Bukayo Saka - Bio, Net Worth, Age Girlfriend, Salary, Height, Career

Bukayo Saka

Facts About Bukayo Saka

Celebrated Name Bukayo Saka
Age 21 Years Old
Nick Name Saka
Birth Name Bukayo Saka
Birth Date 2001-09-05
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Famous For Rising English footballer playing for Arsenal.
Place Of Birth Ealing
Birth Nation England
Nationality English
Ethnicity African-European
High School Greenford High School
Career Start 2018
Current Team Arsenal
Current City London
Current Club Country England
Source of Wealth Contracts, Salaries, Endorsements (Football)
Salary £1,560,000
Net Worth €2 Million (£1.8 Million)
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 65 kg
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Religion Christianity
Best Known For For playing left-back for the Arsenal FC.
Shirt Number 7
Girlfriend Tolami Benson
Links Wikipedia Facebook Twitter Instagram

Bukayo Saka is a young English professional football player. He plays as a winger or left-back for his current team, Arsenal, and England National Football Team. The talented footballer is the youth product of Premier League club Arsenal and made his Premier League debut on 1 January 2019 against Fulham. He was part of Arsenal that finished runner-up in the 2018-19 UEFA Europa League. He became a regular starter for Arsenal in the 2019-20 season. Internationally, Saka represented England at under-16, under-17, under-18, under-19, and under-21 levels. He was part of England's squads at UEFA Euro 2020 and the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

What is Bukayo Saka Famous For?

  • Bukayo Saka is a British footballer who plays in the position of Winger, left-back, and midfielder. 
  • Bukayo currently plays for the Premier League club Arsenal and the England national team. 
  • Saka is known for his attacking incisiveness and creativity and is often considered one of the best young football players in the world.

Bukayo Saka youth

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Who are Bukayo Saka Parents?

Bukayo Saka was born on 5 September 2001 with the birth name Bukayo Ayoyinka T. M. Saka. He is from is in Ealing, Greater London, England, United Kingdom. He holds an English nationality and his ethnicity is African-European as he is of Nigerian descent. His Nigerian parents emigrated to the UK long before he was born. He is the son of his parents - Yomi Saka and Adenike Sana (Chartered Accountant). He grew up with his sibling; an older brother, Abayomi Saka. He is 21 years old in 2022. Saka attended the Edward Betham Church of England Primary School in Greenford, a suburb in the London borough of Ealing. He then joined Greenford High School, a mixed 11-19 secondary school, also in Ealing. He obtained high grades in his GCSEs (General Certificate of Secondary Education, an academic qualification in a particular subject, taken in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland), achieving 4 A*s and 3 As. His name "Bukayo" originates from the Yoruba language spoken in southern Nigeria, meaning "adds to happiness".

Bukayo Saka Football Career Timeline

  • Bukayo Saka joined Arsenal's Hale End academy at a very young age. 
  • Saka signed a professional contract with Arsenal when he turned 17.
  • Arsenal promoted him to the club's U23 team. 
  • Saka was later promoted to the club's first team in late 2018. 

Bukayo Saka contract

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  • He made his first-team competitive debut on 29 November against Vorskla Poltava in the Europa League. In his debut, he came on as a 68th-minute substitute for Aaron Ramsey.
  • He made his first full home debut on 13 December 2018 against FK Qarabag in the Europa League. 
  • He made his Premier League debut on 1 January 2019 against Fulham. He came on as a late substitute for Alex Iwobi in the 83rd minute.
  • He made his first Premier League start in a 3-2 win over Aston Villa.
  • He provided an assist for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's equalizer goal in a 1-1 draw against Manchester United. 
  • Saka became a regular starter as a left-back following injuries to Sead Kolasinac and Kieran Tierney.

Bukayo Saka honors

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  • He scored the opening goal in Arsenal's 2-1 FA Cup fourth-round victory at Bournemouth on 27 January 2020. His goal was later voted Goal of the round by BBC. 
  • He reached double figures for assists in the 2019-20 season after he assisted Eddie Nketiah for a goal in a 3-2 win over Everton.
  • Saka signed a new long-term contract with Arsenal on 1 July 2020.
  • Saka scored his first Premier League goal in July 2020 against Wolverhampton Wanderers. His half-volley goal was praised by football fans. 

