In the past few years, young players have become the face of the clubs and have performed incredibly. Players like Pedri, Musaila, Gavi, and many more are the perfect example, who became the face of the clubs at a very young age and are still in their teenage years. Similarly, for Newcastle United, it is their young footballer, Anthony Gordon.
The player began his professional football journey when he was just 16 years old with Everton. Before that, he was a part of the Liverpool and Everton youth teams and has played multiple seasons for them. He is now a part of Newcastle United and is one of the star players in their line-up. Gordon is one of the most consistent performers for the club this season and has scored goals on multiple occasions. So let’s not wait any longer and know about the future star in the making, Anthony Gordon.
Age and Height
The English footballer, Gordon was born on February 24, 2001, and currently, he is 22 years old. He started playing football at a very young age and has represented and was a part of the Liverpool Youth Football Team. Later in 2017, he made his professional career debut with Everton.
Regarding his height, he is a tall footballer and is 1.82 m tall, which is around 6 feet. Being a tall player, he plays a crucial role when receiving corners and scoring goals on lofted balls.
Jersey Number and Position
Anthony Gordon plays in the left-winger position for Newcastle United. When it comes to his jersey number, he wears the number 10 jersey for Newcastle. He is yet to make his international career debut but is soon going to be a part of the England national football team. Whereas, when representing England’s U21, U18, and other teams, he wears the number 11 jersey.
Gordon made his professional career debut in 2017 with Everton when he was just 16 years old. Since then, he has represented three different clubs. Here are his stats in professional and international football.
|2021||Preston North End||11||–||–|
|2022-present||England U-21 national side||16||6||3|
(The above stats are as of November 2023.)
Contract and Salary
The English winger, Anthony Gordon had signed a five-year contract valued at £2.6 million with Everton. There is no information about his current contract with Newcastle.
As per sources, Gordon has an annual salary of £3,120,000 with Newcastle, which means his weekly salary is £60,000.
Anthony Gordon is dating his long-time girlfriend, Annie Keating. The couple had kept their relationship a secret for a long time, but the media hasn’t let their relationship remain secret. As per sources, they have been dating each other since their school days and are in a happy relationship. When Gordon was signed by Everton, she was one of the happiest members of his family and was present during one of his interviews.