Wesley Fofana is a professional football player from France. Moreover, Wesley Fofana plays as a defender for Premier League club, Leicester City.
Table of Biography
Wesley Fofana was born on the 17th of December, 2000, in Marseille, France. According to his birth date, he is 21 years old and holds French nationality. Moreover, he has a birth sign of Sagittarius and he believes in Muslim by religion. He is the son of Moustapha Fofana (father) and his mother’s name is unknown.
In addition, he was raised along with his other five siblings whose names are unknown. One of his siblings is named Diaby, while the identity of the other has not yet been made public.
Regarding his educational qualification, he has not yet shared his academic qualification in public. We can assume that he might have completed his graduation from his hometown.
In 2006, Wesley Fofana started playing football for the youth team of Repos Vitrolles. Later, he played for the youth team of Bassin Minier, Pennes Mirabeau, and Bel Air.
He later joined Saint-youth Étienne’s team in 2015, where he started his career. On May 15, 2018, he signed his first professional contract with the team. On May 18, 2019, this player made his club debut in a 3-0 Ligue 1 victory over Nice. This player only made 2 appearances for the club in all competitions during the 2018–19 season.
On November 7, 2019, he made his club’s Europa League debut in a 2-2 tie against FK Oleksandriya during a group stage match. This player scored his first goal for the team in a 4-1 victory over Nice on December 4, 2019. He played 24 times for the club in the 2019–20 season, collecting 2 goals across all competitions.
He signed a five-year contract with the English Premier League team, Leicester City on October 2, 2020, for a reported transfer fee of up to £36.5 million paid to Saint-Étienne. On October 18, 2020, against Aston Villa, in a 1-0 loss, this player made his club debut.
Wesley made 38 appearances for the team during his first year there, contributing 1 assist across all competitions as Leicester City won the FA Cup that year. In addition, he won Leicester City’s Young Player of the Season title after supporters of the team cast their votes.
He signed a five-year contract with the English Premier League team, Leicester City on October 2, 2020, for a reported transfer fee of up to £36.5 million paid to Saint-Étienne. On October 18, 2020, against Aston Villa, in a 1-0 loss, Wesley made his club debut.
This player made 38 appearances for the team during his first year there, contributing 1 assist across all competitions as Leicester City won the FA Cup that year. In addition, he won Leicester City’s Young Player of the Season title after supporters of the team cast their votes.
He has competed for France at different ages. Moreover, he has U21 international experience for France. On October 8, 2020, in the UEFA European U21 Championship qualification match against Liechtenstein U21, he made his debut for the France U21 team, winning 5-0. This player has not yet played for France’s senior international team.
This footballer has won Leicester City’s Young Player of the Season award after being voted by the club’s supporters. Looking at his progress and success, he might earn more of them in the following years.
Talking about his net worth, he has a net worth of €15 million where he received £2.6 million as a yearly salary from his current club. This player’s market value is also about €40 million. With this enormous wealth, the player can live a lavish lifestyle.
Wesley Fofana is not married, according to his personal life. However, the French star is not in a relationship. He is rumored to be dating a lovely lady whose name has yet to be revealed.
He hasn’t said anything about his dating status because he keeps his life secret. On his social media pages, he had posted a handful of photos with his supposed girlfriend. The young footballer is focusing on his pro career.
This football star is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 93kg. He has black hair with black eyes color and there is no other information regarding other body measurements such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size.
On his Instagram, there are more than 327k followers. Likewise, there are more than 21k followers on Facebook and more than 83k followers on Twitter.