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Axel Witsel history
Axel Witsel was born on 12 January 1989 in Lüttich and plays for Borussia Dortmund. He played for RRC Vottem from 1995-1997, for CS Vise from 1997-1999, for Standard Lüttich from 1999-2011, for SL Benfica Lissabon from 2011-2012, for FC Zenit St. Petersburg from 2012-2017, for Tianjin Quanjian from 2017-2018 and has played for Borussia Dortmund since 2018.
Current season 2021/22
In this season, Axel Witsel has scored two goals into the opponent‘s net. In 22 of the previous 29 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 29 games, he won 21 with his club. Additionally, the 33-year-old was substituted in for seven games.
The player with the shirt number 28 played his last game on the 34th matchday of the 2021/22 season (14 May 2022). He was victorious over Hertha BSC while playing for Borussia Dortmund with a score of 2-1. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 83 minutes. In terms of total touches, he had 65 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 17 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win nine. The 1.86m-tall midfielder was additionally able to make 51 successful passes. He covered a distance of 9.3 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of five sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Axel Witsel has played 105 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 70. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Borussia Dortmund. Here, Axel Witsel has put a total of 10 balls in the net.
Axel Witsel won the DFB-Pokal in 2020/21 with Borussia Dortmund.
Axel Witsel News & videos
Witsel, Hazard and Meunier: BVB stars heading Belgium's Euro tilt
The world's No.1 nation are already looking to their BVB trio to secure a first major international trophy.
"I grew up playing futsal more than football" - Axel Witsel
He may be one of the Bundesliga and Europe's most feared defensive midfielders, but Dortmund's Witsel learned about the technical game of futsal before football.
Witsel: "We're better than last season"
Axel Witsel was full of praise for BVB, and one teammate in particular, after his side's Matchday 1 win over Augsburg.