Player Profile

Danny Welbeck

Danny Welbeck

18 Forward

Nationality :England
Date Of Birth :November 26, 1990
Height :185cm
Weight :73kg

Danny Welbeck is an English professional footballer who was born on November 26, 1990, in Longsight, Manchester, England. He mainly plays as a forward for his team but can also play at the position of winger.

QUICK FACTS

Full NameDaniel Nii Tackie Mensah Welbeck
Date of BirthNovember 26, 1990
NationalityEnglish, British
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
RoleForward
Past Team(s)
Arsenal
Manchester United

Danny Welbeck Biography, EarlyLife 

Danny Welbeck was born Daniel Nii Tackie Mensah Welbeck on 26th November 1990 in Longsight, Manchester, UK to Elizabeth Tumtuo and Victor Chris Welbeck. Her father, Victor, is from the Greater Accra region of Ghana, while her mother, Elizabeth, is from Nkawie in the Ashanti region of Ghana.

Welbeck grew up in a middle-class home which encouraged his dream of becoming a footballer. He started playing for local side Fletcher Moss before joining Manchester United’s Youth Academy aged 8. He played for different Manchester United youth teams where his natural skills shone and caught the attention of senior players like Ruud Van Nistelrooy and Roy Keane., who took the time to advise the young boy.

Danny Welbeck Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Danny Welbeck’s Height, And Weight

Danny Welbeck has an athletic body standing at the perfect height of 6 feet 1 inches and weighs around 73 kg. His hair is black. His chest size is 31. Other details about his waist size, and hip size will be updated soon. He has not inked his body yet.

Career

On March 29, 2011, Welbeck was called up to the England squad to play a friendly match against Ghana. In his debut match, he replaced Ashley Young in the 81st minute which resulted a 1-1 draw at the Wembley Stadium. He scored his first goal for England in a 1-0 victory over Belgium after he chipped the ball into the net.

Rise to glory

2014 was a great year for him where he scored four goals for England during the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier. He scored a goal in both the games against Moldova on September 6 where they won 4-0 and against San Marino on October 12 where they won 5-0.

On September 8, 2014, in England’s first match of UEFA Euro 2016 qualification, Welbeck scored both goals in a 2-0 victory against Switzerland.

Low points

Welbeck suffered from a major groin injury during a between Arsenal and Chelsea. This injury ruled him out of the 2017-18 Premier League season for three weeks. He was also not able to come back well as he went goalless in the 16 matches that he played.

Club career

Danny Welbeck began his club career with Manchester United. He made his debut for them in a match against Al-Hilal FC on January 21, 2008. He came during the 65th minute as a substitute for Anderson Oliveira.

He made his Premier League debut on November 15, 2008, as a substitute for Park Ji-sung against Stoke City. He marked his debut as he scored one of the five goals to provide United a 5-0 win. He officially played with them till 2014 and was transferred twice during that time, once to Preston North End in 2010 and then to Sunderland in 2010-11.

Preston North End signed him on loan for the entire 2009-10 English season but due to a knee injury, his contract was cut short, and was sent back to United. As a result, he could play only eight games in which he scored two goals.

For the 2011-12 season, Sunderland signed him on loan as a striker, and made his debut for them on August 14 during the 83rd minute as a substitute for Darren Bent in a 2-2 draw game against Birmingham City.

During the 2014-15 season, Welbeck joined Manchester United’s rival Arsenal for a £16 million fee. On September 13, he made his debut for them against the defending champions Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in a 2-2 draw. He scored his first goal for Arsenal against Aston Villa in a 3-0 win on September 20.

On October 1, 2014, he scored a UEFA Championship League hat trick which was a major achievement in his career. During the 2015-16 season, he scored his first goal of the season in a match against his former team Manchester United but they lost the match 2-3.

Danny Welbeck’s Net Worth

He has not yet revealed anything about his family and early life in the media. 

Danny Welbeck’s Wife, Marriage, Children

Danny grew raised in Manchester’s Longsight district alongside his brother Chris, the son of Ghanaian parents Elizabeth and Victor Welbeck. Despite Welbeck’s professional career in England, his family presently remains in Kumasi.

During the holidays, he frequently returns to Ghana to spend quality time with his entire family. With the help of St Andrew Church Droylsden in Manchester, the Welbeck family recently established a school in Ghana.

Danny Welbeck Awards

Danny Welbeck has won 18 titles so far in their career.

Premier League

Winner 3x 2012/2013, 2008/2009, 2007/2008

2nd Place 3x 2015/2016, 2011/2012, 2009/2010

FA Cup

Winner 2x 2016/2017, 2014/2015

Carabao Cup

Winner 1x 2008/2009

2nd Place 1x 2017/2018

Champions League

Winner 1x 2007/2008

2nd Place 1x 2008/2009

Europa League

2nd Place 1x 2018/2019

Uefa Super Cup

2nd Place 1x 2008/2009

FIFA Club World Cup

Winner 1x 2008 Japan

Audi Cup

2nd Place 1x 2009

Emirates Cup

Winner 2x 2017, 2015

International Champions Cup

Winner 1x 2014

Premier League Asia Trophy

Winner 1x 2015

FAQ

What is the net worth of Danny Welbeck?

His net worth is 1 to 5 million dollars.

What is the height of Danny Welbeck?

His height is 6 feet 1 inches.

What is the age of Danny Welbeck?

His age is 32 years as of 2023.

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