Marco Asensio Willemsen commonly known as Marco Asensio is a professional football player who belongs to Spanish origins. Asensio plays for the Spanish national team and Real Madrid. Asensio is a very versatile player who can play in many positions. Asensio is mainly a forward but he can also play as a midfielder, winger and striker.
Asensio is a left footed player. His passes are pin point accurate, finishing is deadly and he is also known for his tackling abilities. Asensio is a very young player and at this age he has won one La Liga title and two Champions League trophies. Asensio also represented Spain in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Asensio joined Real Madrid back in 2014 but he became a regular player for the team in 2017. From 2014 to 2017 he was loaned to many other clubs where he improved his skills noticeably.
Asensio gained a huge amount of recognition from the fans in recent times. Asensio earned a good amount of money by playing football. In 2021 it is estimated that Asensio’s net worth is approximately USD 66 million.
Asensio started his senior professional career back in 2013 with the team called Mallorca B. He played with the club for one season only. Mallorca B paid him USD 85K for that season. The next season he was promoted to the main team of Mallorca. There he stayed for one season and for that season he received USD 150K as salary.
In 2014’s summer transfer window Asensio was transferred to Real Madrid. From that time on he has been playing for the club till date. In the early three seasons Asensio received USD 750K as salary for each season.
In the year 2018, Asensio got a raise in his paycheck. He started receiving USD 9.5 million for each season. The amount of salary which is mentioned above is excluded from any kind of bonus. Asensio also receives bonuses every now and then based on his performance.
Asensio also has some brand endorsements in his pocket from which he gets a good amount of money annually.