Jan Vertonghen Footballer Career & Stats

Born: April 24, 1987 (age 27), Sint-Niklaas, Belgium

Height: 6' 2" (1.89 m)

Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)

Height:1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)

Career start: 2006

Salary: 3.12 million GBP (2012)

Current Teams: 

  • Belgium national football team (#5 / Defender)
  • Tottenham Hotspur F.C. (#5 / Defender)
Club information
Current team Tottenham Hotspur
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)
2006–2007 → RKC Waalwijk (loan) 12 (3)
2012– Tottenham Hotspur 57 (4)
National team
2002 Belgium U16 6 (1)
2007 Belgium U21 23 (0)
2007– Belgium 57 (5)

International goals

S.No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 12 August 2009 Na Stínadlech, Teplice  Czech Republic 3–1 Lost Friendly
2 29 March 2011 King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels  Azerbaijan 4–1 Won Euro 2012 qualifying
3 15 August 2012 King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium  Netherlands 4–2 Won Friendly
4 7 September 2012 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales  Wales 0–2 Won 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
5 26 June 2014 Arena Corinthians, São Paulo, Brazil  South Korea 0–1 Won 2014 FIFA World Cup

Career statistics

Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ajax 2006–07 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 6 0
RKC Waalwijk (loan) 2006–07 12 3 2 0 –– 6 0 20 3
Ajax 2007–08 31 2 3 0 1 0 2 0 37 2
2008–09 26 4 2 0 7 1 0 0 35 5
2009–10 32 3 7 0 10 0 0 0 49 3
2010–11 32 6 6 1 13 1 0 0 51 8
2011–12 31 8 3 2 8 0 0 0 42 10
Tottenham Hotspur 2012–13 34 4 3 1 12 1 0 0 49 7
2013–14 23 0 2 0 8 1 0 0 33 1
Total 224 30 28 4 62 4 8 0 322 39