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Dwight McNeil

Facts About Dwight McNeil

Celebrated Name Dwight McNeil
Age 23 Years Old
Nick Name Dwightstar
Birth Name Dwight James Matthew McNeil
Birth Date 1999-11-22
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality English
Birth Nation England
Place Of Birth Rochdale, England
Horoscope Sagittarius
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
School Oasis Academy
Career Start 2014
Father Matty McNeil
Mother Tracy McNeil
Siblings Baillie and Chiara
Marital Status Single
Height 6 ft. 0 inches
Weight 71kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $1 Million-$10 Million
Salary £3.7 Million
Current Club Everton
Position Winger
Jersey Number 7
Links Twitter Instagram

Dwight James Matthew McNeil professionally known as Dwight McNeil is an English professional football player. He currently plays for Premier League club Everton. His playing position is a winger. 

Dwight McNeil first started playing football at the JJB Sports center in Trafford. At age five, he joined the academy of Manchester United, the club he supported as a child, and stayed in the academy until age 14 when he started struggling for game time and was subsequently released. In 2014, he joined the youth team of Burnley and began his career at the club. In July 2016, he was rewarded with a two-year scholarship and was a regular member of the U18 squad and occasionally played for the Development Squad. On 13 May 2018, he made his first team debut in the final match of the 2017-18 season. On 28 July 2022, he signed for Premier League club Everton on a five-year contract for a transfer fee reportedly in the region of £20 million including potential add-ons. 

On the international level, born in England, Dwight McNeil is eligible to play for Jamaica as well as his native England. He has represented England at various age levels. He has represented England at the U20 and U21 levels. He is yet to make his senior international team debut for his country. 

Dwight McNeil Famous For

  • Being is an English professional football player.
  • For playing as a winger for Premier League club Everton.


Where was Dwight McNeil born?

Dwight McNeil was born on 22 November 1999. His birthplace is Rochdale, England. His birth name is Dwight James Matthew McNeil. He holds England nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He was born to his father, Matty McNeil, and to his mother, Tracy McNeil. His father, Matty McNeil, was also a professional footballer in the English Football League for Macclesfield Town and Stockport County. About his siblings, he has two younger siblings, Baillie and Chiara. He attended the Oasis Academy in Oldham.

Who did Dwight McNeil play for?

Club Career

He first started playing football at the JJB Sports center in Trafford. At age five, he joined the academy of Manchester United, the club he supported as a child, and stayed in the academy until age 14 when he started struggling for game time and was subsequently released.

Burnley

  • In 2014, he joined the youth team of Burnley and began his career at the club. In July 2016, he was rewarded with a two-year scholarship and was a regular member of the U18 squad and occasionally played for the Development Squad. 
  • In February 2018, he traveled with the first team squad for the Premier League game against Swansea City but failed to make the match-day squad.
  • On 10 April 2018, following the end of his scholarship, he signed a professional two-year contract with the option of a third year in the club's favor. 
  • After progressing through the youth ranks at Burnley, on 13 May 2018, he made his first team debut for the club in a 2-1 loss against Bournemouth in the final match of the 2017-18 season. During that season, he made only one appearance for the club in all the competitions. 
  • On 30 December 2018, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 home win against West Ham United. During his 2018-19 season, he made 26 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2019-20 season, he made 40 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 16 October 2020, he signed a new long-term contract at Burnley, keeping him at the club until 2024. During his 2020-21 season, he made 40 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2021-22 season, he made 40 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions.

Everton

  • On 28 July 2022, he signed for Premier League club Everton on a five-year contract for a transfer fee reportedly in the region of £20 million including potential add-ons.


International Career

  • Born in England, he is eligible to play for Jamaica as well as his native England. 
  • He has represented England at various age levels. 
  • He has represented England at the U20 and U21 levels. 
  • In March 2019, he received his first call-up for the England U20s ahead of U20 Euro Elite League fixtures against Poland and Portugal.
  • He made his England U20 team debut on 21 March 2019 as a starter in a 3-1 defeat to Poland U20 at St. George's Park.
  • In May 2019, he was included in the U20 squad for the 2019 Toulon Tournament and scored his first international goal on 11 June 2019 in the 4-0 victory over Guatemala. 
  • On 30 August 2019, he was included in the England U21 squad for the first time.
  • He eventually made his England U21 team debut on 11 October 2019 in a 2-2 draw against Slovenia in Maribor.
  • He is yet to make his senior international team debut for his country.

Personal life of Dwight McNeil

Looking at his personal life, Dwight McNeil is too young to get married. At present, he is assumed to be single as there is no news or rumors about his dating anyone. Also, he has not given any clue about his relationship or dating life. He has not shared any pictures of himself with any girls on his social media accounts. It seems he is building his career rather than being in a love relationship. Any updates on his love life will be updated here. 

What is Dwight McNeil's salary?

Dwight McNeil is a very successful footballer and his major source of earnings is from his football career. He is an English professional football player who currently plays for Premier League club Everton. In July 2022, he signed for Premier League club Everton on a five-year contract for a transfer fee reportedly in the region of £20 million including potential add-ons. As of 2022, his net worth is believed to be $1 million-$10 million where he received £3.7 million as a yearly salary from his current club. Besides this, he also earns a decent amount of money from sponsorship, salary from the national team, endorsement deals with various brands, etc. Details about his cars and houses are unknown at present. As of now, he is satisfied with his earnings. In addition, his market value is around €18 million.

How tall is Dwight McNeil? 

Dwight McNeil stands at the height of 1.83m i.e. 6 feet and 0 inches tall. He has a body weight of 71kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. He has a well-maintained body but the measurements like biceps size, hip size, waist size, shoe size, etc. are currently missing. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a tattoo on his body parts.  

Dwight McNeil’s Transfer History

  • He first started playing football at the JJB Sports center in Trafford. 
  • At age five, he joined the academy of Manchester United, the club he supported as a child, and stayed in the academy until the age of 14 when he started struggling for game time and was subsequently released. 
  • In 2014, he joined the youth team of Burnley and began his career at the club.
  • In July 2022, he signed for Premier League club Everton on a five-year contract for a transfer fee reportedly in the region of £20 million including potential add-ons. 

Trivias About Dwight McNeil You Need To Know.

  • He has Jamaican family origins as his father was born in England to both English and Jamaican parents.
  • His father, Matty McNeil, was also a professional footballer in the English Football League for Macclesfield Town and Stockport County.
  • He started playing football at the age of 5.
  • He is yet to make his senior international team debut for his country.
  • He wears shirt number 7 for Everton.