Bukayo Saka

Bukayo Saka

Bukayo Saka
Quick Facts About Bukayo Saka
Celebrated Name Bukayo Saka
Age 22 years old
Nick Name Little Chilli
Birth Name Bukayo Ayoyinka T. M. Saka
Birth Date 2001-09-05
Gender Male
Profession English footballer
Nationality English
Place of Birth London
Ethnicity Yoruba
Religion Christianity
Horoscope virgo
Father Yomi Saka
Mother Adenike Saka
Brother Yomi
School Edward Betham Church of England Primary School
High School Greenford High School
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status unmarried
Girlfriend Tolami Benson
Net Worth €2 million
Salary £1,560,000 annually
Height 5 ft 10 inches
Weight 65 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Eye Color dark brown
Hair Color black
Current Team Arsenal FC
Coach Mikel Arteta
Jersey Name Saka
Jersey Number 7

He is well-known for his attacking incisiveness and creativity. He is also known for his interpretation of space, anticipation, intelligence, vision, passing, first touch, close control, and change of pace. He has great excellency in crossing, tackling, work rate, stamina, and speed.

Who is Bukayo Saka?

Bukayo Saka is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger, left-back, or midfielder for Premier League club Arsenal and the England national team. With the current market value of €65 million, he is one of the most expensive midfielders in world football. He is often considered one of the best young football players in the world. 

Having previously played for the youth teams of Watford, Saka joined Arsenal's Hale End academy at the age of seven. Once he turned 17 years old, Saka was given a professional contract by Arsenal and promoted to the under-23 side. On 29 November 2018, Saka made his senior competitive debut for Arsenal in their Europa League match against Vorskla Poltava. 

On 1 July 2020, Saka signed a new long-term contract with Arsenal. He scored his first Premier League goal for the club against Wolverhampton Wanderers, with a half volley. He came third in the vote for the Arsenal Player of the Season award in the 2019–20 season. Due to his stellar performance in December 2020, he was later voted as the Player of the Month on the Arsenal official website.

On 30 October against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium, Saka made his 100th appearance for Arsenal, marking the occasion with an assist in a 2–0 win. On Boxing Day 2021, Saka scored his first senior brace as Arsenal beat Norwich City 5–0 at Carrow Road. In doing so, Saka became the second-youngest player, after Nicolas Anelka, to score 10 Premier League goals for Arsenal. 

Which country is Bukayo Saka from?

Bukayo Saka was born on 5th September 2001 in Ealing, a district in West London, England, the UK. His birth name is Bukayo Ayoyinka T. M. Saka. He holds an English nationality and belongs to the Yoruba Ethnic group of West Africa. His birth sign is Virgo. Many believe Saka is Muslim but actually, he is a follower of Christianity. 

Saka was born into a middle-class family. His father Yomi Saka and mother Adenike Saka immigrated to England from Nigeria after their marriage in quest of a better life and better future for their upcoming generation. His parents were just like other Nigerian immigrants lacking better education and were financially struggling most of the time. 

Despite the financial background, Saka's parents did their best to raise Saka and his older brother Yomi who is also an aspiring footballer. He attended Edward Betham Church of England Primary School before Greenford High School, where he gained high grades in his GCSEs, achieving four A*s and three As. 

Who is Bukayo Saka Girlfriend?

Bukayo Saka is currently dating a very beautiful chocolate skin girlfriend who goes by the name Tolami Benson. She seems to own a fashion line that is paying her well. The duo's romantic journey is expected to have begun in early 2020. As a secretive person, Bukayo was trying his best to hide his relationship with Tolami Benson. 

But However, Tolami seems ready to let the whole world know that she is dating the hot Arsenal and England fast-rising football superstar. She has posted pictures of herself wearing Arsenal’s jersey on her Instagram page. The way she flaunted pictures of herself in the jersey didn’t just prove that she is a fan of the club, but goes a long way to prove that she has a special interest in the club.

Recently, she and Bukayo Saka went on a special date which she should have kept to herself but she decided to take to Instagram to share a clip and pictures of her time with the Arsenal star. Based on the tag on the Instagram post, Bukayo Saka and Tolami had a beautiful time at Thorpe Park in Surrey, England during the 2021 fright night, a Halloween festival that was held between 15 October and 31 October 2021.

How much is Bukayo Saka worth? 

As of 2021, the net worth of Bukayo Saka is estimated to be €2 million. On September 23, 2019, while joining the senior squad of Arsenal FC, the 18 years old Saka's market value was around €7 million. Currently, his market value has skyrocketed to €65 million. (Updated on December 23, 2021). 

In July 2018 the left-winger signed a five-year contract with Arsenal FC, and as per the contract, he was earning a salary of £8,361 per week, which was £434,783 annually. On 1st July 2020, Saka extended his contract with Arsenal FC. As per the contract, for the 2021-22 season, Arsenal FC is paying him £30,000 weekly which is £1,560,000 annually. 

The professional player hasn't lack behind from living a luxurious lifestyle through his massive earnings. He lives with his parents in a six-bedroom mansion in Hertfordshire, which he bought in November 2019 for £2.3 million. He drives a very nice White Ferrari costing $270,530.

How tall is Bukayo Saka?

Bukayo Saka is 5 ft 10 inches tall and his body weight is around 65 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workout 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 Arsenal FC football training center for warm-ups and training. He is a simple guy with no tattoos on his body parts. 

Facts About Bukayo Saka

  • #1He has represented England at many youth levels, scoring six goals in 27 youth caps.
  • #2He was first called up to the England senior team on 1 October 2020.
  • #3The meaning of his first name is "adds to happiness".
  • #4Saka faced racist abuse online after missing the penalty in Euro 2020 final.
  • #5His favorite footballer of all time is Thierry Henry.
  • #6His football idol is Alexis Sanchez.
  • #7Brazilian Defender David Luiz helped him the most in building his career.
  • #8His favorite actor growing up was Will Smith.
  • #9 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is his favorite show.
  • #10He is a good friend of Aurthur Okonkwo.