Ademola Lookman Biography, Age, Early Life, Education, Club Career, International Career, Personal Life, Girlfriend, Goals, Stats, Awards, Achievement, Net Worth, Salary, Social Media

Ademola Lookman Biography

Ademola Olajade, Alade Aylola Lookman. MON (born October 20, 1997) is a professional footballer who plays as a winger for Serie A side Atalanta.

He was born in England and currently plays for Nigeria’s national team.

Lookman made his senior debut in 2015, playing forward for Charlton Athletic in the Championship.


He signed with Everton in January 2017, where he primarily featured as a winger.

He has represented England at the under-19 and under-21 levels. In 2022, Lookman made his debut for Nigeria.

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Ademola Lookman’s Personal information

Full name Ademola Olajade Alade Aylola Lookman
Date of birth 20 October 1997 (age 26)
Place of birth Wandsworth, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.74 m)
Position(s) Winger
Team information
Current team
Number 11
Youth career
2008–2013 Waterloo
2013–2015 Charlton Athletic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 Charlton Athletic 45 (10)
2017–2019 Everton 36 (1)
2018 → RB Leipzig (loan) 11 (5)
2019–2022 RB Leipzig 11 (0)
2020–2021 → Fulham (loan) 34 (4)
2021–2022 → Leicester City (loan) 26 (6)
2022– Atalanta 60 (22)
International career
2016 England U19 5 (0)
2016–2017 England U20 15 (4)
2017–2019 England U21 11 (1)
2022– Nigeria 21 (6)


Medal record
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 23:46, 12 May 2024 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 23:31, 26 March 2024 (UTC)
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Ademola Lookman’s Early Life and Education

Ademola Lookman Olujade Alade Aylola Lookman. was born on October 20, 1997, in Wandsworth, Greater London, to Nigerian parents.

He attended St Thomas the Apostle College in Peckham and obtained three A*s and five As at GCSE.

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Ademola Lookman Club Career (Charlton Athletic)

Lookman joined Charlton Athletic’s academy in 2014, coming from Waterloo, a youth football club in the London Borough of Lambeth.

His goal-scoring record for Charlton’s U18 and U21 teams propelled him rapidly up the Charlton academy ranks, and he made his first-team debut for the Addicks on November 3, 2015.

He scored his first goal for the club in a 3-2 defeat against Brighton & Hove Albion on 5 December 2015.

He then followed it up with both Charlton’s goals in a 2-2 draw with Bolton Wanderers 10 days later.

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Everton, loan to RB Leipzig

On January 5, 2017, Lookman signed a four-and-a-half-year contract with Everton for an undisclosed cost, which was rumored to be an initial £7.5 million and may rise to £11 million with add-ons.

He made his club debut ten days later, in a 4-0 win over Manchester City, replacing Ross Barkley in the 90th minute and scoring the fourth goal.

Everton’s Lookman made his European debut against MFK Ružomberok in the Europa League third qualifying round first leg, scoring 1-0.

Although manager Sam Allardyce declared that Lookman would not be sent out in the January 2018 transfer window, the club eventually agreed to a loan move to Championship club Derby County, where he was expected to play regular first-team games.

However, the midfielder insisted on a different move and joined Bundesliga team RB Leipzig till the end of the 2017-18 season.

In his first game with Leipzig, Lookman scored the winning goal in the away game against Borussia Mönchengladbach despite coming on late.

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RB Leipzig, with loans to Fulham and Leicester City

On July 25, 2019, Lookman signed a five-year contract with RB Leipzig.

On September 30, 2020, Lookman signed a season-long loan with Premier League club Fulham.

He scored his first league goal for Fulham against Sheffield United on October 18th.

On August 31, 2021, Lookman joined Leicester City on a season-long loan.

On September 11, 2021, he made his Leicester debut as a 73rd-minute replacement in a 1-0 defeat to Manchester City.

On December 28, 2021, Lookman scored the only goal in their 1-0 victory over Liverpool.

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On August 4, 2022, Lookman signed a four-year contract with Serie A club Atalanta for a reported sum of €15 million.

He scored on his debut for the club, a 2-0 Serie A victory over Sampdoria on August 13th.

In January 2023, he scored braces in three successive games: an 8-2 Serie A victory over Salernitana, a 5-2 Coppa Italia victory over Spezia, and a 3-3 Serie A tie against Juventus.

