Axel Witsel

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Axel Witsel
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9.54

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35

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CDM

Profile of Axel Witsel

Performance in the last match

EURO, 1 day ago
Axel Witsel
Axel Laurent Angel Lambert Witsel
35
years
BEL
Belgium
81
kgs
Mid
position
186
cms
20
shirt number
9.54
M.€
85
ELO

Born on 12 January 1989 in Liège

Personal data
Country of birth
Belgium Belgium
Other nationality
Martinique Martinique
Preferred foot
Right foot
Continent of birth
Europe
Region of birth
Western Europe
Career details
Status
Very high
Current club
Atlético Atlético
Current competition
LaLiga LaLiga
Previous club
B. Dortmund B. Dortmund
Previous competition
Bundesliga Bundesliga
Historic team
Standard de Liège Standard de Liège
Historical competition
Pro League Pro League
Last number
20
Most common shirt number
28
Other shirt numbers
6, 28, 10, 23

Form in last matches

Competitions played in

Participation and performances
LaLiga
0%
Wins

Team's position in the competition

Matchday 38 PTS MP W D L GF GA GD
2
Barcelona
Barcelona 85 38 26 7 5 79 44 +35
3
Girona
Girona 81 38 25 6 7 85 46 +39
4
Atlético
Atlético 76 38 24 4 10 70 43 +27
5
Athletic
Athletic 68 38 19 11 8 61 37 +24
6
Real Sociedad
Real Sociedad 60 38 16 12 10 51 39 +12

Position on the pitch

Main position
Defensive midfielder 87%
Other positions
  • Centre-back 13%
CDM
CB
Campo de Fútbol

Attributes

38
pace
66
shot
76
pass
63
Dribbling
62
defence
74
Stamina

Rating progression

85 ▲ 5
2425 06
466 11
2794 12
7500 16
530 18
369 22
Highest value in career
86 (2024)
Rankings
General
230º
Age
By country
11º 11º
By position
61º MF
By position
44º CDM CDM

Evolution of market value

9 M€ ▼ -0.8
2425 06
466 11
2794 12
7500 16
530 18
369 22
Highest value in career
57.39M (2014)
Rankings
General
1982º
Age
By country
53º 53º
By position
597º MF
By position
461º CDM CDM
Contract information
Provider
Puma
Agent
Nomi Sports
Start of contract
06/07/2022
End of contract
30/06/2024
LAST YEAR OF CONTRACT
Contract length
19/06/2026

Past signings

Season. Date
Origin Destination Cost
23/24 13/06/2024
Atlético
Atlético
Escudo
Renewal
22/23 06/07/2022
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
Atlético
Atlético
Free transfer
18/19 06/08/2018
Tianjin Tianhai
Tianjin Tianhai
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
20M Transfer
16/17 03/01/2017
Zenit
Zenit
Tianjin Tianhai
Tianjin Tianhai
20M Transfer
12/13 03/09/2012
Benfica
Benfica
Zenit
Zenit
40M Transfer
Total amount of money in transfer dealings 89M

Professional performance

Average number of goals
Calendar year 30
1
0.03
84
Last 6 months 31
1
0.03
84
Last 365 days 53
2
0.04
83
Last 3 years 156
6
0.04
78
Last 5 years 225
12
0.05
79
Career 862
105
0.12
80

List of clubs played for

Teams Season MP
MP GS MS MIN Age Pts. ELO
Atlético
Atlético
2023/24
51 2 0 6 0 51 45 6 4119' 35 6.8 83
LaLiga
LaLiga
35 2 0 5 0 35 30 5 2781' 35 6.9 83
Champions League
Champions League
10 0 0 0 0 10 10 0 858' 35 6.3 83
Copa del Rey
Copa del Rey
5 0 0 1 0 5 5 0 450' 35 5.6 83
Supercopa
Supercopa
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 30' 34 4.1 82
Atlético
Atlético
2022/23
43 0 1 3 1 43 33 10 3013' 34 6.3 78
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
2021/22
41 2 0 5 0 41 31 10 2771' 33 5.9 74
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
2020/21
22 1 0 5 0 22 18 4 1596' 31 6.4 79
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
2019/20
39 4 6 5 0 39 36 3 3216' 31 6.9 82

Teammates

Player rating and role
A. Griezmann
F
A. Griezmann
95
2
Jan Oblak
GK
Jan Oblak
91
1
Koke
MF
Koke
87
2
R. De Paul
MF
R. De Paul
86
3
Á. Morata
F
Á. Morata
85
0
M. Llorente
MF
M. Llorente
84
1
Nahuel Molina
D
Nahuel Molina
84
-1
Samuel Lino
F
Samuel Lino
83
6
J. Giménez
D
J. Giménez
81
-3
João Félix
F
João Félix
77
-1
Stefan Savić
D
Stefan Savić
77
-4
C. Azpilicueta
D
C. Azpilicueta
76
-1
Javi Galán
D
Javi Galán
75
1
Saúl
MF
Saúl
75
0
Reinildo
D
Reinildo
75
-1
Ángel Correa
F
Ángel Correa
75
-1
R. Riquelme
F
R. Riquelme
74
2
A. Vermeeren
MF
A. Vermeeren
71
-2
Thomas Lemar
MF
Thomas Lemar
71
-6

