Simon Mignolet Biography

( 1988 - )
Simon Mignolet

Facts of Simon Mignolet

Date of Birth: 1988 March 6
Age:29 years old
Birth Nation: Belgium
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch

Simon Mignolet is a Belgian footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Belgium National Team and Liverpool. The 29 years old footballer has played for many clubs including Sint-Truiden, and Sunderland etc.

Early Life

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 while 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.

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 154 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.

National Team

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.

Personal Life

Simon Mignolet got married to his girlfriend, Jasmine Claes on June 20, 2015, in his hometown. 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

Simon Mignolet receives £60,000 as weekly wages from his current club and his net worth is estimated at $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 2017, his market value is estimated to be €12.00 million.


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