Folarin Balogun Bio, Net Worth, Salary, Siblings, Age, Nationality

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Folarin Balogun

Facts About Folarin Balogun

Celebrated Name Folarin Balogun
Age 20 Years
Nick Name Balogunner
Birth Name Folarin Jerry Balogun
Birth Date 2001-07-03
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality English
Birth Nation United States
Place Of Birth New York City, New York, United States
Horoscope Cancer
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2008
Marital Status Single
Height 5 ft. 10 inches
Weight 66kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth £1.9 Million
Salary £1.6 Million
Current Club Middlesbrough
Position Striker
Jersey Number 47
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Folarin Jerry Balogun is a professional football player who plays for EFL Championship club Middlesbrough, on loan from Premier League club Arsenal as a striker. He started playing football for Sunday League side Aldersbrook. In 2008, at the age of 8, he joined the youth team of Arsenal and began his career at the club. He signed a professional contract in February 2019. He made his senior team debut for the club in the Europa League on 29 October 2020. He made his Premier League debut for the club on 13 August 2021. On 12 January 2022, he joined EFL Championship club Middlesbrough on a loan deal until the end of the 2021-22 season.

On the international level, born in the United States to Nigerian parents and raised in England, he is eligible to represent all three nations at the international level. He represents England at the youth international level. He has represented England at the U17, U18, U20, and U21 levels. He has also represented the United States at the U18 level. He is yet to make his senior international debut for his country. 

What is Folarin Balogun Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.
  • For playing as a striker for EFL Championship club Middlesbrough, on loan from Premier League club Arsenal.

Where is Folarin Balogun From?

Folarin Balogun was born on 3 July 2001. His birthplace is New York City, New York, United States. His birth name is Folarin Jerry Balogun. He holds English nationality and he belongs to mixed ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Cancer. He was born to non-American parents. His parents were born in Nigeria. His parents emigrated to England when he was two years old. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and has not been disclosed yet.  

Folarin Balogun Arsenal

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Folarin Balogun Club Career

  • He started playing football for Sunday League side Aldersbrook. 
  • In 2008, at the age of 8, he joined the youth team of Arsenal and began his career at the club. He signed a professional contract in February 2019.
  • After progressing through the youth ranks at Arsenal, he made his senior team debut for the club on 29 October 2020 in a 3-0 win against Dundalk FC in the Europa League. On 26 November 2020, he scored his first senior goal for the club in a 3-0 win against Molde in a Europa League group stage match. On 26 April 2021, he signed a new long-term contract with the club. During his 2020-21 season, he made 6 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions. That season, he also made 20 appearances for the Arsenal reserve team, scoring 10 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions. 

Folarin Balogun Middlesbrough

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  • He made his Premier League debut for the club on 13 August 2021 in a 2-0 loss against newly-promoted Brentford.
  • On 12 January 2022, he joined EFL Championship club Middlesbrough on a loan deal until the end of the 2021-22 season. He made his debut for the club on 15 January 2022 in a 2-1 win against Reading. On 8 March 2022, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-1 loss against Sheffield United. 

Folarin Balogun International Career

  • Born in the United States to Nigerian parents and raised in England, he is eligible to represent all three nations at the international level. 

Folarin Balogun England

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  • He represents England at the youth international level. 
  • He has represented England at the U17, U18, U20, and U21 levels. 
  • After playing for England at the U17 level and appearing in the 2018 UEFA European U17 Championship. He has also represented the United States at the U18 level. He played in all four of the United States' games in the Vaclav Jezek Youth Tournament and scored twice.
  • In 2019, he appeared and scored for the England U18 national team in a tournament in Dubai. In October 2020, he made an appearance for the England U20 against Wales.
  • On 27 August 2021, he received his first call-up to the England U21 team.

Folarin Balogun USA

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  • He made his England U21 debut as a substitute on 7 September 2021 in a 2-0 win over Kosovo U21s at Stadium MK in the 2023 UEFA European U21 Championship qualification. 
  • He is yet to make his senior international debut for his country.

Is Folarin Balogun Single or Dating?

Looking at his personal life, the footballer is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. He has not shared any pictures of himself with any girls on his social media accounts. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

How tall is Folarin Balogun?

Folarin Balogun stands at a height of 1.78m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 66kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. 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 Folarin Balogun?

Folarin Balogun is a professional football player who currently plays for EFL Championship club Middlesbrough, on loan from Premier League club Arsenal. He is a very successful footballer and his major source of earnings is from his football career. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2022, his net worth is believed to be £1.9 million where he received £1.6 million as a yearly salary from his current club. His market value is around €4 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.   

Did You Know?

  • He was born to non-American parents.
  • Born in the United States to Nigerian parents and raised in England, he is eligible to represent all three nations at the international level.
  • He is yet to make his senior international debut for his country.
  • He wears shirt number 47 for Middlesbrough.