Bukayo Saka

by Dpsh 23 May,2021
Bukayo Saka
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Personal Info
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  • Birth Name Bukayo Ayoyinka T. M. Saka
  • Birth Place Ealing, Greater London
  • Famous Name Bukayo Saka
  • Net Worth €2 million
  • Market Value €60 million
  • No. of Twitter Followers 421.8 L
  • No. of Instagram Followers 856 K
  • Position in Team Winger / Left-back
  • Current team Arsenal
  • Nationality British
  • Profession English Football Player
  • School attended Edward Betham CofE Primary School and Greenford High School
  • Girlfriend No

Bukayo Saka is an uprising English football player. He has already garnered fans due to his amazing performance for the Premier League club Arsenal. In addition to that, he also has done his national duty, playing for the England national football team whenever required.

Hailing from the suburbs of Ealing, Greater London, Bukayo Saka was born in 2001. He celebrates his birthday on the 5th of September every year, making him 19 years old. His birth name is Bukayo Ayoyinka T. M. Saka.

Not much is known about his parents, except the fact that they were immigrants from Nigeria. His parents moved to England for better employment before he was born. Bukayo has a great bond with his parents and has always mentioned that his father is an inspiration.

Career Details

Bukayo was into football since his childhood, so much so that he was already enrolled at Arsenal's Hale End academy at the age of 7. After years of training, Arsenal provided him with a professional contract when he became 17-year-old. He was also promoted to the club's under-23 team.

Bukayo Saka playing for Arsenal SOURCE: [email protected] Saka

In 2017, he was called up to play for the England national U16 team. He played 2 games and scored one goal. Likewise, in 2017–2018, he played 9 games for the England national U17 team. In November 2018, the rising talent made his senior competitive debut for Arsenal in the Europa League. On January 1, 2019, he made his Premier League debut against Fulham when he came in for Alex Iwobi in the 83rd minute of the match.

On September 19, 2019, he registered his first senior goal against Eintracht Frankfurt. His good performance continued as he continued to assist and score goals for his team. Later, an all-around team performance by Arsenal led the team to win the 2019-2020 FA Cup.

His contribution was not limited to Arsenal only as he also contributed to the England national under-18, under-19, and under-21 teams. In July 2020, he signed a long-term contract with the Arsenal club. His amazing performance led him to be named the Player of the Month in December 2020, January 2021, and February 2021.  

On March 6, 2021, Bukayo made his 50th Premier League appearance playing for Arsenal against Burnley, making him the second-youngest Arsenal player. His good gameplay increased over time. For his good performance in April 2021, he was even named the Europa League Player of the Week.

As of now, he continues to be a vital rising star for Arsenal.

Salary and Net Worth

Bukayo has managed to become one of the vital players for Arsenal. Considering that, it can be assumed that he must be well-paid by the team. As per transfermarkt.com, it is known that the current market value of Bukayo is €60 million.

Moreover, he also endorses different brands, and his major sponsor is New Balance, which has increased his net worth. As per sources, it is known that the rising footballer's net worth is around €2 million.

Relationship Status: Single or Dating?

The Arsenal footballer is not dating anyone as of this moment and is single. He is mostly engaged in football only, and the pictures on his social media feed prove it.

Bukayo Saka with his young player of the year trophy SOURCE: [email protected] Saka

He has not shared any pictures unrelated to football through his Instagram and Twitter handles. Noting that, it is sure that Bukayo's major focus is only on his career, not on his personal life.

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