Daniel Sturridge

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Full Name Daniel Sturridge
Age 31 Years Old
Nick Name Sturridge
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date September 1st, 1989
Birth Place Birmingham

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Daniel Andre Sturridge simply named as Daniel Sturridge is an English professional footballer. Recently, he played as a striker for the Turkish Super Lig club Trabzonspor and the England national team. Previously, he has played in the Premier League for Manchester City, Chelsea, Bolton Wanderers, Liverpool, and West Bromwich Albion. He made his first-team debut in the 2007-2008 season, becoming the only player ever to score in the FA Youth Cup, FA Cup and Premier League in the same season. He made 15 appearances and scored four goals for the under-21 team. On 18th July 2019, he was banned from football for six weeks, four of which were suspended, for breaching betting rules after instructing his brother to bet on a possible move to Sevilla while he was playing for Liverpool. He then signed for the Turkish Super Lig club Trabzonspor on 21 August 2019 on a three-year contract. On 2nd March 2020, he was released from the club after having his contract mutually terminated; he had seven goals from sixteen games. The same day he received a four-month worldwide ban for breaching betting rules when an independent commission ruled that he had instructed his brother to bet that he would transfer to Sevilla; an appeal board also fined him £150,000. His fans and followers follow him on social networking sites. He has 2.29 Million followers on Twitter and 3.2 Million fans following on Instagram. Scroll down to get more information about his full biography, birthday, wiki, net worth, car collection, family details, girlfriend, salary, facts, and many more.

Famous For

  • Being a professional footballer. 
  • Winning the UEFA Champions League title in the 2011-2012 season as a member of Chelsea.
  • Becoming the only player ever to score in the FA Youth Cup, FA Cup and Premier League in the 2007-08 season. 

Daniel Sturridge Celebrating After A Goal

Source: @goal.com

Early Life of Daniel Sturridge 

Daniel Sturridge was born on 1st September 1989. His birth name/real name is Daniel Andre Sturridge. His birthplace/hometown in Birmingham, England. His nationality is British and his ethnicity is Mixed. His race is Black and he is of Jamaican descent. He was born to his parents; Michael Sturridge (father) and Grace Sturridge (mother). He has a sister named Cherelle and a brother named Leon. He also has two cousins. He comes from a family of footballers as his uncles Dean and Simon Sturridge were successful professional footballers, while his father was signed by Sir Alf Ramsey at Birmingham City. He supported Derby County as long as his uncle Dean played there, following which he became an Arsenal fan. His religion is Christian and his horoscope sign is Virgo. As of 2019, he celebrated his 30th birthday. 

Football Career of Daniel Sturridge 

  • Daniel Sturridge began his career at the age of six by playing in a local club, Cadbury Athletic.
  • At the age of seven, he was spotted by the youth academy of Aston Villa and he played for four years.
  • He left Villa four years later to move to Coventry City, from where he joined Manchester City's Academy in 2003, aged 13.
  • At 16, he played for Manchester City Youth during their 2006 FA Youth Cup run where he scores four goals to the final and another two goals in the final defeating Liverpool with the score of 3-2 and he signed his first professional contract with Manchester City, which came into effect when he turned 17.
  • His 2006-2007 season started with Manchester City making debut against Reading in February 2007 and suffered a hip injury in 2007.
  • On 27th January 2008, he made his first goal against Sheffield United and later with Derb Country.
  • He along with his team play for the Youth Team in the FA Youth Cup and made to the final and won the final with his first goal.
  • In the 2007-08 season, Sturridge became the only player ever to score in the Youth FA Cup, the FA Cup and the Premier League in the same season.
  • On 28th December 2008, he played against Blackburn Rovers. In his 2008-2009 season, he appeared in 26 matches scoring 4 goals.
  • At the end of the season, he was voted as the club's Young Player of the Year.
  • His contract at Manchester City expired and he signed for Chelsea on a four-year contract on 3rd July 2009 at the age of 24.
  • On 18th August 2009, he made his Premier League debut for Chelsea against Sunderland where he scored a hat-trick against Ipswich Town.
  • On 25th April 2010, he scored his first league goal for Chelsea in a 7-0 victory over Stroke City.
  • He finished the 2009-2010 FA Cup campaign as the leading scorer for Chelsea with four goals and made his full UEFA Champions League debut against the Slovakian team MSK Zilina on 15th September 2010 winning with a score of 4-1.
  • On 31st January 2011, he agreed to join Bolton Wanderers on a loan deal until the end of the season.
  • He received a red card in his final match for Bolton and he was suspended for the first three competitive matches in the 2011-2012 season for Chelsea.
  • He missed all of Chelsea's pre-season matches to begin the 2012-2013 campaign, as he was on duty with Great Britain in the 2012 Summer Olympics.
  • After that, he transfers his club from Chelsea to Liverpool on 2nd January 2013 with a long-term contract with a fee of £12 million and made club debut on 6th January against Mansfield Town and made his first goal after the play of seven minutes.
  • He started his 2013-2014 season against Stroke City scoring a goal by him and won the game with a score of 1-0.
  • He began his 2014-2015 season against Southampton with the winning score of 2-1.
  • In his 2015-2016 season, he missed his 5 games due to his injury. 
  • He then appeared in the match against Norwich City on 20th September 2015 and scored two goals against Aston Villa on 26th September after the injury.
  • He began his 2016-2017 season on 23rd August against Burton Albion in the EFL Cup and scored a brace in the 5-0 win for Liverpool.
  • He also scored against Arsenal and won with a score of 4-0 on 27th August 2017.
  • He joined West Bromwich Albion on loan for the remainder of the 2017-2018 season on 12th February and later he suffered a hamstring injury.
  • On 12th August 2018, he scored with his first touch after 24 seconds coming on as a substitute in a 4-0 win over West Ham United.
  • On 18th September, Daniel scored the opening goal of a 3–2 win over Paris Saint-Germain in the opening match of the UEFA Champions League.
  • On 26th September, he scored the opening goal against his former club Chelsea in the EFL Cup third round, though Liverpool eventually lost the match 1-2. 
  • He was later voted as Premier League Goal of the Month for September.
  • He was picked up his second Champions League winner's medal and became the first Englishman to win the competition with two different English clubs.
  • On 18 July 2019, he was banned from football for six weeks, four of which were suspended, for breaching betting rules after instructing his brother to bet on a possible move to Sevilla.
  • He then signed for the Turkish Super Lig club Trabzonspor on 21 August 2019 on a three-year contract.
  • On 2nd March 2020, he was released from the club after having his contract mutually terminated; he had seven goals from sixteen games.
  • The same day he received a four-month worldwide ban for breaching betting rules when an independent commission ruled that he had instructed his brother to bet that he would transfer to Sevilla; an appeal board also fined him £150,000.

