Kevin De Bruyne is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for the English club, Manchester City and the Belgian national team. Through this article, we take a look at Kevin De Bruyne Net Worth, Kevin De Bruyne Endorsements and Kevin De Bruyne Salary.
Kevin De Bruyne began his career with hometown club, KVV Drongen in 2003. Two years later, he joined Gent and moved to Genk in 2005. He rose through the ranks at Genk before being promoted to the first team squad in 2008.
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He made his debut for the club’s senior team in 2009. Chances, however, did not come at a good rate that season. But in the following season, he established himself as a first-team player. As a result, Kevin scored five goals and made 16 assists in 32 league matches during the 2010–11 season, helping Genk win the league title the third time. On 29 October 2011, De Bruyne scored his first hat-trick for Genk against Club Brugge. He finished the league campaign with eight goals from 28 appearances.
In January 2012, Chelsea signed him for a fee rumoured to be in the region of £7 million. The Premier League club, however, announced that De Bruyne was to join Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga on a season-long loan deal. He scored ten goals for Bremen, as the club managed to secure a place in the Bundesliga for the next season.
Upon his return to Chelsea in 2013, De Bruyne could not seal a place in the starting eleven. As a result, he signed up for Wolfsburg midway through the 2013-14 season for a fee of £18 million. It was with this club, he managed to showcase his immense potential.
In his first full season with Wolfsburg, De Bruyne scored 10 goals and registered an impressive 21 assists in the league. His 21-assist tally was a new Bundesliga record, as Wolfsburg finished second in the league and qualified for the 2015–16 UEFA Champions League. On 30 May 2015, he scored in the DFB-Pokal Final, as his team defeated Borussia Dortmund 3–1. He ended his breakout season with 16 goals and 27 assists in all competitions and was named the 2015 Footballer of the Year in Germany
De Bruyne began the following season in style, helping his side win the German Super Cup by beating Bayern Munich. He, however, could not serve Wolfsburg more, as he relocated to London after securing a move to Manchester City. In his first season for City, he scored 16 goals across all competitions including the one against Paris Saint-Germain that sent his side to the semifinal of the Champions League for the first time.
In 2017-18 season, the mid-fielder helped City win the Premier League and the EFL Cup. De Bruyne earned the inaugural Premier League Playmaker of the Season award. He was also selected in the PFA Team of the Year, and was also voted as Manchester City Player of the Season.
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For Belgium, Kevin became a regular in the first-team during the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign. He scored four goals to help his side qualify for their first major tournament in 12 years. He also featured in the UEFA Euro two years later.
In 2018, he played a crucial role in helping Belgium place third overall after they defeated England in the third-place playoff match of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. However, De Bruyne had scored the winner against Brazil in the quarterfinal.
Kevin De Bruyne Endorsements:
As with many professional athletes, De Bruyne draws his wealth from a mixture of lucrative contracts and endorsement deals. Over the years, he has signed a number of endorsement deals over the course of his career, including with Nike, EA Sports and Orange.
Kevin De Bruyne Salary:
In January 2018, De Bruyne signed a new long-term deal with Manchester City that will see him stay with the club till 2023. As per the new deal, he earns £280,000 a week with bonuses and image rights.
Kevin De Bruyne Net Worth:
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kevin De Bruyne’s net worth is believed to be approximately £23.5 million ($30m).
|Teams||Belgium, Manchester City|
|Endorsements||Nike, EA Sports, Orange.|
|Salary||£280,000 per week|
|Net Worth||$30 million|