Jermaine Pennant was born on January 15, 1983, in Nottingham, England. He is a professional football/soccer player who played right winger. Jermaine Pennant was inspired to play football by his father, who was a semi-professional footballer. As a child, Pennant’s favorite toy was a football, which he kept close by. At the age of 14, he moved away from his crime-infested neighborhood to YTS at Notts County. This article examines Jermaine Pennant’s Net Worth.
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Arsenal spotted his potential and signed up Pennant from Notts County for a record £2 million transfer fee for a trainee. This made him the wealthiest teenage footballer in Britain at that time.
Pennant plays as a right-winger and has been praised for his skills to beat defense fullbacks. His style of play has been compared to that of Newcastle defender Jose Enrique.
As a youth, Jermaine Pennant played for Notts County F.C. during 1993-1998. From 1998 to1999, Pennant played for Notts County F.C. earning 0 caps and scoring 0 goals. During 1999-2005, Pennant played for Arsenal F.C., earning 12 caps and scoring 3 goals.
In 2002, Pennant played for Watford F.C. (loan), earning 9 caps and scoring 2 goals. From 2002 to 2003, he played for Watford F.C. (loan) earning 12 caps and scoring 0 goals. From 2003-2004, Pennant played for Leeds United F.C. (loan) earning 36 caps and scoring 2 goals. In 2005, Pennant played for Birmingham City F.C. (loan) earning 38 caps and scoring 2 goals. From 2006 to 2009, he played for Liverpool F.C., earning 55 caps and scoring 3 goals.
Jermaine Pennant has also played nationally. During 2001-2004, Pennant played for the England national under-21 football team scoring 0 goals, with 24 caps. Although he has played at the under-21 level, he has not played for the senior team. Being of Jamaican and Irish descent, only recently, he has expressed his interest in playing for Ireland.
Jermaine Pennant has become famous for his solid on-the-pitch play as for his off-field legal troubles. He is also a member of the famous Soccer Player List. He’s also known to have been sidelined for misbehavior, which resulted in him being dropped from the team.
Professional soccer/football players can take home plenty of money. But pay depends on a number of different circumstances. These include the player’s area and of course, their skills. At the highest level, stars in the United Kingdom and Europe can make $50 million or more. In the Americas, the best footballers get $1-2 million annually, while in locations where football is not as popular, such as the USA and China, players earn $200,000 per year. The smallest paying leagues can pay as little as $50,000 per year.
At Liverpool, Pennant is estimated to have earned £30,000 a week. At Real Zargova, he was paid £80,000 per week and £25,000 per week at Wigan Athletic.
When Pennant moved to Singaporean team Tampines Rovers, he took a 70 percent pay cut earning over £5000 per week and took a further drop to £3000-a-week when he moved to Billericay.
Based on every celebrity’s unique lifestyle, it isn’t easy to ascertain the value of their assets like houses, cars, yachts, etc. So, what is football/soccer player Jermaine Pennant’s net worth? Our estimate for Pennant’s wealth in 2019 was $1.7 Million. As of now, Jermaine Pennant’s net worth in 2021 is approximately $2.5 Million.
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