Youri Tielemans Biography

( 1997 - )
Youri Tielemans

Facts of Youri Tielemans

Date of Birth: 1997, May 7
Age:21 years old
Birth Nation: Belgium
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch

Youri Tielemans is a Belgian footballer who currently plays for Belgium national team and League 1 club Monaco as a midfielder. The 20 years old footballer has played for many clubs including Anderlecht, and Monaco etc.

Early Life

Youri Tielemans was born on May 7, 1997, in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium. He was born to his Belgian father and Congolese mother and grew up along with his siblings. He continued his primary education until at the age of 18, combining studies with his professional career.

Club Career

Youri Tielemans started playing football at the age of five joining Anderlecht in 2002. He was then promoted to the senior team of Anderlecht in 2013 where he signed his first professional contract at the age of 16.

His first senior match came against Lokeren of the Belgian Pro League. Along with his club, he spent a four season in the Belgian Pro League. He became the youngest Belgian to play in the UEFA Champions League.

Youri Tielemans is the member of the team that won Belgian Pro League (2013-14, 2016-17) and Belgian Super Cup (2013,2014). He has scored 26 games in the 139 appearances for the team.


Tielemans then signed a five-year contract with Monaco with the transfer fee £22.50million in 2017 and made his debut on July 29 in the Trophee des Champions at the Grand Stade de Tanger.

Later, his first Ligue 1 match came against FC Toulouse, replacing Radamel Falcao. He then made his UEFA club competition debut against RB Leipzig, UEFA Champions League. So far, he has played in 12 games for the team.

As a football star, Tielemans has been honored with Belgian Young Professional Footballer of the Year (2013-2015), Belgian Talent of the Year (2014), Ebony Shoe Award (2017), Belgian professional Footballer of the Year (2017), UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season (2016-2017) etc.

International Career

Tielemans has represented his national team in Belgium U-15, U-16, and U-21. He has scored 2 and played 4 games for U-15, played in 10 games for U-16 and 14 for U-21.

After four years in a junior team, Tielemans was called up to his senior squad in 2016 against Wales. His first senior international match came on November 9, 2016, against the Netherlands, in a friendly match as a backup player for Steven Defour. His current teammates are Jan Vertonghen, Koen Casteels, and Leander Dendoncker.

Personal Life

Youri Tielemans often posts a photo of vacation inexpensive destination and celebrating Christmas on Instagram. Youri Tielemans is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Mendy. The couple is often seen in public places. It seems his girlfriend also passionate about football and often visits stadium to enjoying the games. 

Currently, the couple is blessed with a baby girl, Melina born on March 5, 2017. Tielemans officially revealed the birth of his baby via Twitter.

Net Worth

As of 2017, Youri Tielemans market value is estimated to be £19.80 million. He uses the shoe model of Nike Hypervenom Phantom III FG since July 10, 2017.  He receives €110,000 as weekly wages from his current club and his net worth is estimated at $18.3 million. He makes more than $5 million from his salary and earns more from his endorsement deals.

Youri Tielemans owns a house in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw. He often shares the snaps while traveling in an airplane. He owns a Black Audi and several other cars.

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