Bukayo Saka Bio, Age, Education, Family, Wife, Kids, Arsenal, Net Worth

Bukayo Saka

Bukayo Saka Biography

Bukayo Saka is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger, left-back, or midfielder for Premier League club Arsenal and the England national team. Saka has spent his entire senior career with Arsenal, where he has won an FA Cup and an FA Community Shield, progressively becoming one of Arsenal’s most prolific and influential players.

Bukayo Saka Age

Bukayo was born on 5th September, 2001, Ealing, England

Bukayo Saka Height

Saka stand at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches.

Bukayo Saka Education

Saka attended Edward Betham Church of England Primary School before Greenford High School, where he gained high grades in his GCSEs, achieving four A*s and three As.

Bukayo Saka Parents

His parents emigrated to London from Nigeria, Africa, as economic migrants. In an interview, Saka stated the importance of his father in his footballing career: “He’s a massive inspiration for me. From when I was young, he always kept me grounded, kept me humble.” His name “Bukayo” originates from the Yoruba language spoken in southern Nigeria, meaning “adds to happiness”. However his parents names are unknown.

Bukayo Saka Siblings

Saka has an older brother named Yomi, who also grew up as an aspiring footballer and played as a defender.

Bukayo Saka Wife

Bukayo is in a long-term relationship with Tolami Benson.

Bukayo Saka Children

He does not have children.

Bukayo Saka Arsenal Foot Club

Saka joined Arsenal’s Hale End academy at the age of seven. Once he turned 17 years old, Saka was given a professional contract by Arsenal and promoted to the under-23 side. On 29th November 2018, Saka made his senior competitive debut for Arsenal in their Europa League match against Vorskla Poltava, he came on as a 68th minute substitute for Aaron Ramsey.

Bukayo made his first full home debut for Arsenal On 13 December 2018, in their Europa League match against Qarabağ. On 1st January 2019, Saka made his debut in the Premier League in a 4–1 win against Fulham after coming on for Alex Iwobi in the 83rd minute. He became the first player born in the 21st century to play in a Premier League match.

Saka scored his first senior goal on 19th September, curling a fine effort from long range into the corner away to German side Eintracht Frankfurt in the UEFA Europa League. He finished the match with two assists also to his name in a 3–0 win. Saka was rewarded for his efforts in Germany with his first Premier League start, in a 3–2 home win over Aston Villa. He then registered an assist for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, setting up Arsenal’s equaliser in a 1–1 draw at Old Trafford against Manchester United.

Bukayo  was in the starting 11 and registered an assist in the 2020 FA Community Shield, which Arsenal clinched a 5–4 victory over Liverpool in the penalty shoot-out after the match was 1–1 after 90 minutes. On 26th December 2020, he scored his third Premier League goal on his 40th appearance in a 3–1 win over Chelsea. Due to his stellar performance in December 2020, he was later voted as the Player of the Month on the Arsenal official website.

Saka was voted as the Player of the Month, having scored three goals and provided one assist in six appearances across all competitions, in which his goal against West Brom was voted as the runner-up of Arsenal’s Goal of the Month. Saka was named Player of the Month for the third time after contributing one goal and two assists, claiming 48 percent of the votes.

Bukayo scored his first goal of the new campaign in a 6–0 EFL Cup second round win away to West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns in late August. He scored his first Premier League goal of the season in against Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium, whilst also providing an assist in a 3–1 win.

Saka made his 100th appearance for Arsenal, marking the occasion with an assist in a 2–0 win. On Boxing Day 2021, Saka scored his first senior brace as Arsenal beat Norwich City 5–0 at Carrow Road. In doing so, Saka became the second youngest player, after Nicolas Anelka, to score 10 Premier League goals for Arsenal.

Bukayo finished the season as the club’s top scorer, he was nominated for the Premier League Player of the Season, Premier League Young Player of the Season and PFA Young Player of the Year. Saka was named Arsenal’s player of the season for a second consecutive season, becoming the first person to retain the award since Thierry Henry in 2004.

Saka was named in the 26-man squad for UEFA Euro 2020. On 2nd June 2020, in a friendly against Austria, Saka scored his first senior international goal, the only goal in a 1–0 win. He started in England’s third Euro 2020 group stage match on 22 June against the Czech Republic, and was named the man of the match. On 11 July, in the tournament final against Italy, Saka was brought on as a substitute for Kieran Trippier.

Bukayo Saka Salary

Saka earns an estimated salary of £70,000 per week – £3.66 million per year.

Bukayo Saka Net Worth

Bukayo net worth is estimated to be USD 3 million.

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