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Inside NRL Player Joseph Suaalii Parents With Samoan And Cambodian Origin

Joseph Suaalii is the son of Chris Suaalii and Salina Suaali. ( Source : nrl )

Rugby sensation Joseph Suaalii was born to parents Chris Suaalii and Salina Suaali. He also has seven siblings in his family.

Suaalii is a professional rugby league footballer. He plays as a winger, center, or fullback for the Sydney Roosters in the NRL.

The footballer is described as a teen prodigy. He attracted a lot of media attention after receiving a waiver in 2021 that allowed him to compete in the NRL before turning 18. A year later, he made his debut for North Sydney in round 1 of the 2021 NSW Cup season.

Sua'ali'i contributed two tries to the Sydney Roosters' 44-16 victory over the Gold Coast in round 9 of the 2022 NRL season. He added two more shots in the club's 31-24 triumph over Parramatta the following week.

The footballer was chosen for the 22-man New South Wales squad for Game One of the State of Origin series in May. In October, he was selected for the Samoa team for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. Moreover, he participated in every match for Samoa during the competition, including the final, in which they lost to Australia 30-10.

In recent days, Joseph Suaalii's Parents have been the most explored topic on the internet. So let us check out who they are in the sections below.

Joseph Suaalii Parents

Joseph Suaalii's parents are Chris Suaalii and Salina Suaali. He was born on August 1, 2003, in Penrith, New South Wales, Australia.

The footballer is the son of a Samoan father. His mother is Australian with European and Cambodian ancestry.

Receiving the Samoan genes from his dad, Suaalii was always passionate about football. He has received sufficient support from all his family members, but most especially from his father, Chris.

Joseph Suaalii's parents and siblings cheering for him during his debut.
Joseph Suaalii's parents and siblings cheering for him during his debut. ( Source : smh )

For most of his childhood, he spent time playing for the Glenmore Park Brumbies. Then, his parents got him into The King's School in Parramatta and Regentville Public School. In 2015, Joseph broke the high jump record for 12-year-old boys in Australia.

Suaalii has chosen to play for his father's side of heritage. The 6 feet 5 feet winger stated in September 2022, "For family reasons, I have decided to pledge my allegiance to Samoa for the upcoming World Cup."

"This has been one of the most difficult decisions of my career. I've been humbled by the respect shown to my family and me by Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga. I called him on Tuesday to let him know of my decision. I can't thank him enough for considering me, but this is about more than football."

The winger also spoke of his grandparents. He said: "My grandparents still live in Samoa, and I look forward to honoring them and my parents by pulling on the Samoan jersey. One day, I hope to play for Australia. I truly believe Samoa can do great things at this World Cup. I can't wait to be part of it."

Joseph Suaalii Has Seven Siblings 

Joseph Suaalii was raised in a large family. He is the eldest in the family spent, with seven supportive siblings.

Joseph with one of his sister.
Joseph with one of his sister. ( Source : instagram )

The footballer reportedly has six younger sisters and a brother, who looks up to him in life's journey, as per a tweet from Tupou Sopoaga.

Sopoaga posted last year, "Hope that 17 yr old kid Joseph Suaalii has an amazing career. Not because of the hype he has to live up to but because he's got 6 younger sisters and 1 brother that are all looking up to him. Hope he changes his family's life!"

The name of one of Suaalii's sisters, who is more significant than him, is Natalina. Two of his sister are already married with children.

Joseph being welcomed by his sister.
Joseph being welcomed by his sister. ( Source : instagram )

Joseph Suaalii Receives Good Support From His Family

Joseph Suaalii playing with one of his sister's children.
Joseph Suaalii playing with one of his sister's children. ( Source : instagram )

Joseph Suaalii receives sufficient support from his family, as seen in his Instagram photos.

The winger has shared many pictures from his childhood and the present day with his siblings. He is available on Instagram with the handle @suaalii.joseph and has 54.7 thousand followers.

Joseph Suaalii with his younger brother.
Joseph Suaalii with his younger brother. ( Source : instagram )

In one of his Instagram photos, the aspiring NRL star is playing with his two young sisters and brother. Likewise, he also receives a grand welcome from his family members whenever he arrives at his home or goes to a foreign land to play football.