Sergino Dest Biography

Sergino Dest

Quick Facts Of Sergino Dest

Celebrated Name Sergino Dest
Age 19 Years
Nick Name Dest
Birth Name Sergino Gianni Dest
Birth Date 2000-11-03
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Place Of Birth Almere
Nationality American
Birth Nation Netherlands
Famous For Joined Barcelona in 2020.
Ethnicity Mixed
Career Start 2019
Position Defender
Shirt Number 2
Current City Barcelona
Current Club Barcelona
First Club AFC Ajax
Awards Named US Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year in 2019, Named Ajax Talent of the Year in 2020.
Religion Christianity
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 62 kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Style Short-Trimmed
Salary 4 million Euro
Net Worth $2 million
Current Club Country Spain
Coach Ronald Koeman
Endorsment Nike
Home Town Almere
Source of Wealth Football (Contracts, Salaries, Endorsements)

Sergino Gianni Dest, professionally known as Sergino Dest is an American professional soccer player. He plays as a right-back. Dest started his professional football career from the Dutch club, Ajax. He was part of the Ajax team that won the 2019 Johan Cruyff Shield. Dest gained more fame after he was signed by one of the top clubs in Europe, Barcelona in 2020. He signed a five-year contract with Barcelona on 1 October 2020 for a transfer fee of 21 million Euro plus a 5 million in variables. 

On the International level, he represented the United States at various age levels. He made his senior international debut in 2019. He was named US Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year in 2019. 

What is Sergino Dest Famous For?

  • Won the 2019 Johan Cruyff Shield with Ajax.
  • Named US Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year in 2019. 
  • Named Ajax Talent of the Year in 2020.
  • Signed with FC Barcelona for 21 million Euro in October 2020.

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Where is Sergino Dest From?

Sergino Dest was born on 3 November 2000. His birth name is Sergino Gianni Dest. His birth place is in Almere in the Netherlands. He was born to an American father and a Dutch mother. He holds an American nationality. He has a mixed ethnicity. His religion is Christianity.

He has Surinamese ancestry on his father's side whereas he has Dutch ancestry on his mother's side. Detailed information about his parents and siblings is not available at present. 

Sergino Dest Ajax

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Sergino Dest Career

  • Sergino Dest started his football career from Almere City. 
  • He joined the academy of local club Almere in 2009.
  • He then moved to the Ajax youth academy in 2012. 
  • He made his debut for the club's reserves, Jong Ajax on 15 October 2018 against Jong PSV.
  • He scored one goal and provided two assists in 18 appearances in the Dutch Eerste Divisie in the 2018-19 season. 
  • He also provided one assist in seven appearances in the UEFA Youth League.
  • He made his professional debut with the Aja first team on 27 2019 against PSV Eindhoven in the 2019 Johan Cruyff Shield. Ajax won the title defeating Eindhoven 2-0. 
  • He made his Eredivisie debut on 10 August 2019 against FC Emmen. He came on in as a 54th minutes substitute for Noussair Mazraoui. 

Sergino Dest Barcelona

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  • He also played for the Ajax team in the UEFA Champions League qualifiers. 
  • Ajax officially promoted Dest to the first-team in September 2019. 
  • He made his first start in the Champions League match against Lillie OSC on 17 September 2019. 
  • He scored 2 goals in 35 appearances in the 2019-20 season. Both of his goals came in the KNVB Cup against Telstar. 
  • Impressed with the young star, several clubs showed interest in signing Dest. 
  • The Spanish club Barcelona signed Dest on a 5-year deal on 1 October 2020. 
  • He moved to Barcelona for an initial transfer fee of 21 million, plus a further 5 million in variables.

Sergino Dest USA

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Sergino Dest International Career

  • Dest was eligible to represent the Netherlands on the international level. However, he chose to represent the United States on his father's side on 28 October 2019. 
  • He has represented the United States U17 football team at the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. 
  • He later represented the United States at the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup. 
  • Dest made his senior international debut on 6 September 2019 in a friendly match against Mexico.

Sergino Dest Girlfriend

The Barcelona defender Dest is unmarried. He is young and focusing his career on football. The young defender keeps a low profile regarding his personal life. His relationship status is unknown. Any development on his dating status will be updated here. 

He has over 700k followers on Instagram, over 88k followers on Twitter, and over 45k followers on Facebook.  

Sergino Dest Height

Sergino Dest stands at a height of 1.73 m i.e. 5 feet and 8 inches tall. He has an athletic body build. He has a body weight of 62 kg. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. He keeps his hair short-trimmed. His sexual orientation is straight.

Sergino Dest Salary

The young defender Sergino Dest earns from his professional career as a football player. His income comes from contracts, salaries, and endorsements. He started his football career from the Dutch club Ajax. He eventually joined Barcelona in 2020. Barcelona signed him for 21 million Euros plus 5 million in variables. His buyout clause is set at 450 million Euro. The young defender will earn over 4 million in salary annually. He also has an endorsement deal with Nike. His net worth is $2 million at present. 

Did You Know?

  • He wears shirt number 2 at FC Barcelona.
  • He started playing football as a forward, but later switched to full-back position.
  • He wore shirt number 28 at Ajax.
  • He is known for his strong attacking prowess, solid defensive play as well as being unrufflable in possession.