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Tammy Abraham Biography

As one of the best Chelsea football academy graduates of recent years, he’s on the right track to becoming one of the greatest English strikers. In this article, we take a look at Tammy Abraham biography.

Tammy Abraham, born October 2, 1997, in London, is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Chelsea FC and the England national team. Abraham attended the Chelsea football academy and was part of the club's junior team. He played his debut for Chelsea on May 11 in the match against Liverpool. He played for the first time at Stamford Bridge next week in the game against Leicester City.

On August 5, 2016, he signed a loan agreement with Bristol City. The next day, he made his debut in the match against Wigan Athletic and scored his first goal for the club. At the end of the season in Bristol, he was named the best striker, the best player of the season as well as the best junior player. He is the first to take all three titles at once at the club in one season.

In July 2017, he signed a four-year contract with Chelsea and went on loan to Swansea City for one season. On August 22, he scored his first goal in the English Premier League. During this loan deal, he had a total of 39 appearances and scored 8 goals.

In 2018, he went on another loan to the Aston Villa club. On August 31, he played his first match against Blackburn Rovers, and he scored his first goals for the team on September 15 against Nottingham Forest. When he returned from a loan in 2019, he played in the Super Cup final against Liverpool for the first time. He scored his first goal of the season in a game against Norwich City in the Premier League.

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Abraham played in several English youth national teams. He participated with England U-19 in the 2016 European Championship U-19 and with England U-21 in the 2019 European Championship U-21. Abraham was called up to the national team for the first time in November 2017, for the friendly matches against Germany and Brazil.

On 10 November 2017, he made his debut in the England football team, at home against Germany, with a starting spot. He also came on against Brazil. In both games, he failed to score a goal. It then took almost two years before he was called up again.

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Tammy Abraham Bio

  • Full Name: Kevin Oghenetega Tamaraebi Bakumo-Abraham

  • Nickname: Avatar

  • Profession: Professional Footballer

Tammy Abraham Physical Stats

  • Weight: 87 Kg

  • Height: 1.90 m

  • Eye Color: Dark Brown

  • Hair Color: Black

Tammy Abraham Football Information

  • Position: Striker

  • Jersey Number: 9

  • Professional Debut: 2016

Tammy Abraham Date of Birth and Personal Info

  • Date of Birth: 2 October 1997

  • Birth Place: Camberwell, England

  • Zodiac Sign: Libra

  • Nationality: English

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Tammy Abraham Early Life

Tammy joined Chelsea Football Club's academy in 2004 and started playing at the age of 8. He made the club's youth divisions, and in August 2013 he played his first game for the U18s, aged 16 years old. He remained with the youth team in the 2013-14 season, playing 14 games and scoring 5 goals giving him a 2-year head start.

In the 2014-15 season, he continued to show great level, establishing himself in the U-18s, and was called up to play in the Youth Champions League. He debuted in the international club competition on 30 September 2014 and was a starter to face Sporting Lisbon for the first leg in Portugal. In that match, he stood out with two goals and an assist, and they won 5-0. Chelsea finished the group stage with 15 points, the same as Schalke 04, and both teams qualified for the next round.

For the first time on 2 December, he played in the FA Youth Cup, debuting in the U18 cup as a starter, playing against

Leeds United

in the third round and winning 2-0.

The next year, he started the fourth round of the cup on 14 January 2015, scoring his first 2 goals in the competition and beating Huddersfield Town 6-1. He scored a hat-trick on 28 January in the fifth round, as they defeated


City 6-0.

He was promoted to play for the club's reserve team and his first game for the U21s was on 2 February, when he played the full 90 minutes against Southampton, scoring a goal and they won 5-3. They played against Zenit St Petersburg in the last 16 of the Youth Champions League on 25 February, starting at a disadvantage as they conceded in the 13th minute, but Tammy provided an assist for teammate Dominic Solanke, who converted the goal. The English club eventually prevailed and won 3-1.

They made it to the semi-final in the U18 national cup, facing


in a two-match series. They were beaten 2-0 in the first game, but in the second leg, Chelsea won 5-2, meaning the Blues went through with a 5-4 aggregate score.

On 10 March, they played in the

Champions League

quarter-finals against Atlético Madrid. Abraham was in the starting line-up and the Blues won 2-0. A month later, they played the semi-final against Roma in Switzerland, but this time he was a substitute and appeared on the pitch for the final 15 minutes, scored a goal and the team won 4-0.

