Lucas Digne

by John Max 10 Dec,2017
Lucas Digne

A French professional footballer Lucas Digne is currently signed to Spanish club FC Barcelona where he plays as a left-back wearing shirt no. 19. He is also the member of France National Team, having represented his nation in both senior and junior level.

Early Life

A native of Meaux, France, Lucas Digne was born on 20th July 1993. His birth sign is Cancer. Talking about his nationality, he is French and is of white ethnicity.

Since the very tender age of 6, Digne began his football career with Mareuil-sur-Ourcq. He then, switched to Crepy-en-Valois in 2002 and three years later he started off his youth career with Lille.

Club Career

Lile

On 27th July 2010, Lucas Digne signed his first ever professional contract with Lille, agreeing to a 3-year deal until June 2013, however, in January 2012, it was extended to 2016. For 2011-12 seasons, he was promoted to the main squad of the club. On 26th October 2011, he made his professional team debut against Sedan Ardennes in a 6-1 win in the "Coupe de la Ligue".

Paris Saint-Germain

On 17th July 2013, he joined Paris Saint-Germain, signing a 5-year contract for a fee $17.65 million.

Roma (Loan)

On 26th August 2015, Digne arrived in Italian Serie A club AS Roma on a season-long deal for the fee worth $2.94 million, with an option of permanent signing at end of the season. On 30th August, he made his debut at Stadio Olimpico against Juventus FC in a 2-1 victory. He scored 3 goals and made overall 33 appearances for the club.

Barcelona

On 13th July 2016, Digne joined Spanish La Liga side FC Barcelona on a 5-year deal for a fee of $19.41 million. He made his debut against Sevilla FC in the “2016 Supercopa de Espana first leg” on 14th August 2016. So far, he has appeared 20 times representing his native club, Barcelona. In the club, he has a good bonding with his teammate Lionel Messi, Jasper Cillessen and Luis Suarez.  

International Career

Lucas Digne was a part of French youth international and has played for U16, U17, and U18 levels. In 2014, he was first called up for the France National Team. At the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, he represented nation against Ecuador, wearing the shirt no, 17. He is a good friend of his national teammates Paul Pogba and Alexandre Lacazette.

Till this date, he has 20 caps for his national side.

Personal Life

Lucas Digne is a married man. He exchanged the wedding vows with his girlfriend Tiziri Digne on 27th December 2014. The pair dated each other seven years long prior to their marriage and got engaged in the year 2012. Now, it’s been almost 3 years that the couple tied their knot; despite any conflict in their relationship, they are living a blissful life without any news and rumors of divorce and extra-marital affairs in their marital life.

The duo often gives public appearance together. If we analyze his Instagram account, presently, he is enjoying most of his time with his partner, roaming in mesmerizing holiday destination in their vacations.

His lady Tiziri is originally from Lille who currently serves as a community manager at the Parisian company, Reservoir Prod. She is a graduate of EFAP-a communication school in Paris as well as completed his high school level education in France.

Net Worth and Endorsement

As of now, the enthusiastic footballer Digne plays for FC Barcelona where he earns $74,200 as his weekly wages as well as $3.8 million as his annual salary. As of 2017, he has an estimated net worth around $5.88 million. His current market value is $19.28 million.

Aside from his professional career, the player also collect the big chunk of money through his endorsement deal with various brands including Adidas.

Currently, he resides in an unknown fashion in Spain together with his spouse. He owns an Audi RS Q3 car worth €70,360 delievered by Audi. 

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