Calvin Bassey Ughelumba (born 31 December 1999) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Scottish Premiership side Rangers and the Nigerian national football team (the Super Eagles).
Early Life and Career
Born on the 31st of December 1999 in Aosta, Italy. Bassey joined Leicester City at the age of fifteen after a successful trial and progressed through the club’s youth ranks, with regular appearances for the clubs’ under-18 and under-23 sides.
On 6 June 2020, Bassey signed a pre-contract with Rangers, with him due to officially join the club with the opening of the summer transfer window in July. On 9 August 2020, he made his professional debut for Rangers in a Scottish Premiership match against St Mirren as a substitute in a 3–0 win.
Parents and Family
His father Kingsley Ikenna Ughelumba had an issue with their mother.
Super Eagles Career (International)
Born in Italy, Bassey was eligible to play for Italy, Nigeria or England at international level.
On 30th September 2021 Calvin Bassey received his first call-up to play for Nigeria at the 2022 World Cup double header against Central African Republic.
Calvin Bassey is currently single and not dating or in any relationship. Calvin Bassey is also not married.
Net Worth and Salary
Calvin Bassey’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $450, 000 – $1.2 million (net worth estimated in 2021)