Leandro Trossard is a professional footballer from Belgium. He now plays for Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League and represents Belgium internationally.
Trossard is a left-winger who also serves as a center-attacking midfielder. Like Eden Hazard, he excels at counterattacking and has excellent attacking versatility.
This Belgian winger is currently one of Brighton’s most valuable assets.
Leandro Trossard Biography
|Full Name||Leandro Trossard|
|Playing Position||Attacking Midfielder and Winger|
|Date of Birth||December 4 1994|
|Age||27 as (in 2022)|
|Father’s Name||Peter Trossard|
|Mother’s Name||Linda Scheepers|
|Siblings||1 sister (the name is unknown)|
|Wife||Laura Hilven (2019 – Present)|
|Children||Son: Thiago Trossard|
|College/University||Sint Jan Berchmans College|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches or 1.73 m|
|Weight||60.7 kg or 134 lbs.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Body Measurement||Chest – 40 Inches
Waist – 32 Inches
Biceps – 14 Inches
|Shoe Size||U.S. 11|
|Net Worth||3 million euros (2.5 million pounds)|
|Social Media Presence||Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook|
|Last Updated||June 6 2022|
Footballer Leandro Trossard was born on December 4 1994 in Maasmechelen, which is a municipality located in Belgian. This Belgian footballer was the eldest of two children born to his parents.
His mother, Linda Scheepers, owns a pub, while his father, Peter Trossard, works for Josy Comhair as a partner broker. Further, Trossard doesn’t have a brother, but he does have a sister whose name is unknown.
Further, Leandro’s passion for football turned him into an enthusiast who desired to see live football events as a restless kid. As a result, his parents would take him everywhere they could to watch the matches.
Due to some family troubles, the Trossard family relocated to Dilsen-Stokkem, a municipality in the Belgian province of Limburg.
Trossard began his football career in his hometown, where he played for local teams. He joined Patro (a small Belgian club) as a permanent player when 12 years old. However, in 2010 when Trossard was 15 years old, he joined FC Bocholt (a small club in Bocholt, Belgium).
Trossard went to Sint Jan Berchmans College, a secondary school in Brussels, Belgium, where he received his education.
However, Trossard, at some point, sensibly ignored his post-secondary studies in favor of spending all his attention on the football ground. There is not much information available regarding his education, but it is evident that he was always determined to be a great footballer since his childhood.
Leandro Trossard Age, Height, Zodiac Sign
This Belgian player was born on December 4, 1994, and his current age is 27 as of 2022.
Moreover, as per Trossard’s birthdate, his zodiac sign is Sagittarius, which implies that he is open-minded and humorous. People born under Sagittarius enjoy exploring new locations and meeting new people.
Further, he is also 5 feet 8 inches in height (1.73 m) and weighs roughly 60.7 kg (134 lbs.). He has dark brown eyes and good-looking brown hair.
Furthermore, with a body measurement of 40 (chest), 32 (waist), and 14 (biceps) inches, Leandro has an athletic physical body.
This Belgian winger began his career by joining the K.R.C. Genk youth academy in 2010 after graduating from the Bocholt academy.
He got upgraded to the senior team in 2012, making his first, although brief, appearance in a league match against K.A.A. Gent. Unfortunately, he was regularly loaned away for a variety of reasons. Due to this, it took him nearly four years to score his first league goal for Genk, which came in a 4-1 away loss against K.V. Kortrijk on September 25, 2016.
In January 2013, Leandro was sent out on loan to Lommel United, where he made 12 appearances and scored seven goals.
Le Tross was also loaned out to K.V.C. Westerlo in July 2013, where he scored three goals in 17 games. However, in July 2014, the winger was again loaned out to Lommel United, where he recorded 16 goals over 30 matches. Trossard also scored his second career hat trick during this period.
In July 2015, Trossard was loaned to O.H. Leuven, where he scored eight goals in 30 league games.
Brighton & Hove Albion
On June 26, 2019, Brighton decided to sign Leandro on a four-year agreement, making him the club’s second summer acquisition. He scored the equalizer in a 1-1 draw against West Ham United in his first match.
