Georginio Wijnaldum

Wijnaldum in 2014, photo by Celso Pupo/

Place of Birth: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Date of Birth: 11 November, 1990

Ethnicity: Surinamese [African]

Georginio Wijnaldum, full name Georginio Gregion Emile Wijnaldum, is a Dutch professional footballer. He plays as a midfielder for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Netherlands national team. He has also played for Feyenoord, PSV, Newcastle United, Liverpool, and Roma.

His parents are of Surinamese origin. His brother, Giliano Wijnaldum, and half-brother, Rajiv van La Parra, are also professional footballers. Once known as Georginio Boateng, he took his mother’s name Wijnaldum after his parents’ divorce.

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