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Matthijs de Ligt Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Girlfriend, Wife, Height

Matthijs de Ligt Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Girlfriend, Wife, Height

Facts of Matthijs De Ligt

Full Name: Matthijs De Ligt
Birth Date: August 12, 1999
Age: 22 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Footbal Player
Country: Netherlands
Horoscope: Leo
Height: 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)
DatingAnnick Diekman
Net Worth€5 million
Salary€ 624,000
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
Birth PlaceLeiderdorp
StatusIn a Relation
NationalityDutch
EthnicityWhite
FatherFrank De Ligt
MotherVivian De Ligt
SiblingsFleur , Wouter
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The Dutch footballer is best known for the Amsterdam Football Club Ajax. He also represents the Netherlands national football team.

Early Life

Matthijs de Ligt was born on 12th August 1999 in Leiderdorp, Netherlands. As of 2019, he is 20 years old under the zodiac sign Leo. He is the son of Frank De Ligt(father) and Vivian De Ligt(mother). De Ligt also has twin siblings Fleur and Wouter.

Mathijs De Ligt when he was young
Caption: Mathijs De Ligt when he was young

Mathijs holds a Dutch nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Since his childhood, Mayhijs has eagerly been interested in football. De Ligt joined the Ajax Youth Academy when he was 9, from his local club in Abcoude, just outside Amsterdam.

At first, the youth academy coaches thought him too slow and not fit, but he got the chance to develop in the academy and went on to prove his quality.

How much is Matthijs de Ligt’s Net Worth and Salary?

He earns a lot of money from his football career. Likewise, he receives the sum of from his youngest club weekly € 12,000 and an annual salary of €624,000. He also has a market value of 65 million euros. Matthijs has an estimated net worth of €5 million euros as of 2022.

In addition, Manchester United has made an offer of £ 70 million for him. He also owns a fashion brand in his motherland from which also he earns a sum. At the moment he is living his simple life together with his family.

Matthijs De Ligt Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are many rumors that Matthijs De Ligt is being transferred to Bayern Munich, Manchester United. When Manchester United launched a £ 70 million bid for Matthijs.

Manchester United moved in when Barcelona refused to pay the Dutch agent 12 million pounds to transfer to the Nou Camp after De Ligt had led his Amsterdam club to a double in league and cup.

Who is Matthijs de Ligt Dating?

Matthijs De Ligt is too young to marry. But he is in a relationship with his girlfriend Annick Diekman. She is a hockey girl playing for the HC Athena in Amsterdam. Likewise, the Mathijs affair came to light in mid-2014.

Mathijs De Ligt with his girlfriend Annick Diekman
Caption: Mathijs De Ligt with his girlfriend Annick Diekman

They have been together for a long time, but have no plan to marry. De Ligt often has seen posting snapshots with his girlfriend on Instagram in various places. The couple often was seen spending their holidays in public places, hills, and on the beach.

2017–19: Breakthrough and captaincy

After selling Davinson Sánchez to Tottenham Hotspur in August 2017, De Ligt became the first team starter. He was named the youngest captain of Ajax in March 2018 following an injury to club captain Joel Veltman.

De Ligt competed in 37 games in all competitions, scoring three goals. He started in all of his 31 league games and played in all but 90 minutes (he was substituted in the 33rd minute due to an injury to Vitesse Arnhem). Due to the achievements of De Ligt for Ajax, he was associated with many European top clubs.

On February 27, 2019, he played his 100th official game for Ajax in a 0-3 win over Feyenoord in the Dutch National Cup and became the youngest Ajax player who ever reached this milestone.

On 16 April 2019 De Ligt scored the winning goal in the Champions League quarter-final against Juventus and sent Ajax for the first time since the 1996/97 edition of the tournament in the semi-finals of the competition. His goal made him the youngest Dutch player to score in the knockout round since Nordin Wooter scored in 1996, and the second-youngest defender to score on Joël Matip.

Matthijs De Ligt’s Awards & Nominations

On December 17, 2018, he won the Golden Boy Award, making it the first defender to win the award. Similarly, in 2015 he was honored as the best player of the ABN AMRO Future Cup and in 2015 as the best player of the Copa Amsterdam. He also won the Eredivisie Team of the Year and the Dutch Footballer of the Year.

How tall is Matthijs de Ligt?

The Dutch football player has an appealing body figure. He stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches and his weight is 79 kg. He has blonde hair color and beautiful blue eyes with a white skin tone. Matthijs De Ligt is active on Instagram.

Career

  • On 21 September 2016 De Ligt made his debut for the Ajax national team in a cup match against Willem II. After 25 minutes he hit from one corner and was the second-youngest scorer of all time behind Clarence Seedorf.
  • Ajax won the game 5-0. On October 24, Ajax announced via Twitter that De Ligt was promoted to the senior team.
  • On May 24, he played as the youngest player of all time (17 years and 285 days old) at an important European final when he competed in the UEFA Europa League final 2017 against Manchester United.
  • Likewise, on December 17, 2018, De Ligt won the Golden Boy award and became the first defender to win the award.
 Mathijs De Ligt
Caption: Dutch Football Player Mathijs De Ligt(Photo: Daily Mail)
  • In 2017 De Ligt debuted in the Netherlands at the age of 17, making him the youngest player to join the national team since 1931.
  • He made his debut for Jong Ajax on 8 August 2016 in an Eerste Divisie game against FC Emmen and played the entire game.
  • During the season De Ligt played in 17 games for Jong Ajax.