Nicolas Raskin

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Nicolas Raskin
Personal information
Full name Nicolas Raskin
Date of birth (2001-02-23) 23 February 2001 (age 18)
Place of birth Liège, Belgium
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Standard Liège
Number 37
Youth career
2008–2015 Standard Liège
2015–2017 Anderlecht
2017–2018 Gent
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018–2019 Gent 1 (0)
2019– Standard Liège 0 (0)
National team
2016 Belgium U15 4 (0)
2016–2017 Belgium U16 12 (0)
2017–2018 Belgium U17 14 (0)
2018– Belgium U18 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:58, 5 May 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16:58, 5 May 2019 (UTC)

Nicolas Raskin (born 23 February 2001) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Standard Liège in the Belgian First Division A.

Club career[edit]

Raskin was born in Liège, and began playing football with Standard Liège at the age of 7.[1]

On 26 May 2017, Raskin signed his first professional contract with Gent for 3 years, joining from Anderlecht's youth academy.[2] Raskin made his professional debut for Gent in a 3-0 Belgian First Division A win over Sint-Truiden, at the age of 16 becoming the first player born in the 21st century to play in the league[3]

On 23 January 2019, Standard Liège announced that Raskin had returned to his former youth club.[4]

International career[edit]

Raskin is a youth international for Belgium, and represented the Belgium U17s at the 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Raskin is the son of Thierry Raskin, who was also a professional footballer in Belgium.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "L'histoire belge continue".
  2. ^ "KAA Gent strikt toptalent Nicolas Raskin". KAA Gent.
  3. ^ "Gent vs. Sint-Truiden - 10 February 2018 - Soccerway". ca.soccerway.com.
  4. ^ NICOLAS RASKIN TEKENT BIJ DE ROUCHES, standard.be, 23 January 2019
  5. ^ uefa.com. "Under-17 - Nicolas Raskin – UEFA.com". UEFA.com.
  6. ^ "16-jarig toptalent maakt debuut bij AA Gent". www.voetbalnieuws.be.

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