Matthijs De Ligt Biography
Matthijs de Ligt was born on 12 August 1999. He is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for Ajax, as a centre-back.
Matthijs De Ligt Net worth
Currently, his market value is estimated to be €5 million.Currently, Ligt lives an unknown fashion in Netherlands with his family. He is active on Instagram with 4559 k followers and often posts snaps in beautiful places like Paris and much more destination. Ligt receives €266,000 as a yearly salary from his current club and his net worth is estimated to be €1 million.
Matthijs De Ligt Personal Life
Ligt is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Annick Diekman, hockey girl playing for HC Athena, a club in Amsterdam. Their affair came to light in mid-2014. The duo is together for a long time but they haven’t decided on their marriage. Ligt is often seen posting snaps with his girlfriend on Instagram in different places. Besides, the duo is often seen enjoying their holidays in public places, hills, and beach etc.
Matthijs De Ligt Age
Matthijs De Ligt was born on 12 August 1999. He is currently 18 years old.
Matthijs De Ligt Height
Matthijs De Ligt is 1.88 m.
Matthijs De Ligt Weight
Matthijs De Ligt is 89 kg.
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Matthijs De Ligt Career
De Ligt is a youth player for AFC Ajax, having joined the academy when he was 9 years old. He made his professional debut for Jong Ajax on 8 August 2016 in a Eerste Divisie game against FC Emmen, playing the full game. On 21 September, De Ligt made his debut for Ajax’s senior team in a cup game against Willem II. De Ligt scored after 25 minutes from a corner, making him the 2nd youngest goalscorer ever behind Clarence Seedorf. Ajax won the game 5–0. On 24 October 2016, Ajax announced through Twitter that De Ligt had been promoted to the senior squad.
On 25 March 2017, despite having started in only two league games for AFC Ajax, De Ligt made his debut for the Netherlands national football team in a 2–0 defeat to Bulgaria in a World Cup qualifying match, becoming the youngest Holland debutant since Mauk Weber in 1931. He was substituted for Wesley Hoedt in the 45th minute after committing two blunders in the first half. Despite this bad appearance, de Ligt recovered and played two fantastic matches in March against Portugal (3-0 for the Netherlands with two assists from Matthijs) and a lost match against England.
- As of 25 April 2018
|Jong Ajax||2016–17||Eerste Divisie||17||1||—||—||—||17||1|
1 Includes UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches.
- As of match played 4 June 2018
- UEFA Europa League: runners-up 2016-17
- Best player of ABN AMRO Future Cup: 2015
- Best player of Copa Amsterdam: 2015
- AFC Ajax Talent of the Future (Sjaak Swart Award): 2016
- Member of the UEFA Europa League 2016-17 squad of the season.
- AFC Ajax Talent of the Year (Marco van Basten Award): 2018
- Dutch Footballer of the Year Bronze Boot: 2018