A Belgian professional football player who plays as a central defender for the Belgium national football team squad and also for Spanish based club FC Barcelona. He is also former player of Arsenal.Early Life (Childhood)
He was born in Kapellen, Belgium. He started his youth career in football by joining the Ajax youth academy in 2000. He professionally debuted in the club on 15 February 2004 in a 0–2 victory over FC Volendam.Interesting Facts
In March 2006 at very young age of 20 he made his senior debut for Belgium national team squad against Luxembourg. His estimated salary is said to be €12 million making him one of the modestly paid player.Personal Life
Talking about his personal life he is in relationship with Polly Parsons. He has been dating Polly since 2012. There is no any information about his affair with anyone. Couple are thinking of turning their relationship into marriage soon.Achievement
Regarding his achievement he has individually won PFA Premier League Team of the Year in 2009–10, he has helped Ajax to win titles like Eredivisie 2003-04, KNVB Cup twice in 2005–06, 2006–07.Rumor
He has not been involved in any controversy yet leading a clean football career.