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Daniel Tackie Mensah Welbeck: Current Club, Height, Wife, Nationality, Net Worth, Children, Parents, Siblings, Age, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, News, Occupation, Achievements, Wikipedia, Podcast

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Biography

Daniel Tackie Mensah Welbeck was born on 26th November 1990 to the family of Victor Welbeck and Elizabeth Welbeck in Longsight, Manchester, United Kingdom.
He is an English professional footballer. He plays the role of a forwarder for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion.

Welbeck made found his path through the youth teams at Manchester United before making his senior appearance in 2008 and scoring in the process.

He was with United when they won the 2008–2009 League Cup and the 2008 FIFA Club World Cup before being sent on loan spells with Preston North End and Sunderland.

From the 2011–2012 season, Welbeck was a regular figure in the Manchester United first team. He was transferred to Arsenal in September 2014 for a rumored £16 million fee.

In August 2019, Welbeck joined Watford, following his release by Arsenal at the end of the previous season, before joining Brighton & Hove Albion a year later.

Welbeck made his appearance for the England national team in March 2011 in a 1–1 friendly draw against Ghana.

On 2 June 2012, He scored his first senior international goal, the only goal in a friendly victory over Belgium.
Welbeck has gone on to represent England at UEFA Euro 2012, the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2018 FIFA World Cup, earning a total number of forty-two (42) caps.

Full Name:Daniel Tackie Mensah Welbeck
Current club:Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion
Born:November 26, 1990
Place of Birth:Longsight, Manchester, United Kingdom
Nationality:Ghanian
Height:6 feet 0 inches
Parents:Victor Welbeck (father) and Elizabeth Welbeck (mother)
Siblings:Chris Welbeck
Wife • Ex-Spouse:Opeoluwa
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
Children: N/A
Occupation:Football player
Net Worth:$17 million.
Achievements: Premier League -2012/2013, Football League Cup -2008/2009, 2009/2010, FA Community Shield -2011,2013, FIFA Club World Cup -2008, FA Cup -2016/2017,
FA Community Shield -2017, EFL Cup runner-up -2017/2018,
UEFA Europa League runner-up -2018/2019,
UEFA European Under-19 Championship runner-up -2009,
Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year -2007–2008.

Early Life & Education

Daniel Tackie Mensah Welbeck was born on 26th November 1990 to the family of Victor Welbeck and Elizabeth Welbeck in Longsight, Manchester, United Kingdom.
He started playing football at a very young age. Welbeck lived all his life in Manchester, where he was birthed. He was first noticed by Manchester United at the age of six (6), he impressed his local team, Fletcher Moss, and was finally picked up by the Manchester United youth academy.

Welbeck was mentored by Roy Keane, most succcessful Irish footballer of all time.
Welbeck grew up idolising Gunners legend Therry Henry because of his Manchester United Background.

According to Welbeck, it was hard for him not to idolize Therry henry; “It was hard because i was a united fan and we playing against Arsenal, but it’s hard not to like Therry Henry.

That’s what was so special about him – fans from other teams had to love himbecause he was that good. At the time all the kids around my area liked Thierry Henry.

I just loved the way he played, the way he scored goals, the way he played with the same. It was great and it’s the same with Ryan Giggs, I loved watching him for Manchester United.

Welbeck joined Manchester United’s academy at the age of eight and was exploring England age-group sides and outperforming at Trinity Church of England High School in Hulme.

Welbeck also schooled at Ashton on Mersey School, although all his life has been football all throughout.

Personal Life

There’s not much about Welbeck’s personal life as he is so secretive, but rumor had it that he has dated a Nigeria lady named, Opeoluwa, who is based in Cananda. Welbeck met her during a vacation he had in Canada.

Welbeck originally from Greater Accra region of Ghana while his mother is from Nkawie in the Ghanaian Ashanti region.

Welbeck have only one sibling named Chris Welbeck.

Welbeck is generous, idealistic and has a great sense of humor although he could promise more than he can deliver, he is very impatient and will say anything no matter how undiplomatic.

