|Real Name/Full Name||Patson Daka|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Patson Daka|
|Birth Place:||Kafue, Zambia|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||9 October 1998|
|Age/How Old:||24 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 185 cm |
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 74 Kg|
In Pounds – 163 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –Nathtali Daka |
Mother –Josephine Daka
|Siblings:||2 brothers and 1 Sister|
|School:||Olympia Park Secondary School|
|Net Worth:||$26 Million|
|Last Updated:||November 2022|
Patson Daka is a famous Zambian professional football player. He currently plays as a forward for the Zambian National Team and the Premier League club, Leicester City joining the club on a transfer from Austrian Bundesliga Club Red Bull Salzburg. He registered 27 goals and 7 assists in 28 league appearances which made him be named Austrian Bundesliga player of the season year 2020-2021.
Perhaps you know much about Patson Daka, but you do not know how tall and old he is, what his net worth is in 2021. Don’t worry, we have prepared Patson’s Daka details on a short professional career, biography and early life, net worth, personal life, weight, height, and many more facts.
Biography and Early Life
Patson Daka was born on 29 August 1998 in Kafue located in Zambia. He grew up with his two brothers and one sister. He is the son of Nathtali Daka his father and Josephine Daka, his mother.
Nathtali Daka, his father, was a retired professional footballer who contributed highly to the passion developed in Patson in his career. He would visit his team’s games at Kafue Celtics’ club together with his son and would coach him making him rise above his peers.
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Once Daka got spotted by Lee from Kafue Celtics’ club, he was called up to the first team at a very young age. However, his father passed away before he could see Daka up on his game.
Patson Daka enrolled in school when he was of age. Later, he joined Olympia Park Secondary school.
On getting to his teenage years, he got the idea to abandon schooling to join a Football Academy. His father, Nathtali Daka, played a great role in this as he was already a professional football player by then
Personal Life: Wife, Kids, Children, Girlfriend, etc.
Currently, Patson Daka is single though he has several rumors of having affairs with some ladies. He was once rumored to have an affair with Catherine Phiri. However, details were later released to determine that such communication was fake from unknown sources.
Furthermore, he has been seen on several photos on social media with different ladies with formal communication yet to be released regarding his love life. There are no current details stating if he holds any relationship currently. As a footballer and a young one in that matter, he lives a simple and interesting life.
Is Patson Daka Gay?
No, he is not gay. He has a straight sexual orientation which depicts the fact that he is not gay. He is a young professional footballer who is highly dedicated to his career. Patson Daka is expected to reveal his love partner in few years as age is catching up to become a family man.
Patson Daka’s career as a professional footballer was revealed when still a young boy. He is currently a forward for the Premier League club, Leicester City after a transfer where he was playing as a forward for Austin Bundesliga Club Red Bull Salzburg, and the Zambia national team. He also received the name Austrian Bundesliga player of the season after he registered 27 goals and 7 assists in the 27 league appearances. Daka was loaned by Liefering in a remainder season, where he finished the season with 2 goals in 9 appearances.
Also, he was loaned again back to Liefering to play an entire season in the Austrian Football First League which was after having completed a transfer to Red Bull Salzburg. Later, he signed a five-year contract with Red Bull Salzburg and was initially assigned to the youth wing. He helped the club win the UEFA Youth League where he scored 2 goals in 2 games. That made him have a competitive debut for Salzburg in the season that followed which was against Viltorul Constanta. He also made his league debut as a substitute against Sturm Graz where he scored his first league goal for the club which was 2-0 against Austria Wien.
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He became the first Zambian player to score in the competition’s group stage after he scored against Genk in the UEFA Champions League. Daka has extended his contract with Salzburg until the summer of 2024. He scored again a brace in a 3-1 win over Maccabi Tel Aviv in the play-off round so as to qualify for the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League. Late Mat, Patson was also registered as RB Salzburg player of the season after bagging 34 goals and 11 assists in all competitions.
Patson Daka joined Leicester City on June 30, 2021, on a deal worth €22 Million/$26 Million .
Awards and Achievements
He hasn’t achieved a lot throughout his career. But, Daka was named Austrian Bundesliga player of the season which was after he registered 27 goals and 7 assists in 28 game appearances and that lead to Red Bull Salzburg’s trophy victory. Also, he was named as RB Salzburg player of the season after bagging 34 goals and 11 assists in all competitions. He also won in the UEFA Youth League for two years, 2016 and 2017.
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Below is the list of his awards:
- In 2017, he got named Africa U20 Cup of Nations Best Player
- In 2017, he was the Player of the Year in the CAF
- In 2017, he got named as Zambia Sportsman of the Year
- In 2019/20 he got awarded with the Austrian Bundesliga Player of the Championship Round
- In 2020/21 season, he got awarded with the Austrian Bundesliga Player of the Season
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Patson Daka in 2022
Currently, Patson Daka’s net worth is estimated to be $26 Million. He has gathered most of his wealth from his able career as a professional footballer. Years to come, Patson will be earning a lot considering his hard work and transfer to Leicester City. In RB Salzburg, Patson earned a salary of £6,800/$9,500 in a week and £353,600/$494,000 annually.
Patson Daka Salary at Leicester City
Patson Daka’s salary at Leicester City is yet to be revealed. Nevertheless, before joining Leicester City, he used to earn a salary of £6,800/$9,500 in a week and £353,600/$494,000 annually at RB Salzburg. We will, however, update you soon once the club reveals his salary.
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Patson Daka is currently worth €22 Million/$26 Million. He signed a 5-year contract with the premier league club on 30th June 2021.
Patson Daka Social Media Platforms
Patson Daka is very active on social media and you can reach him on the following handles;
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He is on the list of the youngest upcoming footballers in Zambia.
- His dream league was English Premier League which he said it was a dream come true on his transfer to Leicester City.
- He was the player of the season in 2020/21 Austrian Bundesliga
- Patson Daka is the current richest footballer in Zambia
- His best Hashtag on most of his posts is #MakeJesusYourAim
- He got much inspiration from Erling Haaland while they were playing together at RB Salzburg
Patson Daka’s hard work and dedication to his career have made him that successful. He is a young man who sets goals that through determination and focus he will achieve. He is an inspiration to all young soccer players all over the world. It’s people’s wish, he will rise to a much famous football player in days to come all over the world.