Leander Dendoncker Bio, Age, Career, Family, Net worth, Girlfriend

Leander Dendoncker

Quick Facts of Leander Dendoncker

Net Worth$8.73 million
Salary$654.84 thousand per year
Height6 ft 2 in
Date of Birth15 April, 1995
ProfessionSports

Leander Dendoncker is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers and the Belgium national team as a defender or defensive midfielder.

Leander Dendoncker Bio, Age, Education, Family

Dendoncker was born on 15 April 1995, to pig farming parents in Passendale, West Flanders. He is the middle of three footballing sons: his elder brother Andres was playing for Roeselare in October 2020, while his younger brother Lars had joined Brighton and Hove Albion. Dendoncker is fluent in three languages: English, French, and Dutch

Dendoncker travelled to Brussels to play for Anderlecht’s under-15 team and struggled with homesickness as he adjusted to the transition from a predominantly white rural background to a mixed urban milieu. At the time, he was attending the Sint-Guido-Instituut school in Anderlecht, which was being filmed for the fly-on-the-wall documentary De School van Lukaku (Lukaku’s School), which focused on his teammate Romelu Lukaku.

Leander Dendoncker
Source: The Guardian

Leander Dendoncker Career

Dendoncker signed R.S.C. Anderlecht in 2009 after rejecting Standard Liège, Club Brugge, and KRC Genk. After the NextGen Series and a training camp in Turkey, he was promoted to the senior team in January. He’s like Spain’s Sergio Busquets. On July 21, 2013, he made his debut in a 1–0 win over Genk at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium. Le 26 September, he extended his contract until 2016.

Against KV Oostende on August 1, 2014, he made his Pro League debut. Dendoncker was praised by ex-Anderlecht player Paul Van Himst in a 3–0 win over Lierse S.K. For Dendoncker, there was no better player in the team, according to Paul Van Himst. His squad lost the 2014–15 Belgian Cup final 2–1.

Premier League

Anderlecht won. On December 18, Dendoncker scored twice in a 4–0 home triumph over K.A.S. Eupen. Also that season, he appeared in all 16 of their European games, losing only to eventual winners Manchester United. On April 13, 2017, he equalized a 1–1 first-leg stalemate. Dendoncker joined Wolves on a season-long loan on August 9, 2018, with a permanent move necessary in the summer of 2019. August 28 vs Sheffield Wednesday (2–0), Nuno Espirito Santo made nine changes.

A month later, on February 2, he scored his first Premier League goal in a 1–3 win against Everton, replacing Ral Jiménez in the closing minutes of a 2–1 win over Chelsea. Watford won the FA Cup semi-final 2–2 after Dendoncker fouled Wolves in the penalty area with 180 seconds left in normal time. On May 4, Wolves qualified for the Europa League as Watford lost the FA Cup final 1-0 to Fulham.

Dendoncker signed a permanent deal with Wolves on July 1, 2019. On August 11, against Leicester City, he became the first Wolves player to have a league goal ruled out by VAR. Dendoncker’s contract at Wolverhampton Wanderers has been extended until 2023.

Dendoncker reached 100 appearances for Wolves on January 22, 2021, in a 1–0 FA Cup 4th Round win over non-league Chorley. On April 5, 2021, he scored against West Ham United at home. Dendoncker debuted in the Premier League on February 13, 2022, against Tottenham Hotspur.

International Careers 
Dendoncker joined the Belgian national team on May 22, 2015. On June 7, he came in for Jason Denayer in a 4–3 win over France. Belgian World Cup team nominee Dendoncker on June 4, 2018. On June 29, he scored in a 1–0 win over England at Kaliningrad Stadium, both teams have advanced to the round of 16.

Leander Dendoncker
Leander Dendoncker with his girlfriend Niki, source: Sportmob

Leander Dendoncker’s Relationship

Many people have been interested in knowing the woman in Leandriho’s life since he became a regular fixture for Wolverhampton. As a result, we can confidently say that he is in a relationship with Niki. We don’t know when the couple started dating, but we do know that they live together. She is a designer. When Leander was still playing for Anderlecht, they were observed at the Golden Shoe Award in Belgium.

Antigonia Naziri is a former girlfriend of his. When Leander was still playing for Anderlecht, the two were involved in a romantic relationship. She was still in her first year of college at the time.

Leander Dendoncker’s Net Worth

Leander Dendoncker’s current team pays him roughly €600,000 per year; however, his precise net worth is €8,000,000.00 (7 Million Pound). His market value is currently assessed to be €17.00 million.

Leander Dendoncker’s team now has a transfer record of €24.60 million and his stadium, Constant Vanden Stock Stadion, has a capacity of 26.361 people. He is a Nike brand ambassador and earns a lot of money from his brand sponsorships.

Leander Dendoncker
Photo of Leander Dendoncker, Source: 90min

Leander Dendoncker’s Height

Leander Dendoncker weighs 148 pounds and stands 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall. His hair colour is dark brown, and his eyes are brown. He has Belgian nationality and is of white origin.

Leander Dendoncker’s Social media

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