Keira Fae Walsh is a British football player, born on 8th April 1997. She grew up in Rochdale, England, and has played for the club and many international matches for England. Walsh is currently playing as a midfielder in her dream club, Manchester City of the WSL. In 2014, she played a vital role for the City, securing the Continental Cup. As for her education, the player completed her primary education in Rochdale. According to Walsh, City put her at St. Bede’s, and she completed A-levels while training.
In addition, Keira Walsh was a part of the SheBelieves Cup for England in 2019. She is also a part of many other awards and honors. She started her career at Manchester City in July 2014 as a substitute in a 1-0 win against Notts County. Furthermore, Walsh signed her first senior contract with the City in June 2015. When she turned 12, she got her first call-up in the under-15 national team and was part of the UEFA Women’s Under-17 Championship. At the same time, the rising talent helped England to finish in fourth place in this game. Then, she joined England’s senior team in November 2017.
|Full Name:||Keira Fae Walsh|
|Date of Birth:||8th April 1997|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.67 m)|
|Birth Place:||Rochdale, England|
|Current Club:||Manchester City|
|Net worth:||$1 Million|
What is her relationship status?
Walsh likes to keep her personal and love life private. According to some sources, she is lesbian and currently in a relationship with her former teammate Lucia Roberta Tough Bronze. Whereas other information regarding how and when they started dating is not made public.
Besides, Lucia, her partner, is a famous professional footballer named the Professional Footballer’s Association Player of the Year twice. She is currently playing for Manchester City as a defender ending the contract with Olympique Lyonnais. Walsh, who is on the list of most famous football players, has no past dating history.
Salary and a Net worth of Walsh
Talking about Walsh’s salary, she earns a decent amount from her profession as a footballer. According to Forbes, IMDb, Wikipedia, and other online sources, her net worth is around $1 million to $5 million. But the estimated net worth of Walsh is $1-3 million in 2020. Though the exact figure of her salary and other earnings is not disclosed yet. In addition, her average salary is Around $45,000 as per some sources.
Players also earn from the brand endorsement and other things. Likewise, Walsh also endorses the Nike brand, which she has mentioned in the bio section of her Instagram account.
Walsh, who has won many awards, is the only child of her parents. The player has not disclosed any details about her family. Further, she has got a very supportive family. She takes her father as an inspiration to play football since her childhood. She has been a fan of Manchester City as her father watched the city games all the time. According to Walsh, she used to go on the field, opposite her parent’s house, and practice passing for two hours with her father.
Moreover, she developed her passion for football and grew up living her dream of playing football. As per Walsh, she wouldn’t be the player if she hasn’t received her parent’s support. It was her mother, Tracy Walsh, who sent her for trails for the City.
The famous player of Manchester City, Keira Walsh, is currently 24 years old. She stands 5 feet and 6 inches (1.67 m) tall. Furthermore, her weight is around 60 kgs. Talking about some features, she has a pair of brown eyes with blonde hair. The other information about her physical measurement will update soon.
Career (clubs and international)
Walsh is currently playing in her dream club, Manchester City, as a midfielder. She made her senior debut in Manchester City in July 2014, coming as a substitute in a 1-0 match win against Notts County. In the 2014 Continental Cup, she played an essential role for City and became a first-team regular to the end of the season.
Keira Walsh, a rising star, signed her senior contract with City in June 2015 at 18. Though injury obstructed her 2015 season, she bounced back to regain her place in Nick Cushing’s starting 11 and proved that age is irrelevant if you’re good enough. Scoring a 1-0 win, Walsh’s first goal was against Brondby IF in the last 16 first leg tie of the Champions League on 9th November 2016. After two days later, she signed a contract with City for the extension.
Early in the 2019-20 season, the player handed in a transfer request amidst the interest from Atletico Madrid and Olympique Lyonnais. Later, she withdrew her transfer request on 29th July. A Manchester City fan, Walsh, was given a red card for tackling Kristy Hanson of Manchester United in a City’s 2-0 loss in the League Cup on 20th October 2019. Further, on 7th February 2020, she signed a new contract with Manchester City for three years. She has won six trophies with City and is a vital member of Nick Cushing’s side.
While talking about her international career, Walsh, at the age of 12, received a first call-up for the under-15 national team in November 2009. Further, she was a part of England’s squad in the UEFA Women’s Under-17 Championship in November 2013, in which she helped the team through the knockout stages and placed England in fourth place.
Moreover, she joined the senior national team in November 2017. As of so far, Walsh has made 14 appearances in her international career. Also, the player was a part of a national team in 2019 when England won the SheBelieves Cup held in the United States. Later that year, she joined England’s World Cup team.
Honors and Trophies
- FA Women’s League Cup: 2014, 2016, 2018-19
- FA Women’s Super League: 2016
- Women’s FA Cup: 2016-17, 2018-19, 2019-20
- SheBelieves Cup: 2019
- Fourth place in FIFA Women’s World Cup: 2019
Keira Walsh is active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. She has over 66.9 k followers on Instagram, where she shares her day-day activity. Also, you can see pictures of her along with her teammates, Abbie McManus and Leah Williamson. There are 17.3 k followers of Walsh on Twitter.
Instagram link: https://www.instagram.com/keirawalsh/?hl=en
Twitter link: https://twitter.com/keira_walsh?lang=en