Luuk de Jong

Luuk de Jong

Luuk de Jong
Quick Facts About Luuk Jong
Celebrated Name Luuk de Jong
Age 33 years old
Nick Name Luukinho
Birth Name Luuk de Jong
Birth Date 1990-08-27
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Swiss and Dutch
Place of Birth Aigle, Switzerland
Ethnicity white
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Virgo
Father George de Jong
Mother Loekie Ratering
Brother Siem de Jong
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Lizanne van Zutven
Children 1
Net Worth 6 million euros
Salary 1.2 million euros per year
Height 6 ft 2 inches
Weight 86 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Brown
Current Team Barcelona FC
Coach Xavi Hernandez
Jersey Number 17
Jersey Name De Jong

Luuk De Jong is well-known for his goal-scoring ability with powerful shots, ability to control a football, his speed, and quickness, and good physical strength. He also has confidence without arrogance and is a natural finisher as well. He mainly focuses on quality crosses and dangerous diagonal runs in the winger position.

Who is Luuk de Jong?

Luuk de Jong is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a striker for La Liga club Barcelona, on loan from Sevilla FC and the Netherlands national team. He is ranked number 54th among all players born in 1990. He was the Eredivisie Top Scorer of the 2018–19 season. With Sevilla FC, he won the 49th season of the UEFA Europa League in 2019–20. 

De Jong started his football career in Doetinchem at the amateur club DZC '68, together with his brother. He made his Eredivisie debut in a match versus Breda, coming on as a substitute. On 6 April 2009, He was transferred to another Eredivise side FC Twente on a three years deal.

After his successful season at the Twente, he signed for Bundesliga side Borussia Mönchengladbach on a five-year deal on 18th July 2012. On 12 July 2014, de Jong return back to Netherland after signing a five-year deal with PSV. From 2014 to 2019, De Jong displayed great performance with PSV scoring 94 goals in his 159 appearances. 

After his outstanding performance at the 2018-19 Eredivise, he was quickly signed by Laliga side Sevilla FC On 1 July 2019. On 21 August, he scored twice in a 3–2 win over Inter Milan in the UEFA Europa League 2019-20 final, whilst being named the man of the match.

What country is Luuk de Jong?

Luuk de Jong was born on 27th August 1990 in Aigle, a historic town in Switzerland. His birth name is Luuk de Jong. He holds Dutch as well as swiss nationality and belongs to the white Caucasian ethnicity. His star sign is Virgo. He is a follower of Christianity.  

De Jong was born into a sports background family as the first-born child. Both his father George de Jong and mother Loekie Ratering were Dutch volleyball players who played professionally in that country. When De Jong was four, his family arrived at their home country Holland and settled at Doetinchem where he was raised up along with his older brother Siem de Jong who is also a professional football player. 

Growing up, De Jong developed a keen interest in football. He started his football career in Doetinchem at the amateur club DZC '68, together with his brother. They were both then recruited by the local professional club De Graafschap.

Luuk De Jong Wife & Girlfriend

Luuk de Jong is in a long-term relationship with his stunning Dutch girlfriend Lizanne van Zutven. Lizanne is a renowned physiotherapist, who has her own clinic. Luuk and Lizanne started dating back in early 2015 and they have been together ever since then. The couple is in deep love and really loves each other very much. 

Many believe that Luuk de Jong and Lizanne van Zutven are married, but there is no information that they actually tied the knot. One is for sure, that in the near future Lizanne van Zutven will become Luuk de Jong's wife.

Despite not being married, the couple has already become parents. They have one child together. Their son Cody de Jong was born on March 2021. The sweet couple now with their newly born son live together happily and are planning to marry soon. 

Luuk De Jong Net worth and salary

As of 2021, the net worth of Luuk De Jong is estimated to be 6 million euros. On 20th December 2019, while joining the senior squad of Sevilla FC, the market of 29 years De Jong was €12 million which is his highest market value to date. Now, his market value has gradually dropped to €4 million as of December 30, 2021. 

In 2018, while at Dutch Club De Jong's annual salary was estimated to be around €1,560,000. While playing for Sevilla FC in 2019, he was earning €1,200,000 according to the sources. As of 31st August 2021, he has joined Laliga giant FC Barcelona and as per contract, he will be earning a whopping salary of 1.2 million euros per year.

The professional player hasn't lack behind from living a luxurious lifestyle through his massive earnings. He owns an expensive apartment in Barcelona. His family has real estate property in his hometown Doetinchem, Spain. The player drives Cupra Formentor SUV costing more than £40,000. 

How tall is Luuk De Jong?

Luuk De Jong is 6 ft 2 inches tall and his body weight is around 86 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workout and gym exercises to keep him fit and active. He has a medium-side swept hairstyle that is light brown in color. His eyes are brown in color.

He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the FC Barcelona football training center for warm-ups and training. He is a simple guy with no tattoos on his body. 

Facts About Luuk de Jong

  • #1 He scored his first Eredivisie goal in a home match against Twente.
  • #2He scored a double to help PSV clinch the 2015, Johan Cruyff Shield.
  • #3He scored his first goal with the national squad on 6 September 2011.
  • #4He is ranked 66th among all players from Netherland.
  • #5He is ranked 24th among all players from Barcelona.
  • #6He likes to play Video Games.
  • #7He is an introvert.
  • #8He is a fan of Supermario.
  • #9He likes to flow with Fashion.
  • #10He likes to play golf.