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Anthony Elanga Wiki

Full name/nicknameAnthony David Junior Elanga
Date of birth27 April 2002
Age                20 years                   
Place of birthMalmö, Sweden          
Height5ft 10in (1.78)
NationalityCameroonian, Swedish
ClubManchester United
Net worth$1 million
Relationship statusChina Navana
Sexual orientationStraight


Who is Anthony Elanga | Biography and Story


Anthony Elanga was born on the 27th of April 2002, he was born in Malmö, Sweden. He is a swedish footballer and a professional football player. He plays for Manchester United a Premier league club and he also play for the Sweden national team. 

Anthony Elanga is known for his excess urge to improve and to learn from others. He joined Manchester United in the youth system when he was 12 and he won an award named "Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the year award". That was in 2020.

In 2021, he made his senior and also premier league debut playing against Leicester city. Anthony Elanga have represented his country at the under-21, under-19, under-17 steps (levels) before he finally made his first (Senior) national team debut (2002).


Anthony Elanga Career

Club career

Anthony Elanga played for IF Eifsborg and Malmö FF (both clubs are in Sweden). Elanga joined Manchester United after his family moved to England, the funny part was that they moved to Manchester and Elanga was scouted by the two most famous clubs in the City (Manchester United and Manchester City).

But eventually he ended up signing for United at age 12.

Anthony Elanga started with Manchester United and made his first start for the United under-18s when he was 15. The match was played against Liverpool and it ended a 2-1 defeat at Anfield (that was in April).

Elanga in 22 appearances scored 4 goals in his first complete season playing for the Manchester United under-18s. 

However Anthony Elanga continued to flourish as he mover higher up the levels. He won the Jimmy Murphy Young Player award and he was also the top Scorer in the league for the United under-18s with 9 appearance and 7 goals.

In 2020/21 season, Anthony Elanga debuted and appeared in the Manchester United first team for the first time. It was in a pre-season game played against Aston Villa before the 2020/2021 premier league season.

Elanga appeared in the United first team again for the first time in Europa league competition. He was not used at all even as a substitute. In The first and second leg of the Quarter final against Granada he was available but he wasn't used in either leg. 

However on the 11th of May, Elanga replaced Marcus Rashford in the Premier league match against Leicester city and that was when Elanga made his Premier league debut for Manchester United.

In 2021/22 season Anthony Elanga was given more play time and involvement in the first team. This enables him to prove his Potentials, he scored his 2nd goal in the league on 19th of January 2022 as Manchester United beat Brentford 3-1 away.

In February 2022, Anthony Elanga lost a penalty which sees United get disqualified by Middlesbrough in an FA Cup knockout fixture. He received several abuses on Social media. After some days, that same February Elanga scored in a match against Leeds United where he was initially hit by an object thrown from the crowd. He scored his first Champions league goal three days after against Atletico Madrid.

International career

Anthony Elanga is one of the footballers who are eligible to play for multiple countries. He's eligible to play for three countries which includes Cameroon, England or Sweden. Elanga so far have represented Sweden ranking from the under-17, under-19, under-21 and even to the senior level.

Elanga was named in Sweden squad to play in the World Cup qualifiers in March. He was subbed in and had his debut against Czech republic.

Why did Elanga choose to play for Sweden?

Anthony Elanga actually choose to represent Sweden due to the reasons that he spent majority and most of his life there and also being born in Sweden.

Anthony Elanga personal life (Parents, relationship status)?

Who is Anthony Elanga's father?

According to reports, Elanga was born and fathered by the former Cameroon (international) footballer "Joseph Elanga". Elanga's father can speak in three different language, (French, English and Swedish).

Lastly, he was born in Vaster in Sweden (he was born in hyilie Ward of Malmö which is now part of Vaster)

Who is Anthony Elanga's Mother?

Elanga's mother is Daniella Elanga.

Anthony Elanga Girlfriend/wife or partner?

Anthony Elanga in the 2022 summer spent a beautiful time with China Navana on holiday.

Anthony Elanga Net Worth and Salary?

Anthony Elanga earns upto £1500 per week in Manchester United and that sums up to about £78,000 each year. Elanga is currently on a net worth of about $1 million and for sure he's committed and his Net Worth would of course continue growing.

Is Anthony Elanga a Swedish or Cameroonian?

Anthony Elanga was born in Sweden and we can say he's a Swedish but his father is from Cameroon hence, we can also call Elanga a Cameroonian.

Anthony Elanga Honours and Awards

  • 2020/21 Europa league runner up.
  • 2019/20 Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the year.
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