Ryan Jiro Gravenberch (born 16 May 2002) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a holding midfielder for Eredivisie club Ajax and the Netherlands national team.
Early Life and Career
Born in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Gravenberch was born in the Netherlands and is of Surinamese descent.
Gravenberch joined the Ajax Youth Academy in 2010, and worked his way up through the junior levels. On 7 June 2018, he received the first ever “Abdelhak Nouri Trofee”, which recognizes the best talent in the Ajax academy. He signed his first professional contract with Ajax that same day, keeping him at the club until 2023. Gravenberch made his professional debut with Jong Ajax in a 5–2 Eerste Divisie win over FC Dordrecht on 24 August 2018.
Gravenberch made his senior debut with Ajax on 23 September 2018, in a 3–0 Eredivisie loss to PSV. Gravenberch became the youngest ever Ajax player to play in the Eredivisie at 16 years and 130 days, surpassing the record of 16 years and 242 days set by Clarence Seedorf.
On 25 November 2020, Gravenberch scored his first Champions League goal in a 3–1 win over Midtjylland in the 2020–21 season.
Gravenberch is a youth international for the Netherlands. At the age of 16, he represented the Netherlands U19s in a friendly 4–1 loss to the England U19s on 5 September 2018.
He was called up to the senior Netherlands squad in November 2020. He made his debut on 24 March 2021 in a World Cup qualifier against Turkey. On 6 June 2021, Gravenberch scored in an international friendly game against Georgia where the Netherlands won 3–0.
Wife/ Girlfriend and Personal Life
Ryan Gravenberch is currently single and not in any relationship for now. Ryan Gravenberch is also not married.
Gravenberch’s older brother, Danzell Gravenberch, is also a professional footballer.
Net Worth and Salary
Ryan Gravenberch’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $2.5 million – $10 million.
Ryan Gravenberch earns £2,444,000 annually playing for AFC Ajax.
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