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Memphis Depay: what has become of the former OL star ?

Flagship attacker of the Netherlands, Memphis Depay wandered around since his departure from Lyon in 2021.

À 30 years old, Memphis Depay played in the biggest European clubs. Although he is best known in France for his four years spent at Lyon between 2017 and 2021, the nationality striker Dutch has previously evolved into in the Premier League à Manchester United as well as in the Eredivise at PSV Eindhoven. And his career didn’t stop there. Free from any contract à At the end of the 2020-2021 season, he joined FC Barcelona then in full reconstruction. He spent two seasons there without really establishing himself, scoring 14 goals in 42 matches in all competitions. Since the winter of 2023, Memphis Depay has joined another big name in the Spanish championship: Atlético Madrid.

A possible return to France ?

Free of any contract at the end of June, Memphis Depay does not rule out returning to Ligue 1. In an interview with Prime Video, the Dutch striker praised the qualities of the French championship. “Ligue 1 is a championship that many people underestimate. I played in England, France, Spain. Ligue 1 is not easy, it is very serious and very physical with very fast players.”

A pillar of the national selection

If Memphis Depay did not impose himself in all clubs where it has passed, but over time it has become an executive of the Netherlands team. International since 2013, he has 93 caps and has scored. &agrav; 45 repeat. He is the second top scorer in the history of the Dutch selection behind Robin Van Persie (50 goals).

What is Memphis Depay's record ?

Since the start of his career, Memphis Depay has won numerous trophies or personal distinctions: 

  • Dutch Championship (in 2015 with PSV Eindhoven)
  • Dutch Cup (in 2012 with PSV Eindhoven)
  • Dutch Super Cup (in 2012 with PSV Eindhoven)
  • Europa League (in 2017 with Manchester United)
  • FA Cup (in 2016 with Manchester United)
  • Top scorer (22 goals) and best young player in the Eredivisie (Dutch championship) in 2015
  • Best passer in Ligue 1 in 2021
  • Member of the Ligue 1 standard team in 2021
  • Spanish Championship (in 2023 with FC Barcelona)
  • Spanish Super Cup (in 2023 with FC Barcelona)

What is Memphis Depay's salary?

Under contract until June 2024 with Atlético Madrid, the value of Memphis Depay is estimated at 10 million euros according to Transfermarkt. Since his arrival at the Colchoneros in 2023, the Dutchman has received 540,000 euros gross per month, or nearly 6.5 million euros per month. season.

How old is Memphis Depay?

Né on February 13, 1994, Memphis Depay was 30 years old.

What are Memphis Depay's tattoos ?

If Memphis Depay has many tattoos, his lion head on his back never goes unnoticed. For our colleagues at L&# 39;Team, the Dutchman returned to this tattoo in 2018: "This is a tattoo that I had done in several stages and which was completed. completed when I was still playing à Manchester. In total, it took around twenty-four hours to complete. I really like the result. It's a symbol: the lion is the king of the jungle, and I feel like I've been through it all. my youth in a jungle. I grew up in a complicated environment. and to get out of it, I always had to do it. fight battles. This tattoo shows what I'm made of: I have the heart of a lion. Now that I'm playing à Lyon (today, Depay plays at Atlético Madrid – NDR), the story is even more beautiful."

What is the celebration of Memphis Depay?

Every football player has a favorite celebration when he scores. When he scores a goal, Memphis Depay puts his fingers in the ears: a celebration that the main interested party explainedé in January 2018: "It's not that I don'éeacute;what people say : if anyone&#39 ;one says something interesting, I'm the first to say listen to it, assures the attacker . "It's a way of saying that I’m in my bubble. If you look closely at my celebration, you will see that I then extend my arms towards the sky. I read the Bible and listen to God, thanks to God. who I became what I always wanted to be: professional footballer. I's been because I enjoyed it, I had talent and I was happy when I played." 

Memphis Depay released a first album of nine tracks on November 27, 2020 called Heavy Stepper, his YouTube channel has more than 49 million views and 800,000 subscribers. eacute;s. 

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116