Kyle Walker

by Binor 12 Dec,2017
Kyle Walker

Kyle Walker is an English professional football player who is currently playing as a right back for the premier league club Manchester City and the England National Team.

The 27 years old has played for the clubs like Sheffield United, Northampton Town, Tottenham Hotspur, Queen Park Ranger, Aston Villa, and Manchester City. As of 2017, he is receiving an annual salary of $3.4 million which has boosted his net worth.

Early Life of Kyle Walker

Kyle Walker was born as Kyle Andrew Walker on 28 May 1990, in Sheffield, England. He was born to Tracy Walker and Micheal Walker. He attended Porter Croft Infant & Junior School, followed by High Storrs School until 2006.

Talking about his nationality, he is an English citizen and belongs to Jamaican descent. He started playing football at the age of 7, joining the youth academy of Sheffield United in 1997.

Club Career

Sheffield United

Kyle Walker began his professional footballing career in 2008 after being promoted from the youth system of Sheffield United. He made his club debut against Leyton Orient, starting in a third round FA Cup tie on 13 January 2009. His Premier League debut came on 25 April 2009 against Swansea City. His only season with the club ended up with a total of two appearances.

Tottenham Hotspur

Walker further made his move to the fellow club Tottenham Hotspur on 22 July 2009. He made his club debut on 27 March 2010, in a 2–0 victory over Portsmouth. He was immediately sent on a loan to Queens Park Rangers with an initial six-month deal with the club. His loan was extended until 3 January 2011.

After coming back from QPR, he was again sent on loan to Aston Villa until the end of the 2010–11 season. He scored in his debut for the club in January 2011, in a match against his former club Sheffield United. He further joined back his club and was chosen in the starting 11 by his manager.

He made his first appearance for Tottenham after his return on 22 August 2011, against Manchester United. He was named the "PFA Young Player of the Year", beating the likes of Gareth Bale, Danny Welbeck, and Sergio Aguero. He remained in the club for 8 years appearing in 187 matches and scored 4 goals.

Manchester City

He further joined Tottenham's Premier League rivals Manchester City on 14 July 2017, signing to a five-year contract. He made his competitive debut for the club on 12 August 2017, in a match against Brighton. He has so far played 15 matches.

International Career

Kyle Walker has played in both junior and senior levels representing his national side in several tournaments. He made his senior international debut on 12 November 2011, in a friendly match against Spain. He went on to make his first start for England on 15 November, in a 1–0 win against Sweden, during which he won man-of-the-match. He has won 32 caps for his national side.

Kyle Walker's Personal Life

Kyle Walker is in a relationship with his long-term loving girlfriend Annie Kilner. His girlfriend Annie Kilner is a top English Model. The couple is dating since 2011 and is having a blissful life together. They first met each other in their hometown in Sheffield.

The couple together has two sons named Roman born in 2012 and Riann born in January 2016. They often make public appearances together and Annie is repeatedly seen cheering her partner in stadiums.

Net Worth and Endorsements of Kyle Walker

Kyle Walker has an estimated net worth of $7 million in 2017 including all of his assets and incomes. As of 2017, he is receiving an annual salary of $8 million from his club. His weekly earnings is £130,000. Walker previously had $3.4 million as his annual salary and was paid £70,000 weekly.

Apart from his earning from football he too had an endorsing deal with Nike which expired in 2016. He is currently linked with Puma which is also the source of his income.

Kyle Walker has bought several luxurious cars including Lamborghini, Audi, Bentley, Range Rover, Mercedes Benz etc. However, he was once spotted coming to the training ground on a Mini Classis worth £5,000.

His current market value is recorded to be $40 million.

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