January 27, 2019

Samuel Chukwueze Biography And Things To Know About The Nigerian Striker

Samuel Chukwueze Biography
Samuel is a very talented Nigerian player. His full name is Samuel Chimerenka Chukwueze. This hot sensation has many skills and fine touches valued highly by both his club and country. Samuel Chukwueze plays for Villarreal CF as a left winger and also for the Nigerian National Team.
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Samuel was born in Ikwuano, Abia State but lived in Ugba-Ibeku, Umuahia where he was brought up with a younger brother and sister in a Christian family. Young Samuel had his secondary education at Government College, Umuahia and finished it off at another school, Evangel Secondary School Isuochi. He started playing football at the age of 8 and had Jay Jay Okocha as his football idol due to how good and skillful the former Super Eagles player was.

Samuel Chukwueze Age
Samuel Chukwueze was born on May 1999. He is 19 years old and turns 20 in late May.

Samuel Chukwueze Club
Samuel chukwueze current club is Villarreal CF of Spanish La Liga.

Chukwueze loved playing soccer so much and had the opportunity to play in a local side academy, Diamond Football Academy. After delivering good results and making great impressions, he was one of the players that represented Nigeria at the U17 World Cup Chile in 2015. He joined Villarreal CF's prolific youth set up in 2017 from Diamond Football Academy.
Samuel Chukwueze made his senior with the Villarreal CF's reserves on 15 April 2018, when he came on as a substitute in the second half for Sergio Lozano in a 1-1 Segunda Division But away draw against CE Sabadell FC.

Chukwueze scored his first senior goal on May 20, 2018 netting his team's second in a 3-1 away defeat of Athletic Bilbao. He contributed 2 goals in 11 appearances during his first season.
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On 20th September 2018, Samuel Chukwueze had his first team debut while replacing Nicola Sansone in the 2-2 home draw against opponents Rangers in the 2018/19 Europa league. He had another energy-sapping encounter when he made his first senior team Start for Villarreal in the Europa league after weeks debuting.

Speaking on this, Chukwueze said " I was surprised when the coach said 'Samuel you are starting', I was very happy. It was a nice experience for me and I loved it". Chukwueze dazzled with his velvet skills on the right wing which was a much pleasure for their traveling fans as they gave a standing ovation.

Samuel Chukwueze Salary

Samuel Chukwueze International Career

  • Samuel played for the Nigerian National Team at the U17 level in the Under 17 World Cup Chile 2015.
  • On 20 November, 2018 he made his debut for the senior team as a starter in a goalless draw against Uganda in a friendly match. 

FIFA U17 World Cup Chile: Bronze Boot 2015
DFA: Most Influential player of the year 2016
MCL Cup: Most valuable player 2016
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