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Top facts about Oscar Mingueza, Barcelona's defender

Thu 04 March 2021 | 4:30

A look at the Top facts about Oscar Mingueza, Barcelona's promising youngster including his childhood, love life, career and his most interesting quotes.

The year 2020 has been the most amazing year of Oscar Mingueza career. The young Spanish central defender joined Barcelona's famous academy, La Masia in the summer of 2018. He played his debut for Barcelona in the first half of the 2020-21 season, but became a starter for the Catalans since the beginning of the 20-21 season.

Under new coach and former Barcelona legend, Ronald Koeman, the club has gone through many changes, and one of the most obvious of them is the emergence of many young talents into the first team. Barcelona has suffered greatly from its aging squad in recent seasons and it was time they once again count on the youngsters for the future of the club.

The likes of Ansu Fati, Pedri Gonzalez was promoted from Barcelona's academy to the first team. Alongside the Uruguan defender,

Ronald Araujo

, Mingueza is another one of La Masia graduates who make it into the first team.

Despite playing only 20 games so far with

Barcelona

, The 21 year's old defender has established himself as one of the most promising defenders in Europe. He is now considered by the fans as the best defender of the team. We will have to wait and see how the rest of Mingueza first season will go. For now let's have a look at the top facts about Oscar Mingueza, Barcelona's promising defender.

Top facts about Oscar Mingueza you might want to know

In the following article we will take a look at the

Top facts about Oscar Mingueza

, Barcelona's promising youngster. First we present you with some of the general information.

  • Full Name

    : Oscar Mingueza Garcia

  • Date and Place of Birth

    : 13 May 1999 / Santa Perpetua de Mogoda, Spain

  • Height & Weight

    : 1.84 m /75 kg

  • Marital Status

    : in a relationship

  • Girlfriends

    : Andrea Freijomil

  • Children

    : None

  • Current team

    : FC Barcelona

  • Jersey Number

    : 3 at FC Barcelona

  • Zodiac Sign

    : Taurus

Oscar Mingueza Birthday, Zodiac Sign and nationality

First part our article on top facts about Oscar Mingueza is about his birthday.

Oscar Mingueza Birthday

is at 12th day of May 1999.

Oscar Mingueza nationality

is Spanish. He was born in Santa Perpetua de Mogoda, Spain, which is just a 30-minute drive away from the Camp Nou

Oscar Mingueza zodiac sign is Taurus. He shares his birthday with many great stars from football and other fields. Some of the most famous figures born on 12th of May are:

Footballers

: Marcelo Vieira,

Frenkie de Jong

and Robbie Rogers /

Actors and Actresses:

Stephen Baldwin, Mackenzie Astin and Lindsay Crouse/

Singers

: Vanessa A. Williams

Oscar Mingueza Childhood story

At this part we will look at the top facts about

Oscar Mingueza Childhood

story and the family and the background he grew up in.

Oscar Mingueza was born into a middle-class family. Oscar Mingueza nationality is Spanish. Oscar's parents were both football fans and supported their son from early age to pursue his dreams of becoming a footballer.

When he was 7 years old his parents took him to Barcelona to arrange for him a trial at La Masia. Mingueza passed the trial and started his amateur career with Barcelona U7 team. Mingueza stayed with the club for the next 13 years before finally making his professional debut in the 20-21 season.

Mingueza had a very successful career at La Masia. He made his debut for Barcelona B in 2016 against Liogostera and won the UEFA Youth League a year later. He played 19 times for Barcelona B during the 2019-20 season.

One interesting fact about Oscar Mingueza is that her sister, Andrea Mingueza is the captain and the best player of

Barcelona's female team

.

Oscar Mingueza Girlfriend, Relationships and Marital Status

Oscar Mingueza has been in a relationship with a beautiful girl whose name is Andrea Freijomil. Andrea is a Spanish model who have worked with popular brands like Oh My Collection and Alessandro Simoni. She is also an ambassador for the jewelry brand Louveme.

He has shared some beautiful photos of himself accompanied with his girlfriend on his social media accounts.

The couple has been together since 2018 and are yet to marry. However, judging from Oscar Mingueza's Instagram posts it is clear that he has introduced his girlfriend to his family and friends and the two might well end up marrying.

Andrea Freijomil is active on social media.

Oscar Mingueza girlfriend

's Instagram account,

@andreafreijomil

has 21k followers.

 Any new information about Oscar Mingueza love life will be published here at SportMob. 

Oscar Mingueza Career

Oscar Mingueza is a central defender who currently plays for Barcelona football club and Spain national team.

A tall, strong central defender, Mingueza oozes calm on the ball while playing out from the back - as you might expect for a Barca starlet. He is comfortable with both feet and happy to play the ball between the lines to start attacks.

