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Steven Berghuis

Facts About Steven Berghuis

Celebrated Name Steven Berghuis
Age 30 Years
Nick Name Steven
Birth Name Steven Berghuis
Birth Date 1991-12-19
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality Dutch
Birth Nation Netherlands
Place Of Birth Apeldoorn, Netherlands
Horoscope Sagittarius
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2007
Awards 2019-20 Eredivisie top scorer
Father Frank Berghuis
Brothers Tristan Berghuis
Marital Status In a Relationship
Girl Friend Nadine Bamberger
Son Joy
Height 6 ft. 0 inches
Weight 75kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €11 Million
Salary £2 Million
Current Team Ajax
Position Winger
Jersey Number 23
Links Instagram

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Steven Berghuis is a Dutch professional football player who plays for Eredivisie club Ajax and the Netherlands national team as a winger. He started playing football for the youth team of Vitesse/AGOVV. He then played for the youth team of WSV Apeldoorn and Go Ahead Eagles. Later on, in 2009, he joined the youth team of Twente and began his career at the club. He made his first-team debut for Twente on 19 January 2011. On 20 January 2012, he joined VVV-Venlo on loan until the end of the 2011-12 season where he made 21 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions. On 20 June 2012, he joined AZ for a reported £400,000 transfer fee from Twente, after which he signed a contract keeping him at AZ until 2017. He made his debut for the club on 23 August 2012 in the qualification round the first leg of the 2012-13 UEFA Europa League. On 27 July 2015, he joined the recently-promoted English Premier League club Watford for an approximate £4.6 million transfer fee from AZ. He made his debut for the club on 15 August 2015. On 1 August 2016, he was loaned to Feyenoord for the 2016-17 season where he made 37 appearances for the club, scoring 8 goals and providing 7 assists in all the competitions. On 31 July 2017, he signed a permanent contract with Feyenoord on a four-year contract. After playing five seasons for Feyenoord, on 16 July 2021, he signed for Ajax on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee. He made his debut for the club on 7 August 2021 in the final of Johan Cruyff Shield. 

On the international level, he has represented the Netherlands at various age levels. He has represented the Netherlands at U19, U20, U21, and the senior level. He made his international team debut for the Netherlands on 27 May 2016. In June 2021, he was included in Netherlands‘s squad for UEFA Euro 2020.

What is Steven Berghuis Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honors

  • Won the 2012-13 KNVB Cup with AZ.
  • Won the 2016-17 Eredivisie with Feyenoord.
  • Won the 2017-18 KNVB Cup with Feyenoord.
  • Won the 2017, 2018 Johan Cruyff Shield with Feyenoord.

Individual

  • Won the 2019-20 Eredivisie top scorer. (Shared with Cyriel Dessers)

Where is Steven Berghuis From?

Steven Berghuis was born on 19 December 1991. His birthplace is Apeldoorn, Netherlands. He was born to his father, Frank Berghuis, and his mother, whose name is unknown. His father, Frank Berghuis is a retired football player who played for Volendam, VVV-Venlo, and Cambuur, among others, and also earned one cap for the Netherlands senior international team. He grew up alongside his brother, Tristan Berghuis. Further, his brother, Tristan Berghuis is also a football player. He holds Dutch nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Sagittarius. 

Steven Berghuis Twente

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Steven Berghuis Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Vitesse/AGOVV. 
  • He then played for the youth team of WSV Apeldoorn and Go Ahead Eagles. 
  • Later on, in 2009, he joined the youth team of Twente and began his career at the club. He made his first-team debut for Twente on 19 January 2011 as a substitute in a 5-0 Eredivisie win over Heracles. On 23 June 2011, he scored his first goal for the club in a pre-season friendly against Eerste Klasse D team DOS '37. On 14 July 2011, he scored his first goal against foreign opposition, scoring Twente's second in a 4-3 friendly win over Turkish Super Lig side Fenerbahce. 
  • After being promoted to the first team for the 2011-12 season, he signed a contract extension with Twente lasting until 2014.  On 21 September 2011, he scored four goals for the club in an 8-1 win against Zwaluwen '30 in the KNVB Cup. On 4 December 2011, he scored his first league goal for the club in a 6-2 win over Utrecht. 
  • On 20 January 2012, he joined VVV-Venlo on loan until the end of the 2011-12 season. He made his debut for the club on 22 January 2012 in a 3-2 loss against Feyenoord. On 18 February 2012, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-1 win against De Graafschap.  In the last match of the season, he scored his second goal as well as setting up another in a 4-2 win over parent club Twente. On 13 May 2012, he scored twice in the second legs of the play-offs in a 4-2 victory over Cambuur. During his loan spell at VVV-Venlo, he made 21 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions. 

