Romeo Lavia Parents, Family, Siblings, Wife, Father, Mother, Brother, Sister & Girlfriend
Roméo Lavia (born 6 January 2004) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Premier League club Southampton and the Belgium national team.
Early life and career
Romeo Lavia was born on 6 January 2004 in Brussels, Belgium.
Lavia is a youth product of the Belgian club Anderlecht. He arrived at eight years old at their training centre in Neerpede nearby Brussels.
At a local international youth tournament for players under the age of 15 he got noticed for the first time by Pep Guardiola. The Spanish trainer was there on invitation of his Manchester City player Kevin De Bruyne who is co-organiser of this tournament that also bears his name, the KDB Cup.
At the age of sixteen Lavia left Anderlecht in the summer of 2020 for Manchester City where he signed his first professional contract. He joined the U18 where he quickly stood out. In November that year after only eleven appearances he was already promoted to the U23. Together with the EDS team the Belgian youngster won the Premier League 2 championship in April 2021 and was voted player of the season.
Starting from the summer of 2021, Lavia started training with the first-team. He earned a selection into squad of the Citizens that played the 2021–22 UEFA Champions League. Roméo made his official first-team debut at 17 years old on 21 September 2021, at the third round of the 2021–22 EFL Cup against Wycombe Wanderers. He got a yellow card.
On 17 March 2023, he received his first call-up to the Belgian senior national team by manager Domenico Tedesco, for the UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying match against Sweden and the friendly against Germany.
Style of play
Lavia is a defensive midfielder. He stated that his inspirations are Barcelona player Sergio Busquets and his former Man City teammate Fernandinho. He visibly expressed himself to be comfortable when recovering the ball, making use of the intense pressing using intelligence, tenacity, along with pace, and when he makes line-breaking deep passes.
Roméo Lavia was born on 6 January 2004 in Brussels, Belgium to his parents.
Romeo Lavia’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Lavia.
Either his father or mother is from Ghana or both of his parents are Ghanaian.
Romeo Lavia is currently single and not dating or in any relationship for now. Romeo Lavia is also not yet married.
We don’t have much information about Romeo Lavia’s siblings. The football has not said much about his family especially his brother’s and sisters.
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