Enner Valencia is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Turkish club Fernabahçe and the national team of Ecuador. Valencia’s style of play is an offensive one with good pace, and the ability to pressure defenders.
|Full Name:||Enner Remberto Valencia Lastra|
|Date of Birth:||November 4, 1989|
|Birth Place:||San Lorenzo, Ecuador|
|Parents:||Bolivia Lastra, Remberto Lastra|
|Spouse:||Sharon Escobar (m. 2010)|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
|2005-2008||Caribe Junior (Youth Career)|
|2008-2010||Emelec (Youth Career)|
|2014-2017||West Ham United|
|2014-2017||West Ham United|
|National Team Career|
Enner Valencia was born Enner Remberto Valencia Lastra on November 4, 1989, in San Lorenzo, Ecuador. He is originally from Esmeraldas Province and of Afro-Ecuadorian descent. He is from a poor background and struggled to make ends meet.
Sometimes people often get confused if Antonio Valencia is his brother of which they are not related.
Enner Valencia began his football career at the youth level with Caribe Junior and Emelec. He played for Emelec senior team where he won the Ecuadorian Cup in 2013 and also won the Copa Sudamericana Golden Boot.
He played for Pachuca in Mexico before joining the English club West Ham United for an estimated fee of £12 million, in 2014.
He was on loan at Everton for a season before he was sold to Mexican club Tigres UANL in 2017.
He later signed for the Turkish club Fernabahçe on a free transfer on August 28, 2020.
He made his debut for the Ecuador national team in 2012. He represented the country at the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and 2022, and the Copa America in 2015, 2016, 2019, and 2021. He scored two goals in 2-0 victory against the host country Qatar in the opening match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Enner Valencia is married to Sharon Escobar. The couple met in 2009 and started dating. They got married in 2010, and their union is blessed with three children, two daughters and a son namely Amelia, Annalia, and David. They live in Istanbul, Turkey, with their children. His wife Sharon Escobar is an Ecuadorian philanthropist.
Valencia’s was married Sinthyia Pinargote Chumo. She issued a warrant for the player’s arrest in October 2016 to pay child support, but the warrant was later withdrawn. He has a daughter named Beira with his first wife.
Enner Valencia has won numerous individual awards such as:
- Serie A Best Player: 2013
- Copa Sudamericana top scorer: 2013
- Liga Mx top scorer: Clausura 2014
- CONCACAF Champions League Golden Boot: 2019
Enner Valencia is active on social media. He is on Instagram, @ennervalebcia1
Enner Valencia earns his career as a footballer. According to Transfer markt, he has a market value of €11.00 million as of 2022. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Frequently asked questions
Below are some frequently asked questions about Enner Valencia:
Who is Enner Valencia?
Enner Valencia is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Turkish club Fernabahçe and the national team of Ecuador.
How old is Enner Valencia?
He was born on November 4, 1989.
Where is Enner Valencia from?
He is from San Lorenzo, Ecuador.
What is Enner Valencia’s Height?
He stands at a height of 1.77 m.
Is Enner Valencia married?
He is married to Sharon Escobar and they have three children.
What is Enner Valencia’s Net Worth?
Enner Valencia has an estimated net worth of $5 million.