Axel Tuanzebe Biography

Axel Tuanzebe

Quick Facts About Axel Tuanzebe

Celebrated Name Axel Tuanzebe
Age 23 Years
Nick Name Zubee
Birth Name Axel Tuanzebe
Birth Date 1997-11-14
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality British and Congolese
Birth Nation DR Congo
Place Of Birth Bunia, DR Congo
Horoscope Scorpio
Ethnicity African
School St Cuthbert’s RC High School
Career Start 2006
Awards Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year and Denzil Haroun Reserve Team Player of the Year awards.
Brothers Dimitri Tuanzebe
Sisters Nadege
Marital Status Single
Height 6 ft. 1 inches
Weight 72kg
Body Type Straight
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €2.5 Million
Salary £1.9 Million
Current Club Manchester United
Position Defender
Jersey Number 38
Links Instagram

Axel Tuanzebe is a professional football player who plays for Premier League club Manchester United as a defender. He started playing football for the youth team of Manchester United in 2006 and began his career at the club. He is a graduate of the Manchester United youth system and won both the Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year and Denzil Haroun Reserve Team Player of the Year awards. He made his Manchester United debut on 29 January 2017 in the FA Cup. He had two spells on loan at Aston Villa and helped them to win promotion to the Premier League in 2019.

On the international level, born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, he relocated to England at a young age. He has represented England at various age levels. He has represented England at U19, U20, and U21 levels. He is yet to make his senior international team debut for England. 

What is Axel Tuanzebe Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Axel Tuanzebe awards

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Honors

  • Won the 2016-17 UEFA Europa League with Manchester United.
  • Won the 2019 EFL Championship play-offs with Aston Villa.

Individual

  • Won the 2014-15 Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2016-17 Denzil Haroun Reserve Team Player of the Year.

Where is Axel Tuanzebe From?

Axel Tuanzebe was born on 14 November 1997. His birthplace is Bunia, DR Congo. He is one amongst three children born of the union between his father and mother. He is the younger brother of ex-Clitheroe striker Dimitri Tuanzebe. He attended St Cuthbert’s RC High School in Rochdale. He captained the Year 7 football team to the final of the English National Schools Cup at Stamford Bridge in 2009 where in the same year, he was awarded Sports Boy of the Year by the Mayor of Rochdale. He holds both British and Congolese nationality. He belongs to the African nationality. His horoscope sign is Scorpio. 

Axel Tuanzebe Manchester United

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Axel Tuanzebe Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Manchester United in 2006 and began his career at the club.
  • He was captain of the Milk Cup winning youth side in 2014.
  • In May 2015, he won the Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year award.
  • He made his Manchester United debut on 29 January 2017 in a 4-0 FA Cup victory over Wigan Athletic at Old Trafford. In February 2017, he extended his contract at Manchester United until 2020, with the option of a further year. On 7 May 2017, he started a senior match for the first time in a 2-0 defeat against Arsenal in the Premier League. In May 2017, he won the Denzil Haroun Reserve Team Player of the Year. During his 2016-17 season, he made only 5 appearances for the club in all the competitions. That season, he also made 20 appearances for Manchester United U23, scoring once in all the competitions.
  • On 5 December 2017, he made his European debut in a 2-1 victory over CSKA Moscow in the UEFA Champions League. During his 2017-18 season, he made only 3 appearances for the club in all the competitions. That season, he also made 2 appearances for Manchester United U23 in all the competitions.

Axel Tuanzebe Aston Villa

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  • On 25 January 2018, he joined Championship side Aston Villa on the loan side for the remainder of the 2018-19 season. However, due to suffering an injury, he was only able to make 5 appearances before returning to Manchester United.
  • On 6 August 2018, after going on United's pre-season tour to the United States, he joined Aston Villa on loan again for the 2018-19 season. During his loan spell at Aston Villa, he made 30 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions as he helped Aston Villa achieved promotion to the Premier League with a victory over Derby County in the 2019 EFL Championship play-off Final.
  • In July 2019, he signed a new contract with Manchester United until June 2022, with an option for an additional year. In September 2019, he became the youngest player to captain United since Norman Whiteside in 1985, during an EFL Cup victory against Rochdale. During his 2019-20 season, he made 10 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • On 20 October 2020, he made his UEFA Champions League debut in a 2-1 away win against Paris Saint-Germain. During his 2020-21 season, he made 19 appearances for the club in all the competitions.

Axel Tuanzebe England

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Axel Tuanzebe International Career

  • Born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, he relocated to England at a young age.
  • He holds both British and Congolese nationality.
  • He has represented England at various age levels. 
  • He has represented England at U19, U20, and U21 levels. 
  • He made his first appearance for England at U19 level on 4 June 2016 in a 2-0 loss against Mexico. 
  • He was a member of the U20 squad which won all three matches at the Four Nations tournament in October 2016. He was withdrawn from selection for the 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup due to club commitments. 
  • He made his debut for England at U21 level on 10 November 2017 in a 2-0 win against Ukraine. 
  • He is yet to make his senior international team debut for England. 

Axel Tuanzebe Girlfriend

Looking at his personal life, he is not married. The footballer is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

Axel Tuanzebe Height and Weight

Axel Tuanzebe stands at a height of 1.85m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 72kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Axel Tuanzebe Net Worth and Salary

Axel Tuanzebe earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €2.5 million and his salary is £1.9 million. His market value is around €8 million. 


Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 8.
  • He is the younger brother of ex-Clitheroe striker Dimitri Tuanzebe.
  • He wears shirt number 38 for Manchester United.
  • Born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, he relocated to England at a young age.
  • He holds both British and Congolese nationality.
  • 2014-15 Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year.
  • 2016-17 Denzil Haroun Reserve Team Player of the Year.
  • In July 2018, he broke the Guinness World Record for the fastest time to individually clear a game of Hungry Hungry Hippos, while in Los Angeles on Manchester United's pre-season tour.