Ethan Pinnock has been around for quite a while now but is seemingly becoming famous due to his exploits with Premier League club Brentford. Pinnock, who began his career playing non-League football with Dulwich Hamlet and then Forest Green Rovers, journeyed through different levels in the English football league system. He has finally arrived at the elite level of English Football.
Now at the top level, Pinnock is aiming to upset the odds as Brentford look to cement their place in the Premier League. A quest that began with a 2-0 victory of Arsenal at the Brentford Community Stadium on Friday 13th August.
Speaking of his remarkable rise to the top level, Ethan said:
“Growing up, I think for most kids watching Match of the Day every week it’s their dream to play football in the Premier League, so to be playing in that league now is really special, especially the route I took from non-league”
Ethan Pinnock is of Jamaican origin and has represented the Jamaican senior national team. However, being born in England, he was eligible to represent the Three Lions. He actually represented at various youth levels before being called up to Jamaica’s senior team.
Pinnock Brentford Career
Ethan Pinnock joined Brentford in the summer of 2019, making 40 appearances as the Bees reached the Championship Play-Off final. They were denied promotion to the Premier League after losing 2-1 to Fulham at Wembley. Pinnock and Brentford would go one better the next season, beating Swansea 2-0 in the Play-Off final to seal promotion to the Premier League.
Ethan Pinnock was named in the PFA Team of the Year for the 2020/21 season.
The Jamaican made his Premier League debut in August 2021, playing every minute as Brentford beat Arsenal 2-0 in what is their first ever Premier League win.
Ethan Pinnock Age
Ethan Pinnock was born on May 29, 1993. He is 28 years old and has lived in the UK for the most part of his life.
10 Quick facts about Ethan Pinnock
Name: Ethan Rupert Pinnock
Date of Birth: 29th May, 1993
Height: 1.90 m
Weight 80 kg
Plays for: Brentford F.C
Position Center back
Preferred foot Left
Weekly wages £12,000
Net Worth £4m
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Ethan Pinnock family
A proud and loving dad, Ethan Pinnock is the father of two adorable boys, Yohan Pinnock and his brother. Not much is known of Ethan’s love life as the media’s watchful eyes have not spotted anything yet. Pinnock may be married but the name of his partner is not known.
Style of play
Ethan Pinnock is a strong and powerful central defender. His height makes him an aerial asset to his team as he is very good in the air. Ethan is also good with his feet. He scores a handful of goals each season and also provides assists for his teammates. Defensively solid, Ethan makes lots of interceptions and clearances, but is always willing to dart forward when his team presses.
Ethan Pinnock Salary and net worth
With a weekly salary of £12,000 per week, Ethan’s net worth is £4 million (estimated). However, this amount could rise significantly in the coming months as Pinnock and Brentford enjoy life in the Premier League!
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He has as a degree
Even though Ethan is a professional footballer, he also has a degree in Physical Education. He obtained this degree while doubling as a player and a coach for Dulwich Hamlet Football Club.
Played non-league football
A large part of Ethan’s career was spent playing non-league football. With Dulwich, Ethan won Isthmian League Division One South in 2013, and won back-to-back Player of the Year Awards (2014/15 and 2015/16).
Worked part time as a coach
While playing for Dulwich, Ethan Pinnock also worked as a coach at the club. At the same time, he was studying for a degree.
“I was working as a coach and studying for a degree, so I was juggling the three” he told the Mirror in an exclusive interview
Has two lovely sons
Ethan is the father of two adorable boys, Yohan Pinnock and his brother. He posts photos of his kids on his Instagram page regularly.
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