Lucy Bronze: Partner, U-20, Contract & Net Worth

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Lucy Bronze is an English professional soccer player who serves as a right-back for the Liga F club Barcelona and the England women’s national team. She has previously played for Sunderland, Everton, Liverpool, and Manchester City. Lucy won the “Best FIFA Women’s Player: 2020″ award.

In June 2022, Bronze agreed to join Barcelona on a two-year contract after her contract with Manchester City expired.

Thereafter she made her debut for Barcelona’s first league game and where she entered the game in the 60th minute to make plays with England teammate Keira Walsh.

Bronze won the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 on 31, July 2022 with her England squad.

In the final against Germany, she directed the ball from a corner to the D-box where Chloe Kelly scored a winning goal for England with 10 minutes left of extra time.

Likewise, she also represented England at all youth levels before being featured in the national squad at Euro 2013.

Lucy Bronze (Source: National Today)
Lucy Bronze, Barcelona Women’s Team Player (Source: National Today)

Bronze made her England senior team debut on June 26, 2013, as a 67th-minute substitute for Dunia Susi in a friendly match against world champion Japan.

She made a lot of achievements in her career from earning BBC Women’s footballer of the Year twice in 2018 and 2020, to winning a silver medal at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Athletic and skilled as she is, today, we will be talking more about her personal life, career, childhood, and so on.

So, read until the end to learn more about this determined and passionate player on the field.

Quick Facts

Full Name Lucia Roberta Tough Bronze
Birth Date October 28, 1991
Birth Place Berwick-upon-Tweed, England
Alias Lucia
Religion Christianity
Nationality British-Portuguese
Ethnicity White
University Leeds Metropolitan University
School Community High School
Horoscope Scorpio
Father’s Name Joaquin Bronze
Mother’s Name  Kim Bronze
Siblings  A Brother And A Sister
Age 31 Years Old
Height 5’8″/1.72 cm/172 m
Weight 65 kg/143 lb.
Build Athletic
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Light Brown
Profession Professional Soccer Player
Active Years 2009 – Present
Team Barcelona
Marital Status Single
Net Worth $3-$5 Million
Annual Salary Estimated 247K
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Last Update February 2023

Early Life, Parents, & Education

Lucy Roberta Tough Bronze, well-known as Lucy Bronze, was born in Berwick-upon-Tweed, England. She is the second daughter of her parents, Joaquin Bronze and Kim Bronze.

Together, they raised Lucy and her two siblings, an elder brother named Jorge and a younger sister, Sophie.

Lucy’s father is of Portuguese descent, while her mother is pure English, which makes her British-Portuguese with white ethnic background.

young lucy bronze
Young Lucy Bronze With Her Father (Source: Twitter)

Regarding her education, Lucy went to the Duchess Community High School located at Duchess, Alnwick, and later moved to the States.

She enrolled at UNC in North Carolina and later transferred to Leeds Metropolitan University.

In her early days, Bronze started playing soccer in her high school and represented the under-12 academy-level team, Sunderland. Later, after turning 16 in 2007, Lucy captained the under-16 squad.

Age, Body Measurements, Height & Weight

Barcelona soccer player, Lucy was born in 1991, which makes her 31 years old.

Bronze celebrates her birthday October 28, which makes her zodiac sign, Scorpio. People of this sign are known to be competitive, smart, and passionate.

Lucy Bronze
Lucy Bronze, English Soccer Player (Source: Instagram)

Being a player, she is determined and passionate about her game. Lucy’s physical characteristics help her in the course of her game.

To elaborate, Bronze is 1.72 m tall and weighs around 143 lbs. She is still beaming and beautiful with her lustrous light brown hair and stunning green eyes.

From U-16 To The Manchester City

As mentioned above, Lucy has been playing in the field since high school. Already a captain for the under-16 team, she was named Manager’s Player of the Year after Sunderland finished third in the FA Women’s Premier League Northern Division. 

Likewise, the following season, they won the league, and the team gained promotion to the National Division. After that, she also appeared in the 2009 FA Women’s Cup final but they lost to Arsenal by 2-1.

