Jeremie Frimpong Brother: Is He Related To Emmanuel Frimpong?

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Jeremie Frimpong has been the focus of media headlines these days due to his fans relating him with Ghanaian descent Emmanuel Frimpong as his brother.

Many have speculated Emmanuel Frimpong is related to Jeremie Frimpong. However, this isn’t true, and we’ll break the story out to you.

First and foremost, let us take a look at Jeremie’s career.

Jeremie After Scoring A Goal For Bayer Levekusen
Jeremie After Scoring A Goal For Bayer Leverkusen (Source: Instagram)

Jeremie Agyekum Frimpong is a Dutch professional soccer player who showed great potential from an early age.

At 9, Frimpong joined European giants Manchester City and slowly climbed up to play in Premier League 2 and the UEFA Youth League.

Despite a successful youth career at Manchester City, Frimpong decided to look for new challenges.

So, on September 2, 2019, he moved to Scottish powerhouses Celtic FC. It didn’t take long to showcase his talents in the Scottish League and help his team win the domestic treble in the 2019-20 season.

In 2021, Bayer Leverkusen signed the 2019-20 Celtic’s Young Player of the Year for an undisclosed fee on 4 and a half year deal.

Moreover, he has been named in all two Bundesliga Team of the Season after he joined the German side.

Besides, he has represented the Netherlands national team at different levels, including U19, U20 and U21.

Jeremie Frimpong Brother: Is He Related To Emmanuel Frimpong?

Jeremie Frimpong was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands on December 10, 2000.

The No. 30 right-back has been in the headlines, with fans linking him to former Ghanaian midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong.

From Left - Joey [brother-in-law], Aaron [brother], Jeremie Frimpong, Chelsea [sister], Nana [sister], Wesley [brother], Jeffrey [brother])
From Left – Joey [brother-in-law], Aaron [brother], Jeremie Frimpong, Chelsea [sister], Nana [sister], Wesley [brother], Jeffrey [brother]) (Source: Instagram)
Jeremie and Emmanuel are both of Ghanaian descent and later immigrated to England.

This fact was among the leading factors that made the public assume they were related.

Despite much speculation, there exists no personal connection between Jeremie and Emmanuel. They share no blood ties, nor do they maintain any form of friendship.

However, Jeremie Frimpong has three brothers, Wesley, Jeffrey & Aaron, and two sisters, Chelsea and Nana Frimpong.

Jeremie’s Early Life

Frimpong was born in the Netherlands but with Ghanaian roots on his maternal side. His parents separated when he was just six.

Then the Frimpongs moved to the UK in 2007, as Bernice, his mother, thought her children might get a better education in the UK.

Frimpong Made Over 60 Appearances For The Manchester City U18s, 19s And 23s
Frimpong Made Over 60 Appearances For The Manchester City U18s, 19s And 23s (Source: Bundesliga)

Frimpong started playing well, and to everyone’s surprise, the right-bac used to play as a striker.

He started playing soccer as a striker and later played on the sides as a right-winger before taking the defensive role.

During his time as a striker, a man on the sidelines used to pay him £10 for every goal he scored.

Moreover, Frimpong’s elder brother, Jeffrey, used to tell Jeremie, “If you score three goals, then Mum and I will put money towards buying you a PS3.”

At some point, goals came naturally to Jeremie as scoring had become a habit.

Consequently, with his promising gameplay, he saw himself playing in the Man City youth academy in just two years, where he crossed paths with Jadon Sancho.

Pratik Prasai
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