On April 13, they played the final of the Youth Champions League 2014-15, against Shakhtar Donetsk. Tammy came on in the 85th minute to replace Charly Musonda and Chelsea managed to win the trophy with a 3-2 victory.

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In his first official international appearance, Tammy played 7 games, scored 4 goals, and provided 2 assists. In the FA Youth Cup, they played against Manchester City in the first leg of the final on 20 April, Abraham was a starter, scored 2 goals, and won 3-1. In the second leg they played on 27 April, again he was a starter, and contributed a goal as Chelsea won 2-1. With an aggregate score of 5-2, the cup winners in the 2014/15 season were Chelsea. Tammy played 8 games and scored 9 goals.

With the U21s, Tammy played 11 games and scored 4 goals, Chelsea finished third in the reserve league. In the U-18 category, in the Premier Academy League, Tammy played 18 games and scored 23 goals, Chelsea also finished third in the Premier Academy League.

He started the following season right away with the club's reserve team. His first game was played on 9 August 2015, on matchday 1 of the U21 Premier League, as a starter. He played the full 90 minutes against


, scored a goal and thanks to his goal they won 1-0. He captained for the first time on 28 August, as they faced Norwich City and drew 2-2.

He also played again in the Youth Champions League, on 16 September he was in the starting lineup of the group stage match against Maccabi Tel Aviv, he scored a goal and they won 3-0. In the fourth group match, he was captain for the first time on the international level. They faced Dynamo Kyiv, he scored 2 goals and Chelsea won 3-0.

They were drawn against Valencia in the last 16 of the Youth Champions League. They played on 23 February, it was an even match, which started with Chelsea taking the lead with a goal by Jay Dasilva in the 44th minute, immediately the Spaniards equalized with a penalty before the end of the first half. In the 83rd minute, another penalty was awarded to Valencia, this time they missed it and the score remained the same. After extra time, the score did not change, so the match was decided by a penalty shoot-out. Although the referee did not count the first shot from the Spanish club as a goal despite it having gone in, all of them were effective, so the fifth shot was awarded to Tammy, who converted it and they qualified with a 5-3 win.

In the Youth Champions League quarter-final, he played as a starting player against Ajax Amsterdam, and they won the first leg by a score of 1-0. He started the U19 Champions League semi-final on 15 April, played against Anderlecht, scored a goal, and provided an assist, helping Chelsea to win 3-0. Abraham played 9 full matches, scoring 8 goals in the tournament. Tammy played in the final on 18 April, at the Centre Sportif de Colovray, defending the title against PSG. Tammy was in the starting line-up and at the end, they won 2-1, which meant retaining their second title.

As a result of his good performances at the youth level, Tammy was called up for the first time by Guus Hiddink to play a game with the first team, in the 30th Premier League match of the season. He played his professional debut on 11 May 2016, as he came on in the 74th minute to face Liverpool at Anfield in front of more than 43,200 spectators. Facing players such as Daniel Sturridge, Philippe Coutinho, and Christian Benteke, he played his first match at the age of 18 years and 222 days, wearing the number 42 shirt.

The following week, he was picked up again, he played the final 37 minutes against champions

Leicester City

, facing the likes of Jamie Vardy, N'Golo Kanté, Danny Drinkwater, and Riyad Mahrez, the match ended 1-1 at Stamford Bridge.

He finished the 2015/16 season with 26 goals scored in different divisions and competitions. With the Under-21s, Chelsea finished fifth in the Premier League. Tammy was the club's top scorer with 11 goals, alongside teammate Kasey Palmer, and at the international level, he played 5 games in the Premier League International Cup and scored 2 goals, but was knocked out in the semi-final. He played 7 games with the U-18 team in the national cup, scored 7 goals, and won the title.

He was called up to take part in the 2016/17 pre-season with the Chelsea first team, under the orders of the new coach Antonio Conte. He traveled to the United States to play in the 2016 International Champions Cup and to continue the preparation. They played against Liverpool,

Real Madrid

, and Milan, Tammy came on as a substitute in each game but did not get much playing time.

As he was not going to be included in the first team by the coach, they decided to loan him out so that he could get some playing time. Stay tuned to this section of Tammy Abraham biography as we want to share some info about his loan at Bristol City.

Loan to Bristol City

He was loaned to Bristol City on 5 August 2016 to play in the 2016-17 Football League Championship. He was awarded the number 9 shirt. Making his debut for his new club immediately, Abraham was selected by manager Lee Johnson for the first matchday of the Championship on 6 August, where he played the final 23 minutes against Wigan and they won 2-1 at the Ashton Gate Stadium in front of a crowd of over 17,600.

