Wesley Fofana

by John Max 08 Sep,2021
Wesley Fofana
Personal Info
  • Famous Name Wesley Fofana
  • Country France FR
Facts
  • Birth Name Wesley Fofana
  • Birth Place Marseille, France
  • Famous Name Wesley Fofana
  • Net Worth $2 million
  • Salary £2,652,000 per annum
  • Position in Team Defender
  • Current team Leicester City
  • Nationality French
  • Ethnicity African
  • Profession Footballer

Wesley Fofana is a French professional footballer who is signed to the Premier League side Leicester City as a defender. Earlier, he played for Saint Etienne. At the international level, he represented France U 21 National Team. 

Marseille, France native, Wesley Fofana was born on 17th December 2000, under the star sign Sagittarius. The twenty years old holds French nationality. He stands 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) tall. 

Career

Fofana started his football career with Repos Vitrolles in 2006. In 2008, he moved to Bassin Minier and then Pennes Mirabeau in 2011 and shortly after to Bel-Air (2011-2015). In 2015, Fofana joined Saint Etienne. 

On 15th May 2018, Fofana signed his first professional contract with Saint-Etienne. On 18th May 2019, he made his professional debut in a 3-0 Ligue 1 victory over Nice. 

On 2nd October 2020, Fofana signed English Premier League club Leicester City on 2 October 2020, agreeing on a five-year deal for a transfer fee of up to £36.5 million. With the votes of the club's supporters, Fofana won Leicester City's Young Player of the Season award on 21st May 2021.

On 4th August 2021, he suffered a broken leg following a challenge by Fer Nino during a pre-season friendly against Villarreal. 

Personal Life: Relationship & Religion

Defender Wesley Fofana is a Muslim. While he was fasting for Ramadan, he substituted on the hour mark during Leicester's 3–0 win against West Bromwich Albion On 22nd April 2021. In the following game against Crystal Palace, the match was paused after the half-hour mark to allow Fofana and Crustal Palace center-back Cheikhou Kouyate to have some fluids to break their fast.

Besides, there is no information about Fofana's love life. No media has confirmed his relationship or girlfriend. Not to mention, Fofana has always lived his personal life low-key and prefers it away from the public attention. Hence, the footballer is believed to be single. 

How Much Is Wesley Fofana's Net Worth In 2021?

Currently signed to Leicester City, Wesley Fofana makes £51,000 per week, £2,652,000 per year from the club. Jamie Vardy is the highest-paid footballer of Leicester City with an annual salary of £8,320,000. 

Fofana's current market value is €40 million, updated on 8th June 2021. 

While with Saint Etienne, Fofana earned £39,000 per annum in 2020, £20,800 in 2019, and £28,600 in 2018. 

An Adidas athlete, Wesley Fofana's net worth as of 2021 is approximately $2 million. 

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