|Full name||Rutger Worm|
|Date of birth||1 February 1986|
|Place of birth||Nijmegen, Netherlands|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 May 2015 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:30, 25 February 2010 (UTC)
Rutger started his career in the youth program, Quick 1888, in Nijmegen. He subsequently moved to the Vitesse Arnhem youth squad in Arnhem for two years before ending up at the NEC football academy in 2000. He was often used as a substitute during his career at NEC where he also appeared in several European Cup matches under coach Mario Been.
On 25 February 2010 he signed a multi-year deal with Melbourne Heart becoming their first ever international signing. He scored two goals for Heart in their first season, including the first ever scored by a Heart player, as the club's first official goal was an own goal by Ben Kantarovski. On 6 April 2012 it was announced that he would be leaving the club.
- Worm Wants To Leave NEC
- Been frustrated by lack of professionalism
- "Heart Sign Former Dutch Youth International Rutger Worm". Melbourne Heart FC Official Site. Retrieved 2010-02-25.
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