Thomas Vermaelen Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Thomas Vermaelen

Nick Name

Verminator (A nickname given by Arsenal’s fans), Tom

Thomas Vermaelen prior to a UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Republic of Ireland and Belgium on June 18, 2016
Thomas Vermaelen prior to a UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Republic of Ireland and Belgium on June 18, 2016

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Kapellen, Belgium

Nationality

Belgian

Education

Unknown

Occupation

Professional Soccer Player

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Vermaelen is signed with SEG.

Position

Defender (Centre-Back)

Shirt Number

15

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

176 lbs or 80 kg

Girlfriend / Spouse

Thomas Vermaelen dated –

  • Polly Parsons (2012-Present) – Vermaelen began dating English model and TV personality Polly Parsons in 2012. Together they have two sons Ace and Raff.
Thomas Vermaelen and Polly Parsons with their son Raff
Thomas Vermaelen and Polly Parsons with their son Raff

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Grey

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Grey eyes
  • Long neck
  • Short beard

Measurements

Thomas Vermaelen body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 40.5 in or 103 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 13.5 in or 34.5 cm
  • Waist – 31.5 in or 80 cm
Thomas Vermaelen shirtless on medical tests at FC Barcelona
Thomas Vermaelen on medical tests at FC Barcelona

Shoe Size

Unknown

Brand Endorsements

Vermaelen has been endorsed by the well known sportswear brand Nike.

Religion

Thomas’ religious beliefs are not known.

Best Known For

Winning the UEFA Champions League trophy as a member of FC Barcelona in the 2014-2015 season.

Also, Vermaelen is known for winning the Spanish La Liga title in both 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 seasons.

First Soccer Match

On February 15, 2004, Vermaelen debuted for Ajax in a 0-2 victory over FC Volendam.

He made his debut for Arsenal on August 15, 2009, in a 1-6 success over Everton at Goodison Park.

On May 23, 2015, Thomas played his first official match for FC Barcelona against Deportivo de La Coruna.

At the age of 20, Thomas made his competitive debut for his national team in a match against Luxembourg in March 2006.

Strengths

  • Holding on to the ball
  • Aerial duels
  • Passing
  • Dribbling

Weaknesses

  • Crossing
  • Focus

First Film

Thomas has not acted in a real film yet.

First TV Show

Other than soccer matches itself, Vermaelen has not been seen in any other TV show.

Personal Trainer

Thomas’s workout and diet programs are not known.

Thomas Vermaelen Favorite Things

Unknown

Thomas Vermaelen with the ball during a match between AS Roma and Udinese on August 20, 2016
Thomas Vermaelen with the ball during a match between AS Roma and Udinese on August 20, 2016

Thomas Vermaelen Facts

  1. Vermaelen began his soccer career at the youth categories of Germinal Ekeren.
  2. In 2000, Thomas enrolled himself at Ajax’s soccer Academy from where he was later added to the senior team.
  3. He won the 2003-2004 Eredivisie trophy with Ajax.
  4. Thomas captained Ajax in the second part of the 2008-2009 season.
  5. On June 19, 2009, Vermaelen penned a four-year deal with English Premier League team Arsenal worth €10 million.
  6. He is right-footed.
  7. On October 18, 2011, Thomas extended his contract with Arsenal for four more years until 2015.
  8. In August 2012, Vermaelen was set as the new captain of Arsenal.
  9. On August 9, 2014, Thomas shifted to Spanish La Liga giant FC Barcelona. He agreed to a five-year deal for a price of €17 million.
  10. He was sent on a one-year loan period to the Italian Serie A team Roma on August 8, 2016.
  11. Vermaelen was a member of Belgium’s U-19 and U-21 teams.
  12. He represented Belgium at the 2014 World Cup.
  13. Visit Vermaelen’s official website @ thomasvermaelen.com.
  14. Follow Thomas on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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