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Ben Chilwell Biography

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Benjamin Chilwell is one of England’s most promising young fullbacks who recently joined


for a 45 million Pounds fee from

Leicester City


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Here is the full account of Ben Chilwell biography. He was called Chilly and despite living in the United kingdom, his early upbringing was connected to New Zealandic culture; since his parents have their roots from New Zealand.

Ben Chilwell personal information




  • Nickname

    : Chilly



: Benjamin James Chilwell





  • Ben Chilwell date of birth

    : December 21st, 1996

  • Birth place

    : Milton Keynes, England

  • Age

    : 24




: British




: Believes in God?



  • Length

    : 1.78 m

  • Weight

    : 70 kilo



  • Girlfriend

    : Joanna Chimonides






:  19.6 Million Euro (17 Million Pound)



: single



  • Position

    : Defender - Left-Back

  • Foot

    : left




: 3



: Chelsea FC


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Ben Chilwell early life

If we take a closer look at





 and start from very scratch; we can indicate that he was an ordinary schoolboy who had an enthusiasm for rugby during his early days.

He enrolled in the Redbone Upper School and Community College. He had a pretty proper start to life as he was slowly immersed in football because of the English culture.

Benjamin’s father Wayne Chilwell and his grandfather migrated to England from New Zealand in the 1900s, so he has roots back to the Kiwi Land. His upbringing was not in the most particular British way because of his New Zealandic legacy.

Having routes to the island nation, rugby was deemed as the most enthusiastic sport in his household. He has an elder brother who also helped him realize his football dream.

After spending adequate home practice in his backyard in Milton Keynes, Ben’s Father decided to admit him with the local football team Woburn Lions.

After some months, Chilwell shifted to the Bletchley Youth Football Academy in a shot to gain more exposure to a bigger football Club and after several months, he tried to gain entry to the




Football Team.

This move brought the best out of him and ultimately Leicester City scouts helped him negotiate a transfer with the Foxes.


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Ben Chilwell profile





, it's notable to mention that he is one of the most sought full-backs in FIFA 21 due to his English Nationality and gameplay. He has a decent 81 rating in the game with the potential to reach a smooth 85.

His defensive stats are fairly good with a 78 interception rating and an 82 slide tackle accuracy. He has a 3-star week foot and 3-star skill moves. Having stamina of 88, Chilwell can skillfully last a full 90 minutes of a football match.

Style of playing

He has the intelligence and talent to pick a pass for a winger and is equally qualified at cutting inside. While still formulating physically, the England under-21 international will have to continue to bulk up to manage the physicality of senior Premier League football.

Not only does Chilwell offer a threat with his pace and delivery, but he’s also equally steady and persistent in the tackle which makes him ideally suited to the modern full-back profile.

He has an insatiable hunger in the game, whether that's the defending or his enthusiasm in attacking. He presses well from that full-back position.


He is recognized for his pace, ability to attack the ball, and provide pinpoint crosses, and to fall back at times to deliver the defensive cover needed.

He was a part of the Leicester’s title-winning squad of the 2015-16 campaign but was sent out on loan to

Huddersfield Town

in search of more game time. He was praised as one of the most promising young fullbacks in the world by ex-Manager Claudio Ranieri.

Now only 24, he has already shown peeks of his attacking and defensive contribution in the Eight appearances he has for The Blues this Premier League campaign which have also led to goals and assists.

He formed a dangerous fullback partnership with Riciardo Pereira at the King Power stadium which ultimately gave Frank Lampard the green signal to secure his security services for the London based club.

Goal celebration

If we exactly narrow down Ben Chilwell biography, it worths mentioning that he has a particular gesture after he scores the goals. This is not exclusively attributed to him since others have mocked his "A" gesture celebration as well.

Probably there isn’t one specific meaning behind the “A” celebration, but it is typically used as a tribute. Chilwell, Barkley, and Grealish did the celebration in honor of 33-year-old Chelsea fan Andrew Wood, who passed away the week before the matches.

