Tariq Lamptey – Bio, Injury, Parents, Salary, Height, Net Worth
Tariq Lamptey is a professional football player and represents Ghana National Team. Young talent, a class player with so much energy he is absolutely awesome and a joy to watch when playing.
He is one of the best right-backs in the world presently one who is humble and determined to reach the top.
Lamptey was born in Hillingdon on 30 September 2000 in Greater London. Tariq is a product of the Chelsea youth system, he joined the academy at the age of eight only..
On 29 December 2019, Lamptey made his professional footballing debut away against Arsenal in the Premier League, replacing Fikayo Tomori in the 59th minute where he was extremely lively helping Chelsea come back from 1–0 down to win 2–1.
His full name is Tariq Kwame Nii-Lante Lamptey and his nickname or short name is Riq. He was born on 30 September 2020 in Hillingdon, England.
He is an English professional footballer who plays predominantly as a right wing-back for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion and the England under-21 national team.
His grassroots football took off from playing in local games Larkspur Rovers (Local Club). He joined the football academy at the age of eight.
Lambtey made his professional football debut on 29 December 2019 against Arsenal in the Premier League. He replaced Fikayo Tomori in the 59th. minute, where he helped Chelsea come back from near defeat to win the match 2-1.
After the match, Lamptey spoke to the media and said that “My heart was racing, this is the moment I and my family have been waiting for”.
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Thereafter, Lamptey made two more appearances for Chelsea both coming in the FA Cup wins that was over Nottingham Forest at home and Hull City. He made three appearances in all before leaving the club.
Next was the winter transfer deadline day on 31 January 2020 when he completed a permanent transfer to Brighton and Brighton & Hove Albion F.C., he signed a three-and-a-half-year deal.
Next came his impressive debut for the Seagulls in his first Premier League start, a 0–0 away draw against Leicester City on 23 June – Brighton’s second match back from the Premier League’s temporary break due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Then he signed a new three-and-a-half-year contract extension on 17 January 2021.
Lamptey made his return to a matchday squad for the first time in nine months on 19 September 2021, remaining as an unused substitute in Brighton’s 2–1 home win over Leicester.
Tariq Lamptey Injury
Tariq Lamptey’s injury began in October 2021 – December 2021. He was out of football for nearly six weeks. The injury (hamstring tear) including his series of hamstring injuries and setbacks that led to surgery, the surgery itself and a potential silver lining, the typical return to play the timeline, and overall outlook and what to expect from Lamptey as he returns this season to play in the FIFA Worldcup in Qatar.
Lamptey made his first Premier League start since returning from injury in the 1–1 home draw against Newcastle on 6 November, playing 75 minutes. On 1 December, Lamptey’s cross found Neal Maupay and he fired home the 89th-minute acrobatic overhead equalizer away at West Ham United.
He represented in youth international for England ‘The Young Lions’ from U18 to U21 level. In July 2020 he was contacted by the Ghana FA about potentially switching to represent Ghana internationally.
Again after 18 months without being on the under-21 side due to injury, he made his return in March 2022 for 2023 European under-21 Championship qualifying matches against Andorra and Albania.
In May, it was officially announced that Lamptey was considering switching to Ghana. Watch him play in Fifa Qatar World Cup in 2022 representing Ghana.
Tariq Lamptey Parents
Tariq in Arabic-Muslim means Morning Star. Lamptey was born to Ghanaian parents, Mr Nii Lantey Lamptey and his mother’s name is not known. His parents can be found in Northern Ghana in West Africa.
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Tariq Lamptey Salary
His net worth as of 2022 is £6,453,720. Per hour he earns £208, and per week he earns around £42,000. Per year he earns around, £2,184,000. His current contract with Ghana expires on June 30, 2025
Tariq Lamptey Height
He is 1.63 metres tall (5 ft 4 in).
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Tariq Lamptey Brother
Lamptey has three brothers whose names are not known.
Is Tariq Lamptey Muslim
Tariq is a Muslim name meaning ‘Morning Star. His family is from Northern Ghana in West Africa.
Tariq Lamptey Instagram
@tariq_lamptey – Instagram update, he has 146 posts so far and his fan following has increased to 256K as of November 2022.
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Tariq Lamptey Girlfriend
He has no girlfriend at this moment, he has kept his love life out of the spotlight. His past relationships are not disclosed anywhere yet but we are reviewing them continuously to keep updated.
Tariq Lamptey Net Worth
Tariq Lamptey is worth about $2.5 million. His income is generated mainly from his football career. As a promising football player, he is expected to earn more as the years go by.
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