Kingsley Dogo Michael (born 26 August 1999) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Italian club side Bologna FC 1909 and the Nigerian national football team. Michael made the 28 man list of Super Eagles Gernot Rohr World Cup qualifying squad for matches against Liberia and Cape Verde in September 2021.
Early Life and Career
He joined Italian club Bologna on 29 August 2017 and was assigned to their Under-19 team. At the end of the 2017–18 Serie A season he made some bench appearances for Bologna’s senior squad, but did not see any time on the field.
On 15 August 2018, he joined Serie B club Perugia on a season-long loan. He made his Serie B debut for Perugia on 24 August 2018 in a game against Brescia as a 79th-minute substitute for Raffaele Bianco.
He made his Serie A debut for Bologna on the opening day of the 2019–20 season, he started the game against Verona on 25 August 2019.
On 2 September 2019, Michael joined Cremonese on loan until 30 June 2020.
On 1 February 2021, Michael moved to Serie B side Reggina, on a loan deal until the end of the season.
He represented Nigeria national under-17 football team at the 2015 African U-17 Championship, where Nigeria finished 4th, and 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup, which Nigeria won. Michael scored a goal in the 3–0 quarterfinal victory over Brazil, but did not appear in the semifinal or final.
Kingsley Michael received his first senior team call to play for the Super Eagles in August 2021 and was selected for World Cup qualification matches against Liberia and Cape Verde.
Kingsley Michael is currently single and focusing on his rising career more. He is not yet married
Net Worth and Salary
Michael Kingsley salary as of 2021 is £4,900 per week, £254,800 per year playing for Bologna FC 1909.
Kingsley Michael’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated at around $750, 000 (net worth estimated in 2021).