Wesley Fofana - Bio, Net Worth, Family, Age, Facts, Height, Career

Wesley Fofana

Facts About Wesley Fofana

Celebrated Name Wesley Fofana
Age 21 Years Old
Nick Name The Rock
Birth Name Wesley Fofana
Birth Date 2000-12-17
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality French
Place Of Birth Marseille, France
Birth Nation France
Horoscope Sagittarius
Religion Muslim
Career Start 2006
Awards Leicester City's Young Player of the Season award
Father Moustapha Fofana
Siblings Five
Brothers Diaby
Marital Status Single
Height 6 ft. 3 inches
Weight 93kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €15 Million
Salary £2.6 Million
Current Club Leicester City
Position Centre-back
Jersey Number 3
Links Facebook Twitter Instagram

Wesley Fofana is a French professional football player. He currently plays for Premier League club Leicester City. His playing position is a defender.

Wesley Fofana started playing football for the youth team of Repos Vitrolles in 2006. He then played for the youth team of Bassin Minier, Pennes Mirabeau, and Bel Air. In 2015, he then joined the youth team of Saint-Étienne and began his career at the club. He signed his first professional contract with the club on 15 May 2018. He made his debut for the club on 18 May 2019. On 2 October 2020, he joined English Premier League club Leicester City, signing a five-year contract for the transfer fee paid to Saint-Étienne was reported as up to £36.5 million. 

On the international level, Wesley Fofana has represented France at various age levels. He has represented France at the U21 level. He is yet to make his senior international team debut for France. 


Wesley Fofana Famous For

  • Being a French professional football player.
  • For playing as a defender for Premier League club Leicester City.

When was Wesley Fofana born?

Wesley Fofana was born on 17 December 2000. His birthplace is Marseille, France. He holds French nationality. Likewise, his religion is Muslim and as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. His father’s name is Moustapha Fofana whereas his mother’s name has been kept secret and has not been disclosed yet. Talking about his siblings, he came to the world as the 4th child out of 6 children, born of the union between his parents. One of his siblings' names is Diaby whereas the other's name has not been disclosed yet. Information regarding his education is currently unavailable.

Wesley Fofana Football Career

Early Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Repos Vitrolles in 2006. 
  • He then played for the youth team of Bassin Minier, Pennes Mirabeau, and Bel Air.

Club Career

Saint-Étienne

  • In 2015, he then joined the youth team of Saint-Étienne and began his career at the club. He signed his first professional contract with the club on 15 May 2018. He made his debut for the club on 18 May 2019 in a 3-0 Ligue 1 win over Nice. During his 2018-19 season, he made only 2 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • He made his Europa League debut for the club on 7 November 2019 in a 2-2 draw against FK Oleksandriya in the group stage match. On 4 December 2019, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-1 win against Nice. During his 2019-20 season, he made 24 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals in all the competitions.

Leicester City

  • On 2 October 2020, he joined English Premier League club Leicester City, signing a five-year contract for the transfer fee paid to Saint-Étienne was reported as up to £36.5 million. He made his debut for the club on 18 October 2020 in a 1-0 loss against Aston Villa. In his first season, he made 38 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Leicester City won the FA Cup that season. In addition, he was also named the Leicester City's Young Player of the Season award after being voted by the club's supporters. 
  • On 4 August 2021, during a pre-season friendly against Villarreal, he suffered a broken leg following a challenge by Fer Niño. On 17 March 2022, he played his first match since his injury and scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 defeat to Stade Rennais in the UEFA Europa Conference League which secured Leicester's progress to the next round on a 3-2 aggregate score. During his 2021-22 season, he made 12 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions.

International Career

  • He has represented France at various age levels. 
  • He has represented France at the U21 level. 
  • He made his France U21 team debut on 8 October 2020 in a 5-0 win against Liechtenstein U21 in the UEFA European U21 Championship qualifying. 
  • He is yet to make his senior international team debut for France.

Is Wesley Fofana Single or Dating?

Looking at his personal life, Wesley Fofanais not married. However, the French star is not single. He is reportedly dating a beautiful girl whose name has not been disclosed yet. He has not shared many details about his relationship status as he maintains his personal life private. He had shared a couple of pictures with his reported girlfriend on his social media accounts. The young footballer is focusing on his professional career. Any updates on his love life will be updated here soon.

What is the Net Worth of Wesley Fofana?

Wesley Fofana is a French professional football player who currently plays for Premier League club Leicester City. He is a very talented football player and with his continuous hard work and dedication, he has accumulated a huge amount of money from his football career which is his major source of wealth. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In October 2020, he joined English Premier League club Leicester City, signing a five-year contract for the transfer fee paid to Saint-Étienne was reported as up to £36.5 million. As of 2022, his net worth is believed to be around €15 million where he received £2.6 million as a yearly salary from his current club. In addition, his market value is around €40 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle. 

How tall is Wesley Fofana?

Wesley Fofana stands at a height of 1.90m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a body weight of 93kg. 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 and balanced body.  

Wesley Fofana’s Transfer History

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Repos Vitrolles in 2006. 
  • He then played for the youth team of Bassin Minier, Pennes Mirabeau, and Bel Air. 
  • In 2015, he then joined the youth team of Saint-Étienne and began his career at the club. 
  • In October 2020, he joined English Premier League club Leicester City, signing a five-year contract for the transfer fee paid to Saint-Étienne was reported as up to £36.5 million. experience. 

Awards and Achievements

Honors 

  • Won the 2020-21 FA Cup with Leicester City.

Trivias About Wesley Fofana You Need To Know.

  • He started playing football at the age of 6.
  • He signed his first professional contract with Leicester City on 15 May 2018.
  • He is yet to make his senior international team debut for France.
  • He wears shirt number 3 for Leicester City.