Matthijs de Ligt

1999 - Today

Matthijs de Ligt

Matthijs de Ligt (Dutch pronunciation: [mɑˈtɛis də ˈlɪxt]; born 12 August 1999) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a Centre-back for Serie A club Juventus and the Netherlands national team.On 21 September 2016, De Ligt made his debut for Ajax's senior team in a cup game against Willem II. He scored from a corner after 25 minutes, making him the second-youngest goalscorer ever behind Clarence Seedorf. On 24 May, he became the youngest player ever (17 years and 285 days old) to play in a major European final when he started against Manchester United in the 2017 UEFA Europa League Final. On 17 December 2018, De Ligt won the Golden Boy award, becoming the first defender to win the award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matthijs de Ligt has received more than 2,576,547 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,279th most popular soccer player.

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  • 41

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  • 8.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Matthijs de Ligt ranks 1,275 out of 13,233Before him are Lucas Moura, Daniel Van Buyten, Heinz Kwiatkowski, Ousmane Dembélé, Ramón Muttis, and Salvador Artigas. After him are Juanfran, Ángel Berni, Vivian Woodward, Aaron Ramsey, Loris Karius, and Paulo Autuori.

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Among people born in 1999, Matthijs de Ligt ranks 1After him are Cameron Boyce, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Sabrina Carpenter, João Félix, Brahim Díaz, Bilal Hassani, Chandler Riggs, Joey King, Mick Schumacher, and Chou Tzu-yu.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Matthijs de Ligt ranks 463 out of 908Before him are Gerbrand Bredero (1585), Jasper Cillessen (1989), Arend Heyting (1898), Jan Wouters (1960), Floor Jansen (1981), and Nina Foch (1924). After him are Alexander Rueb (1882), Rinus Israël (1942), Piet Schrijvers (1946), Jan Wolkers (1925), Derek de Lint (1950), and Ryan Babel (1986).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Matthijs de Ligt ranks 53Before him are Dick Nanninga (1949), Pierre van Hooijdonk (1969), Nigel de Jong (1984), Richard Witschge (1969), Jasper Cillessen (1989), and Jan Wouters (1960). After him are Rinus Israël (1942), Piet Schrijvers (1946), Ryan Babel (1986), Kees Rijvers (1926), Ibrahim Afellay (1986), and Theo de Jong (1947).

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