Micah Richards Biography
Micah Richards (Full name: Micah Lincoln Richards) is a popular English former professional footballer sports pundit. As of now, he works for BBC Sports and Sky Sports. Furthermore, Micah is a club ambassador of Manchester City. He played as a right-back during his football career. Micah played in English Football League and Premier League for Aston Villa and Manchester City, and in Serie A for Fiorentina.
In November 2006, he made his England national team debut, becoming the youngest defender to be called up to the England team. Micah won 13 caps for England from 2006 to 2012. Moreover, he played in the Great Britain team for the Olympic football tournament in 2012. He kicked off his football career at Manchester City where he made 245 appearances across all competitions.
Micah won an FA Cup and a Premier League title. He moved to Aston Villa in 2015 after spending a season on loan at Fiorentina in Italy’s Serie A. Micah made 31 appearances for Villa until October 2016. He retired in July 2019 due to knee injuries.
Micah Richards Age
Micah Richards was born on 25th June 1988, in Birmingham, England. He is 34 years old.
Micah Richards Height
Micah stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches (Approx 1.80 m).
Micah Richards Family
Micah was born in Birmingham but brought up in Chapeltown, Leeds. His dad Lincoln operates a Brazilian Soccer School in Chapeltown, Leeds. Micah was raised along with two brothers both of whom played football though they never became professionals.
Micah Richards Wife
He is not married at the moment but is reported to be in a relationship with Helen Flanagan according to various sources.
Micah Richards Education
He joined the Brazilian Soccer Schools scheme and maintains strong links with the program. Micah disclosed that he did alright at school and got Cs in GCSEs, Maths, Science, and English. He played as a striker for the Leeds United youth system. However, he was released at around 8 years.
Furthermore, Micah represented Leeds City Boys. He afterward shifted to play in either the right–back or center-half positions. He played for the Oldham Athletic youth system and later joined Manchester City. Oldham reputedly having a 20 percent sell-on clause. In July 2001, Manchester City reputedly tried to buy out the clause but Oldham declined.
Micah Richards Salary
He receives a remarkable salary of $68,496 per year. This is according to BBC Sports pundits’ salaries.
Micah Richards Net Worth
Micah has stockpiled a hefty fortune over the years and has an estimated net worth of $45 Million Dollars.
Micah Richards Career
At this present moment, Micah works as a BBC Sports and Sky Sports pundit. He appears across television and radio programs like Match of the Day. He is also part of CBS Sports coverage of the UEFA Champions League. As a pundit, he has become known for his unique laugh. Further, he was a columnist for BBC Sport for the 2007–08 season.
Micah was involved with football’s anti-racism campaign called Kick It Out during his playing career. In October 2012, he was among numerous footballers who were not allowed to wear a Kick It Out anti-racism T-shirt. He was a Twitter user but stopped using the platform site in February 2012 following racial abuse.
In December 2007, The News of the World published an article about him after he was involved in an incident in a disabled toilet. In February 2009, he was arrested for the alleged attack of a man outside of a nightclub at around 12.30 am in Hale, Greater Manchester. Finally, the case was settled after the prosecutors chose to press no charges.
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