Trent Sainsbury

John Max 25 Apr,2018

Facts of Trent Sainsbury

Birth Name
Trent Lucas Sainsbury
Famous Name
Trent Sainsbury
Australian and English
Married to
Elissa Sainsbury
Currently Married
Scott Sainsbury


Career & Net worth

$4 million
Currently Club
National Team of Australia and Jiangsu Suning


Married to
Elissa Sainsbury
Currently Married

Trent Sainsbury is an Australian international footballer who currently plays as Centre-back for the National Team of Australia and Belgian First Division A club KV Kortrijk The 30-years-old footballer has previously played for Maccabi Haifa, PSV Eindhoven, Grasshoppers, Inter Milan, Jiangsu Suning, Central Coast Mariners, and PEC Zwolle.

Sainsbury was a member of the Central Coast Mariners that won the A-League Premiership and the A-League Championship in 2012-013. 

Trent Sainsbury’s Early Life

Trent Sainsbury was born on January 5, 1992, in Thornlie, Western Australia as Trent Lucas Sainsbury. His father's name is Scott Sainsbury. Regarding his nationality, he holds both Australian and English.

He enrolled at Kelmscott Senior High School. From an early age, Sainsbury developed a passion for soccer at Armadale Junior Junior Soccer Club in Armadale, Western Australia. 

Trent Sainsbury’s Net Worth

Sainsbury’s current market value is estimated to be around €750,000 last updated on 6th January 2022.

Back in 2016, he became one of the Australians' highest-earning footballer when he joined the Jiangsu where he played alongside Ramires and Alex Teixeira. Trent Sainsbury current earns around $4 million as annual salary from his current club. 

As of 2022, his weekly is reported €5,500 which is €286,000 per annum. 

A Nike athelte, Sainsbury has an estimated net worth of $3 million. 

Apart from this, there is not much information about Sainsbury's other houses and the car he drives.

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Trent Sainsbury’s Career

During his youth career, Trent Sainsbury played for Perth Glory and AIS. He was transferred to Central Coast on July 1, 2010, along with Sam Gallagher and made his debut on November 24, 2010. During his first year with the club, he made a total of nine appearances.

Sainsbury renewed his contract with the team for next two-years after his successful 2011-012 campaign. He formed a formidable partnership along with Patrick Zwaanswijk after a breakthrough in the 2012-013 A-League.

He then gained interest from European clubs like Roda JC, Basel, Middlesbrough and Southampton. Sainsbury was later nominated for the NAB Young Footballer of the Year which was won by New Zealand professional footballer, Marco Rojas.

After a couple of years, Sainsbury's first goal came on April 3, 2013, against Guizhou Renhe during the 2013 AFC Champions League. In 2014., he left the club after making 60 appearances scoring 1 goal.

Sainsbury was signed by PEC Zwolle on a two-year deal on 13 January 2014 and made his debut on February 6, 2014, against FC Utrecht. His journey with PEC Zwolle ended in 2016 after scoring 1 goal in 28 appearances. Along with the team, he won 2014 Johan Cruijff Shield and KNVB Cup (2013-014).

Sainsbury moved to JS Suning with the transfer fee of £900k on January 25, 2016, on a three-year contract. He has so far scored 2 goals in 34 appearances.

He had a loan spell at Internazionale on January 31, 2017, and made his debut in a 5-2 win against Udinese on May 28, 2017, replacing Davide Santon.

On February 15, 2018, Sainsbury was sent on loan to Grasshoppers which keeps him until June 30, 2018,  for the 2017–18 Swiss Super League season.

Trent Sainsbury has been honored with 2012–13 Mariners Medal and PFA A-League Team of the Season, AFC Asian Cup Team of the Tournament.

Trent Sainsbury’s International Career

In 2007, Sainsbury earned his first international cap with the Australia U-17 with whom he played 12 games and scored 1 goal. He was a member of the team that won 2008 AFF U-16 Youth Championship after beating Bahrain in a penalty shootout.

Sainsbury was a member of the team that was included in the 2008 AFC U-16 Championship and 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup. He was an Australian youth international, having earned 9 caps at under-20.

On September 4, 2014, Sainsbury earned his senior cap with the coach Ange Postecoglou in a 2-0 loss to Belgium.

Sainsbury scored his first international goal against UAE during the 2015 AFC Asian Cup on January 27, 2015. He is the member of the national team that won 2008 AFF U-16 Youth Championship.

He appears along with Bailey Wright and Aziz Behich as starting XI during international matches.

Trent Sainsbury’s Personal Life

Trent Sainsbury is married to his beloved wife, Elissa Sainsbury. The couple is together since 2011. In December 2017, Trent and Elissa tied the knot. The couple has two children: Jagger James and River Lucas. 

Sainsbury's wife, Elissa is the daughter of former Australian football manager Graham Arnold.

 He stands at 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet and weighs around 76 kg.

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