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Full NameImanol Alguacil
First NameImanol
Last NameAlguacil
ProfessionFootball Manager
Birth CityOrio
Birth CountrySpain
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
No Of Children2
Height187 cm
Networth$5 M
Date of BirthJuly 4,1971
Age51 years

Imanol Alguacil is a Spanish-born professional football manager and a retired player who is the current head coach of Real Sociedad.

As a former right back, he played for Real Sociedad, Villarreal, Jaen, Cartagena, Burgos before retiring in 2003 at the age of 32.

Lost his mom at his teen 

Imanol was born and raised in a small village in Orio to his lorry driver father and a housewife mother. Imanol lost his mother when he was quite young. 

He was just thirteen when his mother succumbed to death. In 1990, his father got a call where he was informed that Inamol was making his debut with Real Sociedad.

He is married and has a beautiful family

Imanol is happily married to his wife. With his wife, he shares two beautiful children. Imanol often mentions his spouse and kids though they live a very private life away from the spotlight. 

Last time, after the Real Sociedad, qualified for Europe, he mentioned his wife and children where he said that his spouse, two kids, and nephews go to bed all in tears when they lose. 

He was once again in tears when his team lifted the victory cup in the final. He dedicated the cup to the doctors, nurses, and people fighting for their lives and mentioned his uncle, who recently lost his life to Coronavirus. 

Because of his busy schedules, he hardly gets time to spend quality time with his family. 

Celebrated the long-awaited victory with a song

A proud and historic moment for Real Sociedad and Jose was when the club lifted the Copa del Rey on the 3rd of April, 2021, the victory the club waited for since 1987

The club beat the rival Athletic Bilbao 1-0 in the final. Overwhelmed by the victory, Imanol celebrated in his style. 

He wore a Sociedad shirt and, with a scarf in his hand, sang a song during the press conference. 

Imanol Alguacil in full singing mood after the victory.
Imanol Alguacil in full singing mood after the victory. Source: Instagram

A die heart fan and a manager looking forward to making history for the club

Imanol has spent most of his career with Real Sociedad. He first started playing with the club at the age of 17

He took over the managerial post in 2014 with the Real Sociedad B. After his four-year spell with the club, he returned to the reserve in 2018 but the same year became the head coach following the dismissal of Asier Garitano after the poor results. 

Imanol Alguacil embracing one of his players after the victory.
Imanol Alguacil embracing one of his players after the victory. Source: Instagram

He became the first team manager in 2018. Besides that, he is a die heart fan of Real Sociedad, which confuses him where to sit. 

After the achievements from the past two years and succeeding in uniting the fan and the team, he is looking forward to making history for the club.

Imanol Alguacil lifting the Copa del Rey with an extremely happy face.
Imanol Alguacil lifting the Copa del Rey with an extremely happy face. Source: Instagram

Net Worth

Imanol did not have a stunning football career, but his dedication and commitment have transitioned him to a better manager over the years. 

His successful seasons at Real Sociedad have encouraged and motivated him to thrive for more success in the coming days. From his dedication to football, he has amassed the net worth of:

Net Worth Source
$1 million - $5 million Football Manager, Retired Player


  1. He was born on the 4th of July, 1971. He is currently 50 years old.

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Updated On Thu Sep 23 2021 Published On Thu Sep 23 2021 By shaumya

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