Joe Gomez is an English Professional footballer who plays for the Premier League club Liverpool as a center-back. Joe Gomez start his career at Charlton Athletic, breaking into the first team age at 17 and playing one full senior season before joining Liverpool in June 2015. He struggled with injuries but appeared in the 2019 UEFA Champions League Final as Liverpool won the competition. He is famous for his Liverpool and English national teams. Check all the details given below about Joe Gomez’s Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Girlfriend, Children, Stats, Salary, Net Worth, Biography & More.
Joe Gomez Wiki/Biography
Joe Gomez was born on 23rd May 1997 (Age: 25 years; as of 2022) in Catford, England. Joe Gomez profession is a famous English football player. His full real name is Joseph Dave Gomez and he is commonly known as Joe Gomez. His nationality is British and his ethnicity is Mixed. His zodiac sign is Gemini and he follows Christianity (religion).
Joe Gomez Educational Qualification
Joe Gomez doesn’t disclose any information about his schooling. So, we assume that he completed his schooling in his hometown. After that, he joined so many clubs and teams for his football career and play so many matches and tournaments for his teams and clubs and won awards for them.
Joe Gomez Physical Stats
- Height: 6’2″ inches
- Weight: 77 kg
- Body Measurements: 43-33-35 inches
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Black
- Shoe Size: 11.5 UK
Joe Gomez Family & Parents
Joe Gomez was born into a middle-class family to English Parents.
Joe Gomez’s Girlfriend & Children
Joe Gomez’s dating status is single and his marital status is married. Joe married Tamara and they first met in 2014 on a bus on his way to school. They have one child named Kyrie a son. They lived together in Cheshire.
They both are happily lived together and with their son and enjoy their life joyfully.
Joe Gomez Career & Profession
Club Career Charlton Athletic
Gomez joined the academy at nearby Charlton Athletic at the age of 10 and made his debut for the club’s U-18 team at just 13 years old. Despite strong interest from other clubs.
He signed his first professional contract with Charlton in October 2014. Gomez’s senior debut came under manager Bob Peeters in a 4-0 League Cup victory ever Colchester United at The Valley on 12th August 2014, Playing the full 90 minutes as the right back.
Premier League club Liverpool signed Gomez on a five-year contract for a fee of £3.5 million on 20th June 2015. Joe makes his debut against Stoke City on 9th August, starting as a left-back in a 1-0 win, assisting Phillppe Countinho’s match-winning goal in the 86th minute. Gomez suffered a season-ending anterior cruciate ligament while playing for England U21 on 13th October 2015.
On 13th October 2016 a full year later, Gomez returned to full-team training. On 8 January 2017, Gomez made his first start in an official first-team match since the injury, in an FA Cup tie against Plymouth Argyle. He makes his European debut, in a 4-2 win over Hoffenheim in the UEFA Champions League play-off on 23rd August 2017.
Due to the injury of Nathaniel Clyne, he was the first-choice right back for the first half o the season; even starting in games against rivals Arsenal and Manchester United; against the former, he assisted the first goal in an eventual 4-0 win and his performance against the latter received praise from fans. It was confirmed that Gomez would miss the next few games as a result of suffering an injury during an international friendly game in late March 2018.
He underwent surgery to his ankle injury, with Liverpool confirming via their official website that Gomez wouldn’t play in Liverpool’s last fixtures of the season, including the 2018 UEFA Champions League final. Overall, he makes 31 appearances across the season for Liverpool. As a result of the lack of fitness of regular first-team defenders Dejan Lovren and Joel Matip.
Gomez was able to establish himself as a first-choice center-back in Liverpool’s first games of the season alongside Virgil van Dijk, receiving praise for his performances and receiving the man of the match for his performance in a 2-1 win over Leicester City on 1st September. He continued to feature in defense for the club during the opening half of the season before suffering a fractured leg in December following a challenge by Burnley defender Ben Mee.
In February of the following year, he underwent surgery in an attempt to assist his recovery from the injury. Regaining fitness in April, Gomez made a substitute appearance for Liverpool in the 2019 UEFA Champions League Final, which the club won. He began the next season deputizing for the in-from Joel Matip, who had become a mainstay alongside Virgil van Dijk during Gomez’s injury layoff the previous season.
Gomez found himself recalled to the starting lineup following injury problems for Matip and earned praise after a slew of clean sheets in the winter months as Liverpool extended a significant lead at the top of the Premier League table. He provided a brilliant assist for Diogo Jota in their Champions League away game against Atalanta, where Liverpool won 5-0.
Gomez suffered a tendon injury to his left knee whilst away on international duty with England and underwent successful surgery on 11th November 2020 to correct the damage.FIFA agreed to pay Liverpool £2 million in compensation to cover Gomez’s wages whilst he was injured.
He was an unused substitute as Liverpool won the FA Cup in May 2022. Gomez was also on the bench as they lost 1-0 in the 2022 UEFA Champions League Final to Real Madrid. Joe Gomez signed a new five-year contract with the club on 7th July 2022. He captained Liverpool in the win against Derby Country in the third round of the EFL Cup at Anfield on 9th November 2022.
Gomez has been capped by England at U-16, U-17, and U-19 levels. He was part of the squad that won the 2014 UEFA European U-17 Championship in Malta, playing every minute of England’s five matches and being named in UEFA’s team of the tournament. Through his father, he could have been eligible to play for Gambia. On 30 August 2017, Gomez was announced as England U21 captain ahead of the qualifying campaign for the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.
Gomez received his first call-up to the England senior squad in November 2017. He made his England debut against Germany at Wembley Stadium in a friendly match, coming on as a substitute to replace Phil Jones in a 0-0 draw. Gomez received a man of the match award in the following game for his performance against Brazil, earning praise for several crucial interceptions, and for his ability to nullify the threat of Neymar.
Joe Gomez Awards & Achievements
- Premier League in 2019–20.
- FA Cup in 2021–22.
- FA Community Shield in 2022.
- UEFA Champions League: 2018–19, runner-up in 2021–22.
- UEFA Super Cup in 2019.
- FIFA Club World Cup in 2019.
- UEFA European Under-17 Championship in 2014.
- UEFA Nations League third place in 2018–19
- UEFA European Under-17 Championship Team of the Tournament in 2014.
Joe Gomez’s Style of Play
Gomez prefers to play as a center-back but can also play as a full-back on either side. Gomez has been described as a complete footballer and composed ball-playing center back with his style of play, being compared to that of Rio Ferdinand whom he idolized growing up. He is also noted for his athleticism, pace, and strength; Gomez is able to produce powerful and dangerous runs up-field on the counter-attack in defense physically dominated by an opponent.
Joe Gomez’s Net Worth
Joe Gomez’s net worth is estimated at approx. $5 million dollars. He is a famous English professional football center-back player from Liverpool. His annual salary is 3.9 million GBP as of December 2022. He signed a 5-year contract with Liverpool F.C. including an annual average salary of £3,900,000.
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Joe Gomez Amazing Facts
- Currently, Joe Gomez was played for Liverpool.
- Gomez’s jersey number is 2.
- His position in his team Centre-Back
- Gomez focused on strength and athleticism.
- He can do great runs, defense, and counter-attacks in matches.
- He had a severe anterior cruciate ligament injury after his 2015 season.
- He signed a five contract with Liverpool and currently, he played with this team.
- An English professional footballer who plays as a center-back for Premier League club Liverpool and the English national team.
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