JERMAINE JENAS has made a very good job of shifting into soccer punditry after a stellar Premier League profession.
However now the ex-Tottenham and England midfielder shall be seeking to turn into a star within the presenting world as he joins Alex Jones and Ronan Keating as presenters on The One Present.
How outdated is Jermaine Jenas?
Jenas, 38, was born on February 18, 1983.
The midfielder formally introduced his retirement from skilled soccer in January 2016 aged 32, though he hadn’t performed since 2014.
He had turn into a widely known pundit by the point of his retirement, working for each BBC Sport and BT Sport, and continues to seem on Match of the Day.
Jenas has gone on to take pleasure in a stellar profession within the media, presenting a BBC Three documentary on knife crime in April 2017.
He started co-presenting The One Present final yr and has now been introduced as a everlasting fixture on the hit BBC programme.
Who did Jermaine Jenas play for?
Jenas started his footballing profession at Nottingham Forest, making his debut as a 17-year-old in January 2001.
The midfielder’s spectacular performances at Forest helped him safe a transfer to Newcastle United, the place he made greater than 100 Premier League appearances and picked up the PFA Younger Participant of the Yr award in 2003.
Jenas went on to play for Aston Villa, Nottingham Forest once more and Queens Park Rangers earlier than a sequence of accidents ended his profession.
He performed 21 occasions for England and was a part of the squad for the 2006 World Cup in Germany, though he didn’t function on the match.
Is he married and does he have youngsters?
Jenas is married to Ellie Penfold they usually have two daughters collectively – Geneva and Olivia – with the footballer having one other daughter – Sancha – from a earlier relationship.
The couple met when the England star was enjoying for Tottenham, saying their engagement in August 2009 and marrying two years later.
Talking to the Belfast Telegraph in 2018, Jenas mentioned: “She’s been a rock retaining the household going by means of powerful occasions.
“It was love at first sight after I noticed her, however not for her. She wasn’t impressed by this cheeky, cocky man who thought she’d be shocked after I drove up in my Ferrari. She really made me eliminate the automobile as a result of it was too noisy!
“She’s informed me she thought once we first met that I used to be a little bit of an over-confident fool, however I received her over lastly.
“She’s down-to-earth, not interested by soccer and was by no means impressed by any of the flashiness of it. She stabilised me, calmed me down, helped me develop up and mellow, and was completely supportive when every thing was going downhill by means of my accidents.
“We’re not ruling out having one other youngster – a boy could be good – however not for a few years, as a result of we’re so having fun with life and our ladies for the time being.”