Simon Mignolet

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Simon Mignolet
Simon Mignolet 2018.jpg
Mignolet with Belgium at the 2018 World Cup
Personal information
Full name Simon Luc Hildebert Mignolet
Date of birth (1988-03-06) 6 March 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth Sint-Truiden, Belgium
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Liverpool
Number 22
Youth career
2004–2006 Sint-Truiden
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010 Sint-Truiden 100 (1)
2010–2013 Sunderland 90 (0)
2013– Liverpool 155 (0)
National team
2003 Belgium U16 1 (0)
2004 Belgium U17 2 (0)
2005–2006 Belgium U18 11 (0)
2006–2007 Belgium U19 3 (0)
2009 Belgium U20 1 (0)
2008–2010 Belgium U21 10 (0)
2011– Belgium 21 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 January 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 June 2018

Simon Luc Hildebert Mignolet (born 6 March 1988) is a Belgian professional footballer. He plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the Belgium national team. He plays as a goalkeeper. He was born in Sint-Truiden, Limburg.

Mignolet began his career at Sint-Truiden in 2004. He made over 100 appearances, winning the Belgian Second Division in 2009. In 2010, he signed a £2 million transfer to Sunderland. After 101 club appearances for Sunderland, he joined Liverpool in June 2013. The fee was £9 million.[1]

Mignolet has played for Belgium since under-16 level. He first appeared in the senior team in 2011, and has over 20 caps. He was in the squad for the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cup.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Simon Mignolet: Liverpool sign Sunderland keeper for £9m". BBC Sport. 25 June 2013. Retrieved 27 September 2018.

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