Chris Gunter – Bio, Net Worth, Salary, Transfer, Nationality, Age, Married, Wife, Parents, Family, Height, Wiki, Awards, Facts, Teams Played, Position

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Christopher Ross Gunter is a Welsh professional football player who plays for Charlton Athletic and the Wales national team as a defender. He started playing football for the youth team of Cardiff City in 1997 and began his career at the club. He signed his first professional contract with the club on 1 August 2006. He has previously played for Tottenham Hotspur, Nottingham Forest, and Reading. He made 314 appearances for Reading before being released in 2020 and moving to Charlton Athletic.

On the international level, he has represented Wales at various age levels. He has represented Wales at U17, U19, U21, and the senior level. He holds the record as the second-youngest debutant for the Wales U21 team. He made his international debut for Wales on 26 May 2008. He was part of the Wales squad that reached the semi-finals at UEFA Euro 2016. In 2017 he was named Welsh Footballer of the Year. In May 2021, he was selected for the Wales squad for the delayed UEFA Euro 2020 tournament. In 2021, he became the first Welshman to earn 100 caps for his country.

What is Chris Gunter Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Individual 

  • Won the 2017 Welsh Footballer of the Year.

Where is Chris Gunter From?

Christopher Ross Gunter was born on 21 July 1989. His birthplace is Newport, Wales. He was born to his father, Gerald Gunter, and his mother, Sarah Gunter where he grew up with his brothers, Marc Gunter. He holds Welsh nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Cancer.

Chris Gunter Nottingham Forest

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Chris Gunter Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Cardiff City in 1997 and began his career at the club. He signed his first professional contract with the club on 1 August 2006. He made his senior debut for the club on 22 August 2006 in a 2-0 loss against Barnet in the League Cup first round at Ninian Park. He made his league debut for the club on 17 November 2006 in a 1-0 home loss to Queens Park Rangers. During his 2006-07 season, he made 16 appearances in all the competitions as he won the Football League’s Apprentice of the Year award in March 2007.
  • By the end of his first half of the 2007-08 season, he made 17 appearances in all the competitions.
  • On 1 January 2008, he joined Tottenham Hotspurs for a reported fee of £2 million and made his debut for the club on 15 January 2008 in a 1-0 victory against Reading in an FA Cup third-round tie. On 30 January 2008, he made his top-flight debut for the club in a 0-0 draw against Everton. In his first season, he made 4 appearances in all the competitions.
  • In his second season, he made 12 appearances in all the competitions.
  • On 12 March 2009, he moved on loan to Nottingham Forest for the rest of the 2008-09 season where he made 8 appearances in all the competitions.
  • On 20 July 2009, he joined Nottingham Forest on a four-year contract for a reported fee of £1.75 million. On 27 September 2009, he scored his first goal for the club in a 1-0 victory against Plymouth Argyle. On 23 March 2010, he made his 100th senior club appearance in a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace. During his 2009-10 season, he made 50 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as he was selected in the Championship PFA Team of the Year for that season.
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Chris Gunter Reading

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  • During his 2010-11 season, he made 47 appearances for the club, providing 4 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 16 August 2011, he scored his first goal for the 2011-12 season in a 1-0 win against Doncaster. During that season, he made 50 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 6 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 17 July 2012, he joined Reading on a three-year contract deal for an undisclosed fee but has been reported to have been between £2.3 million and £2.5 million where Reading was promoted to the Premier League. He made his debut for the club on 18 August 2012 in a 1-1 draw against Stoke City. On 28 August 2012, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-2 win against Peterborough. In his first season, he made 23 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Reading was relegated to the Championship.
  • On 19 October 2013, he scored his first goal for the 2013-14 season in a 4-1 win against Doncaster. On 29 November 2013, he was sent off as Reading won 3-2 at his former club Forest. During his 2013-14 season, he made 46 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 27 March 2015, he signed a contract to extend with Reading for an additional year. During his 2014-15 season, he made 45 appearances in all the competitions.
  • On 18 February 2016, he signed a new two-year contract to keep him at Reading until the summer of 2018. On 11 August 2015, he scored his first goal for the 2015-16 season in a 1-0 win against Colchester United. During his 2015-16 season, he made 52 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 4 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 5 July 2017, he again signed a new three-year contract, keeping him at the club until the summer of 2020. On 29 October 2016, he scored his first goal for the 2016-17 season in a 2-0 win against Nottingham Forest. During his 2016-17 season, he made 52 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
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Chris Gunter Charlton

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  • On 30 January 2018, he scored his first goal of the 2017-18 season in a 3-1 away win against Burton Albion. During his 2017-18 season, he made 52 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 27 November 2018, he made his 500th career appearance in club football in a 1-0 home defeat to Leeds United and also his 225th league start for Reading. During his 2018-19 season, he made 24 appearances in all the competitions.
  • On 1 January 2020, he made his 300th appearance for Reading in a 2-1 win against Fulham. During his 2019-20 season, he made 24 appearances in all the competitions as he was released by Reading in July 2020 at the completion of his contract.
  • On 8 October 2020, he joined Charlton Athletic on a two-year deal and made his debut for the club on 17 October 2020 in a 1-0 win against Wigan. On 26 December 2020, he scored his first goal for Charlton in a 2-2 draw against Plymouth Argyle. In his first season, he made 36 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.

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Chris Gunter International Career

  • He has represented Wales at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Wales at U17, U19, U21, and the senior level. 
  • He holds the record as the second-youngest debutant for the Wales U21 team. 
  • He made his international debut for Wales on 26 May 2008 in a 2-2 draw against New Zealand.
  • On 7 October 2011, he scored his first international goal for Wales in a 2-0 win against Switzerland in the European qualifiers. 
  • He was part of the Wales squad that reached the semi-finals at UEFA Euro 2016. 
  • In 2017 he was named Welsh Footballer of the Year. 
  • On 6 October 2016, at the age of just 27 years, he won his 75th cap in a 2-2 away draw against Austria in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying. 
  • On 13 November 2017, he captained Wales for the first time in a 1-1 draw against Panama in which he equalled his former manager Gary Speed’s record of 85 international caps for an outfield player.
  • On 20 November 2018, he surpassed Neville Southall’s record of 92 caps for Wales in a 1-0 friendly loss away to Albania, in which he was captain for the second time.
  • In May 2021, he was selected for the Wales squad for the delayed UEFA Euro 2020 tournament. 
  • In 2021, he became the first Welshman to earn 100 caps for his country.
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Chris Gunter Girlfriend

Looking at his personal life, he is an unmarried guy. The footballer is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

Chris Gunter Height and Weight

Chris Gunter stands at a height of 1.80m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 71kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is blue and his hair color is brown. His sexual orientation is straight.

Chris Gunter Net Worth and Salary

Chris Gunter earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In January 2008, he joined Tottenham Hotspurs for a reported fee of £2 million. In July 2009, he joined Nottingham Forest on a four-year contract for a reported fee of £1.75 million. In July 2012, he joined Reading on a three-year contract deal for an undisclosed fee but has been reported to have been between £2.3 million and £2.5 million. In October 2020, he joined Charlton Athletic on a two-year deal. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is $1.5 million and his salary is £1.1 million. His market value is around €800 Th.

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