Radja Nainggolan Age, Wiki, Height, Wife, Family, Biography, Net worth, Salary & More

Radja Nainggolan Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family (Girlfriend, Wife), Career, Contact, Records, Net Worth, Salary, Jersey Number, Playing Position & More

Radja Nainggolan is a Belgium professional football player who plays for the Belgiam First Division A club Antwerp as the best midfielder. He is also known as “Ninja”, which is a nickname of Radja.

Real NameRadja Nainggolan
ProfessionBelgiam Football player
Date of Birth4th May 1988
Age (as in 2021)33 years old
Zodiac SignTaurus
Birth PlaceAntwerp, Belgium
FamilyFather: Marius Nainggolan
Mother: Lizi Bogaerts Nainggolan
Siblings: Riana Nainggolan (Sister)
Home TownAntwerp, Belgium

Birth & Early Life

Radja Nainggolan was born on 4th May 1988 in Antwerp the city of Belgium. Radja was raised along with his 3 half-brothers and 1 twin sister. his father is an Indonesian of Batak background and a member of the Batak Christian Protestant Church. When Radja was young, his father had abandoned the family.

In 2010, Radja’s mother died. After her death, Radja tattooed two large wings with his mother’s birth date and death date on his back. he grew up in Roman Catholic and He can speak many languages like Dutch, English, French, and Italian fluently.

He started playing football from a very young age, along with his sister, at a small club in his hometown, Tubantia Bourgehout.

Education and more

SchoolNot known
CollegeNot known
QualificationNot known
AwardsNot known


Radja Nainggolan actual football career started from age of 10. At the very young age, he moved to a team in the Belgian top flight, the team was Germinal Bearshot. He remained until 2005 in that team. His excellent game was noted by Alessandro Beltrami and he was included in the Italian Serie B club Piacenza. On 28 May 2006, he made his first senior debut during a home defeat to Arezzoduring.

On 27 January 2010, Nainggolan moved to Cagliari, he played three season as an undisputed first-choice for Cagliari. His excellent performance earned him special popularity among his fans. Which put him in the top 11 list, making him the best player in the history of the Sardinian club.

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On 7 January 2014, Nainggolan was promoted to fellow league team Roma for a fee of €3 million. After playing one campaign, Nainggolan signed a permanent deal with Roma for €9 million in 2015 and then on 6 July of the following year Nainggolan renewed his contract until June 2020.

After that he played for many clubs. Similarly he signed with Inter Milan on 26 June 2018 for the next 4 years i.e. until June 2022 at a price of €38 million. But Inter Milan and Nainggolan mutually terminated the contract with the club on 10 August 2021.

Only four days after terminating his contract with the Inter Milan club, Nainggolan signed a two-year deal with Royal Antwerp FC.

Intenational Career

Due to his father’s citizenship, Nainggolan was eligible to play for both the Indonesia and Belgium teams, but chose to play for his nation, the Belgium. He was part of the 2007–09 team that participated in the International Challenge Trophy final, and won the tournament by the under-23 team.

Nainggolan received their first senior cap on 29 May 2009 during the Kirin Cup against Chile. He could not do anything special with his national team Belgium and that is why he got less opportunities to play. When he was not selected for Belgium’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers, he decided to retire from international football, which was announced on 26 August 2017.

Although he was selected by new manager Roberto Martínez for matches against Mexico and Japan in November, he was dropped again due to injury. After that
On 21 May 2018, Nainggolan retired from the international scene when he was once again not selected for the upcoming World Cup in Russia.

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International Debut2007–09 International Challenge Trophy Under-23
National TeamBelgium
ClubCagliari & Roma, Antwerp FC
Other MedalN/A
Best RecordN/A
Jersey Number#18, #4
Coach/MentorNot Known

Personal Life & More

His Zodiac sign isTaurus. He is married and his wife’s name is Claudia Nainggolan Lai and They blessed with a daughter named Aysha Nainggolan. Hazard holds a net worth of ‎$14.96M approx.’His sister Riana Nainggolan also play football as professional. Radja’s mother is Belgian by origin.

Marital StatusMarried
Wife NameClaudia Nainggolan Lai
ChildrenDaughter: Aysha Nainggolan
Net worth$14.96 M
SalaryNot Available

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)5 ft 9 in
Weight (approx.)80kg
Hair ColourBrown
Eye ColourBlack

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Some Important Facts About Radja Nainggolan

  1. Radja Nainggolan, a Belgian with Indonesian roots, is undoubtedly a fashionable man.
  2. He is very famous not only for his game on the field but also for his extraordinary looks and innumerable tattoos all over his body.
  3. Radja was very young, his father had abandoned the family.
  4. His nickname is Ninja.
  5. Radja playing position is a midfilder on football ground.
  6. His twin sister also plays for AS Roma’s women football just like Radja.
  7. The Italian police has also filed a complaint against Radha Nainggolan for abusing, threats and violence against his wife.

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