Who is Shane Kluivert? All You The Facts About Patrick Kluivert’s Wonderkid
Shane Kluivert’s Intro:
Shane Patrick Kluivert is a Dutch professional football player who currently plays for Barcelona’s U16 team as a forward, which might change as time passes. Aside from being a football player, Shane Kluivert is also the son of former the iconic Patrick Kluivert, who is a decorated player in Barcelona, and also a brother to Justin Kluivert, who currently plays for Valencia as a winger. In this article, we will be listing out some facts about Shane Kluivert that you should know as a Barcelona fan. Read on.
Who is Shane Kluivert?
Shane Kluivert is a young talent and a product of Barcelona academy. Although he still has a long way to go before he can break into the club’s first team, his style of play has been compared to his father, Patrick Kluivert.
Shane Kluivert comes from a football heritage family, with his father being an iconic player for Ajax and Barcelona, while his grandfather, Kenneth Kluivert, was a former Surinamese international. His siblings, Justin, Quincy and Ruben are all pursuing careers as professional footballers with Justin having already represented the Netherlands at the international level. Shane Kluivert has also represented his country at the U-16 level, after receiving a call-up in September 2022.
Shane Kluivert Age & Bio
Shane Kluivert was born on 24 September 2007 in Zaadam, Netherlands. He is currently 15 years old. He was born to Patrick Kluivert and Rossana Lima, who have five other children.
The youngster seems to have taken his father’s footsteps by playing as a forward.
Shane Kluivert Career So Far
Born to a football heritage family, it was a no-brainer for Shane Kluivert to develop a talent for the game. He started his football career at a Dutch club, Buitenveldert at a young age. Shane’s time with the Dutch team was short as he left for a move to Paris Saint-Germain, which is more convenient as his father was the technical director of the club at the time.
In 2017, Shane Kluivert moved to Spain to sign for Barcelona, his father’s previous club.
Shane Kluivert Sponsorship
At the age of nine, Shane Kluivert already started signing deals. A month before he joined Barcelona, Patrick Kluivert’s son signed a contract with Nike, a popular American sportswear manufacturer, in 2017. That deal was renewed in 2022.
Shane Kluivert has two published books based on his interest in cooking, and he went as far as running an Instagram and YouTube account for it.
Shane Kluivert Is A Prospect
While it is still unknown how Shane Kluivert’s career as a footballer will turn out, we can tell he is a prospect considering the talent of his father and Justin Kluivert, who plays for Valencia in La Liga.
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