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Beerens playing for AZ
|Full name||Roy Johannes Henricus Beerens|
|Date of birth||22 December 1987|
|Place of birth||Bladel, Netherlands|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|2007||→ NEC (loan)||14||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 May 2017.
Roy Johannes Henricus Beerens (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrɔi ˈbеːrə(n)s]; born 22 December 1987 in Bladel, Netherlands) is a professional footballer who currently plays as a right winger for Championship club Reading. Beerens is known for his quick dribbling and fast sprints.
In 2007 Beerens was called up by Jong Oranje coach Foppe de Haan to be part of his squad for the 2007 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship held in the Netherlands. Beerens participated in their second first round group match against Portugal (2–1 win) to secure a semi final spot and to qualify for the 2008 Summer Olympics. In the semi finals against England (1–1, 13–12 after 32 penalty kicks) Beerens came on as a substitute and scored both penalties he had to take in the series. The Dutch went on to retain their 2006 title by beating Serbia 4–1 in the final. That year he signed a four-year contract with Heerenveen.
Style Of Play
Roy Beerens is known for his quick dribbling and fast sprints. He has good agility which allows him to skip past the opposition with ease.
On the 11 July 2014, it was announced by German club Hertha BSC that they had signed Roy Beerens on a 3-year deal. He scored his first goal in a 4–2 win against FC Viktoria Köln on 16 August 2014.
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|Dutch national team|
Statistics accurate as of match played 15 November 2011
- AZ Alkmaar
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- "Reading 2-0 Plymouth". BBC Sport. 9 August 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
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- Voetbal International profile (in Dutch)