Mikel Merino

Mikel Merino Net Worth, Income, Career & All Wiki [World Cup 2022]

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What is Mikel Merino recent Net worth?
$7.71 million

Who is Mikel Merino?

Mikel Merino Zazón, a professional football player for Real Sociedad and the Spanish national team, was born on June 22, 1996.

He began his career with Osasuna and later played for Real Sociedad, Newcastle United, and Borussia Dortmund.

Merino, who won the 2019 competition, competed for Spain in two European Under-21 Championships. In 2020, he made his formal entrance.

Spanish midfielder who committed to playing for Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund in 2016–2017. He had previously been an Osasuna player, assisting them in their promotion to La Liga from the Segunda Division. Mikel Merino’s zodiac sign is Cancer, according to astrologers.

His father is Angel Merino, who played more than a decade and a half of professional soccer. Our records indicate that Mikel Merino may be single and has never been engaged. Mikel Merino hasn’t been dating anyone as of June 2022.

The 26-year-old Spanish is about 75 inches tall and weighs 79kg. He is active on social media and has 157Thousands followers on his Instagram.

The Career of Mikel Merino

Merino, a Navarre native, started his professional career with CD Amigó before transferring to CA Osasuna.  In the Tercera División during the 2013–14 season, he made his senior debut with the reserves.

Merino started in a 2-0 home victory against FC Barcelona B in the Segunda División on August 23, 2014, marking his first competitive outing with the senior team. On December 21, he scored his first goal as a professional, the game-winning goal in a 2-1 away victory over UD Las Palmas.

On January 31, 2015, Merino was unquestionably elevated to the starting lineup and given the number 8 shirt. In his debut season, he was a consistent starter, which helped them narrowly avoid relegation.

Merino helped Osasuna finish sixth and go to the promotion play-offs in the 2015–16 season with four goals from 34 games.

Merino and Borussia Dortmund agreed to a five-year contract on February 15th, 2016; it went into effect on July 1st. On October 14, he made his Bundesliga debut, playing all 90 minutes of his team’s 1-1 home draw with Hertha BSC.

Mikel Merino Midfielder

Players zoom: Mikel Merino Midfielder (Source: Goal.com)

His jersey number club is 8 and for the country is 20. He has scored 27goals in his club career.

Merino joined Newcastle United on a season-long loan in July 2017 after agreeing to a clause requiring them to sign him permanently after making a certain amount of games. He accepted a five-year contract on October 13 once this was invoked.

Merino played for the Magpies in 24 competitive games, making one goal—a late header—against Crystal Palace at St. James’ Park on October 21, 2017.

On July 12, 2018, Merino made his way back to Spain and agreed to a five-year contract with Real Sociedad for an undisclosed sum that was reportedly worth €12 million. On August 18, he played 59 minutes in his first La Liga game, a 2-1 victory over the home team Villarreal CF. On September 21, he scored his first La Liga goal, which gave SD Huesca the victory.

The 2015 UEFA European Championship in Greece was won by the Spain under-19 team, which included Merino. At the AEL FC Arena in Larissa, he gave them their first goal of the competition to start a 3-0 victory over the defending champions Germany.

His first call-up to the senior team came on August 20, 2020, for the first two games of the 2020–21 UEFA Nations League against Germany and Ukraine.

On September 3, 2020, he won his first cap against Spain by coming on for Sergio Busquets early in the second half of a 1–1 tie against Spain.

What is the net worth of Mikel Merino?

Mikel Merino earns £37,000 per week, and £1,924,000 per year playing for Real Sociedad as an M C. Mikel Merino’s net worth is £6,276,400. Mikel Merino is 23 years old and was born in Spain. His current contract expires on June 30, 2023.

Mikel Merino Spain

Players zoom: Mikel Merino Spain (Source: Goal.com)

Awards, Titles, and Achievements

He has won many awards, titles, and achievements through his club, country, and individual.

Real Sociedad

  • Copa del Rey: Winner (2019-20202)

International Spain

Spain U-19

  • UEFA European U-19 Championship: 2015

Spain U-21

  • UEFA European U-21 Championship: 2019


  • Spain Olympic silver medal: 2020
  • UEFA Nations League Runner-up: 2020-2021


  • Segunda Division Player of the Month: 2016
Below is the chart showing the comparison of Mikel Merino's goals with other Midfielder players. The selected players for comparison include Alex Sandro, Emile Smith Rowe, John Stones, Frederico Rodrigues.