Jan Vertonghen

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Jan Vertonghen
Jan Vertonghen Belgium.jpg
Vertonghen with Belgium at the 2018 World Cup
Personal information
Full name Jan Bert Lieve Vertonghen[1]
Date of birth (1987-04-24) 24 April 1987 (age 35)[2]
Place of birth Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)[3]
Position(s) Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Benfica
Number 5
Youth career
1997–2000 VK Tielrode
2000–2003 Germinal Beerschot
2003–2006 Ajax
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2012 Ajax 155 (23)
2006–2007RKC Waalwijk (loan) 12 (3)
2012–2020 Tottenham Hotspur 232 (6)
2020– Benfica 25 (0)
National team
2002 Belgium U16 6 (1)
2006–2009 Belgium U21 23 (0)
2007– Belgium 126 (9)
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 April 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 March 2021

Jan Bert Lieve Vertonghen (born 24 April 1987) is a Belgian football player. He plays as a centre-back for Benfica and the Belgium national team.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Vol beloften: Jan Vertonghen" [Full of promises: Jan Vertonghen] (in Dutch). AFC Ajax. 25 October 2005. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014.
  2. "FIFA World Cup Russia 2018: List of players: Belgium" (PDF). FIFA. 15 July 2018. p. 3. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 July 2018. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  3. "J. Vertonghen: Summary". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 10 June 2018.