Melissa Vargas | Cuban-Turkish Volleyball Players

Melissa Vargas is a Cuban professional volleyball player who plays for the Italian club Vero Volley Monza and Cuba national team. She is an outside…

Melissa Vargas

Melissa Vargas is a Cuban professional volleyball player who plays for the Italian club Vero Volley Monza and Cuba national team. She is an outside hitter, but she also plays as an opposite hitter.

Here’s a bit more about her:

  • Cuban-born Turkish player: Born in Cuba in 1999, Melissa Vargas Abreu switched nationalities to play for Turkey in 2023.
  • Plays for Fenerbahçe Opet and the Turkey women’s national team: She’s a key player for both her club and country, helping them achieve significant victories.
  • Decorated with awards: Vargas has a long list of accolades, including being named Best Opposite Hitter at the 2023 FIVB Nations League and Most Valuable Player at the 2023 Women’s European Volleyball Championship.
  • Nickname “Vargas Airlines”: Known for her powerful smashes, Vargas has earned the nickname “Vargas Airlines” for the way she sends the ball soaring over the net.
InformationValue
NameMelissa
Net Worth$5 Million Dollars
Boyfriendsingle now
Date of birthOctober 16, 1999
Place of birthHavana, Cuba
NationalityCuban
OccupationVolleyball player
PositionOutside hitter
Current teamVero Volley Monza and Cuba national team
AchievementsFIVB Best Outside Hitter award at the 2018
FIVB Volleyball World Championship
Known forPowerful smashes, versatility

Melissa Vargas Match Stats

Turkish Women’s Volleyball League (Sultanlar Ligi):

Stat2018/2019 Season
Matches Played29
Points Scored485
Points per Set5.81
Aces52
Blocks38
Digs147
MVP Awards1
Champions Medals

2023 FIVB Nations League:

StatOverallFinals
Matches Played155
Points Scored24080
Points per Set4.234.44
Aces187
Blocks135
Digs5022
Attack Efficiency43.75%46.43%
Reception Efficiency52.38%53.85%
MVP Awards1 (Finals)1
Best Opposite Hitter Award1

Women’s European Volleyball Championship

StatValue
Matches Played9
Points Scored164
Points per Set4.62
Aces14
Blocks8
Digs53
Attack Efficiency47.54%
MVP Awards1 (Final)
Best Opposite Hitter Award1

Melissa Vargas Family

Here’s what we do know about Melissa’s family:

  • Parents: Her parents’ names are not publicly known, but they are believed to be Cuban natives.
  • Siblings: Melissa has mentioned having siblings in interviews, but the number and genders of her siblings are not publicly known.

Social Media Accounts

Melissa Vargas’s social media accounts are:

Instagram@melissavargaoficial

Twitter@melissa_vargas