Look into Harry Maguire Life and Career

Harry Maguire belongs to the England National Football team. The player was born on March 5, 1993. Currently, he is playing for for Leicester City in the Premier League as a Centre-Back.

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Early Life

Harry comes from Sheffield, South Yorkshire and was raised in the nearby village of Mosborough. He belonged to a middle-class catholic family. The player has two siblings, among them, Laurence Maguire is also an English Footballer.

He completed his initial studies from the St Mary’s Roman Catholic High School, Chesterfield. Harry Maguire values his friendships and his school. As a thank you, he sent a signed shirt to the school. Since June 19, 2011, he has been in a relationship with Fern Hawkins, and the duo has set some firm relationship goals.

Maguire was promoted to the first-team squad after coming through the youth system at Sheffield United. Also made his debut after coming on as a half-time substitute and winning the man of the match award.

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The beginning of Harry Maguire career

On the first day of the 2011-12 League One season, Maguire scored his first goal for the Blades in a 2-0 win over Oldham Athletic. He maintained his excellent form as the Blades competed for promotion from League One. He was rewarded at the end of the season by the club by being awarded both “Player of the Year” and “Young Player of the Year.”

Hull City

Maguire signed a three-year contract with Hull City on July 29, 2014, in a deal worth £2.5 million. On 21 August, he made his debut for the Tigers in the UEFA Europa League play-off round first leg away to Lokeren of Belgium, a 1-0 defeat.

Manager Mike Phelan promoted Maguire to first-team status in 2016-17. On October 25, 2016, Maguire scored his first goal for Hull City in a 2-1 EFL Cup victory over Bristol City. Maguire captained Hull in their league victory over Middlesbrough, scoring his first Premier League goal in the 4-2 victory.

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Manchester United

Manchester United launched a £70 million proposal for Maguire on July 2019. An year after the club backed out of a deal because the same amount was considered too high. They made an improved bid, reported to be around £80 million, which Leicester accepted on August 2. Maguire became the world’s most expensive defender.

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Legacy of Harry Maguire

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International Career

 Maguire qualified to play for England, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. He was, however, called up for the first time to the England national under-21 team in November 2012 for a friendly against Northern Ireland.  

According to Danny Wilson “He has incredible maturity for his age; he takes everything in stride and nothing bothers him. I don’t expect this call-up to either because he is such a level headed character.”  

Maguire made his England Under-21 debut in the 60th minute, replacing Liverpool’s Andre Wisdom in a 2-0 win over Northern Ireland Under-21s at Bloomfield Road. 

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Net Worth of Harry Maguire

The base salary of the player £15 Million. The player earns a weekly wage of up to £70,000. After signing new deal with Manchester United in season 2019-20, Maguire become highest paid defender in Premier league after Virgil Van Dijk with (£200,000) weekly payroll. The 27 year old footballer endorsed for Puma and wear the boots ONE 20.1 soccer cleats in matches.

The Player’s Achievements

  • He was football league player in the month in 2011.
  • Announced as a Sheffield United Young Player of the Year in 2011-12
  • Leicester City Player of the Season in 2017-18

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The Criticism to Harry Maguire

The 29 year old was criticized for even by his own team mates in the England team. Question about his leadership skills still goes around. A lot of fans says that he should turn over his captaincy as he is not capable. His last season really disappointed the supporters and the team members.

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Will the player be able to compete in the FIFA World Cup?

Former England midfielder Paul Merson feels Manchester United center-back Harry Maguire requires game time at his club. In order to stay healthy and play for England at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

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Maguire was benched in Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Liverpool at Old Trafford on Monday, August 22. Merson suggested that Maguire would need to play some games for Manchester United in order to shape up for the FIFA World Cup in 2022.

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