Stephen Ireland is a professional football/soccer player who played Attacking midfielder for Stoke City F.C. as number 7. Ireland made his debut for Manchester City against Bolton Wanderers in 2005. He also played internationally for the Republic of Ireland at Under-15, Under-16, Under-17, and Senior level. This article examines Stephen Ireland Net Worth.
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At the age of 18, Stephen Ireland had two kids which he had to raise alone. In an interview, Ireland stated how hard it was to raise two kids parallel with playing football. Stephen had also been involved in the controversy of lying about his grandmother’s death. However, he admitted about his lies and apologized for faking his grandmother’s death.
Stephen Ireland started playing football at a club named Cobh Ramblers. At the age of 15, Ireland moved to Manchester City for continuing his junior football career.
Ireland made his debut in 2005 as he entered the field as a substitute in 81st minute of the game. In October of the same year, Stephen won the man of the match award for the first time in Premier League. His first goal in Premier League was against Sheffield United in December 2005. For Manchester City, Ireland made 138 appearances and scored 16 goals.
At the start of the 2010-2011 season, Manchester City part exchanged Stephen with James Milner of Aston Villa. Ireland signed with Aston Villa for four years. Ireland made his debut for the club in August 2010 against Newcastle United, which resulted in 6-0 loss. Ireland was sent on loan to the Newcastle United where he appeared in only two games due to his ankle injury which led him returning to Aston Villa.
Stephen Ireland made 47 appearances for Aston Villa. However, he managed to score only one goal, which came in December 2011 against Chelsea. Ireland was benched for the half of the 2012-2013 season. Later, he was sent on loan to Stokes City for the 2013-2014 season. His first appearance for Stoke came against his former club, Manchester City, which resulted in 0-0 draw. Stephen played 13 games at a loan for Stoke City and scored two goals.
After Stephen’s convincing performances, Stokes City signed a 3-year contract with him. Ireland was unable to play any match during the 2016-2017 season because of the injury. Ireland asked for an extension of his contract with Stoke. The agreement was extended until the end of the 2017-2018 season. Overall, Ireland failed to score any goal for Stokes City in his 46 appearances.
Stephen Ireland has played football with the popular English clubs like Manchester City, Aston Villas, and Stoke City. Ireland demanded £2 Million from Manchester City when they were sending him on loan. Ireland agreed on £8 Million when being exchanged with James Milner and signed four-year deal with Ashton Villa. In 2019, Ireland sold his home at £3.75 Million.
As per our reports, we have estimated Stephen Ireland net worth in 2019 to be $4 Million – $5 Million. We have assessed Stephen Ireland net worth by looking closely at his contracts with professional clubs, his home, and custom built vehicles.
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