American soccer player, DeAndre Yedlin debuted his professional career for the Seattle Sounders football club as a defender. In the year 2014, he became a member of the US national team. Currently, he is playing for Premier League club Newcastle football club. Throughout his career, DeAndre is able to earn both name and fame.
How much is DeAndre Yedlin Net Worth & Salary?
DeAndre Yedlin has an estimated net worth of £10 million ($11.06 million) as of 2020. The main source of his income is from his soccer career. Currently, he earns an average salary of almost £2 million ($2.633 million) per year. His market value is £8 Million ($10.53 million).
In the year 2016, he signed a five-year contract with the football club, Newcastle United for £7.8 million ($10.273 million). His contract includes an annual average salary of £1.56 million ($2.054 million).
As per the contract, he will earn a base salary of £1.56 million while carrying a cap hit of £1.56 million in the year 2019. He is the proud owner of a lavish mansion in Newcastle, United Kingdom. DeAndre is often seen riding his car, a Mercedes SUV.
Youth & Club Career
He began his football career in his school days. After that, he spent his youth career with a number of teams including Emerald City FC and the Crossfire Premier.
For the 2010-2011 season, he played for the football club, Seattle Sounders. From 2011 to 2012, he played college soccer at the University of Akron.
Seattle Sounders FC
After completing his college soccer, he signed a one year contract with the football club, Seattle Sounders in the year 2013. For Seattle Sounders FC he debuts in a 1–0 home defeat on March 2nd against Montreal Impact. Yedlin’s first goal of his professional career for his club in a 3–1 win against Tigres.
In the year 2014, he signed a four-year contract with Tottenham Hotspur of the Premier League. He made his Premier League debut in a loss to Aston Villa. Next year, he was sent on a loan from Tottenham Hotspur to Sunderland for the rest of the season.
He started his first Premier League game against West Ham United on 3rd October 2015.
In the year 2016, he signed a five-year contract with the football club, Newcastle United for £7.8 million ($10.273 million). For Newcastle, he played his debut match against Brighton and Hove Albion on August 27. On 10th September, he scored his first goal for the club and his first in three years in a 2–0 victory against Derby County on September 10.
However, his first goal against Manchester City didn’t help his team to win the game on 1st September 2018. His team lost in a scoreline 2-1 defeat with City. So far, he has scored 2 goals in 76 matches with the club. Some of his teammates in the club are Yoshinori Muto, Salomon Rondon, among others.
International Career of DeAndre Yedlin
- In the year 2013, the United States named him under-20 squad for the FIFA U-20 World Cup.
- While playing for U-20 against Portugal his first international debut after a week of U-20 selection result.
- On January 3, 2014, he was called up to the senior men’s national team.
- With the senior team, his first appearance was on 1st February 2014 against South Korea.
- At the time of the 2014 World Cup, he got included in the United States the final 23-man roster.
- In The World Cup, he assisted with the goal scored by Clint Dempsey against Portugal by making his first world cup debut.
- Similarly, his team included him for the 2016 Copa America Centenario. During the game, he received a second yellow card and subsequent red in a match against Paraguay.
DeAndre was honored with MLS All-Star in 2013 and 2014. In the year 2014, he received the honor of MLS Supporters’ Shield and Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. In the following years, he received the name of the United States Soccer Young Athlete of the Year.
His Injuries details
In the 2016-2017 season, he got a hamstring injury which was recovered in 38 days on 13th April 2017. Again after that, he got another hamstring injury on 29th July 2017 which led him to miss 5 games and later, he was recovered on 10th September 2017. In the season 2019-2020, he got two serious injuries on his hip and groin.
His groin strain healed on 28th September 2019 after 52 days of the injury while his hip injury which he got on 27th November 2019 is not recovered fully. In the interview with NUFC.co.uk, DeAndre opens up on his injury heartache and dealing with criticism over his defending. He told:
“Mentally, I wasn’t really prepared for it, because I thought the recovery would be a lot quicker than it was. It ended up with me being out for five months, and it was supposed to be a six to eight-week recovery. I think for anyone, that would take a toll on you.”
“Now I’m getting back into things, but I’m still not where I think I need to be. Before my injury, in mostly every game I played, I didn’t have a feeling of being completely finished. “But in the couple of games that I’ve come back into, at the end of them I’d just felt completely done.”
“I probably am working a bit more just because of the system and the way Steve Bruce wants me to play, but in terms of fitness I don’t like feeling like I’m completely shot. That’s not how I like to feel.”