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Benjamin William White: Current Club, Height, Wife, Nationality, Net Worth, Children, Parents, Siblings, Age, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, News, Occupation, Achievements, Wikipedia, Podcast.

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Biography

Benjamin William White was born on the 8th of October 1997 to the family of Barry White and Carole White in Poole, United Kingdom. He is an English professional footballer. He plays the role of a defender for Premier League club Arsenal and the England national football team. White focuses mainly on center-back, he can as well play as a right-back.

White started his senior club career at age eighteen (18) in 2016 with Brighton & Hove Albion. He spent time with Newport County, Peterborough United, and Leeds United on successive loans between 2016 and 2019. He subsequently played in the four professional English leagues and won the Championship with Leeds. After a season with Brighton, White was the subject of a club record association football transfer when he signed for Arsenal in 2021 in a transfer worth up to £50 million, becoming their most expensive defender.

White made his senior international appearance for England in 2021 at the age of Twenty-three (23), and was selected as part of their squads for UEFA Euro 2020 and the 2022 FIFA World Cup. White is known as a ball playing centre-back with good technical outstanding ability and was also praised by former manager Michael Flynn for his tough tackling style, White can also play as a defensive midfielder or as a right-back. White describes his own style as a “cool” and “calm” player. White is also known for his surging forward runs with the ball helping create quick counterattacks from deep. Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta described White as “brave”, “really talented” and a “fighter”, adding: “He trains like he’s playing the Champions League final. That’s why he’s come a long way in such a short time in his career.

Full Name:Benjamin William White
Current club:Premier League club Chelsea and England national football team.
Born:October 8, 1997
Place of Birth:Poole, United Kingdom
Nationality:British
Height:6 feet 0 inches
Parents:Barry White (father) and Carole White (mother)
Siblings:Ellie White
Wife • Spouse:Milly Adams
Zodiac sign: Libra
Children: N/A
Occupation:Football player
Net Worth:$6 million.
Achievements: EFL Championship: 2019–2020
UEFA European Championship runner-up: 2020
PFA Team of the Year: 2019–2020 Championship
Newport County Player of the Year Award: 2017–2018
Leeds United Young Player of the Season: 2019–2020
Brighton & Hove Albion Player of the Season: 2020–2021

Early Life & Education

Benjamin William White was born on the 8th of October 1997 to the family of Barry White and Carole White in Poole, United Kingdom.

White started football as a very young age before joining Southampton during his youth days and was later released to join senior club at age eighteen (18) in 2016 with Brighton & Hove Albion, after eight years at the club. He spent time with Newport County, Peterborough United, and Leeds United on successive loans between 2016 and 2019. He subsequently played in the four professional English leagues and won the Championship with Leeds. After a season with Brighton, White was the subject of a club record association football transfer when he signed for Arsenal in 2021 in a transfer worth up to £50 million, becoming their most expensive defender.

White’s childhood was memorable as he attends Queen Elizabeth’s School in Wimborne. his father was a gardener and a builder whereas his mother was a homemaker. he grew up with his only sibling, Ellie White.

Personal Life

White is allegedly in a serious relationship with Milly Adams. Both lovers meet somewhere in January 2022 and have been together since then, although they doesn’t like public affairs. White’s girlfriend, Milly Adams was born in Hertfordshire in England, they are both British.

Career

White started his youth career at Southampton. he was released at the age of sixteen (16), after eight years at the club. He was signed by Brighton & Hove Albion, following interest from Bristol City and Leicester City, where he initially joined their academy.

On 6 August 2016, during the first league match of the 2016–2017 season, White was an unused substitute in a 0–0 draw away to Derby County. White made his professional football appearance three days later on 9 August, playing the entire game of the first round EFL Cup match in a 4–0 home victory over Colchester United. White continued to be an unused substitute in the next three league games against Nottingham Forest, Rotherham United and Reading. His second start for Brighton came in the next round of the EFL Cup again playing the whole match away against Oxford United on 23 August, where Brighton won 4–2. White was once again an unused substitute on 18 March 2017, this time against Leeds United. White also appeared 3 times during the EFL Trophy before Brighton U21s were eliminated in round three by Coventry City.

