Joël Matip Biography, Net Worth, Personal Life, and More

Joël Matip is one of the best centers back in the primer league, even though many football pundits awarded him as one of the best defenders in European football. This Cameroon footballer one of the most important players in Liverpool squad.

Joël Matip Biography

Joël Matip was born on 8 August 1991 in Bochum Germany, his full name Job Joël André Matip, is a professional footballer who plays as a center back for Premier League club Liverpool and the Cameroon national team.

Matip first club SC Weitmar 45, his second club VfL Bochum which he spends three years with the club before joining FC Schalke 04 and made his professional debut on 17 October 2009 with FC Schalke 04.

Matip joined Liverpool on 15 February 2016, he signed a four-year pre-contract agreement to join Liverpool on a free transfer, following the expiration of his contract with Schalke. Liverpool announces him as their official player on 1 July 2016.

Everything You Need To Know About Joël Matip

Full Name: Job Joël André Matip
Born: 8 August 1991
Height:
1.95 m
Weight:
90 kg 
Age: 28 Years Old
Country/Nationality: Cameroon
Salary in 2019: £5,200,000 (Annual Salary)
Source of Wealth: Professional Footballer (Soccer)
Girlfriend/Wife:
Larisa Stollenwek
Matip’s Awards: PFA Player of the Month (September 2019)

Joël Matip begins his international career at age 18, he represented the Cameroon national football team for the 2014 FIFA World Cup where he played twice and scored against the host team Brazil. Today, Joël Matip is an important player both for his club Liverpool and for the Cameroon national team.

Net Worth

With Liverpool, Joel Matip has an annual salary of £5,200,000, which means he receives a £100,000 from the club, with that nice pounds number, for sure Matip a wealthy footballer. As of 2019, his total net worth estimated to be around $3.4 Million.

Personal Life

Matip has dual citizenship, Germany and Cameroon, his mother Eva-Maria Matip is German and his father Jean Matip is a former Cameroon footballer. Matip younger brother Marvin Matip also a footballer. Matip engaged long-time girlfriend and sweetheart, Larisa Stollenwek, Did You Know, Joel Matip proposes his girlfriend after Liverpool eliminate Barcelona.