Memphis Depay was named the “Best Young Player” in the world in 2015 by France Football. The Dutch youngster’s personal life story is quite interesting. Here are the top 4 things you didn’t know about Memphis Depay’s personal life.
4. He refused to put his father’s name on his back
Depay was born in 1994 to a Ghanaian father, Dennis Depay, and a Dutch mother, Cora Schensema. When Depay was four, the relationship between his parents fell apart and his father walked out on the family. For that reason, Memphis does not like his father and refused to put the name ‘Depay’ on his shirt.
He father said: “I saw him on Youtube talking about his dad, saying he didn’t want to put my name on his back. It made me feel terrible. I would like to be back in touch with him. I miss him so much.”
3. He once dated Chris Brown’s ex-girlfriend
Memphis once dated American personality Karrueche Tientrese Tran, famous for being Chris Brown’s on-and-off girlfriend between 2009 and 2015. The Dutch youngster suffered the same on-and-off love life and decided to break it up.
2. Memphis is reportedly engaged to Lori Harvey
In June 2017, it was announced on social media that Depay was engaged to Lori Harvey. She is the youngest daughter of American television personality Steve Harvey. Lori became the reason why Memphis started enjoying the delights of California every holiday.