Daniel Sturridge against the opponent

Source: @onefootball.com

International career of Daniel Sturridge

  • Daniel Sturridge has represented his nation, England at U16, U17, U18, U19, U20, and U21 levels.
  • He was also named in the England under-21 squad for the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.
  • On 2nd July 2012, he was named in Stuart Pearce's 18-man squad for the Great Britain Olympic football team to compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
  • He was named in England's squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and assigned the number 9 shirt in May 2014.
  • Despite injury keeping him out of most of the UEFA Euro 2016 qualification phase, Sturridge was named in England's squad for the UEFA Euro 2016 finals. 

Award and Achievements of Daniel Sturridge

  • Danie Sturridge was named as one of the player who scored on all his debut matches for Manchester City, Chelsea, Bolton, and Liverpool FC.
  • He was also nominated for the PFA Young Player of the Year award.
  • He is the youngest player ever to win the Champions League, Premier League, and FA Cup. 
  • He is also the only Premier League player who scored on all his debut matches for Manchester City, Chelsea, Bolton, and Liverpool FC.

Daniel Sturridge Holding A Trophy

Source: @metro.co.uk

Personal Life of Daniel Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge is not married yet and he is still to get married. In March 2017, he was seen having a lunch date with a mystery woman at London's Cecconi restaurant but it doesn't appear as though the two have a relationship. As of now, he is assumed to be single. He is living a private life and he has not revealed his information regarding his love life to the media. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. Once, in social media, Twitter, he revealed that he wants a woman who has an inner beauty and who is hardworking. He is still searching for a woman with his kind of quality. At present, he is living a happy life without any disturbances. He also has a dog named Lucci.

Previously, he dated the very beautiful model, Jourdan Dunn. The two didn't manage to make it work though and as such, she is a thing of the past. 

Net Worth of Daniel Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge is a very talented footballer and he has reached a great height in his career. He is earning a good amount of money from his football career which is his major source of earning. The net worth of Daniel will be surely in millions. His estimated net worth is $16 Million as of 2018, $20 Million as of 2019, and as of 2020, his net worth is believed to have $25 Million. He is earning a salary of $9 Million per year whereas his salary was $4 Million as of 2018. Moreover, he has an endorsement deal with sportswear and equipment supplier Nike. He wears Nike Hypervenom boots and also he is an ambassador for BT Sport. He is featured in EA Sports' FIFA video game series, and his signature jig goal celebration appears in FIFA 14. He featured in a series of adverts in the UK promoting fast food restaurant Subway. Regarding his cars, he has Ferarri, Rolls Royce. He is currently living in his mansion/house in Liverpool, UK. Overall, he is satisfied with his earnings. 

Body Measurements of Daniel Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge is a very handsome person with a charming personality attracting a lot of people towards him. With an athletic body, he has a good height of 1.88 m. And his balanced bodyweight consists of 76 Kg. His eye color is Dark Brown and his hair color is Black. His chest size is 41 in, arms size is 14.5 in and waist size is 33 in. His running speed is very fast which made his good striker. He maintained his body well and he looks very fit. Overall, he has got a balanced and healthy body. His other details such as dress size, shoe size is unknown.