Kik Pierie

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Kik Pierie
Personal information
Full name Kik Pierie
Date of birth (2000-07-20) 20 July 2000 (age 18)
Place of birth Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre-back
Club information
Current team
SC Heerenveen
Number 5
Youth career
SC Heerenveen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– SC Heerenveen 58 (2)
National team
2015 Netherlands U15 3 (0)
2015–2016 Netherlands U16 9 (0)
2016–2017 Netherlands U17 14 (0)
2017– Netherlands U19 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:12, 17 April 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 October 2017

Kik Pierie (born 20 July 2000) is an American-born Dutch professional footballer who plays as centre-back for SC Heerenveen in the Eredivisie.

Club career[edit]

In April 2019, it was announced Pierie would join AFC Ajax in summer 2019 having agreed a five-year contract. The transfer fee paid to SC Heerenveen was reported as at least €4 million.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

His father is former Dutch field hockey player Jean-Pierre Pierie, currently professor of Endoscopic Surgery at University Medical Center Groningen. When Kik was born, Jean-Pierre worked at the Harvard Medical School.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pierie tekent voor vijf seizoenen bij Ajax". AD.nl (in Dutch). Allgemeen Dagblad. 17 April 2019. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Ajax betaalt miljoenen aan sc Heerenveen en haalt Kik Pierie". Goal (in Dutch). 17 April 2019. Retrieved 17 April 2019.

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