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Top facts about Kays Ruiz Atil

A look at the Top facts about Kays Ruiz Atil including his childhood, love life, career and his most interesting quotes.

Kays Ruiz Atil is a French-Moroccan midfielder who currently plays for Barcelona B and the Austria national team. Born in 2002 at Lyon, France,

Ruiz Atil

started his amateur career in Barcelona's famous academy, La Masia when he was seven years old. Ruiz Atil stayed at Barcelona's academy for the next six years and caught the eyes of many scouts with his fine performances for Barcelona's youth ranks.

In 2015 Barcelona was handed a transfer ban due to illegal signings of underage players. As a result many La Masia players, including Kubo and Ruiz Atil had to leave the academy. In 2015, Ruiz Atil joined Paris Saint Germain academy and spent the following six years at Paris.

Ruiz Atil's career breakthrough came in 2020 when he was promoted to Paris Saint Germain's senior side. Despite his potentials, Ruiz Atil did not find enough playing time and had to play most of the season with the reserve team.

During the first half of the 20-21 season, he played seven games for


under former manager, Thomas Tuchel. After the appointment of Mauricio Pochettino, Ruiz Atil was sent back to play at PSG's U19 team. In the summer of 2021, it was announced that Kais Ruiz-Atil would return to Barcelona on a three year contract.

Ruiz Atil has been a member of Morocco U16, France U16 and France U19 teams. He has not played any international matches so far in his career. Despite being only 18 years old, Kays Ruiz Atil is regarded as a very promising talents in Europe. By the time of writing this article, He has registered 13 goals and 7 assists in 46 matches during his club career. Now let's have a look at the top

facts about Kays Ruiz Atil


Top facts about Kays Ruiz Atil you might want to know

In the following article we will take a look at the Top facts about Kays Ruiz Atil. First we present you with some of the general information.

  • Full Name

    : Kays Ruiz Atil

  • Date and Place of Birth:

    29 August 2002 / Lyon, France

  • Height & Weight

    : 1.68 m /64 kg

  • Family Members:

    Radouan Atil (Father), Antonia Ruiz (Mother)

  • Marital Status:


  • Wife/Girlfriend:

    Not Known

  • Children

    :  None

  • Current team:

    FC Barcelona

  • Jersey Number:

    36 at Paris Saint Germain

  • Zodiac Sign

    : Virgo

Kays Ruiz Atil Birthday, Zodiac Sign and nationality

First part our article on top facts about Kays Ruiz Atil is about his birthday.

Kays Ruiz Atil's Birthday

is at 29th day of August 2002. Kays Ruiz Atil nationality is French-Moroccan. He also has Spanish nationality.

Kays Ruiz Atil zodiac sign is Virgo. He shares his birthday with many great stars from football and other fields. Some of the most famous figures born on August 29 are:

Footballers: Vincent Enyeama and Jon Dahl Tomasson / Actors and Actresses: Rebecca De Mornay, Elliott Gould, Joel Schumacher and Richard Attenborough / Singers: Michael Jackson

Kays Ruiz Atil Childhood story 

At this part we will look at the top facts about Kays Ruiz Atil Childhood story as well as the family and the background he grew up in.

Ruiz Atil was born in Lyon, France. His parents are of French, Moroccan and Spanish decent. Both of his parents are football fans. His mother, Antonia Ruiz is French and his father, Radouan Atil is a French-Moroccan who was active as a football coach at the time of Kays' childhood. It was actually during the time he was coached by his father at local club, FC Gerland that he caught the eyes of Barcelona scouts. He also spent a short time training with Lyon but, at just seven years old, he received an offer from Barcelona.

Kays Ruiz Atil's arrival at Barcelona coincided with the period in which


was at the top of the football world. The legendary Pep Guardiola side won a total of 14 titles out of the possible 18 between 2008 till 2012. Ruiz Atil was fascinated by the amazing atmosphere of the city during that time and fell in love with his new club. His parent played their part and encouraged him to pursue his dreams of becoming a footballer.

Ruiz Atil rose through the La Masia ranks with ease and proved himself to be one of the best prospects of the academy. However, fate had different plans for the teenage midfield as he was forced to leave his boyhood club after Barcelona was founded guilty of illegally signing under age players.

