Jeroen Simaeys

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Jeroen Simaeys
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Jeroen Simaeys (2014)
Personal information
Full name Jeroen Simaeys
Date of birth (1985-05-12) 12 May 1985 (age 33)
Place of birth Mechelen, Belgium
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Centre back, Defensive midfielder
Youth career
Butsel
Mechelen
Oud-Heverlee Leuven
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Oud-Heverlee Leuven 46 (7)
2005–2007 Sint-Truiden 60 (9)
2007–2011 Club Brugge 111 (11)
2011–2014 Genk 61 (3)
2014–2016 Krylia Sovetov Samara 35 (1)
2016–2017 OH Leuven 15 (2)
National team
2008–2009 Belgium 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 May 2016
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 July 2009

Jeroen Simaeys (Dutch pronunciation: [jəˈrun ˈsi.maːis]) (born 12 May 1985 in Mechelen) is a Belgian retired footballer who last played as a centre back for OH Leuven. Simaeys suffered an injury in the beginning of 2017 and was forced to retire several months later when it became apparent he would no longer be able to play professional football.[1]

Club career[edit]

He joined Genk on July 30 2011, and has previously played for Club Brugge, Sint-Truiden, Oud-Heverlee Leuven, Butsel and Mechelen.

National team career[edit]

He made his debut for the senior Belgium national football team in a friendly against Luxembourg on 18 November 2008.

He competed for Belgium at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[2]

Honours[edit]

Genk

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jeroen Simaeys stopt met voetballen". ohl.be. Retrieved 2018-01-18. 
  2. ^ "Jeroen Simaeys Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 21 October 2012. Retrieved 2009-08-20.