Harry Maguire is a football player from England who plays as a centre-back for England National Football Team and English Premier League club Manchester United. He came from the youth system of Sheffield United in 2011 before qualifying for the first team and making his senior debut. Just at the age of 21, he played a match for England in 2012. For the Blades, he has played around 166 professional games and has been titled as their Player of the Year for three consecutive years.
After struggling to find a place in Hull City’s team, Harry Maguire saw a golden period upon his move to Leicester City. His solid performances saw him be the World’s most expensive defender when Manchester United broke the bank for him to sign him for €87 Million.
Harry Maguire Early Life
Harry Maguire was born in Sheffield to a middle-class family. Harry developed instantaneous love for the game and used to come back from school, and in jiffy used to pick-up his football and go out to play with his one-year elder brother Joe in the “May Day” tournaments.
Harry Maguire started playing in the midfield and was always comfortable on the ball. The young boy admired English greats and always dreamt of playing football and making it big.
Harry Maguire Personal Life
Harry Maguire was born on 5th March 1993 in a Catholic family. He has two siblings, sister Daisy Maguire, and brother Laurence Maguire, who is also an English professional footballer. He persuaded his initial studies from the St Mary’s Roman Catholic High School, Chesterfield, he holds an English nationality.
Harry Maguire is very close with his friends and his school. He even sent a signed shirt in the school as a return gift. He is in relationship with Fern Hawkins and the couple have set some solid relationship goals since June 19, 2011. It has been eight years for their relationship, but they haven’t decided yet to marry. On 3rd April 2019, Maguire took Instagram to announce their first baby girl child Lillie Saint Maguire.
Harry Maguire Professional Life
Harry Maguire started his football journey in the youth ranks of home club Sheffield United. He was a midfielder, but he was soon shifted to centre-back, thanks to his built. This is also the reason he feels he finds himself comfortable on the ball.
“The reason why I am comfortable on the ball is that when I was a young boy I played centre-midfield until I was 16-18 which marked a time I had my 6 ft 4 ins height. This was a time I ended up playing centre-back all because I was always the biggest, chubbiest and tallest on the pitch.”
With the club struggling to stay afloat, they promoted Maguire to the senior team and he made his debut coming on as the half-time substitution against Cardiff City, and leaving the game with the Man of the Match award.
In 2012, he was selected as the first choice at the center of defense in the football league trophy. By the end of the February in 2013, he was selected for 100th start for Blades at just the age of 19.
He signed a three-year contract with the Hull City on 29th July 2014, but it took time for him to make it to the starting lineup. Eventually, he did and scored his first goal for Hull City on 25th October 2016. He also captained the Hull City side in the Premier League before sealing a deal to Leicester City.
He then went on to move to Premier League champions Leicester City in 2017 and his solid performances helped him be awarded the player of the season, as well as players’ player of the season at the club awards.
He recently sealed a deal, in July 2019, to move to Manchester United as the most expensive defender of the World.
Maguire was called up to the U21 setup in November 2012. On 24 August 2017, he made it to the England National Team squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification matches against Malta and Slovakia. He has featured 20 times for England, scoring a goal as well in that time.
He was an integral part of England’s run till the semi-finals at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
- Football League Championship play-offs: 2016
- UEFA Nations League third place: 2018–19
Harry Maguire Achievements
- PFA Team of the Year: 2011–12 League One, 2012–13 League One, 2013–14 League One
- Football League One Team of the Season: 2013–14
- Football League Young Player of the Month: August 2011
- Sheffield United Player of the Year: 2011–12 2012–13, 2013–14
- Sheffield United Young Player of the Year: 2011–12
- Hull City Fans’ Player of the Year: 2016–17
- Hull City Players’ Player of the Year: 2016–17
- Leicester City Player of the Season: 2017–18
- Leicester City Players’ Player of the Season: 2017–18
Harry Maguire Personal Details
Name: Harry Maguire
Birth: 5th March 1993
Playing Position: Centre Back
Car: Audi A5 S-Line
Harry Maguire Physical Measurements
Height: 6ft 4in
Weight: 100 Kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Harry Maguire Controversies
Harry Maguire hasn’t found himself in any controversy yet
Social Media Profiles
OVERALL CAREER STATS
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|Goals (P)||34 (0)|
Harry Maguire is an English professional footballer, born on March 5, 1993. He plays for Leicester City in the Premier League as a Centre-Back.
He began his journey with football in school, where in Immaculate Conception Catholic Primary School, he started playing football. He made his debut for the youth side at the age of 17 for Sheffield United against Cardiff City.
Maguire made his debut in the national squad on October 8, 2017 against Lithuania in Vilnius, and made his England U21 debut on November 13, 2012.
Rise to glory
Maguire roared into the limelight during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, when his strong performances at the back helped England to progress to the semifinal. He also scored his first England goal in the quarterfinal against Sweden.
Harry has participated in International Cup Competitions like Europa League 2014 for Hull City, in National Cup Competitions like EFL Cup 2011, 2012 for Sheffeild United, in 2015 & 16 for Hull City and for Leicester City in 2017. He has played for Sheffeild United in FA Cup 2011-13, for Hull City in FA Cup 2014, 2015 and in 2017 for Leicester City.
Frequently Asked Questions
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