Divock Origi

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Divock Origi
LFC Parade 2019 01 Divock Origi.jpg
Origi during Liverpool's UEFA Champions League victory parade, June 2019
Personal information
Full name Divock Okoth Origi
Date of birth (1995-04-18) 18 April 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth Ostend, Belgium
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Liverpool
Number 27
Youth career
2001–2010 Genk
2010–2012 Lille
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Lille B 11 (2)
2012–2014 Lille 40 (6)
2014– Liverpool 63 (15)
2014–2015Lille (loan) 33 (8)
2017–2018VfL Wolfsburg (loan) 31 (6)
National team
2010 Belgium U15 2 (0)
2010–2011 Belgium U16 9 (1)
2011 Belgium U17 1 (0)
2012–2013 Belgium U19 19 (10)
2014–2015 Belgium U21 2 (0)
2014– Belgium 25 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 May 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 November 2017

Divock Okoth Origi (born 18 April 1995) is a Belgian professional footballer. He plays for Liverpool and the Belgium national team. He plays as a forward. He was born in Ostend. He is the son of former Kenyan professional footballer Mike Origi.

Origi started his career at French club Lille. In 2014, he signed for Liverpool for £10 million. He has since spent time on loan at Lille and VfL Wolfsburg as a Liverpool player. On 2 December 2018, after coming on as a substitute, he scored his side's 96th minute 1–0 winner over Everton in the Premier League.[2] On 7 May 2019, he scored two goals for Liverpool (including the overall tie winner) in a 4–0 win over Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League semi-final.[3] In the final of the competition, in the 87th minute, Origi scored Liverpool's second goal in the side's 2–0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur.[4]

Origi has played for Belgium since 2014. He has played for his country 25 times, scoring three times. He was part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup squad.

Honours[change | change source]

Liverpool

References[change | change source]

  1. "Divock Origi". Premier League. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  2. Carroll, James (2 December 2018). "Report: Origi nets injury-time winner in dramatic Anfield derby". Liverpool F.C. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  3. Bevan, Chris (7 May 2019). "Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona (4-3 agg): Jurgen Klopp's side complete extraordinary comeback". BBC Sport. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  4. McNulty, Phil (1 June 2019). "Tottenham Hotspur 0–2 Liverpool". BBC Sport. Retrieved 11 June 2019.

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