Adam Idah Age, Height, Wiki, Salary, Family, Parents, Girlfriend, Dating. As more and more young Irish wonder kids are getting discovered in the world of football, Adam Idah has been a frequent mention in the list of potential young generations of footballers. The 17-year-old is a Norwich City striker who was one time eyed by Jose Mourinho as a potential Zlatan Ibrahimovic replacement.
transfermarkt.com has listed Adam’s birth date as February 11, 2001. This makes Adam Idah’s age just 18 years. He was born in Cork but he holds dual citizenship of Ireland and Nigeria.
Furthermore, no details can be found at present about his parents other than the fact that his father is Nigerian and his mother is Irish.
Previously, Adam played for Douglas club College Corinthians.
After joining Norwich City in 2017, he has been in the radar of quite a few English clubs. He impressed the coaches and the fans by performing amazingly in his first season which earned him his Academy player of the year awards.
He has represented Ireland on several occasions. Additionally, he has scored eight goals in the national shirt for the under seventeen. In the knockout stage of the U17 European Championships, Adam scored a goal against Bosnia & Herzegovina.
After impressing the local fans and players, it was time for him to impress the big boys. Jose Mourinho was the first to notice the aspiring Irish talent. In Ireland’s qualifying campaign, he scored a hattrick against Azerbaijan.
Since then, Adam has made it a habit in scoring goals and shining on big occasions. For his performance, he has already won the ‘Norwich City FC U18 Player Of The Year Award’ and he has been named the Academy Player Of The Year.
After Jose Mourinho’s interest in Adam, people expected him to make the first team appearance for Norwich City which sadly did not happen.
In five matches for the Republic of Ireland under 19, Adam scored 2 goals. Similarly, he has also scored 13 goals in 20 games for the under 17 side. For under 18, he scored two goals in 4 matches.
News of younger generations of footballer shining in the under 19’s and 17’s gives football fans hope of a fresh start for their team. However, several times, due to injury or due to lack of first team appearances, the young prospects are limited to the sidelines.
Over the years, some players have thrown away their youth career in the substitute bench without getting to showcase their talent. We can only hope that this would not be the case for Adam.
It is not Known how much Adam Idah’s salary is currently. As all young plays are paid fair amount of money at recent times, he probably makes sufficient earning through his career as a footballer.
Adam is just getting started as a footballer. There is a number of days yet to come in his career to get distracted by relationships.
He seems to have fully dedicated himself to the sports as there have not been any news about his past as well as present relationships. Maybe he has kept the information about his personal life in order to avoid any mainstream media attention.
There is no mention of Adam Idah’s past and present girlfriends anywhere on the internet.
Adam Idah is 6 feet 1 inch tall. In addition, his weight is around 78 kg.
If someone is to visit Adam’s Instagram page, he/she is will get to enjoy the Irish football kit in all its glory. Most of the pictures that Adam posts in his Instagram is himself in the Irish kit. He is quite a popular figure over there with more than 9k followers. He also has a Twitter account with over three thousand followers.