[People Profile] All We Know About Mason Greenwood Biography, Career, Family, Networth
Mason Will John Greenwood born 1 October 2001 is an English professional footballer who plays the position of forward with Premier League club Manchester United.
Through the system of youth, Greenwood scored in a UEFA Europa League match against Astana in September of this year and became the club’s youngest goal scorer in European competition, at 17 years of age and 353 days. The first time he made his senior international debut for England was in September of 2020, during an UEFA Nations League game against Iceland.
Profiling Mason " Will John " GreenwoodA Quick Glance At Mason " Will John " Greenwood
|Full Names||Mason " Will John " Greenwood|
|Place of birth||Bradford, West Yorkshire, England|
|Date Of Birth||1 October 2001|
|State of Origin||Bradford, West Yorkshire, England|
|Current team||Manchester United|
2007–2018 Manchester United
2018– Manchester United
2015 England U15
2017–2018 England U17
2018 England U18
2019– England U21
|Salary||£74,000 per week|
|Net Worth||£1.20 Million|
In the month of January 2022, Greenwood was detained on suspicion of assault and rape on one woman. He was also arrested just a few days later, he was charged with allegations of assault on a woman and threat to commit murder. Greenwood hasn’t played with, or played in any of his clubs or the national team since that time.
Early in the career
Greenwood was signed by Manchester United at the age of six and was a player in the club’s developmental school in Halifax. After making it through the ranks of the academy Greenwood was a part of the under-18 team for the 2017-18 season although he was not allowed to play for the Under-16s and was named the most prolific scorer in the U18 Premier League North with 17 goals in 21 games. In May, Greenwood was named Player of the Tournament when the U18 team took home the ICGT Trophy in the Netherlands.
Season 2018-19: The debut season
In July, Greenwood travelled with the first team for their preseason tour through in the United States. On July 20 Greenwood made his competitive debut as a substitute in the 76th minute for a 1-1 draw with Club America. 2. Oct., Greenwood made his professional debut with his club. He was signed in the month of December. was picked as a substitute by Jose Mourinho to train with the first team prior to the UEFA Champions League match against Valencia.
On the 6th of March, 2019 under the direction by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Greenwood made his debut in the competitive arena as a substitute in the 87th minute of a 3-1 win over Paris Saint Germain in the Champions League. At seventeen years, 156 daysold, Greenwood became the second youngest player to ever represent the club in an European competition, behind only Norman Whiteside and the youngest ever to play in his Champions League era. The following day the player was able to make his Premier League debut from the bench in the 2-0 defeat to Arsenal to be one of the club’s most youthful league debutants.
On May 7, Greenwood was named Premier League 2 Player of the Month for April. At the conclusion his season, he was awarded the Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year award, which is presented every year to the top player of the youth team of the club. On the 12th of May on the last date of the campaign Greenwood made his first appearance as a senior in the club’s 2 -0 loss to Cardiff City.
2019-20 season The first team to break through
Greenwood’s debut United goal was scored in the Europa League opener against Kazakh team Astana on September 19th. He was scoring the sole goal in the game to become United’s youngest goal scorer in European competition, at 17 years of age three days. On November 7 Greenwood scored the United’s 3-0 victory over Partizan Belgrade, qualifying them to play in the knockout phase of the tournament. On the 24th of November, Greenwood scored his first goal in the league during a draw of 3-3 against Sheffield United. On December 12, Greenwood scored two goals and won a penalty in the last match during the Europa League group stage against AZ Alkmaar. Manchester United won the game 4-1 and finished first in their group.
On the 11th of January, 2020, despite failing to score in three games, Greenwood scored once in the 4-0 victory over Norwich City. 15 days after, he scored his debut FA Cup goal as United defeated Tranmere Rovers by a score of 6-0. Greenwood scored another goal within four weeks, scoring in a 3-0 victory against Watford. On the 12th of March Greenwood made it five European goal in the 5-0 victory over LASK of Austria and became one of the youngest players to have scored five or more goals in one European year for United.
After a suspension of three months of football due to the COVID-19 virus, Greenwood played in all the United’s games until 9 July 2020. Greenwood failed to net in the initial three games, but scored four goals in the following three games, including the brace in a 5-1 victory against Bournemouth on July 4. Following that the game, he was able to score in the game against Aston Villa; making him only the fourth player under 19 to score during three straight Premier League appearances and the first time since Francis Jeffers did so for Everton in 1999.
Season 2020-21: 11
After sporting the number 26 during his breakout season in the year 2019, Greenwood was given the number 11 shirt by Manchester United on 4 September 2020. Greenwood was among a prestigious group of players wearing 11 as their number, most notable of which was Ryan Giggs, a fellow academy graduate who left the club from the club in 2014. He was also the most prolific player to make appearances for United with 963 appearances. On the 22nd of September Greenwood made his debut goal for the club in a 3-1 win away against Luton Town in the third round of the EFL Cup. On October 28, Greenwood scored his first goal in the UEFA Champions League in a victory of 5-0 against RB Leipzig; the goal was his first shot in the tournament. On December 5 Greenwood scored his first goal for the league in a 3-1 win away over West Ham United.