Right after her shift to the states, Lucy began playing for the North Carolina Tar Heels women’s soccer team. Impressed by her, coach Anson Dorrance offered her a scholarship.

In December 2009, Bronze became the first British player to win an N.C.A.A. Cup, followed by All-American honors after scoring three goals and four assists in 24 games. 

Lucy Bronze playing for the National Team
Lucy Bronze In Action (Source: Pinterest)

In September 2010, Bronze signed with Everton and was named a part of the UEFA Women’s Champions League. But she left the team in 2012 and signed with the local rivals, Liverpool.

Apart from that, Lucy made another change by joining Manchester City in November 2014. Fierce from the beginning, she scored two goals in her debut game against 

Her goal helped the City qualify for the UEFA Women’s Championships League for the first time, making history.

Lucy and the Blues were proving to be formidable opponents on the field. More so, it was Bronze who helped the team win their second FA WSL Cup. It got her the FA WSL 1 Players’ Player of the Year award. 

Level Up With Barcelona

Lucy was part of the Olympique Lyonnais and signed a three-year contract in August 2017. She made eight appearances during the 2017-18 season and scored two goals.

Likewise, the star player also played in the final match of the UEFA Women’s Champions League and even helped the team to win the competition. Moreover, she continued scoring goals in almost all of her appearances.

Her contribution made Bronze the Team of the Year for D1 Feminine and Women’s Champions League Squad of the Season in 2018.

Besides that, Lucy was one of the players to be shortlisted for the inaugural Women’s Ballon d’Or award; and later among the ten players to be nominated for the UEFA Women’s Player of the Year Award. 

In the 2018-19 season, Lucy made 29 appearances for Lyon and scored two goals.

She collected her second Division 1 Feminine League title winner’s medal, Coupe de France Feminine, and three UEFA Women’s Champions League with Lyon.

On 8 September 2020, Bronze returned to Manchester City on two years deal and at the end of 2020 was placed third on the 100 best lists produced by The Guardian.

Before the start of the 2021- 22 season, she had knee surgery due to which she could not perform in 2021.

In June 2022, Bronze agreed to join Barcelona on a two-year contract after the expiration of her contract with Manchester.

She made her debut for Barcelona’s first league game against UDG Tenerife in a 2-0 win; she moved into the midfield in the 60th minute to make plays with England teammate Keira Walsh.

Bronzo scored her first goal with Barcelona against Atletico Madrid on 27 November 2022 in the Otro Clasico match.

England’s National Team

In March 2007, Lucy became a part of the England under-17 squad and came fourth in the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup held in New Zealand.

She continued to represent England in 2009 and 2010 by joining their under-20 training camp.

On June 26, 2013, Lucy made her official debut for the England senior team against Japan. The following year, she scored her first goal against Belarus in World Cup qualifiers.

Later, Bronze joined the English Women’s soccer team at the 2015 World Cup.

Lucy was widely praised for her performance, and her name was included in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup All-Star and shortlisted for the Golden Ball.

Furthermore, she played in England’s national squad in UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 (lost in the semi-finals to the Netherlands) and the 2019 World Cup, where England finished fourth.

In the 2022 UEFA Women’s Euro final against Germany, she assisted in a goal that made England victorious. Lucy passed the ball from a corner touch into the box which Chloe Kelly converted into a goal with 10 minutes left in the extra time.

