Dante Vanzeir

Dante Vanzeir

Dante Vanzeir



Country: Belgium

Date of birth: 16/04/1998 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Beringen (Belgium)

Height: 176cm

Youth career: KRC Genk

Current club: KRC Genk

Squad number: 16

Current national team: Belgium U-18

Position: winger, second striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 250.000 € 

Tournaments participated in: 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup (7/2)

Contract until: 30.06.2019

Player’s agent: firsteleven ISM development

Transfer rumours: Anderlecht, Club Brugge, Wolfsburg, Tottenham

Similar type of player: Marco Reus



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– creatvity Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– technique Untitled1

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– dynamism Untitled

– flair Untitled

– agility Untitled

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– heading

– tactical awareness

– defensive contribution


Style of play:

– explosive and skilfull winger/inverted winger/wide forward

– highly technical player gifted with great dribbling skills and solid finishing ability 

– likes to dribble

– gets fouled often

– often cuts inside on his right foot to move to a more central attacking position, and uses uses his speed and skill to take on defenders until he finds the space to make an attempt on goal

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement and close control

– often uses his speed and skill to take on defenders

– plays with a natural flair and is dangerous in the box

– often uses his creativity to set up goals for other players

– possesses exceptional ability to maneuver in small spaces

– excellent balance and changes of pace

– often makes surging runs into penalty box

– very unpredictable for his opponents

– all-action and energetic


He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-3-3.






2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup 3rd place with Belgium.


League summary (as for 13 August 2016):

No senior team appearances yet.



Dante Vanzeir joined Racing Genk youth academy at the age of seven where he progressed through their youth squads. He was promoted to the first team before the start of the 2016-17 season and it is almost certain that he will get his chance to make his professional debut anytime soon. In 2015 he earned his biggest prize so far of his short career – a bronze medal with young ‘Red Devils’ at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, where Belgium has shown a fantastic generation of players, which includes, among others, Dennis Vaerenbergh, Dante Rigo, Wout Faes, Orel Mangala, Jorn Vancamp, Ismail Azzaoui, Matthias Verreth and Christophe Janssens.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.





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