Jan Vertonghen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 13 Jun, 2014
Facts of Jan Vertonghen
Date of Birth: 1987 , April-24
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: Belgium
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Jan Vertonghen
Birth Name Jan Vertonghen
Nationality Belgian
Birth Place/City Saint-Niklass
Ethnicity White
Profession Football
Working For English Football Club Tettenham
Salary 6.5 Million USD per annum.
Hair Color brown
Face Color White
Weight in KG 74 kg.
Tattoo(s) no
Famous for Footbal Player
Special Title defensive Midfield
Married Yes
Married to N/A
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Jan Vertonghen is a professional Belgian footballer. He was  born in 24th of April in the year of 1987.He was born in Saint-Niklass in Belgium. His Current Team is Tottenham Hotspur. Apart from contributing as a club footballer he is also an important squad of the National Team of Belgium. He plays in the club as a Defender wearing Jersey No.5.He is a left-footed footballer and thus is able to play anywhere in defensive midfield or left side.


He started his professional career as a footballer singing a contract with AFC Ajaz. He started as a midfielder but soon he was a regular centre back for Ajax. In 2006 he made his debut in Champions League Qualifying Round which ended up with 6-0 win over Wilem II. He returned back to Ajax to play his 2007-08 season. Later his contract was extended up to 2013.After 200 he started to become the first choice in central defense. Out of 26 games they play 4 goals were scored. With the new coach in the club, he was again in the starting lineup. In late 2011 there was a rumor about Vertonghen leaving Ajax but that never came true at that time. The coach later decided to scout him just to strengthen the team after they had made entry in UEFA Champions League.

After the completion fo 2011-12 season, Vertonghen came out as one of the best player of Ajax. He scored 8 goals in 31 league games. In 2012-2013 .In the season of 2012-2013 he was announced sa PFA Team of the Year. Apart from club he has also represented his nation in various games. His debut was made in 2006 by playing in UEFA U21 Championship. His debut to senior national team was in 2007.He also got selected for 2008 Olympics. By the end of 2010 he was already a Establish and regular player of the team and he played 2010 World Cup Qualifying..

Marriage, affairs and personal details

Although he is one of the popular people in the Belgium football news, it is quite unofficial whether he is seeing someone or is married already. Most of the time when he is in front of camera, he is seen practicing or playing some games. So basically his personal romantic life is completely in shades.His pictures can be seen in  internet. He is a healthy person preferring healthy relationship.  His height is 1.89 m and is weight is 74 kg.

Awards, achievements, salary and market value

He seems to be rather smart and person. He has not only introduced himself as a footballer of intense quality but also registered himself as a enthusiastic footballer. Out of total 332 appearances he made 39 goals in club. He has been through several injury in his career and in one of them he had to be rushed to hospital in stretcher. His Salary is about 6.5 Million USD per annum.