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Eddie Nketiah

Eddie Nketiah

Full Name Eddie Nketiah
Date of Birth May 30, 1999
Age 24 years, 9 months, 11 days
Birthplace London
Birth City England
Country United Kingdom
Horoscope Gemini

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Eddie Nketiah Biography

Eddie Nketiah is one of the most popular and richest Soccer Player who was born on May 30, 1999 in London, England, United Kingdom. Forward who made his senior debut with Arsenal FC in 2017. He immediately made a name for himself by scoring a goal just 15 seconds into his first contest, a Carabao Cup semifinal match against Norwich, and later netting the game-winner in extra time.

He has been managed by Arsene Wenger at Arsenal.

He returned from injury after one month out injured on 7 December, as a substitute in Leeds’ 2–0 victory against Huddersfield Town.

On 29 May, Nketiah was an unused substitute in the UEFA Europa League final 4–1 defeat against Chelsea in the 2018–19 final, with him receiving a runners-up medal.

He was born in London, England.

NameEddie Nketiah
First NameEddie
Last NameNketiah
OccupationSoccer Player
BirthdayMay 30
Birth Year1999
Place of BirthLondon
Home TownEngland
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Birth SignGemini
Full/Birth Name
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Known
Children(s)Not Available

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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He then joined the Arsenal Academy and played for the club at youth levels. During the 2016–17 season, Nketiah scored 15 goals in 16 appearances for the under-18s while also scoring 12 goals in 26 appearances for the under-23 side. After that season, Nketiah was called up by Arsène Wenger for the senior side’s pre-season trip to Australia and China.

Eddie Nketiah Net Worth

Eddie Nketiah is one of the richest Soccer Player from United Kingdom. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Eddie Nketiah's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

He was on the Hillyfielders youth squad before playing for Chelsea at the under-14 level.

He debuted with the English under-18 national team in 2017, scoring a hat trick against Qatar in just his second match.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeSoccer Player
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

Nketiah is eligible for both England and Ghana national sides at international level. Nketiah made his international debut for England at the U18 level, playing a match against Saudi Arabia U19 on 22 March 2017. He scored the second goal for England in the 58th minute as they won 2–0. In his next match, against Qatar U19, Nketiah scored a hat-trick as England won 4–0. In November 2017, Nketiah scored four goals for the England under-19 team in a qualifier for the 2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship against the Faroe Islands. Nketiah was one of a number of players withdrawn from selection for the tournament by their club.

On 28 September 2017, Nketiah was called up again to the senior side, this time for Arsenal’s Europa League match against BATE Borisov. He came on as an 89th-minute substitute for Joe Willock as Arsenal won 4–2. His next appearance came nearly a month later against Norwich City in the League Cup as an 85th-minute substitute. He scored after 15 seconds with his first touch to tie the match, adding another in extra time to win it for the Gunners. Nketiah was set for a loan move to German Bundesliga side FC Augsburg in January 2019 transfer window, but due to an injury to Danny Welbeck, Nketiah stayed at Arsenal.

Eddie Nketiah's Height & Physical Stats

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Born in London and raised in Lewisham, Nketiah started his career with Chelsea after being scouted at the age of nine while playing for south-east London Sunday team Hillyfielders. He was released by Chelsea in 2015.

On 18 May 2018, Nketiah received his first call up to the England U21 team by manager Aidy Boothroyd for the Toulon Tournament. Nketiah scored twice in the semi-final against Scotland and provided the assist for Kieran Dowell to score the winning goal against Mexico in the final.

Who is Eddie Nketiah Dating?

According to our records, Eddie Nketiah is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of February 1, 2024, Eddie Nketiah’s is not dating anyone.

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In September 2018, Nketiah scored for the England under-20 team in a defeat away to the Netherlands.

Facts & Trivia

Eddie Ranked on the list of most popular Soccer Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United Kingdom. Eddie Nketiah celebrates birthday on May 30 of every year.

His playing style was also compared to Jermain Defoe, due to his movement to play off the last defender’s shoulder and his sharp shooting ability from all angles. Nketiah can play as a striker or as a wide forward, with Nketiah describing his own playing style as ‘I’m a striker, I’m brave, I like to put myself in the places where the chances are going to fall’.

Where is Eddie nketiah originally from?

Lewisham, London, United Kingdom

How Old Is Eddie nketiah?

23 years (May 30, 1999)

Is Eddie nketiah a Nigerian?

England U21 international of Ghanaian descent Eddie Nketiah netted twice in the opening ten minutes of the ongoing Premier League game between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium in London.

