everton in a deal worth €30 million. He made his debut for the club on 3 November 2018 in a 3-1 win against Brighton & Hove Albion. On 26 December 2018, he scored his first goal for the club in a 5-1 win against Burnley. In his first season, he made 15 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • During his 2019-20 season, he made 33 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • During his 2020-21 season, he made 29 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals in all the competitions.

Yerry Mina Everton

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Yerry Mina International Career

  • He has represented Colombia at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Colombia at U23 and the senior level. 
  • He made his international team debut for Colombia on 8 June 2016 in a 2-1 win against Paraguay in the Copa America Centenario 2016. 
  • On 11 October 2016, he scored his first international goal for Colombia in a 2-2 draw against Uruguay in the 2018 World Cup qualifying phase.
  • He represented his country at the 2018 FIFA World Cup and Copa America 2018, 2019, and 2021. 
  • He shares the record for most goals in a single World Cup by a defender, with three scored at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. 
  • Since making his debut, he has obtained over 30 caps for his country.

Yerry Mina Colombia

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Yerry Mina Wife 

Looking at his personal life, Yerry Mina is a married guy. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Geraldine. He has an intimate relationship with his love where he shared a couple with her in his social media accounts. They seemed to be happy together. 

Yerry Mina wife

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Yerry Mina Height and Weight

Yerry Mina stands at a height of 1.95m i.e. 6 feet and 5 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 94kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Yerry Mina Net Worth and Salary

Yerry Mina 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 €37.9 million and his salary is £7 million. His market value is around €20 million. 

Did You Know?

  • He stated playing football at the age of 18.
  • He wears shirt number 13 for Everton.
  • His father, Jose Eulises Mina, and uncle were both former professional football goalkeepers.
  • He shares the record for most goals in a single World Cup by a defender, with three scored at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.