Wout Weghorst, a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a striker for Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg and the Netherlands national team. He began his football career with local clubs RKSV NEO and DETO Twenterand. He made his Netherlands U21 debut on 14th October 2014 and scored on his debut against Portugal U21 in a 5-4 defeat. Similarly, Wout made his senior international debut in an international friendly against England on 23rd March 2018 at the Amsterdam Arena. Additionally, he scored twice in the 2020-2021 Europa League qualifying rounds. He is also renowned as a goal poacher with good reactive finishing in and around the box.
Netherlands 3-2 Ukraine, Euro Cup 2020: Wout Weghorst scored in the 58th Minute of the Match
On 14th June 2021 in UEFA Euro Cup 2021, Captain Georginio Wijnaldum and Wout Weghorst both scored against Ukraine before the hour mark in front of a raucous crowd at the Johan Cruyff Arena, only for Ukraine to silence the home supporters as Andriy Yarmolenko and Roman Yaremchuk netted to briefly restore parity. Later, one goal was scored by Denzel Dumfries from the Netherlands which ended the game with a score of 3-2.
- Being a Dutch professional footballer.
- For playing as a striker for Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg and the Netherlands national team.
What is the Ethnicity of Wout Weghorst?
The 28 years, Wout Weghorst opened his eyes for the very first time on 7th August 1992 in Borne, Netherlands. He is of Dutch nationality and he came from Dutch-white ethnic background. His religious belief is in the Christian religion. Wout’s race is white and he has celebrated his 28th birthday as of 2020. As per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Leo. He was born to his father, Frans Weghorst however his mother’s details have not been revealed yet. He has three siblings named Twan Weghorst, Niek Weghorst, and Ralf Weghorst.
How was the Career of Wout Weghorst?
- Wout Weghorst jumps off his football career with local clubs RKSV NEO and DETO Twenterand, before evoking interest from Eredivisie team Willem II.
- He signed for Eerste Divisie club FC Emmen and made his debut on 10th August 2012 in a match against Dordrecht, a match which ended 1-1. He also managed to play in 28 matches in his debut season, scoring 8 goals.
- Then, he signed a contract with Eredivisie club Heracles Almelo on a free transfer where he made his debut for Heracles Almelo o 9th August, in a 03 home loss against AZ in the Polman Stadion.
- Wout signed a four-year contract with AZ in July 2016, with the option for an extra year and he scored his first European goal which proved to be the winning goal in a 0-1 win in a UEFA Europa League group match against Irish outfit Dundalk on 24th November 2016.
- As well, he was appointed the season as vice-captain to Ron Vlaar and began the 2017-2018 season with good form, displayed by 7 goals in his first 13 starts.
- Wout finished the season joint-third top scorer in the Erevisie with 18 goals with Steven Berghuis, both behind top scorer Alireza Jahanbakhsh (with 21) and runner up Bjorn Johnsen (with 19).
- Weghorst signed a four-year contract with Bundesliga side VfL Wolfsburg on 26th June 2018 as he scored his first hat-trick for Wolfsburg on 16th March 2019, and first by any player for the club since Mario Gomez in April 2017, in a 5-2 league win over Fortuna Dusseldorf.
- He finished his first season in Germany with 17 goals, ranking joint-third in the Bundesliga goalscoring charts for the 2018-2019 campaign.
- Later, he produced another impressive goal return: netting 16 times in the league as Wolfsburg finished 6th in the 2019-2020 season.
- As well, he scored twice in the 2020-2021 Europa League qualifying rounds, but Wolfsburg ultimately failed to qualify for the group stage, losing to the Greek side AEK Athens in the playoff round.
- Wout Weghorst made his Netherlands U21 debut on 14th October 2014 and scored on his debut against Portugal U21 in a 5-4 defeat.
- In March 2018, he earned his first full international call-up in Ronald Koeman’s first Dutch squad. He made his senior international debut in an international friendly against England on 23rd March 2018 at the Amsterdam Arena.
Who is Wout Weghorst Dating?
Unmarried guy, Wout Weghorst is in a romantic relationship with his beautiful girlfriend Nikki van Esch. The pair have been together for ages, as they met in their 20s. Wout and Nikki began their relationship back in August 2011 and they have been together ever since then. Hope their relationship will be stronger as same as in the future too. Concerning Wout’s sexual orientation, he is straight.
How much is Wout Weghorst Net Worth?
Wout Weghorst’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million as of 2021. He earns 58,000 pounds per week, 3,016,000 pounds per year playing for VfL Wolfsburg as an ST (C). With his calm and easy-going personality, he is expected to get more popular in the coming years, and we can expect him to climb the ladders of success in the sport. Wout’s major source of income is from his football career. His present market value is €30.00 Million.
How tall is Wout Weghorst?
Handsome footballer, Wout Weghorst is 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) tall whereas his body weighs around 84 kg. He has maintained his shape over the years with regular exercise it seems. Blessed with great height and physique, he still carries the aura to rock the shirtless avatar. Weghorst has brown hair and dark brown eyes color. He is athletic by body build.