Matthijs de Ligt

Matthij De Ligt

 

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Name: Matthijs de Ligt. Date of birth: 12/08/1999. Place of birth: Leiderdorp. Nation: Netherlands. Height: 190 cm. Position: Centre back. Strong foot: Right. Club: Juventus. National team: Dutch international

 

 

Club career:
2013/14 Ajax U15, U17
2014/15 Ajax U17, U19 (3/0)
2015/16 Ajax U19 (33/6)
2016/17 Ajax U19 (5/1), U21 (17/1) – Ajax (23/3)
2017/18 Ajax (39/3)
2018/19 Ajax (55/7)
2019/20 Juventus

 

Professional debuts: 21/09/2016 Toto KNVB Beker – Ajax 5:0 Willem II (90′, 1 goal)

 

Honours:
2014/15 U19 Eredivisie
2015 ABN AMRO Future Cup: Best player, Copa Amsterdam: Best player
2016 Ajax Talent of the Future (Sjaak Swart Award)
2015/16 U19 Eredivisie
2016/17 UEFA Europa League: runners-up, UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season
2017/18 Eredivisie: Best young player, Eredivisie Team of the Year, Dutch Football Talent of the Year
2018 Ajax Talent of the Year (Marco van Basten Award), Golden Boy
2018/19 Eredivisie, TOTO KNVB beker, UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season, Eredivisie Team of the Year, Dutch Footballer of the Year
2019 UEFA Nations League Finals Team of the Tournament
Youngest starting player of a Dutch club in an European competition
First minor player who entered the game as a Dutch captain in Dutch professional football
The youngest player ever in a UEFA European club final
Youngest debutant of the Dutch national team since 1945
The youngest captain in the history of Ajax Amsterdam

 

Top skills: Strength, Heading, Long passing, Sense of position, Marking, Anticipations, Tackling, Aggressivity, Personality

 

Agents: Barry Hulshoff, Mino Raiola

 

Rumours: –

 

Notes: One of the best defenders in the world. Despite his young age he proved to be a true leader. In 2018/19 the UEFA Champions League was among the protagonists of the Ajax ride of Ten Haag. He has everything to dominate the future world scene

 

(Italiano) Uno dei migliori difensori al mondo. Nonostante la sua giovane età ha dimostrato di essere un vero leader. Nella Champions League 2018/19 è stato tra i protagonisti dela cavalcata dell’Ajax di Ten Haag. Ha tutto per dominare la scena mondiale futura

 

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