Bukayo Saka: Net-worth, Family, Stats & Achievements
Bukayo Saka is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger sometimes left-back for club and national team.
The 21-year old England star is regarded as one of the best players under the age of 18-25 in the world having consistently shown to the world the kind of player he wants to be.
With his current form under Mikeal Arteta at Arsenal this season, the youngster is being view as one Europe’s most dangerous left-foot winger in terms of his end-result and impact on the pitch.
So here on Naijnaira, we’ll take a look at Bukayo Saka’s net-worth, family, stats and achievements as a player.
Bukayo Saka Facts & Wiki
Name: Bukayo Ayoyinka Saka
Birth Place: London Borough Of Ealing, United Kingdom
Father’s Name: Yomi Saka
Mother’s Name: Adenike Saka
Net-worth: €2m (£1.2million)
Age: 21 years
Date of Birth: 5th September 2001
Achievements: FA Cup 2019-20, FA Community Shield 2020
Girlfriend: Tolani Benson
Social media: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
Bukayo Saka Net-worth & Salary
According to tranfermarkt, the youngster’s market value has consistently risen, all thanks to his rapid performance and particularly his current form under the tutelage of Mikeal Arteta.
Currently, his market value is worth €110million according to tranfermarkt, however, a dig into the archives shows the youngster market value as at 2019 is €7million at the age of 18.
In 2019, his market value rose to €13million and later to €22million in 2020 before it later falls to €20million in April 2020. Surprisingly his value rose again to €35million in the same year and in October it moved up to €40m and later to €60m.
By 2021 his market value is already at €65m with his net-worth reportedly worth €2million which he basically acquired from his rapid Arsenal’s career.
With his current market value at €110million thanks to the amazing form he’s showing now, his weekly wages is reportedly £70,000 per week and with a new contract on the horizon for the youngster he could start earning bigger than his current wages in the future.
Bukayo Saka Club Career & Stats
After a successful spell in the Watford academy, he joined Arsenal’s Hale End academy at the age of 7.
During that time quite a number of clubs came knocking on the door of Arsenal for his signature, but his love for the North London club couldn’t allow him leave for another team.
At the age of 17, he was given a professional contract and was later promoted to the U23 team, and made his debut against Fulham when he came off the bench to replace Alex Iwobi in a match he set a record as the first player born in 2001 to debut in the league.
After scoring his first goal against Einthract Frankfurt in the Europa league in 2019, the following season turned out to be a breakthrough campaign for the youngster as he went to win the FA Cup and also established himself as an important player in the team.
He finished the 2019-20 campaign as the third Player of the Year, but he later won the award in the 2020-21 season having impressed with his 32 appearances, scoring five goals and three assists for the Gunners.
This season Saka was recently named Arsenal’s ‘Young Player of the Year’ at the London Football Awards, a worthy achievement which shows how consistent he’s being for the Gunners since he made his debut.
His goals-contributions for Arsenal at match-day 28 in the ongoing 2022-23 season is 12 goals which put him in 6th position as one of the highest goal-scorer in the Premier League so far with a conversion rate for shots to goals at 34.
Bukayo Saka International Career & Stats
Saka now has 24 senior caps for the Three Lions having played nine times over the course of the international season, scoring 7goals and one of those goals won him a man of the match award on his birthday against Andorra at Wembley.
In his England debut against Wales he played as a left-wing-back continuing the path he began with under the tutelage of Ljungberg when the Swedish was trying to solve Arsenal’s defensive crisis.
Bukayo’s first international tournament he played for England came during the Euro’s in 2020 which they lost to Italy in the final and the just concluded World Cup in Qatar where they crashed out in the quarter-final against France.
With England set to commence their Euro 2024 qualification journey against Italy, the Three Lions fans would hope the Arsenal youngster bring his a-game into the national team.
Bukayo Saka Honors & Achievements
- FA Cup winner with Arsenal in 2019-20
- Community Shield winner with Arsenal in 2020
- Europa League runner-up in 2018-2019
- Euro 2020 Man of the Match winner against Czech Republic
- Winner of the Best Player Award in 2020-21
- Player of the Year in 2022-23
Bukayo Saka Family & Girlfriend
Bukayo Saka parents identity is something the media has been going about trying to discover but unfortunately they’ve not been able to unravel that.
However, his parents were born and raised in Nigeria before deciding to make a move to the United Kingdom where Bukayo was born.
Bukayo’s parents are of Nigerian heritage and ethnicity from the Western part of Nigeria, which they’re very proud of despite their son choosing to play for England over Nigeria at the international stage.
While the Arsenal’s youngster is reportedly born in London, report also has it that his girlfriend ‘Tolani Benson’ which they’re of the same age is reportedly of a Nigerian heritage.
Bukayo Saka Social Media
Bukayo’s rise to stardom at Arsenal has further help him win many followers on major social media.
So in case you’re interested in checking out one of Arsenal’s most in-form players on the social media go straight to Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Facebook – 2.5m followers
Twitter – 2.6m followers
Instagram – 753.8k followers
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