Marten de Roon
|Full name||Marten Elco de Roon|
|Date of birth||29 March 1991|
|Place of birth||Zwijndrecht, Netherlands|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:38, 3 June 2019 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 March 2019
Marten Elco de Roon (born 29 March 1991) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Italian club Atalanta and the Netherlands national team. He formerly played for Sparta Rotterdam, SC Heerenveen and Middlesbrough.
De Roon was born in Zwijndrecht and raised in Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, where he played in youth teams of ASWH. From ASWH, he contniued to youth teams of Feyenoord and Sparta Rotterdam.
De Roon made his Eredivisie debut for Sparta Rotterdam on 27 March 2010, starting in the match against Twente at De Grolsch Veste. He made a total of three appearances in the Eredivisie for the 2009–10 season.
On 4 July 2016, De Roon signed for newly-promoted Premier League side Middlesbrough for a reported £12 million transfer fee. He scored his first goal for his new club – a 91st-minute equaliser – on 5 November 2016 in a 1–1 draw with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. He went on to score a further 3 league goals for the club over the remainder of the season, including the only goal in a victory over Sunderland in the Tees–Wear derby, however Middlesbrough were relegated on 8 May 2017. On 18 July 2017, Middlesbrough confirmed that they paid £8.8 million for De Roon, with Atalanta earning another £900,000 after the midfielder played 30 games for the club.
Return to Atalanta
On 10 August 2017, De Roon re-signed for Atalanta for an undisclosed fee.
De Roon has represented the Netherlands under-19 national team in the qualification rounds for the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship. On 12 November 2009, he made his debut and scored his first goal for the U-19 Oranje in a qualification match against Malta. On 13 November 2016, he made his debut for the senior team.
- As of match played 26 May 2019
- As of 21 March 2018
|Netherlands senior team|
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- "Marten de Roon: Boro Move Is An Honour For Me". July 2016.
- "Middlesbrough relegated". May 2017.
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