Born in Donostia, San Sebastián, Spain on March 26, 1982. Spanish professional footballer Mikel Arteta, who is English club Arsenal’s midfielder and captain, has an estimated net worth of $13 million. He began training at FC Barcelona but did not make it to the senior team and was loaned to Paris Saint-Germain. Later on, he agreed to play for Scottish Premier League club Rangers and helped the club won three domestic trophies in a single year, and the 2002-03 Scottish Cup and League Cup. He returned to Spain and joined Real Sociedad but was once again not considered in the first team and loaned to Everton for the rest of the 2004-05 season before eventually and permanently played for the team in July 2005. He left the club to play for Arsenal in 2011 and was announced Arsenal’s captain in August 2014. At the international level, Arteta has joined Spanish Under-16, Under-17, Under-18 and Under-21 and played in the U16 European Championships, UEFA-CAF Meridian Cup, FIFA U17 World Cup, and U21 European Championships qualifying campaign. Despite his successful youth career for his country, Arteta has never been summoned for the senior team. He is married with two sons and is a close friend to fellow Spanish footballer Xabi Alonso.