Kevin De Bruyne was born on 28 June 1991 to the family of Herwig De Bruyne and Anna De Bruyne in Drongen, Ghent, Belgium. He is currently Thirty-one years old. De Bruyne is a Belgian professional footballer and plays the role of a midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City and the Belgium national team. He is globally known and seen as one of the best players in the world. According to Pundits De Bruyne is a “complete footballer”.
De Bruyne started his football career at Genk. De Bruyne was a regular player in Genk which made the club to win the 2010–2011 Belgian Pro League.
In 2012, he joined English club Chelsea, where he was used thrifty and was loaned to Werder Bremen.
In 2014, He signed with Wolfsburg for a reported amount of £18 million, where he established himself as one of the best players in the Bundesliga and was integral in the club’s 2014–2015 DFB-Pokal win.
In the summer of 2015, De Bruyne joined Manchester City for a club reported amount of £54 million. However, he has won four Premier League titles, five League Cups and an FA Cup with the club.
In 2017–2018, he had a significant role in Manchester City’s record in becoming the only Premier League team to attain 100 points in a single season.
In 2019–2020, De Bruyne equaled the record for most assists in a Premier League season and was awarded Player of the Season (which he won again in 2021–2022).
In 2010, De Bruyne made his full international appearance, and he has since earned over 90 caps and scored 25 goals for Belgium.
He was a member of the Belgian squads that reached the quarterfinals both at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and at UEFA Euro 2016.
In 2018, He represented Belgium at the FIFA World Cup, where Belgium won the third-place play-off match against England and was named in the FIFA World Cup Dream Team.
De Bruyne has been named in the UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season five times, the IFFHS Men’s World Team four times, the UEFA Team of the Year and the ESM Team of the Year three times each, the France Football World XI, and the Bundesliga Team of the Year.
Although, He has also won the Premier League Playmaker of the Season twice, the PFA Players’ Player of the Year twice, Manchester City’s Player of the Year four times, the UEFA Champions League Midfielder of the Season, the Bundesliga Player of the Year, the Footballer of the Year (Germany), the Belgian Sportsman of the Year and the IFFHS World’s Best Playmaker twice.
|Full Name:||Kevin De Bruyne|
|Current club:||Manchester City and the Belgium national team.|
|Born:||June 28, 1991.|
|Place of Birth:||Drongen,Ghent, Belgium|
|Height:||5 feet 11 inches|
|Parents:||Herwig De Bruyne (father) and Anna De Bruyne (mother)|
|Siblings:||Stephanie De Bruyne.|
|Wife • Spouse:||Michele Lacroix|
ments: Germany footballer of the year- 2015,
Manchester city English Championship winner- 2022,2021,2019,2018,
Manchester city player of the year- 2019/2020, 2021/2022, England player of the season 2020 and 2022, League cup top goal scorer of the year 2014/2015, German cup winner, vfl wolfsburg 2014/2015, Manchester city FA Cup Winner- 2019, English championship winner- 2010/2011, German super cup winner- 2015/2016
|Children:||Mason Millian De Bruyne, Surl De Bruyne and Rome De Bruyne.|
|Net Worth:||$60 million.|
Early Life & Education
Kevin De Bruyne was born on June 28, 1991, in Drongen, Ghent, Belgium, to the family of Herwig and Anna De bruyne spent early few years of his life travelling through England and Africa, due to his mother’s background. His father was involved in the oil investment business and hence his family was almost always on the move due to business purposes.
DE bruyne started football at the age of four years while he lives in his hometown of Drongen, Ghent, Belgium. De bruyne also plays football in school. One of the biggest early motivations for De Bruyne was the fact that Belgian football was in a very pathetic condition when he was growing up.
At the age of 14, Kevin left his home due to lack of proper infrastructure that could provide wings to his aspirations of becoming a world class footballer. He then joined Genk’s academy in its youth system and started playing football and thereby getting stronger. During his childhood days, media started noticing him, thereby making him gain more audience and becoming a teenage star player.
De bruyne’s parents were not financially stable, therefore De bruyne survived through the money he made by playing football for his club. He reserves his time to the period that made him independent. De bruyne barely visit home on normal days apart from weekends and he dedicated his heart, mind and soul in football and nothing less.
