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Miguel Layun

Miguel Layun is a professional football player from Mexico. As Miguel Layun plays from the right-back position for Liga MX club America. Moreover, he has been playing professional football since 2006.

Early life

Miguel Arturo Layún Prado best known as Miguel Layun was born on 25th June 1988, in Cordoba, Veracruz, Mexico. As of now, he is 33 years old and he holds the nationality of Mexican. Moreover, he belongs to the Caucasian ethnical background and has a zodiac sign of Cancer. He is the son of Miguel Layun Sr (father) and Maribel Prado (mother).

In addition, he has two sisters whose names are Mariana Layun and Marifer Layun. His sister, Mariana is a ballet dancer and has participated in the International Ballet Competition and won a bronze medal. This player grew up in his hometown with his sisters.

Talking about his academic career, there is no information regarding his educational background. We can presume that he might have completed his graduation from the University of Mexico.

Professional career

From a young age, he used to play for the Mexican Team’s youth club in 2003. He began training with the youth club of Queretaro. Miguel played for the club in many divisions and made his professional debut with Veracruz in 2006. He stayed with the club until 2009 when he was sold to Atalanta for €625,000. Miguel, on the other hand, only appeared in two games before moving to America.

He signed a five-year contract with America, appearing in 142 games and scoring fifteen goals over the following five years. The player agreed to a deal with La Liga club Granada on a five-year contract. The contract, however, did not proceed as planned and was transferred to the English Championship team, Watford. He signed a €6 million season-long contract with Porto in August 2015.

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Caption: Miguel Layun playing football for the American Club named Club America (Source: Instagram)

He played the 2018 season on loan with Sevilla, where he participated in sixteen games. Miguel then signed a three-year contract with Villareal for a season. The player, however, relocated to Monterrey for two seasons. After two seasons with the club, in which he appeared in 73 games and scored three goals, Miguel transferred to America on a one-year agreement with the option of an extra year on a free transfer from Monterrey.

International career

He has been a member various of divisions in Mexico. In 2013, he made his senior team debut for Mexico. He has played in 72 games and scored six goals up till 2022.

Net Worth 2023

Miguel Layun was named a Primeira Liga Top Assists Leader in 2015–16 and  CONCACAF Best XI in 2015-16. Likewise, he has won several trophies and medals with his team.

Talking about his net worth, his net worth is estimated at more than $5 million. Miguel’s annual income is £520,000, while his weekly wage is £10,000. With a salary of more than $2.5 million in 2021, he was among the league’s highest-paid players.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Miguel Layun with his wife Ana Laura Galvan (Source: Instagram)

This football player is a married man. In 2012, he married his longtime girlfriend Ana Laura Galvan. They started dating each other for several years before getting married. The pair has two children whose names are Marcelo and Mateo.

Moreover, this player is not a part of any controversy nor gotten in rumors and focuses on his career.

Miguel Layun – Body measurement

Miguel has an athletic body type with light brown hair and light brown eyes. Moreover, he stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 68 kg.

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Caption: Miguel Layun’s body measurement (Source: Instagram)

Miguel Layun – Social media

On his Twitter account, there are more than 3.2 million followers. Likewise, there are more than 3.5 million followers on Instagram, and on Facebook, there are more than 2.4 million followers.