Jelle Vossen

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Jelle Vossen
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Personal information
Full name Jelle Vossen
Date of birth (1989-03-22) 22 March 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Bilzen, Belgium
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Genk
Number 9
Youth career
1994–1997 Eigenbilzen
1997–2000 Tongeren
2000–2007 Genk
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007– Genk 244 (105)
2009–2010 Cercle Brugge (loan) 17 (6)
National team
2004 Belgium U15 3 (0)
2005 Belgium U16 2 (0)
2005–2006 Belgium U17 16 (6)
2006–2007 Belgium U18 5 (3)
2006–2008 Belgium U19 9 (3)
2008 Belgium U20 1 (1)
2008–2009 Belgium U21 8 (0)
2009– Belgium 12 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 April 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 November 2012

Jelle Vossen (born 22 March 1989) is a Belgian footballer who plays as a striker for K.R.C. Genk and the Belgium national team.

Club career[edit]

Vossen was part of a last minute transfer deal in the late evening of 31 August 2009. Cercle Brugge and RC Genk came to an extensive agreement: Vossen was loaned to Cercle Brugge, his team mate Hans Cornelis joined him in a permanent move. Thomas Buffel went the opposite direction. In the summer of 2010, he rejoined Genk.


Club Season Apps Goals
KRC Genk 2006-07 8 1
2007-08 17 3
2008-09 20 4
2009-10 3 0
Cercle Brugge (on loan) 21 8
KRC Genk 2010-11 37 20
2011-12 36 20
2012-13 32 17
2013-14 38 12
Career Total 216 85

International career[edit]

Vossen was called up for Belgium's Kirin Cup matches against Chile and Japan. As from 2010, he is often called for the national team together with his co-attacker from Genk Marvin Ogunjimi. On 12 October 2010, Vossen scored his first goal in a 4–4 home draw Euro 2012 qualifying game against Austria.

Jelle Vossen: International Goals
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 12 October 2010 King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium  Austria 1–0 4–4 Euro 2012 qualifying
2. 29 March 2011 King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium  Azerbaijan 4–1 4–1 Euro 2012 qualifying

Honours[edit]

Genk

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