Who doesn't like knowing about sportsmen that you see on TV or in the magazine, right? Maybe, you've just known about them through sports websites, or may have been a long time dedicated fan. They are such big parts of our lives, and it is only natural that we be interested in them. One of them is Joe Allen, a footballer of 26 years of age, who has been active since at the professional level since 1999. He is Welsh by nationality.
Let's find out more about this celebrity through the short bio compiled from various sources below. Allen's full name is Joseph Michael Allen, and he was born on 14th March 1990 in Carmarthen, Wales. According to many websites on the internet, Allen's popularity as a footballer is growing every day, and we can surely hope that the future holds great fame and accolades for him.
He has played in many crucial football matches, and his tireless efforts have won him critical acclaims for his play-making skills. He plays as a midfielder and is currently number 24 for Liverpool. In his youth career from 1999 to 2007, Allen played for Swansea City. His senior career began again with Swansea City, where he played from 2007 to 2012, scoring 7 goals in 127 appearances.
In 2008, he moved to Wrexham on loan and scored 1 goal in 2 appearances. 2012 was the year of his transfer to Liverpool, where he scored 3 goals in 86 appearances. For his country Wales, he scored 1 goal in 10 appearances as a part of the Wales U17 national team from 2005 to 2006. He then appeared 4 times for the Wales U19 team from 2006 to 2007, scoring no goals.
From 2007 to 2011, he played for the Wales U21 team, scoring 2 goals in 14 appearances. In 2009, he appeared 25 times for the Wales National Team, scoring no goals. In 2012, he was a part of the Great Britain football squad, scoring no goals in 5 appearances.
Allen has been active in professional football for quite some time now, and it is sure that he must have won many fans and followers in this long career. Even then, it is of utmost importance for every sportstar to create a virtual image and goodwill these days by interacting with their fans on social media. He has only 589 followers on his twitter page.
His Instagram page isn't available, but he does have a fan page that has close to 2 thousand followers. He also has a page on ESPN, and you could actually follow him on all of these websites to stay updated on what's happening in his personal as well as professional life.
A celebrity's success is to be measured by the lives they have touched and impacted on; still it is necessary to know how successful they have been, financially. Allen's net worth is $8.5 million, and upon signing to Liverpool, his new team decided to give him the triple amount of what salary he used to receive while at Swansea City.
Physically, he is 5 feet 6 inches in height, but the height of his passion for anything he does is beyond measure. After all, he has been a part of some exciting football action over the years. His efforts and versatility as a footballer rightly deserve all the recognition and fame that he has acquired so far.
Allen's wife is Lacey, and the couple has had a child since they married.