Andy King Biography
Andrew Philip King was a professional footballer who plays as central midfielder for Belgian First Division A club OH Leuven and the Welsh national team. He has more over 375 appearance across all competitions for Leicester. He won the League one, Championship and premier League titles in 2009, 2014 and 2016 respectively, making him first and only player to win the top three divisions with the same team in the Premier League era.
How old is Andy King? – Age
The footballer as a central midfielder was 32 years old as October as of 2019, before his death in July 2020. He was born on October 29, 1988 in Barnstaple in the England.
Andy King Parents
Andy’s mother was blessed with Andy as her first son, with playboy bunny Alene Akins, who died in 2017. King adopted Akins’ son Andy after the couple married in 1961. They later split and remarried, after which they welcomed Chaia sister to Andy. His father had married seven wife before his death in the year 2021.
Andy King Siblings
Andy had four siblings known as; Chaia King, Larry King Jr., Cannon Edward King, Chace Armstrong King. They all loved each other and lived happily.
Andy King Marriage – Wife
Leicester City midfielder Andy King was married. He married Camilla Middleton on 21st June and celebrated their union in the traditional grandeur of Kilworth House.
Andy King International Career
The famous soccer player was offered his first professional contract with Leicester on 5 May 2007. King made his first team debut in a 0-0 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers on 2 October 2007, before scoring his first senior goal with a 35-yard short described as a “rocket” in a 2-1 defeat to Southampton on 1 December.
King’s impressive start the following season earned him a new three-year contract on 21 August 2008. He scored his first goal of the season in a 3-2 League cup defeat to Fulham on 27 August, scoring from 18 yards. His performances earned him the club’s young player of the season award on 28 April 2009. King dedicated his award to team captain Stephen Clemence, who missed the entire season through injury.
King qualified to play for Wales through a grandfather from Wrexham. He won caps for Wales under-19 and under-21 international, receiving his first call-up on October 2007. He scored his first goal in a 5-1 UEFA European Under-21 championship qualifying win over Luxembourg under-21 on 31 March 2009.
King’s first international goal came on 11 August 2010 in a 5-1 friendly victory over Luxembourg at Parc y Scarlets in Llanelli. On 31 May 2016, King was included in Wales’ 23-man squad for UEFA Euro 2016. King made his debut in the tournament as a substitute in Wales’ 3-0 victory against Russia on 20 June, as Wales won Group B.
On 2 September 2017, King came on as a half time substitute to help Wales to a 1-0 victory against Austria in a 2018 FIFA World cup qualifier. This was his 40th cap, therefore breaking Northern Irishman John O’Neills record for most caps while a Leicester player.
King had signed for Belgian First Division A side OH Leuven on a deal until end of the season, On 5 January 2021.
Andy King death
Andy died unexpectedly of a heart attack on July 28, while her step-sister known as Chaia passed away on August 20, shortly after having been diagnosed with lung cancer. Andy’s father who had adopted him was in a lot of pain after they passed away. “It is with sadness and a father’s broken heart that l confirm the recent loss of two of my children, Andy King, and Chaia King,” King said in a statement on August 22.
Andy King Net worth
The famous soccer player Andy’s net worth is 1.5 million at the age 30 years old. He earned the money being a professional soccer player.