Junior Agogo was a professional football/soccer player who played Forward (association football). Agogo was born on August 1, 1979, in Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana. He retired from football at the age of 33, in 2012. He has played for different clubs over his 15-year career. This article examines Junior Agogo Net Worth.
|Name:||Manuel "Junior" Agogo|
Junior Agogo has 10 siblings. He was born in Ghana and attended primary school before moving to the UK with family. He returned to Ghana, where he studied at St. Augustine’s College. Before playing football, Agogo participated in dancing competitions. He was discouraged by his father on playing sports and wanted him to concentrate on studies. After retiring from football in 2012, Agogo opened a fitness training business.
Junior Agogo started his club career with England’s club Sheffield Wednesday in 1995. Between 1995 and 2000 he made only two appearances for this team and instead was sent on loan spells for Oldham Athletic, Chester City, Chesterfield, and Lincoln City, where he earned 19 caps and scored 7 goals.
Chicago Fire in the United States signed him in 2000 where he earned only 1 cap and was traded with Colorado Rapids. He played 32 matches in 2000-2001 for rapids and scored 11 goals. In 2001 he was sold to San Jose Earthquakes where he made 14 appearances and scored 4 goals.
Agogo’s longest phase in his career was with Bristol Rovers FC in 2003-2006. But before that he appeared in two games for Queen Park Rangers and 39 games for Barnet F.C. For Bristol Rovers, Agogo scored 41 goals in 126 appearances.
Agogo signed a 3-year contract with Nottingham Forest where he played between 2006 and 2008. In the last years of his career, he represented three other teams (Zamalek SC, Apollon Limassol, Hibernian). Agogo made 350 appearances in his club career and scored 113 goals.
Junior Agogo also played football internationally for his native country, Ghana. He was the part of Ghana’s squad in 2008 Africa Cup of Nations where he was the top goal scorer for Ghana alongside another player. He played 27 games for Ghana overall and scored 12 goals.
Agogo suffered a stroke in 2015 for which he was hospitalized. It caused him to suffer the inability to read and write. On 22 August 2019, at the age of 40, Junior Agogo died in London.
Professional footballers can take home plenty of money. But salaries depend on several different characteristics. These include the player’s area and of course, their ranking. At the top level, players in the U.K. and Western Europe can receive $50 million or more. In Latin America, top footballers take home $1-2 million annually. And in countries where football is not as popular, like the USA and China, footballers earn a few hundred thousand per year. The worst paying leagues pay as little as $50 thousand per annum.
So what was football/soccer player Junior Agogo’s net worth in 2019? Our estimate for Junior Agogo’s net worth as of 2019 was approximately $3 Million – $4 Million.