Chloe Maggie Kelly is an English Football player born on 15th January 1998. She was raised in the Ealing district of West London, where she began playing football with her brothers. Kelly is currently playing for Manchester City in a forward position. Further, she has played for Arsenal and Everton and represented England on the under-17, under-19, and under-20 national teams. For training, she travels two hours round trips on a train. Before this, she plays for Queen Park Rangers club. Also, she was a part of the England U20 team who won bronze at the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.
In addition, Kelly made her debut for the Arsenal first team on 23rd July 2015 in the Continental Cup against Watford and scored the first goal in just 22 minutes. She signed her first senior contract in February 2016. She transferred to Everton in January 2018 throughout the 2020 summer, alongside her Arsenal teammate Taylor Hinds. At the same time, Kelly made her senior debut for England in November 2018.
|Chloe Maggie Kelly
|Date of Birth:
|15th January 1998
|1.68m (5 ft 6 in)
|Manchester City WFC
|$1-5 million in 2020
Kelly is currently single and not dating anyone. Whereas the information of her previous relationships is not available, and she has no children.
Salary and Net worth
Chloe Kelly is one of the famous and richest footballers with a net worth of Kelly is approximately $1 million to 5 million in 2020. Her net worth has been growing significantly.
Furthermore, Kelly got a chance to play alongside her idol Kelly Smith, one of the top English players, while playing for Arsenal. One of the brightest young talents of England, she earned praises for impressive displays in the 2019/20 campaign with nine goals in 12 appearances. Then, she transferred to Manchester City to continue her journey and experience the Champions League.
Kelly started playing football at a very young age with her five brothers and their friends. According to her, she would “wake up, have breakfast, go to the cage and return home when it’s dark.” Kelly believes that she learned her trade from those days in the cage. She is the youngest of seven siblings and began her career at Queens Park Rangers club and then switched to Arsenal’s Center of Excellence. However, she used to travel two hours round trips to Arsenal for training. There is no further information about her parents and siblings.
The famous footballer Kelly stands at the height of 1.68 m or 5 ft 6 inches tall. Additional information on her weight and body measurements will update soon.
Career (club and international)
Kelly made her first debut on 23rd July 2015 at 17 for the Arsenal first team in the Continental Cup. She scored her first goal in just 22 minutes which was against Watford. In her second appearance for the cup, Kelly played against Notts County as a substitute for Rachel Yankey in the 54th minute. Furthermore, she signed her first senior contract in February 2016 and appeared against the team’s 5-1 against Sunderland on 25th June before going to Everton on loan. And in the same year, in October, she returned to Arsenal and made three appearances during the 2016 FA WSL (Women’s Super League) season. The team earned third place with the 10-4-2 record in the season. Arsenal won the 2016 FA Women’s Cup Final held at Wembley Stadium though she did not get a chance to play.
Additionally, Kelly signed a new contract in February 2017 with Arsenal. After this, she appeared in 7 matches for the club and scored two goals before going to Everton on loan in July.
On the three-month loan in July 2016, Kelly joined FA WSL 2 Everton to gain additional first-team experience. She scored two goals in 9 appearances for the Toffees.
Kelly was promoted to FA WSL 1 Everton for a second loan spell in July 2017. And she scored two goals in 4 appearances for Everton in the last month of 2017.
Alongside her Arsenal teammate Taylor Hinds, Kelly transferred to Everton in January 2018 on contract throughout the 2020 summer. During the 2017-18 FA WSL season, she made 15 appearances for Everton with two goals. With a record of 4-12-2, Everton placed ninth in the season. Then, Kelly made 11 appearances and scored a goal during the 3-3 draw against Brighton and Hove Albion instead of her ankle injury in the 2018-19 FA WSL season. Everton placed in 10th position in this season.
The year 2019 was a turning point for her career. After her ankle surgery, Kelly played 12 games and scored nine goals for Everton in the 2019-20 FA WSL season, which placed the club in the sixth position. And she was a top scorer for Everton and fourth-highest scorer in the league. During the second game of the season, she scored 2-0, helping the team win a match. Whereas the second goal of the match, which was a long-range goal, went viral. Then, she was labeled as Player of the month for September in the league and shortlisted for October’s award.
Additionally, Kelly was invited to the national team camp for her performances during the season. Further, she scored a hat trick against Reading, leading Everton to win the match, and was the first hat trick since 2013 by an Everton player.
Kelly signed a two-year contract with Manchester City on 3rd July 2020, rejecting the new contract with Everton. She was named to the PFA (Professional Footballers’ Association) WSL Team of the Year in September 2020. She scored a 4-1 against Tottenham Hotspur on 4th October helping the team win the match. Moreover, the team lost the match in a 3-1 against Chelsea, in which she scored a penalty kick in the 73rd minute for Manchester City.
Chloe Kelly has represented England on the numerous youth national teams, a senior national team under-17, under-19, and under-20 teams.
Youth national team:
Kelly played at the 2014 UEFA Women’s Under 17 Championship 2014. She scored an equalizer goal against Italy to earn a draw in November 2015. In addition, she played under 20 games in August 2018 and won bronze for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.
Senior national team:
In November 2018, Kelly made her first debut in a senior national team as a substitute in a friendly match for a 3-1 win against Austria in Vienna.
Honors and Trophies
Kelly has won many honors and trophies for the club and national team in the short term of her career.
- FA WSL fourth-highest scorer in the league and top scorer for Everton: 2019-20
- FA WSL Player of the month: September 2019
- Shortlisted for Octobers’ award
- Women’s FA Cup: 2019-20
- England U20 national team
- 3rd place in FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup: 2018
Ranked on the most famous footballer’s list, Kelly has an active presence on social media like Twitter (Chloe) and Instagram (chloekelly). Further, she has 69.7 k followers on Instagram and 12.2 k followers on Twitter.