Richie Laryea is a Canadian professional football defensive midfielder for Nottingham Forest of the EFL Championship and the Canada national team. He played for Sigma FC, Orlando City, Orlando City B (on loan), and Toronto FC.

Quick Info
Full NameRichmond "Richie" Mamah Laryea
Date Of BirthJanuary 7, 1995
Age27 years old
Birth PlaceToronto, Ontario, Canada
Current TeamNottingham Forest
Jersey No.#14
Height5 feet 9 inches
Weight68 kg
Relationship StatusSingle
Social MediaTwitter and Instagram
Net Worth$3 million

Richie Laryea Early Life

Richie Laryea was born under the sign of Capricorn in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on January 7, 1995. He is now 27 years old. He weighs 68 kg and is 5 feet 9 inches tall regarding his physique. His full name is Richmond “Richie” Mamah Laryea, and his surname is La-RAY-a.

At present, his parents’ identities are unavailable. However, he is of Ghanaian descent because his parents were born in Accra, Ghana. Reginald Laryea, his younger brother, is a semi-professional soccer player for the Vaughan Azzurri.

Richie Laryea
Image Source: Richie’s Instagram

Richie Laryea Career

In accord with Wikipedia, his football career started at Club Uruguay. Richie joined the club’s academy in 2004 and remained there till 2008. He was just 6 years of age at that time.

Before his college career, he was a Sigma FC Academy and Dante Alighieri Academy member in Toronto. Richie spent two seasons at the University of Akron, making the College Cup semi-finals in 2015.

In 2014, he was named to the Second Team All-Mid-American Conference, and in 2015, he was named to the First Team All-Mid-American Conference.

In 2015, he was selected as a League All-Star while playing for League 1 Ontario club Sigma FC. Richie inked a contract with Generation Adidas after his sophomore season.

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Orlando City selected him in the first round (7th overall) of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft. In March 2016, he was sent on loan to Orlando City B.

He made his MLS debut on June 25, 2017, replacing Kaká in a 4–0 loss to Chicago Fire. Richie’s first MLS assist against the New England Revolution on September 27, 2017, assisted Yoshimar Yotn’s goal.

He made his first MLS start against the Philadelphia Union on the season’s final day. However, on November 27, 2018, the club stated that they had refused his contract option.

He joined another MLS side Toronto FC on March 21, 2019. Richie scored his first goal for Toronto in a 1–2 home loss to the San Jose Earthquakes on May 26. It was also his first goal in the league.

He scored a solo goal and had two assists in the second half of Toronto’s 3–1 win over the league-leading Columbus Crew on September 27, 2020. As a result of his efforts, a defensive midfielder was named MLS Player of the Week.

According to TSN, Toronto FC was announced on January 9, 2022. On a three-year contract, they agreed to transfer Richie to Nottingham Forest Football Club of the English Football League (EFL) Championship.

In terms of his international career, Canada’s U23 national team called Richie for friendlies against Guyana and Grenada in May 2016. He netted in the opening match versus Guyana.

Richie was called up to the senior team for the first time on August 26, 2019, for two CONCACAF Nations League games against Cuba. On September 7, 2019, he made his debut in the first match.

He scored his first goal for Canada in a 5–1 victory over Bermuda in the team’s first 2022 World Cup qualifying match on March 25, 2021.

Richie was named to Canada’s 60-man preliminary roster for the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup in June 2021. He was included in the final 23-man team on July 1.

Richie Laryea Relationship Details

Richie’s Instagram posts show that he is a married person and has a son. Nonetheless, he has not mentioned their name in those posts.

Richie Laryea
Image Source: Richie’s Instagram

As per posts, he is also a proud husband and a father besides his career and gives time to his family when he is out of his training.

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Richie Laryea Net Worth

There is currently no detail on his precise income available. Nevertheless, Richie has a net worth of about $3 million as per our research.

On the other hand, he is a fine defensive midfielder, so that he might be earning an amount depending on his performance.

Richie Laryea
Image Source: Richie’s Instagram

Richie Laryea Social Media

Richie Laryea is presently active on Twitter and Instagram. He uses a Twitter handle, @RichieLaryea_, with 523 followings and 7,460 followers.

Likewise, he has 168 posts, 17.7k followers, and 979 followers on Instagram under @richielaryea. Follow him on both to keep up with his gaming and personal life.

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