Born on December 16, 1995, in Haarlem, Netherlands, Tyronne Ebuehi is a Nigerian professional footballer. He is currently plying his trade as a right-back for Serie A club Empoli.
Tyronne Ebuehi club career
Tyronne Ebuehi's journey in professional football began with youth teams of various amateur clubs in the Netherlands.
However, it was in 2013 that he made a significant leap in his career by joining the professional team ADO Den Haag, transitioning from amateur side HFC EDO.
He marked his Eredivisie debut on August 10, 2014, in a match against Feyenoord, displaying his potential and commitment to the sport.
In a career-defining move, Ebuehi signed a five-year contract with Portuguese club S.L. Benfica on May 19, 2018.
Unfortunately, an injury sidelined him for the entirety of the 2018-19 season, delaying his opportunity to make an impact on the international stage.
Subsequently, on June 28, 2021, Ebuehi embarked on a season-long loan to Serie A side Venezia, contributing to the club's journey in the top-flight Italian league.
His promising performances attracted the attention of Empoli, and on July 5, 2022, he signed a contract with the Italian club, securing his place in Serie A until June 2025.
Tyronne Ebuehi international career
Tyronne Ebuehi's journey with the Nigerian national team is equally notable. In November 2016, he received his first call-up to represent Nigeria in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria.
Initially declining the call-up to settle into his team ADO Den Haag, he later joined the squad for friendlies against Senegal and Burkina Faso in March 2017.
Ebuehi made his senior debut for Nigeria in a friendly match against Togo on June 1, 2017, marking the beginning of his international career.
One of the pinnacle moments in his career came when he was named in Nigeria's 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
He played a crucial role, coming on as a substitute in a memorable 2-0 victory over Iceland on June 22, 2018, contributing to Nigeria's journey in the tournament.
Ebuehi's commitment to the national team was further exemplified when he received a late call-up to join the Super Eagles in a friendly against Brazil on October 5, 2019, following an injury to defender Kenneth Omeruo.
In October 2023, Ola Aina was sidelined from the Super Eagles squad due to injury, paving the way for Tyronne Ebuehi to earn a call-up to the squad, further solidifying his role as a valuable asset to the team.
Tyronne Ebuehi and Umar Sadiq have been drafted in as replacements for Taiwo Awoniyi and Ola Aina ahead of the the Super Eagles’ international friendly games against Saudi Arabia and Mozambique.
— Naijafootballers (@9ja_footballers) October 8, 2023
Tyronne Ebuehi stats
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Tyronne Ebuehi family
Tyronne Ebuehi was born in the Netherlands to a Nigerian father and a Dutch mother.
Tyronne Ebuehi salary
The Nigerian earns an estimated £4,600 per week, which amounts to approximately £239,200 per year as a valued player for Empoli in Serie A.
Ebuehi's net worth is estimated to be £1,487,720
Tyronne Ebuehi girlfriend
There is no publicly available information regarding Tyronne Ebuehi's girlfriend or relationship status.
Tyronne Ebuehi market value
With a current market value of €2.50 million, the 27 years old player stands as a prominent talent in the world of Nigerian football.
He holds the respectable rank of number 38 among all players hailing from Nigeria. Moreover, within the ranks of FC Empoli, Ebuehi secures the 14th spot among all players.
This article was most recently revised and updated 2 months ago