Achievements & Highlights

  • 2009 NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship
  • FA Women’s Premier League Northern Division in 2008–09
  • FA WSL in the year 2013 and 2014
  • 2016 FA WSL
  • 2016 FA WSL Cup
  • Women’s FA Cup in 2016–17 and 2019–20
  • UEFA Women’s Champions League in 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20
  • Division 1 Féminine in 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20
  • Coupe de France féminine in the year 2019 and 2020
  • 2019 Trophée des Championnes
  • UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship winner in 2009 and runner-up in 2010
  • FIFA Women’s World Cup third place in 2015
  • 2019 SheBelieves Cup 
  • PFA Women’s Players’ Player of the Year in the season 2013–14 and 2016–17
  • FIFA Women’s World Cup All-Star Squad in 2015
  • England Player of the Year in 2015 and 2019
  • 2016 FA WSL 1 Players’ Player of the Year
  • MCWFC Etihad Airways Player of the Season in 2016
  • FIFA FIFPro Women’s World11 in the years 2017, 2019, and 2020
  • BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year in 2018 and 2020
  • 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Silver Ball
  • UEFA Women’s Player of the Year Award in 2018–19
  • IFFHS Women’s World Team in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020
  • Globe Soccer Awards Best Women’s Player of the Year in 2019
  • FIFA Best Women’s Player of the Year in 2020
  • IFFHS World’s Woman Team of the Decade 2011–2020
  • IFFHS UEFA Woman Team of the Decade 2011–2020
  • FIFA Women’s World Cup third place: 2015
  • UEFA Women’s Championship: 2022
  • Arnold Clark Cup: 2022
  • The Best FIFA Women’s Player: 2020
  • Freedom of the City of London Award 2022

Personal Life & Relationship 

It is no secret that the public is more curious about celebrities’ lives. And Lucy Bronze is not a new persona regarding gossip and such things

Already in her early 30s, Bronze is not married or engaged; it seems she is single at the moment.

Lucy with Kiera
Lucy with Keira Walsh (Source: Tumblr.com)

If after not dating anyone she is not free from dating rumors.

An LGBTQ+ ally, Lucy is rumored to be in a relationship with England’s soccer player and her now-former teammate Keira Walsh.

However, there are no confirmations regarding her sexuality and relationship with Keira.

Net Worth & Income 

Lucy has achieved a lot in these few years, from the start her high school career to representing England’s national team, it wasn’t an easy feat that anyone can achieve.

As of 2023, Barcelona’s right back has an astounding net worth of $3-$5 million.

She is among the best players in soccer, due to which she earns an estimated salary of (€200k) and $240k yearly.

It is comparatively less than Carli Lloyd ($518,000), Samantha Kerr ($500,000), and Alex Morgan ($450,000).

Furthermore, Lucy earns a lucrative amount from her endorsement deals with brands like Pepsi, EE, and Visa. 

From what we see, Lucy earns more than enough as a player. And we are sure that with time and more experience on her hands, Lucy’s wealth will increase even more.

Trivia 

  • She was a bartender and a soccer player in her struggling years.
  • Bronze is the only person in her family with a sports career.
  • Bronze used to travel more than an hour to reach her training ground every day in Sunderland.

Social Media

Lucy Bronze is active on social media such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She updates us about soccer and other ventures.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Instagram (@lucybronze): 486k followers
  • Twitter (@LucyBronze): 185.9k followers
  • Facebook (@Lucy Bronze) : 245k followers

Popularity Graph

Lucy Bronze is an active player in the Barcelona team and scored her first Barcelona goal in 2022.

The Popularity Graph Of Lucy Since Last Year Worldwide (Source: Google)
Popularity Graph Of Lucy Over The Past Year (Source: Google)

She made progressive performances throughout her career, which brought her to the limelight.

By illustrating her search graph, we can see her rising fame.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What does Lucy Bronze's diet consist of?

Bronze maintains a balanced diet. Some of the food that consists of her diet are Thai fishcakes, lettuce, beetroot, sweet corn, cucumber, tomatoes, red onions, etc. She also likes to snack on fruits like pineapple, watermelon, and grapes. Besides that, her diet changes according to her body's needs.

Is Lucy Bronze in a relationship?

No, the athlete is not in an official relationship at the moment. Instead, she is more focused on her growing career.

Is Lucy Bronze going to Manchester City?

She had two stints with Manchester City from 2015-2017 and 2020-2022.

What are Lucy Bronze's hobbies?

Lucy's hobbies include skiing, snowboarding, road trips, traveling, etc. Besides that, she also refers to soccer as her hobby.

Why is Lucy Bronze famous?

Lucy Bronze is famous as an exceptional soccer player.

Can Lucy Bronze speak French?

The soccer player is a multilingual, and can speak English, French, and Portuguese.

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