Danny Welbeck

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Full Name Danny Welbeck
Age 29 Years Old
Nick Name Welbeck
Gender Male
Birth Date November 26th, 1990
Birth Place Longsight, Manchester

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About Danny Welbeck

Danny Welbeck is an English professional footballer. He is playing for the current team, Brighton & Hove Albion, and England National Team. His playing position is forward. He started his football journey with the youth teams at Manchester United before making his senior debut in 2008 and scoring in the process. Danny was with United when they won the 2008-2009 League Cup and the 2008 FIFA Club World Cup before being sent on loan spells with Preston North End and Sunderland. He was transferred to Arsenal in September 2014 for a £16 million fee. He joined Watford following his release by Arsenal at the end of the previous season in August 2019. He has gone on to represent England at UEFA Euro 2012, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and the 2018 FIFA World Cup, earning over 40 caps. He signed for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion on 18th October 2020 on a free transfer on a one-year contract. He is nicknamed as "Dat Guy".

Brighton has signed former Manchester United and Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck on a one-year deal. Welbeck, who has 42 England caps and 16 international goals, was a free agent after his Watford contract was terminated on 6 October. Brighton boss Graham Potter said the 29-year-old will "complement our existing striking options". "He's got an undoubted pedigree and we are thrilled to add another player of his experience and quality," he added. 

Danny Welbeck is famous for being a professional footballer. He is best known for being the player for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion and the England national team as a forward. 

Danny Welbeck, a famous footballer

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Danny Welbeck was born on 26th November 1990 with the birth name/full name of Daniel Nii Tackie Mensah Welbeck. His place of birth is in Manchester, England. He holds an English nationality and his ethnicity is English-Ghanaian. His race is Black. He was born to parents from Ghana and was raised in the Longsight area of the city. His father's name is Victor Welbeck and his mother's name is Elizabeth Welbeck. Sagittarius is his Zodiac sign and his religion is Christian. As of 2019, he celebrated his 29th birthday. Details about his education, childhood, siblings have not been revealed yet by him. 

A very handsome footballer with an athletic body build, Danny Welbeck stands tall at the height of 1.84 m with a balanced weight of 73 KG. Enriched with the toned bicep and perfect built, Danny doesn't hesitate to go shirtless. The image of this shirtless footballer who looks super hot flaunting his body is available everywhere on the internet. He's got an unconventional good look and raw appeal about him. Reasons for his amazing personality could be his roots. His other body measurements regarding his biceps size, chest size, shoe size, and more is still a mystery. He maintains his body a lot to keep himself fit and fine. He is very conscious of his health as well. His hair color and eye color, both are black. 

Danny Welbeck's Football Career

  • Starting his very initial career, Welbeck began his football career when he was spotted by Manchester United as a six-year-old and after a couple of years, he became successful to impress local team Fletcher Moss, and was finally picked up by the Manchester United youth academy.
  • In the 2005-2006 season, he joined the club and made his debut game against Sunderland on 8th April 2006 in a league match. 
  • He then signed his first trainee contract in July 2007, and started the 2007-2008 season in the under-18 team, but was quickly promoted to the reserve team, making a number of substitute appearances.
  • He joined the first-team squad partway through the 2007-2008 season, and made his competitive debut for the Manchester United first team on 23rd September 2008, starting upfront in a 3-1 home win against Middlesbrough in the League Cup Third Round.
  • His Premier League debut was made on 15th November 2008, coming on as a 63rd-minute substitute for Park Ji-sung against Stoke City. 
  • He then started in the 2009 League Cup Final at Wembley Stadium on 1st March 2009, in which United beat Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 on penalties after a 0-0 extra-time draw.
  • He scored his first goal of the 2009-2010 season on 23rd September 2009 against Wolverhampton Wanderers. 
  • He made his UEFA Champions League debut in a 1-0 home defeat to Besiktas in November 2009.
  • After then, he signed a new contract, keeping him at Manchester United until 2013. 
  • Due to injury, his loan was cut short on 16 March so that he could return to Manchester United for the operation.
  • He became Steve Bruce's eighth summer signing after Sunderland signed the United striker on loan for the duration of the 2010-2011 season on 12th August 2010 and his debut match was against Birmingham City on 14th August. 
  • He scored his first Sunderland goal as he completed the scoring in a 3-0 away victory over Chelsea.
  • He scored his first home goals for Sunderland, striking twice in a 2-2 draw with Everton. 
  • He picked up an injury in the 4-2 home win over Wigan Athletic on 23rd April, and he returned to Manchester United for treatment for the remainder of the season.
  • He started alongside Wayne Rooney in the first league match of the 2011-2012 Premier League season against West Bromwich Albion.
  • He scored the opening goal of the match against Tottenham Hotspur on 22nd August. 
  • He scored twice in a Champions League group match against Basel on 27th September. 
  • His impressive performances throughout the 2011-2012 campaign earned him a place on the shortlist for the 2012 PFA Young Player of the Year Award, which was won by Tottenham Hotspur defender Kyle Walker.
  • He started the first match of the 2012-2013 season against Everton on 20th August 2012. 
  • He signed a new four-year contract with Manchester United on 22nd August 2012 stating that playing for Manchester United is all he ever wanted. 
  • He scored his first goal of the season on 20th October, in a 4-2 win at home to Stoke City.
  • He ended the season with a total of two goals in 40 appearances.
  • On 11th August, he started for United in their 2-0 win over Wigan Athletic in the 2013 FA Community Shield during the 2013-2014 season. 
  • He scored his only UEFA Champions League goal of the season in a 1-1 draw with Shakhtar Donetsk at the Donbass Arena on 2nd October 2013. 
  • He scored six goals in six Premier League matches between December 2013 and January 2014.
  • He joined Arsenal on a "long-term deal" for a £16 million fee on 2nd September 2014 who left Manchester United have made a total of 142 appearances, scoring 29 goals. 
  • On 13th September, he made his Arsenal debut against the previous season's champions Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in a 2-2 draw. 
  • He scored his first Arsenal goal against Aston Villa in a 3-0 win on 20 September.
  • He scored a UEFA Champions League hat-trick; the first treble of his professional career; against Galatasaray in a 4-1 victory.
  • He also scored the winning goal to knock out his former team, Manchester United, in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup at Old Trafford on 9th March 2015.
  • Later, he faced injury due to which he missed the Gunners' victory in the 2015 FA Cup Final, as well as the opening weeks of his second season at Arsenal during the 2015-2016 season. 
  • He made his return on 14th February 2016 in a 2-1 win over league-leaders Leicester City. 
  • He scored in his first Premier League start of the season, Arsenal's first in a 3-2 defeat at former team Manchester United.
  • Due to another injury, it was announced that he would be out of action for nine months. 
  • After his recovery, he made his first start of the 2016-2017 season in a fourth-round FA Cup tie against Southampton on 28th January 2017. 
  • He started in the 2017 FA Community Shield at Wembley Stadium on 6th August, as Arsenal beat Chelsea 4-1 penalties having drawn 1-1 after extra time.
  • He scored his first goal of the 2017-2018 season in Arsenal's 4-3 win over Leicester City in their opening Premier League match.
  • He suffered a broken ankle in a scoreless draw against Sporting CP in the UEFA Europa League group stage. 
  • Later, Arsenal confirmed his departure at the end of the season.
  • On 7th August 2019, he signed for Premier League club Watford on a contract of undisclosed length and made his debut match against Everton.
  • He scored his first goal in the EFL Cup against Swansea City which Watford won 2-1.
  • He was released by the club on 6th October 2020.
  • Recently, he signed for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion on 18th October 2020 on a free transfer on a one-year contract.

