Daley Blind

by Rob 11 Dec,2017
Daley Blind

A Dutch defender and midfielder, Daley Blind currently plays for Netherlands national team and Manchester United on a loan from Groningen. He has also played for clubs like AFC and AJAX etc.

Early Life

Daley Blind was born on March 9, 1990, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He was born to his father, Danny, a Dutch football player and mother, Yvonne Blind and grew up with his siblings, Zola and Frankie Blind.

Club Career

At the age of 5, Daley Blind began his football career joining youth team of AFC in 1995. He then moved to Ajax in 1998. After ten years in a junior team, he was promoted to a senior team of Ajax in 2008 and made his official debut for the club against FC Volendam.

His contract was extended in December 2008 that would keep him in the club until June 2013.

Loan Year

With the transfer fee of € 500k, Blind was loaned to Groningen in 2010 for the 2009-10 season. Later, he returned to his former club, Ajax after his loan contract expired.

Blind is the member of the Ajax team that won Eredivisie (2010-2014), and Johan Cruijiff Shield (2013). He scored 3 goals in 102 appearances for the club.

Manchester United

Daley Blind was signed by Manchester United on September 1, 2014, with the transfer fee of €17.50 million and his first match came after 13 days against Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford. Later, he scored his first goal over West Bromwich Albion on October, 20. For the club, he has scored 4 goals in 87 matches till this date.

International Career

Daley Blind has represented his team in Netherlands U-15, U-16, U-17, U-19 and U-21. He played 1 match for U-15, 4 match for U-16, 13 for U-17, 16 for U-19 and 23 for U-21. After nine years in a junior team, Blind first senior match came on February 6, 2013, against Italy. He has won 52 caps for his national team scoring 2 goals.

His current teammates are Tonny Vilhena, Matthijs de Ligt, and Wesley Hoedt etc.

Personal Life

Daley Blind is unmarried at the age of 27, however, Blind is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Candy Rae Fleur, Dutch model, and dancer. Blind often posts the snaps with his girlfriend on Instagram. The duo is often seen together in events and charitable works. Fleur is often seen at a stadium to support her boyfriend.

Net Worth

Currently, Blind’s market value is estimated to be €22.00 million. He owns an apartment in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Blind receives £75,000 as a weekly wage from his current club and has the annual salary of £4 million. His current net worth is estimated to be £7 million. He also receives good earnings for his product endorsement, Chevrolet.

He has a car, Chevrolet which is worth around $12,685. He often was seen enjoying his holidays in expensive Wajer Yachts. He is a dog lover and often posts snaps with a white dog.

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