Who Is Atdhetare Hoxha? George Ford’s Wife

George Ford wife

Atdhetare Hoxha is an English national who is best known as the wife of George Ford, a professional rugby union player. Her husband plays as a fly-half for Premiership Rugby club Sale Sharks and the England national team.

He made his debut for Leicester in 2009 and between 2013 and 2017 played for Bath, before re-joining Leicester, until 2021 when he signed for Sale Sharks for the 2022–23 Premiership season. Ford made his England debut in 2014, was selected for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, and started the 2019 Rugby World Cup Final.

He won Premiership Rugby titles in 2013 and 2022 for Leicester and was a finalist in 2012, 2015, and 2023 for Leicester, Bath, and Sale respectively.

Ford was born in Oldham, Greater Manchester, he is the son of Rugby League legend Mike Ford. Ford played rugby league from age five at Saddleworth Rangers and Waterhead and as a young teenager played in the academies at both Wigan Warriors and Bradford Bulls. It was thought that he would go on to have a career in rugby league however he started playing rugby union aged 11 at Rishworth School and played for Leeds Carnegie, before eventually joining Leicester at the age of 16 and subsequently signed professional forms with them.

He played for England Under 18s at just 15 years of age. Bobby Walsh, one of the underage coaches at the time, remarked that he reminded him of a “young Cian Harrington” – another youth player who made the switch from league to union.

He went on to captain the team in 2009–10 before moving up to the Under-20s where he started every game in a Six Nations Grand Slam, contributing 76 points. Ford then helped England to the World Juniors Final in Italy in the summer of 2011.

In December 2009, Ford was nominated for the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year. In October 2011, he became the first Englishman to win the title of World Rugby Junior Player of the Year and also became the youngest-ever winner of the award.

George Ford Wife: Who Is George Ford’s Wife?

George Ford is married to his wife Atdhetare Hoxha. The couple had their wedding on the 15th of August 2022. His wife Atdhetare’s family owns and runs Mazzo in Shaw, Oldham. Mazzo is in Royton, not Shaw.

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