In other sources, it has been mentioned that the origin of the celebration dates back to the 2000s. Players in the Premier League started making the gesture after scoring in order to raise awareness for a foundation called A-Star.

The program's name suggests that every young child can be “a star” and the foundation purpose is to extend connections and routes of success for youngsters.

James Maddison

has also revealed the meaning of the "A" sign that Ben Chilwell makes with his hands after scoring, that it is a nod to a secret WhatsApp group of

Dele Alli

, James Maddison, Ben Chilwell,

Jack Grealish


Ross Barkley

, and

John McGinn

called 'The Avengers'.

Not having an exact answer is never fun, but we can at least think of three reasoning for the gesture. The letter A goal celebration is typically a tribute, a nod to the A-Star Foundation, or just for fun.

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Ben Chilwell outside football

Alongside club earnings, Ben Chilwell also makes money from his endorsement deals with several products and companies.

He is a Nike athlete and has a shoes deal with the company. He earns huge money from Nike wearing and promoting Nike shoes on the field and Instagram. Besides, he has merchandise deals with some brands.

With a strong New Zealand Kiwi Ancestry, Ben Chilwell was involved in a couple of sports – cricket and football.

With his family mostly familiar and attracted to rugby and cricket, Chilwell was the first in a family to actively take up football and started pursuing it as a career option. Though once he decided to play football his father was very supportive of his skills.

During his time in Leicester, Chilwell was motivated by basketball and the 1990s Chicago Bulls dynasty. He loved watching the old Michael Jordan moves and that inspires him to the sport.

During the coronavirus pandemic, he watched and really enjoyed the documentary series named “The Last Dance” which focuses on the final NBA title won by Michael Jordan.

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Ben Chilwell personal life

When it comes to indicating some aspects of personal life in




life story

 it is amazing to point out how much he has a special affection for his father.

His father is from New Zealand and he has that famous Kiwi mentally. He always pushed Ben when he was younger to work and practice hard so his father is a big source of inspiration for him, in other words, Ben owes him a lot.

Family and relationship

Ben Chilwell is rumored to be dating Joanna Chimonides. She is a graduate of the University of Leicester with a degree in Psychology.

She has been in a relationship with Benjamin since 2017 a year before his historic England call up. She has infrequently been spotted attending Leicester’s games but the two have been spotted by the Paparazzi dining in Restaurants and at vacation homes.

It has been said that the two have broken up but apparently with no certainty. Chilwell is presently single after breaking up with University of Leicester graduate, Joanna Chimonide.


Ben Chilwell has participated in the local charity, Wishes 4 Kids, a charity that has enrolled some special guests to help them celebrate Bonfire Night, with Leicester City’s Ben Chilwell and James Maddison announced as the VIP guests there. The event was held on in the village of Illston on the Hill with entry payable by a donation at the gate on the night.

All proceeds from the evening went to Wishes 4 Kids, the Leicestershire charity that works to grant wishes for children and youngsters in Leicestershire who are life-limited, terminally ill, have experienced life-changing physical or emotional traumas, and have suffered major abuses.

Legal issues

There is no conspicuous case of legal issues mentioned anywhere about him but he recently was marked 'harsh' after pranking his mum with a raw egg.

The Leicester defender was getting mum Sally to head ping pong balls; after darting four balls, the last one was a raw egg, which cracked and went all over her mom's hair. As she went to head it, the egg cracked and the yolk went all over her hair, as well as on the carpet.

No doubt it went down well with some online, with ex-Tottenham midfielder Jermaine Jenas and England women's international Leah Williamson replying to the Instagram post with laughing emojis.

But others did not assume the clip as funny, with one commenting: "Why are you doing that to your mum? Another replied: "Your poor mum especially in Mother's Day weekend." A third posted: "That is a harsh man."

Chilwell had already posted his bid at the Stay At Home challenge as footballers attempt to heal their boredom with games around the world canceled due to the outbreak of Covid-19.

