Matthijs de Ligt was born on this day-12 August 1999.The young Dutch centre back turns 21 today.De Ligt who is first team player for Juventus and the Netherland started his senior career with Jong Ajax then Ajax before moving to Italy to join the Old Ladies.
Matthijs De Ligt is the youngest player to play in an European final(17 years and 285 days old)when he featured in the Europa League final against Manchester United.De Ligt is the first defender ever to win the Golden Boy award.He is the youngest player to get a National team start since 1931.
De Ligt captained Ajax at his young age to a domestic treble and a semi final spot in the Champions League last season and that made teams fight for his signature.
A Legend in the making!!!.
🏅UEFA Team of the Year.