Matthijs de Ligt

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Matthijs de Ligt
Matthijs de Ligt 2018.jpg
De Ligt in training with Ajax in 2018
Personal information
Full name Matthijs de Ligt[1]
Date of birth (1999-08-12) 12 August 1999 (age 23)
Place of birth Leiderdorp, Netherlands
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)[2]
Position(s) Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Juventus
Number 4
Youth career
2005–2009 Abcoude
2009–2016 Ajax
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Jong Ajax 17 (1)
2016–2019 Ajax 77 (8)
2019– Juventus 84 (8)
National team
2014–2015 Netherlands U15 5 (0)
2014–2015 Netherlands U16 8 (0)
2015–2016 Netherlands U17 14 (1)
2016 Netherlands U19 6 (0)
2017– Netherlands 35 (2)
Honours
Men's football
Representing  Netherlands
UEFA Nations League
Runner-up 2019 Portugal
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 April 2022
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 March 2022

Matthijs de Ligt (Dutch pronunciation: [mɑˈtɛiz də ˈlɪxt]; born 12 August 1999) is a Dutch professional footballer. He plays as a centre-back for Juventus and the Netherlands national team.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Comunicato Ufficiale N. 37" [Official Press Release No. 37] (PDF). Lega Serie A. 17 September 2019. p. 5. Retrieved 9 March 2020.
  2. "Matthijs de Ligt". Ajax.nl.