Who Is Pino Batshuayi? Father Of Michy Batshuayi

by Manisha Mon Oct 17 2022 Updated On Tue Nov 01 2022

Pino Batshuayi is the father of Belgium footballer Michy Batshuayi who plays for Super Lig club Fenerbahce and the national team of Belgium

Pino is married to Leya Iseka. He is of African descent

They were from the Democratic Republic of Congo but migrated to Belgium

His younger son Aaron Leya Iseka is also a footballer.

Pino Batshuayi Single Picture
Pino Batshuayi Single Picture Source: Lifebogger

Michy was taken to court by his ex-lover

Back in 2020, Michy had to face some legal trouble. He shares a daughter with his ex-girlfriend Gitte Van Der Elst.

After their separation, he was ordered to pay monthly sums to his ex-girlfriend for the child's upkeep. 

Gitte accused him that he had failed to make two maintenance payments. 

Later his lawyer proved that they had missed only one payment which was due to miscommunication with the staff, and other payments were made on time.


Michy is 29 years old. He is 1.84m tall. He weighs around 74 kg.

Net worth

His net worth is estimated to be 27.5 million euros. 

He has managed to earn a fortune from his career as a professional footballer.

Michy's thoughts on joining Crystal Palace

Michy joined Premier League club Crystal Palace on loan in 2019 until the end of the 2018/19 season. 

He said he was very happy to be in London and back in the Premier League. 

He said he was happy the club called him back into the Premier league. 

Michy said that although he was linked to many club Crystal Palace wanted him before Chelsea, and he wanted to respect their decision and liked the club. 

He said it was the best time to join the club. He said he wanted to perform his best for the club and was eager to score a goal for the team.

Michy again joined Crystal Palace

In 2020 Michy was again back to Crystal Palace for his second loan. 

He said he was excited to meet his teammate again and pleased to be back in the club. 

He said that the club feels like home to him, and he said he wanted to do his best until the end of the season. 

He said he was in contact with his team even though he missed the last season. 

He said the coach was also very nice, and he was happy to work under him again. 

He said coming to Crystal Palace was his best decision because he knows the team well as he played before with the club and was aware of how the club works. 

He added he was looking forward to winning as many games as possible with the club and fulfilling his job to help the club achieve its target. 

He said he was very happy to play for Palace again and thanked the fans for their messages and support. 

Did Michy sleep in a BVB shirt?

In an interview, Michy admitted that he used to sleep with a Borussia Dortmund jersey

He said he wanted to post that photo on his social media, but he couldn’t, as he was playing for Chelsea at that time. 

He said two-three years back when he used to play FIFA on his PlayStation, and he used to buy a Dortmund kit. 

He said his team was always yellow and black for many years. 

He shared that his friends who used to play FIFA with him at that time called him and said that he used to choose the Dortmund kit, and now he was playing for the one. 

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