As you all know, the Premier League is one of the toughest football leagues in the world. If we take a look at other leagues around the world, there are only a handful of teams that have a championship-winning background. On the other hand, when we look at the Premier League teams, almost every team has dominated the league once in history.
For teams to dominate in the league, a lot of credit goes to the players as well, apart from the manager. In the Premier League, it is difficult to score goals and to stop teams from scoring goals. Well, there is someone who loves to stop teams from scoring goals, the English defender, Kieran Trippier.
Since his professional career debut, he has represented top teams in the world and played a vital role in their successful campaigns. If we take a look at his football resume, he is one of the most underrated players in football. So let’s know more about the underrated defender, Trippier.
Age and Height
The English footballer, Trippier was born on September 19, 1990, and currently, he is 33 years old. He started playing football at a very young age and has represented the Manchester City youth team in his entire youth career. Later in 2010, he made his professional career debut with Barnsley FC.
Regarding his height, he is 1.78 meters tall, which is around 5 feet 10 inches.
Jersey Number and Position
Kieran Trippier plays at the right-back position for both Newcastle United and the England national football team. When it comes to his jersey number, he has different numbers for both sides. When he represents the England national team, he wears the number 3, 12, or 2 jersey, and when he represents Newcastle United, he wears the number 2 jersey.
Trippier made his professional career debut in 2010 with Barnsley FC. Since then, he has represented six different clubs in his career, excluding the national side. Here are his stats in professional and international football.
|2010-2011 (loan)||Barnsley FC||44||2||6|
|2017-present||England national side||45||1||5|
(The above stats are as of November 2023.)
Contract and Salary
The English right-back, Kieran Trippier, has signed a three-year contract valued at £18.75 million with Newcastle United. Trippier has an annual salary of £6,240,000 with them, which means his weekly salary is £120,000. He is one of the highest-paid players in the Newcastle United side, and as per sources, he is soon going to sign an extension contract with them.
Chris Trippier and Eleanor Lomax are Kieran Trippier’s parents. They have always supported him in his football journey and are one of the reasons why Kieran is representing big teams in football. Apart from that, there is not much information about them in the public domain.
Kieran Trippier is married to his long-time girlfriend, Charlotte Trippier. The lovely couple have been dating for a long time and got engaged in 2015. A year later, in 2016, they got married and are blessed with three children. She often shares pictures of them on social media, and most of her Instagram posts are related to them.