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Thomas Partey is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Arsenal and the Ghana national team.
As a Ghanaian international, Partey represented his nation at two Africa Cup of Nations tournaments. He was named into the CAF Team of the Year in 2018 and won Ghana Player of the Year in 2018 and 2019.
Thomas Teye Partey was born on June 13, 1993 (age 28 years) in Krobo Odumase, Accra, Ghana. Partey was a product of local club Odometah’s youth ranks. He signed with Atlético Madrid in 2011 and was subsequently moved to the reserves a year later. On 10 March 2013, Partey was called up to the main squad for the m atch against Real Sociedad. However, he remained unused in the eventual 0–1 home defeat.
Thomas Partey began his professional career at the Spanish club Atlético Madrid in 2013, going on loan to Mallorca and Almería, and returned to Atlético in 2015, with whom he won the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup in 2018. In 2020, he joined Arsenal in a transfer worth £45 million (€50 million), becoming the most expensive Ghanaian player of all time.
Mallorca and Almería
On 12 July, Partey was loaned to Mallorca, freshly relegated to the second level. On 18 August, he made his professional debut, in a 0–4 away defeat against Sabadell. Partey scored his first professional goal on 15 September, netting his side’s second of a 2–2 draw at Hércules.
On 27 July 2014, Partey joined La Liga side Almería on a loan. He made his debut in the competition on 23 August, starting in a 1–1 home draw against Espanyol. Partey scored his first goals in the main category of Spanish football on 11 April 2015, netting a brace in a 3–0 home win against Granada.
Return to Atlético Madrid
Thomas Partey made his first-team debut for Atlético Madrid on 28 November 2015, replacing Luciano Vietto in a 1–0 home win against Espanyol. On 2 January of the following year, he scored his first league goal for the club, netting the game’s only strike in a home success over Levante. On 28 May, he played in the UEFA Champions League Final against Real Madrid, replacing Koke in the 116th minute as his side lost on penalties.
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Partey signed a contract extension with Atlético Madrid through 2022 on 14 February 2017. On 31 October, he scored his first European goal with a long-range strike to equalise at home to Qarabağ in a 1–1 draw in the Champions League group game; he became the first African to score in the competition for Atlético. Following his impressive performances for the club, he was rewarded with another contract on 1 March 2018, this time until 2023. On 16 May, he played in the 2018 UEFA Europa League Final, as his side won 3–0 against Marseille.
On 1 September 2019, Partey came on as a late substitute and netted the match’s winner in the last minute of the game, as Atlético came back from 2–0 down to win the game by 3–2 against Eibar.
He marked his 100th La Liga appearance for Los Rojiblancos with a man-of-the-match performance in a 0–0 draw against Real Madrid in the Madrid derby four weeks later. Despite leaving Atlético at the beginning of the 2020–21 season, Partey made enough appearances at the start of the season to become eligible for a winner’s medal as Atlético won La Liga that year.
Transfer to Arsenal
On 5 October 2020, Premier League club Arsenal announced the signing of Thomas Partey on a long-term contract, after activating his £45 million (€50 million) release clause with Atlético Madrid. He was given the number 18 shirt, which had been vacated by Nacho Monreal the previous season. Upon signing, Partey stated his desire to help Arsenal “back where they belong”, describing his decision to move as based on “wanting to experience new challenges”, while also crediting the transfer to manager Mikel Arteta and technical director Edu.
On 17 October 2020, Partey made his debut for Arsenal as a substitute for Granit Xhaka in a 0–1 away defeat in the league against Manchester City. Five days later, Partey started his first match for Arsenal in a 2–1 away win over Rapid Wien in the UEFA Europa League.
Midway through a match against Aston Villa on 8 November, Partey suffered a thigh injury which saw him miss the rest of the month’s games. On 6 December, he would make his return in the North London derby, but suffered another injury at halftime. Arsenal lost 2-0 to Tottenham eventually. He would not play again until a month later, which he came off the bench in a 0-0 draw against Crystal Palace.
In May 2016, Partey was called up for the first time to the Ghana national team by manager Avram Grant, ahead of a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification match against Mauritius. He made his debut on 5 June, replacing Frank Acheampong for the final 11 minutes of a 2–0 away win that booked the Black Stars’ position in the finals. On 5 September 2017, Partey scored his first international hat-trick in a 5–1 win against Congo in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification.
Partey was chosen in Kwesi Appiah’s 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. In their last group game, he scored in a 2–0 win over Guinea-Bissau at the Suez Stadium as the Black Stars topped their group. He netted in the penalty shootout at the end of the last-16 game against Tunisia on 8 July, though his team was eliminated.
Thomas Partey is married to his longtime girlfriend Giuseppina Nana Akua Baafi. Thomas and his wife Giuseppina Nana Akua Baafi have a daughter together. Thomes Partey owns an expensive house in Ghana, it is reported to be worth 1.5 million Ghana cedis. His wife Nana Akua is a private person as compared to Thomas achieved status.
Thomas Partey net worth
How much is Thomas Partey worth? Thomas Partey net worth is estimated at around $10 million as of 2021. His salary is around $275,000 per week and his main source of income is from his career as a professional footballer. His successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He is one of the richest footballers in Ghana. However, Partey won Ghana Player of the Year in 2018 and 2019. Ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, as well as qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Partey was named Ghana’s vice-captain.