Shane Patrick Long is a young Irish professional footballer who plays for Southampton as a striker and the Republic of Ireland national team. Till date, Shane Long made many records and has acquired a good wealth. Shane Long was born on born 22 January 1987 in Gortnahoe, County Tipperary, located in Ireland and he is now recognized as a powerful, no-nonsense striker all over the world. In his early career, he also played hurling for Tipperary.
Long started his football career at Cork City and later moved to Reading where, amongst other accomplishments, he scored three goals in ten substitute games. He made this score throughout his team’s Championship captivating 2005–06 season. In this, Long also guided his team into the Fourth round of the FA Cup by beating Liverpool in a third series replay match in year 2010, and then received a player of the season award. Long was signed for Premier League side West Bromwich Albion in year 2011 for a worth of £6 million, and collaborated with Hull City in year 2014, later Southampton in the same year.
Long launched his senior debut for the Republic of Ireland in year 2007, and from then he received 71 international caps.
Long was a gifted hurler and performed in two Under-18 semi-finals of All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship with Tipperary at Croke Park. This footballer was stared as a pacey and talented forward player in most of the games. Shane Long was too playing Gaelic football during this time, and began his career in the football in year 1994, teaming up with St. Michael’s in Tipperary Town in year 2002.
Shane Long got married to his long-term girlfriend named Kayleah Adams in year 2013. The couple has three kids, daughters Teigan and Erin and son Jax, born last year. Long and Kayleah first met under very rare circumstances. Long’s former girlfriend was deceitful on him with Kayleah’s previous boyfriend.
Education: In year 2004, Long received a scholarship while studying and collaborated with the Cork City Football Club.
Shane Long Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $6.3 Million US Dollars
Shane Long’s overall net-worth is approximately $6 million US dollars in year 2017. Salary of Long is $1,378,000 and he possesses a market value of $6.8 million. Long also signed contract of worth $4.7 million (which is last 3 years amount) with Southampton FC from period 2016-2018, adding to his net-worth. Long has signed for Premier League and business deals for Ireland which suggest that his earning is increasing gradually.
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Shane Long with his wife and three kids resides in a spacious mansion in Ireland, which is luxurious one including swimming pool, bars, gardens, etc.
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Shane Long has signed for Premier League side West Bromwich Albion in year 2011 for a great fee of £6 million. He also collaborated with Hull City in year 2014, later with Southampton in August 2014. In year 2007, Long was hired for an improved four-year contract to hold him at Reading till the completion of the 2010–11 season.
In year 2011, Long signed for Premier League side West Bromwich for a period of a three-year deal, with a future year’s option. However the fee was not revealed, it is suggested to be £4.5 million, with inclusions that could drastically increase to £6.5 million.
This footballer- Shane Long is running the business for Ireland in France but he is even doing the business at house, where his marketing company has registered great profits of over €300,000.
Shane Long scored his 100th career goal in English football match in the 4–2 home victory in year 2016 against Manchester City.
Also in year 2016, Long was engaged to a new contract with Southampton, increasing his visit with the club till year 2020. Long terminated a barren run of 23 games without a goal in year 2016 for Southampton, when he played in against West Bromwich Albion to offer the home side a 1–0 lead.
Throughout his international career, Shane Long scored various goals, comprising his latest made in October 2016 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup stipulation.
Shane Long is a talented Irish footballer who rose to fame by making strikes for Southampton and playing for Irish team. In coming years, it is assured that Long’s career graph will rise owing to his distinguished football playing skills.