A closer look at the family history of the Willemsens will certainly give credence to the saying that talent is in the bloodline. Marco Asensio Willemsen, a professional footballer for Real Madrid and the Spanish national team, is actually the offspring of another footballer, Gilberto Asensio, who played in the past and represented Barakaldo as an attacking midfielder.
His only sibling, his older brother Igor Asensio, is another professional footballer who plays as a defender for the Platges de Calvià club. It is easy to conclude that Marco’s exceptional footballing skills were not acquired by magic, but are rooted in his lineage and are most likely to be revealed in his next generation of filial.
Marco Asensio Willemsen, popularly known by his fans as Marco Asensio, was born on February 21, 1996, in Palma, Mallorca, Spain. Marco’s father is Spanish and goes by the name of Gilberto Asensio; he too played football in the past and represented Barakaldo as an attacking midfielder, while his mother’s name is Maria Gertruida Margaretha Willemsen, a Dutchwoman. Marco, whose religious inclination is Christianity, has Spanish nationality and is of white descent. His fans nicknamed him Asensio and his star sign is Aquarius. Marco’s hobbies include football, music, visiting beautiful places, and playing video games.
The aspiring football star was raised by his parents alongside an older male sibling, Igor Asensio. Igor is also a footballer who played actively as a defender for Platges de Calvià. Marco lost his mother to cancer when he was a teenager, and he too suffered from a growth deficit during this period, but he eventually overcame it. Although information about his educational background is not clearly stated, it is believed that he went through high school in Mallorca.
At the beginning of the budding football champion’s career, he played for CF Platges de Calvià. In 2006 he joined RCD Mallorca, but later he was scouted by Real Madrid and Barcelona. The 2013-14 seasons in the Tercera División gave him the opportunity to make his first senior debut, and he was eventually promoted to the first team by coach José Luis Oltra after watching the match against CD Tenerife. The rising star scored his first professional goal against CD Tenerife on 16 March 2014. He was appointed starter by coach Valeri Karpin within a month after scoring several goals against Deportivo Alavés, CA Osasuna, and UE Llagostera.
Real Madrid signed a six-year contract with him on 5 November 2015. On 20 August 2015, RCD Espanyol invited Marco to join Real Madrid in La Liga after his entire preseason. Marco is a regular player with Real Madrid for the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Super Cup and played for the club for the 2016-17 season.
Marco Asensio scored his first goal against FC Barcelona in the 2017-2018 season, and on 28 September 2017, the football star extended his contract with Real Madrid until 2023. In addition to his active club career, which has put him in the spotlight, he has also been a regular international player at the youth level.
The attacking midfielder made his senior international debut against Norway in Cartagena on 26 March 2015 and scored two goals in the semi-final win over France in the UEFA European Championship, which gave him the opportunity to be selected by coach Albert Celades for the 2017 U21 European Championship finals.
Marco’s stunning looks and exceptional skills have enabled the young football champion to win many fans and admirers. Although his personal details are not easily accessible, he is still visibly single. Nonetheless, a girl named Marina Muntaner is currently in the picture, and sources say the lovebirds are always seen together, although neither of them has said anything about taking the relationship to the next level. Apart from Marina, there is no other record of a relationship with the opposite sex, and we hope they will marry soon.
Height, Body Measurements
With his attractive personality, the football star can only be described as handsome. He stands at a height of 1.8 m or 5 feet 11 inches and has a corresponding weight of 73 kg. His eyes are tinted brown, while his hair is brown/black.
Other Facts About Marco Asensio
The offensive midfielder is very popular on popular social media platforms. On Twitter, he has over 290,000 followers, and on Instagram, his followers have exceeded 3.8 million.
Marco has a number of favorite things listed below;
Favorite Music – Spanish Music
Favorite Pet – Cat
Favorite Game – Soccer
Favorite Food – Italian and homemade recipes
Favorite Musician – Michael Jackson
Favorite Footballers – Cristiano Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos
Favorite Color – Purple.