Fabian Ruiz is a Spanish professional football player. He plays as a central midfielder for the Serie A club, Napoli and the Spain national team. He started his football career at Betis in 2014 and played for Elche on loan deal in 2017. He signed with Napoli in 2018 and won Coppa Italia in 2020. On the international level, he represented Spain’s youth teams before making his senior international debut in 2019.
He is known for his vision, passing, ball control, and dribbling skills.
What is Fabian Ruiz Famous For?
- Central midfielder for Napoli and Spain national team.
- won Coppa Italia 2019-20.
Where is Fabian Ruiz From?
Fabian Ruiz was born on 3 April 1996. His full name is Fabian Ruiz Pena. His birth place is in Los Paalacios y Villafranca in Spain. He holds Spanish nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. His mother is Chari Pena.
Fabian Ruiz Career
- Fabian Ruiz started playing football at an early age. He joined the youth setup of Real Betis in 2004. Progressing through the youth ranks of the club, he was promoted to the club’s reserves in 2014. He made his senior debut against Marbella FC in the Segunda Division B championship. The same year, he made his professional debut with the club’s first team against CD Lugo in the Segundo Division. He was part of the club that won the championship and achieved promotion to La Liga. He made his La Liga debut against Villarreal CF in August 2015. He signed a new contract with the club in 2016.
- The club loaned Ruiz to Elche in the second level in December 2016. He scored the first professional goal of his career against Gimnastic de Tarragona in March 2017. He made 18 appearances for the club but the club suffered relegation.
- He returned to Betis and became a regular starter for the club under new manager Quique Setien. He scored his first goal in the top tier against Levante in September 2017. He renewed his contract with the club that would keep him at the club until 2023 and his buyout clause was set at €30 million. He secured Betis’s UEFA Europa League spot scoring the winning goals for Betis against Malaga in April 2018.
- He signed a five-year contract with the Italian club, Napoli in July 2018. The club reportedly paid Fabian’s €30 million buyout clause to sign him. He made his debut for Napoli against Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League. He made his Serie A debut against Parma Calcio 1913 in the same month. He was part of Napoli that won the Coppa Italia 2019-20. He received interest from the English club, Manchester United in 2022.
- On the international level, he represented Spain’s national team at various age levels. He was a key player for the Spain U21 team that won the UEFA European U21 Championship in 2019. He also won UEFA European U21 Championship Golden Player Award.
- He made his senior international debut against the Faroe Islands in the Euro 2020 qualifiers. He had received his first senior call-up during the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Norway and Malta. He scored his debut senior international goal against Romania in November 2019.
Who is Fabian Ruiz Girlfriend?
Fabian Ruiz is not married. The Spanish midfielder is not single. He is dating Lulu Pride.
What is Fabian Ruiz Height?
Fabian Ruiz stands at the height of 1.89 m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a body weight of 70 kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are dark browns.
His sexual orientation is straight.
What is Fabian Ruiz Salary and Net Worth?
Fabian Ruiz earns from his professional career as a football player. His income comes from salary, bonuses, and sponsorships. He currently plays for the Italian club, Napoli where he has an annual salary of around €6 million. The club reportedly paid his buyout clause of €30 million buyout clause to sign him from Real Betis. His net worth is estimated at around €4 million.
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