Emile Smith Rowe is inarguably one of the best footballers at Arsenal currently. He is one of those players coach Mikel Arteta cannot do without due to what he brings to the table on and off the pitch. In this article, you will learn about the background of the player, his journey to stardom, and his current stats.
Who is Emile Smith Rowe?
Emile Smith Rowe is a 21-year-old professional English footballer who currently plays for the Arsenal football club. The fast-rising football star plays as an attacking midfielder for both the Three Lions of England and Arsenal.
Smith Rowe weighs 79 kg and is 1.82 meters tall which is a good body measurement that gives him room to make his usual skillful run into the opposition’s eighteen-yard box.
Emile Smith Rowe’s early life and Biography
Emile Smith Rowe was born in Croydon, England on July 28, 2000, which means that the 21-year-old footballer is English by birth and by origin.
Smith Rowe is one of the many footballers who picked up an interest in football at a very early age. Due to his burning desire to be a footballer, he paid less interest in formal education.
Luckily for him, Emile Smith Rowe’s father, Les Smith Rowe who was a semiprofessional footballer was there to support the Arsenal star to fulfil his dream of being a pro. Also, his mother, Fiona Smith Rowe never gave up on Emile’s dream.
The effort of Mr. and Mrs. Smith Rowe paid off big time as Emile went on to become a pro at one of the biggest football clubs in England, Arsenal.
Emile Smith Rowe’s football history and stats
Emile Smith Rowe started his journey to becoming a football star at Arsenal’s youth system. Between July 1, 2016, and January 31, 2019, Smith Rowe played for Arsenal’s under-18 and under-23 teams.
On January 31, 2019, RB Leipzig picked interest in him and Arsenal agreed to send him on loan to the German club for a loan fee of one million euros.
After half a season in Germany, the English footballer returned to Arsenal’s under-23 team on June 30, 2019. Yet, he could not break into Arsenal’s senior team. Hence, Smith Rowe had to move to a Championship side Huddersfield on loan on January 10, 2020.
After half a season at the Championship club, the football star returned to the Arsenal under-23 team on July 31, 2020. A day after his return, he was drafted into Arsenal’s senior team on August 1, 2020. Since then, he has been unstoppable.
On July 22, 2021, Arsenal decided to extend Smith Rowe’s contract which reportedly earns him £20,000 per week or £1,040,000 per year. The contract will expire on June 30, 2026.
Since Smith Rowe was promoted to Arsenal’s senior team, the 21-year-old English attacking midfielder has played 79 times in which he scored 18 goals and provided 9 assists.
So far in the 2021-2022 season, Smith Rowe has scored 11 goals and provided two assists in 34 games in all competitions. His current transfer market value is €40 million.
On November 12, 2021, Smith Rowe played his first international match for the Three Lions of England. Since then, the 21-year-old attacking midfielder has played thrice and scored a goal.
What is the net worth of Smith Rowe and his personal life?
Emile Smith Rowe makes £1,040,000 every year as a player at Arsenal and his net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.
Currently, Smith Rowe has 927,000 Instagram followers @esr. He uses the page to promote his football career and flaunt a few of his off-the-field activities.
Despite how active the English footballer has been on Instagram, he has never made any post that suggests that he is in any serious relationship. Hence, it is safe to say that Smith Rowe is currently single until he makes his relationship status public.