Bas Dost


Full NameBas Dost

BornMay 31, 1989

Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)




Bas Dost is a Netherlands footballer born on 31st May, 1989 in Deventer, Netherlands. He is a Right footed Centre forward playing for Sporting CP and Netherlands football team.


Dost started his career by joining CVV Germanicus youth team at the age of 6. He played for there for 6 years before joining FC Emmen in 2001.

Dost played there in the youth team and earned a first team call up in 2007. He played 23 matches that season and scored his first goal against Fortuna Sittard . He also scored a hat-trick that season against BV Veendam.

Dost joined Heracles Almelo for a reported fee of 300K euros. He played there till 2010 and scored 17 goals for the team. His potential made him a favourite to move to Ajax but he joined SC Heerenveen in 2010.

He was called up to represent Netherlands U19 team and he made 10 appearances. Dost made great strides at the club and top scored during the 2011-12 season. He scored 32 goals that season. He also top scored in the KNVB Cup in that season.

Dost was then bought by Wolfsburg in 2012 for a fee of 6.30 million pounds. He made his Bundesliga debut against VfB Stuttgart where he scored a winner.


His performances earned him a place in the Netherlands team where he made his debut against Turkey in the European Qualifiers which ended as 1-1 draw.

Rise to Glory

Dost made himself a great potential by scoring 48 goals for Wolfsburg and won the DFB Pokal Cup in 2014-15 season and won the DFL Super Cup in 2015.

He then earned a move to Portuguese side Sporting CP for a reported transfer fee of 10.67 million pounds.

Dost top scored the League with 34 goals and in the next season helped his team win the Portuguese League Cup in 2017-18 season.

Club Career

Bas Dost started his career at CVV Germanicus in 1995 and moved to Emmen FC youth team in 2001.

He then made his first team debt for Emmen in 2007 and played for 1 season. He then moved to Heracles Almelo in 2008.

He played there till 2010 before moving to SC Heerenveen. He played at the club till 2012 and moved to VfL Wolfsburg and played till 2016 season.

He then moved to Portuguese side Sporting CP in 2016.


He was the top scorer of the Eredivisie League in 2011-12 season with 32 goals. He was also the top scorer of the Liga NOS in 2016-17 season with 34 goals.

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