Phil Foden is a professional football player and plays as a midfielder. Firstly, this young footballer started his youth football career from the club, Manchester City, and played professional football for the same club.
Foden has represented his football club, Manchester United, at various age levels. The talented young Phil has just made his senior international debut by playing against Iceland from the England team on 5th September 2020. This young midfielder was part of the England football team that won the FIFA U17 World Cup
Quick Facts and Information on Phil Foden
|Full Name / Real Name
|Philip Walter Foden
|Birthday / Date of Birth
|28th May 2000
|Stockport, Greater Manchester
|Education (High School / College / University)
|St Bede’s College
|Children (Son, Daughter)
Phil Foden Parents, Siblings, Family
Foden was born on 28th May 2000. His full name is Philip Walter Foden, and his current age is 20 years old. Phillip was born to his father, Phil Foden Sr., and his mother, Claire Foden, in Stockpot, in Stockport, Greater Manchester in England. Foden is currently residing in the same city where he was born and has pursued to be a football player.
Foden is British born, and his ethnicity is white. According to a report, Foden is Catholic. The Young footballer from great Manchester wasn’t the only child born to his parents. He also has a sister who is 1 or 2 years younger than him.
Foden is very fond of his parents. This young footballer has a special bond with his mother and his father. Being born of a middle-class family, he wasn’t a spoiled kid and always remained fixed on his goals. Talking about his education, he was privately educated at St Bede’s College located in Manchester, England. Manchester City paid his tuition fees.
Foden was not really good at study although he always wanted to make his parents proud, and as we speak now, this young guy has already done it with his incredible performance for his club.
The 20-year-old has so much love for his parents. Foden has posted a picture of him with his parents saying “None of this could have happened without the support and belief from everyone around me at the club and most importantly, my family.”
Phil Foden Coronavirus Rule Breach
Foden and his teammate Mason Greenwood were canceled out for the match against Denmark after breaching coronavirus rules in Iceland on 7th September 2020. These two footballers as confirmed will travel back to England form Reykjavik, the capital city of Iceland, instead. They will not travel with the England squad to face against Denmark as they Breach UEFA’s Coronavirus Protocols.
The FA is investigating media reports in Iceland that Greenwood and Foden broke quarantine rules while at their team hotel in Reykjavik.
Gareth Southgate, the coach of the team, passed this decision by reporting that these two players were naïve. Social media video was published and soon got viral all over the internet, including in Iceland indicating Foden and Mason meeting women from outside the team.
South gate also added saying
“Regrettably, this morning it was brought to my attention that two of the boys have broken the COVID guidelines in terms of our secure bubble. So, we had to decide very quickly that they couldn’t have any interaction with the rest of the team and wouldn’t be able to travel to training.”
Phil Foden Carrier and Stats
Phil’s interest in football kick in when he was five years old. The Stockport born footballer was just seven and a half when he joined Manchester City and later in 2016 got his Scholarship for the Academy. Foden trained in Manchester City for quite a long time until he was selected for the first team in 2017.
The young mid-fielder first made his team debut in the club’s pre-season tour in July 2017 where he played against Manchester United and Real Madrid. After a few months in November 2017, Foden made his professional debut by playing in a champion league which was against Feyenoord.
Phil also made his first premier league presence as a substitute in December 2017 where they won against Tottenham Hotspur by 4-1. Foden scored his first professional goal in the third round of the EFL Cup in September 2018 which was against Oxford United and in January 2019 scored his first goal at Etihad Stadium in the FA cup. He became the youngest player to start and make a debut by scoring his first goal on 20th April 2019 in Premier League by making a win against Tottenham Hotspur by 1-0.
Talking about his global career, He has represented England on many occasions. He won the FIFA U17 World Cup Golden Ball by winning the FIFA U17 World Cup and being the most valuable player for the England U17 team in 2017. The young footballer also won the Young Sports Personality of the year.
Recently in his senior debut, Foden played against Iceland form his England squad and won by 1-0. Phil was dropped off his second game against Denmark when he breached the Coronavirus rule in Ice land on 7th September 2020.
Phil Foden Height / FIFA 20 Facts
FIFA 20 is a video game initially released in 2019. When talking about Foden’s presence in-game, he has given an excellent top tier stat. His pace in the game is terrific considering the fact that he is just 20. Foden has good passing skills and outstanding dribbling skills as well in the game.
Talking about his height, Foden is 5 feet and 7 inches tall (171 cm) and weigh around 70 kg. This young guy has a muscular, athletic body type as he often works out. Also, Foden has Hazel eye color with Brown colored Hair.
Who is Phil Foden Wife? Phil Foden Son’s Details
Since Foden has been a fan favorite ever since he won the FIFA U17 World cup, everybody is dying to know if Phil is married. However, it is unfortunate for us to tell you that the young midfielder hasn’t married yet. He does have a girlfriend named Rebecca Cooke to whom we think soon, Foden will get married to. He is open about their relationship.
Also, Foden is already a father to his son at just the age of 20. He shares his son with his girlfriend Rebecca Cooke, with whom he has been in a relationship for more than four years.
Foden and his possible future wife, Rebecca are of the same age. Meanwhile, Rebecca gave birth to their son Ronnie at the age of 18.
Talking about his son to Manchester City at the time, Foden expressed,
“I was there for the birth. I walked out of the room, gave it a little tear, and then went back in like nothing happened. I’m not one for crying in front of people. I like to be on my own, but I was there in the room, watched it happen and it was a special moment.
Despite having a son Foden and his girlfriend lives separately with their parents. It doesn’t mean their parents don’t accept their relationship: however, the couple decided to live separately until they get married.
Phil Foden Salary, Net worth
Foden has his breakthrough in games by winning the “FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball”, and after that, he became famous and went viral all over the world. This young footballer earns from his profession in football. He has signed contracts with Manchester City for many occasions and according to reports, receives 1.7$ million pounds per year.
So, Contemplating the aggregate of his salary from his profession and a few his future undertakings. This 20-year-old footballer is estimated to have a net worth of $5 million.
Phil Foden Social Media
As Phil is followed and watched by many people, this young guy has three different platforms where he shares his story about football and his everyday life. He is most active on Instagram and has over a million followers on Instagram as of September 2020.