Who is Cole Palmer?
Cole Palmer, who is now an inspiration to the youths who seek to make a career in football, was into football from an early age. At an early age where children are still young to choose a career for themselves, Cole was sure that he wanted to give all his efforts in being a footballer.
He belongs to a middle-class family. His parents do small jobs in order to provide their three children with a good lifestyle. Most of Cole’s inspiration towards football came from his father, who himself is a retired football player. Despite having good skills in football, Cole’s father could not play at very high levels. He is now proud to see his son succeed at such a young age.
Cole Palmer’s parents played considerable roles in making Cole reach his goal. His father often trained him in football in the park at night after his hectic job.
His mother would pick and drop Cole Palmer at practice centers and make sure that no stones were left unturned to make Cole reach his goal. Indeed, footballers like Cole are not built overnight but with a lot of hard work and effort.
Cole Palmer’s goal against Club Brugge in his UEFA Champions League debut
Quick Bio of Cole Palmer
|Full Name||Cole Jermaine Palmer|
|Date of Birth||May 6, 2002|
|Birth Place||Manchester, England|
|Net Worth||3-4 million USD|
|Current Relationship Status||Single|
|Age||20 as of 2022|
Birth and Childhood of Cole Palmer
Cole Palmer, whose full name is Cole Jermaine Palmer came into the world on May 6, 2002. He has a British Nationality and mixed ethnicity. He was born to Janet Palmer, who he calls his mother. Cole is his parent’s second son.
He has two siblings, a brother, and a sister. Cole Palmer was born and brought up in Wythenshawe, a city in Manchester, England. His early life was very ordinary. His mother and father did jobs to run the family and often did not have much free time.
Palmer did not interact much with outsiders; he liked to spend most of his time alone practicing football. The fact that Cole attended a football school is very actual. Cole and his parents recognized his talent in football at an early age.
The very first academy he attended was NJ Wythenshawe which was a club near his home. Later Cole joined Manchester City Football Club, which brought him a lot of fame.
Cole Palmer’s Journey as a Footballer
As Cole Palmer grew older, so as his skills as a footballer. He became one of the best footballers the academy has under the age of 18. Cole hence became the captain of the under 18 teams and made his team win many tournaments and leagues. He became one of the best players of the match and got the opportunity to lift the premier league trophy.
He also gained a lot of popularity when he played extraordinarily with the U-21 team. It became almost unbelievable to see such a young guy play like that of experienced professionals, and thus Cole became a popular name in Pep Guardiola’s books.
Not only this, but the young guy impressed Pep to such an extent that he permanently carved Cole’s name in his first team. In the year 2020, Cole played the 4th round match in the EFL Cup and won the match over Burley, 3-0. In the same tournament, he scored his first goal with the Manchester City senior team against a League One team Wycombe Wanderers. Manchester City beat Wycombe Wanderers by 6-1 in the home match in that game. This was the young guy’s first big win with a goal that will be forever remembered.
The guy indeed made space into people’s hearts, especially the Man City fans; many said that he would gain success like that of Phil Foden. Cole has played several tournaments until now. He plays very well and never lets his fans down. In one of his interviews, Cole mentioned that he is very grateful to train under Pep, who is such a fantastic manager. Cole’s father also totally agrees with this statement on his son.
Journey in Manchester City FC Academy
When Cole Palmer was just seven to eight years old, the news that he played so good and wholesome at such a young age went viral. Hence two very famous academies, Manchester City and Manchester United, offered this small guy to join them.
Finally, his parents decided that Manchester City would be the ideal academy for this young man. The news that an eight-year-old guy rejected the offer of Manchester United went viral on social media back then.
Palmer joined the under-8 team of the academy. Cole showed his extraordinary skills at the academy; his talents were better than well-trained teen football players. The academy officials hence knew that he was not any other ordinary guy.
Palmer’s hattrick against Leicester
Problems in his football journey
Cole was an extraordinary player according to his skills, but there were a few physical factors that led to a few doubts and problems in his football career.
The academy threw light on the fact that Cole, at his young age, lacked physical strength and good height. This made the academy feel that Cole Palmer would not cope as with guys of the opponent team.
However, Cole’s parents worked on his diet and made sure all the nutrients his body required were given to him. Eventually, Cole gained muscular strength and stood tall.
Today Cole is physically fit and stands 6 feet 2 inches tall that drives everyone crazy. No one can now doubt him as he is equally good with physical features and mental skills.
Cole Palmer’s Current Relationship Status
This physically fit and extraordinarily skilled footballer indeed has gained a lot of female following. There has been no news of Cole dating anyone. He seems to be engaged with his career and skill development. This is something that makes Cole different from other guys.
Cole has a public account on both Instagram and Facebook. He actively posts on Instagram more than that on Facebook. His posts are mostly about football and his experience in a tournament. He has about 217 thousand followers on Instagram, which is very high in number for such a young man.
Net Worth of Cole Palmer
It cannot be precisely estimated that how much money or bank balance Cole has accumulated from his career until now, but he has an estimated net worth of about 3 million USD to 4 million USD until 2021.