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Who was Christian Atsu Wife? Bio, Family, Net Worth, Death, Height

Who was Christian Atsu Wife? Bio, Family, Net Worth, Death, Height

Facts of Christian Atsu

Full Name:Christian Atsu
Birth Date:January 10, 1992
Age:32 years
Profession:Football player
Height: 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)
WifeMarie-Claire Rupio
Net Worth$2 million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceAda Foah
MotherAtsu Twasam
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Ghanaian professional footballer Christian Atsu played as a winger, although he was also deployed as an attacking midfielder or left-back. 

What Nationality was Christian Atsu?

Christian Atsu was born on January 10, 1992, in Ada Foah, Ghana. He was 31 years old at the time of his death. His sun sign was Capricorn. Christian used to celebrate his birthday on the 10th of Jan every year. He was born to Atsu Twasam (mother).

By profession, his father was a fisherman and farmer on the banks of the Volta River. Christian had 10 siblings. Christian was Ghanaian by nationality and followed Christianity as a religion. Similarly, he belonged to Afro-American ethnic background.

Who was Christian Atsu married to?

Christian was in a marital relationship. He was married to his wife Marie-Claire Rupio. They met while Christian was playing for Porto.

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Caption: Christian’s photo with his wife (Photo: Opoyi)

dating for some time they tied the knot in 2012. The duo was happy in their relationship and were living a blissful life.

Did Christian Atsu have children?

Yes, Christian had a child with his wife. They had three children. They had two boys and one girl. But their names are unknown at the moment.

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Caption: Christian Atsu’s photo with his family (Photo: Opoyi)

What was Christian Atsu’s Net Worth?

Christian had an estimated net worth of around $2 million at the time of his death. He was able to earn that decent sum of money from his career s a football player.

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Caption: Christian posing with his car (Photo: Yen)

According to the source, an average salary of a Ghanaian football player is around 250,000.  Christian signed a 4 year £6,240,000 contract with Newcastle United F.C. His contract had an annual average salary of £1,560,000.

How did Christian Atsu die?

Christian took his last breath on 6 February 2023. He went missing in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria in 2023. But Christian was assumed to be among those still alive under the earthquake-damaged headquarters of Hatayspor in Antakya.

On Feb 14 his two pairs of shoes were found but he himself was not found. Likewise, his agent confirmed that his body was recovered from the rubble of the building he was residing in on 18th Feb. Christian’s club, Newcastle United, paid tribute to him at the game between Newcastle United and Liverpool on the 18th of February 2023. agent Nana Sechere tweeted:

“It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to announce to all well-wishers that sadly Christian Atsu’s body was recovered this morning. My deepest condolences go to his family and loved ones. Peace be upon you, beautiful person. There are no words to describe our sadness,”

How Tall was Christian Atsu?

Christian stood at the height of 5 feet 6 inches while he had a body weight of around 68kg. He had an attractive pair of brown eyes and short curly black hair.

Professional Career of Christian Atsu

  • Christian was a Ghanaian professional footballer.
  • Christian started out in the professional game at Porto, but in 2011 he was loaned to Rio Ave.
  • He was back for the 2012–13 campaign, and in his lone full season with the first team, he made 29 appearances to assist Porto to win the Primeira Liga.
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Caption: Christian playing inside the field (Photo: Chelsea)
  • He secured a contract with Premier League team Chelsea in September 2013 after making an impression in Portugal.
  • For the remainder of the 2013–14 season, he was promptly loaned to Vitesse Arnhem of the Eredivisie.
  • Likewsie, Christian was chosen for the 2014 FIFA World Cup team and he played in every game.
  • But Ghana got knocked out in the group stage.

FAQs of Christian Atsu

When did Christian Atsu leave Newcastle United?

Christian left Newcastle United in 2021. He later joined Saudi Pro League side Al Raed FC before moving to Turkey with Hatayspor in the summer of 2022.

Which team was Christian Atsu playing?

Christian was playing in Hatayspor Kulübü tea before his death. He played as an attacking midfielder or left-back.

How many leagues did Christian Atsu play?

Christian participated in three league matches and one Turkish Cup match, scoring the game-winning goal against Kasmpaşa at home in the seventh minute of added time on February 5, 2023.

Was Christian Atsu in FIFA 23?

Yes, Christian was in a FIFA 23. But due to his untimely demise, he will be removed from the FIFA 23 game.