John Souttar Family and Parents – John Souttar is a Scottish professional footballer who plays for Heart of Midlothian know all about him in this Blog.
John Souttar Biography
|Birthdate||25 September 1996|
|Age (as of 2022)||25 years|
|Place of Birth||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Mother||Name not Known|
|Father||Name not Known|
|Profession||Scottish soccer player|
John Souttar is a Scottish professional footballer who plays for Heart of Midlothian in the Scottish Premiership, and for the Scotland national team. He previously played for Dundee United before joining Hearts in February 2016. He is due to join Rangers once his contract with Hearts runs out at the end of the 2021–22 season.
Initially known as a central defender, Souttar was converted to play as a defensive midfielder towards the end of his stay at Dundee United, however he has more recently been deployed as a centre back for Hearts.
John Souttar Family, Parents
Souttar was born in Aberdeen on 25 September 1996 to parents Jack and Heather. His father had previously been a professional footballer, with Brechin City. His mother’s side of the family hails from Australia.Growing up in the village of Luthermuir, Aberdeenshire, Souttar attended Luthermuir Primary and then Mearns Academy in nearby Laurencekirk.
In 2002, Souttar began to play for Brechin City Boys Club (later Brechin City Youths), where he was coached by his father in a successful team also containing Ryan Gauld and Euan Spark. The trio also developed their skills at coaching schools run in Dundee by Ian Cathro, before joining Dundee United’s youth system in 2006 at the age of nine.Souttar has a younger brother, Harry, who plays for Stoke City and is an Australian international.
John Souttar Wife, Is John Souttar Married
John Souttar announced on social media that he is getting married to his girlfriend’s Kayleigh.Souttar raised the question during their holiday in Newyork.Souttar also posted a photo on Instagram, enjoying a boat ride in Central Park with Kayleigh.
John Souttar Net Worth
John Souttar is a Scottish professional footballer has an estimated Net Worth around $5 Million in 2022.He has made such an amount of wealth from his primary career as a Soccer Player.
After progressing through the various youth team levels at Dundee United, Souttar signed a professional contract in July 2012 and became a member of the club’s under-20 development squad.After just four months in the development team, injuries and suspensions led to Souttar making his first team debut on 2 January 2013, playing in central defence from the start in a 2–2 draw with Aberdeen at Pittodrie Stadium.Aged 16 years and 99 days, he became the youngest ever player to play for Dundee United.
On 24 January 2013, Souttar signed a contract extension keeping him at the club until January 2016.Still aged 16, Souttar returned to the first team in April 2013 following an injury to Brian McLean and started regularly for the remainder of the season, playing against Celtic in a 4–3 Scottish Cup semi-final defeat on 14 April 2013 at Hampden Park.
Souttar’s form began to attract the attention of other clubs, with English Premier League team Sunderland having a bid of £600,000 accepted by Dundee United in October 2013.After speaking to Sunderland officials, Souttar decided to turn down the transfer.
On 4 November 2013, Souttar signed another extension to his contract, keeping him at Dundee United until May 2016.Souttar continued to play regularly in central defence throughout the 2013–14 season and scored his first goal for the club in a Scottish Premiership match against Aberdeen on 1 January 2014.
Souttar has represented Scotland at under-17 level,making his debut on 28 August 2012, in a 0–0 draw against Belgium.In May 2013, Souttar made his debut for the Scotland under-19 team, against England.Alex McLeish called Souttar into the senior Scotland squad for the first time in May 2018,but he was forced to withdraw due to hip and hamstring injuries.
In August 2018, Souttar’s manager at Hearts, Craig Levein, suggested that Souttar may be called up for Australia if not selected for Scotland. Souttar later admitted he had not considered playing for Australia or been contacted by Football Federation Australia, and that he was unaware Levein was going to make the suggestion.