Last updated on August 6th, 2023 at 11:11 am
Facts About Harry Maguire
|Celebrated Name||Harry Maguire|
|Age||30 Years Old|
|Birth Name||Jacob Harry Maguire|
|Place Of Birth||Sheffield|
|Net Worth||£20 million|
|Current Team||Manchester United F.C.|
Harry Maguire is an English professional footballer who plays for Premier League Club Manchester United F.C. and the English national team as defender. Recognised for his authoritative defending, Maguire is also known for his composure on the ball as well as his physical strength and presence. Maguire is also a powerful and accomplished penalty-kick taker and is notable for his ability to score powerful headers. he wears shirt no 5.
Harry Maguire full name is Jacob Harry Maguire who was born on 5 March 1993 at Sheffield, England. His parents name is not known. He has a sister Daisy Maguire and a brother Laurence Maguire who is also an English professional Footballer. He holds an English nationality. He attended St Mary’s Roman Catholic High School, Chesterfield.
Maguire joined the youth system at Sheffield United and then he was promoted to first team squad making his debut in which he won the man of the match award in a home match against Cardiff City in April 2011. He made four appearances in the competition. On the opening day of 2011-2012 League One Season he scored his first goal at Oldham Athletic. He was named as both “Player of the Year” and “Young Player of the Year” by the club. On 17 October 2012 in Football League Trophy he was selected as the first choice in the center of defense. By the end of February he made his 100th start for Blades at the age of just 19.
Maguire joined Hull City on 29 July 2014 signing a three-year contract. He also joined Wigan Athletic on one moth loan deal on 10 February 2015. He scored his first goal for Hull city in 25 October 2016. He captained Hull city in Premier League in which they won and he scored his first league goal also in April.
Maguire signed Premier League Club Leicester City on a five-year contract on 25 June 2017. He played every minute and was awarded as the player of the season as well as player of the season at the club’s end of the season’s award.
In July 2019, Manchester United made a £70 million bid for Maguire, a year after the club backed down from a deal because the same fee was considered too high. They made an improved bid, believed to be £80 million, which was accepted by Leicester on 2 August. The fee surpassed the £75 million Liverpool paid for Virgil van Dijk in January 2018, making Maguire the world's most expensive defender. He made his United debut in their opening match of the Premier League season, a 4–0 home victory over Chelsea on 11 August, and received the Man of the Match award. On 17 January 2020, he was named as club captain by manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær following Ashley Young's departure to Inter Milan. Maguire played a significant part in United's successful 2019–20 Premier League campaign, which saw them finish in third place, their second-highest league finish since the retirement of Alex Ferguson. Maguire played in every minute of United's 38 game league campaign, becoming the first outfield player to do so for the club since 1995.
On 17 October 2020, Maguire scored his first goal of the season, equalising in the 23rd minute in a league match against Newcastle United that eventually ended in a 4–1 away win.
In the 2022–23 season, Maguire started only eight Premier League matches as new manager Erik ten Hag used Raphaël Varane and Lisandro Martínez as his first choice central defensive partnership.
On 16 July 2023, Maguire announced that he would no longer be captain of Manchester United after a discussion with manager Erik ten Hag. He was also linked with a transfer to West Ham United. On 28 July, Manchester United rejected an offer of £20 million for Maguire from West Ham United.
Maguire was in England National under Team for the first time in November 2012. He made his England under 21 debuts as a substitute in 60th minute at Bloomfield Road which was against Liverpool’s Andre Wisdom in which they won.
Maguire was included in the squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification on 24 August 2017 against Malta and Slovakia. He was then named in 23-man England National Team squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Maguire assisted Harry Kane on the match which was against Tunisia in England’s World cup opener in which they won by 2-1.
He had recently scored a goal against Sweden on June 8th, 2018 World Cup Russia.
Maguire height is 6 feet 4 inch which is 1.94 meters and he weighs 100 kg. His salary is 13.50 million Euros.
Maguire is in long term relationship with his girlfriend Fern Hawkins. The couple began their relationship since June 19, 2011. They have been together for almost 8 years and still they have not decided to marry.