Micah Richards Net Worth, Salary, Career, Book & Facts

Micah Richards Intro:

Micah Richards is a former professional football player before he pursued a career as an English football pundit. Richards was quite popular during his time as a footballer as he played in the right-back position. Although he only played in three football clubs throughout his professional career, he was mostly known for his time at Manchester City, where he claimed some wealth. In this article, we will be talking about Micah Richards’ net worth as it is one of the most talked about topics when he makes the headlines as a pundit in CBS, where he co-host a show with Thierry Henry, Kate Abdo and Jamie Carragher. So stay tuned, below are some facts about Micah Richards.

Micah Richards Age & Playing Career

Micah Richards was born on 24 June 1988 in Birmingham, and he grew up in Chapeltown, Leeds. He is currently 35 years old. He was born to Lincoln Richards and Heather Richards in Birmingham. Standing 1.80m tall, Micah Richard went through the ranks of Manchester City’s academy team to gain recognition to play for the club’s first team.

He made his first team debut against Arsenal in October 2005, and the rest is history. Micah Richards went on to make 16 appearances for Manchester City in all competitions. His talent became apparent as City received a bid of £5 million from Tottenham Hotspur following the end of the 2005/06 campaign. This was where Micah Richards’ net worth started climbing high as a player.

Throughout his stay at the Etihad Stadium, Richards was a pivotal player for the club and he played a tremendous role in helping the team win the 2011/12 Premier League title as well as the FA Cup in the same season. Micah Richards represented Manchester City for eight seasons before he was sent out on loan to Fiorentina in the Serie A. But his stay in Italy was short as he only registered 19 appearances for the club before returning to Manchester City.

He moved permanently to Aston Villa in 2015 on a free transfer, and he was named the captain of the team. He stayed at Villa for four seasons but he only played for two seasons before he was released on free transfer. This was due to Richards’ consistent injury that always keep him out of the team’s starting eleven. On 26 July 2019, Micah Richards announced his retirement from football.


Micah Richards Net Worth & Salary

Micah Richards’ net worth is estimated to be around £4 million. While Micah Richards’ could be said to have had a great career, that only happened during his spell with Manchester City.

At Manchester City, he was under a salary of £65,000 per week. At Aston Villa was receiving £35,000 per week before he was released as a free agent.

Why Did Micah Richards Retire?

Micah Richards was forced to retire from football at the age of 31 years due to injury. His injury problems started with a thigh problem he had in 2013 which saw him unavailable for three games for Manchester City then.

Richards’ hamstring injury continued to haunt him for the rest of his career, including his short loan to Fiorentina in 2014. He returned to England to join Aston Villa on a free transfer, but he was afflicted with another knee injury that reduced his playing chances. His continuous knee problems saw him hang up his boots for retirement in July 2019 at the age of 31.


Micah Richards Book

Aside from being a former professional footballer and a football pundit, Micah Richards is also an author. He wrote the book “The Game: Player. Pundit. Fan”

Micah Richards’ book has been acclaimed to be one of the most entertaining books. The book shared stories about what’s like to train under Fabio Capello, Roberto Mancini, and Roy Hodgson. It also shared some interesting stories about football and the untold stories about the popular sport.

Micah Richards Jersey Number

Throughout the span of his professional football career, Micah Richards wore six different jersey numbers for Manchester City, Aston Villa and Fiorentina. He wore numbers 2, 4, 5, 6, 17, and 45. He was most renowned for his number 2 and 4 jerseys which he wore at Manchester City and Aston Villa respectively.


Micah Richards Facts: Did You Know?

Micah Richards’ net worth is estimated to be £4 million.

Micah Richards retired at the age of 31.

Micah Richards won one Premier League title and FA Cup with Manchester City.


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