Axel Witsel

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Birthday
12, 1989
Birthplace
Liege, Belgium
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
12, 1989 (age 29)
Birthplace
Liege, Belgium

About

Midfielder who became part of Belgium's national team in 2008 and joined Zenit St. Petersburg in 2012.

Before Fame

He played in Standard Liege's youth system from age 15 to 17 before making his senior debut with the team in 2006.

Trivia

He was named the Belgian Young Football of the Year in 2008 with Standard Liege.

Family Life

He was raised in Liege, Belgium, by a French Caribbean Father and a Belgian mother. He married Rafaella Szabo Witsel, and they have daughters named Mai Li and Evy.

Associated With

He and Eden Hazard both joined the Belgium national team in 2008 as two of the countries most promising young players.