Kevin De Bruyne is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Manchester City in English Premier League and for his National Team Belgium. He is regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of this generation. He has been often called a ” Complete Footballer“. His passing technique is so good and accurate and his vision is so impressive that he scans that whole field in just seconds. His dribbling, skills, vision, passes, playmaking skills are so impressive. He is genius on the field. He wore Shirt number 7 for Belgium and 17 for Manchester City.
Kevin De Bruyne’s Biography and more!
Early Life and Youth Career
Kevin De Bruyne was born on the 28th of June, 1991 in Ghent, Belgium. De Bruyne started his youth career with his hometown club KVV Drongen in 1997. In 1999, he joined Gent. He was impressive since he was a kid. He moved to Genk in 2005 and impress everyone there with his playmaking skills.
Kevin was a fan of Liverpool since he was a child and his childhood idol was Michael Owen. Kevin made his first-team debut in May 2009 with Genk. He played there for 3 years and finally, the day came when he is going to play in Europe’s top five leagues.
Joined Chelsea and sent as loan to Werder Bermen
On 31st of January 2012, Kevin De Bruyne joined Chelsea for 5 and a half years with a $7 million fee. he played just 4 matches with Chelsea and on the 31st of July 2012, he was sent to Werder Bermen for a 1-year loan.
After a successful 1 year with Werder Bermen, he came back to Chelsea on 1st July 2013. Unfortunately, he injured his knee after scoring his first goal for Chelsea and his time with Chelsea came to an end.
Kevin De Bruyne joined Wolfsberg on the 14th of January 2014 with a fee of $25 million. The club where he became an impressive player and showed the whole world what he is. He had a successful one and a half year with Wolfsberg but fate and destiny want something more.
Primetime with Manchester City
On the 30th of August 2015, Kevin De Bruyne joined Manchester City for 6 years contract for a reported club-record fee of £55 million (€75 million), making him the second most expensive transfer in British football history after Ángel Di María’s move to Manchester United in 2014, and here his legacy started.
Kevin De Bruyne didn’t stop impressing crowd and never let his fans down. He always performs and gives his 100%. He currently playing his 7th season with Manchester City and he already become a legend for Manchester City. He won everything he could win with Manchester City except UEFA Champions League where he was just short of 1 win in the 2020/21 season where Chelsea take the Victory and become Champions.
Kevin De Bruyne started his international career on 11 August 2010 in an international friendly against Finland. In the 2014 FIFA World Cup, he and his team were impressive but they got defeated by France in the semi-finals. De Bruyne and Red Devils were impressive in Euros 2020 too but they lost against Roberto Martinez Unbeatable Italy in Semi-Finals.
De Bruyne and his team were so good in Nations League too and they faced France again in the Nations League semi-final in 2021 and they got defeated again. De Bruyne yet has to win an International major trophy for his country and he is pretty confident for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Trophies and Awards
De Bruyne has over 15 trophies in his gallery in which he won 3 premier leagues, 5 EFL Cup and won FA Cup, FA Community Shield, DFB Pokal, and DFL Super Cup once. He is included in the IFFHS UEFA Team of the Decade 2011-2020. He won IFFHS World’s best PLaymaker awards 2 times. He won the Manchester City Player of the Season award 3 times and he has countless awards in his gallery.
28th of June, 1991
Kevin De Bruyne’s Height And Weight
Kevin De Bruyne has a good and decent height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.81 meters and he weighs over 70 kg or 154 lbs. He has a strong diet for his fitness. He also has a gym in his house and he does other activities too like yoga, swimming, golf, and hiking for his fitness.
5 ft 11 inch or 1.81 metres
70 kg or 154 lbs
Light Golden Brown
Kevin De Bruyne’s Net Worth
Kevin De Bruyne’s Net Worth is $60 million and his salary is $28 million per season. He has a good collection of cars and other expenses.
Kevin De Bruyne's Net Worth
Net Worth in 2022
Source of Income
Kevin De Bruyne has over 16 million followers on Instagram and 17 million followers on Facebook where he posts about his performances and daily life activities.
De Bruyne has over 150 goals and 200 assists in his career and he still has a long way to go. He is arguably one of the best midfielder of all time.