On 9 August, he started for the first time, playing in the first round of the League Cup against

Wycombe Wanderers

. He scored his first official goal for the club, which led them to a 1-0 win and a place in the next round.

Tammy started in the second matchday of the championship, played the full 90 minutes, and scored two goals, which helped them beat Burton Albion 2-1.

In the second round of the League Cup, the manager decided not to use him as a regular, and he came on in the 67th minute to play against Scunthorpe United. The match was tied 1-1 at the end of the 90 minutes, so it went to extra time, Tammy managed to score in the 97th minute, and the score remained the same and they won 2-1 after 120 minutes.

Tammy then scored for 3 consecutive Championship matches, but the team won the first match, drew the second, and lost the last one. Again he came on as a substitute in the third round of the domestic cup, where they faced Fulham on 21 September.

Lucas Piazon put Fulham ahead in the 14th minute when team-mate Aaron Wilbraham equalizing before the end of the first half. With the second half starting, Fulham was awarded a penalty, which Cauley Woodrow missed. The coach brought on Tammy in the 62nd minute, and just when it looked like it was going to extra time, he scored the winner in the 90th minute.

Abraham went on to become the first teenager ever to score sixteen or more goals in a Championship season, although he was forced out of action by a hamstring injury during parts of February and March. In that periods, Bristol City did not win a match. In his time at Bristol City, Abraham appeared in 48 games and scored 26 times.

Loan to Swansea City

It was announced on 4 July 2017 that Tammy Abraham would be loaned out again, this time to Premier League club Swansea City. At the same time, the Englishman signed a contract with Chelsea until 2022. His debut for Swansea City was made on 12 August 2017.

He got a starting spot, being substituted by Kyle Bartley in the 81st minute. He didn't score a goal in that match. Abraham scored his first goal for Swansea City in the EFL Cup against MK Dons, which they won 3-1. This was followed by Abraham's first Premier League goal on 26 August.

He scored the opening goal just before half-time in the away match against Crystal Palace. Abraham made 39 appearances for Swansea City. In these games, he scored eight times and assisted five goals. Stay tuned to this section of Tammy Abraham biography as we want to share some info about his loan spell at

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Loan to Aston Villa

With new coach Maurizio Sarri, Tammy Abraham got game time in the 2018 Community Shield. He replaced Álvaro Morata in the 69th minute when they were losing to Man City with a score of 2-0. However, Abraham failed to change anything in the scoresheet.

He was nevertheless loaned out, for the third season in a row, this time to Aston Villa. This time he was playing in the Championship. Abraham made his first appearance for Aston Villa on 15 September 2018, in a 1-1 draw against

Blackburn Rovers


Just a few days after, he scored his first goal for his new club; which was the first goal of a 2-0 win over Rotherham United. Aston Villa took a point at home against Nottingham Forest on 28 November. In that game Abraham scored four goals, becoming the first Aston Villa player in the 21st century to score four times in one game. In the other three games that month, he also scored twice, making Abraham the 'Championship Player Of The Month' for November.

As a result of his great performances, Aston Villa was promoted to the Premier League. They defeated West Bromwich Albion in the play-off semi-finals, partly thanks to a goal scored by Tammy Abraham in the home game, and by an exploited penalty in the penalty shootout. The final saw Derby County defeated. In his time at Aston Villa, Tammy Abraham scored 26 goals in 40 games.

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Return to Chelsea

Tammy Abraham made a permanent return to Chelsea for the 2019-2020 season, choosing to wear the number 9 shirt. He replaced Giroud and missed the last penalty of the series in the European Super Cup against Liverpool, meaning the Blues lost to the Reds.

Abraham scored two goals in the 2-3 away win over

Norwich City

on 24 August. He did it again a week later with another double against Sheffield Utd. Then on 14 September, he scored a hat-trick and an own goal in a 2-5 win over Wolverhampton, making him the youngest Chelsea player to score a hat-trick in the Premier League.

That record was broken a month later by team-mate Christian Pulisić in a 2-4 win over Burnley. Then he scored his first goal in the Champions League (where he had made his debut in the 0-1 loss to Valencia) in the 1-2 win over Lille and became (after Arjen Robben) the second-youngest player in Chelsea history to reach 10 Premier League goals in the 2-0 win over

Crystal Palace

on 9 November.

He was injured in the 2-2 Champions League draw against Valencia on 27 November. During the second half of the season, his goalscoring average increased, with 18 goals between league and cup (15 in the Premier), including the game-winning goal in the derby against Arsenal on 29 December (1-2).

