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Who is Teemu Pukki? Biography | Personal Life

Who is Teemu Pukki? Biography | Personal Life

Facts of Teemu Pukki

Full Name:Teemu Pukki
Birth Date:March 20, 1990
Age:34 years
Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)
WifeKirsikka Laurikko
MarriedKirsikka Laurikko (2019)
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorLight Brown
Birth PlaceKotka
FatherTero Pukki
MotherTeija Pukki
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Teemu Pukki is a Finnish professional footballer who rose to the media limelight after playing internationally for Finland in 2009. He also won the title of Copa del Rey Juvenil de Futbol championship as a member of Sevilla in 2008. Pukki served at Major League Soccer Club Minnesota United as a striker. At the young age of 15, he made his debut on the senior level and played in the Finnish Cup.

What is the Age of Teemu Pukki?

Teemu Pukki opened his eyes as Teemu Eino Antero Pukki on 29th March 1990, in Kotka, Finland. As of 2023, his age is 29 years old while his horoscope is Aries. He is the son of Teija Pukki (mother) and Tero Pukki (father). Teemu holds a Finnish nationality and is of a mixed ethnical background.

Who is Teemu Pukki Wife?

Teemu tied the wedding knot to his wife Kirsikka Laurikko in June 2019. Before marriage, they also had a child together in the year 2017. As of now, the entire family is celebrating their happy moments together.

Teemu Pukki with his wife, Kirsikka Laurikko and their child
Caption: Teemu with his wife, Kirsikka Laurikko, and their child
Photo: Instagram

Teemu Pukki’s Net Worth & Salary

Teemu has a net worth of $8 million as of 2023. His salary is $389k annually according to his new contracts with Norwich City.

Teemu Pukki’s Height & Weight

Teemu stands at a tall height of 5 feet 9 inches and his body weight is around 78 kg. Pukki has light brown colored hair and his eyes are dark brown in color.

 Club Career

  • Teemu began his football career with Hovinsaaren Palloseura (HOPS) while living in Hovinsaari, Kotka.
  • As a youth, he joined his official hometown club, KTP, and made his debut for the first team at 16 years old.
  • On 28th August 2010, Teemu signed with the Finnish Veikkausliiga club HJK.
  • Teemu joined Schalke on a three-year contract on 31st August 2011.
  • On 31st August 2013, he played with Celtic from FC Schalke 04.
  • On 6th August 2014, he was substituted at half-time in the league defeat to Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
  • On 1st September 2014, Teemu signed a one-year loan deal with an option to buy with Danish side Brøndby IF.
Teemu Pukki, Finnish footballer
Caption: Teemu Finnish footballer (Photo: Instagram)
  • With his blistering start to 2019/2020, Teemu has cemented his place as a Norwich City legend and is extremely popular in Norwich and across the world.
  • He signed a new three-year contract with the Premier League newcomers on 3rd July 2019.

International Career

  • On 4th February 2009, he debuted in the Finland national team when Stuart Baxter used him as a substitute against Japan in a friendly match played in Tokyo.
  • In the 2018–2019 UEFA Nations League, Finland won promotion from League C. Temmu scored the only goal of each of the Finns’ first three matches, at home against Hungary and home and away to Estonia.

FAQs of Teemu Pukki

Who is Teemu?

Teemu is a Finnish professional footballer who debuted internationally for Finland in 2009 and won the Copa del Rey Juvenil de Futbol championship in 2008 as a member of Sevilla.

Where was Teemu born?

Teemu opened his eyes on 29th March 1990, in Kotka, Finland.

Who are the parents of Teemu?

He is the son of Teija Pukki (mother) and Tero Pukki (father).