Nick Pope Biography
|Date of Birth:||1992 , April-19|
|Age:||29 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United Kingdom|
|Height:||6 Feet 3 Inch|
|Birth Name||Nicholas David Pope|
|Birth Place/City||Soham, England|
The rising football star Nick Pope has a great potential to become one of the best goalkeepers in the coming future. The footballer is currently on his meteoric rise and so far has shown great skills playing for the professional football club Cambridge United on loan and kept four clean sheets. Popular for his miraculous save, Pope played for several clubs like Harrow Borough, Welling United, Aldershot Town, York City, and Bury. He has been listed in the 28 man squad for the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Early Life And Education Of Nick Pope
Nick Pope was born in Soham, England, on 19 April 1992 to Suffolk farmer parents. He belongs to British nationality and his ethnicity/race is Caucasian. Raised in Soham, he attended King's School. He began playing football at the club's academy.
Later on, Pope joined Ipswich Town Academy until he was released from the club at the young age of 16. After his release by Ipswich, he made his move to the non-League club Bury Town in 2008. Following his impressive performance for the club at such a young age, the complete goalkeeper rose to prominence and the coach Richard Wilkins described Pope as the most naturally-talented player who can go all the way to the top.
He also earned a provisional place at Nottingham University.
Nick Pope's Professional Career
Nick Pope was signed by League One club Charlton Athletic on 24 May 2011. He later gave a trail at Charlton and fascinated the staff during the tryout. He signed his first professional contract with the club for two years.
On 4 May 2013, the footballer made his professional debut for the club coming as a 71st-minute substitute for David Button in a 4–1 home victory against Bristol City in the last game of the 2012–13 season. His vital role for the club led him to sign a new three-year contract with Charlton in September 2013.
On 11 August 2011, Pope was loaned out to Isthmian League Premier Division club Harrow Borough. He gained much recognition after he kept three clean sheets as well as saved two penalty kicks in 19 matches. He subsequently played for several clubs on loan like Conference South club Welling United, Cambridge United, Aldershot Town, and York City.
At the beginning of 2015, Pope joined the association club Bury on loan and made his debut for the club in a 1–1 home draw against Wycombe Wanderers. The following year, he made his way to Premier League club Burnley signing a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee.
Pope made his first international appearance for England national team on 15 March 2018. He was selected in Germany's final 23-man squad for 2018 World Cup also.
Nick Pope's Net Worth
Nick Pope is a rising footballer. Through his contract with several renowned clubs and association with numerous companies, he has collected a large amount of money which as per estimation made by the various online source is believed to be more than $1 million.
As of now, Pope's current market value is 5 million Euro ($5,867,925). As per some resources, Pope earns around £15,000 ($20,129.62) in a week.
Nick Pope's Personal Life
Nick Pope is yet to be married and has no children. The footballer is not dating anyone officially at present. He is currently more focused on his career.
Pope is also active on social sites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook.
Here are some saves of Nick Pope during the 2017-18 season.