Jonathan David is a Canadian professional soccer player who now plays for LOSC Lille in France. Read more about his nationality, net worth, statistics and family.
|celebrated name||Jonathan David|
|Age||22 years old|
|Nickname||The Canadian Pearl and the Iceman|
|Birth name||Jonathan Christian David|
|Date of birth||2000-01-14|
|birth nation||United States|
|Birthplace||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Height||5 ft. 11 inch|
|Net value||€12.5 million|
Jonathan David Biography
Jonathan David was born in New York City on January 14, 2000 (age 21) of Haitian parents and moved to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, when he was three months old. He and his parents emigrated from Haiti to Canada at the age of six and lived in Ottawa. As a child, David attended the French-speaking public school École secondaire publique Louis-Riel. He attributes his success to this: “It helped to constantly have the ball at my feet when I was with Louis Riel.”
David started organized football at the age of 10 with the Gloucester Dragons SA of Ottawa. A year later, he joined Ottawa Gloucester SC, where he played for the Hornets squad until 2015. He joined Ottawa Internationals SC in 2016. David grew up not watching football in Canada or Major League Soccer. He had no ambition to play professionally in the United States. Instead, he was only engaged in playing professionally in Europe.
Jonathan David Height, weight
Jonathan David is 6 feet tall, which translates to 5 feet and 11 inches. He weighs 73 kg. He also has a well-built athletic body. His eyes are a dull brown and his hair is black. His sexual orientation is straight. His additional body measurements, such as chest size, biceps size and abdominal size, are yet to be revealed. He generally has a healthy body.
- David joined Ghent of Belgium in January 2018. On 4 August 2018, he made his professional debut against Zulte Waregem, scoring a goal in stoppage time to save a 1-1 draw. Just five days after making his league debut, David came on as a second half substitute in a third round Europa League qualifier against Jagiellonia Biaystok. He scored in the 85th minute to seal his team’s 1-0 win.
- Three days later, Jonathan David extended his scoring run by coming in as a substitute in the 71st minute, scoring two late goals to seal a 4-1 league win over Waasland-Beveren. Gent signed David through 2022 to 2022 after scoring five goals in his first five games.
- In September 2019, he extended his contract for another year, until 2023. Gent chairman Ivan de Witte said in the January 2020 transfer window that there was great interest in David from bigger teams, with an estimated worth of €20 million.
- Lille announced the signing of Jonathan David to a five-year deal on 11 August 2020. David would have cost 30 million euros, making him the most expensive Canadian transfer to date. On August 22, he made his league debut for Lille against Rennes in the Ligue 1 season opening. After a shaky start to the season, David scored his first goal for Lille against Lorient on November 22, scoring the winning goal in a 4-0 victory.
- After going scoreless in his previous seven games, David scored in extra time against Reims to tie LOSC on points with PSG top of the standings. David scored when Lille defeated Bordeaux 3-0 on February 3, 2021. David continued his hot streak, scoring his first Ligue 1 brace of his career on February 7 against Nantes. After scoring just two goals in the first half of the 2020-21 season, David’s brace was his fifth in as many games.
- On 3 April 2021, he scored the winning goal in Lille’s 1-0 away win against Paris Saint-Germain, the club’s first away win over PSG since April 1996.
- Jonathan David scored the winning goal in Lille’s 2-1 away win against Anger on 23 May. David finished his first season with 13 league goals, 11 of them after the turn of the year. This includes a late win against PSG at the Parc des Princes and a late double against Marseille, establishing himself as a crucial part of Lille’s championship chase and one of the league’s most in-form players.
- Jonathan David was discovered by Canada’s Young National Team program in 2015 after attending multiple under-15 camps, and he was frequently called up to Canada under-17 camps leading up to the 2017 CONCACAF U-17 Championship. David represented Canada in the tournament and scored a hat-trick against Suriname in the final group match. David was called up to Canada’s Under-21 roster for the 2018 Toulon tournament in May 2018.
- Tab Ramos called up David for the United States under-20 in 2018. He declined the offer to focus on his club career and represent Canada.
- On August 30, 2018, Jonathan David received his first senior call-up to Canada for a CONCACAF Nations League qualifier against the US Virgin Islands. On September 9, he made his senior debut, starting and scoring twice in an 8–0 triumph.
- On May 30, 2019, David was selected to be part of the final team for the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup. He scored a hat-trick in Canada’s 7-0 win against Cuba in the final group stage match of the tournament. Despite Canada’s loss to Haiti in the quarterfinals, David finished the tournament as the Golden Boot winner with six goals.
- David broke the record for most senior international goals scored in Canada in one year with eight in 2019, during Canada’s 6-0 win against Cuba on September 7, 2019. He was selected as the 2019 Canadian Men’s Player of the Year for his achievements .
Jonathan David’s fortune
Jonathan David’s net worth is believed to be in the $4 million range. His salary is about $120,000, and his main source of income is his football career. Jonathan David’s prosperous beginnings have given him a lavish life and flashy cars. He is one of Canada’s most influential young players.
Jonathan David is sponsored by Adidas. Nikos Mavromaras, his agent and father figure to the youngster, helped him secure the hefty settlement. Check out his Instagram account, where he often advertises their items.
Jonathan David Girlfriend, Dating
Looking at his personal life, the player focuses on his professional career. Maybe he’s dating a beautiful young woman right now, or he could be single. He has not sent images of himself to young girls on his virtual entertainment accounts. Any updates on his love life will be posted here.
Awards and Achievement
- Ligue 1: 2020-21
Championship trophy 2021
- CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019 Best XI
- CONCACAF Gold Cup Golden Boot 2019
- Top scorer Belgian First Division A for 2019-20
- Canadian Player of the Year for Men 2019
- Trophy Jean-Claude Bouvy 2019-20
- He was born to Haitian parents in Brooklyn, New York. When he was six months old, his parents moved him to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and later to Ottawa, Canada.
- When he was 10 years old, he started playing organized football with the Gloucester Dragons SA in Ottawa. Until 2015, he was a member of Ottawa Gloucester SC. He made his professional debut with Ghent in 2018.
- He was part of the Canadian U17 and U18 youth teams before being promoted to the senior national team in 2018.