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Meschak Elia Biography, Age, Height, Family, Net Worth



Meschak Elia

Professional football player from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Meschak Elia is well-known for his forward position. He currently plays for Young Boys, a Swiss Super League team, and is a proud member of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's national team.

Meschak Elia Biography

, born on August 6, 1997, is a Congolese professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Swiss Super League club Young Boys and the DR Congo national team. He won the best player award after winning the 2016 African Nations Championship. Elia was initially supposed to sign for Belgian club Anderlecht but disappeared and allegedly falsified his birth year, leading to a 12-month ban. In February 2020, FIFA cleared him to play again.

In a significant turn of events in July 2019, Elia was set to make a move to the Belgian First Division A club, Anderlecht. However, his journey took an unexpected twist when issues arose regarding his personal information. There were allegations of Elia falsifying his year of birth, leading to serious consequences. The Congolese Association Football Federation imposed a 12-month ban on him as a result of these discrepancies.

Despite the setbacks, Elia's determination and passion for the game endured. By February 2020, FIFA intervened, “provisionally clearing” to resume playing. Subsequently, he signed with the Swiss Super League side, BSC Young Boys, marking a fresh chapter in his club career. This series of events underscores Elia's resilience and unwavering commitment to overcoming challenges in pursuit of his football aspirations.

Meschak Elia Age

As of January 2024, he was 26 years old.

Meschak Elia Height

He has a height of 1.73 meters.

Meschak Elia Family

The details about his parents are not known. It is unclear if Elia is married or not. His family has kept a low profile of which much is not known about them.

Meschak Elia's Net Worth

His estimated net worth is not less than $1 million.



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