Bukayo Saka

Bukayo Saka

Bukayo Ayoyinka Temidayo Saka is a professional footballer from England, born on 5th September 2001. He plays as a right winger for Arsenal, a Premier League club, as well as for the England national team. He is recognized as one of the best young wingers in the world.

Saka has played for Arsenal throughout his entire career with the first-team club. During his time there, he has won an FA Cup and two FA Community Shields, gradually establishing himself as one of the most impactful players for Arsenal. He was named Arsenal’s Player of the Season after both the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons.

Saka played for England at various youth levels before debuting for the senior team in October 2020. He was selected for England’s squad in UEFA Euro 2020, where they finished as runners-up, and for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

He is currently the leading goalscorer, assister, and appearance-maker. In August 2022, he became the second youngest player in the team’s history to make 100 Premier League appearances. Additionally, in March 2023, he won the Premier League Player of the Month award.

Bukayo Saka Early life

Bukayo joined the Hale End Academy of the Arsenal Football Club when he was eight years old. He progressed through the system and eventually made his first-team debut under Unai Emery at the age of 17. Bukayo was named Arsenal Player of the Year in both 2021 and 2022.

Saka is a seasoned international player who has been representing his country since October 2020. He made his mark in his second major tournament in 2022, scoring three impressive goals at the Qatar World Cup and playing a crucial role in England’s journey to the quarterfinals.

Bukayo’s exceptional performance in the Premier League earned him a nomination for the Young Player of the Year award. His talent did not go unnoticed by the club, who signed him on a new long-term contract in May 2023.

Personal Information for Bukayo Saka

Full Name: Bukayo Saka

Date of Birth: September 5, 2001

Place of Birth: Ealing, England

Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)

Position(s): Right winger

Bukayo Saka’s Arsenal Career

PL2 Division 1 for Arsenal U23

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2018-192057
2019-20100

Football League Trophy for Arsenal U21

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2018-19411

English U-18 PL for Arsenal U18

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2017-18146510
2018-1945200

Premier League Stats

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2019-202615
2020-213253
2021-2238117
2022-23381411
2023-2416*5*6*

UEFA Champions League Stats

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2023-20245*3*4*

Europa League Stats

YearAppsGoalAssist
2018-19200
2019-20620
2020-21920
2021-22810

Carabao Cup Stats

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2019-20201
2020-21200
2021-22410
2022-23
2023-24100

The Emirate FA Cup Stats

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2019-20411
2020-21200
2021-22100
2022-23200
2023-24

Community Shield Stats

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2020101
2023101

Bukayo Saka’s International Career for England

UEFA EURO U-21

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2019-2110000

UEFA EURO Qualifiers

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2023-2474200

World Cup

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202243000

World Cup Qualifiers

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2021-2253100

UEFA EURO

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202140000

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