Lucas Digne Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 May, 2018
Facts of Lucas Digne
Date of Birth: 1993 , July-20
Age: 26 years old
Birth Nation: France
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Lucas Digne
Nationality French
Birth Place/City Meaux, France
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession Player
Affair with  Tiziri Digne
Girlfriend  Tiziri Digne
Married to  Tiziri Digne
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The aggressive, physical, and hard-tackling left-back, Lucas Digne has represented his country France at the U16, U17, and U18 levels, winning the U20 World Cup in 2013. The footballer plays for Spanish Giant Barcelona and France national team. He made his full international debut in 2014 representing France at 2014 FIFA World Cup and helped the team to reach the final. Prior to joining BARCA, he played for Lille, Paris Saint-Germain, and Roma. 

Lucas Digne's Early Life and Career 

Lucas Digne was born on 20 July 1993 in a French town of Meaux to French parents. He was raised up in his hometown Meaux along with his families. He belongs to French nationality and regarding his ethnicity, he is Caucasian. 

Digne started to practice football in 1999 and played for Mareuil-sur-Ourcq youth team until 2002. He later made his way to Crépy-en-Valois academy. His time in the club laid the foundation for his future.

Lucas Digne's Professional Career 

After Lucas Digne actively honed his skills in order to develop his defender’s potential, he signed his first professional contract with French club Lille for a three-year on 27 July 2010. He played his first game for the club in a 6–1 victory over Sedan in the Coupe de la Ligue. 

On 17 July 2013, Digne made his transfer to Paris Saint-Germain signing a five-year contract for a reported fee of €15 million ($17,744,235). After playing for a couple of years for the club, he joined Italian Seria A club Roma on a season-long loan for €2.5 million ($2,956,662.50). 

CAPTION: Lucas Digne is a professional footballer. SOURCE: Goal.com

On 13 July 2016, Digne agreed to sign with Spanish club FC Barcelona signing a five-year contract for a fee of €16.5 million ($18,595,872.60). He made his debut for the club in a 0–2 win against Sevilla in the 2016 Supercopa de España first leg. 

International Career 

From 2008 Digne has played at every youth level for his nation as well as won the U20 World Cup in 2013. He also made an appearance for France national football team at the 2014 World Cup and 2016 European Championship. 

There are also speculations that Lucas will be listed in the France National Team for this year's World Cup in Russia. Manager Didier Deschamps is known for giving young players chance to show their potential.

Lucas Digne's Net Worth and Salary 

Lucas Digne estimated net worth made by the various online source is believed to be more than $5 million and as of 2013, his estimated salary was around 3 million EUR ($3,541,557). 

The footballer is currently playing for the top-flighted club Barcelona. With Roma, he signed a contract of €16.5 million ($18,595,872.60) in 2015. 

Lucas Digne's Personal Life 

Digne is a married man who tied the knots with his girlfriend Tiziri Digne on December 27, 2014. As per their social media, the couple started dating in the year 2009 and got engaged in 2012. 

CAPTION: Lucas Digne and his wife SOURCE: Twitter

It's been around a decade and the couple's relationship is going stronger than ever. His wife worked at the Parisian company, Reservoir Prod as a community manager. 

Digne is also active on social media including Instagram and also on Twitter where he has garnered millions of followers. 

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