On 1 August 2017, White signed for League Two club Newport County on loan until the end of the 2017–2018 season in what was described by manager Michael Flynn as a “big coup for the club.” White made his appearance for Newport on 8 August 2017 in a 2–0 victory over Southend United in the first round of the EFL Cup. He made his appearance on 12 August 2017 in a 1–1 draw versus Crewe Alexandra. White scored his first career goal on 21 November for Newport against Barnet in a 2–1 home defeat.

On 7 January 2018, White started for Newport in a 2–1 home win over Championship club Leeds United in the FA Cup third round, which meant Newport progressed to the FA Cup fourth round for the first time since the 1978–79 FA Cup. In the following round, Newport were drawn at home to Premier League team Tottenham Hotspur. On 27 January 2018, White started the match as Newport drew 1–1 to force a replay at Tottenham’s temporary home ground Wembley Stadium, with White praised for his performance against Harry Kane.

On 15 March 2018, White won the South Wales Argus Player of the Year Award for Newport for the 2017–2018 season. At the awards ceremony, manager Michael Flynn described White as “the best loan signing the club has ever made.”

On 30 July 2021, White signed for Premier League club Arsenal for £50 million. He made his debut on 13 August, in the opening game of the 2021–2022 Premier League season, starting and playing the whole of the 2–0 defeat at Premier League newcomers Brentford. White missed Arsenal’s next match on 22 August, a home fixture against London rivals Chelsea, due to a positive COVID-19 test. He eventually made his home appearance at the Emirates Stadium after returning on 11 September, helping keep a clean sheet in a 1–0 victory over Norwich City for the club’s first league win of the season.

White played in his first North London derby against Tottenham Hotspur on 26 September, he played the whole match where Arsenal took all three points in the 3–1 home victory. On 2 October, White made his first return to Falmer Stadium since leaving Brighton where he started and played the full match for Arsenal in the 0–0 draw with his former club.

During the 2022–2023 season, White saw his position being moved to right-back, changing from his usual position at centre-back from the previous season. On 4 March 2023, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3–2 home win over Bournemouth, scoring a volley in the 70th minute.

On 25 May 2021, White was named in England’s provisional 33-man squad for UEFA Euro 2020, with the tournament taking place in the summer of 2021 due to the previous year’s postponement as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was White’s first ever call-up to the national team at any level. He was one of seven players cut from the squad on 1 June, although the players who were cut remained in the squad for the two warm up games against Austria and Romania. White made his England qappearance coming on as a substitute, replacing Jack Grealish in the 1–0 victory over Austria at the Riverside Stadium on 2 June. He cleared a shot from Alessandro Schöpf off the line, preventing a late equaliser. He became the fifth Brighton player to play for England, and the second in just under three years after Albion team mate and captain Lewis Dunk was capped in November 2018. White made his first start in the second and final warm up match on 6 June, playing the whole match in the 1–0 victory over Romania, again played at the Riverside Stadium.

On 7 June 2021, White was named in the 26-man squad for Euro 2020 as a replacement for the injured Trent Alexander-Arnold. White remained unused in the tournament where England finished as runners-up in the Championships.
On 10 November 2022, White was named in England’s 26-man squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. On 30 November, He left the tournament for personal reasons and was not expected to return.

Net Worth

Benjamin William White has worked as a Footballer right from youth. he has accumulated a satisfactory fortune from playing football. Benjamin William White has an astonished net worth of $6 million.

Social Media

Benjamin William White as humble and hardworking as he is discovered that he also has some social media platforms where he can be connected.

  • @Benjamin William White (@benwhite9) is his Instagram handle.
  • @Benjamin William White (@ben6white) is his Twitter handle.

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