Joseph Oluwaseyi Temitope Ayodele-Aribo famously known as Joe Aribo was born on the 21st of July 1996, and he is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Scottish Premiership club Rangers and for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
He began his club career at Staines Town and then spent four years with Charlton Athletic in the English Football League. In 2019 he signed for Rangers, where he won the Scottish Premiership in 2021 and the Scottish Cup a year later.
According to research, it has been confirmed that Joe Aribo played for Staines Town under Marcus Gayle in the Isthmian League Premier Division, winning the club’s academy player of the year award in April 2014.
The research also carried out that Aribo joined Charlton Athletic in September 2015 following a successful trial, and signed a one-year contract in May 2016. The generational talent made his first-team debut as a 62nd-minute substitute for Andrew Crofts in a 2–0 defeat to Crawley Town in an EFL Trophy group stage match at The Valley on 16 October 2016. Joseph Oluwaseyi’s EFL League One debut came on 17 December in a 2–0 home loss to Peterborough United as a 70th-minute replacement for Fredrik Ulvestad, and six days later he extended his contract until 2019.
Joseph Oluwaseyi Temitope Ayodele-Aribo scored in each of the last three games of 2018–19 as Charlton came third, contributing to wins over Scunthorpe United, Gillingham, and Rochdale. He then netted in a 2–1 win away to Doncaster Rovers in the first leg of the playoff semi-finals on the 12 of May, as his team eventually were promoted.
According to a BBC report, Joe Aribo was offered a new contract by Charlton at the end of the 2018–19 season, but he instead opted to sign a four-year deal with Scottish Premiership club Rangers. There in the club, Aribo made his competitive debut on the 9th of July 2019 in a 4–0 win over St Joseph’s of Gibraltar in the Europa League; eight days later in the second leg he scored his first goal to open a 6–0 win at Ibrox. Joseph Oluwaseyi Temitope Ayodele-Aribo, on the 25th of September, suffered a head wound from Livingston’s Ricki Lamie and was taken off after 20 minutes, receiving 20 stitches and being ruled out for a month; on his return to Almondvale he scored his first league goal in a 2–0 win on 10 November.
Statistics have it that Joseph Aribo played 17 Europa League games as Rangers finished runners-up in the 2021–22 season, and he opened the scoring in the 1–1 final draw against Eintracht Frankfurt on 18 May before defeating on penalties. However, in all competitions, he played 57 games, scored 9 goals, and assisted 10.
The Rangers sensational midfielder was called up by Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr for a friendly away to Ukraine in the month of August 2019. Joseph Aribo made his debut in the game in Dnipro on the 10th of September and scored in the fourth minute of the 2–2 draw. It has been recorded that on the 13th of October, he scored the Green Eagles’ goal in a friendly draw with Brazil in Singapore.
Again, it will be tremendous to note that at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, Aribo played two group-stage wins and the 1–0 last-16 elimination by Tunisia.
Joe Aribo’s Salary
According to Goal.com, Rangers paid Charlton Athletic £300,000 compensation fee for Aribo because his contract had already expired.
The report has it that out of Ranger’s total of 58 players, the highest earning player is Jermain Defoe earning £65,000 per week while our dear Aribo’s basic salary is around £20,000 per week and per annum is £421,200.
Joe Aribo’s Net Worth
As for Joe Aribo net worth, there is are estimated figures which is said to be between $1 Million – $5 Million which is primarily from his career as a soccer player.
Other Facts About Aribo
Full Name: Joseph Oluwaseyi Temitope Ayodele-Aribo
Birth Date: 21 July 1996
Age: 25 (as of February 2022)
Birth Place: Camberwell, England
Current Residence: Scotland
Height in Feet: 6’2″
Height in Centimeters: 187
Weight in Kilograms: 76 kg
Weight in Pounds: 168 pounds
Hair Colour: Black
Marital Status: Single
Spouse: Not married
Net worth: $1 Million – $5 Million.
EFL League One play-offs: 2019
Scottish Premiership: 2020–21
Scottish Cup: 2021–22
Scottish League Cup runner-up: 2019–20
UEFA Europa League runner-up: 2021–22