Teemu Pukki

Teemu Pukki

Teemu Pukki
Quick Facts About Teemu Pukki
Celebrated Name Teemu Pukki
Age 34 years old
Nick Name Teemu Pukki
Birth Name Teemu Eino Antero Pukki
Birth Date 1990-03-29
Gender Male
Profession Finnish footballer
Nationality Finnish
Place of Birth Kotka, Finland
Father Tero Pukki
Mother Teija Pukki
Ethnicity white
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Aries
Siblings 2
Marital Status married
Wife Kirsikka Laurikko
Height 5ft 11 inches
Weight 77 kg
Hair Color blonde
Eye Color grey

Who is Teemu Pukki?

Teemu Pukki ( born 29 March 1990) is a Finnish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Norwich City and the Finland national team. In April 2019, Pukki was named the EFL Championship Player of the Season and was included in the 2018–19 Championship Team of the Season. He was also named Norwich City F.C. Player of the Season by Norwich City's supporters for 2018–19 and received the Barry Butler Memorial Trophy. For the month of August 2019, he was named the Premier League Player of the Month, and the PFA Premier League Player of the Month.

What nationality is Teemu Pukki?

Pukki holds Finnish nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. His religion is Christianity, and his birth sign is Aries. Teemu Pukki was born on the 29th day of March 1990 to his mother, Teija Pukki and father, Tero Pukki in the southern part of the Kymenlaakso province on the Gulf of Finland as Teemu Eino Antero Pukki. Pukki was raised in Hovinsaari, Kotka. Teemu Pukki grew up with two siblings who made an influential contribution to his childhood happiness. Having a football-loving parent also helped his choice of picking footballing as his hobbies from the early days. While living in Hovinsaari in Kotka, Pukki got the opportunity for football trials in his hometown club named HOPS (Hovinsaaren Palloseura) as a teenager. Further information about Pukki's education history is still not known.

How did Teemu Pukki become a famous soccer player?

Pukki began his football career with HOPS (Hovinsaaren Palloseura) while living in Hovinsaari, Kotka. As a youth he joined his official hometown club, KTP, playing for their under-19 side in 2006.  He made his debut at 16 years old and his performances saw him called up to play for Finland's youth international sides and the following was called from the Sevilla first team, a Spanish football team based in Seville for the away match against Real Madrid on 7 December 2008. On 28 August 2010, Pukki signed a three-and-half-year contract with the Finnish club, Veikkausliiga club HJK. Pukki signed a four-year deal with Celtic from FC Schalke 04 on 31 August 2013. On 8 July 2014, Pukki scored his first Celtic hat trick in a pre-season friendly against LASK Linz. On 1 September 2014, Pukki signed a one-year loan deal with the Danish side Brøndby-IF. The club fans were so happy with him that they created a banner reading “No Pukki No Party".Pukki finished his first season as the club’s top scorer for the club. He played for the 2017–18 season. On 30 June 2018, Pukki joined English Championship club Norwich City on a free transfer, signing a three-year deal. In April 2019, Pukki was awarded the EFL Championship Player of the Season. He was also included in the 2018–19 Championship Team of the Season. It didn’t just stop there, Pukki was also named Norwich City F.C. Player of the Season by Norwich City’s supporters who also made him received the Barry Butler Memorial Trophy.

On 3 July 2019, Pukki signed a new three-year contract with the Premier League newcomers. He began breaking records as soon as he got into it. In his international career, Pukki debuted internationally for Finland in 2009 and part took in European champions Spain in World Cup qualifying on 22 March 2013 and in the 2018–19 UEFA Nations League.

Who is Teemu Pukki's girlfriend?

Pukki is a married man. He is married to a beautiful woman who goes by the name Kirsikka Laurikko. Judging from their social media posts, it appears that Pukki and Kirsikka tied the knots around June 2019 in what appeared to be a closed or private ceremony. They had a child around December 2017 and both parents pride themselves in celebrating their happy moments together.

What is Teemu Pukki's net worth?

Teemu Pukki's average salary and net worth are still not revealed. He primarily earns from his soccer player profession. Undoubtedly, the Pukk must have accumulated his net worth in million by now as he is a very successful player. Information regarding his cars, houses, and businesses is still under speculation.

How tall is Teemu Pukki?

Pukk has a very good physical body. He stands a height of 5ft 11 inches and weighs around 77kg. He has short blonde hair and grey eyes. Information regarding his exact body measurements is still not in public records.

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