Carl Ikeme Biography, Age, Early Life, Sports Career, Salary, Net Worth And More

Carl Ikeme Biography
Carl Onora Ikeme was a former professional goal keeper who spent his entire career at the Wolverhampton Wanderers.
He had a total of 207 appearances and was a part of the trams that won the Leage One in 2014 and Championship in 2009.
We will be seeing Carl Ikeme's biography, date of birth, age, family, parents, wife, children, sports career, salary, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you would need to know about him.

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Carl Ikeme Profile

Here is a quick run down on Carl Ikeme's profile:
Name: Carl Ikeme
Date of birth: 8th June, 1986
Age: 32 years (2019)
Nationality: Nigeria
Religion: Christianity
Career: Sports, Goalkeeper
Net worth: $10 million (est.)

Carl Ikeme Biography, Age, Early Life, Education

Born on the 8th of June, 1986, the England-born goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme spent his entire career at the Wolverhampton Wanderers. He had a total of 207 appearances and was among the team that won a series of competitions.
Having progressed through the Wolverhampton Wanderers' football academy, Ikeme made his first appearance in the 2003-04 Premier League season, but was on the substitutes bench throughout.

After that, Ikeme moved on a month-old loan to Conference Premier side Accrington Stanley on the 14th of October, 2004. He made his debut senior appearance on the 16th of October, playing about four games for them and it was a goalless draw.
He also made his debut appearance in the Wolves the following season, having a 5-1 win over another club, Chester City. He also moved on a loan to the Stockpot Country, late 2015 but was cut short after sustaining a hand injury.

During the 2006-07 season, he also suffered a knee injury and has to undergo surgery. He fully recovered late 2007 but was making appearances only as a substitute.
He returned to the Wolves September 2008 after Wayne Hennessey, the regular keeper was suspended and continued successfully until he sustained another injury.

He continued successfully until the 6th of July, 2017, it was announced that he had been diagnosed with acute leukaemia. Wolves eventually won the Championship title and returned to Premier League, but Ikeme took no part in his treatment.
On the 23rd of June, 2018, Ikeme announced to the public that he was in a complete remission after a very though year of intense chemotherapy and would be retiring based on his health condition, 27th July. The new goalkeeper, Rui PatrĂ­cio left the No1 jersey vacant in honor of the former goalkeeper, Ikeme choosing 11 instead.

Having being born in England to a Nigerian father, Ikeme was eligible to represent both Nigeria and England at the international level, and he chose Nigeria.
He was called up to the Super  Eagles squad, March 2007 by the then manager, Berti Vogts and he made his debut appearance on the 5th of September, 2015 in a match against Tanzania.
It was in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification game. He also made three appearances in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but couldn't go for the finals due to his cancer treatment.

Carl Ikeme Net Worth

Professional footballers get paid heavily, but their pay is determined by so many factors. From our estimations, Carl Ikeme is worth $10 million.
He made a good number of appearances in both international and local matches before his retirement due to health reasons.

Social Media Handles

Carl is an active user of the social media. You can get him on:
- Twitter @carl_ikeme
- Instagram @carlikeme
- Facebook Carl Ikeme

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