[People Profile] All We Know About Rafa Mir Biography, Career, Family, Networth
Rafael Mir Vicente born 18 June 1997 is a Spanish professional footballer who is a striker for La Liga soccer club Sevilla.
He participated at La Liga for Valencia, Huesca and Sevilla and also within the Segunda Division for Las Palmas and Huesca. In the United States, he played with Nottingham Forest and Wolverhampton Wanderers. England playing for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Nottingham Forest.
Mir was the winner of in the 2019 European Championship with the Spain national team of under-21 football and also won an Olympic silver medal for the Olympic team in the 2020 competition.
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Early in the career
Profiling Rafael Mir VicenteA Quick Glance At Rafael Mir Vicente
|Full Names||Rafael Mir Vicente|
|Place of birth||Cartagena, Spain|
|Date Of Birth||18 June 1997|
|State of Origin||Cartagena, Spain|
2004–2006 Javalí Nuevo
2006–2007 ElPozo Murcia
2015–2018 Valencia B
2018–2021 Wolverhampton Wanderers
2018–2019 → Las Palmas (loan)
2019–2020 → Nottingham Forest (loan)
2020–2021 → Huesca (loan)
2018–2019 Spain U21
2021 Spain U23
|Salary||£33,000 per week|
|Net Worth||$1-5 Million|
In Murcia, Mir began his career in futsal playing with CD Javali Nuevo. After a period of 120 goals at ElPozo Murcia FS he began playing full-time football with the Ranero CF team, scoring goals of 57 and 84 in his two seasons before signing with FC Barcelona.
Mir’s 32 goals in La Masia earned him a return to his hometown as well as Real Murcia, where a 45-goal haul brought him to the interest at Valencia CF. Mir made his debut as a senior in the reserve squad on 1 March, 2015, when he was an 88th minute replacement for Wilfried Zahibo in the 2 – 1 Segunda Division B loss at CE L’Hospitalet.
Mir made his debut senior goal on the 7th of March 2015, scoring his final goal in a 2-0 win against CF Badalona at the Ciudad Deportiva de Paterna. Mir finished the season with four appearances as his team narrowly avoided the drop.
The next year, Mir excelled in the UEFA Youth League, scoring consecutively in wins over Gent. On November 14, 2015, Mir was handed his first game for the B-sideteam, and played for the entire 90 minutes of an 8-2 loss against the reserve club, Villarreal CF B.
On November 24, 2015. Mir had been called to join the team by coach Nuno Espirito Santo in an La Liga game against UD Las Palmas. He played as not a substitute in the draw that ended in a 1-1 draw in the Mestalla Stadium. Mir made his professional debut on the 25th of November in the UEFA Champions League group stage match against Zenit Saint Petersburg, being substituted by Santi Mina, in the 56th minutes of a loss of 2-0.
Mir made his debut in the top flight with Las Palmas on 28 August 2016 replacing Enzo Perez for the last forty minutes of the home 4-2 defeat. Mir began the first quarter of the 2017-18 campaign for Valencia B in good form scoring 15 goals over 19 games and attracting attention in the form of Real Madrid and Wolverhampton Wanderers.
On the 3rd of January, 2018, Mir began his journey with Championship Club Wolverhampton Wanderers for an undisclosed cost, signing a four-and-a half-year agreement with the team as well as sporting the number 9 jersey. Mir was linked to the former Valencia manager Nuno Espirito Santo who made Mir’s first-ever team debut in the international club. The debut came just three days after that in the FA Cup third round at home to Swansea City, playing the last 13 minutes of the goalless draw instead of Leo Bonatini.
On the 23rd of July, 2018 Mir was signed by Segunda Division club UD Las Palmas on loan for a single season. One year later Mir was back in the Championship with a loan deal for the season to Nottingham Forest. After being unable to score both the minutes as well as goals at Forest, Mir and Forest were able to agree to bring him back to his home club on the 14th of January in 2020.
After the departure of Nottingham, Mir was loaned to Segunda Division side SD Huesca for 18 months. Mir was dismissed on February 8, 2020, after a 1-0 defeat at Girona FC after hitting Alex Granell and banned for one game. On the 17th of July the same day, he scored two goals in a 3-0 victory at home against CD Numancia to win promotion to the top division with one game left.
15 December 2020 was the day that Mir was able to score a double to win an extra-time 3-2 win over CD Marchamalo in the first round of the Copa del Rey. The next day, on the 29th of January Mir netted a third treble during the 3-1 win over Real Valladolid. The season ended with 13 goals and was with eighth place.
On the 20th of August, 2021, Mir agreed to sign a six-year agreement with Sevilla.
On June 29, 2021 Mir got a place in the 22-man squad to compete in the 2021 Summer Olympics by the manager Luis de la Fuente. On the 31st of July Mir scored an injury-time equaliser against Ivory Coast to take their quarter-final to extra time, in which he scored two additional goals to make it the hat-trick in a game that Spain defeated the Ivory Coast 5-1 .
Mir was a fan of German forward Mario Gomez, is the son of the former defenseman Magin Mir and whose teams include RCD Mallorca and Murcia.