Get to know Lamine Yamal’s net worth, salary and detailed biography

Get to know Lamine Yamal’s net worth, salary and detailed biography

Ciku Njuguna
June 20, 2024 at 9:12 PM
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Spanish football star Lamine Yamal took Euro 2024 by storm during his debut on the continental stage. The number 27 forward plays for the Spanish national football team and FC Barcelona. This article details Lamine Yamal's net worth, on-field success, and biography.

Lamine Yamal's net worth
Spain's Yamal (l) in action during an EURO match against Croatia. He poses for a portrait (r) ahead of the tournament. Photo by Peter Lous/BSR Agency, Alexander Scheuber/UEFA. Modified by author
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Who is the youngest football player in Spain? Barca's forward Yamal entered the history books as the youngest football player at UEFA Euro finals. Discover more about the wunderkind's meteoric rise to football stardom and the financial benefits that come with it.

Lamine Yamal's profile summary

Full name

Lamine Yamal Nasraoui Ebana

Nickname

Mini Messi, Mono, Messinho

Gender

Male

Date of birth

July 13, 2007

Age

16 as of June 2024

Place of birth

Esplugues de Llobregat, Spain

Nationality

Spanish

Height

178 centimetres (5'8")

Weight

66 kilograms (145.5 lb)

Mother

Sheila Ebana

Father

Mounir Nasraoui

Siblings

1

Relationship status

Single

Education

La Masia

Profession

Professional football player

Teams

Spanish national football team, FC Barcelona

Position

Right winger

Debut

2023

Years active

2021 - 2024

Market value

$96.6 million

Net worth

$2.14 million -$3 million

Social media

X(Twitter), Instagram

How much is Lamine Yamal's net worth?

Forbles' report on the most expensive young players revealed that Yamal's value has increased to $1.075 billion, with a $144 million increase in one season from $11.8 million to $155.8 million.

Other online sources, such as Isfootball and CAKnowledge, estimate his financial assets at $2.14 million and $3 million, respectively.

Lamine Yamal's net worth
Lamine Yamal of Spain poses for a portrait during the UEFA EURO 2024 tournament on June 10, 2024 in Donaueschingen, Germany. Photo by Alexander Scheuber/UEFA. Modified by author
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How much is Lamine Yamal's salary?

With Lamine Yamal's contract set to cost up to one billion euros for a buyout, he becomes the youngest footballer to play for FC Barcelona. In July 2023, he began his senior team journey for FC Barcelona.

Capology reports that Lamine Yamal's guaranteed salary is $5.3 million (€5.01 million). Here is an overview of how much Yamal Lamine is getting paid throughout his contract.

Guaranteed salary

$5.3 million (€5.01 million)

Annual base salary

$1.795 million (€1.67 million)

Salary per month

$160,768 (€149,553)

Salary per week

$40,192 (€37,388)

Bonus

$451,476 (€420,000)

Signing date

October 2, 2023

Expiration date

June 30, 2026

Release clause value

$1.075 billion (€1 billion)

Biography

Yamal was born in Esplugues de Llobregat, near Barcelona, Spain, to a Moroccan father and an Equatoguinean mother. He grew up in La Torreta, La Roca del Vallès, and later in Rocafonda, Mataro, a neighbourhood he acknowledges with every goal he scores.

Although Lamine Yamal's parents separated when he was three, they both played an active role in his training at CF La Torreta and later Barcelona's youth academy, according to the New York Times.

Lamine Yamal's net worth
Lamine Yamal of FC Barcelona in action during the La Liga EA Sports match against Valencia CF at Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys on April 29, 2024. Photo by Manuel Queimadelos/Quality Sport Images.
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Is Lamine Yamal in school?

Growing up, Lamine schooled in Granollers. According to El Periodico, the winger is an ESO student (Educación Secundaria Obligatoria).

What is Lamine Yamal's height and weight?

According to the FC Barcelona website, the winger is five feet and eight inches tall (178 centimetres). He weighs 145.5 pounds (66 kilograms).

How old is Lamine Yamal?

Born on the 13th of July, 2007, the Blaugrana is 16 years old as of June 2024. His zodiac sign is Gemini. Lamine Yamal's 16th birthday was widely celebrated thanks to Barca Universal’s announcement of his birthdate and age in a celebratory birthday post.

