As the current defender of the Premier League club – Leicester City, Harry Maguire boasts a great level of success in his footballing career. On the long run, he has acquired a healthy fan base who admires and adores him for his outstanding professional accomplishments in soccer.
Harry Maguire is currently making waves in the defence of Leicester City and has played for other clubs like; Sheffield United – where he started his football career, Hull City, as well as Wigan Athletic. The English footballer has also contributed his quota to the English National Team, especially at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia where he assisted his team into the semi-finals by scoring a lone goal.
Harry Maguire – Biography, Age
Harry’s birth name is Jacob Harry Maguire, he was born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England on the 5th of March 1993. He holds an English nationality, but his ethnicity is white. He grew up alongside his two brothers, Laurence Maguire and Joe Maguire who also have thriving careers in football. Some sources have identified a third sibling- a sister named Daisy Maguire.
His early education was accomplished at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Primary School where he first developed an interest in football. He proceeded to St Mary’s Roman Catholic High School, Chesterfield for his high school education. Harry attended training sessions at the Brunsmeer Athletic Academy which eventually led him to Barnsley. After a short while, he became part of the Youth Academy system of Sheffield United, going through vigorous training programs to sharpen his skills. He experienced several promotions through various age-groups and was able to prove his mettle as one of the major defenders of Sheffield United’s youth as well as the reserve team
Harry’s career started with Sheffield United – a youth team, he ascended to a senior team where his official debut was accomplished in April 2011 in a match against Cardiff City. He was honoured as the man of the match at the end of his debut. He scored a total of 9 goals in 134 matches but exited the club in 2014. He moved over to Hull City football club, signing a three-year contract with a transfer fee of €3.16 million. His first goal came in the EFL Cup – in a match against Bristol City.
By February 2015, Harry Maguire was on a loan to Wigan Athletic for a year, he appeared in 16 matches with a record of a lone goal. On the 15th of June 2017, he made his move to the Leicester City club where he signed a five-year deal accompanied with an initial fee of €12 million which was potentially increased to €17 million via ad-ons. Harry has witnessed many awards in the course of his footballing career, they include; Sheffield United Player of the Year, PFA Team of the Year, Football League Young Player as well as Hull City Players.
His career at the international level has been equally eventful. In 2012, Harry represented his team in England 21. A call-up to the National Team of England came in 2017 and he debuted against Lithuania. He won a total of three caps for the national team. His debut at the 2018 FIFA world cup (Russia) was accomplished in a match against Tunisia and he also appeared in all the matches of the tournament. He helped the team into the semi-finals by scoring a goal against Sweden.
Wife or Girlfriend
Harry Maguire is neither married nor single, he is in a live-in relationship with his long-term girlfriend Fern Hawkings. Their love affair took-off since 19th June 2011 and they have been cohabiting in London for more than six years. Initially, they were just friends but eventually took their friendship to the next level. The couple is very open about their dalliance, they also share the details of their love life with fans through their posts on social media.
It would appear that the couple is already engaged because Fern was spotted wearing an engagement ring worth the sum of $53, 151.92 on the right finger but we are yet to hear anything about an imminent wedding date. Although they have not produced any child of their own, they are Godparents to Fern’s niece Florence Fraser.
Harry Maguire stands at a great height of 6 feet 4 inches, he weighs a commensurate 100 kg to go with the towering frame. The footballer has both black hair and black eye colour. Other details of his body measurements are not available right now.