Awarded as the best player of the AEGON Future Cup (U17) - 2015.
Awarded as the best player of the Copa Amsterdam (U19) - 2015.
Elected as Biggest Talent of Ajax youth academy 'de Toekomst' - 2016.
Youngest starting player of a Dutch club in an European competition.
In his league debut for Ajax Amsterdam, he scored a goal and was, after Clarence Seedorf, the second youngest Ajax scorer.
First minor player who entered the game as a Dutch captain in Dutch professional football.
The youngest player ever in a UEFA European club final.
Youngest debutant of the Dutch national team since 1945.
The youngest captain in the history of Ajax Amsterdam.
Amsterdam talent of the year - 2017.
Winner of the Johan Cruijff Prize - 2018.
Winner of the "Golden Boy" Award - 2018.
The youngest captain in the knock-out phase of the Champions League on 19 and 186 days.
Matthijs de Ligt is the brother of Wouter de Ligt (FC Abcoude).