Facts About Emmanuel Bonaventure
|Celebrated Name||Emmanuel Bonaventure|
|Age||25 Years Old|
|Nick Name||The Nigerian Neymar|
|Birth Name||Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis|
|Place Of Birth||Yola|
|Net Worth||€1 Million|
|Source of Wealth||Football Career|
|Height||1.74 m or 5 ft 9 in.|
|Weight||67 Kg or 150 lbs|
Emmanuel Bonaventure is a professional footballer from Yola, Nigeria who is playing for Premier League club Watford and Nigeria national team. His playing position is Striker. He has played for the team including Zorya Luhansk, Club Brugge, 1. FC Koln in the past. He began his career at Accademia di Abuja in Abuja. On 21st June 2021, Watford confirmed they had reached an agreement with Club Brugge for the transfer of Dennis and a five-year contract was signed two days later on 23rd June 2021. He is nicknamed 'The Nigerian Neymar'.
Nigerian striker, Emmanuel Bonaventure scores as Watford thrashed Manchester United
Nigerian striker, Emmanuel Bonaventure, on Saturday evening (20th November 2021), scored a goal in Watford’s Premier League victory over Manchester United. Emmanuel played the full 90 minutes and scored a late goal to ensure Watford thrashed Man United 4-1 at Vicarage Road. Goals from Joshua King, Ismaila Sarr, Joao Pedro, and Bonaventure gave Watford all three points against Man United. Donny van de Beek did score a goal for Man United as captain Harry Maguire was given a red card during the encounter. The victory over Man United means Watford is now in the 16th position on the Premier League table with 13 points from 12 games. Man United, on the other hand, dropped to the seventh position on the Premier League table with 17 points from the same number of games. Bonaventure will hope to lead Watford to victory again when they take on Leicester City in their next Premier League fixture on November 28.
What is Emmanuel Bonaventure Famous For?
- For his goal-scoring ability and magnificent dribbling skills.
- For winning the Belgian First Division A-League title twice in the 2017-2018 and 2019-2020 seasons.
What is Emmanuel Bonaventure Birth Name? Know About His Present Family, Religion, and Ethnicity
Emmanuel Bonaventure was born with the real name or birth name of Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis on 15th November 1997. His place of birth is Yola, Nigeria. Thus, he holds Nigerian nationality and he came from Nigerian-Fulani ethnic background (Tribe). He celebrated his 24th birthday as of 2021. Scorpio is his Zodiac sign and he follows the Christianity religion. He is a devout catholic. He was born as the youngest of two children born to his parents. Thus, he has an elder sibling; brother namely Popti Emmanuel Dennis who is also an athlete. Sadly, Popti left this word during one of his career expeditions in Lagos in 2020. He was raised in the slum. It was reported that his father was military personnel whereas Emmanuel himself has not revealed anything about his family details to the public. He pursued his football career as a little boy.
About his education, his parents enrolled him at primary schools. He was very focused on his education and study.
How did Emmanuel Bonaventure start his Football Career?
- Emmanuel Bonaventure's career began at Accademia di Abuja which is located in Abuja, Nigeria.
- Then, he signed with the Ukrainian Premier League club Zorya Luhansk in the month of March in 2016 and made his team debut against Olimpik Donetsk on 24th July of the same year where he scored the opening goal winning the game with the score of 3-0.
- He spent most of his time with the team on the bench. Later, he made his UEFA Europa League debut on 3rd November against Feyenoord.
- He then played in the Ukrainian side's other group stage games to Fenerbahce and Manchester United.
- He score his career second goal against Stal Kamianske on 11th December and the team won the match with a score of 2-0.
- He helped his team, Zorya to third place in the league appearing in 22 leagues with six goals.
- Surprisingly, Club Brugge made an announcement on 30th May 2017 stating that they had signed Emmanuel on a four-year deal for a fee of €1.2 Million.
- He played with the team wearing a jersey/shirt number of 42.
- He made his team debut on 26th July 2017 against İstanbul Başakşehir where he scored one goal. The match ended with a draw score of 3-3.
- He scored twice playing against Real Madrid on 1st October 2019 at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in the group stage of the 2019–20 UEFA Champions League season. The match ended with a draw score of 2-2.
- With the team, he scored five goals in six matches.
- On 25th January 2021, Bundesliga side 1. FC Köln announced that they had signed Dennis on a loan deal until the end of the season.
- For the team, he made a total of nine league appearances during his time in Germany.
- On 21st June 2021, Watford confirmed that they had reached an agreement with Club Brugge for the transfer of Dennis. A five-year contract was signed two days later.
- On 14th August 2021, he scored on his Watford debut in their league opener against Aston Villa, where Watford won 3–2.
Emmanuel Bonaventure International Career
- Emmanuel Bonaventure has represented Nigeria at the under-23 level.
- then, he was called up to the senior team.
- He made his debut game on 10th September 2019 in a 2–2 friendly draw to Ukraine, coming on as an 82nd-minute substitute for Samuel Chukwueze.
Awards, Honors, and Achievements
- Belgian First Division A: 2017-2018, 2019-2020
Emmanuel Bonaventure Personal Life: Who is he dating?
Emmanuel Bonaventure is not married yet as he is only 24. He is assumed to be single at present as there is no news and rumors about him dating and affairs with anyone. Thus, he has no girlfriend as of today. He is enjoying his present life happily without any disturbances. It seems he is focusing on his career and also he is having a secret relationship that is unknown to the public. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay.
Emmanuel Bonaventure Net Worth: How much is he making annually?
Emmanuel Bonaventure is a professional footballer who is playing for the team, Watford. His net worth is estimated to have €1 Million as of 2021. Bonaventure's annual salary is around €350K at present from his current team. His main source of income is from his football career which includes football contracts, bonuses, and more. Today, he is living a modest lifestyle. There are no details about his cars and endorsements deals. Whereas he has purchased a different brand of exotic cars. He also has his private jet whenever he wants to go for a long trip. His present market value is €5 Million as of 9th June 2021 whereas his highest market value was €17 Million as of 30th March 2020.
Emmanuel Bonaventure Height and Weight: How tall is he?
Emmanuel Bonaventure is a handsome footballer with an athletic body type. He stands tall at the perfect height of 1.74 m or 5 ft 9 in. His balanced bodyweight consists of 67 Kg or 150 lbs. Overall, he has got a healthy body and he frequently does exercise to keep himself fit and fine. His other body measurement details are still to get disclosed yet.
Trivias About Emmanuel Bonaventure You Need To Know.
- His real name is Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis.
- His ethnicity is Nigerian-Fulani.
- His brother, Popti left this word during one of his career expeditions in Lagos in 2020.
- He pursued his football career as a little boy.
- His career began at Accademia di Abuja which is located in Abuja, Nigeria.
- On 21st June 2021, Watford confirmed they had reached an agreement with Club Brugge for the transfer of Dennis and a five-year contract was signed two days later on 23rd June 2021.