Hans Hateboer is a Dutch professional football player. He was born on 9 January 1994 in Beerta, Netherlands. He mainly plays the role of a right back and is currently playing for the Serie A club Atalanta B.C. and the Netherlands national team. His present market value is £2.70 million.
Hateboer started his career at THOS and then moved to SC Veendam. He trained at Groningen academy and on 1st July 2010, he moved to the U-17 squad of FC Groningen. In 2011, he was promoted to the U-19 squad of FC Groningen and on July 1, 2012 he was promoted to its he U-21 squad.
Hateboer made his international debut on 4th September, 2014 for the Netherlands U20 in an international friendly against Czech Republic U20. The game was a 0:1 loss to Netherlands U20. Then on November 13, 2014, he made his U21 debut for the national team in an international friendly against Germany U21 and again in a lost game. Finally on 23rd March, 2018 he made his senior international debut for Netherlands. It was a 0:1 lost game to England.
Rise to glory
As a defender he provided assists and a goal on Apr 8, 2015 against SBV Excelsior in the semifinal thus helping his first senior club Groningen win the 2014–15 KNVB Cup against defending champions PEC Zwolle. This led the team qualifying for the 2015–16 UEFA Europa League.
On Feb 22, 2015 in the match of Eredivisie competition against Heerenveen, he provided self goal.
On May 12, 2016, he scored a goal for his team FC Groningen in a Play-Offs Europa League match against Heracles Almelo.
In group E match of the Europa League against Olympique Lyon on 7th december 2017 he provided an assist.
On 1st January, 2013, Hateboer transferred to the senior squad of Groningen and debuted for the club on October 30, 2013. But he was on bench for the entire match.
On January 31, 2017, Atalanta BC signed Hateboer for a reported fee of £306k. He played his debut match was on 20th August 2017, a home match against AS Roma of the Serie A competition. On 20th September 2017, he provided his first assist in a match against Crotone.
Hateboer was credited with the most assists for a defender in the Eredivisie in 2016-17 season.