Mason Greenwood Biography, Age, profile and Career

Mason Greenwood Biography, Age, profile and Career

After Rashford, Mason Greenwood is one of the many talent Manchester United academy is producing. Born 1 October 2001, Greenwood is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for United and the England national team. 

He had his first start for Manchester United in a UEFA Europa League match against Astana in September 2019, in which he scored becoming the club's youngest ever goalscorer in European competition at the age of 17 years, 353 days. His senior international debut for England came in September 2020, in a UEFA Nations League game against Iceland.

Profile date/Quick Facts

Name in home country: Mason Will John Greenwood
Date of birth: Oct 1, 2001
Place of birth: Bradford  England
Age: 20
Height: 1,81 m
Citizenship: England  England
Position: attack - Right Winger
Foot: both
Current club: Manchester United Manchester United
Joined: Jul 1, 2019 
Contract expires: Jun 30, 2025 
Contract option: club option 1 year
Date of last contract extension: Feb 16, 2021
Social-Media: Facebook, Twitter
Current market value:€50.00m 

Early Life

Mason Will John Greenwood shortly Mason Greenwood was born in Wilsey, Bradford, United Kingdom. He was raised by supportive parents, Andrew Greenwood and Melanie Greenwood, both decent citizens of England. 

His father is an engineer, and his mother served as a housewife. Not to mention, Greenwood’s parents were putting efforts into the excellent upbringing of their children.

Besides, he also has an elder sister named Aston. She is a sprinter who runs for Trafford.

Likewise, the England citizen has not revealed anything related to his academic records and qualification.

Grown and raised in a well-educated family, we can predict that Mason is equally successful and qualified with his educational background too.

Mason has been dating Harriet Robson since January 2019. They have known each other since high school.

Likewise, in their one-year relationship, the young boy thanked his girlfriend sharing their pictures and wrote:

First-year together completed, what an amazing year it’s been with you. Thanks for being there for me every single day, I couldn’t ask for anyone better I love you #1yeartogether.

These lovebirds often post pictures together expressing love for each other on their different social media handles. 

Before joining Manchester United development school in Halifax Greenwood was playing for Westwood juniors at the age of six.

After progressing through the academy ranks, he joined up with the Under-18 squad for the 2017–18 season, despite being eligible for the Under-16s, and finished as top scorer of the U18 Premier League North with 17 goals in 21 games.

In May 2018, Greenwood was named Player of the Tournament as the youth side won the ICGT Trophy in the Netherlands.

Following the year in July 2018, Mason and his team travelled to the United States for their pre-season tour.

On July 20, he made his non-competitive debut as a substitute for Luke Shaw in the 1-1 draw against Club America.

Soon after three days, Greenwood played against San Jose Earthquakes with a 0-0 draw. Similarly, the same year on October 2, Mason signed his first professional contract with Manchester United.

Jose Mourinho selected Mason to train with the first team ahead of their UFFA Championship against Valencia in December 2018.

Finally, on 6th March 2019, Greenwood made his competitive debut as a substitute for Ashley Young in a 3-1 win against Paris Saint Germain in the UEFA Championship League.

At the age of 17, he became the second-youngest player to represent Manchester United in the European competition and the youngest ever in the champions league era.

After that, he made the debut in Premier League against Arsenal with a victory of 2-0 and became the club’s youngest league debutants. On 7th May, he was named as Premier League 2 Player Month of the year.

In the final season, Mason made his first senior start for Manchester United with a defect of 2-0 against Cardiff City. As a senior, the 19-year-old player scored his first senior goal with a 4-0 victory in the pre-season against Leeds United.

Similarly, in the first four league matches, Mason appeared as a substitute in the game. On 19 September 2019, he scored a goal against Astana and became the club’s youngest ever goalscorer in European competition.

In March 2020, after scoring the fifth European goal against Lask of Austria with a 5-0 victory, Mason became the first teenager to score at least 5 goals in a single European season.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all 6 matches of Manchester United were suspended for three months. As soon as the condition became stable after the pandemic, Mason played all the club’s six games.

However, he failed to score in the first 3 games, and later on 3 games, he scored 4 goals in total.

International Career
Looking at his international career, Mason has represented the England nation under-17 teams making 6 appearances in 2017-2018.

Additionally, in September 2019, he made his debut as a substitute against Turkey in the qualifying round 2021 European Under-21 Championship.

In November 2019, Mason scored his first goal against the Netherland in a match but ultimately lost by 2-1.

Similarly, the young player of England was named as England’s senior squad in August 2020. In 2020–21 UEFA Nations League A, he made his debut with a 1-0 victory over Iceland.

However, on September 7, 2020, Greenwood and his teammate, Phil Foden, were dropped from England squad after breaking the Iceland coronavirus quarantine guideline.

Mason Greenwood Awards and Achievements
At an early phase of life, Mason has surprised everyone with his skills as well as been honored with many awards for his huge football achievement.

His awards and achievements at the time of writing are listed below.

May 2018 – Player of the Tournament
2019 – Second youngest player to represent the club in a European competition
Jimmy Murphy Youth Team Player of the Year for 2018/19.
May 7, 2019 – Premier League 2 Player of the Month
September 2019 – Youngest Goal Scorer in European Competition.
March 2020 – First Teenager to Score at least 5 Goals in a Single European Season
August 2020 – England Senior Squad
Nominated for 2020 Golden Bay Award.

Important Question asked

Greenwood foot, jersey and position
Greenwood can play with both left or right feet, However, he’s a natural with the left foot and Mason Greenwood Jersey’s number is 11.

MasonGreenwood plays in the right-winger as the main position and Centre-Forward and Second Striker as other position for Manchester United and the England national team.

When did Mason Greenwood join Manchester United?
Mason Greenwood joined Manchester United at the early age of six. Likewise, he joined up with the Under-18 squad in the 2017–2018 season.

Who gave Mason Greenwood his debut?
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, manager of Premier League club Manchester United gave Mason Greenwood his debut.

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