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Who is Calvin Bassey?
Calvin Bassey (born 31 December 1999) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a left-back or a centre-back for Premier League club Fulham and the Nigeria national team.
Bassey is a product of Leicester City’s youth system but didn’t make a senior appearance for the club before joining Rangers on a free transfer in July 2020. He made 65 appearances over two seasons for Rangers and won the Scottish Premiership and the Scottish Cup. In July 2022, he signed for Dutch club Ajax, with Rangers receiving the highest transfer fee in their history.
On 28 July 2023, Bassey joined Premier League club Fulham on a four-year deal. Fulham paid Ajax a transfer fee of €21 million.
Bassey was born in Italy but has represented Nigeria at international level since making his debut in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification game against Ghana in March 2022.
Calvin’s father’s name is Kingsley Ikenna Ughelumba and his mother’s name is Ebere Bassey Etim.
Calvin’s mother is of Igbo origin while his father is from South-South part of Nigeria.
Calvin Bassey’s family currently resides in England.
He said his Nigeria choice was largely influenced by his mother who raised him alongside three of his brothers after separating with their father.
“My mother played a huge role in making me decide on playing for Nigeria. It has been her dream and I am glad she is alive to see it come to pass. If all goes well she will likely follow me to Nigeria to see me in the colours of the team she loves for the first time”.
Calvin Bassey has three brothers. Calvin Bassey has no sister.
Calvin Bassey is the brother of English rapper Y.CB, real name Matthew Bassey, who makes music under UK drill group 7th.
Calvin Bassey is currently single and not in an open relationship for now. Calvin Bassey is also not married.
Calvin Bassey is a Christian by religion.
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