Justin Kluivert

Justin Kluivert

Justin Kluivert

 

Netherlands-32 (1)

Country: Netherlands/Suriname

Date of birth: 05/05/1999 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Zaandam (Netherlands)

Height: —

Youth career: Ajax Amsterdam

Current club: Ajax Amsterdam

Squad number: —

Current national team: Netherlands U-17

Position: winger, second striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), UEFA Youth League 2015/2016 (1/0), 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (3/0)

Contract until: 30.06.2019

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Stephan El Shaarawy

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– acceleration Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– technique Untitled1

– crossing Untitled

– dynamism Untitled

– flair Untitled

– shooting Untitled

– charisma Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– heading

 

Style of play:

– explosive and skilfull winger

– often cuts inside on his right foot to move to a more central attacking position, and uses uses his speed and skill to take on defenders until he finds the space to make an attempt on goal

– versatile forward who is capable of playing anywhere along the front line

– fast, and opportunistic player, with excellent reactions

– likes to dribble

– often uses his skills to beat defenders, cut inside and create himself a decent opportunity to score from

– able to score from practically every position

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– accurate set-piece taker

– good decision maker in the final third

– known for his dribbling skills, speed, turn of pace, mobility and close control in limited spaces

– able to score and dribble comfortably with both feet

– all-action and energetic

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-3-3.

Justin

 

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Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 21 June 2016):

No senior team appearances yet.

 

Description:

Justin Kluivert is a son of famous Patrick Kluivert – former Ajax, AC Milan and Barcelona player and a true icon of Dutch football. The young winger’s dream surely is to follow in his father’s footsteps and play in the Ajax first team, but at this point, he has to be content with his star status in the U17 team. Justin was born in Zaandam while his father was playing in Spain. He has been at Ajax since he was just six years old, and has already won caps as a youth international, representing Holland at U15, U16 and U17 level. In April 2016, aged only 16, he signed his first professional deal with Dutch giants.

 

Quotes:

“Justin does not seem worried about comparisons to his father. After playing for Holland’s youth team last year, the teenager posted a picture from the game to his Instagram, placed alongside one of a young Patrick representing the Dutch side, while another post showed a picture of Kluivert Snr at Barcelona and the caption ‘I have to keep the name big’.”

(dailymail.co.uk)

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.

 

Links:

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