He made his first start for

Barcelona B

on December 15, 2019, in a 3–1 win against La NucIa. He scored his first goal on February 2, 2020, a stoppage time winner in a 2–1 win against AE Prat, after coming on in the 81st minute.

The following season, Ruiz Atil was called up to join Barcelona's senior squad, which marked the beginning of his professional career.

Kays Ruiz Atil girlfriend, Relationships and Marital Status

There is no official news about

Kays Ruiz Atil's girlfriend

as he has successfully kept his private life away from the media. He has not shared any pictures of himself with any girls on his social media accounts. Any new information about Kays Ruiz Atil love life will be published here at SportMob.

Kays Ruiz Atil Career

Ruiz Atil's professional career started in the 20-21 season when he played his first game for PSG. He made his first team debut in a 1-0 loss to


. He was part of the starting lineup for the match, but was substituted for Colin Dagba after the hour mark.

The midfielder started his youth career at FC Gerland and Lyon before being identified as a future star by Barcelona in 2009, at the age of just seven-years-old. On 31 August 2018, he signed his first professional contract with the club. In the following seasons, Ruiz-Atil played in the UEFA Youth League, under the supervision of Thiago Motta for the 2018–19 season, to whom he was quite close

For much of the 2020–21 season, Ruiz-Atil was training with and playing matches for PSG's first team; he made a total of seven appearances under the management of Thomas Tuchel in the first half of the season.

The highlight of his campaign came in February as he faced off against his hometown club, Lyon, in the last 16 of the Coupe Gambardella – France's national U19 cup competition.

The highlight of his campaign came in February as he faced off against his hometown club, Lyon, in the last 16 of the Coupe Gambardella – France's national U19 cup competition.

Ruiz Atil retains a special affection for Lyon – he cites

Karim Benzema

as his footballing idol – and his return of a goal direct from a free kick and two assists in the Parisiens' 5-1 victory will have meant a lot to him.

in February 2021, one month after the arrival of Mauricio Pochettino as head coach, he was sent back to train with the U19 squad, with his departure at the end of his contract in June 2021 becoming increasingly likely according to various reports. On 25 May, he officially announced on social media that he would leave PSG at the end of his contract.

On 12 July 2021, Ruiz Atil returned to Barcelona, signing a three-year contract with an option for a further two years. He was assigned to the reserve team in the Primera Division RFEF. His buyout clause was set at 50 million euros, and upon a potential promotion to the first team, the clause will rise to 100 million.

Kays Ruiz Atil is a right-footed midfielder who can play as a central midfielder or an attacking midfielder. His passing skills is great which is not surprise since he spent his whole childhood at Barcelona's academy.

Elegant, while at the same time skillful on the ball his playing style reminds everyone of former Barcelona midfields, Iniesta and Thiago. Moreover, his acceleration and speed help him to avoid pressure from any midfielder despite having a smaller body. With a lower centre of gravity, he is a great dribbler with incredible technique.

Kays Ruiz Atil Transfermarket stats

According to

Kays Ruiz Atil Transfermarket

stats, he has played a total of 19 games for three of Paris Saint Germain sides. (Paris Saint-Germain, Paris Saint-Germain UEFA U19 and Paris Saint-Germain U19). He has scored 1 goals and has provided 3 assists for his team mates. Ruiz Atil finished his career spell at Paris Saint-Germain U19 with 1 goals in 11 games. He also registered a goal and 2 assist in one games for PSG UEFA U19. His short spell with PSG senior side ended with no goals and assists in 7 games.

During his career, Kays Ruiz Atil has played 7 games as a central midfield, 2 games as a left-winger and 1 game as a centre-forward.

On the international level Kays Ruiz Atil Transfermarket stats that he has been called up to the Morocco U16 and France U19 sides without making any appearances.

Ruiz Atil is currently under contract with Barcelona until the end of June 2025. His market Value is at 3 million Euros. Kays Ruiz-Atil is ranked number 338 among all players worldwide playing as .Central Midfield. With a market value of €3.00m, Kays Ruiz-Atil is ranked number 3 among all players of at Barcelona B

Kays Ruiz Atil has an estimated net worth of 1 million Euros in 2021, including all of his properties and earnings.

