|Full name||Mats Rits|
|Date of birth||18 July 1993|
|Place of birth||Antwerp, Belgium|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 December 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:26, 25 June 2012 (UTC)
K.F.C. Germinal Beerschot
Rits made his debut at the highest level of Belgian football in a 3-1 win over VC Westerlo. He came on the pitch in the 30th minute as a replacement for the injured Daniel Cruz. Mats Rits scored the equalizer, and the last goal of the match.
As of the June 28th 2011 Mats Rits has been contracted by Ajax. He scored his first goal for Ajax in a friendly match against VV Buitenpost on 2 July 2011 in the '75 minute, with the match ending in a 0-4 away win for Ajax. Four days later on 6 July 2011, Mats Rits scored an additional two goals in the '64 and '70 minute in a friendly fixture against AZSV Aalten. The match ended in a 0-11 away win for the Amsterdam side. Suffering a back injury during practice, Mats Rits was sidelined for the entire 2011-12 season, and for the first half of the 2012-13 season. He appeared in a couple more friendly fixtures for Ajax while recuperating, but was unable to find his way back into the A-Selection. On 9 October 2012, Mats Rits scored the only goal for Ajax in a 1-1 draw at home, in the '76 minute, in a friendly match against AS Trenčín from Slovakia.
Unable to break through into to first team in Amsterdam following his injury, Mats Rits returned to Belgium, signing a 2,5 year contract with KV Mechelen during the Winter transfer window, on 6 January 2013.
- As of 14 March 2013
|2009–10||Germinal Beerschot||Pro League||12||2||-||-||-||-||12||2|
- "Toptalent Mats Rits blijft bij Germinal Beerschot". Gazet van Antwerpen. 2009-04-02. Retrieved 2009-08-25.
- Ajax contracteert Mats Rits
- Mats Rits ruilt Ajax voor KV Mechelen
- Player info at the official Germinal Beerschot website (Dutch)
- Player info at sporza.be (Dutch)
- Belgium stats at Belgian FA
- Mats Rits at Soccerway