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Marco van Ginkel


ABOUT
ABOUT

Marco van Ginkel, was born on December 1, 1992, is a footballer hailing from Netherlands, who plays for PSV Eindhoven in Eredivisie ( First tier league in Netherlands) at Central Midfield position.


Background


He played for the youth system at De Valleivogels and Vitesse Arnhem in 2009/10 season, at the age of 17. His first senior goal was scored in 2010. He represented his country at U19 level before playing in U21 squad in 2013 European U21 Championship.


Debut


For the national team, he made his debut in November 2012. Marco won his second cap in a friendly against against Portugal.


He made his debut for Chelsea in 2013.


Rise to glory


When Marco joined PSV Eindhoven in 2015, he scored in his first start against Utrecht. In February 2016, he gave an impressive performance and played a key role in winning match against Utrecht and NEC Nijmegen. This performance gave him an edge over others as he was going at a pace of seven goals in 15 appearances.


He scored eight goals in 16 appearances helping PSV winning the Dutch League title in 2015.


His team won following accolades, which involve a key role played by him, U21 Premier League Championship in 2013, 2013 European U21 Football Championship, 2014 UEFA Champions League, 2015 Dutch Championship in Eredivisie league and 2016, UEFA Champions League.


Low points


2013 was the worst year of all for Marco when he had to miss 38 crucial matches for Chelsea FC due to cruciate ligament rupture. This was followed by knee injury in 2016 which made him miss 12 matches for Chelsea FC. Injuries have been the only impediments in his career, apart from this, he career graph has always been good due to his impressive performances.


Club career


Marco played in leagues like Eredivisie in 2009-12 for Vitesse Arnhem, and in 2015-17 for PSV Eindhoven, Premier League 2013, 2016 for Chelsea FC, Playoffs Europa League 2011 for Vitesse Arnhem. He has played in national cup competitions like TOTO KNVB beker 2010-12 for Vitesse Arnhem, 2015 & 2017 for PSV Eindhoven, EFL Cup 2013 for Chelsea FC and 2015 for Stoke City. He was a key player for his team in International Cup Competitions like Europa League Qualifiers 2012 for Vitesse Arnhem, in 2017 for PSV Eindhoven, Champions League 2013 for Chelsea FC and 2015 for PSV Eindhoven.

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