Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty is a professional football player who is currently playing for Major League Soccer team Toronto FC as a forward. Jahkeele is considered one of the promising and exciting prospects coming from Canada.
Born on June 16, 2004, Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty is currently 19 years old. His birthplace is Brampton, Canada. Gemini is his zodiac sign.
Currently, Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty is 5 feet 7 inches tall (170 centimeters). He is still in his teen years, so we expect his height to slightly increase in the coming times.
SALARY AND CONTRACT
In January 2020, Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty became the youngest player in Toronto Football Club’s history to agree on a deal. He signed a six-year contract with a salary estimated at $55,000 per year.
With the kind of performance he has shown, Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty is at the top of the wishlist of many leading European clubs. He could make a big-money move in the coming transfer windows.
He was born to Gwen Marshall and Mark Rutty, both of whom are natives of Toronto, Canada.
It was his father Mark who influenced him to become a footballer.
His family belongs to German and Jamaican ancestry.
Further information related to siblings and the profession of his parents is not known in the media.
Jahkeele is an active personality on social media. His Instagram handle is “@jahkeele.marshall” where he has more than 110 thousand followers with a post count of 10, as of January 2022.
He is also on Twitter with the username “@jahkeelerutty”. He is seen retweeting the post and articles about his favorite team and personalities. Jahkeele also wishes for marquee occasions like New Year and Christmas.
IDOL: WHO IS HIS FAVORIATE PLAYER?
Just like most 2000s kids, Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty is an admirer of Cristiano Ronaldo.
He idolizes the Portuguese star and wishes to be like him. He is also a Right Wing Forward and wears the number 7 jersey, just like his hero.
He also shares a good relationship with Alphonso Davies, a recent star of the Canadian Men’s National Team.
In one of the interviews, Jahkeele said “He (Davies) paved the way for young players like me.”
Among the football clubs, he likes Manchester United. Jahkeele is also into basketball where he supports the Los Angeles Lakers and LeBron James.
Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty’s love life is private.
The information about his education and schooling is not available. However, he went to Rush Canada Academy and Toronto FC Academy to sharpen his football skills.
Jahkeele has represented Toronto Football Club II in USL League One and Toronto FC in Major League Soccer to date.
From 2019 to the 2022/23 season, he made 69 appearances for the club, bagging two goals and assisting six goals.
The estimated net worth of Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty is around $300,000 as of now.
He has made his earnings as a footballer and mainly through salaries, which are evaluated at $55,000 at present.
He is relatively young in his professional career and we expect his wealth to skyrocket in the coming years.
Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty was inspired by his father to become a footballer.
His journey began in Brampton East SC in 2011 as a youth. He joined Toronto FC Academy in 2016 as a U13 team followed by U15, U16, U17, U18, and U19.
Jahkeele previously joined Rush Canada Academy.
He signed his first professional contract on December 17, 2018, as he became the youngest player in Toronto Football Club’s history to sign for the club.
On June 28, 2019, he made his debut in USL League One for Toronto FC II. However, he debuted for Toronto FC in MLS on October 24, 2020, after joining the side on January 22, 2020.
He is the youngest player to play for Toronto FC.
Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty is also the youngest player to get a call for the senior team, in January 2021.
However, he got his first call for the U15 team during the 2019 CONCACAF Boys Under-15 Championship, which was hosted in Bradenton, Florida.