The incredible story of Iñaki Williams, who never missed a game in 5 years!

The incredible story of Iñaki Williams, who never missed a game in 5 years!

Inaki Williams has been an ever present for Athletic Bilbao in the league for over 5 seasons. The Ghanaian-Spaniard is on an incredible run of consecutive games played without being injured.

Since the start of the 2016/2017 season, Inaki Williams has never missed any of Athletic Bilbao’s La Liga games. The forward has indeed featured in every league match that the Basque club has played since April 2016. William’s record means that he’s never been injured in over 5 years! He’s also not missed a Liga game through suspension in that time. Like a well oiled machine, the 27-years old has stayed fit enough to make the match day squad and indeed play his part in every of Athletic Bilbao’s last 200 La Liga fixtures. A run that began in April 2016.

Inãki Williams

Inaki Williams Biography; Family, Early life, Nationality, Records and Net Worth!

Inaki Williams Arthuer was born on 15th June, 1994 in Bilbao, the capital city of the Biscay Province of Spain. He spent his childhood in Pamplona playing for CD Pamplona. He would go on to join Athletic Bilbao’s youth team in 2008. Inaki Williams eventually made his debut for the senior team in December 2014.

Which country is Inaki Williams from?

Inãki Williams was eligible to play for Ghana National team. His parents hail from Ghana but Williams was born in Spain following his parents’ migration to the country. He chose to represent Spain at international level and has also debuted for the Basque Country representative football team.

Inaki Williams’ Girlfriend

The Spanish-Ghanaian is in a relationship with Patricia Morales. Inãki and Patricia have been together for quite a while now, and there’s no doubt that they’re dating each other. The duo regularly post loved-up photos of themselves together on their Instagram pages, and Patricia finds time to attend Bilbao games to watch her sweetheart.


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16 Quick facts about Inãki Williams

Name: Inãki Williams
Date of Birth: 15th June, 1994
Age: 28
Height: 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 77 kg
Nationality Spanish/Ghanaian
Plays for: Athletic Bilbao
Shirt number: 9
Position: Forward
Preferred foot: Right
Weekly wages: £58,000
Net Worth: £15.5 million
Follow Iñaki: Instagram
Relationship status: Engaged
Partner: Patricia Morales
Top speed: 35.71 Km/h

Inaki Williams

Inãki Williams salary and net worth

The forward is contracted to Athletic Bilbao until 2028 after signing a 9 years deal with the club in 2019. Inaki Williams’ salary is £58,000 per week. He earns up to £3 million per year. Iñaki Williams’ net worth is £15.5 million.

5 things you probably didn’t know about Inaki Williams

Asides the fact that he’s played over 200 consecutive league games for Athletic Bilbao, there’s a lot more to Inaki Williams than just durability. Here are a few interesting things you should know about Inãki Williams.

1. He possess great technique

Inaki Williams is a strong, dynamic forward with great devastating pace. Often deployed as a winger, Williams used his pace, stamina and dribbling skills to torment defenders.

2. His brother also plays football

William’s younger brother is called Nico Williams. Interestingly, Nico is also a footballer. The young Nico and his brother Inãki are now teammates at Athletic Bilbao.

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3. His first name is of Spanish origin

According to Wikipedia, Williams received his Basque language first name (Inãki) in honour of a Caritas Internationalis worker in Bilbao who is said to have helped his parents after they arrived in Spain in the year he was born.

4. He is also a Liberian

Besides being born in Spain which makes him a Spaniard, Inaki Williams also has a Liberian heritage as his mother is of Liberian descent.

5. He is the fastest player in La Liga

Inãki Williams is the fastest player in La Liga and in Europe. The striker is almost impossible to stop when in full flow. He is really fast, reaching a top speed of 35.7km/h in 2015. In the 84th minute of the game against Sevilla in 2019, Inaki clocked a top speed of 38.8km/h! Absolutely incredible! No wonder he has a pace rating of 94 on FIFA 22

Inaki Williams is a true definition of tenacity and durability. A team player,  he can score goals and provide assists for his teammates. Inaki’s abilities puts him on the wish-list of many top clubs. However he remains contracted to Athletic Bilbao until 2028! Perhaps one of those clubs will be able to match his huge release clause and lure him away from the San Mames.

That’s all for now. If we find out more about Inaki Williams, we’ll be sure to post them here. For the time being, check out other interesting celebrity biographies on Newsblits.