Calvin Bassey

Calvin Bassey Biography, Net Worth, Height, Awards, Career, Family, Age

Calvin Bassey is a professional footballer from Nigeria. He is a defender for the Scottish club Rangers. He began his professional football career with Rangers in 2020 after graduating from the Leicester City academy. He helped Rangers win the Scottish Premiership and Scottish Cup, as well as take second place in the UEFA Europa Final in 2022.

In 2022, he made his senior international debut for the Nigeria national team.

Well-known for?

  • won the Scottish Cup and Scottish Premiership with Rangers.
  • helped Rangers get to the UEFA Europa League final in 2022.

Early Life

Calvin Bassey was born on December 31, 1999. Calvin Bassey Ughelumba was born in the Italian town of Aosta. He has Italian nationality and is of African descent. He is a Christian, and his zodiac sign is Capricorn. Kinglsey Ikenna Ughelumba and Ebere Bassey Etim are his parents. Elvis, Michael, and Matthew are his three siblings. His parents emigrated from Nigeria, where he was born, to Italy.

Celebrated Name Calvin Bassey
Age 22 Years old.
Nick Name Calvin
Birth Name Calvin Bassey Ughelumba
Birth Date 1999-12-31
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Place Of Birth Aosta
Birth Nation Italy
Nationality Nigerian, Italian
Father Ikenna Ughelumba
Mother Ebere Bassey Etim
Siblings 3
Brothers Elvis, Michael, Matthew
Ethnicity African
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Capricorn
Career Start 2020
First Club Rangers
Position Left-Back
Jersey Number 3
Current Club Rangers
Current City Glasgow
Current Club Country Scotland
Awards UEFA Europa League Team of the Season: 2021–22
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 76 kg
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Not Married
Source of Wealth Football (contracts, salaries, endorsements, and sponsorships)
Salary Around £3 million
Net Worth £1 million
Famous For Won Scottish Premiership and Scottish Cup with Rangers
Links Instagram

Calvin Bassey Career

  • Calvin Bassey began playing football at a young age. He played for CM Futsal Academy before joining Leicester City’s development system in 2015.
  • He was chosen after impressing the club during a trial at the age of 15. He advanced through the club’s youth ranks. He was a regular for the clubs’ U18 and U23 teams.
  • In 2020, he graduated from the academy. He did not, however, appear for the club’s senior team.
  • Bassey then signed a free transfer with the Scottish team Rangers in July 2020. In June 2020, he signed a pre-contract with the club.

  • Bassey made his professional debut against St Mirren in August 2020. In his debut season at the club, he won the Scottish Premiership.
  • The club won the Scottish Cup the next season.
  • Bassey was a vital player for the club that advanced to the UEFA Europa League final in 2022. The club was defeated on penalties by Eintracht Frankfurt.
  • Basey has been extensively linked with a move to the Dutch club Ajax during the 2022 transfer season.
  • According to reports, Rangers accepted Ajax’s approach for the teenage defender for a cost of roughly £20 million. Bassey is almost certain to join Ajax.

Calvin Bassey International Career

  • Calvin Bassey was born in the country of Italy. He may have represented Italy, Nigeria, or England at the international level.

  • After being called up for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, Bassey committed to representing Nigeria.
  • In March 2022, he made his senior international debut against Ghana in the world cup qualifiers.

Calvin Bassey Girlfriend 

Calvin Bassey is single. He is supposedly single, as he has not posted any information about his personal life on his social media accounts. In the near future, the young defender will be dating a lovely lady.

Calvin Bassey Height

Calvin Bassey is 1.85 meters tall, or 6 feet and 1 inch tall. His body weight is 76 kg. He has an athletic physique. His eyes are dark brown, and his hair is black. His sexual orientation is heterosexual.

Calvin Bassey Salary and Net Worth

Calvin Bassey earns a living as a professional football player. Contracts, salaries, sponsorships, and endorsements provide the majority of his revenue. In 2022, he will join the Dutch team Ajax. If the transaction is completed, Bassey’s salary at Ajax will be around £3 million. His net worth is currently believed to be £1 million.

Did You Know?

  • He is capable of playing both left and center back.
  • His jersey number is number three.
  • He was nominated to the UEFA Europa League Season 2021-22 Team.

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