Belgian star Thomas Vermaelen had an attacking return of two goals in 85 appearances for his country’s senior team before he called time on his national team career. He spent 15 years with the Belgium senior team until his retirement was confirmed last year.

Thomas Vermaelen played for Belgium at the u-19 and u-21 levels before being handed his senior team debut at the start of 2006. He played his first game for the Belgium senior team against Luxembourg at the age of 20. The game between Belgium and Luxembourg in March 2006. Vermaelen spent almost three years with the senior team before being named the captain. He was made the skipper for the Belgium senior team officially on October 8, 2009. Thomas Vermaelen became the Belgium senior team captain just before the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Turkey and Estonia. Continue reading VERMAELEN: NATIONAL TEAM CAREER IN FOCUS