While not blessed with pace, he uses his brain more in defensive situations to ensure he's in the right position to deal with the threat rather than trying to bail himself out.

Professionally,

Oscar Mingueza career

started in 2020 when he was promoted to Barcelona first team, 13 years after entering the club's academy.

Mingueza made his first team debut for Barcelona on 24 November 2020, as a substitute for the injured

Gerard Pique

, starting the 4–0 UEFA Champions League group stage away win against Dynamo Kyiv. Five days later, he made his La Liga debut in a 4–0 win against Osasuna at Camp Nou. The youngster made one blocked shot, six interceptions and won 100% of all his duels in his debut.

With Sergi Roberto out with a long-term injury and

Sergino Dest

struggling with form, Oscar Mingueza is eager to take his chances and become a starter for his beloved club in the future. He can play both as a central defender and a right-back.

As of February 2021, Mingueza has played 23 games for Barcelona across all competitions. He is yet to score a goal but has provided 2 assists so far into his first professional career.

On the International level, Oscar Mingueza has been called up to Spain U19 team but is yet to play any game with the team. Given his good performances for Barcelona so far into the 20-21 season, it would not be surprising if he gets a call up to wither the youth or the senior Spain national teams.

Oscar Mingueza Net worth, Salary and Market Value

Oscar Mingueza net worth

is estimated to be 1 million Dollars in 2021, including all of his properties and earnings.

Oscar Mingueza market value

is at 5 million Euros. He is ranked number 23 among all Barcelona players and number 200 among all La Liga players. Oscar Mingueza salary in 2020 is reportedly 1.5 million Euros annually.

Oscar Mingueza Transfermarket stats

According to

Oscar Mingueza Transfermarket

stats, he has played a total of 76 games for two clubs (Barcelona B and Barcelona senior team). He is yet to score any goals but has provided 6 assists for his team mates.

Oscar Mingueza Transfermarket stats shows why he is considered among the most promising defender in the world. He is often praised for his ability to read the game and break the opposition's attacks. During his career, Oscar Mingueza has played 55 games as a central defender, 16 games as a right-back and 3 games as a left-back.

On the international level

Oscar Mingueza

Transfermarket stats shows that he has not played any games for Spain youth and senior national teams.

Mingueza currently has a €100m release clause which will double after his first-team promotion. He is under contract with Barcelona until the end of June 2021.

Some Short top facts about Oscar Mingueza

Oscar Mingueza is active in social media.

Oscar Mingueza Instagram

account,

@oscarmingueza

. He has around 300k followers. Given the fact that this is his first season at Barcelona, it is expected that his followers increase dramatically in the following months.

Oscar Mingueza Height

is 1.84 meters. Oscar Mingueza weight is 75 kg. Oscar Mingueza position is central defender. Although he has played as a right and left back too.

Oscar Mingueza age

is 21.

The most interesting facts about

Oscar Mingueza tattoos

is that he does not have a tattoo on his body, which is not surprising given the fact that he has only started his career.

Like many other football stars, Oscar Mingueza is passionate about playing the FIFA game. Oscar Mingueza rating in FIFA 21 is 67 (his overall rating) with a potential of 80. Mingueza has got a 2-star skill moves rating. He prefers to shoot with his right foot.

Oscar Mingueza religion

is Christianity. He is a Catholic by birth.

Oscar Mingueza played at every single level of Barcelona's academy, something only Carles Alena, Sergi Samper and Marti Riverola have done before him.

Oscar Mingueza Quotes

One of the most amusing parts of

SportMob

's article on top facts about Oscar Mingueza is a look back at his most interesting and controversial quotes about himself and other players.

On His debut at Barcelona:

"I'm very happy, after all I've worked and all I've suffered, making my Champions League debut with the best team in the world is a dream. When I found out I was playing I was very happy. I was a little nervous... I thought of my family, my girlfriend... It was very special."

On playing for Barcelona senior team:

I will try to help the first team with whatever it takes. It is a pride to be able to play with the best in the world and I will take advantage of every minute. It is an honor to be part of the first team. It’s a great feeling, and the last three games have been great.”

On his errors in the game against Osasona:

“It is true that we relaxed a bit after being three goals up, but we played very well overall.”

On the influence of Koeman on his playing style:

“Of course, Koeman corrected me. He tries to correct us all for the benefit of the team. I will improve what needs to be improved.”

Oscar Mingueza records and achievements

We round up our article on the top facts about Oscar Mingueza with a list of his most notable achievements and records at club and international level.

With Barcelona B:

UEFA Youth League: 2017–18

With Barcelona:

Spanish Super Cup runner-up in 2020–21

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