On the 24th of January, 2021 Greenwood recorded his very first FA Cup goal of the season during a 3-2 victory at home against arch-rivals Liverpool at the end of the Fourth Round. Two Februarys ago, Greenwood played a full 90 minutes in Manchester United’s Premier League record-equalling 9-0 home victory over Southampton. On April 4 Greenwood ended the four-month drought of goals in the league by scoring the winning goal at Brighton & Hove Albion which finished 2-1 at home. Greenwood was a star in April, scoring four goals in the league in just four games and scored a brace in the match against Burnley. He was awarded the first time he was nominated for Premier League Player of the Month, which was won by his teammate Jesse Lingard who was on loan at West Ham. On April 29, Greenwood scored his first goal in the UEFA Europa League for the season against Roma in the first game of the semi-finals, in a 6-2 win at home.
On the 9th of May, Greenwood continued his fine scoring form by scoring at Aston Villa in a 3-1 away victory. The following day, Greenwood scored against Leicester City and was assisted by Amad Diallo in a 2-1 loss. this marked the first occasion in the past 15 years that the teen assisted another player for the Premier League goal. On the 26th of May, Greenwood played in his first cup final, in the 2021 Europa League against Villarreal at the Stadion Gdansk. Greenwood played for 100 minutes prior to being substituted during the first period of extra time . For Fred the game was at a 1-1 draw before the game went to penalties that ended with 12-11 for Villareal.
On August 14, 2021 Greenwood made his debut goal for the year during the 5-1 win against Leeds at Manchester United’s first game for 2021-22 Premier League season. On August 29, Greenwood scored the goal which secured a 1-0 win against Wolverhampton Wanderers, becoming the second player of Premier League history after Robbie Fowler to score in all of his team’s three opening games of the season, and was instrumental in United beat the record for winning the most consecutive away games undefeated in English football history , with 28. On the 8th of December, Greenwood scored his first goal of the 2021-22 Champions League against BSC Young Boys in the 1-1 draw that was played for the interim manager Ralf Rangnick’s debut Champions League game with the club.
Greenwood has been a part of the England under-17 team , making six appearances during 2017-18. He played in the team at the Algarve Tournament in Portugal.
On the 30th of August, 2019 Greenwood was selected for the England under-21 squad for the first time. He made his debut in the 59th minute substitute in the 3-2 victory against Turkey on the 6th of September, training for the 2021 European Under-21 Championship. On the 19th of November Greenwood made his debut for England’s U21’s making it 2-1 with the Netherlands in a match that England ended up losing with a score of 2-1.
On August 25, 2021, Greenwood was named in the England senior squad for the first time. Greenwood made his debut 5 September, in a 1-0 away victory over Iceland in the 2021 UEFA Nations League A match and was a substitute in the 78th minute. On September 7, Greenwood, along with England teammate Phil Foden, was withdrawn from the England team for violating COVID-19’s quarantine guidelines in Iceland when they left the area of the hotel the England team was staying in. reports from the media claimed that Greenwood as well as Foden had a conversation with two women in a different area within the hotel.
Despite his excellent beginning to the season 2020-21 in which he scored three goals in three matches, Greenwood was not selected for the September 2021 World Cup Qualifiers for England by manager Gareth Southgate who stated, “He is in our thoughts, I’ve spoken with him and his club, he is a player we really like. We are all very conscious that he makes the progression at the right time.”
The style of the game
Greenwood started the career of a middlefielder, but slowly he became a centre forward. Greenwood is often a player in the right-hand side in the team of Manchester United, as well moving to the centre of the field to play as a second striker whenever the ball is fed to the penalty zone. In his early days many of his goals saw him dropping his shoulder or cutting the ball in order to move it onto his left foot prior to scoring. He often reverses his shot, aiming at the far post from the left side in the field.
In May 2018 In May 2018, an ex- Manchester United player Clayton Blackmore stated: “He’s great on the ball and very good with both feet. He’s the first person I’ve seen that takes penalties and free-kicks with his wrong foot. I’ve never come across anyone like that!” In March of 2019 the former academy head coach Mark Senior said: “People says he’s like the new Robin van Persie but I don’t know. I think he’s his own man. I’ve not seen another player like him. His style means his pace is deceptive because he is absolutely rapid.”
In July of 2019, Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer The Manchester United manager praised Greenwood on their pre-season tour and said: “He can play all of the three positions on the front or in the front four positions in the case of the number 10, number 7 as well as number 11, and nine. Greenwood is a natural footballer using his left foot moving in with his right foot, but he has two feet and is able to play in any direction on the front. It’s just an ordinary. When he gets the penalty by using his right foot, then does it with his lefthand, free-kicks using his left, free-kicks using his right. He’s about what is referred to as 50:50 or 51:49 left-footed.