November 16, 2022

Bukayo Saka Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics 

Bukayo Saka Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight65 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 5, 2001
Zodiac SignVirgo
GirlfriendTolami Benson

Bukayo Saka is an English professional soccer player who has represented, as a winger/defender/midfielder, Arsenal F.C. (2018-Present) in England. With the club, he won the prestigious FA Cup in the 2019–20 season and the FA Community Shield in 2020. He also reached the final of the UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) Europa League (the second-tier intercontinental club competition in European soccer, ranking below the UEFA Champions League) in the 2018–19 season. At the international level, Bukayo represented England at the under-16, under-17, under-18, under-19, and under-21 tiers before making his senior national debut in October 2020. With England, Bukayo finished as the runner-up at the 2020 edition (played in June and July 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic) of the UEFA European Championship (also known as the UEFA Euro), the quadrennial international men’s soccer championship of Europe. In November 2022, he was named to England’s squad for the 2022 edition of the FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association) World Cup.

Born Name

Bukayo Ayoyinka T. M. Saka

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Nick Name

Little Chilli

Bukayo Saka as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2022Bukayo Saka as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2022
Bukayo Saka as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2022 (Bukayo Saka / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Ealing, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

Residence

London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

EnglishEnglish

 

Education

Bukayo had attended the Edward Betham Church of England Primary School in Greenford, a suburb in the London borough of Ealing. He then joined Greenford High School, a mixed 11-19 secondary school, also in Ealing.

He gained high grades in his GCSEs (General Certificate of Secondary Education, an academic qualification in a particular subject, taken in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland), achieving 4 A*s and 3 As.

Occupation

Professional Soccer Player

Bukayo Saka as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2022Bukayo Saka as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2022
Bukayo Saka as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2022 (Bukayo Saka / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Yomi Saka
  • Mother – Adenike Saka (Chartered Accountant)
  • Siblings – Abayomi Saka (Older Brother)
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Shirt Number

  • 25, 20, 19, 17, 15, 11, 7, 3, 23, 21, 18 – England
  • 87, 77, 7 – Arsenal F.C.

Playing Position

Winger, Defender, Midfielder

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Bukayo Saka as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2022Bukayo Saka as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2022
Bukayo Saka as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2022 (Bukayo Saka / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Bukayo has dated –

  1. Tolami Benson (2021–Present)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He is of Nigerian (Yoruba) descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Side-cropped, afro hair
  • Cheerful smile
  • Sports a thin mustache

Religion

Christianity

Brand Endorsements

He has been sponsored by New Balance Athletics, Inc., one of the world’s major sports footwear and apparel manufacturers.

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Bukayo Saka as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2022Bukayo Saka as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2022
Bukayo Saka as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2022 (Bukayo Saka / Instagram)

Bukayo Saka Facts

  1. His name, Bukayo, in the Yoruba language, means ‘adding to the happiness’.
  2. A child prodigy, he started his youth career with a local club called Greenford Celtic before joining Watford F.C. He then became a part of Arsenal F.C.‘s youth system in 2008 as a 7-year-old. He would stay in that system until 2018 when he joined the club’s senior team.
  3. When he made his Premier League (the highest level of the men’s English soccer league system) debut in January 2019, he became the first player born in the 21st century to play in a Premier League match.
  4. He was named Arsenal F.C.‘s ‘Player of the Season’ following both the 2020–21 and the 2021–22 seasons. He became the first person to win this award in successive seasons after Thierry Henry (2003 and 2004).
  5. In December 2021, he became the second youngest player, only behind Nicolas Anelka, to have scored 10 Premier League goals for Arsenal F.C.
  6. He was named ‘England’s Men’s Player of the Year’ for the 2021–22 season. He became the first Arsenal F.C. player to have won this honor.
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