Who is Alfonso Pedraza?
Alfonso Pedraza Sag is a popular Spanish professional footballer who plays for Villarreal. Mainly as a winger, he can also operate as a left-back. Formed at Villarreal, Sag continued to play as a senior for that club together with Lugo, Leeds United, Alaves, and Betis.
Alfonso Pedraza Career
He joined Villarreal CF’s youth setup in 2011 at the age of 15 years following starting out at Seneca CF. Alfonso was then elevated to the former’s C Team in Tercera Division. He made his senior debut appearing as a second-half substitute for the reserves in a 2-2 away draw over CF Reus Deportu in the Segunda Division B championship on January 11, 2015. Pedraza scored his first goal on March 1, the game’s only goal in a home win against CD Atletico Baleares.
Following being already a regular with the B’s and being called up to the main team by manager Marcelino Garcia Toral, he made his professional, and La Liga debut on April 5, 2015. He replaced Jonathan dos Santos in the 72nd minute of a 0-0 draw at Valencia CF. He was then loaned to Segunda Division side CD Lugo for one year on July 28, 2016. Pedraza scored his first professional goal on August 21, by netting the first in a 2-2 away draw with Gimnastic de Tarragona. He concluded the season with 6 successful strikes and 8 assists, helping to a final 9th position.
On January 31, 2017, he joined Leeds United on loan until the end of the campaign, with Villarreal paying Lugo £300,000 in order to cancel his deal with them. The deal with the English side consisted of an option to buy for £8.5 million in May, provided they won promotion from the EFL Championship. Following featuring from the bench in his debut, a 2-1 defeat at Huddersfield Town, Pedraza scored his first goal on March 3, in a 3-1 away victory against Birmingham City. However, the team could only rank 7th, and he went back to the Estadio de la Ceramica.
Still owned by Villarreal, he signed with Deportivo Alaves for one year with a buyout clause on July 5, 2017. Pedraza scored his first goal in the Spanish top fight on January 21, 2018, putting the hosts ahead 2-0 in a final 2-2- home draw over CD Leganes. After returning from loan, he was regularly deployed as a left-back by manager Javier Calleja and was definitely included in Villarreal’s first team. He then scored his first goal for the club to earn a 1-1 home draw over Levante UD in a local derby on November 4, 2018.
How old is Alfonso Pedraza?
Alfonso Pedraza Sag is currently aged 26 years as of 2022, having been born on April 9, 1996, in San Sebastian de los Ballesteros, Spain. He shares his birthday with celebrities including Dennis Quaid, Marc Jacobs, Jesse McCartney, Kristen Stewart, Cynthia Nixon, Leighton Meester, and Elle Fanning, among others.
Alfonso Pedraza Family
Who are Alfonso Pedraza’s parents?
Alfonso Pedraza Sag was born to his parents in San Sebastian de los Ballesteros, Spain. He has not shared any information about his parents and his family with the media to date.
Does Alfonso Pedraza have siblings?
Pedraza has not shared any information about his family with the media and it is unclear if he has any siblings of his own.
Alfonso Pedraza Education
Pedraza has not shared his personal information with the media and his academic and educational information is not known to the media.
Alfonso Pedraza Spouse
Pedraza is currently single and not married and has not shared his personal dating life. He has not been linked to any relationships by the media.
Alfonso Pedraza Kids
He is single and has not been linked to any relationships by the media and does not have any children of his own to date.
Alfonso Pedraza Height
Pedraza has a well-built, muscular, and athletic body adding up to a height of 6 ft 0 in (1.84 m)and a weight of 75 kg (165 lbs).
2019 to present
The next February 14, Alfonso scored the only goal following 3 minutes in a victory at Sporting CP in the last 32 of the UEFA Europa League. He then moved to fellow league team Real Betis on a one-year loan, with an option to make the deal permanent at the end of the season on July 16, 2019. Alfonso suffered from muscular and Achilles Tender injuries from December to March. His only goal for the Seville-based side was in a 3-0 home victory against CA Osasuna on July 8, 2020, that ensured another season in the top flight. Pedraza extended his deal until 2025 on September 24, following having his role in the team guaranteed by new manager Unal Emery.
He was part of the Spain under-19 team that won the UEFA European Championship in 2015. Pedraza then received his first cap for the under-21s on March 24, 2015, of the next year, coming on for Dani Ceballos early in the second half of an eventual 0-3 home loss over Croatia in the 2017 European Championship qualifiers.
Alfonso Pedraza Net Worth
Spanish professional footballer Pedraza has been active in his football career from 2015 to the present. He plays for Villarreal as a left-back and has gathered an estimated net worth of around $18 million as of 2022.