Romeo Lavia is a Belgian professional footballer who is best known for playing as a midfielder for Premier League club Southampton F.C and the Belgium under-19 national team. He stated that his inspirations are Barcelona player Sergio Busquets and his Man City teammate Fernandinho. At a local international youth tournament for players under the age of 15, he got noticed for the first time by Pep Guardiola. He made his official first-team debut at 17 years old on 21st September 2021, in the third round of the 2021-2022 EFL Cup against Wycombe Wanderers. Lavia is also active in social media as he has gained more than 57.2K followers on his Instagram account.
Romeo Lavia Famous For
- He is a Belgian professional footballer.
- He is best known for playing as a midfielder for Premier League club Southampton F.C and the Belgium under-19 national team.
Whaere was Romeo Lavia born?
Romeo Lavia was born on 6th January 2004 in Brussels, Belgium. He is of Belgian nationality and he came from a mixed ethnic background. Similarly, his religion is Christian and his race is black. Lavia celebrated his 18th birthday in 2022 and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Capricorn. He has not shared any details regarding his family members.
Romeo Lavia Football Career
- Romeo Lavia conceived his football career being a youth product of the Belgian club Anderlecht as he arrived at eight years old at their training center in Neerpede nearby Brussels.
- Lavia left Anderlecht at the age of sixteen in the summer of 2020 for Manchester City where he signed his first professional contract and joined the U18 where he quickly stood out.
- Then he was already promoted to the U23 in November that year after only eleven appearances.
Together with the EDS team the Belgian youngster won the Premier League 2 championship in April 2021 and was voted player of the season.
- He began training with the first team starting in the summer of 2021 and earned a selection into a squad of the Citizens that played the 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League.
- He made his official first-team debut at 17 years old on 21st September 2021, in the third round of the 2021-2022 EFL Cup against Wycombe Wanderers. He got a yellow card.
- Romeo played one official game for the Belgium U15 youth team and also one for the Belgium U16 in which he scored once in 2019. He has since played a lot of friendlies in which he’s often team captain.
Awards and Achievements
- U23 Champion, 2020-2021 “Premier League 2”
- Manchester City U23 on 01/01/2021 From Man City U18
Is Romeo Lavia dating?
Romeo Lavia is an unmarried man. He is very young he is not ready for any relationship at the moment. He has not been in any relationship until now and is single at the present time. Despite his young age, Lavia has a huge fan following and many people love him. Concerning his sexual orientation, he is straight.
How much is Romeo Lavia’s worth?
Romeo Lavia has a net worth of $500,000 as of 2022. He also earns a fine amount of salary which is around £296,400 per year. He has reached great heights in his career already and he still has a lot more to do. Lavia’s current market value is €2.00m which is also his highest market value as of 15th June 2022. His major source of income is his football career and he is sincere in his work.
How tall is Romeo Lavia?
Romeo Lavia is 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) tall and his body weighs around 70 kg. He has black hair and dark brown eyes color. Besides, his body build type is athletic.