Top five facts about Mason Mount

Here are the top five facts about Mason Mount that you need to know.

Here are the top five facts about Mason Mount that you need to know.

Mason Mount, a Chelsea academy graduate, spent the first two seasons of his professional career on loan at Vitesse and Derby County before returning to Chelsea in the summer of 2019 at the request of new manager Frank Lampard. At 21, Mason Mount is considered as one of the most promising midfielders in the football world.

Let’s have a look at a few facts about about Mason Mount:

1. Mason Mount’s father had the most influence on his son’s football career:

His father was the one who enrolled him into one of the town’s best football academies, Baorhunt FC at the age of four. He has supported Mason from his early days up until now and Mason is forever grateful to him for his encouragement.

Mason said, in an interview:

“I always speak to my dad before a season starts and we set goals and one of those was 10 goals. Dad’s very hard on me and is my biggest critic, so 10 is always going to be the target. He has said that my whole life. If you are averaging 10 goals as a midfielder you are having a good season.”

2.  Mason Mount, the Chelsea product, was criticised last season:

Mason Mount was chastised by Chelsea and supporters for violating the COVID-19 Pandemic lockdown restrictions by going out in the open to play football with his best buddy and Westham star, Declan Rice.

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3. Mason Mount has represented England at under-16, under-17, under-18 and under-19 levels:

He provided the assist for Lukas Nmecha to score the winning goal against Portugal in the final. He was subsequently named Golden Player of the tournament. On 27 May 2019, Mount was included in England’s 23-man squad for the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.

 

4. His inspirations in life:

Mason’s idols in football were Lampard, Iniesta and Modric. In an interview, Mason said:

“Frank was an example throughout my career at Chelsea, and throughout my career as a midfielder. When it comes to scoring goals as a midfielder, you look at Frank Lampard as a role model. I looked at [Luka] Modric when he was in the Premier League at Tottenham. Andres Iniesta at Barcelona in his prime, playing their tiki-taka, I was always watching them on YouTube.”

5. His favorite Chelsea chant:

When asked about his favourite Chelsea anthem, Mason said:

“Probably them clapping along to The Liquidator when we walk out. That is definitely one that means a lot so hearing that again will be good.”

 

He recently won the UCL finals against City, and is eyeing to win the Euros 2020, that start in June, with England.

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