In the following year, after being a starter under Lampard's management, his playing time decreased under Thomas Tuchel, partly due to an ankle injury. Stay tuned to this section of Tammy Abraham biography as we want to share some info about at the international level.

England National Team

The talented English striker has played in all of the England national team youth ranks. Tammy Abraham has played 5 appearances and netted 2 times for the England Under-18s and has 14 appearances and 5 goals for the Under-19s.

He debuted in the Under-21 national team on 6 October 2016, when he came on in the 85th minute of play to replace Demarai Gray in the 1-0 away win against Kazakhstan. He scored his first double the following October 11, in the qualifying match for the 2017 European Championships, which was won 5-0 against Bosnia. In June 2017, he played in the Under-21 European Championship that took place in Poland, taking part in 4 matches and scoring 1 goal in the semi-final against Germany.

On November 11, 2017, Tammy Abraham played his first match with the senior national team jersey in the friendly played at Wembley against Germany, stepping out in the 60th minute of the game. He also played the next friendly against



His third game was played two years later in October against the Czech Republic. He found his first goal with the England selection in the 7-0 success against Montenegro in the fourth match (played on 14 November 2019).

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Style of Play

As a very talented youngster, he mainly plays as a centre forward, but can also act as a winger on both sides. With good technique, finishing skills, and physical strength, he is a very good goal scorer.


After emerging from the youth academy of Chelsea, and scoring some great goals at the youth level, Tammy Abraham first proved his talent when he was loaned out to Bristol City. For the next two years, his good performances continued both in Swansea City and Aston Villa and Chelsea fans were hoping that they have a great striker right from the academy. Many football critics believe that Abraham has what it take to become the next Drogba for the Chelsea football club.

Goal Celebration

We have seen many goal celebrations from Tammy Abraham during his career, but one of them that brought the attention of the fans and media, and even the Chelsea legend Didier Drogba, was when he opened his arms wide while running to the corner flag after scoring the second goal of Chelsea against rivals Arsenal.

Tammy Abraham outside Football

As a very young football who is at the very start of his career, at the moment Tammy Abraham is fully focused on his football. On his Instagram page, Tammy Abraham sometimes shares some peeks of his life, which most of the time he is with his friends and family when not in the football of training pitches.

Tammy Abraham Personal Life

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Family, Children, and Relationships

Born in the London borough of Camberwell, Abraham is the son of a Nigerian father and an English mother. He also has a brother named Timmy, also a football player.

It is now for more than 5 years that Tammy Abraham dating the English model Leah Monroe. She is one of the true supporters of his boyfriend in Chelsea and always goes to the stadium to watch Tammy Abraham play. Stay tuned to this section of Tammy Abraham biography as we want to share some info about his charity activities.


At the time of writing this article, there are no reports of any charity and philanthropy activities regarding Tammy Abraham’s name on the media.

Legal Issues

While on loan with the Championship side Bristol City, Tammy Abraham crashed with a Mercedes Benz borrowed from his teammates, hitting another car. The problem was, however, Tammy didn’t have a driving license and also insurance. Although he was not arrested, the young footballer appeared at the Bristol Magistrates’ Court.

Tammy Abraham Career Statistics

In this section of Tammy Abraham biography, we will take a look into his career stats as s footballer both on the international and club level.


Since the start of his career in the 2015-16 season, Tammy Abraham has played a total of 209 matches in all competitions with Chelsea, Bristol City, Swansea City, and Aston Villa, scoring 90 goals. His most prolific was 2018-19 when he scored a total of 26 goals in 40 matches with Aston Villa.


Having made his international debut with the England national team in 2017, so far he has just played 6 matches with the ‘Three Lions’, scoring one time. He has also failed to make it to the England Euro 2020 squad. He has also played a total of 44 matches with the youth ranks of the England national team and scored 16 goals for them.

Tammy Abraham Honors

Tammy has won many awards and titles on the club level, including the 2019 EFL Championship play-offs with Aston Villa, 2020-21 UEFA Champions League with Chelsea and he was 2019-20 FA Cup runner-up with the Blues.

He has also won the 2018 Toulon Tournament with the England U21 national team.

The young footballer has many individual awards and titles to his name including the Bristol City Player of the Season, Bristol City Young Player of the Season, 2016-17 Bristol City top scorer, 2018-19 Championship PFA Team of the Year, London Football Awards Player of the Year and some others.

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