Anthony Elanga

Anthony Elanga

Anthony Elanga
Quick Facts About Anthony Elanga
Celebrated Name Anthony Elanga
Age 20 years old
Nick Name Elanga
Birth Name Anthony David Junior Elanga
Birth Date 2002-04-27
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Swedish
Place of Birth Hyllie, Sweden
Ethnicity Black (Cameroonian)
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Taurus
Father Joseph Elanga
Mother Daniella Elanga
Sister Sandra and Chanelle
Sexualorientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend single
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $1.2 million annually
Height 5 ft 10 inches
Weight 70 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Current Team Manchester United
Coach Sir Alex Ferguson
Jersey Number 36
Jersey Name Elanga

The young emerging talent, Anthony Elanga is well-known for his unique qualities as a footballer, including his interpretation of space, anticipation, intelligence, vision, passing, first touch, close control, and change of pace. He is the son of former Cameroon international footballer Joseph Elanga, who played as a defender.

Who is Anthony Elanga?

Anthony Elanga is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Manchester United and the Sweden national under-21 team. This 19-year-old teenager has been described as the most promising player of Manchester United FC and the new rising talent of the Sweden National Team.


After playing briefly at the local youth academy of his hometown Malmo, Elanga joined the Manchester United youth system at the age of 12 in 2014. With his outstanding performance in the club's youth system, he won the Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year award in 2020 and was promoted to the senior team.

He made his senior debut for the club in a Premier League game against Leicester City in May 2021. Elanga scored his second league goal for Manchester United on 19 January 2022 in a 3–1 away win against Brentford, his first of the season. In his International career, Elanga has represented Sweden at under-17, under-19, and under-21 levels.


Who are Anthony Elanga's parents?

Anthony Elanga was born on 27th April 2002 in Hyllie, an area and former city district in the center of Malmö Municipality, Sweden. His birth name is Anthony David Junior Elanga. He holds a Swedish nationality and belongs to the black ethnicity. His birth sign is Taurus. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Anthony Elanga was born into a football-loving family. His parents originally hail from Yaounde, the capital city of Cameroon. His father Joseph Elanga is a former professional footballer while his mother Daniella Elanga was also an amateur football player who played for the local women club in her home country. They immigrated to Europe in the late 1990s and settled down in the Hyllie ward of Malmö. 

Anthony has two sisters named Sandra and Chanelle. Growing up, little Anthony's interest in football was running throughout his veins, and also to protect his father's legacy he started his football journey by joining the academy of his hometown club IF Elfsborg and Malmö FF in Sweden. At the age of 12, he joined the Manchester United academy from where he began his footballing journey seriously.

Who is Anthony Elanga dating?

If we take a glimpse at Elanga's social media accounts like Instagram, and Facebook we cannot trace or find any proof regarding his girlfriend or any link with the girl. In every photo and video posted by him, we can only find him clicking photos of himself or with his family and teammates. The main thing is that his parents have suggested giving his full focus on his football career and the obedient guy must have followed his parent's advice. 

From here we can know that he is a guy highly dedicated to his career and work. Possibly, his focus on his profession might have made this handsome player stay away from the relationship bound.  But we are not 100 percent sure about his relationship background because who knows that he might have secretly dated his loved one.

How much is Anthony Elanga worth?

As of 2021, the net worth of Anthony Elanga is estimated to be somewhere around $1 million. But this young talented lad will be earning more than one million in the coming days due to his emerging football career. In early 2021, He joined the senior team of Manchester United and is really performing well in English Premier League.  


His current market value has become €4 million (updated on December 23, 2021). On 1st July 2021, the Central Midfielder signed a contract with Manchester United. According to the contract, he will be earning a weekly salary of $26,000 which is over $1.2 million annually. 

Although he is counted as the least paid player in the "Manchester United Players Salaries 2021/22", his salary will be increasing in recent years if he shows his best out of best performances to uplift Manchester United's prestige.

The professional player hasn't lack behind from living a moderate lifestyle through his massive earnings. He owns a beautiful apartment in Greater Manchester, England. His family has real estate property in Hyllie, Sweden. The player drives Vauxhall Corsa which cost around £17,380. 

How tall is Anthony Elanga?

Anthony Elanga is 5 ft 10 inches tall and his body weight is around 70 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workouts and gym exercises to keep him fit and active. He has a buzz-cut like a side-faded hairstyle that is black in color. His eyes color are Dark Brown.

He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the Manchester United FC football training center for warm-ups and training. He is a simple guy with no tattoos carved on his body parts. 

Facts About Anthony Elanga

  • #1His father represented Cameroon at the 1998 FIFA World Cup.
  • #2He has played five times for the Sweden national under-17 football team.
  • #3He wears Nike Mercurial Vapor XIII Elite soccer cleats in 2021-2022.
  • #4He got a rating of 67 and a potential of 83 in Fifa 22.
  • #5He loves weight lifting.
  • #6His football idol is Thierry Henry.
  • #7He can speak French, Swedish, and English Fluently.
  • #8He used to watch the playing style of marquee players in his teenage and replicate their performance.
  • #9He is a renewed version of Alexander Isak.
  • #10He likes swimming in his leisure time.