Emi Buendía is a professional footballer from Argentina who used to be a part of Norwich City, a team that got promoted.
He recently became a player of the Premier League club Aston Villa, breaking their club record for the highest fee paid for a player. Buendía’s move to Aston Villa is set to happen at the start of the transfer window.
Apart from his club career, he has showcased his skills on the international stage, representing both Spain and Argentina in various tournaments.
Emi Buendía Nationality: Where is Emi Buendía From?
Emi Buendía holds the nationality of Argentina. He was born on December 25, 1996, in Mar del Plata, a city situated in the Buenos Aires Province of southwest Argentina. As of 2021, Emi is 24 years old and continues to be a valuable player for the Argentina national squad.
Emi’s journey to international recognition began when he was called up to the Spain under-19s team on September 16, 2014.
Later, on April 29, 2015, he received a call-up from the Argentina under-20s squad during the FIFA under-20 World Cup.
His exceptional performance caught the attention of the senior Argentina national team, and he received his senior call-up in May 2021.
In a significant transfer deal on June 7, 2021, Aston Villa and Norwich City came to an agreement regarding Buendía’s transfer.
Once his international commitments were fulfilled, he would officially become a part of Aston Villa. The transfer deal reportedly cost Aston Villa £33 million, marking it as the biggest signing in the club’s history, making him a prominent addition to “The Villains.”