 Bukayo Saka stats

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  • On Boxing Day 2020, he scored on his 40th Premier League appearance for Arsenal in a 3–1 home win over Chelsea. On 6th March 2021, he made his 50th Premier League appearance for Arsenal in a 1–1 away draw at Burnley becoming the second youngest player in club history to reach that milestone.
  • Saka scored his first goal of the 2021-2022 season against West Bromwich Albion. He scored his first Premier League goal of the season in September against Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium. On 30th October, he made his 100th appearance for Arsenal against Leicester City. 
  • He was named Arsenal's player of the season for a second consecutive season, becoming the first person to retain the award since Thierry Henry won in 2003 and again in 2004. 
  • On Boxing Day 2020, he scored on his 40th Premier League appearance for Arsenal in a 3–1 home win over Chelsea. On 6th March 2021, he made his 50th Premier League appearance for Arsenal in a 1–1 away draw at Burnley becoming the second youngest player in club history to reach that milestone.
  • Saka scored his first goal of the 2021-2022 season against West Bromwich Albion. He scored his first Premier League goal of the season in September against Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium. On 30th October, he made his 100th appearance for Arsenal against Leicester City. 
  • He was named Arsenal's player of the season for a second consecutive season, becoming the first person to retain the award since Thierry Henry won in 2003 and again in 2004. 

Bukayo Saka International Career

  • Bukayo Saka has represented England football teams at various age levels. He has represented England U16, U17, U18, and U19 teams. 
  • Saka represented the England U17 team at the 2018 UEFA European U17 Championship. England was eliminated by the Netherlands in a penalty shootout in the semi-finals. 
  • Saka scored the winning goal for the England U18 team against France U18 in September 2018. 
  • He scored his debut England U19 goal against Moldova in November 2018. He then made his debut for the England under-21 team during a 6–0 victory away to Kosovo on 4th September 2020. 
  • Saka was then called up to the England senior squad for the first time. He made his international debut against Wales. He is now tied to England internationally and can no longer represent Nigeria. 
  • The rising footballer was named in the 26-man squad for UEFA Euro 2020 on 1s June 2021. He scored his first senior international goal against Austria in a friendly match on June 2, 2021. 
  • On 23 September 2022, he was named England player of the year for the 2021–22 season. He was named in England's 26-man squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on 10 November. 
  • Bukayo Saka is part of Gareth Southgate’s 26-man England squad, who are currently in Qatar for the 2022 World Cup. He made his World Cup debut on Monday (21 November) when England beat Iran 6-2 in their opening game of the FIFA competition. He played against the USA on 26th November 2022. The game ended with the score 0-0.

Who is Bukayo Saka Girlfriend?

Bukayo Saka is an unmarried man but he is currently in a secret relationship. He is dating his beautiful girlfriend, Tolami Benson. Their dating rumors are confirmed as they were spotted out together in Qatar after his World Cup win, with Tolami clad in a blue and white England shirt. The couple's relationship is believed to have started in 2020.

Tolami is a veteran Instagrammer. She is also renowned for her sexy displays of support for Bukayo's premier league team, having dressed up in an Arsenal kit for scantily clad photos. Tolami Benson was born on 3 December 2000 and this means she is nearly one year older than Bukayo Saka, who was born on 5 September 2001. The couple has not yet shared any pictures of them together on social media, and also don’t follow each other. The lovebirds are enjoying their love life a lot.

Bukayo Saka's girlfriend, Tolami Benson

What is Bukayo Saka Net Worth?

Bukayo Saka was only 17 years old when he signed his first professional contract with Arsenal. The young talent became a regular starter in the 2019-20 season and was offered a long-term contract extension with the club in July 2020, which he signed. According to his contract extension, he reportedly earned around 450,000 pounds annually. His net worth is estimated at €2 Million (£1.8 Million).

Bukayo signed a 4 year / £6,240,000 contract with Arsenal F.C., including an annual average salary of £1,560,000. In 2022, Saka will earn a base salary of £1,560,000, while carrying a cap hit of £1,560,000. The primary sources of his earnings are professional contracts and sponsorship deals. He has been sponsored by New Balance Athletics, Inc., one of the world’s major sports footwear and apparel manufacturers. He is living a luxurious lifestyle right now. He owns branded cars and a lavish house. 

How Tall is Bukayo Saka?

Bukayo Saka stands at a height of 1.78 m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a body weight of 65 kg. He has an athletic body build. His hair color is black and he has a pair of dark brown eyes. He has side-cropped afro hair with a cheerful smile. He has a thin mustache with a toned physique. 

Trivias About Bukayo Saka You Need To Know.

  • He was named Premier League Player of the Month for the month of February in 2020.
  • He wears shirt number 77 at Arsenal.
  • His goal against Bournemouth in the FA Cup fourth round in January 2020 was voted BBC Goal of the Round.
  • Saka has spent his entire senior career with Arsenal.
  • Saka has represented England at many youth levels.