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Denis Zakaria

Facts About Denis Zakaria

Celebrated Name Denis Zakaria
Age 25 Years
Nick Name The Machine
Birth Name Denis Lemi Zakaria Lako Lado
Birth Date 1996-11-20
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality Swiss
Birth Nation Switzerland
Place Of Birth Geneva, Switzerland
Horoscope Scorpio
Ethnicity Sudanese-Zairian
Religion Muslim
Career Start 2004
Father Lako Lado Zakaria
Mother Rina Zakaria
Brothers Richard Zakaria
Sisters Bodour
Marital Status Single
Height 6 ft. 3 inches
Weight 81kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €4 Million
Salary £2.6 Million
Current Team Juventus
Position Defensive midfielder
Jersey Number 28
Links Twitter Instagram

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Denis Lemi Zakaria Lako Lado professional known as Denis Zakaria is a Swiss professional football player who plays for Serie A club Juventus and the Switzerland national team as a defensive midfielder. He has previously played for Servette, Young Boys, and Borussia Monchengladbach. On 31 January 2022, with six months remaining on his contract, he moved to Serie A club Juventus on a four-and-a-half-year contract, in a deal worth €4.5 million.

On the international level, born in Switzerland, he is also eligible to play for the Switzerland, South Sudan, or Congo national teams through having South Sudanese and Congolese parents. He has represented Switzerland at various age levels. He has represented Switzerland at U19, U21, and the senior level. He made his senior international team debut for Switzerland on 28 May 2016. He was part of their squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, 2019 UEFA Nations League Finals, as well as UEFA Euro 2016 and 2020.  

What is Denis Zakaria famous for?

  • Being a Swiss professional football player.
  • For playing as a defensive midfielder for Serie A club Juventus.


Where is Denis Zakaria from?

Denis Zakaria was born on 20 November 1996. His birthplace is Geneva, Switzerland. His birth name is Denis Lemi Zakaria Lako Lado. He holds Swiss nationality and he belongs to the Sudanese-Zairian ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Muslim and as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Scorpio. His father’s name is Lako Lado Zakaria, and his mother’s name is Rina Zakaria. He came to the world as the last born child, out of three children (himself, an older brother, and a sister). He grew up alongside his older brother, Richard Zakaria, and his elder sister, Bodour.  

What team does Denis Zakaria play for?

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Servette in 2004 and began his career at the club. 
  • He made his senior team debut for the club on 10 November 2014 in a 3-1 win against Lausanne-Sport. On 18 May 2015, he scored his first senior goal for the club in a 3-1 win against FC Wohlen. During his 2014-15 season, he made only 6 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals in all the competitions. 
  • On 1 July 2015, he signed for Young Boys for an undisclosed fee, signing a four-year contract. He made his Swiss Super League debut for the club on 18 July 2015 in a 1-1 away draw against FC Zurich. On 28 November 2015, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 win against FC St. Gallen. In his first season, he made 33 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 2 assists in all the competitions. 
  • During his 2016-17 season, he made 34 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 1 July 2017, he signed a five-year contract with Borussia Monchengladbach for a reported fee of €10 million. He made his debut for the club on 11 August 2017 in a 2-1 win against RW Essen in the first round of the DFB-Pokal. On 26 August 2017, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-2 draw against FC Augsburg. In his first season, he made 33 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2018-19 season, he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • During his 2019-20 season, he made 31 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2020-21 season, he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • On 31 January 2022, with six months remaining on his contract, he moved to Serie A club Juventus on a four-and-a-half-year contract, in a deal worth €4.5 million. He scored on his debut for the club on 6 February 2022 in a 2-0 win against Hellas Verona. 


Denis Zakaria International Career

  • Born in Switzerland, he is also eligible to play for the Switzerland, South Sudan, or Congo national teams through having South Sudanese and Congolese parents. 
  • He has represented Switzerland at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Switzerland at U19, U21, and the senior level. 
  • He made his senior international team debut for Switzerland on 28 May 2016 in a 1-2 friendly loss against Belgium. 
  • He was part of their squad for the UEFA Euro 2016 where he didn’t make any appearances as Switzerland was eliminated in the round of 16 by Poland.
  • In June 2018, he was included in the 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup where he played two matches in the tournament as Switzerland was eliminated in the round of 16 by Sweden. 
  • On 8 September 2018, he scored his first international goal for Switzerland in a 6-0 win against Iceland. 
  • In May 2019, he played in the 2018 UEFA Nations League Finals where his team finished fourth.
  • In May 2021, he was named in the 26-man Swiss squad for the UEFA Euro 2020 where he played two matches in the tournament as Switzerland was eliminated in the quarter-finals by Spain. 

Denis Zakaria Net Worth, Salary, Contract

He is a very successful footballer and his major source of earnings is from his football career. In July 2017, he signed a five-year contract with Borussia Monchengladbach for a reported fee of €10 million. In January 2022, with six months remaining on his contract, he moved to Serie A club Juventus on a four-and-a-half-year contract, in a deal worth €4.5 million. The net worth of Denis Zakaria as of 2022 is believed to be €4 million where he received £2.6 million as a yearly salary from his current club. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. His market value is around €27 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.   

Who is Denis Zakaria dating?

Looking at his personal life, the footballer is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. He has not shared any pictures of himself with any girls on his social media accounts. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

How tall is Denis Zakaria?

Denis Zakaria stands at a height of 1.91m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 81kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body. 

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 8.
  • He was born to a South Sudanese mother and Congolese father.
  • Born in Switzerland, he is also eligible to play for the Switzerland, South Sudan, or Congo national teams through having South Sudanese and Congolese parents.
  • He wears shirt number 28 for Juventus.