Lina Hurtig: Soccer, Married, Lesbian, Interview & Net Worth

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Lina Hurtig is married to her beloved wife, Lisa Lantz. In the world of sports, women’s sports are generally neglected or overshadowed by their counterparts.

But amidst all that, few women athletes shine through all that for various reasons. Lina Hurtig is one of them.

Today, this article will be focused on Lina Hurtig. She is a professional Swedish soccer player who serves as a forward for the English Women’s Super League club Arsenal and the Sweden women’s national team.

Lina Hurtig age
Lina Hurtig, Swedish professional soccer player

Lina made the headlines in 2019 by marrying her girlfriend, Lisa Lantz. There are many things we don’t know about her.

Hence, here we will disclose information on her career, income, marriage, childhood, etc. Make sure to read till the end to know more.

Quick Facts

Full Name Lina Mona Andrea Hurtig
Birth Date September 5, 1995
Birth Place Avesta, Sweden
Known as  Lina Hurtig
Religion Unknown
Nationality Swedish
Ethnicity White
University N/A
School N/A
Horoscope Virgo
Father’s Name N/A
Mother’s Name  N/A
Siblings  Not Mentioned
Age 28 Years Old
Height 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm)
Weight 55 kgs (121 lbs)
Build Athletic
Eye color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Profession Professional Soccer Player
Active years 2011-present
Position Midfielder
Current teams Serie A club Juventus
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Marital Status Married
Wife Lisa Lantz
Net Worth $2 Million
Merch  Jersey, Paperback of Lisa Lantz
Last Update June 2024

Who is Lina Hurtig? What is her nationality?

Lina Hurtig, the renowned Swedish soccer player, hails from the town of Avesta in Sweden.

However, beyond her impressive career, she has chosen to keep her personal life quite private, and details about her family, including the names of her parents and any potential siblings, remain undisclosed.

Regarding her nationality, Hurtig proudly identifies as Swedish, while her ethnic background is Caucasian.

As for her educational journey and academic accomplishments, specific information about these aspects remains unknown, adding an air of mystery to her already captivating persona.

Is Lina Hurtig married? Who is her partner?

Lina Hurtig, the celebrated soccer star, is known not only for her sporting prowess but also for being open about her love life, particularly her relationship with Lisa Lantz.

Lisa Lantz, like Lina, is a professional soccer player. Lisa has had a successful career, having played for other teams like Sundsvalls DFF, Bälinge IF, Umeå Södra FF, and Umeå IK.

The couple’s love story blossomed, and they decided to take their relationship to the next level by getting married on August 16, 2019.

Despite an eight-year age difference, their love for each other knows no bounds.

Lina Hurtig and Lisa Lantz
Lina Hurtig and Lisa Lantz

They first met in 2017, likely around the time when Lina joined the team, and since then, they have achieved remarkable milestones together, including winning the 2017 UEFA Women’s Champions League.

Coming out as a couple garnered immense support from their fans, which pleasantly surprised Lisa.

Initially, the couple did not plan to have children so early into their marriage.

However, in March, they announced that they were expecting their first child. Lina shared the delightful news on social media, giving their fans a glimpse into their happiness.

In June 2021, they welcomed their precious baby girl, marking a new chapter in their love-filled journey.

Pride Month and Being role models

In the LGBTQ+ community, it is essential to have a role model in their lives.

Considered different by the people is already a daunting task to deal with, and they have no support or role model to make it even harder.

In an interview with Vavel, the couple expressed their opinion about having a role model and being one at that.

Lina was the first to respond,

“I don’t see myself as a role model. I have a hard time even see it like we’re standing up for something since I don’t think about it that way. We are just being ourselves and it feels weird to be a role model just by being myself.”

Following this was the reply from Lisa. And she states,

“A role model for me is every single person that dares to be themselves and live their lives as they want. I admire people who do just that. That’s a true role model for me and if I am a role model, that’s how I want us to be looked at.”

Despite thinking they are no role model material, we can be sure that many youths, especially players, look them up as their role models.

Professional Life

Lina Hurtig’s journey in professional soccer began at an early age, as she stepped onto the field at just 15 years old.

In 2011, she showcased her talent playing for Gustafs GoIF in the Norrettan league, impressively scoring 14 goals and providing four assists in 20 games.

Her remarkable performances caught the attention of top-tier clubs, and both LdB FC Malmo and Umea IK sought to recruit her.

Ultimately, she joined Umea IK for a brief training stint before officially playing for the team for four years, from 2012 to 2016.

In pursuit of new challenges, Lina then made a transfer to the league champions, Linkopings FC, signing a two-year contract.

Wearing her iconic number 9 jersey, she has been an influential midfielder for the club while also representing the Swedish national team.

Lina’s national team involvement began in her youth, notably featuring in the 2012 U-19 European Championship.

Her talent didn’t go unnoticed by the senior squad coach, Pia Sundhage, who invited her to a training camp at Boson in December 2012.

Lina Hurtig inside the field
Lina Hurtig inside the field.

Despite being a contender for the UEFA Women’s Euro 2013, Lina narrowly missed making the final selection.

Her skills and game level have earned her praise from various players and coaches alike. Sundhage hailed her as a “potentially world-class player” after a notable performance in the final pre-tournament match against Norway.

In 2019, Lina represented Sweden at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, where she scored her first goal of the tournament in a match against Thailand. Throughout her journey, her wife, Lisa, has been a constant source of support, cheering her on as her biggest fan.

Currently, the couple is working together to elevate their club, Linkopings FC, in the league standings, aiming to build upon their 5th-place finish from the previous season. With Lina’s remarkable talent and dedication, the future looks bright for both her and her team.

Summary Stats

2021-2022 MP Min Gls Ast
Serie A 9 532 1 3
Champions Lg 4 283 1 0

How old is Lina Hurtig? Age and Body Measurements

Being a professional footballer, there is no way Lina lacks in terms of physicality. From early childhood, Hurtig has trained herself and developed a robust physique.

Likewise, Lina stands at 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm) and weighs around 55 kg (121 lbs). Apart from this, her exact body measurements are not for the public to know.

With all the experience and skills on hand, it is hard to believe that Lina is 24 years old.

This talented Swedish player was born in 1995, and she celebrates her birthday on September 5. Also, her sun sign is Virgo.

As per the record, the people under this sign are known to be skilled, smart, and even perfectionists.

How much does Lina Hurtig earn in a year? Net Worth and Income

As a successful footballer, Lina Hurtig has amassed a net worth of $2 million.

Lina has been professionally active since 2011, has played in a few more clubs, and is a part of the national team.

However, the Swedish football player has yet to disclose her income and salary. But there is no hiding that she makes most of her earnings from brand endorsements.

Not to mention, Lina usually promotes football accessories from sports brands like Puma.

Some FAQs:

What is Lina Hurtig’s child’s name?

Sadly, Lina Hurtig has not spilled much when it comes to her child that much. So anything regarding her child’s name is kept a secret. However, one thing is known Lina Hurtig’s daughter was born on June 11, 2021.

Where does Lina Hurtig currently play?

Lina Hurtig currently plays for the professional football club Serie A club Juventus.

What position does Lina Hurtig play?

Lina Hurtig plays in the forward position at the professional level.

Kriti is a senior content writer and editor for biography, news, and gossips. She has previously worked for TVShowStars under the alias "Kira." Besides being an avid reader and anime fan, she loves perusing through YouTube/Spotify and discovering Indie bands.

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