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Jesse Lingard's background

Jesse Ellis Lingard is an English professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Manchester United and the English national football team. Born on 15th December 1992, Lingard is capable of playing as a right winger for the club. The 25-year-old player is rated at € 25,00 Million in January 2018 after undergoing a major improvement under Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho.

Lingard was born in Warrington, Cheshire and enrolled in Manchester United's youth academy at the age of seven. Moving through the ranks in the youth team, he was a part of the Manchester United team that won the 2010–11 FA Youth Cup.

Jesse Lingard's childhood and early life

Jesse Lingard was born in Warrington, Cheshire, on December 15, 1992, in an average English family. His enrolment at the ‘William Beamont Community High School’ intensified his love for football as a kid, which reached another level as he grew up. As a toddler, he played football just for fun, without being aware of how it would shape his destiny.

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Jesse Lingard as a child was a very excited football player. He would often get restless without football. He was seen excelling in all football activities at school and there fore he was made to join Penketh Academy and he was even known to be the best left footed and skilled footballer at that time.

His family includes his parents Along with his younger brother and sister. His brother who goes by the name of Jasper and younger sister who goes by the name of Daisy. The two younger siblings have been living with Jesse Lingard due to the terrible situation his mother Rebbeca Halliday has been facing lately. It reportedly has seem to be the reason he claims that his performance has been down stream lately.

Noticing his passion for the game, his parents got him enrolled at the ‘Penketh United’ academy. Jesse performed brilliantly there, which made his parents decide to send him to a better youth academy. ‘Manchester United’ seemed to be the logical choice. Thus, at the age of 7, Jesse was practicing with the most well-known youth academy in the country. Having learnt the basics from ‘Penketh,’ Jesse improved rapidly in his game.

He played among many youth ranks throughout his formative years at the academy. He idolized Andrés Iniesta and tried imitating his style of football. He was usually one of the shortest players in all his teams, but that did not stop the left-footed footballer from leaving a solid impression.

He finally got his big break in the ‘FA Youth Cup’ of the 2010–2011 season, which became the ultimate litmus test for Jesse to score a professional contract with ‘Manchester United.’ In the summer of 2011, a professional contract was offered to him, bringing Jesse closer to his childhood dream of being a regular in the main squad of ‘Manchester United.’

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Jesse Lingard's net worth

As of 2017, the hero of the Old Trafford, Jesse Lingard has an estimated net worth around $15 million. He has earned his wealth widely through his professional career as a professional footballer. Till the date, the footballer has played for several renowned clubs including Leicester City, Birmingham City, and Derby County.

Currently, he is signed to Manchester United, where he earns £75,000-per-week but had just £25,000-per-week until last year. His yearly salary is around £4 million and earns more from the endorsement deals. His major endorsement deal is with Adidas signed in 2016.

Jesse Lingard owns several luxurious cars at current. His extended contract with Manchester United has made him earn a very good amount. He has bought a Bentley GT car worth £200,000. Moreover, he also has £120,000 worth Range Rover Sports SVR £80,000 Mercedes C63S AMG and Range Rover Sports V8, which is valued at £96,000.
Jesse prefers a lavish lifestyle.

Jesse Lingard is considered to be a very jovial person and like to enjoy every moment in his life. He has always been seeing clubbing and partying with his buddies in his free time. Jesse Lingard also has a very lavish taste for the type of things he does. He loves spending time with his best friends and buddies whenever he is in his home town.

It is also evident from his social media handle that he loves to explore new places and live in expensive and lavish hotels and resorts.

Jesse Lingard has reportedly said that he loves spending time with his buddies playing video games.

So much so that the young football was influenced by the video games that he decided to pick out some significant moves and use them as his goal celebration.

Jesse Lingard's personal life: Dumping girlfriend for his football boot

Jesse Lingard is said to have had a very complicated relationship with his former girlfriend Emma. Emma is five years elder to Jesse Lingard and reportedly says that she had always supported Jesse Lingard throughout his journey into becoming a famous star that he is today.

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So much so, she even says that she gave up her job and wasted her time taking care of him because she claims to have truly loved him and she always says that she thought he was the one and that they would soon get married.

Jesse Lingard's football career

On 6th November 2012, Lingard moved to then Championship side Leicester City on loan for a month. He made his competitive debut the same day in a 0–0 stalemate away to Bolton Wanderers, coming on as an 85th-minute substitute. His loan was then extended until 2nd January 2013 and made a total of 5 appearances for the club.

He made 3 appearances for the England Under-17 in 2008 and 11 appearances for England Under-21 before making his senior debut for the Three Lions against Malta, starting on the left wing as England won 2–0 after an appearance in the bench against France in November 2015.

Rise to glory

He was included in the 2013 preseason for Manchester United and scored his first couple of goals against the A-League All Stars in Sydney on 20th July which was the first goal for Manchester United after the Ferguson Era.

He also scored against Yokohama F. Marinos and Kitchee SC to finish the tour as the top scorer with four goals in as many matches.

Lingard joined Birmingham City on a month's loan on 19 September and went straight into the starting eleven for the Championship match against Sheffield Wednesday at St Andrew's two days later. He scored a hat-trick in just 13 minutes and finished the match with a 4-1 win with all coming from his boots.

He returned to his parent club on 11th January 2014 as an unused substitute against Swansea City.

On 27th February 2014, Lingard joined another Championship club, Brighton & Hove Albion, on a 3-month loan. He scored his first goal for the club on 8th April, in a 4–1 win over his former club Leicester City. He made a total of 15 matches for the club scoring 3 goals.

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His 2014-15 season saw his debut for Manchester United as he featured against Swansea City in the Premier League opener which was cut short to only 24 minutes due to an injury.

On 7th November 2015, Lingard scored his first senior goal for Manchester United in a 2–0 home win over West Bromwich Albion.

On 21st May 2016, Lingard scored the winning goal for Manchester United the in the 2016 FA Cup Final against Crystal Palace, having come on as a second-half substitute for Juan Mata.

He made a total of 40 appearances for the club that season scoring 6 goals that season. Lingard scored the opening goal as Manchester United beat Premier League champions Leicester City 2–1 to win the 2016, FA Community Shield.

On 23rd March 2018, Lingard scored his first goal for the three lions in a friendly match as England triumphed the Netherlands to a 1–0.

Club career

Jesse Lingard began his career with Manchester United in 2011 and made loan moves to Leicester City in the 2012-13 season where he featured in 5 matches, followed by a move to Birmingham City where he played 13 matches scoring 6 goals and to Brighton & Hove Albion in 2014 playing 15 matches for the club. On 2nd February 2015, Lingard joined Championship club Derby County on loan until the end of the season and was a part of the playing XI in for 14 matches.

Jesse has a best friend in his very own team.

The youngster is said to be having a best friend in his very own team.

That’s right, the duo. Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard are lethal when it comes to their duo in the United’s Attacking regime. Both of them share a very share and unique bond. They have always been seen taking a quiz about each other on Youtube during the pre-season tours and tournaments. The duo is known for their bromance in the United dressing room.

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