Nottingham Forest Star Taiwo Awoniyi Shares Adorable Throwback Photo with Wife on Wedding Anniversary


Super Eagles forward Taiwo Awoniyi took to social media to share a heartwarming throwback photo of himself and his wife as they celebrated their 6th wedding anniversary.

The 26-year-old striker married his partner Taiwo Jesudun in an engagement and traditional wedding in Kabba, Kwara state, Nigeria, on 15 June 2018, followed by a white wedding on 16 June in Ilorin.

The Nottingham Forest striker expressed his gratitude for his wife’s love and support in a touching message to his followers to mark their 6th wedding anniversary.

On Sunday, June 16, Taiwo posted a throwback photo and a recent picture of himself and his wife with the caption: “He’s able to do all to perfection, my God They know beforehand in all dimensions (but no be you get sense pass, you still fit miss ham, just a soul help by light ).”

“Thank you @mrs_taiyeawoniyi for managing this imperfect soul and wahala nigga. Happy anniversary wife me.”

Awoniyi, known for his stunning performances on the field, has been enjoying a break from football after helping Nottingham Forest secure a place in the Premier League.

Despite not being included in the Super Eagles’ recent World Cup qualifiers, Awoniyi continues to capture the hearts of fans both on and off the field with his romantic gesture towards his wife.

Taiwo Awoniyi and his relationship with Taiwo Jesudun

Taiwo Awoniyi is a Nigerian professional footballer who has been in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend Taiwo Jesudun before they got married in 2018.

The lovers often share photos on social media, showing their love and affection for each other.

Awoniyi has not disclosed much information about his relationship, preferring to keep his personal life private.

Awoniyi and his wife welcomed their first child, a boy named Emmanuel, on October 16, 2020, two years after they got married in June 2018.

Taiwo Awoniyi

The lovers welcomed their secondborn on Saturday, August 12, 2023, on Awoniyi’s birthday anniversary.

Awoniyi’s club career

Taiwo Awoniyi is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward. He began his youth career at Imperial Soccer Academy in Nigeria before moving to the United Kingdom to join the youth academy at Liverpool FC in 2015.

Awoniyi spent several seasons out on loan to gain first-team experience, playing for clubs such as FSV Frankfurt, NEC Nijmegen, Royal Excel Mouscron, and Mainz 05.

He had varying degrees of success at these clubs, but ultimately struggled to establish himself as a regular starter.

In 2020, Awoniyi joined Union Berlin on loan and had a standout season, scoring 5 goals in 22 appearances. This success earned him a permanent transfer to the club in 2021.

On 25 June 2022, Awoniyi completed a move to newly promoted Premier League side Nottingham Forest on a five-year deal.

Since joining Forest, Awoniyi has continued to impress with his goal-scoring ability and has become an important player for the team.

On 18 August 2023, Awoniyi became the first Forest player to score in six consecutive Premier League matches since Stan Collymore in March–April 1995.

Overall, he has played 243 matches in his club career, scoring 77 goals and creating 28 assists.

Taiwo Awoniyi international stats

In addition to his club career, Awoniyi has also represented Nigeria at the youth and senior levels.

He has played for the Nigerian U-17, U-20, and U-23 teams and made his senior national team debut in 2017.

At the International level, he has played 31 games and scored 13 goals.

Awoniyi’s contract and salary

Taiwo Awoniyi signed a 5 year, $13,000,000 contract with Nottingham Forest, including a weekly salary of $67,500 equivalent to $3,240,000 in a year.


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