Troy Deeney

Troy Deeney is a professional English footballer who currently is playing as the captain of Watford, Premier League FC. Deeney has been playing as the striker for Watford since 2010. Born in Wet Midlands, Deeney had a troubled childhood as he along with his mother faced abuse by his own father. Deeney was also awarded as the “Watford Player of the Year” and “Watford Players’ Player of the Year” in the 2013/14 season.

What is Troy Deeney famous for?

  • Deeney is famous as the active player and captain of Premier League Club, Watford. 

Where was Troy Deeney Born?

Troy Deeney was born on June 29, 1988, in Birmingham, England. His birth name is Troy Matthew Deeney. Deeney belongs to British nationality and is of Black ethnicity. Cancer is his zodiac sign. 

Deeney was born as one of the three children of his parents Paul Anthony Burke(father) and Emma Deeney(mother). Troy grew up in Chelmsley Wood, Solihull, where his father was a drug dealer. Troy at the age of 10, along with his mother faced assault by his father. His parents divorced when Troy was 11 and his mother raised their children alone. 

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Deeney wasn’t keen on studying as he was expelled from school when he was 14, without earning any GCSEs. Later in 2012, however, he earned GCSEs in English, Science, and Maths. In June 2012, Deeney was sentenced to ten months imprisonment after he kicked a man in the head during a fight. He was released after serving three months of his term. 

After he left school in 2004, he began training as a bricklayer and earned £120 a week. His brother, Ellis, is also a semi-professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder.

Troy Deeney Career Highlights

  • Deeney after getting invited by the Aston Villa academy took part in a 4-day summer trial at the age of 15. Later, he joined the Chelmsley Town where he scored 7 goals in an 11-4 win(while being drunk).
  • On December 18, 2006, Deeney got officially signed to a football club, Walsall. However, he was sent to Halesowen Town on loan for the rest of the 2006–07 season.
  • On September 9, 2009, Deeney signed a new two-year deal until 2011 with Walsall which he finished scoring 114 goals and was awarded the club’s “Player of the Year” award.
  • In 2010, he was signed to Championship club, Watford.
  • In March 2012, he won the “Goal of the Season” award for his goal against Ipswich Town.
  • In March 2013, Deeney signed a new contract with Watford, a three-year contract until 2016.
  • On August 10, 2013, Deeney scored his first hat-trick as in a 6-1 win against Bournemouth.
  • Deeney won the “Watford Player of the Season” award for 2013–14 season also the “Players’ Player of the Year” on May 2, 2014.
  • Deeney was named the Watford captain in 2014. He also became the first player in Watford history to score 20 or more goals in three consecutive seasons.
  • On August 8, 2015, Deeney made his Premier League debut, captaining the Hornets in their 2015–16 season.
  • On July 1, 2016, Deeney signed a new five-year deal with Watford.
  • In April 2019, Deeney and his teammates were subjected to racist comments on social media. 

Who is Troy Deeney Married to?

Troy Deeney was married to his former wife, Stacey Deeney. The couple together has two children, a son named Myles and a daughter named Amelia. However, their relation couldn’t last long and they split up. Currently, Deeney is single and is focusing more on his games. In 2018, Deeney gave up gambling entirely and alcohol in weeks of his games. 

What is the Net Worth of Troy Deeney?

The 31 years old footballer, Troy Deeney has quiet a good earning through his professional career as a football player. His estimated net worth is around $18 million. Deeney has been earning more since he has been paying as the captain of Watford FC. 

In 2012, Deeney signed a contract with Watford where his salary rose to 6000 euros from 1200 euros. Later in 2016, his salary was estimated to be $3.4 million.  

How Tall is Troy Deeney?

Troy Deeney has a well-maintained body built. He has an athletic body physique with several tattoos painted on his body. He has a dark complexion with bald hair and brown eyes. He stands tall with a height of 6ft.(1.83m).

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