Dimitri Daeseleire

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Dimitri Daeseleire
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-05-18) 18 May 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth Antwerp, Belgium
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Number 14
Youth career
K.F.C. Ranst
-2006 Lierse S.K.
2006-2008 K.R.C. Genk
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 K.R.C. Genk 36 (0 [1])
2011– Sint-Truidense 28 (0)
2013 Royal Antwerp (loan) 11 (0)
National team
2005 Belgium U15 4 (0)
2005–2006 Belgium U16 20 (0)
2006–2007 Belgium U17 20 (0)
2007–2008 Belgium U18 9 (1)
2008–2009 Belgium U19 14 (0)
2010–2011 Belgium U21 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 June 2013 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:49, 31 May 2012 (UTC)

Dimitri Daeseleire (born 18 May 1990 in Antwerp) is a Belgian football player who plays as a right back. He currently plays for Sint-Truidense.[2]



He began his career by Lierse S.K. and move in July 2006 in the youth from Genk, later in January 2008 he gives his debut for Genk in the Belgian First Division. At end of the season 2007-2008, made his debut he cames for the captain Hans Cornelis. A geunine leader from the back, Daeseleire works tirelessly up and down the flank, defending and attacking in almost equal measure. His club, Racing Genk currently have the best crop of youngsters in the Jupiler League and they will be hoping he can maintain the form he's shown in the past year.


He was member for the Belgium U-17 team at 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Korea Republic and played 3 games. He was the Captain of Belgium's U17 team, he was along with fellow countryman Eden Hazard, one of the players of the tournament as the Belgians were unlucky to lose on penalties to eventual winners Spain.[3]


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