Joel Campbell Biography

Joel Campbell

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Birth Name: Joel Campbell
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Birth Country: Costa Rica
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign: gemini
Age:   25 Years
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A Costa Rican professional football player who is currently associated with an English club, Arsenal, and the national team, Costa Rica, Joel Nathaniel Campbell Samuels was born on June 26, 1992, in San Jose, Costa Rica to Humberto Campbell, Father, and Roxana Samuels Mother. He is a brother of three siblings named Nekisha, Humberto, and Katherine Campbell. Joel is best known for his outstanding skills as a forward and winger.

Joel Campbell first started playing football as a youth player from Saprissa where he played for almost 2 years then he was sent to Puntarenas for his further career. At the same year, he was set to sign a five-year deal with popular English Club Arsenal.

Throughout his career, Joel has played with several clubs such as Lorient, Real Betis, Olympiacos, Villarreal, etc and with his incredible performance; he has been honored with super league Greece, and FA Community Shield.         

Besides his league Career, Joel has also made his appearance in the national team, Costa Rica. He scored his first goal for his country in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, against Uruguay. Similarly, he has also scored against Manchester United in the Champions round 16. Currently, Joel plays for Portuguese Primeira Liga the Sporting CP.        

Moving towards his personal life, Joel is currently dating his girlfriend, Maria Fernanda Cascante. However, the detail information about his relationship is yet not revealed. The couple seems happy with each other and they are planning to get married soon. Currently, Joel is focused on his career and is not interested to get involved in an extra-marital affair with another woman.

Joel is one of the prominent players of current generation. He has earned a great amount of salary till date and as of 2017, it has been estimated that his current net worth is $10 million.



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Born in San José, Costa Rica

1992 26th of June

Joel Campbell is one of the rising stars of football history. He was born on June 26, 1996, in San José, Costa Rica as Joel Nathaniel Campbell Samuels to Roxana Samuels and Humberto Campbell. He also has three siblings and they are Nekisha Campbell, Humberto Campbell and Katherine Campbell.


Joined Saprissa


Joel Nathaniel Campbell Samuels is a quality footballer who has played various European clubs being associated with English club Arsenal. He started playing football as a youth player from Saprissa in the year of 2004 before joining the senior team. 


Made his senior team appearance


He played from the youth team for half a decade. He was developing him as a quality player and scoring some massive goals and was also leading his youth team to some glory. So in 2009, his senior team manager called him up in the senior team.


Began dating Fernanda Cascante


As a footballer, he plays in the forward position and it has been reflected in his love life as well. He does not seem to be lagging behind in love as well. These days he is teaming up with Maria Fernanda Cascante, whom he claims to be the love of his life. 


Won Primera División


After making his first senior team appearance in 2009, his football career was followed with some glory. In his first season, he was able to be the champion of Costa Rica. He won Primera División from that year from Saprissa.


Joined Arsenal


Arsenal was impressed by his performance from his senior team and they wanted to sign him in a massive contract. They signed him in 2011 but he was not given much appearance from the senior and they let him go to another club on the loan.


Made his international debut


He was also called up in the international senior team in 2011. After that, he joined Arsenal as a full-fledged player. He made his first appearance against China. He has also scored 10 international goals and has won fifty international caps.


Won Superleague Greece


He joined Olympiacos on a season loan from Arsenal in 2013. His career there was also successful as he scored twice in the champions league against Manchester United in the round of 16. He also won Superleague Greece in 2013.


Won FA Community Shield


He came back to his own club Arsenal in 2012, as he impressed Arsenal manager after displaying some beautiful games in the champions league. His first season with them was also successful as he won FA Community Shield with them. 

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