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Youri Tielemans
Youri Tielemans
Personal information
Full name Youri Tielemans
Date of birth 7 May 1997 (1997-05-07) (age 23)
Place of birth    Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium Belgium
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club England Leicester City
Number TBA
Youth clubs
2002–2013 Belgium Anderlecht
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2013–2017
2017–2019
2019
2019–
Belgium Anderlecht
Flag of Monaco Monaco
EnglandLeicester City (loan)
England Leicester City
139 0(26)
047 00(5)
013 00(3)
0000(0)   
National team
2012–2013
2012–2013
2013–
2016–
Belgium Belgium U15
Belgium Belgium U16
Belgium Belgium U21
Belgium Belgium
0000(2)
010 00(8)
014 00(6)
023 00(1)

Youri Marion A. Tielemans (born 7 May 1997) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Leicester City of the Premier League. He also plays for the Belgium national team.

Considered one of the brightest young prospects in world football, he began his career at Anderlecht, where he made 185 official appearances and scored 35 goals across four seasons. He won the league title twice and in 2017 was chosen as the Belgian Professional Footballer of the Year. He is the youngest Belgian to play in the UEFA Champions League, making his debut in the competition at the age of 16 years and 148 days.

Tielemans represented Belgium at several youth levels and gained his first cap for the full side in November 2016, aged 19. He was part of their squad that came third at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

External links

Leicester City FC
Leicester City F.C. squad - 2020–21

1 Schmeichel · 2 Justin · 3 Chilwell · 4 Söyüncü · 5 Morgan · 6 Evans · 7 Gray · 8 Tielemans · 9 Vardy · 10 Maddison · 11 Albrighton · 12 Ward · 14 Ịheanachọ · 15 Barnes · 17 Pérez · 18 Amartey · 20 Choudhury · 21 Ricardo · 22 James · 24 Mendy · 25 Ndidi · 26 Praet · 28 Fuchs · 35 Jakupović ·  Bennett ·

Royal Belgian FA logo 2019
Belgium Belgium
Royal Belgian FA logo 2019
Royal Belgian FA logo 2019
Belgium – 2018 FIFA World Cup – Third place

1. Courtois 2. Alderweireld 3. Vermaelen 4. Kompany 5. Vertonghen 6. Witsel 7. De Bruyne 8. Fellaini 9. Lukaku 10. E. Hazard (c) 11. Carrasco 12. Mignolet 13. Casteels 14. Mertens 15. Meunier 16. T. Hazard 17. Tielemans 18. Januzaj 19. Dembélé 20. Boyata 21. Batshuayi 22. Chadli 23. Dendoncker

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