Gary Cahill

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Full Name Gary Cahill
Age 34 Years Old
Nick Name Cahill
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date December 19th, 1985
Birth Place Dronfield

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Gary James Cahill is an English professional footballer who plays as a center back for Premier League club Crystal Palace also for Chelsea previously and the English National Team. He has won the UEFA Champions League in his debut season at Chelsea and has gone on to win the UEFA Europa League, the Premier League twice, the FA Cup twice and the League Cup.

Gary Cahill: Crystal Palace sign former Chelsea defender

The 33-year-old was released by Chelsea at the end of last season after seven years with the club that saw him win eight major honors. The former Bolton and Aston Villa defender won 61 caps for England before "stepping aside" from international football in August 2018.

"I'm looking forward to the challenge," said Cahill. "I'm hungry to prolong my career as long as I possibly can - I feel like I'm in great shape whoever I play for."I'd like to think that I give it 110% and leave everything out there - so hopefully that will be good enough for the manager, my team-mates and also the fans."

Cahill had been a first-team regular for Chelsea since the 2012-13 season but made only two Premier League appearances last term. He is Palace's third signing of the summer after Stephen Henderson and Jordan Ayew. Palace boss Roy Hodgson said: "Having worked alongside Gary during my time as England manager, I know that he is going to be a valuable asset and I'm so happy to be working with him again."

Famous For

  • Center back for Premier League club Crystal Palace and for Chelsea previously.

Early life of Gary Cahill

Gary Cahill was born on 19 December 1985 in Dronfield, England. He holds English nationality with white descent ethnicity. He was raised by his father Hughie Cahill Gary and mother Janet Cahill Gary along with his sister Paula Cahill. His birth sign is Sagittarius. He grew up watching Sheffield Wednesday and his idol was Des Walker. He began playing football in his age 15 with AFC Dronfield where he was scouted by a number of clubs, including Barnsley, Sheffield Wednesday, Derby County and Aston Villa. Regarding his education, He attended Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School.

Body Measurements of Gary Cahill

Bournemouth player Gary Cahill has an athletic body and has a height of 6ft 2in tall with a weight of 86kg. Additionally, he has a charming face with blue eyes and dark brown hair which makes him look amazing.

Career of Gary Cahill

  • Cahill began his career with AFC Dronfield, a Sunday league team, where he played until he was 15.
  • On 8 November 2004, Cahill was loaned to Burnley.
  • He made his first-team debut the following day in the fourth round of the League Cup, against Tottenham.
  • Cahill won the accolades of Burnley's Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year.
  • In September 2005, Cahill made his Aston Villa debut in the second round of the League Cup.
  • On 19 September 2007, Cahill joined the Championship team Sheffield United on a three-month loan deal.
  • In the January 2008 transfer window, Cahill was offered a contract with Birmingham City, Bolton Wanderers, and Turkish club Besiktas. 
  • On 30 January 2008, Cahill joined Bolton Wanderers on a three-and-a-half-year deal.
  • On 5 October, Cahill scored his first Bolton goal in a 1–3 victory against West Ham United.
  • In August 2009, 18 months after joining Bolton, Cahill signed a new three-year contract with the club.
  • He suffered a blood clot in his left arm after a training injury and spent the weekend in the hospital.
  • On 16 January 2012 Cahill signed for Chelsea.
  • On 5 February, Cahill made his debut for Chelsea in the 3–3 draw against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge.
  • On 18 March 2012, he scored his first goal in a Chelsea shirt against Leicester City in the FA Cup.
  • Cahill started Chelsea's UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg against Barcelona because of the injury picked up by David Luiz in the FA Cup semi-final.
  • He won Champions League Title with Chelsea in 2012.
  • On 31 August, he scored in the 2012 UEFA Super Cup against Atletico Madrid.
  • On 5 December 2012, Cahill scored his first UEFA Champions League goal, coming against Nordsjælland in a 6–1 home rout.
  • On 8 November, he scored his first Premier League goal of the season against Liverpool.
  • He won the 2014-2015 season Premier League title with Chelsea.
  • On 2 December 2015, Cahill signed a new four-year deal at Chelsea, keeping him at the club until 2019.
  • On 27 August 2016, Cahill made his 200th appearance for Chelsea at home against Burnley.
  • On 26 July 2017, Cahill was appointed as the Chelsea club captain ahead of the 2017–18 season.
  • He captained Chelsea to victory at Wembley Stadium in the 2018 FA Cup Final.
  • After appearing in only nine matches all season, Cahill confirmed he would leave Chelsea at the end of the season.
  • Cahill signed for Premier League club Crystal Palace on 5 August 2019 on a two-year contract.

International Career

  • on 4 June 2009, Cahill was called up to the England squad for the match against Kazakhstan.
  • On 29 March 2011, Cahill made his first start for the national team against Ghana in a friendly that ended 1–1.
  • On 2 September 2011, Cahill scored his first international goal for England against Bulgaria in the qualifying rounds of UEFA Euro 2012.
  • On 16 May 2012, he was named in new England manager Roy Hodgson's UEFA Euro 2012 squad but later due to injury, he was ruled out of Euro 2012 and was replaced by Liverpool defender Martin Kelly.
  • On 12 May 2014, Cahill was named in the 23-man England squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
  • In September 2014, he was named England's vice-captain to Wayne Rooney.
  • Cahill was named in the 23-man England squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup where he made just one appearance in the tournament.
Personal life of Gary Cahill

Who is Gary Cahill married to?

Gary Cahill is married to his long-term girlfriend Gemma on June 15, 2013, after a long 4 years dating. They have one son Leo Cahill and one daughter Freya Cahill.

Birthday of Gary Cahill

Gary Cahill celebrates his birthday on the 19th of December with his wife, friends, and family. Currently, he is 33 years old.

Net worth of Gary Cahill

Gary Cahill is earning a considerable amount of money from his career. As of 2019, the Net worth of Gary Cahill is estimated to be around $22 Million. He was receiving $6 million as an annual salary from his previous club Chelsea and has a market value of $15.5 million.