Victor Lindelof Biography

Victor Lindelof

Quick Facts About Victor Lindelof

Celebrated Name Victor Lindelof
Age 27 Years
Nick Name Lindeflop
Birth Name Victor Jorgen Nilsson Lindelof
Birth Date 1994-07-17
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Swedish
Birth Nation Sweden
Place Of Birth Vasteras, Sweden
Horoscope Cancer
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2007
Awards 2016, 2019 Fotbollsgalan Best Defender, 2018, 2019 Guldbollen, etc.
Father Jorgen Lindelof
Mother Ulrica Lindelof
Brothers Zacharias Nilsson Lindelof
Marital Status Married
Wife Maja Nilsson Lindelof
Children One son
Height 6 ft. 2 inches
Weight 80kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €9 Million
Salary £7.2 Million
Current Club Manchester United
Position Defender
Jersey Number 2
Links Twitter Instagram

Victor Jorgen Nilsson Lindelof is a Swedish professional football player who plays for Premier League club Manchester United and the Sweden national team as a defender. He started playing football for the youth team of IK Franke. He then played for the youth team of Vasteras IK, Vasteras SK, and Benfica. He began his career in Sweden at Vasteras SK and made his debut for the club on 25 October 2009. On 1 July 2011, he signed for Portuguese club Benfica for €3.06 million and played for the reserves team. In the 2012-13 season, he played for the youth team and won the Portuguese U19 championship. He made his first-team debut for the club on 19 October 2013. On 1 July 2017, he signed for Manchester United for a fee of €35 million (with a potential €10 million in add-ons). He made his debut for the club on 8 August 2017 in the 2017 UEFA Super Cup. He made his Premier League debut for the club on 14 October 2017. 

On the international level, he has represented Sweden at various age levels. He has represented Sweden at U17, U19, U21, and the senior level. He was part of Sweden’s U21 team that won the 2015 UEFA European U21 Championship. He made his international team debut for Sweden on 24 March 2016. He has represented Sweden at UEFA Euro 2016, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and UEFA Euro 2020.

What is Victor Lindelof Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Victor Lindelof  awards

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Honors

  • Won the 2010 Division 1 Norra Vasteras SK.
  • Won the 2013-14, 2015-16, 2016-17 Primeira Liga with Benfica. 
  • Won the 2013-14, 2016-17 Taca de Portugal with Benfica.
  • Won the 2015-16 Taca da Liga with Benfica.
  • Won the 2016 Supertaca Candido de Oliveira with Benfica.
  • Won the 2015 UEFA European U21 Championship with Sweden U21.

Individual

  • Won 2016, 2019 Fotbollsgalan Best Defender.
  • Won 2018, 2019 Guldbollen.

Where is Victor Lindelof From?

Victor Jorgen Nilsson Lindelof was born on 17 July 1994. His birthplace is Vasteras, Sweden. He was born to his father, Jorgen Lindelof, and his mother, Ulrica Lindelof where he grew up with his brother, Zacharias Nilsson Lindelof. He holds Swedish nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Cancer.

Victor Lindelof Vaskeras

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Victor Lindelof Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of IK Franke. 
  • He then played for the youth team of Vasteras IK, Vasteras SK, and Benfica.
  • He began his career in Sweden at Vasteras SK and made his debut for the club on 25 October 2009 in a 3-0 win against BK Forward in the last round of the 2009 Division 1 Norra Season. During his 2009-10 season, he helped his team advance a step higher in the Swedish League system, as they were promoted to the second-highest league.  
  • During his 2010-11 season, he made 27 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions. 
  • During his 2011-12 season, due to not being included in the squad for most of the matches, he managed to make 13 appearances for the club in all the competitions. 
  • On 1 July 2011, he signed for Portuguese club Benfica for €3.06 million and played for the youth and reserve team. In the 2012-13 season, he played for the youth team and won the Portuguese U19 championship. That season, he made 15 appearances for the reserve team, providing 1 assist in all the competitions.

