Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun Biography, Age, Career, FIFA 22, Net Worth & Wiki

Leon Aderemi Balogun, a professional football player for Queens Park Rangers and the Nigerian national team, was born on June 28, 1988. Balogun has formerly played for teams including Brighton & Hove Albion, Wigan Athletic, Rangers, Türkiyemspor Berlin, Hannover 96, Werder Bremen, Fortuna Düsseldorf, Darmstadt 98, and Mainz 05. Born in Berlin, West Germany, Balogun to a German mother and a Nigerian-Yoruba father.

Balogun was brought up as a Roman Catholic and attended Catholic school from an early age, but he soon developed a dislike for his rigorous upbringing and decided to abandon religion. Balogun began to believe in God anew through the challenges of his early football career, and he is now a devoted Christian. As his parents worked to adapt him to German society, Balogun does not speak Yoruba, but he is a fluent speaker of English and German. Balogun stated in November 2019 that players needed to come together to address racism in football.

Leon Balogun
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun Bio/Wiki

Birth NameLeon Aderemi Balogun
Nick NameLeon Balogun
Age (as of 2023)35 years
ReligionChristian
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignCancer
Birth PlaceBerlin, Germany
Date of Birth28 June 1988
NationalityNigerian
HobbiesMusic and Gym

Family

Mother's NameOrfa Balogun
Father's NameCesar Balogun
Brother(s)Not Available
Sister(s)Miriam Balogun

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Girlfriend
Mayara Zamboni
Mayara Zamboni
ChildrenNot Available

Education

SchoolNot Available
College/UniversityNot Available
ProfessionFootballer
OutfitterAdidas

Football Career

Debut ClubTürkiyemspor
Debut InternationalNigeria
Jersey Number• Nigeria - 14
• Queens Park Rangers - 26
Current Team(s)
• Nigeria
• Queens Park Rangers
PositionDefender
FootRight
League levelSecond Tier
Caps/Goals46 / 1
Career Manager/ Player AgentAvid Sports Group
TraitsNo significant traits
Style Of Play• Likes to play short passes
• Likes to tackle
Strengths• Passing
• Tackling
WeaknessNo significant weaknesses

Height and , Weight

Height• in meters - 1.9 m
• in feet inches - 6′ 3″
Weight• in kilograms - 81 kg
• in pounds - 180 lbs

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityNigerian
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Sexual OrientationStraight
Chest Size42 inches
Biceps Size12 inches
Waist Size32 inches

Favourite Things

Favorite Playing Position
Defender
Favorite CarNot Available
Favorite DrinksRed Wine
Favorite ColorWhite
Favorite Cell Phone/BrandIphone

Bartlomiej Dragowski Biography, Age, Wife, Transfer, FIFA 22, Career, Net Worth & Wiki

Awards

Rangers

  • Scottish Premiership: 2020–21
  • Scottish Cup: 2021–22
  • UEFA Europa League runner-up: 2021–22

Nigeria

  • Africa Cup of Nations third place: 2019

Nicola Zalewski Biography, Age, Parents, Current Teams, FIFA 22, Career, Net Worth & Wiki

Leon Balogun Net Worth

The range of Leon Balogun’s net worth or income is thought to be between £6,000,000. However, his major occupation as a soccer player has brought him a significant amount of wealth.

Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)£6,000,000
Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)£5,200,000
Salary Per Year (Approx)£728,000
Salary Per Month (Approx)£64,000
Salary per Week£14,000
Salary Per Day£2,000
Salary Per Day£3
Contract Signed/ExtensionAug 26, 2022
Contract ExpiresJun 30, 2023
Market Value£800,000
Income SourceProfessional Footballer

Andrej Kramaric Biography, Age, Wife, Salary, Transfer, FIFA 22, Career, Net Worth & Wiki

Leon Balogun FIFA 22 Stats

In FIFA 22, Leon Balogun has an overall rating of 74 and his potential is also 74.