Historical performance in clubs

By teams Season. MP GS Min.
Standard de Liège
Standard de Liège
5 193 181 16152' 45 26
Zenit
Zenit
5 180 170 15045' 22 34
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
4 145 125 11196' 13 18
Atlético
Atlético
2 94 78 7132' 2 10
Benfica
Benfica
2 51 44 4148' 5 6
Tianjin Tianhai
Tianjin Tianhai
2 47 47 4212' 6 9
By competition Season. MP GS Min.
Pro League
Pro League
5 147 137 12180' 33 20
Premier League
Premier League
5 122 114 10101' 16 22
Bundesliga
Bundesliga
4 105 92 8193' 10 14
Champions League
Champions League
12 81 78 6924' 4 10
LaLiga
LaLiga
2 68 55 5036' 2 8

Teams played for

Standard de Liège
Standard de Liège
5 season
45
193
Zenit
Zenit
5 season
22
180
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
4 season
13
145
Atlético
Atlético
2 season
2
94
Benfica
Benfica
2 season
5
51
Tianjin Tianhai
Tianjin Tianhai
2 season
6
47

For the national team

3738
132 times at International
10 times at U21
3 times at U19
20 times at U17
12
Average number of goals
0.09
5
15
2
Other information
Times called up
140
Matches as a starter
125
Off the bench
7
Debut
26/3/2008
Age on debut
19.2 years old
Last match
8/6/2024
Age in last game
35.4 years old

Career with national team

Teams Year MP
MP GS MS MIN Age Pts. ELO
Belgium
Belgium
2024
2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 90' 35 5.1 85
International Friendly
International Friendly
1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 90' 35 5.1 85
Belgium
Belgium
2022
10 1 0 1 0 10 10 0 827' 33 5.7 76
Belgium
Belgium
2021
10 1 0 2 0 10 9 1 841' 32 5.8 75
Belgium
Belgium
2020
5 1 0 2 0 5 5 0 450' 31 6.4 79
Belgium
Belgium
2019
4 0 0 1 0 4 4 0 360' 30 6.2 82

Teammates in the national team

Player rating and role
T. Courtois
GK
T. Courtois
94
0
R. Lukaku
F
R. Lukaku
93
0
E. Hazard
F
E. Hazard
91
0
V. Kompany
D
V. Kompany
91
0
K. De Bruyne
MF
K. De Bruyne
90
0
J. Vertonghen
D
J. Vertonghen
90
0
T. Alderweireld
D
T. Alderweireld
90
0
Y. Tielemans
MF
Y. Tielemans
88
0
Y. Carrasco
F
Y. Carrasco
87
0
S. Mignolet
GK
S. Mignolet
87
0
M. Fellaini
MF
M. Fellaini
87
0
Dries Mertens
MF
Dries Mertens
85
0
T. Vermaelen
D
T. Vermaelen
85
0
L. Dendoncker
MF
L. Dendoncker
84
0
C. Benteke
F
C. Benteke
84
0
M. Dembélé
MF
M. Dembélé
83
0
T. Hazard
F
T. Hazard
82
0
K. Mirallas
MF
K. Mirallas
82
0
K. Casteels
GK
K. Casteels
81
0

Performances for the national team

By teams Season. MP GS Min.
Belgium
Belgium
16 132 125 10913' 12 17
Belgium U21
Belgium U21
2 9 8 684' 0 1
Belgium U17s
Belgium U17s
2 8 8 720' 0 2
Belgium U19s
Belgium U19s
1 3 1 140' 0 0
By competition Season. MP GS Min.
International Friendly
International Friendly
13 45 41 3452' 4 3
WC Qual. Europe
WC Qual. Europe
7 27 27 2335' 3 5
EC Qualifying
EC Qualifying
5 21 19 1748' 2 2
UEFA Nations League
UEFA Nations League
4 17 17 1457' 2 4
World Cup
World Cup
3 13 13 1170' 0 2

Titles

  • Belgian cup winner
    Belgian cup winner
  • 2
    Belgian champion
    Belgian champion
  • Portuguese league cup winner
    Portuguese league cup winner
  • Russian champion
    Russian champion
  • Russian cup winner
    Russian cup winner

Most important achievements

Milestones and events on this day

Best performances