Ruben Ligeon

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Ruben Ligeon
Personal information
Full name Ruben Ewald Ligeon[1]
Date of birth (1992-05-24) 24 May 1992 (age 24)[2]
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Right Back
Club information
Current team
Slovan Bratislava
Number 17
Youth career
SV De Meteoor
OSV
2000–2011 Ajax
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2016 Ajax 12 (0)
2013–2015 Jong Ajax 33 (0)
2015 NAC Breda (loan) 14 (0)
2015 Willem II (loan) 5 (0)
2016 FC Utrecht (loan) 7 (0)
2016– Slovan Bratislava 13 (0)
National team
2008–2009 Netherlands U17 14 (1)
2010–2011 Netherlands U19 6 (0)
2012–2013 Netherlands U20 6 (0)
2013–2014 Netherlands U21 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 December 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:14, 14 October 2014 (UTC)

Ruben Ewald Ligeon (born 24 May 1992) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a right back for ŠK Slovan Bratislava in the Slovak Fortuna Liga.

Club career[edit]

Ajax[edit]

Ligeon played for SV De Meteoor and OSV in his early career before joining the youth ranks of Ajax. He made his debut for the first team in a home draw against AZ on 15 October 2011, replacing André Ooijer in the 45th minute. He scored his first goal in the 41st minute of a 8–0 pre-season friendly match win over VV Noordwijk on 16 July 2012. He scored his second goal in a pre-season friendly encounter the next season against RKC Waalwijk on 13 July 2013, scoring the fourth goal just before half-time in the 5–1 win.[3] On 18 August 2013, Ligeon started in hist first ever Klassieker match against arch-rivals Feyenoord, when he replaced the suspended Ricardo van Rhijn in the starting line-up. His cross in the 37th minute led to Kolbeinn Sigþórsson's header and his second goal in the 2–1 home win.[4]

NAC Breda[edit]

On 27 January 2015, it was announced that Ligeon would spend the rest of the season on loan with NAC Breda.[5]

Willem II[edit]

On 22 June 2015, it was announced that Ligeon was sent on loan at Willem II, together with Lesly de Sa and Richairo Živković.[6]

Statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Other Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Netherlands League KNVB Cup Europe1 Other2 Total
2011–12 Ajax Eredivisie 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2012–13 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2013–14 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
2014–15 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 7 0
NAC Breda 14 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 18 0
2015-16 Willem II 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Total Netherlands 31 0 9 0 0 0 5 0 45 0
Career total 31 0 9 0 0 0 5 0 45 0
Statistics accurate as of last match played on 30 December 2015.[7]

1 Includes UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches.

2 Includes Eredivisie Playoffs and Johan Cruijff Shield matches.

Reserves performance
Club performance League Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals
Netherlands League Total
2013–14 Jong Ajax Eerste Divisie 19 0 19 0
2014–15 14 0 14 0
Total Netherlands 33 0 33 0
Career total 33 0 33 0

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Ajax

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