Calvin Chinedu Bassey is a widely recognized professional footballer who currently plays as a left-back or center-back for Fulham, a Premier League club. Although he was born in Italy, Bassey moved to England with his family when he was still a child and grew up in the Newham area. Bassey’s brother, Y.CB, is an English rapper who is a real force in the UK drill group 7th.
Calvin Bassey Career
Bassey started his football career with Leicester City’s youth system when he was 15 years old, but he never made a senior appearance for the club. Later on, he joined Rangers on a free transfer in July 2020, where he made 65 appearances over two seasons and won both the Scottish Premiership and the Scottish Cup. Bassey was a key player for Rangers during their run to the 2022 UEFA Europa League Final, which they lost on penalties to Eintracht Frankfurt. In July 2022, he signed for Dutch club Ajax, with Rangers receiving the highest transfer fee in their history.
Bassey’s international career has been nothing short of impressive. Although he was born in Italy, he is eligible to play for Italy, Nigeria, or England at the international level. Bassey committed his international future to Nigeria in 2021 when he accepted a call-up for their 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. He debuted with Nigeria in a 0–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification tie with Ghana on 25 March 2022.
Calvin Bassey Salary
Calvin Bassey’s move to Fulham in July 2023 was a significant one as he joined the Premier League club on a four-year deal, with Fulham paying Ajax a transfer fee of €21 million. Bassey earns a weekly salary of €10,774,146 playing for Fulham.
Calvin Bassey State in Nigeria
For those curious about Calvin Bassey’s roots, he is from Ihiala Local Government, located in the Anambra State of Nigeria.
Calvin Bassey Net Worth
Calvin Bassey, a successful individual, has an estimated net worth of $25 million, highlighting his exceptional financial accomplishments.