Victor Lindelof

Victor Jorgen Nilsson Lindelof is a Swedish defender who now plays for Manchester United in the Premier League and for the Sweden national team. He began his football career with IK Franke’s youth team. He later went on to play for Vasteras IK, Vasteras SK, and Benfica’s youth teams. He began his career in Sweden with Vasteras SK, where he made his debut on October 25, 2009. He joined for Portuguese club Benfica for €3.06 million on July 1, 2011 and played for the reserves. He was a member of the youth team that won the Portuguese U19 championship in 2012-13. On October 19, 2013, he made his first-team debut for the club. He joined Manchester United for €35 million (with a possible €10 million in add-ons) on July 1, 2017. He made his first appearance for the club in the 2017 UEFA Super Cup on August 8, 2017. On October 14, 2017, he made his Premier League debut for the club.

He has represented Sweden at several age levels on the international stage. He’s played for Sweden at the U17, U19, U21, and senior levels. He was a member of the Swedish U21 team that won the UEFA European U21 Championship in 2015. On March 24, 2016, he made his international team debut for Sweden. He has played in UEFA Euro 2016, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and UEFA Euro 2020 for Sweden.

What is the Net Worth and Salary of Victor Lindel in 2021?

Victor Lindelof makes a living as a professional football player. Contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements are all sources of money for him. He joined Portuguese club Benfica for €3.06 million in July 2011. He joined Manchester United for €35 million (with a possible €10 million in add-ons) in July 2017. His anticipated net worth in 2021 is €9 million, with a salary of £7.2 million. His current market value is estimated to be around €24 million.

What is Victor Lindelof Famous For?

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Victor Lindelof has been named Swedish Male Footballer of the Year in 2018 and 2019. (Source: [email protected])

Honors

  • Won the 2010 Division 1 Norra Vasteras SK.
  • Won the 2013-14, 2015-16, 2016-17 Primeira Liga with Benfica.
  • Won the 2013-14, 2016-17 Taca de Portugal with Benfica.
  • Won the 2015-16 Taca da Liga with Benfica.
  • Won the 2016 Supertaca Candido de Oliveira with Benfica.
  • Won the 2015 UEFA European U21 Championship with Sweden U21.

Individual

  • Won 2016, 2019 Fotbollsgalan Best Defender.
  • Won 2018, 2019 Guldbollen.

Where is Victor Lindelof From?

Victor Jorgen Nilsson Lindelof was born on July 17, 1994, in Stockholm, Sweden. Vasteras, Sweden, is where he was born. He was raised with his brother, Zacharias Nilsson Lindelof, by his father, Jorgen Lindelof, and mother, Ulrica Lindelof. He is of Swedish descent. He is of Caucasian racial origin. Christianity is his religion. Cancer is his horoscope sign.

Victor Lindelof Club Career:

  • He began his football career with IK Franke’s youth team.
  • He later went on to play for Vasteras IK, Vasteras SK, and Benfica’s youth teams.
  • He began his career in Sweden with Vasteras SK, where he made his debut on October 25, 2009, in a 3-0 win over BK Forward in the final round of the 2009 Norra Division 1 season. During the 2009-10 season, he assisted his team in moving up the Swedish League system, as they were promoted to the second-highest division.
  • He made 27 appearances for the team in the 2010-11 season, contributing one assist across all competitions.
  • Despite not being picked in the squad for the majority of the matches during the 2011-12 season, he managed to make 13 appearances for the club in all competitions.
  • He joined Portuguese club Benfica for €3.06 million on July 1, 2011 and played for the youth and reserve teams. He was a member of the youth team that won the Portuguese U19 championship in 2012-13. He made 15 appearances for the reserve team that season, contributing one assist across all competitions.
  • On October 19, 2013, he made his first-team debut for the club in a 1-0 victory over Cinfaes in the third round of the Taca de Portugal. In a 2-1 loss against FC Porto on May 10, 2014, he made his Primeira Liga debut for the club. He made 33 appearances for the reserve squad in the 2013-14 season, scoring two goals and providing two assists across all competitions. That season, he also made 2 appearances for the main team in all the competitions as Benfica won the Primeira Liga and Taca de Portugal.
Victor Lindelof won three Primeira Liga with Benfica. (Source: @thesportreview)
  • He made 41 appearances for the reserve squad in the 2014-15 season, scoring once and assisting once across all competitions. That season, he also made 1 appearance for the first team in all the tournaments.
  • On 8 June 2015, his contract was renewed till 2020. On 20 February 2016, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-1 Primeira Liga victory over Pacos de Ferreira. During his 2015-16 season, he made 7 appearances for the reserve squad in all the tournaments. That season, he also made 19 appearances for the main team, scoring one in all the competitions as Benfica won the Primeira Liga and Taca da Liga.
  • During his 2016-17 season, he made 47 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the tournaments as Benfica won the Primeira Liga, Taca de Portugal, and Supertaca Candido de Oliveira that season.
  • He joined Manchester United for €35 million (with a possible €10 million in add-ons) on July 1, 2017. He made his official debut for the club on 8 August 2017 in a 2-1 loss against Real Madrid in the 2017 UEFA Super Cup. He made his Premier League debut for the club on 14 October 2017 in a 0-0 draw versus Liverpool. In his first season, he made 29 appearances for the team in all the competitions.
  • On 29 January 2019, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-2 draw versus Burnley. During his 2018-19 season, he made 40 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • In September 2019, he signed a new deal through 2024, with the option of a further year. During his 2019-20 season, he made 47 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • On 20 December 2020, he scored his first goal of the 2020-21 season in a 6-2 home triumph against Leeds United. During his 2020-21 season, he made 45 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.

Victor Lindelof International Career:

  • He has represented Sweden at several age levels.
  • He’s played for Sweden at the U17, U19, U21, and senior levels.
  • He was a member of the Swedish U21 team that won the UEFA European U21 Championship in 2015.
  • He made his international team debut for Sweden on 24 March 2016 in a 2-1 friendly loss against Turkey.
  • He was picked in Sweden’s squad for UEFA Euro 2016 in France where he started all three of their group stages, although Sweden failed to proceed to the round of 16.
  • He was also named in Sweden’s 35-man provisional squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro but was prohibited from playing in the tournament by his club Benfica, who considered that the involvement of their players in the Olympics would impair their chances for the following season.
  • On 10 October 2016, he scored his first international goal for Sweden in a 3-0 win over Bulgaria in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at Friends Arena in Stockholm.
  • In May 2018, he was included in Sweden’s 23-man team for the FIFA World Cup in Russia where Sweden was eliminated in the quarter-final against England.
  • In March 2019, he was called up for Sweden’s UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying matches against Romania and Norway. However, he elected to withdraw from the squad, citing personal reasons, especially the birth of his first kid. He was replaced by Anton Tinnerholm.
  • Since making his debut, he has collected over 40 caps for his country.
Victor Lindelof and his partner. (Source: [email protected])

Victor Lindelof Wife:

Looking at his personal life, Victor Lindelof is a married guy. He got married to his long-time fiancée, Maja Nilsson Lindelof at the end of May 2018, in Sweden. The couple has a son, who was born in March of this year. He has a close relationship with his wife and son, and the two of them are happily married.

Victor Lindelof with his son. (Source: [email protected])

Victor Lindelof Height and Weight:

Victor Lindelof is 6 feet and 2 inches tall, with a height of 1.87m. He is 80 kilograms in weight. He has a muscular physique. His eyes are a dark brown tint, and his hair is black. He has a straight sexual orientation.