Phil Foden - Bio, Net Worth, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Current Team, Contract, Salary, Transfer, Nationality, Age, Facts, Wiki, Height, Family, Career
Philip Walter Foden, professionally known as Philip Foden is an English professional football player. He plays as a midfielder. Foden started his youth football career from the English club, Manchester City, and plays professional football for the same club. He has already won 2 Premier League titles, 3 EFL Cup, 2 FA Community Shields, and 1 FA Cup with Manchester City.
Phil Foden has represented England football teams at various age levels. He was part of the England U17 football team that won the FIFA U17 World Cup. The talented young midfielder has yet to make his senior international debut.
He has over 892k followers on his Instagram @philfoden.
What is Phil Foden Famous For?
- Won the FIFA U17 World Cup Golden Ball.
- Named BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year.
Where is Phil Foden Born?
Phil Foden was born on 28 May 2000. His birth name is Philip Walter Foden. His birth place is in Stockpot, Greater Manchester in England. He holds English nationality. His father is Phil Foden Sr. and his mother is Claire Foden. He has a sister. He belongs to White ethnicity and his religion is Christianity.
Regarding his educational background, he received a private education from St. Bede's College.
Phil Foden Football Career
- Foden was only 8 years old when he joined Manchester City academy. He later signed his Academy scholarship in July 2016.
- Foden trained at the Manchester City academy until his promotion to the first team in 2017.
- He was included in the first team for the club's Champions League group stage match against Celtic in December 2016. However, he was not used.
- He made his first-team debut in the club's pre-season tour of the United States in July 2017. He played against Manchester United and Real Madrid in the pre-season tour.
- Foden later made his professional debut as a substitute on 21 November 2017 in a Champions League game against Feyenoord.
- He made his Premier League debut as a substitute in a 4-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur on 16 December 2017.
- He was featured as a substitute in Manchester City's EFL Cup victory over Arsenal in February 2018.
- He started in Manchester City's FA Community Shield title win over Chelsea.
- He scored his first professional goal against Oxford United in the third round of the EFL Cup in September 2018.
- He scored his debut home goal at the Etihad Stadium against Rotherham United in the third round of the FA Cup in January 2019.
- He scored his debut Champions League in the second leg of the Round of 16 fixture against Schalke in March 2019.
- He made his Premier League start against Cardiff City becoming the youngest English player to start in the Premier League.
- He scored his first Premier League goal on 20 April 2019 in a 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur. He thus became the third-youngest player to score for the club in the Premier League.
- Premier League: 2017–18, 2018–19
- FA Cup: 2018–19
- EFL Cup: 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20
- FA Community Shield: 2018, 2019
- Foden has represented England football teams at various age levels.
- He has represented England U16, U17, U18, U19, and U21 football teams.
- He led England U17 to the 2017 UEFA European U17 Championship final, where they lost to Spain U17.
- Foden was a key player for England U17 team that won the FIFA U17 World Cup, defeating Spain in the final.
- He was named the best player of the tournament and won the FIFA U17 World Cup Golden Ball.
- Foden has yet to make his senior international debut.
FIFA U-17 World Cup: 2017
- UEFA European Under-17 Championship runner-up: 2017
- UEFA European Under-17 Championship Team of the Tournament: 2017
- FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball: 2017
- BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year: 2017
- Alan Hardaker Trophy: 2020
Who is Phil Foden Dating?
The young football is unmarried but he is not single. He has been in a relationship with his childhood sweetheart for a long time. His girlfriend is Rebecca Cooke. Foden was only 18 years old when he became a father. Rebecca gave birth to Foden's son, Ronnie in January 2019. His sexual orientation is straight.
He bought a home worth 2 million pounds for his parents.
How Tall is Phil Foden?
Phil Foden stands at a height of 1.71 m i.e. 5 feet and 7 inches tall. He has a body weight of 70kg. He has an athletic body build. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is black.
How Much is Phil Foden Worth?
Phil Foden earns from his professional career as a football player. His income comes from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. According to his contract signed with Manchester City, he has a reported salary of 1.5 million pounds per year. The young talent will soon land a lucrative deal in the near future that will skyrocket his fortune. His net worth is estimated at $1 million.
Trivias About Phil Foden You Need To Know.
- He grew up supporting Manchester City.
- His college tuition fees were paid by Manchester City.
- He wears shirt number 47 at Manchester City.
- He plays left-footed.
- He can also play as a wing-back or a winger on the right.
- He is the fourth-youngest English player to make an appearance in the Champions League, aged 17 years 177 days.
- He is the youngest English player to start in a Champions League, aged 17 years 192 days.
- He also became the first player born in the year 2000 to start in a Champions League.
- He became the youngest English player to start in a knockout match in the Champions League, aged 17 years and 283 days.
- He is the youngest football to receive Premier League winner's medal.
- His goal against Schalke in UEFA Champions League Round of 16 made his the club's youngest-ever goalscorer, as well as youngest English goalscorer to score in the knock-out stage of the competition, aged 18 years 288 days.