Sergio Rico is a Spanish professional football player who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Spanish oldest club Sevilla FC. The footballer's settler performance for the club during the 2014 Europa League title earned him much critical praise. He made his full international coming as a substitute to play final 14 minutes in a 6-1 friendly victory against South Korea, in 2016. Rico is dating Alba Silva since 2016.
Early Life And Career Of Sergio Rico
Sergio Rico was born Sergio Rico González, in Seville, Spain, on 1 September 1993. He holds Spanish nationality and regarding his ethnicity/race, he is Caucasian. He kick-started his footballing career playing for Sevilla FC and signed his first professional two-year contract with the club, on 1 July 2013.
Rico played his first game for the club as well as made his La Liga debut in a 2–0 home win against Getafe CF. He later played full 90 minutes in a home victory against Feyenoord, in the UEFA Europa League. He played a vital role for the club showing his incredible performance to win the Europa League after they defeated FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in the final which ended in a 3-2 win.
During the 2015-16 season, Rico also played some UEFA Champions League group stage matches, but later was replaced by fellow youth graduate David Soria. The team went on to win their third Europa League title.
Sergio Rico's International Career
Sergio Rico earned his first call-up to the Spanish national team in a friendly match against Costa Rica and Belarus during the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying match. For the final, the player became the third-choice goalkeeper behind Iker Casillas and David de Gea and played his first game on 1 June 2015, is a 6–1 friendly win over South Korea.
He was left out of Spain's 2018 FIFA World Cup squad.
Sergio Rico's Net Worth
Sergio Rico has earned a good amount of money from his football career at such a young age. As per some online sources, Rico's net worth is believed to be more than $1 million. During the 2015-16 seasons, his annual salary was around £833,333 (1,108,302.89 US Dollar).
The footballer's current market value is €20 million ($23,252,300).
Sergio Rico's Personal Life
Sergio Rico is not married yet but is in a long-term relationship with his girlfriend Alba Silva. According to his social media, the couple started dating in late 2016 as Rico posted their first picture to his Instagram account, in September 2016.
Since then, Rico's Instagram account is flooded with beautiful pictures of the happy couple together.
They both are quite active on the photo and video-sharing social networking service Instagram with a huge fan following.
Rico's amazing saves.
by ab-sagar, 29 May, 2018