Our passion and determination works closely together to getting us to where we ought to be. However, if they don’t agree, whatever we put our hands in will always come crumbling down at some point. Freddy Adu is one person who knew the power of the two and worked hard to balance them to reach his goals in life. In this article we will look at Freddy Adu’s net worth in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Freddy Adu was born Fredua Koranteng on 2nd June 1989 in Tema Ghana. Freddy Adu was born and brought up in the port city of Tema in Ghana. He loved football from an early age and he would play with boys who were three times his age for the confidence he had in football.
At the age of eight (in 1997), his mom won a Greencard Lottery and they moved from Ghana to Rockville Maryland in US. At Rockville, Freddy attended Seguoyah Elementary School and in 2003 February, Freddy and his siblings were given US citizenship. A soccer coach in his neighborhood discovered his prowess in football and gave him an opportunity to play with older boys in his neighborhood.
Although nothing has been put into record about his recent personal life, it is however recorded that he once dated Jojo (an American singer) in 2005. Their relationship however, only lasted for 1 year according to a Washington article released in November 2006. The two have however, remained good friends since their breakup according to Jojo’s confession on American Top 40.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Freddy’s first game in D.C United was in the 2004 season when they played against San Jose Earthquakes. Although he was set as a second-half substitute, he was still celebrated as the youngest player to have ever played in United States professional sports. He made his first appearance in the team at the age of 14 and he was able to score his first professional goal which again made him the youngest player to score a goal in the MLS history.
After this goal, he managed to score five other goals in the same year making them six. This took his football career higher than he expected. Other than D.C United States, Adu has been able to sigh contract with many other teams both national and international some of which include; Real Salt Lake, Benfica, Philadelphia Union, Bahia among many others.
Net Worth & Earnings
Freddy Adu’s achievements and prowess in football has seen his net worth rise to a significant amount in a short span of time. Freddy currently has an estimated net worth of $15 million. This is majorly as the payment and different allowances he receives as a professional footballer. His net worth is set to rise as he is getting better deals by day.
Freddy Adu has a great love for football and although he does it as a career and his profession, it is also what he loves most. Due to his passion in football, he has managed to win many games for every team he gets an opportunity to serve as a midfielder or which position is assigned to him.