Alex Greenwood Net Worth 2022, Age, Partner, Husband, Children, Family, Parents, Salary, Contract

Alex Greenwood

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Introduction

Alex Greenwood is an English professional footballer who plays for Manchester City in the FA Women’s Super League and the England national team. Mainly a left-back, she can also play as a center-back and is considered to be a set-piece specialist. She has previously played for Olympique Lyonnais in the French Division 1 Féminine as well as English clubs Manchester United, Liverpool, Notts County and Everton where she began her career. Greenwood has played for the England national football team since 2014 and was named the FA Women’s Young Player of the Year in 2012.

Early life

NameAlex Greenwood
Net Worth$3 million
Salary$30,000+
OccupationFootball player
Age28 years
Height1.67m
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Alex Greenwood was born on September 7, 1993 (age 28 years) in Liverpool, United Kingdom. She is the daughter of a British parents Mr. Greenwood and Mrs. Greenwood. Although she joined Everton aged eight and signed her first professional contract with the club, Greenwood was brought up supporting Merseyside rivals Liverpool and admired Jamie Carragher. She attended Savio Salesian College. Manchester United player Mason is not related to Alex Greenwood. Mason was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, and raised in the Wibsey area of the city whiles Alex was born in Liverpool. Mason Greenwood is of Jamaican descent and his parents Melanie Hamilton and Andrew Greenwood have a background in sports; his sister, Ashton Greenwood is a track athlete.

Club career

Alex Greenwood joined Everton at the age of eight and progressed through the club’s Centre of Excellence. On 5 August 2010, she made her first team debut in a 6–0 2010–11 UEFA Women’s Champions League qualification round win against KÍ. Two days later, in the same competition, Greenwood scored a penalty kick in the 80th minute in a 10–0 victory over FK Borec.

Greenwood took over Rachel Unitt place in the team when Everton’s longstanding left-back Unitt signed for Birmingham City after the 2011 FA WSL season. Throughout the 2012 season, she performed so well that she was named FA Young Player of the Year at FA Women’s Football Awards in November. Greenwood played in Everton’s 2–0 defeat by Arsenal in the 2014 FA Women’s Cup final.

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When the 2014 season culminated in Everton’s relegation, Greenwood requested to leave in order to protect her national team’s place ahead of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. She signed for Notts County on a two-year contract for an undisclosed transfer fee. The move disappointed Everton who wanted Greenwood to leave on loan and come back if they were promoted again.

Liverpool

In January 2016, Alex Greenwood joined Liverpool. At the club, she scored in each of the three seasons in her two-year spell with the club, the first came from the penalty spot against Sunderland. At the end of the 2017–18 season, after 44 appearances and six goals, Greenwood was released by the club.

Manchester United

On 13 July 2018, it was announced that Alex Greenwood was joining and would captain Manchester United for their inaugural season. She made her competitive debut for Manchester United in a 1–0 League Cup victory against former club Liverpool on 19 August. On 20 September, she made her Championship debut in a 3–0 win against Sheffield United. On 18 November, she scored her first goal for the club from the penalty spot in a 5–0 win away at Crystal Palace. Greenwood helped Manchester United win the Championship and gain promotion to the FA WSL in their debut season.

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Olympique Lyonnais

On 4 August 2019, Manchester United announced they had agreed on a deal for the transfer of Alex Greenwood to French Division 1 Féminine team Olympique Lyonnais, subject to personal terms. Lyon confirmed the deal on 8 August for a fee of €40,000, plus €20,000 in potential add-ons. On 24 August, she made her league debut for the club in a 6–0 home win against Olympique Marseille. On 30 August 2020, Greenwood made her first Champions League appearance since 2010, entering as a stoppage-time substitute for Eugénie Le Sommer as Lyon beat Wolfsburg 3–1 in the final. By the end of her one-year contract with Lyon, she had played 17 matches and won quadruple of trophies including the Champions league.

Manchester City

Alex Greenwood returned to England, signing a three-year contract with Manchester City on September 9, 2020, following the expiration of her Lyon contract. In one of her first games, she helped win the FA Women’s Cup with Manchester City at the end of the 2019/20 season.

International career

Alex Greenwood captained England at the youth level and played at the 2012 UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship. Senior national team coach Mark Sampson selected her for the 2014 Cyprus Cup, where she made her debut against Italy on 5 March 2014. She scored her first goal for England in September 2014, during a 10–0 win in Montenegro. At the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the youngest member of the squad Greenwood shared England’s left-back duties with Claire Rafferty. She won a bronze medal when the team beat Germany in the third place play-off.

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Greenwood was part of the England team in 2019 that won the SheBelieves Cup in the United States. Later that year, Greenwood was selected as part of England’s World Cup squad. As part of England’s social-media facing squad announcement, her name was announced by singer Olly Murs. On 23 June, Alex Greenwood scored England’s third goal in a 3–0 World Cup 2019 round of 16 win against Cameroon, with England progressing to finish fourth in the tournament. In June 2022 Greenwood was included in the England squad which won UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 beating Germany in a 2-1 win.

Husband

Alex Greenwood is in a relationship with Jack O’Connell, also a professional footballer for Sheffield United. Greenwood has spoken out, on a number of occasions, about the online abuse that she and some of her colleagues receive regularly, which has included comments about her appearance, transfers and threats against her family. Greenwood generally opts to keep her personal life private and tends to keep her social media posts football-related. As of mid-2022, Alex Greenwood and her partner Jack are not married but in a relationship and they have no children.

Alex Greenwood net worth

How much is Alex Greenwood worth? Alex Greenwood net worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her main source of income is from her career as a football player. Alex Greenwood’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $350,000 annually. Her successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential female football players in the United Kingdom. She stands at an appealing height of 1.67m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.