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Yannick Carrasco Biography: Age, Relationship, Family, Past, Networth & More

Yannick Ferreira Carrasco is among the most creative and fiery wingers football has seen. The Belgian International played for many top European clubs in his prime footballing years. In this year’s summer transfer window, Carrasco secured a move to the rising Saudi Pro League, joining Al-Shabab for a reported €15 million. The winger who once used to run the show for Atletico Madrid in La Liga and the Champions League has now decided to join a league on the rise.

Who is Yannick Carrasco?

Yannick Carrasco is a professional football player who plays for Belgium national team. At the club level, he plays for the Saudi Pro League club Al-Shabab. A versatile player, Carrasco can play as a left midfielder, left wing-back, or left winger. At the time of his professional debut, he was known as “Ferreira Carrasco” but later chose to drop the paternal part of his Spanish-style double surname. Both his maternal grandparents are from the region of Andalusia. His maternal grandmother is from Seville, while his maternal grandfather is from Córdoba.

Yannick Carrasco Age and Career

Yannick Carrasco was born in Belgium on September 4, 1993. The 30-year-old footballer was born in Vilvoorde, Belgium, to a Portuguese father and Spanish mother. Carrasco had a difficult childhood, as his father left the family when he was young. His mother raised him and his brother, Mylan. He had to work hard to achieve his dream of becoming a professional footballer. Celia and Hugo are his two younger half-siblings.

Carrasco began his career with Monaco, where he burst onto the scene with 20 goals in 105 professional games. He won Ligue 2 in his first season and finished runner-up in Ligue 1 in the second.

From 2012-2015, Carrasco stayed at the French club. His performance earned him a move to the Spanish giants Atletico Madrid in 2015 for a reported €20 million. This was his first spell with Atletico Madrid as he left and rejoined them a few years later. His first spell was from 2015-2018, in which he scored an equalizer for Atletico Madrid against city rival Real Madrid with a close-range finish in 79th-minute to take the 2016 UEFA Champions League final into the extra-time.

Carrasco moved to Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang in 2018 for a reported €30 million. Carrasco was loaned back to Atlético Madrid on January 31, 2020, for the remainder of the season. In September 2023, Carrasco joined Saudi Pro League club Al-Shabab for a reported €15 million, where he still plays.

Yannick Carrasco was a part of Belgian football’s golden generation but failed to take off the mark successfully. Carrasco played 22 matches for the national side but only completed 90 minutes seven times. He was a part of the Belgian team that went to the 2018 Russia World Cup. He suffered a dip in form and intensity in the 2017-18 season, which took him off the favor of the manager Diego Simeone.

Yannick Carrasco Net worth

As of 2023, the professional Belgian footballer has a net worth of around €30 million. He made most of this money from his professional career in football by playing in both the international team and clubs throughout his career. Yannick Carrasco earns £214,000 per week, £11,128,000 per year playing for Al-Shabab

Yannick Carrasco Girlfriend and relationship status

Carrasco met his wife, Noemie, in 2015. Noemie Happart is a Belgian model. They began dating in 2015 but kept their relationship private over the next few years. The famous pair married each other in 2017.

Yannick Carrasco is a marvelous player and a role model for young people, especially those who have come from difficult backgrounds. Carrasco paved his way into the grandest stage of football and made a mark in the teams he played for. He is a popular figure in Belgium and has a wide fan following.

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