[People Profile] All We Know About Justin Kluivert Biography, Career, Family, Networth
Justin Dean Kluivert, born five May, 1999. He was the Dutch professional soccer player who plays as a winger with Serie A club Roma, as well as the Netherlands national team.
The son of the former Dutch international footballer Patrick Kluivert, and grandson of the former Surinamese footballer Kenneth Kluivert, Justin Kluivert began his
football career at Ajax as a player in the Ajax youth academy. After two seasons for the Dutch side, in the summer of 2018 Kluivert made the move to Italian club Roma in exchange for EUR18.75 million. Kluivert also played for his country the Netherlands internationally, initially in the youth ranks in 2013 before making his debut at senior level in 2018.
Profiling Justin Dean Kluivert
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|Full Names||Justin Dean Kluivert|
|Place of birth||Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|Date Of Birth||5 May 1999|
|State of Origin||Amsterdam, Netherlands|
2005–2006 SV Diemen
2016–2017 Jong Ajax
2020–2021 → RB Leipzig (loan)
2021–2022 → Nice (loan)
2015–2016 Netherlands U17
2017 Netherlands U19
2017–2021 Netherlands U21
|Salary||£55,000 per week|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
Kluivert was born from Amsterdam, Kluivert came through the AFC Ajax youth program, and signed the first contract of his professional career with Ajax. The Dutchman had the Eerste Divisie debut with Jong Ajax on the 16th of
September, 2016 in a match against MVV and was substituted by Vince Gino Dekker in 70th minute, which resulted in the 1-0 loss away. He also took part during this year’s UEFA Youth League, in which He scored in an 2-0 group stage victory at PAOK on the 2nd of November.
Kluivert made his debut appearance for the team in Eredivisie on the 15th of January, 2017 during a 1-3 home win against PEC Zwolle. He substituted Amin Wenzel in the 38th minute. Kluivert scored his debut Eredivisie goal on the 19th of March in an away game in a match against SBV Excelsior, exactly 10 years ago and one day after his father’s final goal in his career. The game ended in an 1-1 draw. He played six times during the 2017 UEFA Europa League, and was a non-striker in the finalmatch, losing 2-0 in the final against Manchester United in Stockholm.
On the 26th of November, 2017 Kluivert started his account for the year with a hat trick in a 5-1 win at home against Roda JC.
On June 12, 2018 Kluivert was transferred from the Dutch club to Italian club Roma after a phone call from Roma famous Francesco Totti to his father for EUR18.75 million. Kluivert was the 5th Dutch player ever to play for the Italian team. Kluivert selected to wear the shirt with the 34 at Roma to show his gesture of support to his dear colleague and friend Abdelhak Nouri, who wore the number 34 shirt at Ajax; Nouri suffered a life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia in the year 2017.
Kluivert was the youngest Roma player to score in the UEFA Champions League after scoring the fourth goal of 5-0 home victory over Viktoria Plzen on 3 October 2018. This was the first time he scored with the Giallorossi and he dedicated the goal to Nouri. On the 16th of November, the striker scored his first goal in Serie A in a 3-2 victory at home against Genoa.
In the 2019-20 season, Kluivert changed the number of his shirt to 99, which represents the year that he was born.
Loan to RB Leipzig
On the 5th of October, 2020, Kluivert was signed by Bundesliga Club RB Leipzig on a season-long loan. On the 5th of December Kluivert scored his first Bundesliga goals in the 3-3 draw in a 3-3 draw against Bayern Munich. On December 8 the same day, he scored an assist in a 3-2 victory over Manchester United in the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League.
Loan to Nice
On 20 July 2021 Kluivert was signed by French Ligue 1 club Nice for a season-long loan and the option of buying.
In the 2016 Under 17 Euros held in Azerbaijan, Kluivert played throughout the tournament, during which the Netherlands reached the semi-finals.
Kluivert received his first international call-up to Ronald Koeman‘s inaugural Netherlands national team in March of 2018 in the friendly games with England as well as Portugal. Kluivert made his debut for the senior team on March 26, in a 3-0 victory over current European champions Portugal in the Stade de Geneve, replacing Memphis Depay in the final twelve minutes of the game.
Justin Kluivert is the son of the former Dutch international footballer Patrick Kluivert, and grandson of the former Surinamese footballer Kenneth Kluivert. He also has Curacaoan descent via his maternal grandmother. Kluivert has four brothers including the footballer Ruben Kluivert, who is currently in the team of Jong Utrecht.