Victor Lindelöf Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Education, Relationship, Career, Awards and Net Worth

Victor Lindelöf’s Bio

Victor Lindelöf is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a defender for Premier League club Manchester United and captains the Sweden national team. He primarily plays as a centre-back but can also play as a right-back and a defensive midfielderLindelöf is known for his composure on the ball, tactical awareness, and ability to read the game.

Victor Lindelöf

Born Victor Jörgen Nilsson Lindelöf on July 17, 1994, in Västerås, Sweden, he is 29 years old as of 2023.

Victor Lindelöf Height and Weight

He is approximately 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) tall and weighs around 80 kg.

Victor Lindelöf’s Family

Lindelöf was born to Ulrica Lindelöf (mother) and a father whose name isn’t known. He has 2 brothers; Alexander Lindelöf and Zacharias Nilsson Lindelöf.

Victor Lindelöf Education

Information about his educational background beyond his football career is under review and will soon be updated.

Victor Lindelöf training on the pitch

Victor Lindelöf’s Relationship

Lindelöf is married to Maja Nilsson, and they have been together since their teenage years. The couple tied the knot in May 2018 and have two children whose names aren’t known.

Victor Lindelöf with Maja Nilsson

Victor Lindelöf’s Career

Victor Lindelöf embarked on his footballing journey in his native Sweden, playing for Västerås SK. His exceptional talent was evident from an early age, and he made his professional debut for the club in October 2009. Recognizing his potential, Portuguese giant Benfica signed Lindelöf in December 2011. Initially, he represented the club at youth and B levels, further developing his skills and experience.

In September 2013, Lindelöf made his first-team debut for Benfica, marking a significant milestone in his career. While establishing himself as a regular member of the first team, he continued to contribute to the B team’s success. His outstanding performances were rewarded with three Primeira Liga titles, solidifying his position as a key player for Benfica.

In July 2017, Lindelöf sought a new challenge and joined Manchester United. His transition to Manchester United further showcased his adaptability and ability to compete at the highest level. At Manchester United, Lindelöf became a regular member of the team’s defence, showcasing his skills in tackling, interceptions, and distribution from the backline.

Victor Lindelöf on the ball

Lindelöf’s international career mirrored his club’s success. He represented Sweden at various youth levels, from under-17 to under-21, culminating in his selection for the victorious squad at the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship. His senior international debut came in March 2016, and he has since gone on to represent Sweden at UEFA Euro 2016, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and UEFA Euro 2020, demonstrating his unwavering commitment to his national team.

Victor Lindelöf’s Awards

During his career, Lindelöf has received several individual and team awards, including league titles and domestic cups with both Benfica and Manchester United. They include;

Sweden U21

  • UEFA European Under-21 Championship: 2015

Benfica

  • Primeira Liga: 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17
  • Taça de Portugal: 2013–14, 2016–17
  • Taça da Liga: 2015–16
  • Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira: 2016

Manchester United

  • FA Cup runner-up: 2017–18, 2022–23
  • UEFA Europa League runner-up: 2020–21
  • EFL Cup: 2022–23

Individual

  • UEFA European Under-21 Championship Team of the Tournament: 2015
  • Fotbollsgalan Best Defender: 2016, 2019
  • UEFA Champions League Breakthrough XI: 2016
  • SJPF Primeira Liga Team of the Year: 2016
  • Guldbollen: 2018, 2019
  • BBC Team of the Week, Week 16, 2023

Victor Lindelöf’s Net Worth

Victor Lindelöf has a net worth estimated at $9 million. His earnings primarily come from his football contracts, endorsements, and related ventures.

Lindelöf’s journey from Västerås SK to the grand stages of international football is a testament to his unwavering determination, exceptional talent, and unwavering passion for the sport. He has established himself as a reliable and versatile defender, capable of adapting to different playing styles and environments. With his promising future ahead, Lindelöf is poised to make significant contributions to both club and country.

Victor Lindelöf’s Social Media

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