Billy Sharp is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy. We will discuss details of Billy Sharp’s age, net worth, height and weight in this write-up.
Billy Sharp Bio, Who is Billy Sharp?
Billy Louis Sharp was born on February 5, 1986, in Sheffield, England Growing up, there was only one profession in their mind Billy Sharp and that was to become a professional footballer player at the highest level, as a result, Billy Sharp played for Middlewood Rovers Junior Football Club as a young player.
His Career however began in his youthful days when he joined his hometown club Sheffield United but couldn’t establish himself as a regular player.
Billy Sharp then joined Scunthorpe on a permanent deal in 2005 for a fee of £100,000. During the 2005–06 season, Sharp was noted for his partnership with striker Andy Keogh, on loan from Leeds United. Keogh and Sharp became part of the most potent strike force in League One, scoring 38 goals between them, Sharp scoring 23 goals, with Keogh netting 15 of them.
Billy Sharp netted 30 times in the league in the 2006–07 season guiding his team to promotion into the Championship. This was the highest total in the 4 leagues of England. He scored a header in the televised defeat to Aston Villa, which only served to enhance his reputation across the nation. In all, he scored 56 goals in 95 games for Scunthorpe during his two seasons at Glanford Park.
With his goalscoring feats in the 2006–07 season, there was predictable interest from other clubs in Sharp, and a number of clubs made bids for the striker as the season ended.
Billy Sharp returned to Sheffield United on 4 July 2007 for a fee of around £2 million, a deal that also saw Sheffield United’s Jonathan Forte transferred to Scunthorpe.
He made his full Sheffield United first-team debut in the opening game of the 2007–08 season, a 2–2 draw with Colchester United. He scored his first competitive goals for the club in September, scoring two against Morecambe in a 5–0 third-round League Cup victory but had to wait until March to score his first league goal, in a 2–1 win at home against Coventry City. After finally breaking his duck he went on to score three more times before the end of the season.
On 15 August 2023, Sharp signed for Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy on a short two-month deal with the option of a one-year extension. He debuted for the Galaxy on 26 August 2023, entering the game in the 69th minute. Sharp converted a late penalty for his first goal as a Galaxy player.
Sharp scored his first hat-trick as a Galaxy player on 20 September 2023, in a 4–3 comeback win against Minnesota United.
Billy Sharp Age, How Old Is Billy Sharp?
Billy Sharp is in his late 30s, The football star is 37 years old. He was born on February 5, 1986, which means he will be celebrating his 38th birthday in a few months.
Billy Sharp Net Worth, How Much is Billy Sharp Worth?
Billy Sharp has been playing football for years now and has penned some juicy contracts throughout that career span with his respective clubs to date.
Currently, Billy Sharp has an estimated net worth in the region of $5 million with his main source of income being from his career as a football player.
Billy Sharp Height, How Tall is Billy Sharp?
Billy Sharp stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m). On issues of Billy Sharp’s weight, he weighs 70 kg.