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Thomas Vermaelen

Thomas Vermaelen
Personal information
Full nameThomas Vermaelen
Date of birth14 November 1985(age 30)
Place of birthKapellen, Belgium
Height1.83 m
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubArsenal
Number5

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Thomas Vermaelen (-nlˈtoː.mɑs ˌvər.ˈmaː.lə(n)) (born 14 November 1985) is a Belgian footballer who plays for the Premier League club Arsenal and the Belgian national team. Prior to his joining Arsenal he played for Dutch clubs Ajax and RKC Waalwijk. Being left-footed, he usually plays as a left-sided centre back and can play at left back as well. Following Cesc Fabregas's transfer to Barcelona in August 2011, Thomas was named as vice captain of Arsenal, with Robin van Persie named captain.


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