Nacho Fernandez is a popular Spanish footballer. Nacho Fernandez is well-known for playing for Real Madrid since 2001 till date.
Nacho Fernandez was born on 18 January 1990 and he is currently 31 years old. He hails from Madrid, Spain, and his zodiac sign is Capricorn. His full name is José Ignacio Fernández Iglesias. Talking about his family, he has a younger brother named Álex, who is also a footballer just like himself. He also has another younger sibling namely Maite Fernández Iglesias. His parents are mother Maite Iglesias and his father José María Fernández.
Career and Professional Life
Nacho Fernandez is a professional footballer. He plays as a defender for Real Madrid as well as the Spanish national team. With the team Real Madrid, he has spent his entire football career. It started when he made his player’s debut in the year 2011.
Both he and his brother, Álex Fernández, made their first-team debut in the same game. After his brother joined Cádiz CF, the two brothers played against each other in the year 2020.
So far, this footballer has made more than 200 appearances and won several trophies with the team Real Madrid. Among other trophies, he has also bagged four Champions Leagues with this football club. In the year 2013, he won his first senior cap for his country – Spain. Also, he was on the squad at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Furthermore, his jersey number while playing with Real Madrid is 6.
Talking about his football career as a youth, Fernández played with AD Complutense from 1999 to 2001. Then from 2001 to 2009, he played for Real Madrid. Then from 2009 till today, he has been playing with the popular football club – Real Madrid.
Nacho Fernandez is a happily married man. His wife is María Cortés. Together, the couple has three children. They are daughter Alejandra Fernández Cortés and son José Ignacio Fernández Cortés. The couple also has another son but his name is not mentioned.
Nacho Fernandez’s officially recorded height is 1.80 meters or 5 feet 11 inches. Likewise, his body weight is approximately 76 kgs. Other than this, the player’s other body measurement details like his chest-waist-hip measures, dress size, biceps, etc. are still a mystery. Further, the Spanish footballer has brown colored hair and hazel eyes.
Social Media and Net Worth
Talking about his social media presence, Nacho Fernandez is available on Instagram under the username @nachofdez90. This profile boasts more than 7.9 million followers as of December 2021. Likewise, he also has an official profile on Facebook. On this platform, he has earned over 5 million followers.
Similarly, he joined Twitter in August 2010 and so far has over 2.9 million followers on his @nachofi1990 account. Moving on, the Spanish footballer has a net worth estimation of around $6 million US dollars.