Mousa Dembele

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Mousa Dembélé
Dembélé with Belgium at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Mousa Sidi Yaya Dembélé
Date of birth (1987-07-16) 16 July 1987 (age 36)[1]
Place of birth Antwerp, Belgium
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[2]
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
2003–2004 Germinal Beerschot
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Germinal Beerschot 20 (1)
2005–2006 Willem II 33 (9)
2006–2010 AZ 118 (24)
2010–2012 Fulham 62 (5)
2012–2019 Tottenham Hotspur 181 (7)
2019–2022 Guangzhou City 45 (1)
Total 451 (47)
National team
2002–2003 Belgium U16 3 (0)
2003–2004 Belgium U17 6 (1)
2004 Belgium U18 1 (1)
2004–2006 Belgium U19 12 (3)
2006–2018 Belgium 82 (5)
Honours
Men's football
Representing  Belgium
FIFA World Cup
Third place 2018
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:01, 31 December 2020 (UTC)

Mousa Dembele (born 16 July 1987) is a Belgian former professional football player. He was a winger. He made over 400 league appearances over an 18-year career.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of match played 27 September 2023[3]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National cup[a] League cup[b] Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Germinal Beerschot 2003–04 BFD 1 0 0 0 1 0
2004–05 19 1 3 1 22 2
Total 20 1 3 1 23 2
Willem II 2005–06 Eredivisie 33 9 1 0 2[c] 0 3[d] 1 39 10
AZ 2006–07 33 6 5 4 12[c] 4 2[e] 0 52 14
2007–08 33 4 1 0 6[c] 1 40 5
2008–09 23 10 3 2 2[e] 0 28 12
2009–10 29 4 1 2 6[f] 0 4[g] 0 40 6
Total 118 24 10 8 24 5 8 0 160 37
Fulham 2010–11 Premier League 24 3 2 1 2 1 28 5
2011–12 36 2 1 0 1 0 7[h] 0 45 2
2012–13 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total 62 5 3 1 3 1 7[h] 0 75 7
Tottenham Hotspur 2012–13 Premier League 30 1 2 0 0 0 10[h] 1 42 2
2013–14 28 1 1 0 3 0 9[h] 1 41 2
2014–15 26 1 2 0 5 0 7[h] 0 40 1
2015–16 29 3 2 0 0 0 4[h] 1 35 4
2016–17 30 1 3 0 0 0 6[i] 0 39 1
2017–18 28 0 4 0 2 0 6[f] 0 40 0
2018–19 10 0 0 0 1 0 2[f] 0 13 0
Total 181 7 14 0 11 0 44 3 250 10
Guangzhou City 2019 CSL 26 1 0 0 26 1
2020 11 0 0 0 11 0
2021 8 0 0 0 8 0
Total 45 1 0 0 45 1
Career total 459 47 31 10 14 1 77 8 11 1 592 67
  1. Includes Belgian Cup, KNVB Cup, FA Cup, Chinese FA Cup
  2. Includes Football League Cup
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Appearances in UEFA Cup
  4. Appearances in Eredivisie relegation play-offs
  5. 5.0 5.1 Appearances in Eredivisie European qualification play-offs
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Appearances in UEFA Champions League
  7. One appearance in Johan Cruyff Shield, three appearances in Eredivisie European qualification play-offs
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 Appearances in UEFA Europa League
  9. Four appearances in UEFA Champions League, two appearances in UEFA Europa League
Dembélé warming up on international duty in 2017

International[change | change source]

Source:[4]
Belgium
Year Apps Goals
2006 6 1
2007 7 3
2008 4 0
2009 9 1
2010 5 0
2011 6 0
2012 7 0
2013 11 0
2014 6 0
2015 1 0
2016 5 0
2017 6 0
2018 9 0
Total 82 5
Source:[5]
International goals
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 11 October 2006 Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, Brussels, Belgium  Azerbaijan 3–0 3–0 Euro 2008 qualifying
2. 22 August 2007 King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium  Serbia 1–0 3–2 Euro 2008 qualifying
3. 22 August 2007 King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium  Serbia 3–1 3–2 Euro 2008 qualifying
4. 17 October 2007 King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium  Armenia 2–0 3–0 Euro 2008 qualifying
5. 28 March 2009 Cristal Arena, Genk, Belgium  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1–1 2–4 2010 WCQ

Honours[change | change source]

AZ

Tottenham Hotspur

Belgium

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mousa Dembélé: Overview". ESPN. Retrieved 10 April 2021.
  2. "Mousa Dembélé". Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Archived from the original on 1 June 2018. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  3. Mousa Dembélé at Soccerbase
  4. "Mousa Dembélé". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 2 June 2012.
  5. "Moussa Dembélé". eu-football.info. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  6. "OFFICIAL: Moussa Dembele Joins Fulham From AZ". Goal.com. 18 August 2010. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  7. McNulty, Phil (1 March 2015). "Chelsea 2–0 Tottenham Hotspur". BBC Sport. Retrieved 27 April 2019.
  8. "Belgium 2–0 England: Line-ups". FIFA. Archived from the original on 12 July 2018. Retrieved 27 April 2019.

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