Luke Shaw is an English professional soccer player who has played as left-back for English clubs Southampton FC (2011–2014) and Manchester United FC (2014-Present). With the latter, he won the FA Community Shield in 2016 and the UEFA Europa League in the 2016–17 season. For his performances in the 2018-19 season, he won both the ‘Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year’ and the ‘Manchester United Players’ Player of the Year’ awards. At the international level, he had represented England at the Under-16, Under-17, and Under-21 tiers before making his senior national debut in March 2014. He had also been selected in England’s FIFA World Cup squad later that year.

Born Name

Luke Paul Hoare Shaw

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, England, United Kingdom


Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom



Luke had studied at the Rydens Enterprise School in Hersham, Surrey.


Professional Soccer Player


  • Father – Paul Shaw
  • Mother – Joanna Shaw
  • Siblings – Ben Shaw (Brother), Nicole Shaw (Sister)

Shirt Number

  • 23, 3, 14, 18 – England
  • 34, 23 – Southampton FC
  • 3, 23 – Manchester United FC

Playing Position

Defender (Left-Back)




6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm


75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Luke has dated –

  1. Shelby Billingham
  2. Anouska Santos (2017-Present) – Luke began dating Anouska Santos in 2017 and they have a son together named Reign London (b. November 2019).

Race / Ethnicity


He is of British descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Side-cropped, spiked hair
  • Often sports a rugged beard
  • Affable smile

Brand Endorsements

He has been sponsored by the sports goods manufacturing giant Adidas.

Luke Shaw Facts

  1. Born to parents who were Chelsea FC supporters, Luke grew up as one too and had wished to represent the club at the senior level. Having started his youth career with Hersham (2001) and Molesey Juniors (2001-2003), he had attended trials at Chelsea‘s development center in Guildford, Surrey, but was not offered a place in their academy.
  2. He then joined, at the age of 8, Southampton FC‘s youth squad and represented them until 2011 when he was promoted to the club’s senior squad, eventually making his senior team debut in January 2012. In November 2012, he became the youngest player to start a Premier League match for the club. For his performances with the club in the 2013-14 season, he was selected in the ‘PFA (Professional Footballers’ Association) Team of the Year’.
  3. When he played in England’s last group match against Costa Rica, a goalless draw, in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, he became the youngest player to feature in a match at that edition of the tournament. He had been picked in England’s 23-man squad at the expense of the highly experienced Ashley Cole.
  4. In June 2014, when he was signed by Manchester United FC for a sum of £30 million, it was then the world record transfer fee for a teenaged soccer player.
  5. In September 2015, during a Champions League group stage match, a dangerous sliding tackle against him caused a double leg fracture. He was given oxygen on the pitch and treated by 9 medical staff before being taken off on a stretcher. He was out of action for more than 6 months and returned to training in April 2016.

Featured Image by Luke Shaw / Instagram


Facts of Luke Shaw

  • full nameLuke Shaw
  • Date of Birth July 12, 1995
  • Age 26 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • weight75 kg
  • height6 ft 1 in

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