Ben Chilwell was born in England on December 21st, 1996.
In his youth he played for Leicester City.
During his senior career he has played for Leicester City, then loaned out Huddersfield Town and Chelsea since 2020, who he currently plays for.
He has represented England at five age levels.
He is a left back.
Having played 14 games for England is a reasonable achievement.
He was in the starting line up as a left wing back when Chelsea won the Uefa Champions League in 2021.
Ben Chilwell- Footballer (Nitty Gritty)
“I was enjoying my football, even though it wasn’t really going well. That’s when I said to my dad, who as a New Zealander was very keen on me playing cricket, that I would choose football.”- Ben Chilwell
“I have confidence and known what I am capable of. So it is frustrating when you are not showing everyone.”- Ben Chilwell
“Maybe I was an even better cricketer than a footballer.”- Ben Chilwell
Ben Chilwell- Footballer (What sets him apart)
“There’s a lot of pressure we put on ourselves because we want to do well for ourselves and obviously do well for the country.”- Ben Chilwell
“I’m very critical of myself and I know the levels I want to achieve so I’m very hard on myself. So the staff and players are very hard on me as well, which is what I want as I want to get as high a level as possible.”- Ben Chilwell
Ben Chilwell- Footballer (Final Thoughts)
“When you’re young and search your name on Twitter to see what everyone is saying about you, which everyone does when you’re young… it was one of those things I had to get on with.”- Ben Chilwell
“I feel like as a young player you have to play consistently because you’re going to make mistakes. If you make mistakes you have to keep playing to learn from mistakes.”- Ben Chilwell
“Obviously there are questions when anyone comes up to the Premier League about whether they can cope.”- Ben Chilwell