The social media craze has seen many stars participate, but it remains to be seen whether the new 'challenge' devised by Chilwell will become such a hit.


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Ben Chilwell Career statistics 

Born in Milton Keyes, Buckinghamshire, the Englishman is a product of the Leicester City youth academy and was granted the clubs Academy Player of the Year in the 2014-15 season.

Manager Claudio Ranieri called the youngster up to the first team for the 2015-16 season but he would move to Championship side Huddersfield Town on loan shortly thereafter seeking to play regular first-team football to increase his experience.

The following season the defender would return to his parent club, signing a contract that would tie him up till 2021. He would feature in the team on a semi-regular basis finishing the season with 19 overall appearances or the club with 12 of them coming in the Premier League.

The following season would be a crucial one for the young Englishman as he would secure his place as the first-choice left-back for Leicester City making 24 appearances in the Premier League helping the club keep 9 clean sheets. Leicester City would finish the season in 12th position.

He obtained his international call up in September 2018 for a friendly match against Switzerland coming on as a stopgap in the 79th minute, a month later in October he made his full debut against Croatia in the inaugural UEFA Nations League match.


Chilwell entered Leicester City's academy at the age of 12 in 2009 having played in Rushden & Diamonds' center of excellence. He achieved their Academy Player of the Year award at the end of the 2014–15 season.

Leicester City

After playing up for the club in pre-season under new manager Claudio Ranieri, Chilwell was given the number 30 shirt ahead of the 2015–16 season.

He made his first-team debut on 27 October 2015 in the club's League Cup match against

Hull City

. Chilwell played the whole match as Leicester lost 5–4 on penalties following a 1–1 draw after extra time.

On 19 November 2015, Chilwell entered Championship club Huddersfield Town on a youth loan until 3 January 2016. He made his debut nine days later in a 2–0 home loss to



On 28 July 2016, Chilwell confirmed a new contract with Leicester until June 2021. He made his Premier League debut on 26 December in a 2–0 home defeat to


. Chilwell was lauded for his performance.

He made 19 appearances across the 2016–17 season, including two in the UEFA Champions League, and scored his first career goal on 18 May 2017 in a 6–1 home loss to

Tottenham Hotspur


Chilwell was sent off for the first time in his career on 13 January 2018 after receiving two yellow cards within five minutes of each other in a goalless draw away to Chelsea.


Chilwell contracted with Leicester's Premier League rivals Chelsea on 26 August 2020 on a five-year deal for an unknown fee reported by BBC Sport to be £45 million.

He made his debut on 23 September, providing the assist for

Olivier Giroud's

goal in a 6–0 home win against


in the third round of the EFL Cup after he came off from the bench.

On his first league start for the club on 3 October, Chilwell netted the opening goal and assisted

Kurt Zouma

for the second as Chelsea beat

Crystal Palace

4–0 at home.


Along with his Leicester teammate Demarai Gray, Chilwell was called up from the under-21 team to the full England squad in September 2018 for a friendly match against Switzerland.

He made his debut in this match on 11 September, as a 79th-minute stopgap for

Danny Rose

in a 1–0 home win. As soon as he was taken into the pitch in the match at the King Power Stadium he became the first England player to debut at his club ground since Paul Scholes at Old Trafford in 1997.

Chilwell made his first start on 12 October in a goalless draw with Croatia in the 2018–19 UEFA Nations League A, in a match played behind closed doors.


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Ben Chilwell honors

In the last section of




, here is an overview of his achievements and honors. He debuted with the English national team in 2018. He also played for the English national team at the U18, U19, and U20 levels.

He was initially called into the senior squad in September 2018, when he stepped up from the MU21s squad for a game with Switzerland, ironically played at his home ground at the King Power Stadium.

A stopgap appearance followed and Chilwell hasn't looked back, becoming an established fixture in the squad and looking to make the left-back spot his own.

After helping the Three Lions reach the inaugural UEFA Nations League Finals, he was an almost ever-present as England qualified for EURO 2020 while also stabilizing himself in the Premier League with Leicester.


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