Henry Onyekuru is a Nigerian professional footballer who currently plays as a forward for Turkish club Galatasaray. He is known for his pace, dribbling skills, and finishing ability. Onyekuru has had a successful career so far, playing for some of the biggest clubs in Europe. He has also represented Nigeria at the international level.
Henry Onyekuru Early Life
Henry Onyekuru was born on June 5, 1994, in Onitsha, Nigeria. He started playing football at a young age and quickly rose through the ranks of local youth clubs. In 2010, he was signed by Belgian club Eupen.
Henry Onyekuru Education
Onyekuru attended St. Charles Lwanga Secondary School in Onitsha. He also studied business administration at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Henry Onyekuru Career
Onyekuru made his professional debut for Eupen in 2012. He quickly became one of the club’s top players, scoring 24 goals in 41 appearances. In 2015, he was signed by English Premier League club Everton for £7 million.
Onyekuru struggled to break into the Everton first team and was loaned out to Anderlecht, Galatasaray, and Monaco. At Galatasaray, he had a successful spell, scoring 14 goals in 31 appearances. In 2019, he was signed permanently by Galatasaray for €9 million.
Onyekuru has also represented Nigeria at the international level. He was part of the Nigerian squad that won the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2013. He has also made several appearances for the senior Nigeria national team.
Henry Onyekuru Achievements
* FIFA U-17 World Cup winner (2013)
* Belgian Pro League winner (2016)
* Turkish Super Lig winner (2019)
Henry Onyekuru Net Worth
Henry Onyekuru’s net worth is estimated to be around $10 million. He is one of the highest-paid Nigerian footballers. His wealth comes from his football contracts, endorsements, and sponsorships.
Henry Onyekuru is one of the most promising young footballers in the world. He has a bright future ahead of him and is sure to achieve even more success in the years to come.