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|Real Name/Full Name||Kouassi Ryan Sessegnin|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Ryan Sessegnon|
|Birth Place:||Roehampton, England|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||18 May 2000|
|Age/How Old:||21 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 178 cm |
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 71 Kg|
In Pounds – 157 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Desire Sessegnon |
Mother – Bridgette Sessegnon
|Siblings:||Steven and Chris|
|School:||Coombe Boys’ School|
|Position:||Left Winger/Left Back|
|Net Worth:||£18 Million/$25 Million|
|Last Updated:||June 2021|
Kouassi Ryan Sessegnon is a popular English professional football player, as a left-back or left-winger. He is currently playing for Bundesliga club 1899 Hoffenheim on loan from Tottenham Hotspur. He made his breakthrough in 2016 in the Fulham senior at the age of 16. He is the first footballer born in the 2000s to have scored a goal in a first-team game in any English professional league. He is also the youngest player to score in a championship match.
Biography and Early Life
Ryan Sessegnon was born on 18 May 2000 in Roehampton in England. He is the son of Desire and Bridgette Sessegnon. He has a twin brother named Steven, who plays for Fulham, and an elder brother, Chris, who is a semi-professional footballer. Together with his brother Steven, they used to play for the local club Wandgas FC when they were young. He and his brother signed for Fulham in 2008 at the age of nine. At first, he was moved to left-back.
Sessegnon completed his high school education at Coombe Boys’ School in New Malden in London. He schooled together with his brother and led the school’s team to win youth competition for ESFA Playstation Schools’ Cup in 2014 and 2015. He has not shared any information concerning further education in the university.
Personal Life: Wife, Girlfriend, Kids, Children
Sessegnon is currently not married and is still single with no relationship. He has no history of being in any relationship and never speaks about his personal life in public or in the media. He is currently focussing on his career, and there have not been any rumors about him having a girlfriend.
Is Ryan Sessegnon Gay?
No. Sessegnon is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had any rumors of the kind. Although he has tried as much as possible to hide his personal affairs, the reason is that he wants to build his career first before committing himself to any kind of relationship.
Sessegnon played his first professional match when he signed for Fulham with his twin brother, Steven, for an under-9 side. When he reached 15 years, he was promoted to the senior squad by Slavisa Jokanovic, who was the manager of the year for the 2016-17 season. He made his first-team debut on 9 August in an EFL Cup match against Leyton Orient. He made his league debut against Leeds United on 16 August and then scored his first professional goal on 20 August against Cardiff City. With this, he became the first professional footballer from England born in 2000 and also the youngest to have scored in a championship match.
After the end of the season, Sessegnon was announced at the beginning of the 2017-18 season to wear shirt number 3 from his previous, number 30. On 9 September, he scored his first goal in that season in a 1-1 draw against Cardiff.
He made his first Premier League during the 2018-19 season on 11 August in a 2-0 defeat to Crystal Palace. On 8 August 2019, he signed with Tottenham Hotspur on a five-year contract worth £25 million. He had an injury; thus, he did not make his debut until November. He joined 1899 Hoffenheim on a loan deal on 15 October 2020, after which the fans nominated him as the player of the month in November.
He has also played internationally, and in 2016, he represented England in U17 Euros. He was named in the Euro U19s finals on 26 June 2017. He scored three goals over Germany. He made his debut for England under 21 years, winning over Ukraine on 27 March 2018.
Awards and Achievements
He was included on the list of 100 Best Teenagers in the World by FourFour Two and was compared with Ashley Cole and David Alaba. He was nominated for the EFL Championship Player of the Season and also the Young Player of the Season awards. He is the first championship player to have been nominated for the PFA Young Player of the Year Award. In 2018, he won five awards after being named Championship Player of the Season. He earned his Guinness World Record title on 27 May 2021 for the fastest time to hit goalposts and crossbar in just 7.75 seconds.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ryan Sessegnon in 2021
Sessegnon is a successful young star who has an estimated net worth of £18 million. His football career is the main source of his income. While playing for Tottenham Hotspur, he earned a salary of £53,000 each week, £2,756,000 annually. Currently, he earns a salary of £3,321,000 while at Hoffeinheim from his loan deal.
Ryan Sessegnon Social Media Platforms
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Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He is very active on different social media platforms and regularly posts photos and videos. He also has many followers.
- He had some rumors that he had transferred to Liverpool and Tottenham, but he snubbed both teams to remain with Fulham.
Ryan Sessegnon has had a very successful career. He started while still very young at the age of nine to appear in national championships. Since then, he has never looked back and has signed with various teams over the years. Although he is still in his early 20s, he has achieved a lot and is guaranteed he will achieve more before he reaches 30.