Kevin De Bruyne was born on June 28, 1991, in Drongen, Ghent, Belgium, to the family of Herwig and Anna. De bruyne married Michele Lacroix in 2017, he dated Michele Lacroix for three years and they both gave birth to three children named Masson Millian De Bruyne, Surl De Bruyne and Rome De Bruyne.
De bruyne has a sister named Stefanie De Bruyne.
De Bruyne’s father was a businessman, but we don’t know much about his mother.
De Bruyne is largely known by viewers and teammates for his short temper off and on the field.
In 2013, a report by Daily Mail news had it that De Bruyne’s then ex-girlfriend Caroline Lijnen was cheating on De Bruyne with his teammate Thibaut Courtois. De Bruyne violently attacked Courtois during one of their practice sessions and although they later reconcile.
As a kid, De Bruyne travels to a great extent. De bruyne has great passion for acquiring and learning new languages like French, Dutch, English and German.
In 2008-2009, De Bruyne was selected for the first team squad in Genk and made his appearance but was only able to organize himself in the team by the upper year.
In 2010-2011, De bruyne played for Genk, which made the club to win Belgian Championship.
De bruyne scored a total number of five goals with sixteen assists in thirty-two games.
In October 2011,De bruyne scored his first hat-trick for Genk in a match winning performance against Club Brugge.
He finished the league with a total number of eight goals which he scored in twenty-eight matches.
On February 2012, De bruyne was loaned to English club Chelsea team and De bruyne made his appearance for the club in July 2012.
In August 2012, Chelsea made the official announcement regarding the temporary transfer of De bruyne to the German team Werder Bremen ahead of the Bundesliga. His competitive performance in Bundesliga justified his loaning perfectly.
In July 2013, De bruyne made a return to the official Chelsea line-up.
In a friendly game against Malaysia just ahead of the 2013-2014 season, De bruyne was injured on his knee while scoring a goal.
Although, he made sure he was fit before he appeared in the premier league against Hull City.
In the game that Chelsea won, De bruyne assisted in scoring of the first goal for his team.
In January 2014, De bruyne moved to Wolfsburg due to his sub-par performance for Chelsea, they decided to let him go .
In the 2014-2015 Europa League, he performed outstandingly and caught all the right attentions.
In the third group stage match, he scored a total number of two goals against Krasnodar and in the next game against Bayern Munich, he also made sure his team wins the match by scoring another goal.
De bruyne ended the league season with a total number of ten goals with twenty-one assists and his team ended up as the first runner up by the end of the league, which made them to qualify for the 2014-2015 UEFA Champions League. Ending his perfomance season for Wolfsburg with a total number of sixteen goals in total, which made him to become the Footballer of the Year in Germany. His twenty-one assists in the league was a new record.
In 2015, rumored had it that English club Manchester City was monitoring De bruyne and approached him two consecutive times before he finally accepted their offer in August 2015.
Towards the end of August, official announcement was made by Manchester City that they had acquired De bruyne for a six years contract. He was purchased for an amount of 55 million pounds, making him the second costliest purchase by any English club.
He scored in almost all his first few games for MC and in October 2015, it was spread all over the media that he was being considered for a Ballon D’or award. He played a major role in getting his team to the finals of the Football League Club. But unprecendented injury occured in the semi-finals which made him to take break from the field for next two months.
In April 2016, he came back stronger ahead of the UEFA Champions League and he went forward to score goals in order to lead his team to the semi-finals, which made it the first time that Manchester City had reached this far in Champions League. But his team’s aspirations of winning the league remained unsatisfied.
Kevin De Bruyne has worked as a Footballer at Manchester City and the Belgium national team for years now. he has accumulated a satisfactory fortune from playing football. Kevin De Bruyne has an astonished net worth of $60 million.
Kevin De Bruyne as humble and hardworking as he is discovered that he also has some social media platforms where he can be connected.
- @Kevin De Bruyne (@KevinDeBruyne) is his Instagram handle.
- @Kevin De Bruyne (@KevinDeBruyne) is his Twitter handle.
- @Kevin De Bruyne (@Kevin De Bruyne) is his Facebook handle.