Ben Brereton Diaz Bio, Net Worth, Salary, Age, Transfer, Girlfriend

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Ben Brereton Diaz

Facts About Ben Brereton Diaz

Celebrated Name Ben Brereton Diaz
Age 23 Years
Nick Name Brereton Diaz
Birth Name Benjamin Anthony Brereton
Birth Date 1999-04-18
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality English and Chilean
Birth Nation England
Place Of Birth Stoke-on-Trent, England
Horoscope Aries
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Christianity
School Blythe Bridge High School
Career Start 2006
Awards 2017 UEFA European U19 Championship Golden Boot, 2016-17 EFL Championship Apprentice of the Year, etc.
Father Martin Brereton
Mother Andrea Diaz
Marital Status In a Relationship
Girl Friend Kimberley Abbott
Height 6 ft. 1 inches
Weight 80kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $1 Million-$7 Million
Salary £338,000
Current Team Blackburn Rovers
Position Striker
Jersey Number 22
Links Twitter Instagram

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Benjamin Anthony Brereton professionally known as Ben Brereton Diaz is a professional football player who plays for EFL Championship club Blackburn Rovers and the Chile national team as a striker. He began his career at Nottingham Forest and made his first-team debut for the club on 25 January 2017. He then moved to Blackburn on 28 August 2018, initially on loan before joining them on a permanent transfer on 4 January 2019 for an undisclosed fee, believed to be £7m.

On the international level, born in England, he was eligible to play for both England and Chile at the international level. He has represented both England and Chile at various age levels. He was part of the England U19 team that won the 2017 UEFA European U19 Championship. Despite representing England at the U19 and U20 levels, he eventually chose to represent Chile. He made his international team debut for Chile on 14 June 2021 in the group stage of 2021 Copa America.

What is Ben Brereton Diaz Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player. 
  • For playing as a striker for EFL Championship club Blackburn Rovers.

Honors

  • Won the 2017 UEFA European U19 Championship with England U19.

Awards 

  • Won the 2017 UEFA European U19 Championship Golden Boot. 
  • Won the 2016-17 EFL Championship Apprentice of the Year.

Where is Ben Brereton Diaz From?

Ben Brereton Diaz was born on 18 April 1999. His birthplace is Stoke-on-Trent, England. His birth name is Benjamin Anthony Brereton. He holds both English Chilean nationality and he belongs to mixed ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Aries. His father’s name is Martin Brereton and his mother’s name is Andrea Diaz. His father, Martin Brereton is an English policeman as well as a former amateur football player in the Potteries and District Sunday League, and his mother, Andrea Diaz is an employee at a British pottery manufacturer. He attended Blythe Bridge High School.

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Ben Brereton Diaz Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Manchester United in 2006 and played until 2013. 
  • In 2013, he moved to his hometown club, Stoke City, and played there for two seasons.
  • After his release from Stoke City, in summer 2015, he signed with Championship club Nottingham Forest and began his career at the club. Following his impressive form in the club's academy teams, with 15 goals in 20 appearances, he signed a new contract with the club on 31 December 2016.
  • He made his first-team debut for the club on 25 January 2017 in a 2-0 loss to Leeds United. On 4 February 2017, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 win against Aston Villa. During his 2016-17 season, he made 18 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions as he won the EFL Championship Apprentice of the Year award. 
  • On 22 June 2017, he signed a long-term contract with the club, keeping him under contract at the club until June 2021. During his 2017-18 season, he made 39 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.

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  • On 28 August 2018, he signed for Blackburn Rovers on loan, with a view to making the transfer permanent in the January 2019 transfer window. He made his debut for the club on 2 September 2018 in a 4-1 loss against Bristol City. On 4 January 2019, he permanently moved to Blackburn Rovers for an undisclosed fee, believed to be £7m. On 22 April 2019, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 win against Bolton. During his 2018-19 season, he made 28 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2019-20 season, he made 18 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • During his 2020-21 season, he made 43 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2021-22 season, after scoring six goals in just five matches, including a hat-trick against Cardiff City, he was awarded the Championship Player of the Month award for September 2021.

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Ben Brereton Diaz International Career

  • Born in England, he was eligible to play for both England and Chile at the international level. 
  • He has represented both England and Chile at various age levels. 
  • He has represented England at the U19 and U20 levels.
  • In March 2017, he received his first call-up to an England side after being named in the U19s squad for games against their Spanish, Norwegian, and Belarusian counterparts. 
  • Having started his side's 3-0 defeat of Spain and coming off the bench for the 5-1 beating of Belarus, manager Keith Downing praised his performances and ease at settling into the squad.
  • With his excellent performances, he was subsequently called up to represent England at the 2017 UEFA European U19 Championship where his team won the final against Portugal and he was awarded the UEFA European U19 Championship Golden Boot after being the top goalscorer at the tournament. 
  • He then also played at the 2018 UEFA European U19 Championship, scoring his only goal of the tournament in the opening group stage match against Turkey.

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  • Despite representing England at the U19 and U20 levels, he eventually chose to represent Chile. 
  • On 24 May 2021, he was called up to the Chile squad for the first time for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Argentina and Bolivia. However, he was an unused substitute. 
  • In June 2021, he was subsequently included in Chile's squad for 2021 Copa America. 
  • He made his international team debut for Chile on 14 June 2021 in a 1-1 draw against Argentina in the group stage of 2021 Copa America.
  • On 18 June 2021, he scored his first international goal for Chile in a 1-0 win against Bolivia in the group stage of 2021 Copa America.

Is Ben Brereton Diaz Single or Dating?

Looking at his personal life, he is not single. He has been in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Kimberley Abbott who has been together for a long time. Despite dating for so long they are still not married. He has shared a couple of pictures with Kimberley Abbott on his social media accounts where they seemed to be happy together. Any updates on his love life will be updated here soon.

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How tall is Ben Brereton Diaz?

Ben Brereton Diaz stands at a height of 1.85m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inch tall. He has a bodyweight of 80kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. His eye color is brown and his hair color is dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body.

What is the Net Worth of Ben Brereton Diaz?

He is a very successful footballer and his major source of earning is from his football career. In August 2018, he signed for Blackburn Rovers on loan, with a view to making the transfer permanent in the January 2019 transfer window, and in January 2019, he permanently moved to Blackburn Rovers for an undisclosed fee, believed to be £7m. As of 2022, the net worth of Ben Brereton Diaz is believed to be around $1 million-$7 million where he received £338,000 as a yearly salary from his current club. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. His market value is around €10 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.  

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 7.
  • Born in England, he was eligible to play for both England and Chile at the international level.
  • He was part of the England U19 team that won the 2017 UEFA European U19 Championship.
  • Despite representing England at the U19 and U20 levels, he eventually chose to represent Chile.
  • He wears shirt number 22 for Blackburn Rovers.