Santi Cazorla is a Spanish professional footballer and athlete. Santi Cazorla currently plays for Qatar Stars League club Al Sadd.
Table of Biography
Santi Cazorla was born on 13 December 1984. As of now, he is 37 years old. His full name is Santiago Cazorla González. His place of birth is Llanera, Asturias, Spain. Her parents are Jose Manuel (father) and Loli Cazorla (mother). Likewise, he has a brother named Nando Cazorla.
This personality has three dogs, one of which is named Zlatan after the Swedish footballer. Additionally, his childhood footballing hero was Danish great Michael Laudrup.
Santi Cazorla – Net Worth 2022
Being a professional football player, Santi Cazorla has earned a handful amount of money throughout the years. However, Cazorla has not disclosed his net worth and other earnings yet publicly.
This player is 5 feet 6 inches and weighs around 66 kilos. Cazorla has a set of brown eyes and dark brown hair. He is a fitness personality and an athletic body physique. However, he has not shared his other body measurements publicly yet.
A former Spanish international, this player operates primarily as an attacking midfielder, but can also play as a winger, central midfielder, or as a deep-lying playmaker.
Initially, he started his professional career at Villarreal in the year 2003 after impressing as a youngster with his hometown club, Real Oviedo. Moreover, this personality continued his development at Villarreal before a short spell at a partner club, Recreativo de Huelva.
Similarly, after becoming the club’s standout player in the 2006–07 La Liga season, contributing to their top-ten finish, and being awarded Spain’s Footballer of the Year, he returned to Villarreal for €1.2 million the following season.
Then, Cazorla firmly established himself as a key contributor to the side, regularly being named in the La Liga Team of the Season. Further, in the year 2011, following five fruitful seasons on the Spanish coast, he moved to La Liga side Málaga in a club-record €21 million deal.
There, he gained a reputation for his speed, shooting accuracy, capacity to change the rhythm of gameplay, and excellent close control. Similarly, after the 2011–12 season, coupled with Málaga’s perilous financial situation, Cazorla moved to Premier League side Arsenal for a fee of £10 million.
There, he became a core component of the team in his first year at the club, registering thirteen assists, after which he was voted Arsenal Player of the Season, as well as became ranked one of the best footballers in Europe by Bloomberg.
Also, he was integral in ending the club’s nine-year trophy drought, scoring a crucial free-kick en route to winning the FA Cup in the year 2014. Moreover, injuries plagued his latter years in England, and his six-year association with Arsenal ended in the year 2018.
Cazorla then returned to Villarreal for a third spell; in his 2 seasons, he recorded his highest appearance, league goals, and assist count since 2015. Moreover, in the year 2020, he signed up for the Qatari club Al Sadd.
This player made his senior debut for Spain in a victory against Peru in May 2008 and was a semi-regular participant in the nation’s triumphs at UEFA Euro 2008 and Euro 2012, as well as featuring at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
This player scored his first international goal in a friendly match against Chile and went on to amass 81 appearances and 15 goals for the national side. Moreover, in November 2012, along with fellow Premier League stars Michu and Juan Mata, he bought shares in his former club Oviedo as they struggled to raise €2 million to stay afloat in Spain’s third division.
Like any public figure and sports personality, this player has also endorsed different products from different brands. Cazorla has agreed to a personal endorsement deal with Puma.
Also, he has signed a long-term contract with the German brand to wear its footwear on the pitch and appear in promotional campaigns on its behalf. Moreover, in May linked Puma with a record sponsorship deal with Arsenal
Cazorla has a son, Enzo, and a daughter, India. Their names were tattooed on his forearms, which he would kiss after scoring goals, although the design on his left arm was ruined in the year 2017 when the skin needed for use as a graft over his infected right heel. This player is married to his beautiful wife Ursula Santirso.
Santi Cazorla – Social Media
This personality is quite famous on social media accounts. Therefore, his Instagram account ‘@santicazorla’ has earned over 1.3 million followers. He has amassed over 2.1 million followers on his ‘@19SCazorla’ Twitter account. And, his Facebook page has earned more than 3.4 million followers.