Tonny Vilhena

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Tonny Vilhena
Tonny Trindade de Vilhena.jpg
Vilhena at a Feyenoord training session in 2012
Personal information
Full name Tonny Emilio Trindade de Vilhena
Date of birth (1995-01-03) 3 January 1995 (age 20)
Place of birth Maassluis, Netherlands
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Feyenoord
Number 21
Youth career
VDL-Maassluis
2003–2012 Feyenoord
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Feyenoord 86 (10)
National team
2009–2010 Netherlands U15 5 (1)
2010–2011 Netherlands U16 6 (2)
2011–2012 Netherlands U17 25 (9)
2012 Netherlands U19 3 (1)
2013– Netherlands U21 17 (4)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 02:04, 24 May 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:27, 1 April 2015 (UTC)

Tonny Emilio Trindade de Vilhena (born 3 January 1995), more commonly known as simply Tonny Vilhena, is a Dutch footballer who plays as a midfielder for Feyenoord in the Eredivisie.

Career[edit]

Feyenoord (2012-present)[edit]

Vilhena is a product of the Feyenoord Rotterdam youth academy, joining the club in 2003. After nine years in the club's youth ranks, he moved up to join parent-club Feyenoord in January 2012.

He made his debut for the Rotterdam-based club on 23 January 2012 versus VVV Venlo.[1] He scored his first goal for Feyenoord in the Eredivisie on 25 November 2012 against AZ Alkmaar, a game that finished 2–0.[2] On 3 February 2013, in Feyenoord's 3–1 win against Willem II, he became the youngest player for the club to ever score at least two goals in a single Eredivisie-match; he accomplished this feat at the age of 18 years and 31 days.[3]

International career[edit]

He won the 2011 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship with the Netherlands U-17 team and was also the tournament's joint top scorer with 3 goals.[4] He also won the 2012 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship after scoring the fifth and final penalty in the penalty shootout against Germany.[5]

On 5 February 2013, Vilhena scored a goal in his debut for the Netherlands U-21 side.

On 6 March 2013, Vilhena was called up for the preliminary squad of the Dutch national team for the first time, only aged 18.

Career statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Club Season Apps Goals Assts Apps Goals Assts Apps Goals Assts Apps Goals Assts
Netherlands Eredivisie KNVB Cup Europe Total
Feyenoord 2011–12 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0
2012–13 27 4 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 31 4 1
2013–14 32 6 7 3 0 1 2 0 0 37 6 8
2014–15 12 0 0 1 0 0 7 0 0 20 0 0
Total 79 10 8 7 0 1 10 0 0 96 10 9
Career total 79 10 8 7 0 1 10 0 0 96 10 9
Statistics accurate as of last match played on 17 December 2014. [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trindade de Vilhena in voorlopige selectie Oranje onder 17" (in Dutch). feyenoord.nl. 23 January 2012. Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "AZ ALKMAAR 0–2 FEYENOORD". Sky Sports. 25 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Vilhena strikes hand Feyenoord first win of the year". Feyenoord. 3 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Saffer, Paul (16 May 2011). "Netherlands see off all comers in Serbia". UEFA.com. Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  5. ^ Ross, Dan (16 May 2012). "Dutch retain crown with shoot-out win". UEFA.com. Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  6. ^ http://www.vi.nl/spelers/carriere/tonny-emilio-trindade-de-vilhena.htm

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