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Dries Mertens,Real Name, Birthday, Biography, Age, Family Facts & Life Story

Dries Mertens is a Belgium international football player. He is the right player to succeed at the highest level. Dries Mertens career started at the age of 16, when he began playing football for his beloved club, Vitesse. In his first season, Dries Mertens played in the Inter Youth Cup, scoring one goal in the final against AC Milan. Since then Dries Mertens has gone on to play for Ajax, PSV Eindhoven, Celtic, Benfica, Rangers, and Olympique de Marseille. Dries Mertens is paid handsomely for his skills on the field and off the field.

Dries Mertens career profile is remarkable. Dries Mertens scored his first goal in his very first appearance for Vitesse against AC Milan in the quarter finals. Dries Mertens was a regular for the Ajax first team for the following four years and then moved on to play in the Bordeaux side where he earned himself a place on the bench. Dries Mertens then formed a partnership with Cameroon international Youssef Alba, who went on to score many goals for the club. After a spell at Celtic, Dries Mertens moved back to Ajax where he earned himself a regular role as a starter in the attacking triumvirate.

BIRTHDAY6 May, 1987 (Wednesday)
BIRTH PLACELeuven , Flemish
COUNTRYBelgium
AGE (in 2021)33 Years Old
BIRTH SIGNTaurus
HEIGHTin centimeters- 169 cm
in meters- 1.69 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
WEIGHTin Kilograms- 61 kg
in Pounds- 134.48 lbs
CASTEN/A

Dries Mertens has always been a goalscorer and now looks to be a leader amongst players at Ajax. Dries Mertens started as the central striker for the Ajax starting eleven this season where he has been given time on the bench due to injuries. However, Mertens has impressed coach Frank Vandersloot throughout with his performances and has earned himself a regular spot on the Ajax bench. Dries Mertens has also established himself as one of the best penalty kick takers in the league having made 7 saves already.

Dries Mertens wears the number 33 with AC Milan and is from the town of Leuven, Belgium. He is originally from Belgian Provence but has lived in Milan since he was five years old. Dries Mertens started playing soccer in the streets of Leuven, where he honed his skills playing for the local team “FC Ajax”. Dries Mertens played for the youth teams of both AC Milan and FC Barcelona. Mertens made eleven appearances for the French club and made three starts in the cup final against Lens.

Dries Mertens Height – 5 ft. Dries Mertens was born in Belgium but holds Italian and Spanish citizenship. Dries Mertens Height is listed at 5 ft 10 ins. When drying Mertens was playing in Italy, he was listed as center forward but the coach of FC Barcelona preferred to play him on the right wing. The center forward role is currently being filled by FC Barcelona’s Spanish midfielder, FC Barcelona’s young Brazilian playmaker, Brazilian right back, or Argentinian right back, Thiago Alcantara.

Dries Mertens is listed as a senior international with the Netherlands, the most senior players currently holding the title of senior international soccer. Dries Mertens has been capped three times by the Netherlands. Dries Mertens was named to the Dutch national team thirty-three times, scoring eight goals in the process. Dries Mertens has also been named the Dutch player of the year six times. Dries Mertens has been an important part of the AC Milan youth academy, helping the club to win the AC Milan youth academy championships four times.

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