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Joshua Christian Kojo King is a Norwegian professional football player who last played for Premier League club Everton and the Norway national team as a forward. He started playing football for the youth team of Romsas in 1998 and played until 2006. In 2006, at the age of 15, he joined the youth team of Valerenga and played until 2008. In 2008, he signed for Manchester United when he turned 16 and made his debut for the U18 side on 29 March 2008. On 23 September 2009, he made his senior debut for Manchester United against Wolverhampton Wanderers. After loan spells with Preston North End, Borussia Monchengladbach, Borussia Monchengladbach II, Hull City, and Blackburn Rovers, he signed permanently with Blackburn on 2 January 2013 on a two-and-a-half-year contract with the option of extending the deal by a further year. There he made 53 appearances and scored 3 goals for the club. On 28 May 2015, after turning down a new contract at Blackburn, he switched to AFC Bournemouth ahead of their first-ever season in the Premier League and made his debut for the club on 8 August 2015. On 1 February 2021, in a deadline day deal, he returned to the top flight with a move to Everton on a deal until the end of the season with an option to extend the deal. On 3 February 2020, he made his debut for Everton against Leeds United.

On the international level, he has represented Norway at various age levels. He has represented Norway at U15, U16, U18, U19, U21, and the senior level. He made his international team debut on 7 September 2012 and scored his first international goal against Cyprus on 16 October 2012.

What is Joshua King Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

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Where is Joshua King From?

Joshua Christian Kojo King was born on 15 January 1992. His birthplace is Oslo, Norway. He was born to his father, Chuku King, and his mother whose identity is unknown. He holds Norwegian nationality.  He belongs to mixed ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Capricorn.

Joshua King Manchester United

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Joshua King Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Romsas in 1998 and played until 2006.
  • In 2006, at the age of 15, he joined the youth team of Valerenga and played until 2008.
  • In 2008, he signed for Manchester United when he turned 16 and made his debut for the U18 side on 29 March 2008 in a 5-1 home defeat to Sunderland. He began the 2008-09 season by scoring four goals in four matches as the Manchester United U17s won the 2008 Milk Cup. With his performances, he also played for the reserves team.
  • On 23 September 2009, he was rewarded for his performances by being given a place on the bench for the first team’s and made his senior debut for Manchester United in a 1-0 win against Wolverhampton Wanderers where he was given the number 41 jersey and came on as an 81st-minute substitute for goalscorer Danny Welback. 
  • After impressing for Manchester United in the 2010-11 pre-season, on 7 August 2010, he joined Championship club Preston North End on a three-month loan deal. On 7 August 2010, he made his debut for Preston North End in a 2-0 loss against Doncaster Rovers on the opening day of the 2010-11 season. On 10 August 2010, he scored his first goal for the club in a 5-0 away win against Stockport County, coming on as a 72nd-minute substitute for Chris Brown. On 21 August 2010, he played full 90 minutes for the team in a 1-0 home win against Portsmouth as he was named man of the match for his performance. He then played in 7 of Preston’s first 12 league games but suffered an ankle injury at the end of October 2010 that ruled him out for the rest of the loan and he returned to Manchester United. After his recovery towards the end of November, he returned to Preston on another loan until 4 January 2011. During his loan spell at Preston North End, he made 10 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions. 
  • He then returned to Manchester United, after his return, he was a regular in the reserve team, playing in 17 of the last 18 games of the season. He finished the 2010-11 season with 11 goals as the team won the Manchester Senior Cup and the Premier Reserve League North.
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Joshua King Bournemouth

