Toby Alderweireld

Belgian association football player

Toby Albertine Maurits Alderweireld (born 2 March 1989) is a Belgian football player. He plays as a defender for Royal Antwerp and the Belgium national team.

Toby Alderweireld
Alderweireld with Belgium at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Toby Albertine Maurits Alderweireld[1]
Date of birth (1989-03-02) 2 March 1989 (age 34)[2]
Place of birth Antwerp, Belgium
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[3]
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Royal Antwerp
Number 23
Youth career
1994–1999 Germinal Ekeren
1999–2004 Germinal Beerschot
2004–2008 Ajax
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2013 Ajax 128 (7)
2013–2015 Atlético Madrid 12 (1)
2014–2015Southampton (loan) 26 (1)
2015–2021 Tottenham Hotspur 174 (8)
2021–2022 Al-Duhail 20 (0)
2022– Royal Antwerp 45 (7)
National team
2004 Belgium U15 3 (1)
2004 Belgium U16 2 (0)
2005–2006 Belgium U17 17 (3)
2006 Belgium U18 3 (0)
2006–2007 Belgium U19 9 (0)
2009–2010 Belgium U21 5 (0)
2009–2022 Belgium 127 (5)
Honours
Men's football
Representing  Belgium
FIFA World Cup
Third place 2018
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 October 2023

Career statistics change

Club change

As of match played 18 September 2023[4][5]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National cup[a] League cup[b] Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ajax 2008–09 Eredivisie 5 0 0 0 3[c] 0 8 0
2009–10 31 2 6 1 8[c] 0 45 3
2010–11 26 2 4 0 12[d] 3 1[e] 0 43 5
2011–12 29 1 3 0 7[f] 1 1[e] 1 40 3
2012–13 33 2 3 0 8[g] 1 1[e] 1 45 4
2013–14 4 0 0 0 0 0 1[e] 0 5 0
Total 128 7 16 1 38 5 4 2 186 15
Atlético Madrid 2013–14 La Liga 12 1 6 1 4[h] 0 0 0 22 2
Southampton (loan) 2014–15[6] Premier League 26 1 2 0 0 0 28 1
Tottenham Hotspur 2015–16[7] Premier League 38 4 1 0 0 0 10[c] 0 49 4
2016–17[8] 30 1 4 0 0 0 5[i] 1 39 2
2017–18[9] 14 0 2 0 1 0 4[h] 0 21 0
2018–19[10] 34 0 0 0 4 0 12[h] 0 50 0
2019–20[11] 33 2 3 0 0 0 6[h] 0 42 2
2020–21[12] 25 1 3 0 2 0 5[c] 0 35 1
Total 174 8 13 0 7 0 42 1 236 9
Al-Duhail 2021–22 Qatar Stars League 20 0 4 1 5[j] 0 29 1
Royal Antwerp 2022–23 Belgian Pro League 36 7 6 0 5[k] 0 47 7
2023–24 5 0 0 0 0 0 1[l] 0 6 0
Total 41 7 6 0 5 0 1 0 53 7
Career total 401 24 47 3 7 0 94 6 4 2 553 35
  1. Includes KNVB Cup, Copa del Rey, FA Cup, Emir of Qatar Cup, Belgian Cup
  2. Includes EFL Cup
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Appearances in UEFA Europa League
  4. Eight appearances and two goals in UEFA Champions League, four appearances and one goal in UEFA Europa League
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Appearance in Johan Cruyff Shield
  6. Five appearances in UEFA Champions League, two appearances and one goal in UEFA Europa League
  7. Six appearances in UEFA Champions League, two appearances and one goal in UEFA Europa League
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Appearances in UEFA Champions League
  9. Three appearances and one goal in UEFA Champions League, two appearances in UEFA Europa League
  10. Appearances in AFC Champions League
  11. Appearances in UEFA Europa Conference League
  12. Appearance in Belgian Super Cup

International change

Appearances and goals by national team and year[13]
National team Year Apps Goals
Belgium 2009 4 0
2010 6 0
2011 5 0
2012 5 0
2013 11 1
2014 13 0
2015 9 0
2016 12 2
2017 8 0
2018 15 0
2019 10 2
2020 6 0
2021 14 0
2022 9 0
Total 127 5
Belgium score listed first, score column indicates score after each Alderweireld goal.[13]
List of international goals scored by Toby Alderweireld
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 19 November 2013 King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium 31   Japan 2–3 2–3 Friendly
2 26 June 2016 Stadium Municipal, Toulouse, France 60   Hungary 1–0 4–0 UEFA Euro 2016
3 7 October 2016 King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium 64   Bosnia and Herzegovina 3–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
4 9 September 2019 Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland 94   Scotland 3–0 4–0 UEFA Euro 2020 qualification
5 10 October 2019 King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium 95   San Marino 5–0 9–0

Honours change

Ajax

Atlético Madrid

Tottenham Hotspur

Al-Duhail

Antwerp

Belgium

Individual

References change

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  2. "FIFA World Cup Russia 2018: List of Players: Belgium" (PDF). FIFA. 15 July 2018. p. 3. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 June 2019.
  3. "FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: List of players: Belgium" (PDF). FIFA. 15 November 2022. p. 3. Retrieved 22 November 2022.
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  6. "Games played by Toby Alderweireld in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  7. "Games played by Toby Alderweireld in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  8. "Games played by Toby Alderweireld in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  9. "Games played by Toby Alderweireld in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  10. "Games played by Toby Alderweireld in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  11. "Games played by Toby Alderweireld in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 12 July 2020.
  12. "Games played by Toby Alderweireld in 2020/2021". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  13. 13.0 13.1 "Toby Alderweireld". Royal Belgian Football Association. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 "Alderweireld's Palmarés on the Atletico's official website page". clubatleticodemadrid.com. 24 June 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
  15. McNulty, Phil (25 April 2021). "Manchester City 1–0 Tottenham Hotspur". BBC Sport. Retrieved 25 April 2021.
  16. McNulty, Phil (1 June 2019). "Tottenham Hotspur 0–2 Liverpool". BBC Sport. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  17. Abilash, Vrinda (18 March 2022). "Al Duhail wins 50th Amir Cup Final 2022". I Love Qatar. Retrieved 16 April 2022.
  18. "Royal Antwerp win first Belgian title in 66 years after Toby Alderweireld's stoppage-time equaliser". BBC. 4 June 2023. Retrieved 5 June 2023.
  19. "Geen schoonheidsprijs, wel een vierde beker: Antwerp maakt favorietenrol waar tegen KV Mechelen" (in Dutch). Sporza. 30 April 2023. Retrieved 30 April 2023.
  20. "Antwerp wint nu ook de Supercup! KV Mechelen plooit pas na strafschoppen" (in Dutch). Sporza. 23 July 2023. Retrieved 23 July 2023.
  21. "Belgium 2–0 England: Line-ups". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 14 July 2018. Archived from the original on 3 August 2018. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  22. "Club van 100 (Wedstrijden)" (in Dutch).
  23. "PFA awards: Leicester and Spurs dominate Premier League team". BBC Sport. 21 April 2016. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  24. "UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season". UEFA. 20 May 2016.
  25. "Toby completes club awards double". Tottenham Hotspur F.C. 8 May 2016. Retrieved 28 March 2018.