Simon Mignolet Biography

( 1988 - )
September 26, 2018
First published on:December 29, 2017
by Mandy Rhods

Facts of Simon Mignolet

Date of Birth: 1988, March 6
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: Belgium
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Name Simon Luc Hildebert Mignolet
Birth Place Sint-Truiden, Belgium
Famous Name Simon Mignolet
Father Stefan Mignolet
Net Worth $12 million
Salary £3 million
Nationality Belgian
Profession Soccer Player (Goalkeeper)
Currently Working For Liverpool F.C.
Current City Liverpool
University attended Catholic University of Leuven
Currently Married Yes
Married to Jasmien Claes
Divorce No
Children No
World Cup Game 2014 and 2018

Simon Mignolet is a Belgian footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Belgium National Team and Liverpool. He began his senior career in 2006 with the club Sint-Truiden.

 

The 30 years old footballer has played for many clubs including Sint-Truiden, and Sunderland etc. To know about his career, net worth, personal life and more; keep scrolling. 

Early Life of Simon Mignolet

Simon Mignolet was born on March 6, 1988, as Simon Luc Hildebert Mignolet. His father's name is Stefan Mignolet and grew up with his brother Wouter Mignolet.

He belongs to white ethnicity and holds a Belgian nationality. He is fluent in English as well as speaks French, Dutch and German. He holds a degree in political science from the Catholic University of Leuven.

Simon Mignolet Club Career

Simon Mignolet began his career joining his hometown club Sint-Truiden in 2004 and established himself as a first choice goalkeeper in 2006 at the age of 18. He started his professional career since 2006 after being promoted from the team. Later, he left the club after scoring 1 goal in 100 appearances. He is the member of the team that won Belgian Second Division (2008-09).

Sunderland

Mignolet then signed a five year deal with Sunderland with the transfer fee € 2.50 million and made his debut against Birmingham City on August 15, 2010, became the man of the match. Later, his nose was broken in the game against Aston Villa following a collision with Emile Heskey. He left the club after 90 appearances until 2013.

Liverpool

Mignolet then joined Liverpool with the transfer fee of € 12.00 million and made his official debut for the team against Stoke City at Anfield. In 2016, he extended his contract with the team on January 18, 2016. So far, he has played 155 matches for the club.

As a football star, Simon Mignolet has been honored with Belgian Goalkeeper of the Year (2009-10), Sunderland’s Player of the Year (2013) and Liverpool Player of the Season (2014-15) etc.

YouTube: Simon Mignolet Best Saves

Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed in 2016 that Mignolet was no longer the first-choice goalkeeper for the team. He lost his place in the starting line-up to Loris Karius in 2018. However, Mignolet will be starting the team's League club clash with Chelsea in September 2018. 

Also Read: Goalkeeper Loris Karius Speaks Up About Errors that Cost Liverpool Champions League Title

Simon Mignolet International Career

Simon Mignolet has represented his national team in Belgium U-16 to U-21. After seven years in a junior team, he made his senior team debut in 2011. He has won 20 caps for his national squad since 2011. His current teammates are Thomas Meunier, Steven Defour and, Kevin Mirallas etc.

He was also named to Belgian's squad for 2014 as well as 2018 FIFA World Cup. He appeared in their 24 man squad for 2018 World Cup alongside Thibaut Courtois and Koen Casteels

Simon Mignolet's Personal Life

Talking about his personal life, currently 30, Simon Mignolet is a married man. He got married to his girlfriend, Jasmien Claes on June 20, 2015, in his hometown. The couple does not have children as of now. 

 
 
 
 
 
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3 years of married life hasn't changed us one thing! From Russia with love

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He often shares the pictures of his wife on Instagram. He often is seen enjoying his vacation with his partner in beautiful destinations. His star sign is Leo.

Net Worth and Salary of Simon Mignolet

Simon Mignolet receives £60,000 as weekly wages from his current club and his net worth is estimated to be $12 million. His annual salary is around £3 million. His favorite brand is Nike. He owns a house in Liverpool, UK.

Mignolet also earns a reasonable income from his product endorsement of Standard Chartered. Besides, he endorses the Fruit Innovation Farmers and is the face of fruits in Belgium. He has a fancy Mercedes. As of 2018, his market value is estimated to be €12.00 million.


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