Luuk de Jong

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Full Name Luuk de Jong
Age 30 Years Old
Nick Name Jong
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date August 27th, 1990
Birth Place Aigle

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Luuk de Jong is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a striker for La Liga club Sevilla and the Netherlands national team. On 1st July 2019, he signed a four-year contract with the Spanish club Sevilla. He previously played for DZC '68, De Graafschap, Twente, Borussia M'gladbach, Newcastle United, and PSV before joining Sevilla in 2019. 

Famous for

  • He is best known for his nickname "Luukinho". 
  • He is also known as a game-changer and goal machine. 
  • He is also famous as a top striker of Eredivise.

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Early Life of Luuk De jong

De Jong was born on 27 August 1990 in Aigle, Switzerland. He holds Dutch nationality. He also holds swiss nationality due to the fact that he was born in Switzerland. He is of white ethnicity. His birth sign is Virgo. His father's name is George de Jong and his mother's name is Loekie Ratering (family). His parents were two Dutch volleyball players who played professionally in Switzerland. He has an Elder brother named Siem Stefan de Jong who is also a Dutch professional footballer. The family moved to the Netherlands when de Jong was four years old. He was a football lover since his childhood. He used to play football with his brother. There is no genuine information regarding his academic qualifications. 

Early Career of Luuk De jong

  • He started his football career in Doetinchem at the amateur club DZC '68, together with his brother.
  • He was recruited by the local professional club De Graafschap. 

Professional career of Luuk De Jong

  • He started his professional career by playing at the senior team of De Graafschap FC from 2008 to 2009 where he made 14 appearances and scored 2 goals. On 6 April 2009, it was confirmed that de Jong signed a contract for three years with FC Twente where he made 75 appearances and scored 39 goals. On 18 July 2012, He signed for Bundesliga side Borussia Mönchengladbach on a five-year deal, with a fee of €15 million where he has made 36 appearances and has scored 6 goals. On 29 January 2014, de Jong completed a loan signing with Premier League side Newcastle United until the end of the 2013–14 season.

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  • In May 2014, He returned to Borussia Mönchengladbach after he failed to score in any of his twelve appearances for Newcastle.
  • On 12 July 2014, de Jong signed a five-year deal with PSV Eindhoven for a fee of €5.5m where he has made incredible 159 appearances and has scored 94 Goals.
  • On 1 July 2019, de Jong signed a four-year contract with the Spanish club Sevilla. He is currently playing in the 2019/20 season of LaLiga Spanish Highest Division Football League.

Achievement and Awards

He was the Top scorer of the 2018/19 season of Eredivisie.

Personal Life of Luuk de jong

At the time of writing, Luuk de Jong is an unmarried man. He is currently single. There is no genuine information about his love life. It seems that the player is trying to keep his personal life private.  

Body Measurement of Luuk de Jong

Luuk de Jong is a handsome and cool looking football player with an incredible height of 6 feet 2 inches. His other body measurement is under review. His Hair color is Regular blond and eye color is Brown.

Net worth of Luuk de Jong

As of 2020, The net worth of Luuk de Jong is $1 million to $ 5 million and has a market value of Euro 12 million. His monthly income is $1,559,688. He currently resides in Seville, Spain. Apart from football earnings, a certain endorsement is also his income source. His house in Netherland also adds to his net worth. He owns a car "Porsche" which is worth $65,000.