Lamine Yamal's net worth
Lamine Yamal of Spain (front) runs with the ball during a friendly match against Brazil at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on March 26, 2024, in Madrid, Spain. Photo by Alvaro Medranda/Quality Sport Images.
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Career

Lamine discovered his talent on the concrete surfaces of Plaça de Joan XXIII, where he spent much of his time. At six, he was scouted and invited to play a match at Ciutat Esportiva, where his skill became more apparent. Later, he would move to La Masia, where he still lives.

FC Barcelona

In 2023, Yamal graduated from Barcelona's La Masia and made his senior debut against Real Betis Balompié at 15 years, 9 months and 16 days old. He became the youngest player ever to play competitively for the Catalans.

Yamal also holds the record as the first-ever player to score three La Liga goals before 17. Have a look at various Blaugrana records set by the winger between 2022 and 2024.

  • The youngest footballer to start in a LaLiga match at 16 years and 38 days
  • The youngest footballer to provide an assist in LaLiga at 16 years and 45 days
  • The youngest Barcelona debut in the Champions League at 16 years and 68 days
  • The youngest football player to start in the Champions League at 16 years and 83 days
  • The youngest player to provide an assist in the Champions League at 16 years and 153 days
  • The youngest LaLiga goal-scorer at 16 years and 87 days
  • The youngest footballer to play in an El Clásico match at 16 years and 107 days
  • The youngest player to play and score in the Spanish Super Cup at 16 years and 182 days
  • The youngest footballer ever to score twice during a LaLiga match at 16 years and 213 days
Lamine Yamal's net worth
FC Barcelona's Lamine Yamal controls the ball during a La Liga EA Sports match against Valencia CF at Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys on April 29, 2024. Photo by Manuel Queimadelos/Quality Sport Images.
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Lamine Yamal's club stats

Before joining the Blaugrana joined the senior team, he played for Barça's youth, Under-16 and Under-19 teams. Have a look at his stats based on data published by Transfermarkt.

Team

Period

Appearances

Goals

Assists

FC Barcelona

2022 - 2024

51

7

10

FC Barcelona UEFA Under-19

2022 - 2023

6

-

-

FC Barcelona Atlètic

2022 - 2023

3

-

-

Spanish national football team

The footballer made his international debut under David Gordo during an Under-15 international friendly match against Russia. At the time of writing, Lamine is the youngest-ever debutant for Spain's senior national football team and a goal-scorer.

Yamal became the youngest player to appear at UEFA Euro after playing in Spain's 3-0 win over Croatia at the Euro 2024.

Lamine Yamal's international stats

At 16 years 338 days, the Spanish prodigy was instrumental in La Roja's campaign against Croatia by providing Carvajal with an assist against Croatia at the 2024 European Championship.

Lamine Yamal's net worth
Spain's Lamine Yamal kicks the ball during a UEFA EURO 2024 match against Croatia at Olympiastadion on June 15, 2024, in Berlin, Germany. Photo by Marvin Ibo Guengoer - GES Sportfoto.
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Awards

  • 2023 Spanish champion
  • Spain's 2023 top scorer
  • 2023 Torneio Internacional Algarve Under-17
  • 2023 Algarve Tournament Under-17 top goal scorer
  • 2023 UEFA Euro Under-17 top goal scorer
  • 2023 KAFD Globe Soccer Emerging Player Award
  • 2023 La Liga Best Under-23 Player
  • The Youngest Award 2023 - Tuttosport Golden Boy

Frequently asked questions

Lamine Yamal's net worth reveals his remarkable success in the sport. The youngster has won the hearts of many with his playmaking skills. Here are more facts about the Spanish star.

1. Why is Lamine Yamal not in FC24?

Despite having an impressive resume, Yamal is not featured on football's most popular video game platform, EA Sport FC24. According to some reports, the platform can not feature football players under 17.

2. Is Lamine Yamal right or left-footed?

The teenage sensation is a left-footed right winger. Quick on his feet, his style of play features intervals of short bursts of speed that allow him to break through the defence.

3. What position does Lamine Yamal play in?

At the time of writing, Yamal plays in the right wing. However, he can also occupy striker or attacking midfielder positions.

Final word

Lamine Yamal's net worth is expected to grow significantly based on his growth and potential. His prowess and success have earned him comparisons to Argentinian legend Lionel Messi, whose net worth has surpassed a billion dollars at the time of writing.

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Ciku Njuguna is a journalist with 3 year’s experience in content creation based in Kenya. She currently covers sports personnel as well as team biographies.