[People Profile] All We Know About Ryan Sessegnon Biography, Career, Family, Networth
Kouassi Ryan Sessegnon, born the 18th of May, 2000. He was an English professional footballer who plays the position of left-winger or left-back with Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur.
Profiling Kouassi ” Ryan” Sessegnon
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|Full Names||Kouassi Ryan Sessegnon|
|Place of birth||Roehampton, England|
|Date Of Birth||18 May 2000|
|State of Origin||Roehampton, England|
|position||Left winger, left-back|
|Current team||Tottenham Hotspur|
2019– Tottenham Hotspur
2020–2021 → 1899 Hoffenheim (loan)
2015–2016 England U16
2016 England U17
2016–2017 England U19
|Salary||£53,000 per week|
|Net Worth||£16 Million|
Sessegnon was a breakthrough player when he joined the Fulham senior team in the year the year 2016 when he was just 16. He immediately made an impact and became the first footballer born in the decade 2000 to score an goal in a first-team game of the elite English leagues, as well as one of the youngest players to be scored by in the Championship match. In 2017-18, his 2nd season, Sessegnon assisted Fulham climb into the Premier League via the play-offs with 15 goals, as well as receiving numerous awards for his personal achievements. He played in 120 games and scored 25,25 goals in the league for Fulham before moving to Tottenham for the PS25 million transfer fee in the year 2019.
Career and early life
He was born at Roehampton, Greater London into a family that is of Beninese origin. He is a twin brother to Steven who is a player for Fulham and their older sibling, Chris, is a semi-professional soccer player. Sessegnon is also a relative of Beninese professional football player Stephane Sessegnon.
As a kid, Sessegnon, alongside brother Steven played for the local team Wandgas FC. In 2008 at the age of nine, the two were signed by Fulham at first, and then joined their under-9s team. At first, he was a central striker during his youth He was later changed to a left-back position as his advanced. He has mentioned other left-sided players Luke Shaw and Gareth Bale as the players whom he admired when he was a kid and has said that “when Shaw was playing at Southampton the left-back was his position and I was awestruck watching him run through the wing, scoring goals and score goals, so I’m sure I’m trying to be like him.’
Sessegnon was a student at Coombe Boys school located in New Malden, London, close to Fulham’s Motspur Park training ground. With his brothers playing being part of Coombe’s team Coombe Boys won youth competitions such as that was the PlayStation Schools’ Cup of ESFA twice, in 2014 and 2015. Ryan scoring two goals in the final of the 2015 competition. In the 2015-16 season, Sessegnon was an integral part of Fulham’s under-18 team despite being only 15 years old.
When he first started his training with the first team at the age of 15 at the time, in March of this year Sessegnon was elevated into the squad of senior players by the manager at the time of year Slavisa Jokanovic in the 2016-17 preseason. Sessegnon scored his first senior goal on the 19th of July in a friendly 3-0 victory against Brighton as well as Hove Albion.
On August 9 Sessegnon made his debut debut in the EFL Cup match against Leyton The Orient at the age of 16 and 81 days. On the 16th of August Sessegnon made his debut for the league in an EFL Cup Championship fixture in a Championship match against Leeds United in a 1-1 draw. On the 20th of August He scored his first goal in professional football in a league game in a match against Cardiff City, becoming the first professional footballer from the English leagues born in the decade 2000 to score an goal in a first-team game , and the first player in history to score a goal in the context of a Championship match. He scored the winner in the day of his FA Cup debut, also against Cardiff on January 8 making him among the youngest goal scorers to score in history of this tournament.
On March 11, Sessegnon scored twice in an away game against League champions Newcastle United in which ex- Newcastle players Alan Shearer praising his performance as “brilliant”In all, Sessegnon made 30 appearances in all competitions, and scored in the second stage of Fulham’s playoff semi-final defeat to Reading and scored seven goals. He also was included as a member of the PFA Championship Team of the Year. He was the tiniest player to ever be included.
On August 8, 2019, Sessegnon joined Tottenham Hotspur on a five-year-deal with an option of a one-year extension. The contract was said at PS25 million. It also included Josh Onomah go to Fulham. Due to an injury, Sessegnon was unable to not play at Tottenham until the start of November. He was brought on in the final minute of injury time during a game against Everton that ended in a draw. He made his Champions League debut came in the following game, where he was on the bench in the match against Red Star Belgrade and assisted with a goal scored by Christian Eriksen. He made his debut in the Tottenham shirt during the Champions League away against Bayern Munich in December. There, He scored the first strike for Tottenham and became one of the most youthful Spurs goal scorer in the Champions League game.
1899 Hoffenheim (loan)
On October 5, 2020 Sessegnon was signed by 1899 Hoffenheim on a loan agreement for the duration of the season. Hoffenheim Fans voted the as the player of the month in November.
As of 2016, the player was within an age group in order to play for England at the U17 Euros. The goal was his debut for the England under-19s in a match against Luxembourg in an European Under-19 Championship qualifier on 10 November 2016. He scored two goals in the 2-0 victory.
On the 26th of June, 2017, Sessegnon made it as the 18-man final squad of the Euro U19s finals. He scored three goals and two goals in a 4-1 victory against Germany in the finals. He finished the tournament with the joint top scorer after England were crowned champions only the second time. Then, he was selected to the team of the tournament.
At the age of 17, Sessegnon made his debut for the England Under-21s on the 27th of March 2018, in a 2 – 1 European Under-21 Championship qualifier win against Ukraine.
On the 27th of May Sessegnon was named in England’s 23-man squad to play in the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.
Guinness World Record
On May 27, 2019 Sessegnon has achieved his Guinness World Records title of ‘Fastest time to strike both football goal posts as well as the crossbar’ in only 7.75 seconds.