Klaas-Jan Huntelaar

Player
Netherlands
Leo

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar Bio

Who is Klaas-Jan Huntelaar

Dirk Jan Klaas Huntelaar often known as "Klaas-Jan" is a professional Dutch football player who plays for German club Schalke 04 and the Netherlands national football team as a striker. He is nicknamed "The Hunter".

Early Life (Childhood)

At the age of five, he joined the local football team VV H. en K. with his two brothers where he played for six years. He signed his first contract on 6 April 1994, with De Graafschap at the age of 11.

Interesting Facts

He is a renowned player who has brilliant ball play skills, athleticism and is compared with legendary football players like Marco van Basten and Ruud Van Nistelroy. His net worth is 14 million Euros.

Personal Life

He is relationship with Maddy Schoolderman since 2000 and have two children as well. In 9 April 2009, his first son Seb was born and the next was born in 20 July 2011.

Achievement

He was named UEFA U-21 Championship top scorer and the Golden Player in 2006. In 2012,he became UEFA Euro Qualifying top scorer and got the title of Dutch Under-21 all time top scorer.

Rumor

As the source report, Tottenham is likely to sign Huntelaar.