Raheem Sterling is a 25-year-old Briton who plays football for the England national team. He also plays in the English Premier League for Manchester City as an attacking midfielder and winger. Though young, he is one of the best players in the world today.
Raheem was born in Jamaica but moved to London when he was five years old. This move was made to allow him to get started on his football career with the Queens Park Rangers. He later joined Liverpool in 2014. He also scooped the Golden Boy Award the same year.
In 2015, the seasoned player got signed to Manchester City after a long disputed transfer contract. The transfer was estimated to cost £49 million, which was also the highest amount paid for an English player at the time. He went on to prove to his new employer that he was worth the price paid. He helped Manchester City win the 2018-2019 and 2017-2018 seasons. In the 2018-2019 season the player got three awards namely;
- PFA Young Player of the Year (won)
- FWA Footballer of the Year (won)
- PFA Premier League Team of the Year
The seasoned player played his first game for the English senior club in 2012. He was initially limited by the English youth teams to under-16, 17, 19, and 21. He made it to the 2014 and 2018 English squad for the FIFA World Cups. He was also a part of the English team in the UEFA Euro 2016.
- Full name: Raheem Shaquille Sterling
- Date of Birth: December 8, 1994
- Age: 25 years old
- Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
- Height: 5' 7"
- Nationality: British
- Ethnicity: Black
- Profession: Soccer player
- Horoscope: Sagittarius
- Father name: Nadine Sterling
- Net worth: $45 million
- Past team: Liverpool
- Siblings: Kingston, Kimberly, & Lakima
- Weight: 69 kg
- Current team: Manchester City
- Position in team: Winger/ Attacking midfielder
- Awards: Liverpool Young Player of the Year Award: 2013–14, UEFA Champions League Team of the Group Stage and many more
- School: Copland School, Wembley
- Marital status: Engaged
- Children: Melody Rose Sterling
- Relationship with: Paige Milian (partner)
Raheem Sterling family and early life
The celebrated football player was born in the Maverley district of Kingston, Jamaica. He spent a better part of his early years in the district. Unfortunately, the soccer player did not get to know his father, Phillip Slayter, as he got killed in Jamaica when the player was just two years.
When he turned five, he relocated to London together with his mother, Nadine Sterling. He joined the Copland School in Wembley, North West London. The professional soccer player has three sisters named Kimberley Sterling, Kingston Sterling, and Lakima Sterling.
Raheem Sterling age
How old is Raheem Sterling? He is 25 years old as of the time of this publication. He is at the prime of his life and football career as well.
Raheem Sterling net worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the Jamaican born English attacking midfielder is worth $45 million. The publication goes ahead to state that he earns an annual income of $18 million. The player earned his net worth through his football career.
Raheem Sterling Man City
From his record transfer to leading his team to several victories, Raheem has proven that he is not only a good player but also one who can be counted on. After joining Man City in a record-breaking deal, he went ahead to win the Premier League Player of the Month in August. This was after he scored two goals and offered one assist in just three games.
Raheem Sterling stats in Manchester City are as follows (it shows the season and the number of goals the player managed to score during the season);
- 2019/2020 - 11
- 2018/2019 - 17
- 2017/2018 - 18
- 2016/2017 - 7
- 2015/2016 - 6
Raheem Sterling height
The soccer player is five feet and seven inches tall. He weighs 69 kilograms and has an athletic body. His height-weight ratio gives him the agility and strength he needs to give his best performance.
Raheem Sterling kids
The Manchester City attacking midfielder has in the past, been embroiled in controversies about his children. Some press releases say that he has five children. In reality, the player has only two children, Thiago and Melody Rose. He got Melody from a past relationship while Thiago was born in 2017 by his girlfriend, Paige Milian.
Sterling Raheem relationship
Sterling has been involved with several women in his life. He was said to be in a relationship with Melissa Clarke while he was a teenager. The two were said to be in a volatile relationship. In the course of their relationship, the two got a girl child, Melody. They, however, broke up and are still locked in a court case.
His second girlfriend was Shana Ann Rose Halliday. Shana is a model and a beauty pageant winner. Their relationship was brought to light in 2013 after the soccer player was taken to court after allegedly assaulting the model.
Analicia Chaves was his third girlfriend. Like Shan, Analicia was also a model. They got together in 2015. However, news surfaced that the model was also dating Karim Benzema.
His fourth and current lover is Paige Milian. The two started seeing each other in 2015. Paige gave birth to their child, Thiago, in January 2017. However, in early 2018, the player was allegedly cheating on his girlfriend. This made their relationship shaky for a while. The two, however, mended their differences and got engaged in March 2018.
In 2016, the attacking midfielder was said to be in a relationship with Playboy model, Tabitha Brown. The following year, English rumor mills said that Sterling had requested the services of a prostitute while in Los Angeles while Manchester City had their pre-season tour. Allegedly, the English player parted with £3,000 per night for spending time with the Kim Kardashian look alike.
In spite of the challenges he experiences in his personal life, Raheem Sterling continues to puzzle his fans with his exemplary performance on the pitch. He inspires aspiring footballers to believe in their dreams through his football skills.