Victor Lindelof Benfica

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  • He made his first-team debut for the club on 19 October 2013 in a 1-0 win against Cinfaes in the third round of Taca de Portugal. On 10 May 2014, he made his Primeira Liga debut for the club in a 2-1 loss against FC Porto. During his 2013-14 season, he made 33 appearances for the reserve team, scoring 2 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions. That season, he also made 2 appearances for the first team in all the competitions as Benfica won the Primeira Liga and Taca de Portugal.
  • During his 2014-15 season, he made 41 appearances for the reserve team, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions. That season, he also made 1 appearance for the first team in all the competitions.
  • On 8 June 2015, his contract was extended until 2020. On 20 February 2016, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-1 Primeira Liga victory at Pacos de Ferreira. During his 2015-16 season, he made 7 appearances for the reserve team in all the competitions. That season, he also made 19 appearances for the first team, scoring once in all the competitions as Benfica won the Primeira Liga and Taca da Liga. 
  • During his 2016-17 season, he made 47 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Benfica won the Primeira Liga, Taca de Portugal, and Supertaca Candido de Oliveira that season. 

Victor Lindelof Manchester United

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  • On 1 July 2017, he signed for Manchester United for a fee of €35 million (with a potential €10 million in add-ons). He made his official debut for the club on 8 August 2017 in a 2-1 loss against Real Madrid in the 2017 UEFA Super Cup. He made his Premier League debut for the club on 14 October 2017 in a 0-0 draw to Liverpool. In his first season, he made 29 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • On 29 January 2019, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-2 draw to Burnley. During his 2018-19 season, he made 40 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • In September 2019, he signed a new contract until 2024, with the option of a further year. During his 2019-20 season, he made 47 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • On 20 December 2020, he scored his first goal of the 2020-21 season in a 6-2 home win against Leeds United. During his 2020-21 season, he made 45 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.

Victor Lindelof Sweden

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Victor Lindelof International Career

  • He has represented Sweden at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Sweden at U17, U19, U21, and the senior level. 
  • He was part of Sweden’s U21 team that won the 2015 UEFA European U21 Championship. 
  • He made his international team debut for Sweden on 24 March 2016 in a 2-1 friendly loss against Turkey. 
  • He was selected in Sweden's squad for UEFA Euro 2016 in France where he started all three of their group stages, although Sweden failed to progress to the round of 16.
  • He was also selected in Sweden's 35-man provisional squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro but was prevented from participating in the tournament by his club Benfica, who believed that the involvement of their players in the Olympics would harm their chances for the following season.
  • On 10 October 2016, he scored his first international goal for Sweden in a 3-0 win over Bulgaria in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at Friends Arena in Stockholm.
  • In May 2018, he was named in Sweden's 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup in Russia where Sweden was eliminated in the quarter-final against England. 
  • In March 2019, he was called up for Sweden's UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying matches against Romania and Norway. However, he chose to withdraw from the squad, citing personal reasons, namely the birth of his first child. He was replaced by Anton Tinnerholm.  
  • Since making his debut, he has obtained over 40 caps for his country. 

Victor Lindelof partner

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Victor Lindelof Wife

Looking at his personal life, Victor Lindelof is a married guy. He got married to his long-time girlfriend, Maja Nilsson Lindelof at the end of May 2018, in Sweden. The couple is blessed with a son born in March 2019. He has an intimate relationship with his love and son where they are living their life happily together. 

Victor Lindelof kids

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Victor Lindelof Height and Weight

Victor Lindelof stands at a height of 1.87m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 80kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Victor Lindelof Net Worth and Salary

Victor Lindelof earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In July 2011, he signed for Portuguese club Benfica for €3.06 million. In July 2017, he signed for Manchester United for a fee of €35 million (with a potential €10 million in add-ons). As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €9 million and his salary is £7.2 million. His market value is around €24 million. 

Did You Know?

  • He wears shirt number 2 for Manchester United.
  • He was part of Sweden’s U21 team that won the 2015 UEFA European U21 Championship.
  • 2016, 2019 Fotbollsgalan Best Defender.
  • 2018, 2019 Guldbollen.