Welbeck once had a heated fight on Instagram with his ex-girlfriend Opeoluwa, after the lady posted a picture of them and captured is dark head and Welbeck fire back, the lady deleted the posted immediately.

Career

Daniel Tackie Mensah Welbeck was first noticed by Manchester United as a six-year-old. At the age of eight, he impressed with local team Fletcher Moss Rangers, and was finally selected by the Manchester United youth academy. He joined United during the 2005–2006 season, making his appearance for the club’s under-18 team on 8 April 2006 in a league match against Sunderland. He then came on as a substitute in the next match, before being named as an unused substitute in the team’s last two matches of the season. The following season, he made a further 28 appearances for the under-18s, scoring a total number of nine goals, including eight appearances and one goal in the FA Youth Cup, in which he helped the team to reach the final, despite being two years younger than some of the other players. He was not handicapped despite suffering from Osgood–Schlatter disease, and was making outstanding progress, despite his pneumonia. Welbeck signed his first trainee contract in July 2007, and started the 2007–2008 season in the under-18 team, but was quickly promoted to the reserve team, making a number of substitute appearances.

Welbeck made his England under-16s debut as a 14-year-old in October 2005; he replaced Nathan Porritt in the 70th minute of the 4–0 win against Wales in the 2005 Victory Shield. England would go on to share the Shield with Wales after finishing level at the top of the table. He then progressed to the England under-17s team, scoring the decider in a qualifying match against Serbia, to help his team progress to the 2007 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.[citation needed] The tournament saw England finish as runners-up to Spain, which secured the team a place in the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup in South Korea. There, Welbeck scored two goals against New Zealand, helping Scotland to reach the quarter-finals in their first involvement in the tournament. Welbeck was originally intended to be a squad member for England’s European Under-19 Championship campaign in July 2008, but was forced to withdraw. He eventually made his debut for the under-19s on 9 September 2008, playing the full 90 minutes in a 2–1 win over the Netherlands.

On 10 February 2009, Welbeck made his England under-21 appearance, in the 3–2 loss to Ecuador, coming on for Adam Johnson. He followed this up with another substitute appearance in a 2–0 home defeat to France on 31 March. He was then named in Stuart Pearce’s original 23-man squad for the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Championship in Sweden on 27 May, but he had to pull out of the squad on 31 May, due to an injury.
On 7 September 2010, Welbeck scored his first two goals for the England under-21 team in a 3–0 win over Lithuania. He scored his third under-21 goal in a 4–0 away victory over Denmark on 24 March 2011. Welbeck then started the first match of England’s campaign at the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship against Spain. Welbeck scored an 88th-minute equaliser as England began the tournament with a 1–1 draw.

On 18 November 2008, it was reported that the Ghana Football Association was keeping tabs on Welbeck, with a view to him representing the Ghana national team in the future. On 29 March 2011, Welbeck was called up to the England squad, for their friendly fixture against Ghana. Welbeck replaced Ashley Young in the 81st minute of a 1–1 draw with Ghana at Wembley Stadium.

He played in England’s deciding UEFA Euro 2012 qualifier against Montenegro on 7 October 2011, coming on as a substitute for Theo Walcott in the second half. On 29 May 2012, Welbeck was listed as a part of the confirmed 23-man squad for Roy Hodgson’s England squad for UEFA Euro 2012.
On 2 June 2012, he scored his first goal for England in a 1–0 win against Belgium, with a chip over goalkeeper Simon Mignolet after collecting a through ball from his Manchester United teammate Ashley Young.On 15 June 2012, Welbeck scored a backheeled winning goal in the 79th minute as England beat Sweden 3–2 in UEFA Euro 2012 in Kiev.

Welbeck scored four goals in England’s qualification for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, braces in two home matches: a 5–0 win over San Marino on 12 October 2012 and a 4–0 victory against Moldova on 6 September 2013, He was called up for the final squad for the tournament. and started in England’s opening 2–1 defeat to Italy before being substituted for Ross Barkley after 61 minutes. Welbeck also played England’s second group match, a loss by the same score to Uruguay in which he was substituted for Adam Lallana for the last 19 minutes.

