Brouwers in 2015
|Date of birth||28 November 1981|
|Place of birth||Heerlen, Netherlands|
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Brouwers played the majority of his professional career in Germany. He started at hometown amateur side Weltania Heerlen and had a few seasons with Roda JC before moving abroad to play for SC Paderborn 07. He then spent 9 years with Borussia Mönchengladbach, for whom he made his Champions League debut in September 2015 against Sevilla.
Although he was under contract at Borussia Mönchengladbach, Brouwers used to live with his wife and son in the Netherlands, in Voerendaal near the German border, 80 motorway kilometres located from Mönchengladbach.
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