Calvin Bassey Biography
Calvin Chinedu Bassey (formerly known as Ughelumba), born on December 31, 1999, is a professional footballer renowned for his versatility in playing as a left-back or centre-back. Despite being born in Italy, he proudly represents the Nigeria national team.
Bassey originally hails from Italy but relocated to England during his childhood years, settling in Newham.
Interestingly, he shares a familial bond with his brother, Matthew Bassey, known in the music scene as Y.CB. Matthew is part of the UK drill group 7th and actively contributes to the music industry as a rapper.
Bassey’s journey in professional football began in the youth system of Leicester City. However, he didn’t secure a senior appearance with the club. Instead, in July 2020, he made a significant move to Rangers on a free transfer. During his two seasons with Rangers, Bassey showcased his talent, making 65 appearances and contributing to the team’s victories in the Scottish Premiership and the Scottish Cup.
In July 2022, Bassey made another pivotal move, signing with Dutch club Ajax, a transfer that marked a historic milestone for Rangers as they received the highest transfer fee in their history. A year later, in July, he joined the English club Fulham, adding another chapter to his promising football career.
Calvin Bassey Net Worth
Calvin Bassey, the talented footballer, is estimated to possess a net worth of $2 million.
- Scottish Premiership
- Scottish Cup
- UEFA Europa League runner-up
- KNVB Cup runner-up
- UEFA Europa League Team of the Season