March 30, 2023

Luis Sinisterra- Career Profile and Personal Life

Luis Sinisterra- Career Profile and Personal Life

Luis Sinisterra was born on 17th June 1999 in the beautiful city of Santander de Quilichao in Colombia. This new Colombian professional footballer plays for Leeds United and Colombia’s national team and has previously played for Feyenoord. He plays in the winger position. 

In this article, we will deep dive into every detail about Luis Sinisterra: his salary, dating life and career trajectory. Read along and find out more!


Being a June baby, Luis is a Gemini, which certainly speaks volumes about his adaptable, outgoing, playful and intellectual nature. His birth name was is Luis Fernando Sinisterra Lucumí, and his nickname is Sini. He holds a Colombian nationality, with a Colombian-Black ethnicity. His height is 5ft 8 inch (180cm) and weighs 60kg with an athletic body type. His jersey number is #7. He owns an Audi Q3 and currently lives in Leeds, United Kingdom.


He started his football career with the Colombian side Once Caldas was the pioneer in the team. On July 8, 2018, Sinisterra finalised a transfer to the Dutch team Feyenoord for €2 million. On 8th August 2018, he debuted for Feyenoord in the Eredivisie going against De Graafschapon. On August 8, 2019, during the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League, he scored his first goal as a senior for Feyenoord against Dinamo Tbilisi.

Sinisterra’s first international debut was against Algeria on 15th October 2019. In the UEFA Conference League qualifying round, Sinisterra’s first Feyenoord hat-trick against Swedish team Elfsborg helped the Dutch team to a 5-0 victory. He helped his team win 3-2 against Marseille on April 28, 2022, in the UEFA Europa Conference League semi-final with goals and assists. Following a 0-0 stalemate in the second leg, Feyenoord advanced to the final based on the overall score. 

With 23 goals in all competitions, Sinisterra finished the 2021/22 season as both the UEFA Europa Conference League Young Player of the Season and a member of the UEFA Europa Conference League Team of the Season.

He joined Leeds United from Feyenoord in July 2022 with a five-year contract for £21 million.

Internationally, On October 15, 2019, Sinisterra made his national team debut for Colombia in a friendly match against Algeria, in which Colombia lost 3-0.

Awards and Achievements


He won the UEFA Europa Conference League runner-up in 2021–22. 


He won the UEFA Europa Conference League Team of the Season title in 2021–22. He also won the UEFA Europa Conference League Young Player of the Season title in 2021–22.

Dating Life

He is single as of today and hasn’t been known to be in any relationships so far. He believes in focusing on his career and puts his goals above any other love interests in life. This is why he has never been engaged and has not dated a lot. His sexual orientation has been confirmed to be straight. 

Net Worth

His net worth stands between $1 Million – $5 Million. Accordingly, it takes an average person at least 4.2 years of work to make what Sini makes in just one. He currently only relies on income from his football career and doesn’t do any brand endorsements. 

The former Feyenoord winger’s net worth will increase to €7,000,000 (£5,900,000) after signing a long-term contract with Leeds United of the Premier League. For the Colombian’s signature, the Peacocks paid €25,000,000 (£21,300,000), about equivalent to his market value.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is Luis Sinisterra injured?

Yes, in Nov 2022, the Leeds winger, Luis Sinesterra had a major injury, called the Rare foot injury sidelines. As per specialists, it is supposed to be a Lisfranc injury.

2. Who does Luis Sinisterra play for?

Luis Siniterra plays for Leeds United and the Colombian National team. 

3. What league is Sinisterra in?

Luis Sinisterra of Leeds United has participated in the majority of the team’s 2022–2023 Premier League fixtures, making 10 appearances and accruing 477 minutes of playing time. Throughout their 19 games, he has started six of these outings and entered as a substitute four times.

4. Is Luis Sinisterra left-footed?

No, Sinisterra is a left winger with a right foot, and while he enjoys playing wide, when he has the ball at his feet, he drives toward the box in an effort to create shooting opportunities.

5. What are Luis Sinesterra’s football ratings?

Luis Sinisterra’s rating is 80. His position is LM, and he has 85 potential. He is an English Premier League player for Leeds United and is a 23-year-old Colombian. Luis Sinisterra’s work rates are High/High, he has 4 skill movements, and 4 weak foot moves, and he is right-footed in FIFA 23.

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