How tall is Eddie nketiah?

5′ 9″

How much does Eddie nketiah earn a week?

Eddie Nketiah’s contract Nketiah’s latest news report he will earn $124,000 a week throughout his five-year contract, plus a $6.2 million bonus. Arsenal will spend $37.8 million on him, including bonuses and wages, and he will the most out of his bonuses.

Key Events

  1. Edward Keddar Nketiah (born 30 May 1999) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Arsenal..

  2. Edward Keddar Nketiah was born on 30 May 1999 in Lewisham, London to Ghanaian parents..

  3. He was released by Chelsea in 2015..

  4. During the 2016–17 season, Nketiah scored 15 goals in 16 appearances for the under-18 team while also scoring 12 goals in 26 appearances for the under-23s..

  5. Nketiah started his career with Arsenal and made his debut in 2017..

  6. On 28 September 2017, Nketiah was called up to the first team for Arsenal's UEFA Europa League match against BATE Borisov..

  7. In November 2017, Nketiah scored four goals for the England under-19 team in a qualifier for the 2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship against the Faroe Islands..

  8. He made his international debut for England at under-19 level, playing a match against Saudi Arabia on 22 March 2017, in which he scored the second goal for England in the 58th minute as they won 2–0..

  9. Nketiah received his first call up to the England under-21 team for the 2018 Toulon Tournament..

  10. In January 2019, Nketiah reportedly turned down a call up from the Ghana national team, with Nketiah favouring England..

  11. In August 2019 he described Wright as his "mentor"..

  12. His first league start for Leeds came on 29 December 2019, in a 5–4 victory over Birmingham City..

  13. On 8 August 2019, Nketiah joined Championship club Leeds United on loan for the 2019–20 season..

  14. After scoring his fourth goal of the season in Leeds' 2–0 win against Barnsley on 15 September 2019, Bielsa described Nketiah as a "complete player"..

  15. He played on loan at Leeds United in their 2019–20 Championship title-winning season. .

  16. Nketiah was set for a loan move to German Bundesliga club FC Augsburg in January 2019 transfer window, but due to an injury to Danny Welbeck, Nketiah stayed at Arsenal..

  17. Nketiah scored his first goal in the Premier League on the last day of the season away to Burnley on 12 May 2019..

  18. Nketiah went on to break that record with the second goal of a 2–1 win over Turkey at Molineux Stadium on 13 October 2020; a victory that secured England's place at the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship..

  19. On 7 October 2020, Nketiah equalled Alan Shearer's goalscoring record of 13 for the under-21s by scoring in a 3–3 draw against Andorra..

  20. In September 2020, Nketiah captained England under-21s for the first time and scored a hat-trick during a 6–0 victory over Kosovo..

  21. On 28 August 2020, Nketiah was in the starting line-up in the 2020 FA Community Shield at Wembley Stadium, where Arsenal beat Liverpool 5–4 in a penalty shoot-out after the match finished 1–1..

  22. Two weeks later, Nketiah lifted his first major trophy of his career with Arsenal, coming on as a substitute in the 82nd minute in the 2–1 victory over Chelsea in the 2020 FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium..

  23. Nketiah also started the next match on 1 January 2020, in what would prove to be his final appearance for Leeds away to West Bromwich Albion in a 1–1 draw..

  24. In July 2020, Nketiah picked up his first major medal of his career when Leeds United won the Championship title..

  25. Nketiah was recalled from his loan spell early by Arsenal on 1 January 2020..

  26. On 21 December 2021, Nketiah scored the first hat-trick of his career with three goals in a 5–1 win against Sunderland in the EFL Cup quarter-final..

  27. Nketiah began the 2021–22 season as backup to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette..

  28. He made his 100th first-team appearance for Arsenal in their 3–0 win at Brentford on 18 September 2022..

  29. On 18 June 2022, Nketiah signed a new contract with Arsenal until June 2027..

  30. He got a lengthy run in the team after Gabriel Jesus was ruled out for a few months after picking up a knee injury in Brazil's 2022 FIFA World Cup game against Cameroon..

  31. On 22 January 2023, he scored twice, including the match-winning goal in the last minute of Arsenal's 3–2 victory over Manchester United, to become the second Arsenal player to score a winner in the 90th minute against their rivals, after Thierry Henry in January 2007..

  32. On 13 January 2023, Nketiah was belatedly recognised for his achievement in becoming England U21s' record goal scorer with the presentation of a commemorative golden boot by his former coach and The FA representative Michael Johnson..