Who is Jordan Henderson?
Jordan Henderson is a professional footballer from England who currently captains Premier League club Liverpool as well as the English National Team.
Quick Facts of Jordan Henderson
|Full Name:||Jordan Henderson|
|Birthday:||June 17, 1990|
|Net Worth:||$25 Million|
What is the Age of Jordan Henderson?
Jordan Henderson’s full name is Jordan Brian Henderson, and he was born on June 17, 1990, in Sunderland, England. His father, Brian Henderson, is a retired police officer, and his mother, Liz Henderson, is a fitness instructor. He has only one sibling. Jody Henderson is his sister’s name. He attended Farringdon Community Sports Club before moving on to Sunderland.
Who is Jordan Henderson’s Wife?
Jordan is a very nice man because he does not smoke, drink, or flirt with other women. He has only loved one woman and married her. Rebecca Burnett is her name. Elexa Henderson is the name of this couple’s daughter. Gemini is his astrological sign. His net worth is $30 million, and he earns £100,000 per week in salary. He stands 1.82 meters tall and weighs 67 kilograms.
When did Jordan Henderson Begin his Career?
- Jordan joined his hometown club Sunderland’s youth system when he was eight years old. In July 2008, he signed a professional contract with the club. He then made his first Sunderland start and home debut in the League Cup against Blackburn Rovers.
- Jordan signed a one-month contract with Championship club Coventry City in January 2009. He made his Coventry City debut against Derby County. On February 28, 2009, he scored his first senior goal against Norwich City. He returned to Sunderland in April 2009, following his injury.
- Jordan broke into Sunderland’s first team and appeared in several Premier League games during the 2009-2010 season. In the third round of the League Cup, he scored his first senior goal for the club. He scored his first Premier League goal against Manchester City on December 19.
- He spent the majority of the seasons as a right-sided midfielder, but he also played centrally when Lee Cattermole was unavailable. Because of his versatility and consistency, he was awarded a new five-year contract on April 23, 2010. In January 2011, he was listed on the official FIFA website as one of the young players to watch. He was also named Sunderland’s Young Player of the Year for the second year in a row.
- Jordan was sold to Liverpool for an undisclosed fee on June 9, 2011.
- He made his debut in Liverpool’s first Premier League match of the 2011-2012 season. He scored his first goal for Liverpool on August 27, 2011. He made his debut as a right midfielder in Liverpool’s 2012 League Cup Final victory over Cardiff City on February 26, 2012.
- He finished the 2011-2012 season with two goals in 44 appearances.
- During the 2013-2014 season, he established himself as a regular member of the Liverpool team. However, before playing 35 Premier League matches, he received his first red card, which resulted in a three-match ban. As a result, he missed three of the last four matches. On September 29, 2014, he made his 100th appearance for Liverpool.
- Jordan had a strong start to the season. He was named vice-captain of the club.
- On November 29, he made his Premier League debut as Liverpool’s captain for the first time. He celebrated his 150th appearance for the club by scoring the game-winning goal against Leicester City. On April 23, he signed a five-year contract extension with Liverpool.
- Jordan was named team captain in June 2015. However, due to a heel injury, he was unable to return to the starting lineup. Jordan returned to the starting eleven for the 2016-2017 season, making regular appearances.
- On September 16, he scored a spectacular 25-yard strike to defeat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. As a result, he was named Premier League Goal of the Month.
His International Career opportunities
Jordan was a member of the England team at four different levels. In 2009, he made his under-19 debut against Czech Republic. In the European U21 Champions Play-off against Romania, he scored his first goal for England. Jordan was chosen for England’s U21 squad for the 2011 European Championships.
In the Euro 2013 qualifier, he captained England’s U21 team. In the inaugural year of the award, he was named England U21 Player of the Year. After that, he captained the under-21 team at the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.
Jordan was left out of the England U21 squad on November 11, 2010, but was called up to the senior England squad on November 17, 2010. He made his debut as a central midfielder in the match. He was then called up to England’s Euro 2012 squad to replace the injured Frank Lampard. He appeared in England’s opening match of the tournament.
He was also named to a 23-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Jordan was named to the England National Team’s 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and played in it. He has yet to score a goal in three World Cup games.