Julen Lopetegui is a former footballer and manager from Spain. He is currently associated with the football club “Sevilla FC.” Julen was a goalkeeper. He had appeared in 149 “La Liga Matches” in nine years. He also appeared for various clubs in 168 matches during the “Segunda Division.”
|Full Name||Julen Lopetegui Agote|
|Date Of Birth||August 28, 1966|
|Birth Place||Asteasu, Spain|
|Occupation||Former Football Player, Football Manager|
|Net Worth||US $5 million|
Julen was also part of the team of Spain that participated in the “1994 World Cup.” He started his career as a manager in 2003. Julen took the responsibility of managing the youth team of Spain for several years. He was responsible for taking the team in the of “U-19” and “U-21” for various European tournaments. Julen Lopetegui became the head coach of the senior national team of Spain for two years. He then joined the club “Real Madrid.” Julen is part of the club “Sevilla.” The team succeeded to win the “2020 Europa League.”
The birthplace of Julen is Asteasu, Spain. He came into the world on August 28th, 1996. There are not many details about his childhood and family available.
The academic details about Julen are not available.
Career: Teams Coached, Real Madrid, and Young
Julen started his professional career as a player from “Real Sociedad.” He joined the B team of the club ” Real Madrid” in 1985. Then, he moved to the club “CD Logrones.” Julen Lopetegui joined the club “FC Barcelona” in 1994. He was in the club “Rayo Vallecano” between 1999 and 2002. Julen also entered the national team of Spain. He was also in the team that represented Spain in the “1994 FIFA World Cup.”
Likewise, he started his coaching career by assisting Juan Santisteban in Spain during “2003 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.” Then, he became the head coach of the club “Rayo Vallecano” in the second level. He even worked as a sports commentator during the “2006 FIFA World Cup.” It was on the television channel “La Sexta.”
Julen Lopetegui started coaching in the club “Real Madrid” again. Julen assisted the youth team of Spain to win the “2012 European Under-19 Championship” and “2013 Under-21 Championship.” It was between 2010 and 2014. His contract with the “Royal Spanish Football Federation” expired on April 30th, 2014.
Moreover, Julen joined the club “Porto” on May 6, 2014. He succeeded to lead the team into the “quarter-finals” of the “UEFA Champions League.” Unfortunately, the team had to face the biggest loss against the team “FC Bayern Munich” with a total score of “6-1.” The club even got eliminated from the “Champions League.” Its ranking was three in the “Domestic League.”
He joined the national team of Spain as the manager on July 21st, 2016. The team succeeded to win the first match against “Belgium” with a victory of “2-1.” The team also qualified for the “2018 World Cup.” The national them dismissed Julen Lopetegui from the post of national coach on 13th June 2018 after knowing that he would become the head coach of “Real Madrid” after the World Cup.
Julen takes responsibility for the club “Real Madrid.” His first game with the team was against the club “Atletico Madrid” during the “UEFA Super Cup” on August 15, 2018. The team succeeded to win the match with a “4-2” score. Julen then became the manager of the club. The club fired him on 29th October 2018 due to the bad results of the club.
Julen Lopetegui became the new manager of the club “Sevilla FC” on June 5, 2019. It was a three-year contract. The team succeeded to qualify for the “Champions League” in 2019. The club also won the final of the “2020 UEFA Europa League” on August 21. It was the match against “Inter Milan.” This extends his contract with the team till January 10, 2021.
Relationship/Personal Life and Wife
Julen is quite conscious of his personal life. He likes to keep his private life to himself. Only a few details about his personal life is public. Julen tired knots with Rosa Maqueda. Rosa is the sister of former midfielder Juan Jose Maqueda of the club “Real Madrid” in 1989. The couple was in a relationship before their marriage. They are the parents of three children.
Social Media: Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
Julen is not active on social media platforms. He is from the time when the social media platforms were in the developing phase. After spending a huge amount of time of his life on the football ground, social media wasn’t able to change his focus from the game.
Although if you search his name on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, you will encounter unverified accounts, fan-made pages, and a lot of hash-tags. It seems like he loves to enjoy his personal life away from the hassle of using social media.
Julen Lopetegui Net worth
The exact net worth of Julen is not clear. Julen Lopetegui had been part of the football fraternity for more than thirty years. According to his achievement, he seems to have a net worth of more than $5 million.
Nutshell Bio, Age, and Height
The full name of Julen is Julen Lopetegui Agote. His current age is 54 years. The nationality of Julen is Spanish. He has an attractive height of 6 feet 1 inch with a complimentary weight of 87 kgs. Julen belongs to the white ethnicity. Julen Lopetegui has managed a total of ten teams till 2020. Julen has represented the national team of Spain both as a player and manager. Julen was a goalkeeper during his playing career.