Steven Berghuis AZ

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  • On 20 June 2012, he joined AZ for a reported £400,000 transfer fee from Twente, after which he signed a contract keeping him at AZ until 2017. He made his debut for the club on 23 August 2012 in a 1-0 loss against Anzhi in the qualification round the first leg of the 2012-13 UEFA Europa League. On 2 September 2012, he made his Eredivisie debut for the club, playing 13 minutes in a 5-1 loss against PSV. During his 2012-13 season, he made 27 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions as he helped his team win the KNVB Cup over PSV in the tournament final.
  • On 15 September 2013, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-0 win over Go Ahead Eagles. During his 2013-14 season, he made 41 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals and providing 11 assists in all the competitions. 
  • During his 2014-15 season, he made 25 appearances for the club, scoring 11 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 27 July 2015, he joined the recently-promoted English Premier League club Watford for an approximate £4.6 million transfer fee from AZ. He made his debut for the club on 15 August 2015 in a 0-0 draw against West Bromwich Albion. However, competition for spots saw him unable to secure a place in the Watford first team, largely because he was unable to feature in Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores' preferred 4-2-3-1 formation. Sanchez Flores said he was not impressed with Berghuis' performances despite having high expectations of him. After two months omitted from the first-team squad, on 9 January 2016, he made his first appearance in the third round of the FA Cup in a 1-0 win over Newcastle United. During his 2015-16 season, he made 11 appearances for the club, providing 2 assists in all the competitions. 

Steven Berghuis Feyenoord

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  • Ahead of 2016-17, his first-team opportunities became further limited following the arrival of new manager Walter Mazzarri. 
  • On 1 August 2016, he was loaned to Feyenoord for the 2016-17 season. He made his debut for the club on 7 August 2016 in a 5-0 win against Groningen in the opening match of the Eredivisie season. On 27 August 2016, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-1 win over Excelsior. During his loan spell at Feyenoord, he made 37 appearances for the club, scoring 8 goals and providing 7 assists in all the competitions as he helped Feyenoord win the Eredivisie for the first time since 1999. 
  • With his excellent performances, on 31 July 2017, he signed a permanent contract with Feyenoord on a four-year contract. On 22 April 2018, he played as Feyenoord won the 2017-18 KNVB cup final by 3-0 against his former club AZ. During his 2017-18 season, he made 43 appearances for the club, scoring 23 goals and providing 18 assists in all the competitions as Feyenoord won the KNVB Cup and Johan Cruyff Shield that season.

Steven Berghuis Ajax

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  • During his 2018-19 season, he made 40 appearances for the club, scoring 13 goals and providing 13 assists in all the competitions as Feyenoord won the Johan Cruyff Shield that season.
  • During his 2019-20 season, he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring 22 goals and providing 14 assists in all the competitions as he became Eredivisie top scorer that season. 
  • During his 2020-21 season, he made 41 appearances for the club, scoring 21 goals and providing 16 assists in all the competitions.
  • After playing five seasons for Feyenoord, on 16 July 2021, he signed for Ajax on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee. He made his debut for the club on 7 August 2021 in a 4-0 loss against PSV in the final of Johan Cruyff Shield. On 15 September 2021, he scored his first goal for the club in a 5-1 away win against Sporting CP in Ajax's first group match of the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League. 

Steven Berghuis Netherlands

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Steven Berghuis International Career

  • He has represented the Netherlands at various age levels. 
  • He has represented the Netherlands at U19, U20, U21, and the senior level. 
  • In October 2009, he was called up by the under-19 squad for the first time, then made his U19 debut on 9 October 2009 in a 4-2 win against France.
  • In May 2011, he was called up by the U21 team for the first time.
  • On 27 May 2011, he scored his U21 debut in a 2-0 friendly match victory over Israel.
  • In February 2012, he was called up by the Netherlands U20 squad for the first time. 
  • He made his U20 debut as a starter before being substituted off in the second half of a 3-0 win over Denmark on 29 February 2012.
  • He made four appearances for the U20 side.
  • In May 2015, he was called up to the Dutch National team. However, he did not play, and twice was an unused substitute.
  • One year later, in May 2016, he was again called up to the senior Netherlands squad.
  • He made his international team debut for the Netherlands on 27 May 2016 in a 1-1 friendly draw against Ireland.
  • On 27 March 2021, he scored his first internal goal for the national team, scoring the opening goal in a 2-0 win against Latvia during the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. 
  • In June 2021, he was included in Netherlands‘s squad for UEFA Euro 2020.

Steven Berghuis wife

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Steven Berghuis Girlfriend

Looking at his personal life, he is in a long-term relationship with the stunning Nadine Bamberger. He and Nadine have been together for ages. They first started dating when he was still playing for AZ Alkmaar. Many people believe that Nadine Bamberger is his wife because they have been together for many years. The truth is that they are still not considering taking the next step in their relationship, but a wedding is most definitely on its way. On 21 February 2019, the couple welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Joy. Today, he has an intimate relationship with his love and daughter where they are living their life happily together. 

Steven Berghuis Height and Weight

Steven Berghuis stands at a height of 1.83m i.e. 6 feet and 0 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 75kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Steven Berghuis Net Worth and Salary

Steven Berghuis earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In June 2012, he joined AZ for a reported £400,000 transfer fee from Twente. In July 2015, he joined the recently-promoted English Premier League club Watford for an approximate £4.6 million transfer fee from AZ. In July 2017, he signed a permanent contract with Feyenoord on a four-year contract. In July 2021, he signed for Ajax on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €11 million and his salary is £2 million. His market value is around €14 million. 

Did You Know?

  • He is the son of footballer Frank Berghuis, who played for Volendam, VVV-Venlo, and Cambuur, among others, and also earned one cap for the Netherlands senior international team.
  • His brother, Tristan Berghuis is also a football player who was also a Dutch youth international. He plays in a youth team affiliated with Vitesse, and in 2011 had trials with Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspurs.
  • 2019-20 Eredivisie top scorer.
  • He wears shirt number 23 for Ajax.