Carlos Vela

Carlos Alberto Vela Garrido famed as Carlos Vela is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a forward for Los Angeles FC and the Mexico national team. He started his career at Mexican club Guadalajara, where he caught the eye of various European clubs after finishing as the top scorer at the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship. He is a very talented football player. He made his debut with the senior Mexico national team in 2007 in a friendly match against Brazil and scored his first goal for his country in a friendly against Guatemala. In November 2014, he made his return to the national team and participated in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2018 FIFA World Cup. He plays by wearing a shirt number 10.

Gossips and Rumors

Carlos Vela and Bob Bradley named finalists for MLS Awards. Captain Carlos Vela and head coach Bob Bradley both earned distinctions on Tuesday as finalists for the end-of-year MLS Awards, which highlight the top talent and performances from across the league over the last season of play. Bradley is a finalist for the MLS Head Coach of the Year after his efforts in leading LAFC in its inaugural season. Vela, meanwhile, is nominated for two awards – the Landon Donovan MVP award and the MLS Newcomer of the Year.

Famous For

  • Being a famous forwarder.

The early life of Carlos

On 1st March 1989, Vela was born. His nationality is Mexican. He was born to Enrique Vela and Nella Garrido, his parents. His father had played semi-professional football but an injury caused by a torn ligament caused him to retire. His ethnicity is White and his birth sign is Aries. He was born in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico. He also has a brother named Alejandra Vela.

There is no information regarding his educational qualification.

Body Features of Carlos

Carlos Vela has got an athletic body shape. He has a tall height of 1.77 m and has a balanced weight of 75 Kg. He has a very healthy body with an attractive body. He maintains his body a lot. With his glowing smile, he attracts a lot of people towards him.

Career of Carlos

  • Carlos started his youth career by playing with Guadalajara.
  • He started his senior career with the famous English club Arsenal.
  • He played for Arsenal from the year 2005 to 2012 scoring 3 goals for Arsenal. Later, he was sent off to Salamanca on loan.
  • He played 31 games for this club scoring 8 goals in the 2007-2008 season.
  • After that, he was again loaned to Osasuna and was further sent to West Bromwich Albion from the year 2008 to 2011.
  • Later, he was loaned and transfer to Real Sociedad in the year 2011 to 2012 season and ended the season netting 12 goals in his 35 appearances for the club.
  • After that, he made a free transfer to Real Sociedad and remained there as per his 5 years deal from 2012 till the end of 2017’s season netting 54 goals in a total of 184 appearances.
  • Currently, after his contract with Sociedad expired, Vale is with the Los Angeles FC since 2018 and has already appeared in 12 games netting 7 goals for his new squad.
  • On 8 August 2017, it was announced that he was signed by Los Angeles FC.
  • On 26 July 2018, after conducting a popular vote on Twitter, Vela was voted to captain the MLS side in the 2018 MLS All-Star Game against Juventus.
  • He participated in Mexico’s CONCACAF Gold Cup victory in 2009.
  • He participated in the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa and various major tournaments including the 2014 World Cup and FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia.

Affairs of Carlos

Carlos is not married yet but he is in a relationship with his girlfriend Saioa Canibano. With her, he also has a son named Romeo. Saioa is Spanish by nationality and she works in the local media. The couple is living a happy life together.

Previously, he dated Altair Jarabo in the year 2010 and after that, he dated Shanik Aspe.

Net Worth of Carlos

The net worth of Carlos Vela is estimated to have $20 Million as of 2018. He is earning a good amount of money from his work. He has a current market value of around £7.65. His salary is $5 Million. He is satisfied with his earning.

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