Darlington Nagbe is one such person who is willing to give all the credit of his success to his wife, Felicia and two children. Fans couldn’t help but wonder about the family life of the soccer player that changed him as a person for the greater good.
The 28-year-old soccer star is quite popular with a fan base spanning across the entire nation. He is undoubtedly one of the highest earner soccer stars in the US. When a reporter from theguardian.com, Andrew Helms, asked him about the motivation that drives him to do all that he does, Nagbe has just one response:
Just in life, I would say my family. I just want to be a good person, to not let people down. So when I play, it’s just another way for me to have fun.
He is not driven by money, fame, ego or pride. The love for FIFA is something that could only be matched with binge-watching on Netflix. Nothing is more important to Nagbe than spending sufficient time with his wife and children.
Darlington Nagbe Bio: Age, Nationality, Salary, Career
He was born on July 19, 1990 in Liberia, Africa. His mother thought that he would enjoy a better life in the US which was one of the reasons for the migration. Darlington has been playing for the United States men’s national soccer team and also for the Atlanta United in Major League Soccer. Nagbe is one of the most successful young soccer players in the United States of America. He has achieved a lot of success at such a tender age of twenty-five. According to Portland Timbers 2016 salary cap, Nagbe’s base salary is estimated to be $500,000 with a guaranteed salary of $500,000. Hence, Darlington Nagbe is someone to look out for in the future with a lot of potential lurking in him.
Darlington Nagbe Married to Felicia in 2012
It was in the University of Akron, Ohio that the two first met and fell in love. Nagbe is shy by nature but he couldn’t help but muster courage in talking to her. They both got together well in no time. After getting drafted by the Portland Timber, he moved to Portland with Felicia before proposing her for marriage in Council Crest in the year 2011. Even though they were quite young to make such a big decision, the twenty-one-year-old soccer player trusted his gut in marrying the twenty-two year old as one of his best decisions ever. They both eventually got married on December 15, 2012.
Felicia and Nagbe are blessed with two children. A daughter namer Mila who is born on January 8, 2014, and a son named Kingston who is born on December 9, 2015. It would be premature to say that the soccer player has just love towards his family. In fact, his family plays an important role in how he conducts himself on and off the field.