On 8 September 2014, in England’s first match of UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying, Welbeck scored both goals in a 2–0 victory away to Switzerland at St. Jakob-Park, Basel. He then scored in matches against San Marino, Slovenia and Lithuania to make him the top goalscorer in the qualifying phase with six goals from five matches.

During March 2018, Welbeck was selected for the national team for friendlies in preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup alongside Arsenal teammate Jack Wilshire was named in the 23-man England squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. His only match of the tournament came in England’s final group game which was against Belgium at the Kaliningrad Stadium on 28 June, with both teams already through to the knockouts. He replaced Liverpool’s teenage full back Trent Alexander-Arnold in the 79th minute where Belgium won the match 1–0 with a 59th minute Adnan Januzaj goal to win Group G.

On 18 October 2020, Welbeck signed for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion, on a free transfer on a one-year contract. He made his appearance two weeks later, coming on as a substitute for Leandro Trossard in a 2–1 away defeat against Tottenham Hotspur. He made his first start five days later, playing 86 minutes of a 0–0 home draw against fellow Premier League side Burnley.
On 21 November 2020, Welbeck scored his first Brighton goal in a 2–1 away league win over Aston Villa. On his first appearance in front of Albion fans, during the brief period in December when fan attendance was permitted, Welbeck scored his first home goal for the Seagulls on 20 December, scoring an 87th minute equaliser in a 1–1 draw against Sheffield United.
On 4 April 2021, he scored against former and boyhood club Manchester United at Old Trafford putting the Seagulls ahead, however they went on to lose 2–1. Welbeck played in Brighton’s 3–2 home victory over champions Manchester City on 18 May, with fans returning to football, in which the Seagulls came back from 2–0 down to beat the Citizens for the first time since 1989. However, Welbeck’s appearance was cut short, going off injured in the 29th minute.

On 23 June 2021, Brighton announced Welbeck had signed a new one-year contract with the club. He scored his first goal of the 2021–2022 season glancing home a near-post header from a Leandro Trossard cross, scoring Albion’s second in an eventual 2–1 home victory over Leicester City on 19 September. In October it was revealed that Welbeck had undergone surgery on a hamstring problem and would miss the rest of 2021. However, he did make a return shortly before the new year, coming on as a substitute on Boxing Day, in the 2–0 home victory over Brentford. Three days later, making another substitute appearance, Welbeck scored a stoppage-time headed equaliser away at European champions Chelsea to earn the Seagulls a second draw at Stamford Bridge two seasons running, and scoring the club’s first ever goal at the stadium as the game finished 1–1. He scored against Leicester in the reverse fixture on 23 January 2022, scoring two in two against the Foxes, heading in the equaliser in a 1–1 away draw. In Brighton’s last game of the season, he set up Pascal Groß’s goal before Groß returned the favour for Albion’s third in the 3–1 home victory over West Ham, helping Brighton to a ninth-place finish, their highest ever in the English top-flight.

On the opening game of the 2022–2023 season, Welbeck helped Brighton to their first ever win at his old ground Old Trafford, assisting Groß’s first of two in the 2–1 win over Manchester United. Welbeck subsequently signed a new two-year contract with the club, taking him through to 2024. He scored his first goal of the season on 9 November, scoring a penalty to equalize in an eventual 3–1 EFL Cup third round win away at his former club, Arsenal. After a period out injured, on his return on 14 January 2023, Welbeck scored Brighton’s third goal – his first league goal of the season – after coming off the bench in a 3–0 home win over Liverpool.

Net Worth

Daniel Tackie Mensah Welbeck has worked as a Footballer right from youth. he has accumulated a satisfactory fortune from playing football. Daniel Tackie Mensah Welbeck has an astonished net worth of $17 million.

Social Media

Daniel Tackie Mensah Welbeck as humble and hardworking as he is discovered that he also has some social media platforms where he can be connected.

  • @Daniel Tackie Mensah Welbeck (@dannywelbeck) is his Instagram handle.
  • @Daniel Tackie Mensah Welbeck (@dannywelbeck) is his Twitter handle.

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