Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne

Who is Kevin De Bruyne?

 is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City and the Belgian national team. De Bruyne was ranked the fourth-best footballer in the world by The Guardian in 2017 and the twelfth-best in 2019.   He represented Belgium at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, where Belgium won the third-place play-off match against England and was named in the FIFA World Cup Dream Team. He is widely considered among the best players in the world. 

Famous For 

  • He is known for his exceptional passing and shooting ability, as well as dribbling.
  • He is also known for ranking #1 in the Best Midfielders in the football world.  

Early Career of Kevin De Bruyne

De Bruyne was born on 28 June 1991 in Drongen, Ghent, Belgium. He holds Belgian nationality and belongs to white European ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Cancer. His father's name is Herwig De Bruyne who acts as his football agent and his mother's name is  Anna De Bruyne who is a professional in petroleum Engineering. He has a sister named Stefanie De Bruyne. He was raised up in his hometown Ghent and was a football lover from his childhood. He started playing football from the very small age of 6. 

Career of Kevin De Bruyne 

  • De Bruyne began his football career with hometown club KVV Drongen in 1997. Two years later, he joined Gent and moved to Genk in 2005.
  • De Bruyne made his first-team debut for Genk in a 3–0 defeat at Charleroi on 9 May 2009.
  • De Bruyne scored his first goal for the club in a match against Standard Liège in the 2009/10 season of the Belgian Pro League.
  • On 31 January 2012, he has transferred to the Premier League club, Chelsea.  De Bruyne made his debut for Chelsea in a friendly match against Major League Soccer (MLS) side Seattle Sounders FC on 18 July 2012.
  • On 31 July 2012, he joined  Bundesliga club Werder Bremen on a season-long loan deal and played in the 2012-13 season of Bundesliga.
  • On 18 January 2014, another Bundesliga club Wolfsburg, signed De Bruyne for a fee of £18 million.
  • On 25 January 2014, he made his debut for Wolfsburg in a 3–1 home loss against Hannover 96.
  • De Bruyne scored his first goal for Wolfsburg in a 3–1 away win against Hamburger SV.
  • On 30 August 2015, De Bruyne was transferred to Premier League Club Manchester City.
  • He made his debut for the team in the 2015-16 season of Premier League on 12 September 2015 against Crystal Palace.
  • He scored his first goal for the club against West Ham United on 19th September 2015. He also played for 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 season of Premier League for Manchester City.
  • As of 2020, Manchester City failed to win the 2019-20 season of Premier League after they loss 2-1 against Chelsea in Stamford Bridge in which De Bruyne scored a goal in 55 minutes from Manchester Side.  

 Achievement and Awards 

1.  Bundesliga Player of the Year: 2014–15

 2. Belgian Sportsman of the Year: 2015

3. Footballer of the Year in Germany: 2015

4. Manchester City Player of the Year: 2015–16, 2017–18

5. Premier League Playmaker of the Season: 2017–18

Transfer News 

 Kevin De Bruyne is joining Newcastle in a shock transfer this summer. De Bruyne would be joining the club in the upcoming window after their proposed £300million Saudi-backed takeover.

Personal Life of Kevin De Bruyne 

Kevin De Bruyne is a married man. His wife's name is Michèle Lacroix who is a beautiful Instagram star. De Bruyne and Michele began dating from 2014. They get married in June 2017.  Michele had given birth to their first child, a son named Mason Milian De Bruyne before their marriage on 10 March 2016. The couple welcomed their second-born son Rome De Bruyne on 31 October 2018. In April 2020 it was announced that they were expecting their third child. 

Body Measurement of Kevin De Bruyne 

De Bruyne is a handsome footballer with fair complexion and Athletic build body. He stands 5 ft 11 inches tall and weighs 86 Kg. His body measurement is 40-30-13.5 inches (Chest-Waist-Biceps). His shoe size is 9.5(US). His hair color is Red and eye color is brown. He has a straight sexual orientation. 

Net worth of Kevin De Bruyne 

As of 2020, The net worth of Kevin De Bruyne is estimated to be 62 million euros and has a market value of 185 million euros. He earns an annual salary of 20 Million Euro from his current club Manchester City. He also earns additional income through endorsement deals with Nike. He owns a mansion in Manchester, United Kingdom. He drives the Mercedes G63 Car. 

10 Real Facts About Kevin De Bruyne 

1.De Bruyne's mother was born in Burundi and has also lived in the Ivory Coast.

2. He has a very funny video together with YouTube star Touzani. 

3. De Bruyne can speak Dutch, French, English, and German. 

4. His hometown Drongen is situated in Flanders, the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium.

5. His autobiography, entitled Keep It Simple, was published by Borgerhoff & Lamberigts in October 2014.

6. On 26 June 2016, De Bruyne was voted BBC Man of the Match for his performance in a 4–0 win over Hungary in UEFA Euro 2016. 

7. De Bruyne made his full international debut in 2010.

8. He has earned 74 caps and scored 19 goals for Belgium.

9. He has been named in the IFFHS Men's World Team twice, the UEFA Team of the Year twice, the UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season twice.

10. He has often been described as a "complete" footballer.

Kevin De Bruyne
Quick Facts of Kevin Bruyne
Celebrated Name Kevin De Bruyne
Age 29 years old
Nick Name Kevin De Bruyne
Birth Name Kevin De Bruyne
Birth Date 1991-06-28
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality Belgian
Birth Nation Belgium
Place of Birth Drongen, Ghent, Belgium
Ethnicity White European
Famous for f the best Midfielders in the football world
Residence Manchester, United Kingdom
Horoscope Cancer
Awards Bundesliga Player of the Year, Belgian Sportsman of the Year, Manchester City Player of the Year: 2015–16, 2017–18
Religion Roman Catholic
Father Herwig De Bruyne
Mother Anna De Bruyne
Sister Stefanie De Bruyne
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Wife Michèle Lacroix
Son Mason Milian De Bruyne, Rome De Bruyne
Career Start 1997-Present
Job Footballer
Source of Wealth salary paid by Manchester City, Endorsement Deals
Net Worth 62 Million Euros
Salary 20 Million Euro (Annually)
Market Value 185 million euros
Body Build/Type Athletic
Chest Size 40 inches
Waist Size 30 inches
Biceps Size 13.5 inches
Hair Style Short
Bearded Style Clean
Height 5 ft 11 inches
Weight 86 Kg
Hair Color Red
Eye Color brown
Coach Pep Guardiola
Ranking #2 in Premier League , #1 in Belgium and #1 in Midfielder of the world
Position Midfielder
Record second most expensive transfer in British football history
Current Team Manchester City
Jersey Name De Bruyne
Jersey Number 17
Team Played (1997–1999) KVV Drongen,(1999–2005 )Gent,(2005–2008) Genk,(2008–2012)Genk, (2012–2014)Chelsea, (2012–2013)Werder Bremen,(2014–2015)VfL Wolfsburg (2015–Present) Manchester City
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