Louis Verstraete

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Louis Verstraete
Personal information
Full name Louis Verstraete
Date of birth (1999-05-04) 4 May 1999 (age 19)
Place of birth Belgium
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Gent
Number 33
Youth career
0000–2016 Gent
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016– Gent 5 (0)
National team
2016 Belgium U17 5 (0)
2016 Belgium U18 1 (0)
2016–2018 Belgium U19 10 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 March 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 March 2017

Louis Verstraete (born 4 May 1999) is a Belgian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Waasland-Beveren.[1]

Club career[edit]

Gent[edit]

In 2016, Verstraete signed a contract until 2018 with Gent's first team.[2] On 22 December 2016, Verstraete made his senior team debut in the Belgian First Division A against R.S.C. Anderlecht, replacing Jérémy Perbet at the 83rd minute.[3] On 16 March 2017, he scored his first senior goal for Gent in the UEFA Europa League round of 16 return game at K.R.C. Genk, making him the youngest goal scorer of that season's competition.[4]

Club career statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Belgium League Belgian Cup Europe Total
2016–17 Gent Belgian First Division A 5 0 0 0 3 1 8 1
Total Belgium 5 0 0 0 3 1 8 1
Career total 5 0 0 0 3 1 8 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belgium - L. Verstraete - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". us.soccerway.com. Retrieved 31 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Louis Verstraete - KAA GENT". kaagent.be. Retrieved 31 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Gent vs. Anderlecht - 22 December 2016 - Soccerway". us.soccerway.com. Retrieved 31 January 2017.
  4. ^ "KAA Gent on Twitter: Congratulations Louis Verstraete with your 1st European goal & on being @EuropaLeague's youngest goal scorer this season!". twitter.com. Retrieved 19 March 2017.

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