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Who is Yunus Musah? Learn More About American Soccer Player

Yunus Musah was born in the United States and currently plays for Valencia in La Liga and the U.S. national team.

Key Facts About Yunus Musah

  • He is a professional soccer player from the United States.
  • He is a La Liga player for Valencia.
  • He also plays for the national squad of the United States.
  • He was born on November 29, 2002.
  • Yunus Dimoara Musah is his full name.
  • Amina and Ibrahim Musah are his parents.
  • His roots can be traced back to Ghana.
  • He identifies as a Muslim.
  • He is worth an estimated $6 million.

Who is Yunus Musah?

Yunus Musah was born in the United States and currently plays for Valencia in La Liga and the U.S. national team. Yunus Dimoara Musah is his full name, and he was born on November 29, 2002. He was born in America to parents of Ghanaian descent, but he spent much of his childhood in Europe, primarily Italy and England. Before he joined the United States in 2021, he was a rising star on England’s international team.

Yunus Musah Early Life

The Ghanaian mother of Yunus Musah gave birth to him in New York City when she was on vacation in the United States. Even his father is a native of Ghana.

Yunus Musah Education

We know little about his background besides his training at Arsenal’s academy.

Yunus Musah Career

Yunus Musah, then 16 years old, signed with Valencia in the summer of 2019 and was placed in the reserve squad for Segunda División B. He made his B-team debut in a 0-0 home draw against C.F. La Nuca on September 15, 2019, at the tender age of 16 and eight months. He earned his first goal as a senior on March 1, 2020, scoring the lone goal in a 2-1 loss to Gimnàstic de Tarragona. He was a regular member of Valencia’s first team during the 2020 preseason, thanks to hiring new head coach Javi Gracia.

Yunus Musah made his first team and La Liga debut on September 13 of that year, at 17 years and eight months old, in a 4-2 home win against Levante U.D. On November 1, 2020, at the age of 17 years, 17 months, and one day, Yunus Musah broke Lee Kang-record in’s of 18 years, seven months, and 20 days by scoring a goal in a 2-2 draw against Getafe C.F. A month later, he extended his contract with Valencia until 2026.

Yunus Musah scored an equalising goal for his team on December 16 during the first round of the Copa del Rey, which was played away at Terrassa F.C., a club from the Tercera División. His team went on to win 4-2 after extra time.

In the 2021-22 Copa del Rey, Yunus Musah scored a vital goal in the team’s triumph over CD Utrillas and CD Arenteiro in an early-round match. After 100 minutes of a 1-1 draw against Real Betis on April 23, 2022, he came on as a substitute for Dimitri Foulquier and was the only player to miss in the penalty shootout.

As a youngster, Yunus Musah could have competed for any of four different national teams: the USA, Ghana, Italy, or England.  Yunus Musah’s 18th birthday was coming up in late 2020, and it was said that he wasn’t sure which country he wanted to represent permanently. On the other hand, he officially committed to playing for the United States of America in international competitions on March 15, 2021. As a United States national team member, Yunus Musah travelled to Qatar to compete in the 2022 World Cup.

Yunus Musah Parents

Amina Musah and Ibrahim Musah are the parents of Yunus Musah.

Yunus Musah Siblings

There is no information available about Yunus Musah’s family besides the fact that he has two brothers and a sister.

Yunus Musah Ethnicity

Yunus Musah is of Ghanaian heritage.

Yunus Musah Religion

Yunus Musah practises Islam.

Yunus Musah Wife

As far as we know, Yunus Musah is neither married nor in a relationship.

Yunus Musah Children

Yunus Musah does not yet have a child of his own.

Yunus Musah Social Media

Yunus Musah’s social media handles are @yunus.musah8 and @yunusmusa8 on Instagram and Twitter, respectively.

Yunus Musah Net Worth

Yunus Musah’s fortune is estimated at $6 million.