[People Profile] All We Know About Yunus Musah, biography, Career, Family, Networth
Yunus Dimoara Musah was born on 29th November 2002 was an American professional soccer player who is a player in the La Liga club Valencia and the United States national team. He mostly plays as an winger on the right and as central midfielder.
He was raised within the United States to Ghanaian parents He grew up within Italy as well as England. He was an international player in the youth ranks for England before making the move his life to United States in 2021.
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|Full Names||Yunus Dimoara Musah|
|Place of birth||New York City, New York, United States|
|Date Of Birth||November 29, 2002|
|State of Origin||New York City, New York, United States|
2019–2020 Valencia B
2016–2017 England U15
2017–2018 England U16
2018–2019 England U17
2019 England U18
2020– United States
|Salary||£8,300,000 per week|
|Net Worth||$1 million.|
Musah is a native of New York City while his Ghanaian mother was away on vacation to his home in the United States. His father is too Ghanaian. He emigrated to Italy shortly after birth, and settled within Castelfranco Veneto and later starting his professional career at Giorgione Calcio 2000. In 2012, aged nine, he relocated into London where he joined the Arsenal Academy.
The summer of the year 2019 Musah was signed by Valencia at the age of 16 He was assigned to reserve team of Segunda Division B. The player made debut in the B-team at 16 on the 15th of September, 2019 with a draw that was 0-0 at home with CF La Nucia. The youngster scored his debut goal for the senior team on the 1st March of 2020, scoring the team’s only goal in their defeat 2-1 at Gimnastic de Tarragona.
After the introduction of the new manager Javi Gracia to Valencia’s first squad, Musah spent the 2020 season with the team’s main squad. At the age of 17 and eight months old, Musah made his debut team and La Liga debut on September 13 of that year. He started with a win at home of 4-2 with Levante UD. By doing this he became the first Englishman as well as the first American to play in the La Liga club.
On the 1st of November, 2020 at the age of 17 and 338 day, Musah scored the goal in a 2-2 draw with Getafe CF, becoming the most talented player of non-Spanish origin in history to have scored for Valencia and beating the previous record held by Lee Kang-inwho was just 18 and 219 days. In the month following was when he signed an extension to his contract for Valencia to 2026. On the 16th of December, in the opening stage of the Copa del Rey, he was on the pitch with just the remaining time from Tercera Division club Terrassa FC and scored a goal equalizing when his team was defeated 4-2 following extra time.
For the 2021-22 Copa del Rey, Musah scored wins against CD Utrillas and CD Arenteiro in the first round. In the final, on the 23rd of April, Musah took over Dimitri Fulquier after an hour-long draw with Real Betis and was the only player to fail in the shoot-out for penalty points.
As a youngster, Musah was eligible to play for the United States, Ghana, Italy as well as England. He made his debut international as England’s under-15s’ captain in 2016 and later represented England at the level of under-18. He was also selected to the under-19 team for the upcoming October, 2020. A Musah penalty brought England’s under-18s to a drawing against Brazil’s Under-17s the 8th of September in 2019, and he was able to score an important score against the Austrian under-18s, on October 16th, 2019, which saw England winning 3-1. In all, Musah played more than 30 times for England at the youth level.
On the 2nd of November in 2020 Musah was selected to join the United States senior squad to take part in friendly matches with Wales and Panama in the following month. It was an overwhelmingly Europe-based team, which comprised 10 first-time selections with an average age of 21. Musah was approached through The United States Soccer Federation through Nico Estevez, a United States assistant manager with relations in Valencia CF having previously managed their reserve and youth team for eight seasons. Musah made his international debut for the senior team on the 11th of November at 0-0 with Wales in the Liberty Stadium in Swansea. He was then part of the 6-1 win against Panama on the 16th of November.
Despite Musah playing with his country in the United States at senior level, England senior manager Gareth Southgate stated that he will try to convince Musah to stay committed to playing for England for the long-term and stated: “We’re monitoring him. He’s been here for the past couple of months, and we’d wish for his future to remain in our hands. “[44 England Under-21 coach Aidy Boothroyd added: “I am hopeful we will have him playing in the U21s in the near future. I’m not
sure if he has decided to do so. I’m sure he hasn’t as I believe that it’s likely that if he came to the United States and saw what we’re all about , he’d be very happy.” In the meantime, United States management continued to keep in touch with Musah following his November USMNT camp and the assistant manager Nico Estevez in day-to-day contact and the manager Gregg Berhalter holding conversations with Musah and his family.
In the beginning in 2021 Musah had been reported to be unsure regarding the nation he would represent for the rest of his life. On March 15, 2021 Musah officially announced his intention for United States of America. United States internationally.