Leighton Baines

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BirthdateDecember 11th, 1984
BirthplaceKirkby, England
Length1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Positionleft back
TraitsDead-ball Specialist

Picture of the 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) tall English left back of Everton

Born in Kirkby, England, he started his career with Wigan Athletic in 2002, playing a limited role in the team that won the Football League Second Division, the following season he'd make 26 appearances as The Latics won the the Football League First Division, the season after he played an even more pivotal part as Wigan Athletic won the EFL Championship to secure promotion to the Premier League. In their first season in England's top flight Wigan finished mid table avoiding relegation with ease, the left-back continued his fine form playing in all but one of The Latics' Premier League fixtures, the following season would see the defender show another facet to his game with 3 goals and an assist. His performances garnered interests from top Premier League clubs such as Manchester United, Arsenal and Everton, with the the later winning the race for his signature after signing the promising talent for a fee of £6 million. The defender did not feature regularly in his first season at the club due to an injury but slowly cemented his place in the first team in his second. The 2008/09 season saw the defender voted Everton's Player of the Month in two consecutive months, he scored a goals and chipped in with 7 assists as Everton finished 6th in the Premier League table and came runner-up to Chelsea in the FA Cup. The 2010/11 season saw him play every minute of every game of Everton's Premier League season, with 5 goals and 10 assist he was awarded Everton Player of the Season. During the 2012/13 season the left-back created 116 chances for his teammates, the highest by any player in Europe's top 5 leagues, this led to place in PFA's Team of the Season for the second consecutive season. In 11 season with The Blues the veteran left-back has played in 411 games scoring 38 goals and having a hand in 67 assist, making him the current record holder for most assists by a defender in the Premier League.  

Baines Salary & Net Worth Revealed

How much does he earn?

In December 2016 the left back signed a contract with Everton that nets him a whopping salary of 4.2 Million Euro (3.6 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €11,475 (£9,906) per day and €478 (£413) per hour!

Per year€4,200,000£3,625,608
Per month€350,000£302,134
Per week€85,366£73,691
Per day€11,475£9,906
Per hour€478£413
Per minute€7.97£6.88
Per second€0.13£0.11

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