FIFA 22 Stats

Overall Rating In FIFA 22

74

Potential In FIFA 22

74
Attacking
Skill
55Crossing
60Dribbling
30Finishing59Curve
74Heading Accuracy
41FK Accuracy
71Short Passing
63Long Passing
32Volleys62Ball Control
Power
Movement
65Shot Power
72Acceleration
79Jumping
79Ball Control
69Stamina
53Agility
85Strength
68Reactions
57Long Shots57Balance
Mentality
Goalkeeping
72Aggression
6GK Diving
72Interceptions
15GK Handling
46Positioning
12GK Kicking
47Vision
10GK Positioning
65Composure6GK Reflexes
Defending
74Defensive Awareness76Sliding Tackle
72Standing Tackle

Karol Swiderski Biography, Age, Wife, Salary, Transfer, FIFA 22, Career, Net Worth & Wiki

Club Career

Early Career

  • On April 19, 2009, he made his Bundesliga debut for Hannover 96 against Hamburger SV.
  • He was without a club for three months following the expiration of his contract with 2.
  • Bundesliga team Fortuna Düsseldorf in the summer of 2014 before joining Darmstadt 98.
  • He agreed to a deal that will last through the 2014–15 campaign.

Brighton & Hove Albion

  • Balogun committed to a two-year contract with Premier League team Brighton & Hove Albion on May 22.
  • Balogun replaced injured Lewis Dunk in the first half against Manchester United to make his competitive debut for the Sussex club.
  • In the end, the Seagulls defeated United 3-2 at Falmer Stadium.
  • At Falmer Stadium, he scored his first goal for the Albion to make it 2-0 against bitter rivals Crystal Palace.
  • He did it in only 25 seconds after coming in to replace Pascal Groß after Shane Duffy was sent off for headbutting.
  • The Albion won the match 3-1 to gain bragging rights in the M23 derby.
  • Balogun participated in his first-ever EFL Cup game on August 27, 2019.
Leon Balogun playing for Brighton & Hove Albion
Leon Balogun playing for Brighton & Hove Albion

Wigan Athletic

  • On January 31, 2020, Wigan Athletic and Balogun agreed to a six-month loan agreement.
  • He agreed to a short-term, permanent deal with the Latics on June 25, 2020, that would last through the completion of the 2019–20 campaign.

Rangers

  • On July 24, 2020, Balogun agreed to a one-year deal with Scottish Premiership team Rangers, with a one-year extension option.
  • A week later, on August 1, he made his Rangers debut against Aberdeen in the Scottish Premiership, and he did well as his team won 1-0.
  • He filled in at right back in February 2021 when club captain James Tavernier had an injury and reserve player Nathan Patterson was suspended.
  • Earlier in his career, Balogun played right back while living in Germany.
Leon Balogun playing for Rangers
Leon Balogun playing for Rangers

QPR

  • On August 26, 2022, Balogun agreed to a one-year deal with Queens Park Rangers.

International Career

  • Balogun, who has a Nigerian father and a German mother, was called up by Nigeria to replace Joseph Yobo for a friendly match against Mexico in March 2014.
  • Balogun came in at halftime but was hurt after 20 minutes after he collided with some touchline signs.
  • After surgery, he was expected to miss two to three months due to a foot fracture.
  • He subsequently told the reporters, nevertheless, that there was no need for surgery because of his injuries.
  • He participated in his second game for Nigeria on March 25, 2015, a 1-0 loss to Uganda.
  • On June 13, 2015, he participated in his third match for the nation, appearing in a 2-0 victory against Chad in the first round of the 2017 African Nations Cup qualifying.
  • He was included in Nigeria’s final 23-man roster for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia in June 2018.
  • Balogun participated fully in all three of Nigeria’s games, including a 2-0 victory over Iceland, although the team was eliminated after placing third in their group.
  • The Nigerian team for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations includes Balogun.
  • Against Guinea in Nigeria’s second group match, which Nigeria won 1-0 to go to the knockout stages, he made his competitive debut.
  • Balogun participated in the match in which The Super Eagles won the bronze medal four times.
Leon Balogun playing for Nigeria
Leon Balogun playing for Nigeria

FAQs

How old is Leon Balogun?

He is currently 35 years old (as of 2023).

What is the height of Leon Balogun?

He is 190 cm tall.

What position does Leon Balogun play?

He plays as a defender.

How much is Leon Balogun’s net worth?

After his transfer to Queens Park Rangers, his net worth is £6,000,000 (as of 2023).

About S Yadav

we are team woodgram, who researches all actual biodata from a different authorized source and put it all together for our visitor. all Biography and data about your favorite person are correct.

Thanks for visiting Us. https://woodgram.com/