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Top Facts about Perr Schuurs, Raised in an All-sports Family

Digging through his personal and professional life, we’ve compiled all the Top Facts about Perr Schuurs that can be found around the web.

Perr Schuurs' background contains data on his upbringing, early life, parents, family, girlfriend/future wife, lifestyle, net worth, and private life.

We have prepared a rundown of his Life Story, from his earlier years to when he became known.

Perhaps you first heard of him when Liverpool began scouting the Ajax defender to fill the gap left by the injured Virgil van Dijk (at the start of the 2020/2021 EPL season).

However, you probably still don't know what's he like off the field, which is exactly what we’re gonna tell you here in this writing, with the help of Lifebogger's provided data.

Giving You the Top Facts about Perr Schuurs

Let’s start with some quick pieces of information about him.

Quick Facts

  • Full Name:

     Perr Schuurs

  • Nicknames:

     The New Virgil van Dijk

  • Date of Birth:

     26 November 1999

  • Place of Birth:

     Nieuwstadt, Netherlands

  • Age:


  • Nationality:


  • Height:

     1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)

  • Weight:

     80 kg

  • Marital Status:


  • Girlfriend: 

    Roos Wijnands 

  • Net Worth:

     3.5 Million Euro or 3.2 Million Pound (According to WTfoot)

  • Position:


  • Current Team:


  • Jersey Number:


Perr Schuurs Upbringing Years and Family Roots

He is known as 'The New Virgil van Dijk' (for obvious reasons). Perr Schuurs was born in the small Dutch town of Nieuwstadt on November 26, 1999, to his father Lambert Schuurs and mother Monique Schuurs.

The Dutch footballer is the only son of his parents' three children (a boy and two daughters).

Monique, his mother, appears to be in her late forties, while Lambert, his father, appears to be in his fifties.

Perr Schuurs grew up with his two sisters, Demi and Fleau, in the village of Nieuwstadt, where he was born.

He grew up as the family's last-born kid or baby, witnessing every member of his family live a healthy lifestyle, one that allows for sports activities.

Such a way of life was the first indicator that he was on the right track. What a wonderful family the Center back comes from!

Everyone in Perr's family, like Eden Hazard's, has a history or is involved with a top sport, one of the Top Facts about Perr Schuurs.

In the first place, his father (Lambert) is a handball legend and was previously an ultra-long distance runner. Maze's mother, Monique, was also a sports fan.

Lambert and his wife Monique never pushed their careers on their kids.

They gave Fleau, Demi, and Perr the freedom to participate in the sport of their choice.

Perr chose football, whereas Demi, his older sister, chose tennis. Last but not least, (Fleau Schuurs) followed in her father's footsteps.

The Center-back comes from Nieuwstadt, a small town with a population of fewer than 3088 people.

Households in this hamlet refer to themselves as one large family. Surprisingly, Perr Schuurs' hometown (Nieuwstadt) acts as a border crossing between the Netherlands and East Germany.

When the family's father (Lambert Schuurs) and his wife (Monique) retired from athletics, they created a strategy that would allow their children to continue living the family's ambitions.

Lambert took Perr and his sisters (when they were quite young) to a sports hall in Sittard, a city in the Netherlands.


The youngster wasn't the only one who discovered his skill. Fleau had an encounter with destiny on the field, as she fell in love with handball and agreed to follow in her father's footsteps and become a handball player. Demi was also a big fan of tennis.

As Peer matured into a toddler, the father noticed that he was inheriting a lot of his family's sporty attitude.

Despite the fact that he chose a different sport, the humble child learned a lot from his sisters and father, whom he considers his models, one of the Top Facts about Perr Schuurs.

Perr Schuurs Career Buildout

At the tender age of four, the eager youngster was accepted into FC Ria's youth academy roster, an old football team in his village.

He began as a striker there until being picked up by a bigger team, Fortuna Sittard, at the age of ten.

As a kid, Perr's football and non-football abilities were extremely rare.

