Carlos Vela

Carlos Vela is a Mexican professional footballer who currently plays as a forward for Major League Soccer club Los Angeles FC as well as the Mexico national team. The 29-year-old professional has previously played for Arsenal, Osasuna, Los Angeles FC, West Bromwich Albion, and Real Sociedad.

Vela has been a member of Mexico’s national team since 2007, but he refused to play in the London Olympics, 2014 World Cup qualifier, and World Cup due to personal reasons. He returned to the field after a three-year absence in 2015, and he also competed in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

About Net worth of Carlos Vela

It’s said that Carlos Vela has a fortune of about $19 million as of 2019.

It was in 2012 that he joined the British club Arsenal and earned about £2.6 million a year.

Vela’s current market value is around £7.65 million, which is a lot less than the value of his player in 2013 of around £18.00 million. Vele is now in charge of Gestifute.

If you look at the MLS pay list for 2018, Vela gets a base salary of $4.5 million and a total pay package worth $6.2925 from LAFC. Carlos earns an average of €4,500,000 a year in 2019.

Saioa Caibano’s relationship

A Mexican striker is married, and he reportedly married his long-term girlfriend turned wife, Saioa Caibano, on April 17, 2018. Saioa, his partner, is Spanish and works in local media. Furthermore, the couple has a son named Romeo, whom they welcomed in the year 2016.

He previously had an affair with famous Mexican actress Altair Jarabo in 2010 and was briefly linked with another Instagram model Shanik Aspe, but none of his relationships lasted. There is currently no news or rumors regarding extra-marital affairs, conflicts, or breakups. Vela is thus living a happy life with his son and girlfriend.

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Caption: Carlos Vela’s wife Saioa Caibano (source:

Biographical Sketch of Carlos Vela

Carlos Vela was born on March 1, 1989. He is now 29 years old, and he was born on March 1. Vela was born to Enrique Vela and Nella Garrido in the city of Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico, where they live now. He is a Mexican citizen of mixed Caucasian, American, and Indian ancestry.

This isn’t the only Vela in the family. His brother, Alejandra, is also a well-known Mexican player who plays for Venados of the Ascenso MX on loan from Cruz Azul.

Vela started playing football when he was very young, and he did the same thing his brother did. He made it to the nationals and eventually played for Mexico, just like his brother-mentor.

He was not only good at soccer, but he was also good at basketball. At the age of 12, he made a decision. He chose football over basketball, and he was 12. In his youth, he worked for Guadalajara, which is where he began his career.

Football Profession

Carlos Vela began his senior career with the illustrious English club Arsenal, where he played from 2005 to 2012, scoring three goals in 29 appearances. After his time at Arsenal, he was loaned out to Salamanca.

Vela scored eight goals in 31 appearances for Salamanca during the 2007-2008 season. Later, he was loaned to Osasuna again, and then to West Bromwich Albion from 2008 to 2011.

In the 2011-2012 season, he was loaned to Real Sociedad, where he finished the season with 12 goals in 35 appearances. Later, he signed a five-year contract with Real Sociedad, where he remained from 2012 until the end of the 2017 season, scoring 54 goals in 184 appearances.

Vale has been with Los Angeles FC since 2018, after his contract with Sociedad expired, and has already appeared in 12 games, scoring 7 goals for his new team.

Caps Internationales

He played in the CONCACAF Gold Cup in Mexico in 2009 and the FIFA World Cup in South Africa in 2010. He was also picked to Mexico’s World Cup roster of 23, which will compete in Russia in 2018. Carlos was born in Mexico and owns both a Mexican and a Spanish passport.

Along with Jesus Corona, Carlos Salcido, and Jonathan dos Santos, he was named to the Mexican national squad for the 2018 World Cup. He scored a penalty kick in a 2-1 win over South Korea.


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Caption: Carlos Vela (source: AS English)

Playing Style of Carlos Vela

Carlos is one of Mexico’s most dependable players, and he’s known for his ability to change the game’s pace in the blink of an eye. Vela, one of the most inventive attackers in the league, has a particular playing style and a remarkable ability to pass and shoot from long range.

Quick facts:

  • Birth Name: Carlos Alberto Vela Garrido
  • Birth Place: Cancún
  • Famous Name: Carlos Vela
  • Father: Enrique Vela
  • Mother: Nella Garrido
  • Net Worth: $19 million
  • Salary: $4,500,000
  • Nationality: Mexican
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Currently Married: N/A
  • Divorce: N/A
  • Children: 1
  • Affair with: Saioa Cañibano
  • is-played-fifa-word-cup-2018: Yes
  • Girlfriend: Saioa Cañibano
  • World Cup Game: Yes


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