Mason Will John Greenwood was born on the 1st October 2001, and he is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United.
The young star coming through the youth system, Greenwood scored in a UEFA Europa League match against Astana in September 2019, to become the club’s youngest ever goal scorer in European competition at the age of 17 years, 353 days. His senior international debut for England came in September 2020, in a UEFA Nations League game against Iceland.
Since Mason joined Manchester United at the age of six, playing at the club’s development school in Halifax. After Greenwood progresses through the academy ranks, he joined up with the Under-18 squad for the 2017–18 season, despite being eligible for the Under-16s, and finished as the top scorer of the U18 Premier League North with 17 goals in 21 games. Mason Greenwood was named Player of the Tournament as the youth side won the ICGT Trophy in the Netherlands in May 2018.
Mason Greenwood in July 2018, travelled with the first team on their pre-season tour of the United States. Then on the 20th of July, he made his non-competitive debut as a 76th-minute substitute in a 1–1 draw against Club America. However, The young talent signed his first professional contract with the club on the 2nd of October. In the month of December, he was selected by José Mourinho to train with the first team ahead of their UEFA Champions League match against Valencia.
Under the management of Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Greenwood made his competitive debut as an 87th-minute substitute in a 3–1 win against Paris Saint Germain in the Champions League on the 6th of March 2019. Mason Greenwood became the second-youngest player to represent the club in European competition at the age of 17 years and 156 days, (behind only Norman Whiteside) and the youngest ever in the Champions League era. After a frame of four days, he made his Premier League debut from the bench in a 2–0 defeat to Arsenal to become one of the club’s youngest league debutants.
His first Manchester United goal came in their Europa League opener against Kazakh side Astana on 19 September; scoring the only goal of the game to become the club’s youngest ever goalscorer in European competition at the age of 17 years, 353 days. Greenwood scored in United’s 3–0 win over Partizan Belgrade on the 7th of November, qualifying them for the knockout stages of the competition. Then on the 24th of November, Greenwood scored his first league goal in a 3–3 draw with Sheffield United. The young star scored twice and won a penalty in the final game of the Europa League group stage against AZ Alkmaar on the 12 of December. United won the game 4–0 and finished top of their group.
Mason Greenwood scored his first goal of the season in a 5–1 win over Leeds in Manchester United’s opening match of the 2021–22 Premier League season on the 14th of August 2021. And on the 29th of August, he scored the goal that secured a 1–0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers, becoming the second teenager in Premier League history after Robbie Fowler to score in each of his team’s first three games of a season, and helped United breaking the record of most consecutive away matches undefeated in English football history with 28. Greenwood scored his first goal in the 2021–22 Champions League against BSC Young Boys in a 1–1 draw for interim manager Ralf Rangnick’s first Champions League game with the club on the 8th of December.
Mason Will John Greenwood has represented the England under-17 team making six appearances in 2017–18 and was part of the squad in the Algarve Tournament in Portugal.
The young talent was included in the England under-21 squad for the first time and made his debut as a 59th-minute substitute during the 3–2 win against Turkey on 6 September in qualifying for the 2021 European Under-21 Championship on the 30th of August 2019. Then on the 19th of November, Greenwood scored his first goal for the U21s; equalising against the Netherlands in a match in which England ultimately lost 2–1.
The English international was named in the England senior squad for the first time on the 25th of August 2020. Mason Greenwood made his debut on 5 September in a 1–0 away win over Iceland in a 2020–21 UEFA Nations League A match, coming on as a 78th-minute substitute. Mason Greenwood, along with England teammate Phil Foden, was withdrawn from the England squad on the 7th of September, after breaking COVID-19 quarantine guidelines in Iceland by leaving the part of the hotel that the England squad was occupying; media reports alleged that Greenwood and Foden had met two women in another part of the hotel.
Mason Greenwood Net Worth
Mason Greenwood learned football from Manchester youth academy and became a very decent player, and as a matter of fact, he is one of the richest Soccer Players & listed on most popular Soccer Players. According to Forbes update, Mason Greenwood net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
Mason Greenwood Salary
Mason Greenwood earns an estimated salary of $100,000 + Per Year.
Other Facts about Greenwood
Real Name/Full Name: Mason Will John Greenwood
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Mason Greenwood
Birth Place: Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 1 October 2001
Age/How Old: 20 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5’11”
Weight: In Kilograms – 60 kg, In Pounds – 132 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Andrew Greenwood
Mother – Melanie Hamilton
Social media Accounts: Instagram and Twitter
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse Name: No
Kids/Children Name: No
Net Worth: $1.5 million (£1.20 Million)
Mason Greenwood’s Honours
At an early phase of life, Mason has surprised everyone with his skills as well as been honored with many awards for his huge football achievement.
May 2018 – Player of the Tournament
2019 – Second youngest player to represent the club in a European competition
Jimmy Murphy Youth Team Player of the Year for 2018/19.
May 7, 2019 – Premier League 2 Player of the Month
September 2019 – Youngest Goal Scorer in European Competition.
March 2020 – First Teenager to Score at least 5 Goals in a Single European Season
August 2020 – England Senior Squad
Nominated for 2020 Golden Bay Award.