Eric Dier is generally acted as a defensive midfielder, central defender, and right-back for the English national team and Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. Eric Dier is an English professional footballer, best known by his nickname “Dier Wolf”.
With his debut in the 2012-2013 football season, Eric Dier has remained an important player in the world of football, having played alongside such talented players as Delli Alli, Adam Lallana, and many others. His versatility and skills have kept him at the top of the list as one of the most impressive players of his peers. Here are the facts you should know about the defensive midfielder.
Eric Dier Biography
The English footballer was born on 15 January 1994 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. However, at the age of seven, he moved to Portugal with his parents and siblings after his mother got a job with UEFA Euro 2004. Pierer’s football career can be traced back to his academic years at the Academy of Sporting Lisbon, where his sports teacher Miguel Silva discovered his football skills. He was then referred to the scouts of the Portuguese club Sporting, whereupon he signed a professional contract with Sporting in April 2010. This could be seen as Eric’s successful professional venture into the world of football, as major football clubs such as Arsenal and Manchester United tried to sign him as one of their young players.
On 26 August 2012, Eric made his debut for Sporting CP’s B team in a Segunda Liga match against Atlético Portugal, and on 4 November 2012, he scored his profit-making goal for the club against Benfica B. That same month, he played Braga for the first time in the Primeira League, finishing his two seasons with a total of 16 appearances and two goals.
Eric joined Tottenham Hotspur on 2 August 2014 after signing a £4 million five-year contract with the club. On 16 August 2014, he made his debut in the English Premier League, scoring a single goal in the process. He also played against Queens Park Rangers and was in the final of the League Cup against Chelsea in the Tottenham starting line-up on 1 March 2015. The former Sporting CP star played against teams such as Stoke City and Manchester City and scored goals that helped his club beat them. On 13 September 2016, he extended his contract with Tottenham, which is expected to run until 2021.
Dier has taken part in several tournaments. He began his international career for England on 12 November 2015 in a match against Spain. So far he has played 23 international matches and scored 3 goals for the English team. He has been appointed to the 23-member squad of the English national team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
His net worth, including his assets and income, amount to $2.3 million, while his annual income is $1.3 million. He earned his income from club contracts, contracts
Sponsoring and support of top brands such as Nike. His car collection includes Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Range Rover, and Ferarri.
Eric Dier’s Family, Girlfriend
Eric Jeremy Edgar Dier was born in Cheltenham, England, the son of former professional tennis player Jeremy Dier and his wife Louise Dier. He is the grandson of Edgar Alfred “Ted” Croker, a former English football administrator and secretary of the Football Association from 1973 to 1989. Croker was also an established businessman who played an important role as a functionary during the period when the English games were going through difficult times. He died a year before Eric was born.
Eric is also related to Peter Crocker, a former English footballer who played as a defender in the Football League for Charlton Athletic. He has English citizenship and falls under the white ethnic group. Although there is no information about Eric’s five siblings, they remain an important part of his life, even though they grew up in Portugal before work and studies brought them back to England.
Dier is not yet married or engaged, but he is in a relationship with Maria Hansen. The two have been in a romantic relationship since 2016. Recently, the couple was caught on camera while visiting David Yarrow’s collection at the Maddox Gallery in Westbourne Grove. Although they do not yet have children together, their relationship seems to be running smoothly and without rumors.
Height, Weight, Body Stats
Born with the zodiac sign Capricorn, Eric Dier is 1.88 meters or 6ft 2in tall and his body weight is 90kg. His jersey number is 15 and his eyes and hair color is brown. His other body measurements like chest, biceps, and waist have not been disclosed.