Ajax and Matthijs de Ligt was reached an agreement to extend his contract which had been effective unitl June 30, 2019. The new agreement goes into effect retroactively as of August 12, 2017, and is valid until June 30, 2012.
De Ligt was born on August 12, 1999, in Leiderdrop. The defender has been playing in Ajax’s youth academy since 2009. He made his debut in the first team on September 21, 2016, during the Ajax – Willem II (5-0) cup game. The international has played in 28 official games to date in Ajax’s first team, scoring three points.