He was a young man who possessed exceptional leadership qualities when it came to public speaking.

One of the

Top Facts about Perr Schuurs

is that the young footballer once talked to a huge audience about his future plans. Perr gave a speech in front of his parents and family.

Since that speech, every family in attendance knew that he was going to be successful in his career.

Perr Schuurs Path to Prominence

Following that, the emerging star saw himself progressing steadily through the

Fortuna Sittard

age divisions.

Perr switched positions while he was there, first deployed as a defensive midfielder.

After his coach noticed how quickly he grew taller (6ft 3 inches), the teenager was assigned to central defender just before graduating from the academy.

The young footballer was instrumental in helping them win four championships in six seasons.

Sunday Oliseh, his coach and trainer, appointed him captain of Fortuna Sittard when he was 17 years old (a former Nigerian coach and footballer).

He was mixing the game with his education at the time, taking his final exams at Dacapo College in Born, a town in the Netherlands.

Focusing on studies and football at the same time had no effect on his performance on either side, one of the Top Facts about Perr Schuurs.

Perr led his squad to their fourth championship as captain. They were promoted to the Netherlands' second-highest football league as a result of the award.

After a stunning breakthrough with the side, Perr had to say his farewell, which was an emotional time for him.

This came at a time when he was being pursued by Europe's premier clubs (Ajax,

Bayern Munich

, Dortmund, and others).

The truth is that there was no better place for him to say his goodbyes than in his hometown.

Perr's last game with Fortuna Sittard was an away game against FC RIA (his childhood academy).

The game ended in his team's favor, with a final score of 0-10. (won by Fortuna).

Following the game, the Fortuna raised lad left the field with flowers in his hands and tears in his eyes, in the presence of his parents, family members, and the people from his village.

What an appropriate way to say goodbye to Fortuna. Despite the fact that his hometown club, FC RIA, was defeated (0–10), his fans gathered around him to get his autograph, another one of the Top Facts about Perr Schuurs.

Perr Schuurs Ascend to Prominence

After failing to reach an agreement with Liverpool, the lad picked Ajax, a club that is generally regarded as a breeding ground for local and international talent.

Perr Schuurs became known as Ajax's "The New

De Ligt

" in less than a year, one of the Top Facts about Perr Schuurs.

He was described as the type of CB who is calm when one-on-one with attackers, at ease on the ball and has a good understanding of the game.

His defensive skill has also won him selection for the Dutch National Team.

In September 2020, Schuurs was called up to the senior Netherlands squad for UEFA Nations League matches against Poland and Italy.

Furthermore, he is being pursued (again) by major European football coaches.

Jurgen Klopp of Liverpool will undoubtedly face a difficult task in obtaining Perr in future.

This comes after the club met with his parents several times to discuss allowing their son to fill the gap created by an injured

Virgil van Dijk


Whatever happens, Perr will undoubtedly have Ajax's blessing.

Perr Schuurs Personal & Love Life

Behind every accomplished footballer is a glamorous WAG, his future bride. Perr Schuurs' girlfriend is Roos Wijnands.

Both are head over heels in love, and guess what? They've known each other since they were kids and kind of grew up together, one of the Top Facts about Perr Schuurs.

She works at Wijnands Bouwmaterialen, according to her Facebook page. With a  google search for the term "Wijnands Bouwmaterialen", I discovered that it is a construction materials firm. Her parents own the corporation, which is a family business.

Roos, like Perr, his soon-to-be bride, is a blonde. She has a lovely smile and sparkly eyes, and she has matured into a stunning young lady.

Perr Schuurs' Girlfriend celebrated her seventeenth birthday in grand style in August 2017. She is 20 at the time of writing this article.

The handsome Ajax player is a few months (less than a year) older than his girlfriend, according to this. He is most likely to propose and marry her as soon as possible.

You can gain a better understanding of the Long Shot Taker by learning about his activities off the field.

When he is not playing football, he first concentrates on his education. Perr, like Kai Havertz, is committed to combining his profession and studies.