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  • On 1 August 2011, he joined German club Borussia Monchengladbach on loan for the duration of the 2011-12 season. On 19 August 2011, he made his first appearance for Borussia Monchengladbach as a substitute in a 4-1 win against VfL Wolfsburg. In his second appearance, he suffered a groin injury due to which his loan spell was terminated, and was returned back to Manchester United. During his loan spell at Borussia Monchengladbach, he made 6 appearances for the club, scoring 2 and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • Having returned to England, on 16 January 2012, he joined Hull City on loan for the rest of the 2011-12 season. On 21 January 2012, he made his debut for the club as an 86th-minute substitute for Liam Rosenior in a 1-0 away win against Reading. On 9 April 2012, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 win over Middleborough. During his loan spell at Hull City, he made 19 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
  • At the start of the 2012-13 season, he found himself a regular in the Manchester United reserve team. In search of first-team football, on 22 November 2012, he joined Blackburn Rovers with a view to eventually making the move permanent. He made his debut Blackburn Rovers on 24 November 2012 in a 0-2 home loss against Millwall. On 7 December 2012, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-1 home loss to Cardiff City. After scoring two goals in eight appearances, on 2 January 2013, he signed permanently with Blackburn on a two-and-a-half-year contract with the option of extending the deal by a further year. In his first season, he made 20 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 24 August 2013, he scored his first goal of the 2013-14 season in a 5-2 victory over Barnsley. On 14 February 2015, he scored his first Rovers hat trick in a 4-1 win against Stoke City in the FA Cup 5th round.  During that season, he made 35 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 7 assists in all the competitions.
  • During the 2014-15 season, he made 19 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
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Joshua King Everton

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  • On 28 May 2015, after turning down a new contract at Blackburn, he switched to AFC Bournemouth ahead of their first-ever season in the Premier League and made his debut for the club on 8 August 2015 in a 1-0 loss against Aston Villa. On 21 November 2015, he scored his first goal for AFC Bournemouth in a 2-2 draw to Swansea City. On 12 December 2018, he scored the winning goal from a corner kick routine as Bournemouth beat his former club United 2-1 at Dean Court. In his first season, he finished the season as Bournemouth’s top scorer, scoring 7 times in all competitions, with 6 of those coming in the Premier League.
  • From late February to March 2017, he scored five goals in three Premier League matches and became the sixth Norwegian player to score three times in a Premier League match. In his second season, he made 36 appearances for the club, scoring 16 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions. 
  • On 29 August 2017, he signed a new four-year contract with Bournemouth. During his 2017-18 season, he made 34 appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
  • He then enjoyed another productive campaign in the 2018-19 season where he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring 12 goals and providing 4assist in all the competitions.
  • During his 2019-20 season, he made 27 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 1 February 2021, in a deadline day deal, he returned to the top flight with a move to Everton on a deal until the end of the season with an option to extend the deal. On 3 February 2020, he made his debut for Everton in a 2-1 win against Leeds United. During his 2020-21 season, he made 11 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  •  He was announced to be leaving the club upon the expiration of his contract, one of four first-team players to not be having their contracts renewed.
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Joshua King Norway

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Joshua King International Career

  • He has represented Norway at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Norway at U15, U16, U18, U19, U21, and the senior level. 
  • He made his international team debut on 7 September 2012 in a 2-0 loss to Iceland.
  • On 16 October 2012, he scored his first international goal in a 3-1 away win against Cyprus.
  • He was then included in the Norway squad for the 2013 UEFA European U21 Football Championship, but as he was a regular member of the senior squad he had to play the World Cup qualifying match against Albania, along with his U21 teammates Valon Berisha, Havard Nordtveit and Markus Henriksen before they traveled to the championship in Israel.
  • On 10 October 2014, he scored two goals in a 3-0 away win against Malta in UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying.
  • Since making his debut, he has obtained more than 50 caps and scored more than 15 goals for Norway.

Joshua King family

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Joshua King Wife

Looking at his personal life, Joshua King is a married man. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Magdalena Temre in 2015, among their family and friends in Norway. The couple is blessed with two children one son and a daughter. He is having an intimate relationship with his love and children where they are living their life happily together. 

Joshua King Height and Weight

Joshua King stands at a height of 1.89m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 74kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Joshua King Net Worth and Salary

Joshua King earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €14 million and his salary is £2.3 million. His market value is around €8 million.  

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