Emiliano Buendia Stati, professionally known as Emi Buendia, is an Argentine professional football player. Buendia wears no. 10 jersey and plays as a winger for the Premier League club Aston Villa and the Argentina national team.

Quick Info
Full NameEmiliano Buendia Stati
Date Of BirthDecember 25, 1996
Age25 years old
Birth PlaceMar del Plata, Argentina
Parent(s)Eduardo (Father) and Karina (Mother)
SiblingsJoaquin and Augustin
ProfessionFootball Player
TeamAston Villa F.C.
Jersey No.10
Height5 feet 8 inches (1.72 m / 172 cm)
Weight72 kg (158 lbs)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Marital StatusIn a relationship
Children2 (Thiago and Giovanni)
Net Worth$2 Million

Emi Buendia Early Life and Background

Born on December 25, 1996, Emi Buendia hails from Mar del Plata, Argentina. Buendia holds Argentine nationality and comes from a mixed ethnic background – white with South American roots. His zodiac sign is Capricorn, and Emi is Christian by religion.

Buendia is the son of Eduardo and Karina. He grew up with his two younger brothers – Joaquin and Augustin. Buendia showed more interest in football than in other sports from an early age. At age 5, he started playing football for the local club Cadetes de San Martin in his home city Mar del Plata.

Emi Buendia
Image Source: Buendia’s Instagram

Buendia arrived in Real Madrid when he was 11 and was selected for their youth team. However, his late physical development and the high-speed game forced him to leave the club for two years.


Emi Buendia Physical Stats

Discussing his physical stats, Emi Buendia stands at 5 feet 8 inches (1.72 m / 172 cm) and weighs around 72 kg (158 lbs). As of 2022, he is 25-years-old. Unfortunately, information regarding his body measurements is still under review.


Emi Buendia Career

In 2010, Emi Buendia joined Getafe after leaving Real Madrid. Although still a junior, Buendia made his senior debut in March 2014. On April 13, he scored his first goal at Pena Sports FC.

Buendia got his first professional match after replacing Angel Lafita in a Copa del Rey, which concluded with a win against SD Eibar on December 5, 2014.

Buendia made 34 game appearances playing for the Getafe B team and 35 appearances for the Getafe senior team. Later on, he moved to Cultural Leonesa for a season on loan, where he appeared in 40 games and scored six goals. 


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In 2018, Buendia signed a four-year contract with EFL Championship Norwich City. He played an integral role as one of the main creative attacking players against Brentford in 2018. In addition, he scored a further seven goals leading him to be voted third place in the annual Player of the Season awards.

The following year, Buendia signed a five-year contract to stay at Carrow Road until 2024. During his season at Norwich City, he played 113 games and scored twenty-four games. In addition, Emi was named Norwich’s Player of the season.

Buendia transferred to Aston Villa for the 2021 season. On August 14, 2021, he made his debut for Aston Villa against Watford, resulting in a 3-2. Buendia scored his first goal for Aston Villa in a 1-1 draw against Brentford two weeks later. Up until now, Buendia has appeared on 21 games representing Aston Villa.

Emi Buendia
Image Source: Buendia’s Instagram

International Career

Emi Buendia was called up to the Spain under-19s on September 16, 2014. The following year he played in the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup after being called up by Argentina under-20s.

Buendia was called up to the Argentina Senior squad for the first time in May 2021. And recently, in February of 2022, he made his debut against Colombia and secured a win of 1-0.


Emi Buendia Love Life and Partner

Emi Buendia is in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Claudia. Sources claim the pair have been dating since 2017. The pair are blessed with two children – Thiago and Giovanni. Although he is a father of two, the pair are yet to get engaged and tie the knot.

The couple is very open about their relationship. Buendia often shares pictures of them in his timeline. They welcomed Thiago, their first child, in August 2018 and Giovanni in March of 2021.


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Emi Buendia Net Worth

Sources claim Emi Buendia has an estimated net worth of more than $2 Million. He has a successful career in football and credits his family for his success.

Buendia is said to receive an annual salary of £3,900,000 playing for Villa. In addition, he also signed a record worth £38 Million and is still in his mid-twenties. So we can expect him to be earning much more in the future.

Emi Buendia
Image Source: Buendia’s Instagram

Emi Buendia Social Media Status

Emi Buendia is an active social media user. He is on Instagram as @em10buendia with 185 k followers. Emi shares posts about his personal and professional life. He seems to be very happy with his loved ones on social media.

Buendia goes by @EM10Buendia on Twitter with 39 Following and 48.7k followers. He shares posts about his games and training on the field. 


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