He enjoys doing fun activities with his girlfriend, friends, and family. Perr is a polite, neat, and sociable young man with a down-to-earth demeanor.

Perr Schuurs Networth & LifeStyle

The Dutch makes every effort to avoid flashy papers that feature a handful of rich houses (mansions), cars, and other luxuries, one of the Top Facts about Perr Schuurs.

Perr Schuurs' parents and girlfriend make sure he maintains a non-flashy demeanor.

Both lovers find time to enjoy life in popular seaside and tourist places.

The center-back signed a contract with Ajax in January 2018 that pays him an annual salary of 800,000 euros (730,000 pounds).

According to calculations, he earns €3,966 (£3,619) each day and €165 (£151) per hour!

This means that the ordinary man would have to work for at least 2.0 years to earn the same amount of money as Perra does in just one month.

Before joining Ajax in 2018, the Dutch defender went through the Fortuna Sittard academy.

His net worth increased to 3.5 million Euros as a result of his contract with the


giants (3.2 Million Pound).

The 21-year-old still has a lot to prove, as seen by his modest market value of 7 million euros (6.4 Million Pound).

Perr Schuurs Family

It's easy to imagine how close-knit their family is when everything revolves around winning.

We'll tell you more about Perr Schuurs' parents and the rest of his family in this part.

Perr Schuurs Parents

Her mother (Monique), as her daughter (Demi) once put it, is the family's driving force.

One of the

Top Facts about Perr Schuurs

is that his mother is a retired maze expert who used to be a puzzle champion.

Monique is currently proud to be one of the few mothers who have raised athletic children (Demi, Fleu, and Perr).

Leaving her maze of sports aside, she concentrates more on organizing everything for everyone, including laundry and other sorts of household maintenance. Lambert's wife's priority now is to maintain the family bond.

Lambert Schuurs, born on October 15, 1962, is a retired ultra-long-distance runner and handball professional with 312 international caps to his name.

He is currently the assistant coach of the Limburg Lions, a Dutch handball team.

Lambert, as the family's sports frontrunner, was responsible for ingraining a love of sports in his children and giving them the freedom to choose their own fate.

As a father and former top athlete, he has kept a close eye on all of his children's athletic endeavors to date.

Lambert enjoys managing his son's career in a straightforward manner, and he avoids making critical comments to the media.

Lambert is the type of father who lets his children handle some parts of their careers without the assistance of agencies. As he puts it:


Perr Schuurs Siblings

Demi and Fleu are like two best friends who can't be parted from for the Dutch footballer.

His two sporting sisters are his siblings. Their hearts are all pumped with the same sports blood.

Fleau Schuurs, Perr Schuurs' sister, plays professional handball for Sittard. Demi, on the other hand, is a tennis player who has previously once ranked No. 12 in the world (March 2020 stats).

She has three WTA tournaments and spends more time away from her family due to her job, which requires her to travel frequently.

Perr Schuurs Less-Known Details

Giving you a few of the facts that are probably less-known to the public to wrap up our Top Facts about Perr Schuurs.

Liverpool Story

Perr had trials in the English league in the 2018/2019 season. This was even before he joined Ajax. 

Liverpool staged a tough trial for him, bringing out Steven Gerrard from retirement to face Perr and determine his future.

Liverpool offered him a £900,000-a-year pay when he overcame Gerrard, one of the Top Facts about Perr Schuurs.

Regrettably, subsequent talks with Perr Schuurs' parents fell down. This was before Lambert and Monique made the decision for their son to join Ajax.

FIFA Ratings

Perr has impressive FIFA stats for a player his age. He is two points ahead of his countryman and teammate Ryan Gravenberch.

He is a FIFA great wunderkind who any Career Mode manager should buy based on his potential.

Perr Schuurs Religion

Perr Schuurs' surname isn't found in the Bible, Torah, or Quran, according to our study.

As a result, we've ruled out the chance that he was reared as a Christian, however, there's no evidence that he has any religious beliefs.

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