Thomas Vermaelen - International Appearances


The outstanding Belgian player obtained 85 international caps with his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born: 14-11-1985
Country: Belgium
Caps:	85	(W49-D13-L23  GF158-GA90  %65.29)
Goals:	 2	
Age First Cap:	 20 yr 107 d   1- 3-2006 vs. Luxembourg 2-0
Age Last Cap:    35 yr 230 d   2- 7-2021 vs. Italy 1-2
National Team Career: 15 yr 123 d


Cap   Date    Venue	     Opponent          Score 	Competition

 1   1- 3-06  Luxembourg     Luxembourg         2-0     
 2  11- 5-06  Sittard        Saudi Arabia       2-1     
 3  16- 8-06  Brussel        Kazakhstan         0-0     European Champ. Qual.
 4   7-10-06  Beograd        Serbia             0-1     European Champ. Qual.
 5  11-10-06  Bruxelles      Azerbaijan         3-0     European Champ. Qual.
 6  15-11-06  Brussel        Poland             0-1     European Champ. Qual.
 7   7- 2-07  Bruxelles      Czech Republic     0-2     
 8   2- 6-07  Brussel        Portugal           1-2     European Champ. Qual.
 9   6- 6-07  Helsinki       Finland            0-2     European Champ. Qual.
10  22- 8-07  Bruxelles      Serbia             3-2     European Champ. Qual.
11  12- 9-07  Almaty         Kazakhstan         2-2     European Champ. Qual.
12  26- 3-08  Brussel        Morocco            1-4     
13   6- 9-08  Liège          Estonia            3-2     World Cup Qualifier
14  10- 9-08  İstanbul       Turkey             1-1     World Cup Qualifier
15  15-10-08  Brussel        Spain              1-2     World Cup Qualifier
16  19-11-08  Luxembourg     Luxembourg         1-1    
17  11- 2-09  Genk           Slovenia           2-0    
18  28- 3-09  Genk           Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-4     World Cup Qualifier
19   1- 4-09  Zenica         Bosnia-Herzegovina 1-2     World Cup Qualifier
20  29- 5-09  Chiba          Chile              1-1     Kirin Cup
21  31- 5-09  Tōkyō          Japan              0-4     Kirin Cup
22  12- 8-09  Teplice        Czech Republic     1-3    
23   5- 9-09  La Coruña      Spain              0-5     World Cup Qualifier
24  10-10-09  Bruxelles      Turkey             2-0     World Cup Qualifier
25  14-10-09  Tallinn        Estonia            0-2     World Cup Qualifier
26  14-11-09  Gent           Hungary            3-0    
27  17-11-09  Sedan          Qatar              2-0    
28   3- 3-10  Brussel        Croatia            0-1    
29  11- 8-10  Turku          Finland            0-1    
30   3- 9-10  Brussel        Germany            0-1     European Champ. Qual.
31   7- 9-10  İstanbul       Turkey             2-3     European Champ. Qual.
32   3- 6-11  Bruxelles      Turkey             1-1     European Champ. Qual.
33  15-11-11  Paris          France             0-0    
34  29- 2-12  Iraklion       Greece             1-1 
35   2- 6-12  London         England            0-1
36  15- 8-12  Bruxelles      Netherlands        4-2
37   7- 9-12  Cardiff        Wales              2-0     World Cup Qualifier
38  11- 9-12  Brussel        Croatia            1-1     World Cup Qualifier
39  12-10-12  Beograd        Serbia             3-0     World Cup Qualifier
40  16-10-12  Bruxelles      Scotland           2-0     World Cup Qualifier
41  22- 3-13  Skopje         Macedonia          2-0     World Cup Qualifier
42  26- 3-13  Brussel        Macedonia          1-0     World Cup Qualifier
43  29- 5-13  Cleveland      United States      4-2
44  15-10-13  Bruxelles      Wales              1-1     World Cup Qualifier
45  14-11-13  Brussel        Colombia           0-2
46  19-11-13  Bruxelles      Japan              2-3
47  26- 5-14  Genk           Luxembourg         6-1 [!]
48   1- 6-14  Stockholm      Sweden             2-0
49  22- 6-14  Rio de Janeiro Russia             1-0     World Cup  
50   3- 9-15  Brussel        Bosnia-Herzegovina 3-1     European Champ. Qual.
51   6- 9-15  Lefkosia       Cyprus             1-0     European Champ. Qual.
52  29- 3-16  Leiria         Portugal           1-2
53  28- 5-16  Genève         Switzerland        2-1
54   1- 6-16  Bruxelles      Finland            1-1
55  13- 6-16  Lyon           Italy              0-2     European Championship
56  18- 6-16  Bordeaux       Ireland            3-0     European Championship
57  22- 6-16  Nice           Sweden             1-0     European Championship
58  26- 6-16  Toulouse       Hungary            4-0     European Championship
59   6- 9-16  Lefkosia       Cyprus             3-0     World Cup Qualifier
60  28- 3-17  Sochi          Russia             3-3
61   5- 6-17  Bruxelles      Czech Republic     2-1
62   3- 9-17  Piraeus        Greece             2-1     World Cup Qualifier
63   7-10-17  Sarajevo       Bosnia-Herzegovina 4-3     World Cup Qualifier
64  10-11-17  Bruxelles      Mexico             3-3
65  14-11-17  Brugge         Japan              1-0
66  27- 3-18  Brussel        Saudi Arabia       4-0
67  28- 6-18  Kaliningrad    England            1-0     World Cup
68   6- 7-18  Kazan          Brazil             2-1     World Cup
69  14- 7-18  Skt. Peterburg England            2-0     World Cup
70   7- 9-18  Glasgow        Scotland           4-0
71  12-10-18  Brussel        Switzerland        2-1     UEFA Nations League A
72  24- 3-19  Lefkosia       Cyprus             2-0     European Champ. Qual.
73   8- 6-19  Brussel        Kazakhstan         3-0     European Champ. Qual.
74  11- 6-19  Bruxelles      Scotland           3-0     European Champ. Qual.
75   9- 9-19  Glasgow        Scotland           4-0     European Champ. Qual.
76  10-10-19  Brussel        San Marino         9-0     European Champ. Qual.
77  13-10-19  Nur-Sultan     Kazakhstan         2-0     European Champ. Qual.
78  16-11-19  Skt. Peterburg Russia             4-1     European Champ. Qual.
79  24- 3-21  Heverlee       Wales              3-1     World Cup Qualifier
80   6- 6-21  Bruxelles      Croatia            1-0 
81  12- 6-21  Skt. Peterburg Russia             3-0     European Championship
82  17- 6-21  København      Denmark            2-1     European Championship
83  21- 6-21  Skt. Peterburg Finland            2-0     European Championship
84  27- 6-21  Sevilla        Portugal           1-0     European Championship
85   2- 7-21  München        Italy              1-2     European Championship

[!] match not official for FIFA; Belgium made 7 substitutions

Total Record

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
     85   49   13   23  158-  90     111      65.29

NB: Thomas Vermaelen won 20 successive matches with Belgium (matches 65-84 above).

Types of Matches
Friendlies             30
World Cup Qualifiers   19
World Cup               4
European Champ. Qual.  20
European Championship   9
UEFA Nations League A   1
Kirin Cup               2

Total                  85


Goals:
Cap  26     1 goal
Cap  75     1 goal

Total       2 goals


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