Georginio Wijnaldum


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Plays for: Liverpool, Netherlands
Ranked: 142nd in Premier League
Georginio Gregion Emile Wijnaldum is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Liverpool and the Netherlands national team.

A youth product of Eredivisie side Feyenoord, Wijnaldum became the youngest player ever to represent the club when he made his debut in 2007, and went on to play 134 matches over the course of a five-year spell. Following his departure from Feyenoord, Wijnaldum spent four seasons at PSV where he won the KNVB Cup in the first season and the Eredivisie in his last. He also earned the Dutch Footballer of the Year award during his time with PSV. In 2015, Wijnaldum joined Premier League side Newcastle United for £14.5 million, before departing following the club's relegation a year later to join Liverpool in a £23 million deal.

Wijnaldum is also a full Dutch international, having earned more than 40 caps since making his debut in 2011, and was a member of the squad which came third at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Description provided by Wikipedia


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