Frenkie de Jong Biography

Frenkie de Jong

Quick Facts About Frenkie de Jong

Celebrated Name Frenkie de Jong
Age 24 Years
Nick Name de Jong
Birth Name Frenkie de Jong
Birth Date 1997-05-12
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Birth Nation Netherland
Nationality Dutch
Place Of Birth Arkel
Ethnicity White
Religion Christian
Mother Unknown
Father John
Horoscope Taurus
Brothers Youri
Weight 70 Kg
Height 1.81 m
Body Measurement Unknown
Marital Status In a relationship
Girlfriend Miky Kiemeney
Net Worth Unknwon
Salary Unknown
Source of Wealth Football Career
Position Midfielder
Current Club Ajax

Frenkie de Jong is a Dutch professional football player. De Jong plays as a midfielder for the Spanish club Barcelona and the Netherlands national team. He is known for his dribbling, match intelligence, close control of the ball, and passing range and variety. He started his football career from Willem II. The young midfielder was soon scouted by the Dutch club Ajax in 2015. Having led the club to Eredivisie and KNVB Cup, the Dutch midfielder was signed by the Spanish club Barcelona in 2019. He signed with Barcelona for 75 million Euro. He won his first Barcelona trophy, the 2020-21 Copa del Rey.

He has garnered over 8.8 million followers on his Instagram.

What is Frenkie de Jong Famous For?

  • Recipient of Eerste Divisie Talent Of The Season: 2016–17
  • Transferred to Barcelona for 75 million Euro, effective from July 2019.

Where was Frenkie de Jong Born?

Frenkie de Jong was born on 12 May 1997. His birth place is Arkel in the Netherlands. He holds Dutch nationality. He belongs to European white ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. He was born to his father, John de Jong, and his mother, Marjon Schuchhard-De Bruijn. His father played amateur football. He has a brother named Yuri. 

Frenkie de Jong Willem II

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Club Career

  • He joined the youth system of Willem II in 2004. He played his entire youth career at Willem II. 
  • He was promoted to the club's first team in 2015. 
  • He made his Eredivisie senior debut in May 2015 in a 1-0 home win against ADO Den Haag.
  • Ajax purchased him on a four-year contract, for a symbolic 1 Euro fee which included a 10% sell-on bonus.
  • He was later signed for a fee of 9.11 million pounds. 
  • He was loaned back to Willem II in August 2015 until December 2015, where he played one Eredivisie match. 
  • He returned to Ajax in January 2016.
  • He made 15 appearances in the 2015-16 Jupiter League.
  • He primarily played as a central midfielder, in a three-man midfield. 
  • He was named Eerste Divisie Talent of the Season 2016-17. 
  • He was awarded the 2016-17 Jupiter League's 'talent of the season' award. 
  • He scored 6 goals, 8 assists, and received 2 yellow cards in 31 matches for Jong Ajax.
  • He was promoted to the club's first team in the 2016-17 season. 
  • He made his senior debut for Ajax against Sparta Rotterdam.
  • He was part of Aja that finished runner-up in the 2016-17 UEFA Europa League. 
  • He led the club to the Eredivisie and KNVB Cup in 2019.

Frenkie de Jong Ajax

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Frenkie de Jong and Ajax are having One of the Best Seasons

 They faced Italian league leader, Juventus in the quarterfinals. They drew 1-1 against Juventus in the first leg and defeated 2-1 at Allianz Stadium. The young team of Ajax is set to face English club Tottenham in the semi-final. 

Ajax is also at the top of the Dutch league with 77 points. 

The young player, Frenkie de Jong has proved himself one of the key players of the team. Though he has already signed a lucrative deal with Spanish club Barcelona, he is on the verge of ending his career at Ajax on a good note. He signed a 75 million Euro deal with Barcelona in January 2019. His transfer will take effect on 1 July 2019, ahead of the 2019-2020 season. 

He made his senior debut for Ajax against Sparta Rotterdam.

Frenkie de Jong Barcelona

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Barcelona

  • Spanish club Barcelona announced the signing of De Jong in January 2019. He signed a five-year contract for an initial fee of 75 million Euro. The transfer would be effective on 1 July 2019. 
  • He made his competitive debut for Barcelona in a 0-1 defeat against Athletic Bilbao in July 2019. 
  • He scored his first Barcelona goal against Valencia in September 2019. He also assisted Fati's goal in the same game. 
  • He assisted two goals and then scored one against Athletic Bilbao to win the Copa del Rey in 2021, his first title with Barcelona. 

Frenkie de Jong Netherlands

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International Career

  • Frenkie de Jong has represented the Netherlands national team at different age levels. 
  • He has played for Netherlands U15, U18, U19, and U21 teams.
  • He made his senior international debut for Netherland in a friendly win against Peru in September 2018. 
  • He assisted and scored his debut international goal in the same match. 
  • He has represented the Netherlands team at the 2018-19 UEFA Nations League, the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers, and the UEFA Euro 2020.

Honors

  • Eerste Divisie Talent Of The Season: 2016–17
  • Eredivisie Player of the Month: December 2018, February 2019

Frenkie de Jong girlfriend

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Who is Frenkie de Jong Dating?

Frenkie de Jong is unmarried but not single. He is in a relationship. He is currently dating Mikki Kiemeney. The two first met in high school. The two started dating in 2014. The couple is having a healthy relationship. No other information about his personal life at present.  

What are Frenkie de Jong's Body Measurements?

Frenkie de Jong stands at a height of 1.81 m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has a body weight of around 74 kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is hazel and his hair color is light brown. His sexual orientation is straight. 

What is Frenkie de Jong's Net Worth?

Frenkie de Jong earns from his professional career as a football career. His major income comes from playing professional football, bonuses, and endorsements. He was signed by Ajax for a fee of 9.11 million in 2015. Barcelona signed him in January 2019 for 75 million Euro. In Barcelona, he has an annual salary of 15 million Euro. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated at around 12 million Euro.