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Dries Mertens Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 13, 2021

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Short Biography

Dries Mertens was born on 06-05-1987 in Leuven, Flemish, Belgium. He is a Belgian Football Player.

Dries Mertens Complete Bio & Career

Dries Mertens’s youth career began at a local academy in Leuven. He was just 11 years of age when he passed the youth system’s trial and post which for the next 5 years, he played for various youth clubs. He made his club level football debut by representing Eendracht Aalst in the 2005-06 season.
A year later, he was transferred to AGOVV Apeldoorn on loan. The club’s management was highly impressed by his skills and made a bid for him which was finally accepted by his parent Gent. The year 2007-08 was the turning point of his career as he smashed as many 15 goals in the 38 matches that he played for the club in that season. He was named the captain of the team and was also voted as the player of the year.
He was then contracted by Utrecht in 2009 for a five-year deal. After his debut season, he was voted the club’s player of the year. He after proving his mettle at the club level was drafted in the national side and was named the captain of the Belgium football team in 2011. From 2011 to present time, he is still the captain of Belgium national football team.
He was roped in for a whopping €10 million by PSV Eindhoven in 2011. Since 2013, he has been associated with the Italian club Napoli and recently scored his 50th goal for the club in 132 outings.

Dries Mertens Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Herman Mertens, and Marijke Mertens.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 30
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Leuven, Belgium
Nationality Belgium
Address Napels, Italy
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Gymming
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut 2011
Salary 1.2 Million Pounds
Net Worth $12 Million


Car Collections BMW and Ferrari


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Food Chicken and Lambs

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Dries Mertens

  • He became a part of Belgium National squad in 2011.
  • He is currently dating Katrin Kerkhofs.

Dries Mertens Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

36 years, 11months, 18 days old age Dries Mertens will turn 37 on 06 May, 2024. Only 11 days, 11 hours,9 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Dries Mertens has celebrated the total number of 37 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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