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How tall is Diego Lainez? All you have to know about the Mexico's star

By Alexis Almosnino


How tall is Diego Lainez? All you have to know about the Mexico's star

Diego Lainez is one of the figures of the moment, and without a doubt, the great promise of the Mexico National Team. However, despite his enormous potential, there is a physical condition that works against him: His height.

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The Mexican Diego Lainez, a Real Betis player and former America is the shortest footballer in the Spanish squad. After confirming his arrival at the Spanish football, Lainez join training under the orders of Quique Setién and the Aztec had to do his best to earn his first minutes.

One of the most important challenges in Diego's adventure in Spain, is working with taller teammates, as well as facing rivals that exceed 1.80 centimetres. Lainez is the 'shortest' of Betis with a height of 1.67 meters, however, the Mexican hopes to demonstrate like his compatriot Andrés Guardado, who is one of the club's benchmarks, that height is not a factor that determine quality. The 'Little Prince', 1.69, is one of Setién's key pieces.

Lainez has shown maturity in his playing style despite his young age. He has been described as "creative and methodical in terms of orchestrating attacks. Despite being a teenager, Lainez has a very mature reading of the game which often fuels his sharp decision-making on the field." Lainez appears equally adept at passing and crossing as well as not shirking away from his defensive duties.

Thomas Harrison of Outsideoftheboot.com described him as "a winger who can also operate as a 'number ten', [he] is renowned for his outstanding balance, trickery and change of pace when running with the ball, and the stats back up this belief. Diego ended the 2017–18 with a dribble success rate of above 65%, one of the highest figures for an attacking player in Liga MX." Lainez has cited Lionel Messi as an idol and an influence on his playing style.

 

Diego Lainez: Age, Weight and Height

Diego Lainez was born on 9 June, 2000 in Villahermosa, Mexico. He is 21 years old, and has a weight of 58 kilos, and a height of 1.68 mts.

Diego Lainez Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Diego Lainez worth at the age of 20 years old? Diego Lainez’s income source is mostly from being a successful Player. He is from Mexico. His estimated net worth is between 1 and 5 millon dollars.

 


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