Likewise, in January 2021, the Belgian winger scored the only goal in a 1-0 home triumph over Tottenham Hotspur to give the Seagulls their first home league win of the 2020-21 season. On May 18, he scored the opening goal of Brighton’s comeback from a 2-0 deficit to overcome champions Manchester City 3-2.
In April, 2022, he embraced his time by striking two major goals in two matches against Arsenal and Tottenham, as well as assisting two goals and scoring one with his chest in the 4-0 home hammering of Manchester United on May 7, which V.A.R. reviewed for probable handball.
Till now, Leandro has scored 18 goals in his 100 appearances for Brighton & Hove Albion.
Roberto Martinez, the Belgium national team manager, included Trossard in the Belgium squad for the first time in September 2018. However, Leandro got injured for a month.
Despite his recovery from the injury, he was still benched in 2019. On September 5, 2020, he made his international debut against Denmark in a Nations League match. He scored his first goal for Belgium.
The Belgian player also added a second goal in an 8-0 thrashing victory over Belarus in a 2022 World Cup qualifier, The winger was also picked to Belgium’s 26-man Euro 2020 squad on May 17, 2021.
However, he made his first appearance of the tournament in Belgium’s last group encounter against Finland on June 21, when Belgium already qualified for the knockout stages.
For Belgium national team, Leandro has netted total 3 goals over his 16 appearances.
FIFA 2022 Potential
Trossard overall FIFA 22 rating is 79. His potential rating is also 79 and his playing position is L.M. (Left Midfielder). Currently, Trossard plays for Brighton and Hove Albion in the England premier league.
- Crossing: 76
- Finishing: 78
- Heading: 65
- Short Pass: 77
- Volleys: 74
- Dribbling: 81
- Curve: 82
- FK Acc.: 69
- Long Pass: 74
- Ball Control: 78
- Shot Power: 78
- Jumping: 78
- Stamina: 74
- Strength: 60
- Long Shots: 79
- Acceleration: 89
- Sprint Speed:76
- Agility: 92
- Reactions: 72
- Balance: 85
- Aggression: 47
- Interceptions: 18
- Position: 77
- Vision: 76
- Penalties: 75
- Composure: 82
- Awareness: 30
- Stand Tackle: 31
- Slide Tackle: 18
Is Leandro Trossard Married? Does he have Children?
Leandro Trossard is a married footballer. In 2019, he married his lovely girlfriend, Laura Hilven in Opglabbeek, Belgium. They had been in love for more than four years.
However, Laura is two year older than Trossard The duo is also blessed parents of a son named Thiago Trossard. Thiago was born on April 17, 2017. Reflecting Leandro’s sexual orientation, he is straight.
What is Net Worth of Leandro Trossard?
As of 2022, Trossard has a net worth of 3 million euros and a lucrative salary of roughly £1,820,000 per year. As of May 26 2021, his current market value is 17.00 million euros, which is also his highest market value. With this net worth Leandro and his wife maintain their lifestyle.
With the potential that lies ahead of him, Leandro has a long way to go. In addition, his football career is his primary source of revenue.
Social Media Presence
Besides his achievements, he posts his vacation, family and post-match pictures on his social media platforms.
Instagram: 84.7k followers
Twitter: 16.8k followers
Major Awards and Achievements
- Belgian Cup: 2012/13
- Belgian First Division A: 2018/19
- Belgian Second Division: 2013/14
Some Important Facts About Leandro Trossard
- After Cristiano Ronaldo, Trossard is the only footballer to rattle the crossbar three times in a Premier League encounter. He thus maintains the record for being the joint unluckiest player to ever play in an EPL match.
- To earn as much as Leandro Trossard makes from Brighton in a year, the ordinary Belgian person earning €61,357 would have to work 39 years and nine months.
- Trossard, one of the hidden hobbies is Pistol Shooting.
Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)
- What is the age of Leandro Trossard?
Leandro Trossard is 27 years old
- What is the playing position of Leandro Trossard?
He plays as winger and attacking midfielder
- Who is Leandro Leandro’s wife?
Leandro Trossard wife is Laura Hilven