Meet pretty Maria Cortes; the wife of Spanish footballer José Ignacio Fernandez Iglesias otherwise known simply as Nacho. Her central defender man currently plays for Real Madrid and the Spain National team.
Besides being used mainly in the central position, he also showcased his performance as a right or left back. After entering in the professional football circuit through the academy system of his native club AD Complutense in 1999, he moved to the Real Madrid youth academy in 2001. Nacho Fernandez Iglesias made his debut for the Los Blancos first-team in 2011 and made more than 100 appearances for the club till now.
With Real Madrid, Nacho won the La Liga title for the 2016-17 season, and the Copa del Rey in the 2013-14 season. He won the Supercopa de España twice till now. He also achieved the UEFA Champions League title and the UEFA Super Cup thrice each. Nacho helped Real Madrid to win the FIFA Club World Cup three times till now. Besides, he also helped the Real Madrid Castilla squad to win the Segunda División B in the 2011-12 season.
2014 was a good year for Nacho, he not only tied the knot to his longtime gal but also signed a new contract with Real Madrid until 2021.
The pair invited several of his teammates to the ceremony including Álvaro Arbeloa, Asier Illarramendi, Álvaro Morata, Dani Carvajal, Isco and Jesús Fernández. They held the May 31, 2014 ceremony at the Asunción de Meco Church in Madrid. The ecstatic couple shared the happy day posting photos on their social media. The newlyweds took a trip to Thailand for their honeymoon.
There’s not much info available on Maria, but we can tell you she is super supportive of her man, she often posts little encouragement messages to her guy, and let’s him know just how proud she is of him.
Maria and Nacho are nowadays, the proud parents of two beautiful and amazing children; Maria Alejandra born on May 13, 2015, and Nacho Jr. born on May 28, 2016.