Top facts about Patrick Bamford, Leeds United's goal machine

Thu 22 April 2021 | 4:30

A look at the Top facts about Patrick Bamford, Leeds United's goal machine including his childhood, love life, career and his most interesting quotes.

Patrick Bamford has had the amazing spell of his career in the past two seasons. Bamford joined Leeds United in the summer of 2019 after impressing in his sole season with


. He wasted no time to shine for his new club and was instrumental for Leeds in their 2019-20 Championship title winning campaign.

Patrick Bamford started his professional career at Nothingham Forest before joining Chelsea in 2011. He spent five season on loan to different teams without making an appearance for Chelsea. His breakthrough came first in 2018, when he joined Middlesborough and then in 2019 when he moved to Leeds United.

With Bamford on fire, Leeds United was promoted to the Premier League after a 16 season wait. Bamford scored 16 goals in 47 matches in the 2019-20 Championship season has continued his fine form during the 20-21 Premier League season with 14 goals and 7 assists in 30 matches across all competitions.

Bamford's nationality is English, but he has strong Irish roots since his grandfather was originally from Ireland. He has played for both countries at the youth level. He is yet to decide which country to represent at the senior level.

Despite spending his first ever season at the

Premier League

, The 27-years-old forward has established himself as one of the most lethal finishers in Europe. By the time of writing this article, Bamford has scored 111 goals in 309 matches during his club career. His recent goal scoring exploit has attracted the interest of England's top clubs and we will have to wait and see how the rest of his career will go. For now let's have a look at the top

facts about Patrick Bamford

, Leeds United new goal machine.

Top facts about Patrick Bamford you might want to know

In the following article we will take a look at the Top facts about

Patrick Bamford

, Leeds United goal machine. First we present you with some of the general information.

  • Full Name

    : Patrick James Bamford

  • Date and Place of Birth

    : 5 September 1993 / Grantham, England

  • Height & Weight:

    1.85 m /84 kg

  • Family Members:

    Russel (Father), Orla and Ciara (Sisters)

  • Marital Status:

    in a relationship

  • Girlfriends

    : Michaela Ireland

  • Children

    : None

  • Current team

    : Leeds United

  • Jersey Number

    : 9 at Leeds United

  • Zodiac Sign

    : Virgo

Patrick Bamford Birthday, Zodiac Sign and nationality

First part our article on top facts about Patrick Bamford is about his birthday.

Patrick Bamford Birthday

is at 5


of September 1993. Patrick Bamford nationality is English, but he is also eligible to play for Ireland since his grandfather is originally Irish. Bamford was born in Grantham, England.

Patrick Bamford

zodiac sign is Virgo. He shares his birthday with many great stars from football and other fields. Some of the most famous figures born on 5


of September are


Footballers: Matthias Sammer, Nuri Shahin, Bukayo Saka, Paul Breitner and John Carew / Actors and Actresses: Michael Keaton, Raquel Welch and Rose McGowan / Singers: Freddie Mercury

Patrick Bamford Childhood story

At this part we will look at the top facts about

Patrick Bamford Childhood

story and the family and the background he grew up in.

Patrick Bamford is one of the rare professional footballers who were born into rich families. He was born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, and raised in the small village of Norwell in Nottinghamshire. Patrick is the first of three kids in his family. He has two younger sisters, Ciara and Orla.

Bamford's parents were both football fans and supported their son from early age to pursue his dreams of becoming a footballer. He joined Nottingham Forest's Academy at the age of 8 after starting junior football with Muskham Cougars.

Patrick was a bright child. He started playing musical instruments since his early years and used to get the best grades at High school. Bamford was even offered a football scholarship by Harvard University, but he rejected it to pursue his dream of becoming a professional football player.

One cool fact about Patrick Bamford childhood is that during his time at Nottingham High School, he played Rugby Union as a full-back, until the end of Year 10. 

Bamford spoke in several of his interviews on the impact of the way he was brought up by his parents.

My parents never let me have everything. My parents are very picky. They carefully consider what they want me to do. They care because they want me to only start what I can finish.

If I started something, I had to finish. Like with violin. I started when I was seven only because my best mate wanted to. I hated it and wanted to quit, but Dad made me continue, and I got to grade seven. My parents said I had to know the value of stuff and work for stuff.

Because of his rather different background and his wealthy family, Bamford has had to face many judgmental behaviors, as he described in one of his interviews:

Football is generally a working-class sport, and because of the fact I went to private school and was brought up slightly differently, people think that makes me a different person.

Even though I was sent to private school, it was purely because mum and dad wanted the best for me, and they worked their socks off in order to be able to give me that.

Patrick Bamford girlfriend, Relationships and Marital Status

Patrick Bamford has been in a relationship with Michaela Ireland since 2018, when he was playing at Middlesborough. Michaela Ireland is beautiful model whose has worked with some of the famous brands in the fashion industry.

The couple have shared some beautiful photos of themselves on their social media accounts. Michaela is a football fan and has supported Patrick in the key moments of his career. In 2020, and after Leeds United gained promotion to the Premier League, she posted a picture of Bamford on her Instagram account, accompanied with the following caption:

This morning I woke up with the biggest smile ever across my face, words can’t even begin to explain how proud I am. There wasn’t a moment that had passed by in which I didn’t have every single ounce of faith within this man right here, and just look where they are now. You did it

Patrick Bamford girlfriend

is also an Instagram model and influencer. She has over 14K followers on her Instagram account (


), where she regularly uploads lovely snaps of her luxurious life as a model. She has featured in several famous magazines including Fabric Magazine. Patrick Ireland also has a Twitter account with over 1k followers.

