Charlie Patino Biography – Charlie Patino Wiki
Charlie Patino is an English professional footballer. He plays as a midfielder for the North London-based and Premier League club Arsenal. The young midfielder has played for the England national team U15, U16, U17, U18 and he is currently playing for England U19 in 2021. He made his England U19 debut on October 9, 2021, in a 3-1 victory over Mexico in Marbella, Spain. On December 21, 2021, he scored his first goal in a 5-1 victory against League One club Sunderland on his first appearance with the professional team, during the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup at the Emirates Stadium. He described his first professional goal as “The Best Day Of My Life and an early Christmas Present” Patino came on in the 80th minute as a sub to replace his fellow Hale End graduate Emile Smith-Rowe.
Patino began his football career in 2011 with St Albans City Football Club. He later spent four years with Luton Town leaving the club in 2015. He signed with Arsenal in 2015 and started playing with the club’s under-18 team when he was just 14 years old. In October 2020, Patino signed his first professional contract with Arsenal. He announced his contract singing via his Instagram, he wrote, “Today I signed my first professional contract with Arsenal. Thanks to everyone who has helped and believed in me during my journey so far. The hard work continues and my dream of one day making my full debut for Arsenal pushes me on.” On Wednesday 7, October 2020, he was included in The Guardian’s “Next Generation” 2020 list as one of the 20 best talents at Premier League clubs.
Patino has already made 17 appearances and scored 2 goals playing with England under-15, under-16, under-17, under-18, and under-19 levels. In 2019, he captained the match against Spain under-17 match. His father is from Spain and thus he remains eligible to play for Spain. The Royal Spanish Football Federation has reportedly made attempts to get Patino to switch nationalities. He was also hugely linked with La Liga and Spanish club FC Barcelona.
Growing up Patino was always inspired by former Arsenal and Spanish footballers such as Santi Carzola, Cesc Fabregas, and his current coach Mikel Arteta. As a player, he looks up to his fellow English and Arsenal player Bukayo Saka who also graduated from Hale End.
Charlie Patino Age
He was born on October 17, 2003, as Charlie Michael Patino in Watford, England. He grew up in London, Colney and he has always been very close to Arsenal’s training ground even as a child.
Charlie Patino Parents
Who are Charlie Patino’s parents? His parents are Jules Patino and Katy Patino. His parents are immigrants from Spain. They moved to the United Kingdom before their son was born. His dad grew up in Spain and supports Deportivo de La Coruña of Spain. Patino and his father were Luton Town’s season ticket holders and watched every home game. Patino is of Spanish heritage.
Charlie Patino Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) tall.
Charlie Patino Salary
Charlie Patino’s net worth is unclear.
Charlie Patino Instagram
His Instagram handle is @charliepatino10