Danny Welbeck against the opponent

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Danny Welbeck's International Career

  • Moving towards his international career, he made his England Under-16s debut as a 14-year-old in October 2005 against Wales in the Victory Shield, which England won that year.
  • He eventually made his debut for the under-19s on 9th September 2008, playing the full 90 minutes in a 2-1 win over the Netherlands.
  • He made his England under-21 debut on 10th February 2009, in the 3-2 loss to Ecuador, coming on for Adam Johnson.
  • He was then named in Stuart Pearce's original 23-man squad for the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Championship in Sweden on 27 May, but he had to pull out of the squad on 31 May, due to an injury.
  • He started the first match of England's campaign at the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship against Spain.
  • On 29th March 2011, he was called up to the England squad, for their friendly fixture against Ghana.
  • He also played in England's deciding UEFA Euro 2012 qualifier against Montenegro on 7 October 2011.
  • Similarly, he was listed as a part of the confirmed 23-man squad for Roy Hodgson's England squad for UEFA Euro 2012 on 29th May 2012. 
  • He then scored four goals in England's qualification for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. 
  • He scored both goals in a 2-0 victory away to Switzerland at St. Jakob-Park, Basel in England's first match of UEFA Euro 2016 qualification on 8th September 2014. 
  • He was selected for the national team for friendlies in preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup alongside Arsenal teammate Jack Wilshere during March 2018. 
  • He was named in the 23-man England squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Awards, Achievements, and Honors of Danny Welbeck 

Manchester United

  • Premier League: 2012-13
  • Football League Cup: 2008-2009, 2009-2010
  • FA Community Shield: 2011, 2013
  • FIFA Club World Cup: 2008

Arsenal

  • FA Cup: 2016-2017
  • FA Community Shield: 2017
  • EFL Cup runner-up: 2017-2018
  • UEFA Europa League runner-up: 2018-2019

England U19

  • UEFA European Under-19 Championship runner-up: 2009

Individual

  • Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year: 2007-2008

Danny Welbeck's Personal Life

Danny Welbeck is not married yet and he is still to get married. He is thought to be single as of today. He has not been pictured with a girlfriend or partner in recent years. He has never spoken openly about his love life and instead keeps his private life, private. Previously, he was pictured with a blonde girl due to which we can assume that he likes blonde girls. As of today, he is focusing on his career rather than spending his valuable time making a girlfriend. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. He is living a happy life at present. 

Danny Welbeck at Watford

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Danny Welbeck's Net Worth 2020

Danny Welbeck is a very talented and successful footballer who has made a huge amount of money throughout his career. He signed for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion on 18th October 2020 on a free transfer on a one-year contract. The exact amount of the transfer has not been revealed yet. Back then, in 2015 the forward signed a contract with Watford that nets him a whopping salary of 5 Million Euro (4.4 Million Pound) per year. As of 2020, the net worth of Danny is estimated to have 18.9 Million Euro (17 Million Pound). His market value is 29 Million Euro (25 Million Pound) at present. His major source of income comes from a football career and he is satisfied with his earnings. As of 2014, his salary was 3.9 million GBP whereas his exact salary as of 2020 is still to get unfold yet. He is satisfied with his earnings as of now and he is enjoying his present life a lot.