On 22 May 2024, he scored his first career hat-trick in the Europa League final at the Dublin Arena, as Atalanta defeated Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 to win the trophy for the first time in the club’s history; additionally, he became the first ever player to score a hat-trick in a one-time Europa League final match.

Ademola Lookman International Career

Lookman was born in England to Nigerian parents and may represent both countries’ national teams.

He gained his first international call-up when he was picked for England’s U19 team for Mexico.

He was then picked to the squad for the European U19 Championships that summer.

In early 2017, Lookman declined an offer to switch allegiance to Nigeria following an approach from national coach Gernot Rohr.

Lookman was included in the England under-20 squad for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

He scored three goals during the tournament, two against Costa Rica in the last 16 and one against Italy in the semi-finals.

England defeated Venezuela 1-0 in the final, marking the country’s first victory in a major championship final since the 1966 World Cup.

In September 2017, he gained his first call-up to the England under-21s for a European Championship qualifier against the Netherlands and Latvia.

He made his debut in the opening encounter, assisting Everton teammate Dominic Calvert-Lewin for England’s goal in a 1-1 tie.

Lookman declined Nigeria again in early 2018 after meeting with the president of the Nigeria Football Federation.

He rejected Nigeria’s offer for the third time in September 2018, when England senior manager Gareth Southgate persuaded him that he was part of his plans.

Despite his caps and youth success for England, and having previously turned down Nigerian offers, the Nigeria Football Federation stated in January 2020 that Lookman would convert his international allegiance to Nigeria.

However, Lookman claimed that he had not changed his mind about wanting to represent England.

On February 10, 2022, FIFA approved Lookman’s bid to represent the Nigerian national team.

Lookman made his debut for Nigeria on March 25, 2022, in a scoreless draw against Ghana as part of the third round of the African round of qualification for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Lookman was nominated to Nigeria’s squad for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, which would be hosted in Ivory Coast.

He scored both goals for Nigeria in their 2-0 round-of-16 win over Cameroon, before scoring the sole goal in their 1-0 quarter-final victory over Angola.

Nigeria lost the final 1-2 against Ivory Coast.

Lookman and the remainder of the Nigerian squad were appointed Members of the Order of the Niger in recognition of their performance.

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Ademola Lookman Awards and Achievements

National Team Level: England
FIFA U-20 World Cup: 2017

National Team Level: Nigeria
AFCON runner-up: 2023.

Club level: Atalanta
UEFA Europa League: 2023–24

Individual Achievements: LFE Apprentice of the Year (Champion): 2015-16.

Atlanta Player of the Season: 2022–23

Africa Cup of Nations Team of the Tournament for 2023

Ademola Lookman Net Worth

Ademola Lookman’s net worth is believed to be $4 million, with the majority of his money derived purely from football.

Transfermrkt estimates the Super Eagles star’s market value at €30 million.

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Ademola Lookman Personal Life

Ademola Lookman was born in Wandsworth, Greater London to Nigerian parents.

He attended St Thomas the Apostle College in Peckham, where he obtained three A*s and five As at GCSE.

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Ademola Lookman Salary

Ademola lookman’s Atalanta pay breakdown as of May 2024 (guaranteed bonuses included before taxes)

Per week: $47,361 (₦66,305,400).

Monthly: $205,233 (₦287,325,967).

Annually: $2,462,794 (₦3,447,912,000).

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Ademola Lookman Girlfriend

The identity of Ademola Lookman’s girlfriend remains a mystery.

The Super Eagles player prefers to keep aspects of his romantic life out of the public eye.

He has yet to go public with her, assuming he has any.

It is still unknown as of the time of this report.

Ademola Lookman Social Media

Ademola Lookman is an avid social media user.

His Instagram account has over 536,000 followers and counting, and his X account has over 134,400 followers.

Lookman posts photos of his personal life and football career on social media.

It is also worth noting that the Nigerian striker enjoys playing video games.


Lookman’s parents are from where?

Lookman was born in England to Nigerian parents and is eligible for the national teams of both nations.

Atalanta paid how much for Ademola Lookman?

On August 4, 2022, Lookman signed a four-year contract with Serie A club Atalanta for a reported sum of €15 million.



How old is Ademola Lookman?

Ademola Lookman is 26 years old in May 2024.

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