Leah Williamson

Leah Williamson - Updated Jan 2023

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Aries

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Leah Williamson is a professional football player from England. Moreover, Leah Williamson plays a midfielder and center-back position for Arsenal of the WSL and captains the England national team.

Early Life

Leah Cathrine Williamson best known as Leah Williamson was born on the 29th of Mach, 1997, in Milton Keynes, England. According to her birth date, this English footballer is 25 years old and holds British nationality. Likewise, she belongs to the British-White ethnicity and has a birth sign of Aries.

Her family is divided on football, with her brother and father being supporters of Tottenham Hotspur in North London. However, not much is known about her parents, siblings, and early childhood life. Looking at her career success, this football star might have been raised well as a child by her parents.

Education

Talking about her academic career, she studied at Portfield’s School for primary education and Ousedale School for secondary. Likewise, she started playing professionally at the age of 9.

Relationship Status

Talking about her personal life, she is a lesbian by sexuality. And, she is currently dating her handsome boyfriend, Jordan Noobs. Professionally, her boyfriend, Jordan is also an English footballer who plays for FA WSL club Arsenal.

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Caption: Leah Williamson with her boyfriend, Jordan Noobs (Source: Instagram)

They spent quality time together and played football together. And this English player has not yet been a part of news or controversy at the moment.

Professional Career

At the age of 6 years old, Leah Williamson joined Rushden & Diamonds Centre of Excellence. At that time, Leah said that “My coach at the time left to go to Arsenal. I went across with her and had a couple of trials and luckily they took me on and I never looked back from there. So I owe it all to my coach from when I was 9.”

Arsenal

When this player was nine years old, she joined Arsenal’s Centre of Excellence. In the 2014 UEFA Women’s Champions League quarter-final, she made her senior team debut against Birmingham City.

Then, the player made her FA WSL debut on April 16th against Notts County. Moreover, she earned her first major championship with Arsenal in the 2014 FA Women’s Cup final against Everton on 1 June.

On July 13, she scored her first professional goal for Arsenal in a 4-0 League Cup victory away at Millwall Lionesses. Later, on September 4th, she scored her first league goal against Chelsea. This footballer appeared in 12 FA Women’s Super League games in 2014.

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Caption: Leah Williamson during a football game (Source: Instagram)

Similarly, she appeared in Arsenal’s 1-0 defeat to Manchester City in the 2014 League Cup final. Moreover, Leah signed her first professional deal with Arsenal on March 31, 2015, before the commencement of the 2015 FA Women’s Super League.

In 2016, this player helped her club reach the FA Cup final, which Arsenal won against Chelsea. Similarly, she played in the 2017-18 FA WSL Cup, which Arsenal lost in the final against Manchester City.

She scored her first goal of the season in Arsenal’s 9-1 win over fellow London club West Ham United on September 13, 2020. On November 18, 2020, she made her 150th appearance in all competitions for Arsenal against Tottenham Hotspur, which Arsenal won.

Moreover, she signed a new one-year deal with the club until the end of the 2021-22 season on June 16, 2021. Later, she signed a new deal with the club in January 2022. The length of the new contract was not disclosed by Arsenal, but coach Jonas Eidevall claimed that Leah Williamson is “a player for us to build Arsenal around.”

International Career

This player has represented England since 2010 at youth levels. Leah captained England’s under-17 teams in the 2014 UEFA Women’s Under-17 Championship, which was held in November in England.

Likewise, she was also a part of England’s national under-20 football team, which competed in the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada in August 2014. On April 9, 2015, Leah scored a penalty for her team in a qualification match against Norway for the 2015 UEFA Under-19 Championship.

On November 2017, she was called up to the senior England team. This player made her senior team debut with six minutes remaining in a 3-1 win against Russia in a 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifier.

Similarly, she was a member of the England squad that defeated Japan in the 2019 SheBelieves Cup in the United States. In May 2019, she was named to the FIFA Women’s World Cup roster for 2019. She was selected as England’s captain for the FIFA World Cup qualifier against North Macedonia on September 17, 2021, at St Mary’s Stadium in Southampton. Moreover, she was named permanent England captain on April 5, 2022, before the 2022 Euros.

Awards

In her football career, she has earned several wins with her team in several tournaments and trophies. As an individual, she has earned England Women’s Youth Player of the Year: in 2014, FA WSL Continental Cup Player of the Year: in 2014, PFA Young Women’s Player of the Year: in 2015, Freedom of the Borough of Milton Keynes: in Planned, FA WSL PFA Team of the Year: 2019–20, UEFA Women’s Championship Team of the Tournament: 2022, and England Women’s Player of the Year: second 2021–22.

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Caption: Leah Williamson posing with her medal and trophy (Source: Instagram)

Leah Williamson – Net Worth 2023

She is a professional footballer with an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2022. Her main source of income is her football career which was also earned from brand endorsements. And, her annual income is approximately $1 million.

Brand Endorsements

The player also earns a lot of money from various endorsement and sponsorship deals. Moreover, she lives a luxurious lifestyle and has endorsement deals with Sneaks Xclusives, Nike, and Puma.

Leah Williamson – Body Measurements

Leah stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 57 kg. Likewise, she has black eyes with black hair color and she has an athletic body type.

Social Media

On her Instagram page, there are more than 169k followers. Likewise, there are more than 1.1k followers on Facebook and more than 169k followers on Twitter.