Michaela Ireland was born on November 16, 1991, which means that she is 30 Years old, three years older than his boyfriend. Any new information about Patrick Bamford love life will be published here at SportMob. 

Patrick Bamford Net worth, Salary and Market Value

Patrick Bamford has an estimated net worth of 15 million Euros in 2021, including all of his properties and earnings.

Patrick Bamford market value

is at 18 million Euros. Patrick Bamford salary in 2020 is reportedly 2.2 million Euros annually.

Patrick Bamford Transfermarket stats

According to

Patrick Bamford Transfermarket

stats, he has played a total of 309 games for 9 teams. He has scored 111 goals and has provided 41 assists for his team mates.

Patrick Bamford Transfermarket stats shows why he is considered among the most promising forwards in the world. He is often praised for his finishing, work rate and professionalism on the pitch. During his career, Patrick Bamford has played 219 games as a central forward, 39 games as a left winger and 33 games as a right winger. He has also played 6 games as the second striker and 1 game as an attacking midfielder.

On the international level Patrick Bamford Transfermarket stats shows that he is yet to earn a call up to England national team. Bamford was a member of both England and Ireland at the youth level. He played 1 game for Ireland U18. He has been a member for England U18, U19, U20 and U21 youth teams and in total scored 1 goals in 6 games.

Bamford currently has a €100m release clause. He is under contract with Leeds United until the end of June 2022.

Some Short top facts about Patrick Bamford

  • Bamford is multi-lingual and can speak English, French, Spanish and German.

  • Patrick Bamford is a very talented musician who has been practicing many instruments since his childhood years. According to himself, Bamford is good at playing Saxophone, Piano, Guitar and Violin.

  • Like many other football stars, Patrick Bamford is passionate about playing video games, especially the FIFA game. Patrick Bamford rating in FIFA 21 is 77 (his overall rating) with a potential of 78. Bamford has got a 3-star skill moves rating.

  • Patrick Bamford is also passionate about cars and owns a collection of luxury automobiles. His favorite brand is Range Rower.

Patrick Bamford is active in social media.

Patrick Bamford Instagram



has around 250k followers. Given the fact that this is his first season at the Premier League, it is expected that his followers increase dramatically in the following months.

Patrick Bamford Height is 1.85 meters. Patrick Bamford weight is 84 kg.

Patrick Bamford position

is central forward. Although he has played as a right and left winger and as a second striker too.

Patrick Bamford age

is 27.

  • Patrick Bamford religion

    is Christianity. He is a Catholic by birth. It is not known whether he is a devoted religious person or not.

  • Patrick Bamford nickname is Pat which is given to him by his colleagues as a short version of his first name.

  • Bamford has an animal lover. His favorite animal is Dog and he has a pet dog named Duke.

  • Patrick Bamford has stated that he wants to pursue a career at show business after retiring from football. According to himself, his ideal job is to replace Gary Lineker as the presenter of 'Match of the Day.

The most interesting facts about

Patrick Bamford tattoos

is that he does not have a tattoo on his body, which is not surprising given the fact that he has a very healthy life style.

Patrick Bamford Quote

One of the most amusing parts of


's article on top facts about Patrick Bamford is a look back at his most interesting and controversial quotes about himself and other players.

On his playing style:

If you don't play well, people don't watch the game, but if you have scored, your name flashes up; it doesn't matter how you've played. So as a striker, that is what I've got to try to do - make sure I score - and if you're doing that, you're also helping the team.

I've always believed that when I play up front and once I've scored, then I keep scoring.

Playing on the right isn't a role I prefer, but sometimes you've got to do your job for the team.

On his time at Nothingham Forest:

I started at Nottingham Forest cleaning toilets and scrubbing the shower floors.

A lot of people said I left Nottingham Forest for the wrong reasons, but that wasn't true. I wanted to play for a top team like Chelsea.

On his many loan moves:

When I go on loan, I don't really think about Chelsea. I just concentrate on the team I'm at and try to help them, same as when I was at MK Dons, Derby, and Middlesborough.

We've actually got a Chelsea loan WhatsApp group. The loan department set it up. Sometimes it drains your battery when everyone is messaging each other.

We have a psychologist at Chelsea who goes around seeing the loan players. He said every top, top player has a dark side. So someone like Diego Costa sometimes oversteps the mark. But you can see he plays on the edge. He said I had to develop that. It's not natural for me to be like that.

On the influence of Marcello Bielsa on his success:

I owe a lot to Marcelo because he’s the first manager who has seen me as an out-and-out number nine. Other managers have known that I can do it, but have played me as a second striker or as a right winger. Bielsa has fully trusted me and he’s made me a better player.”

On the effect of his enormous recent success:

“Earlier this season, I would be lying in bed after a game and scrolling through Twitter, not even looking for myself, and would see some abuse, My missus would say ‘just ignore it’, so I’ve got better at doing that. I’m quite laid-back so it doesn’t affect me too much and I know in my own head whether I’ve played well and should have scored or not.”

Patrick Bamford records and achievements

We round up our article on the top facts about Patrick Bamford with a list of his most notable achievements and records at club and international level.

With Leeds United:

EFL Championship (2019–20)

Individual records and honors:

Football League One Player of the Month: October 2013, Football League Young Player of the Month: December 2013, Football League Championship Player of the Year: 2014–15

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