Kays Ruiz Atil market value

is at 3 million Euros. Kays Ruiz Atil salary in 2021 is reportedly 30thousand Euros annually.

Some Short top facts about Kays Ruiz Atil

  • Kays Ruiz was signed up by the famous brand, Adidas when he was just 13 years old. In 2020 He became Puma's ambassador.

  • Like many other football stars, Kays Ruiz Atil is passionate about playing video games, especially the FIFA game. Kays Ruiz Atil rating in FIFA 21 is 65 (his overall rating) with a potential of 83. He has got a 3-star skill moves rating.

  • Kays Ruiz Atil religion is Islam. He is a Muslim by birth. Judging from his pre-game rituals and prayers he seems to be a religious person.

  • Upon joining PSG in 2015, Ruiz Atil became the youngest outfield player to ever sign a professional contract with the Parisian club five days after turning 16.

Kays Ruiz Atil is active in social media. Kays Ruiz Atil Instagram account, (


) has around 256k followers, which is pretty impressive for an 18-year-old who's rarely played for any club's first team.

Kays Ruiz Atil Height is 1.68 meters. Kays Ruiz Atil weight is 64kg.

Kays Ruiz Atil position

is the central midfield. Although he has also played many games as the right or the left winger.

The most interesting facts about

Kays Ruiz Atil tattoos

is that he does not have any tattoos on his body. It is not a surprise though as he is only 18 years old.

  • Rodrigo Messi, brother of Lionel, is believed to have been involved in the negotiations for the return of the player to the LaLiga giants. The signing took place  in the presence of club president Joan Laporta.

  • During the pandemic-enforced lockdown Kais Ruiz Atil has worked on a strength-based training plan in the hope that he will catch the eye upon his return to Barcelona and will be given the chance to play for the senior side.

  • Kays Ruiz Atil's nickname while he was in PSG was ‘The Spaniard’ because of his time spent in Spain. Indeed, due to growing up with a Spanish father and in Barcelona, he has often been known to default to Spanish when speaking.His style of play, too, is regarded as being from the Spanish school, based around technique and grace rather than physicality.

Kays Ruiz comes from the same generation as 

Ansu Fati

, arriving at Barcelona at the age of six in 2009, where he started playing in the club’s youth system until 2015, before joining PSG

Kays Ruiz Atil Quotes

One of the most amusing parts of


's article on top

facts about Kays Ruiz Atil

is a look back at his most interesting and controversial quotes about himself and other players.

On His experience as a Barcelona Player:

Yes, yes, the real Barcelona – ​​the one with the striped jersey that makes you dream so much, beyond the great education that Masia taught me, I have the chance today to speak fluent Spanish.

At 16 years old, I realise that it is a precious skill to have going forward in my football career, which I hope is the best possible.

On his Idol, Karim Benzema:

It's the brand that has always made me want. It is also that of my model Karim Benzema. Okay, he's playing in Madrid while I've been through Barcelona. But he is mostly Lyonnais, like me.

On his lack of playing time at PSG:

I have not yet had the opportunity to train with the pro group of PSG but my dream is to one day play in the first team, that of PSG and not another.

If PSG do not want to allow me to train with the first team, there are other clubs. Things are not going to end at PSG. There are clubs that have made me an offer where I train with the first team and then I play matches for their reserves.

On his return to FC Barcelona:

I am very excited to have returned, since I was little I wanted to play for Barca, but I experienced the ban from FIFA. I always had it in my head to go back, finally it has been possible, I would like to be in the first team and see if I make my debut. I am very happy to return home, Barca has always been a family to me.

Kays Ruiz Atil records and achievements

We round up our article on the top facts about Kays Ruiz Atil with his accomplishments and titles. Kays Ruiz Atil has not yet won any individual or collective awards. However, his talent is such that his success seems inevitable. Now with the youngster back at his boyhood club, Barcelona, He is hoping to get the chance to play at Barcelona's first team and win many awards.

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