Marc Wilmots Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Jun, 2014
Facts of Marc Wilmots
Date of Birth: 1969 , February-22
Age: 52 years old
Birth Nation: Belgium
Height: 6 Feet
Name Marc Wilmots
Birth Name Marc Robert Wilmots
Nationality Belgian
Birth Place/City Dongelberg
Religion Christian
Ethnicity white
Profession Football
Working For Belgium national football team
Salary $2.25 million USD.
Eye Color green
Hair Color brown
Weight in KG 79 kg.
Tattoo(s) no
Famous for playing systematic games
Special Title Attacking Midfirlder
Girlfriend Katrien Lambeets
Married yes
Married to Katrien Lambeets
Children 2
Divorce No
Awards KV Mechelen, Standard Liège and Schalke 04.
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Marc Robert Wilmots is a former Professional footballer from Belgium. He is born in 1969 on 22nd of February.The Current Team which he is  Coach of  is Belgium National Footbal Team. He started as the coach in Belgium from 2012 .He has the career of not only footballer but has established himself as a politician and Coach. He is one of the most fascinating people of the Belgium. his photos are available in internet.He has been awarded as the Best Coach of the Belgium award


He started playing in the clubs since 1987.He was seen to have played for Mechelen, Sint-Truiden  ,Standard Liege ,Bordeaux and Schalke. Due to his extremely systematic performance even Schalke got a chance to reach 1997 UEFA Cup Final. In this long run as a footballer he has made many goals. He got himself retired from club in 2003 .His nick name was “Das Kampfschwein” which was provided to him my fans and it meant “Warpig”. He has set quite good records even in his International Career. He has registered around 28 goals in 70 caps. He appeared in 4 of the World Cups and he actually played on three of them. Due to his amazing goal scoring ability he could lead the Belgium as the leading goal scorer country in the World Cup History. He has also made appearance in Euro 2000.After his retirement as footballer he established himself as a manager in 2004.From 2009 to 2012 he worked as an assistant manager of Belgium national team .Later on 2012 he become the permanent coach after the retirement of the senior coach. Under his coaching, Belgium qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Finals. He also stepped in as a politician. He was elected to Senate as the Reformist Movement  in 2003 election. He resigned from the position later on after he was unsuccessful which was then taken as criticized move. His political period is not considered as successful as  his other careers were.

Marriage, affairs and personal details

The Belgium Coach is married to his long dated girl friend Katrien Lambeets. They have two young children. He doesn’t have any rumors of extra-marital affairs or any sort of divorce has been heard. He is a healthy person preferring healthy relationship. His height is 1.84 m and is weight is 79 kg.

Awards, achievements, salary and market value

He seems to be rather a multi-dimensional person. He has not only introduced himself as a footballer of a intense quality but also registered himself as a successful coach and a senate –winning politician. He sat in the Senate for about 2 year. Under his coaching Belgium has reached to the 2014 World Cup in Brasil. He has most of the time been highest scorer in the club. He has won trophies like KV Mechelen , Schalke 04 and Standard Liege. Several video collections of his games are available as Tribute to the coach His salary is about $2.25 million USD.