Thomas Vermaelen Biography
|Date of Birth:||1985 , November-14|
|Age:||35 years old|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Salary||3.64 million GBP|
|Weight in KG||75 kg|
|Famous for||Football player|
|Affair with||Polly Parsons|
|Married to||Polly Parsons|
|Awards||Johan Cruijff Shield on 2606 and 2007|
Thomas Vermaelen is one of the accomplished footballers starting his amateur football journey playing for the local club Germinal Ekeren made his major break after he spent nearly a half-decade playing for the club Arsenal from 2009-14. He currently plays as a center-back for the rival Barcelona. Making his international debut in 2008, the player was named Belgium captain in the following year.
Early Life, Bio, And Parents Of Thomas Vermaelen
Thomas Vermaelen was born on 14 November 1985, in Antwerp, Belgium. He is the son of Luc Vermaelen and Annemie Dingemans. He grew up in Antwerp along in his hometown Antwerp along with his family.
Information about his siblings and educational background is a little unclear. He belongs to Belgian and his ethnicity, he has a mixed ethnical background.
Thomas Vermaelen's Professional Career
Thomas Vermaelen initiated his football journey joining his local club Germinal Ekeren. He honed his playing skills playing many local tournaments. He subsequently joined the Academy of Dutch club Ajax and played his first professional game for the club with FC Volendam on Feb 15, 2004.
Vermaelen gained a lot of attention after signed a four-year contract with Arsenal for an initial fee of €10 million ($11,395,550)(rising to €12 million) on 19 June 2009. He played for the club until 2014. The footballer won his only trophy with the club after the 3-2 victory over Hull City in the 2014 FA Cup Final, on May 17, 2017.
Following his half-decade-long football career with Arsenal, the player on8 August 2014 made his way to Barcelona. He netted his first goal for the club in a home match against Malaga. He also played for Roma.
Thomas Vermaelen after representing his country under-19 Championships and the 2007 U-21 European Championships, the footballer made his international debut for the Belgium senior team in March 2006 against Luxembourg. In October 2009, Vermaelen became the Belgium captain.
Thomas Vermaelen's Net Worth, Salary, And Earnings
Thomas Vermaelen's net worth according to some sources is believed to be around $3 million, in 2019. His major source of income is his hefty contract with the club and endorsement deals with many reputed brands and companies.
In the year 2014, the footballer was paid around 3.64 million GBP ($4,638,091.64) from the club Arsenal. He currently plays for Barcelona where he receives $55,000 ($70,718.16) on a weekly basis.
Thomas Vermaelen's Married, Wife, Affair, And Relationship
Thomas Vermaelen is a married man who tied the knots with his girlfriend Polly Parsons in June 2017. It is reported that the couple met for the first time years back while Vermaelen playing for the Gunners. The two started dating in 2012.
The couple has also two sons Raff Vermaelen and Ace Vermaelen. Along with his wife and two children, the player currently resides in Barcelona.
His spouse Parsons is an English glamour model and TV presenter.
Thomas Vermaelen's Age And Height
- Thomas Vermaelen's age as of 2019 is 33 years.
- Height: 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
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