The untold story of Kyle Walker

The untold story of Kyle Walker
The untold story of Kyle Walker

Here are some facts you need to know about Kyle Walker

Kyle Walker (Full Name – Kyle Andrew Walker) is an English right-back born on 28th May, 1990 in Sheffield, United Kingdom. His father’s name is Michael Walker and mother is Tracey Walker.

Childhood

Kyle was born in a low-middle-class-family and started his carrier at Sheffield United. Playing against the club Burnley in 2008-09 Championship play-off final, he became the youngest player to appear at Wembley.

Career

Kyle’s first club was Sheffield United where he became one of the best players of the club.

In 2009, he along with his friend Kyle Naughton moved to Tottenham Hotspur for a combined fee of 9 million euros. He made his debut for Spurs against Portsmouth.

Later, he was sent on loan to Queen Park Rangers due to injuries at the club. He helped Park Rangers to win the 2010-11 Football League Championship.

In 2012 he was named as the PFA Young Player of the year as well as was named in the PFA Team of the Year.

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Walker signed a five-year contract with Manchester City in July 2017, for a transfer fee of 50 million euros.

On 12th August 2017, he made his debut for Man City. He won the 2018 EFL Cup with Man City, defeating Arsenal by 3-0 at Wembley Stadium. The 30 year old signed a new contract with Man City in 2019.

Kyle Walker
Kyle Walker

The right-back has represented England in U-19 category. He has competed in the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, 2018 World Cup and 2018-19 UEFA nations League.

Awards & Achievements

  • 3X PREMIER LEAGUE
  • 1X ENGLISH FA CUP
  • 4X EFL CUP
  • 2X FA COMMUNITY SHIELD

Personal Life

Walker is in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend Annie Kilner since 2011. The couple is blessed with two kids, Roman Walker and Riann Walker.

After 9 years, they both separated after Annie found him cheating her with a reality TV star.