Mason Mount whose middle name is Tony is an English professional footballer who plays as an attacking or central midfielder for one of the apex English Premier League clubs Chelsea and the England national team. And according to Chelsea officials, Mason Mount was born on the 10th of January 1999.
Mason Tony Mount actually started his senior club career with Chelsea and joined Vitesse and Derby County on consecutive loans between 2017 and 2019. But he later established himself as an integral player for Chelsea in the following years and won the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Super Cup in 2021.
Mason’s Club Career
Mason Mount at age 18, was promoted to Chelsea’s senior team; he previously debuted for the club’s under-18 team in 2014, at age 15, and also appeared consistently for the club’s under-21 team by 2016. As per the Wiki report, Mason Mount scored 10 goals in his 30 games appearances in the club’s victorious 2016–17 U18 Premier League campaign. Mount went on to also clinch two FA Youth Cups, the UEFA Youth League, and Chelsea Academy Player of the Year by 2017.
On the 24th of July 2017, Mason Tony Mount joined Dutch Eredivisie club Vitesse on a season-long loan. There in the club, he made his first-team debut on 26 August, as a 77th-minute substitute during Vitesse’s 2–1 home defeat against AZ. After that month, he was given his first start in Vitesse’s KNVB Cup first-round defeat away to fifth-tier team Swift, playing the full 90 minutes of the 0–0 draw, which Swift won in a penalty shoot-out. Mason Mount scored his first goal for Vitesse on 1 October in the 76th minute of a 1–1 home draw with Utrecht. Mount went on to appear in the Eredivisie Team of the Year and won Vitesse Player of the Year.
Mason Tony Mount however signed a new five-year contract with the West London giants Chelsea. At Stamford Bridge, he made his competitive debut for Chelsea on 11 August 2019 in a 0–4 away defeat to Manchester United in the Premier League. Mason Mount’s first Chelsea goal came a week later against Leicester City during Frank Lampard’s home debut as manager at Stamford Bridge, a 1–1 draw, and added another in the next game away to Norwich City.
Mount International Career
At the early stage, Mason Mount has represented England at under-16, under-17, under-18, and under-19 levels. Again, he represented the under-17s at the 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.
Before now, the Blues midfielder was included in the under-19 team for the 2017 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. Mason Mount actually provided the assist for Lukas Nmecha to score the winning goal against Portugal in the final. As a matter of fact, Mount was subsequently named Golden Player of the tournament. On 27 May 2019, Mount was included in England’s 23-man squad for the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.
Mason Tony Mount was invited by manager Gareth Southgate to train with the senior team for a week ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, following his impressive season with Vitesse. The English international was called up to the senior team for the UEFA Nations League matches against Croatia and Spain in October 2018. Mason Mount made his debut for the England senior team on 7 September 2019 as a 67th-minute substitute in England’s 4–0 home win over Bulgaria in UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying.
Due to Mason, Mount’s sensational performance for Chelsea was named in the 26-man England squad for Euro 2020. As a matter of fact, he and fellow England player Ben Chilwell were forced to self-isolate after coming into contact with Scotland player Billy Gilmour, who tested positive for COVID-19 after England’s 0–0 draw with Scotland at the tournament on 22 June 2021.
Mason Mount Net Worth
One of Chelsea’s stalwarts, the 23-year-old reportedly has an estimated net worth of not less than 21.8 million euros (20 Million Pound). His net worth is currently taking a rise just the way his career is rising. Mason Mount’s main sources of income are his brand endorsement deals and his salary from his football career.
As per the Forbes report, Mason Mount’s annual salary is at $6.2 million with a weekly earning of 120k per week for his services. His earnings are likely to increase with an improved offer for him in the coming future. His current contract expires on June 30, 2024.
Endorsements and Sponsorship
Mount is sponsored by The American sports equipment giant Nike. Again, the 23-year old recently got signed up as the brand ambassador of Combat Gaming. Nevertheless, Mason Mount’s brand earnings are yet to be disclosed but he earns an estimate of a 6-figure number.