Marouane Fellaini


Full NameMarouane Fellaini-Bakkioui

BornNovember 22, 1987

Height1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)




Marouane Fellaini-Bakkioui also known as Marouane Fellaini is a Belgian Footballer who plays presently for the Manchester United and the Belgium national team. Born on 22 November 1987 he started his career from the Anderlecht club in 1997.

Fellaini plays majorly for the position of Central Midfield and sometimes also as Defensive Midfield and Attacking Midfield. Hailing for Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium he plays for the Belgium National Team and at the age of 8 he started his training from Anderlecht.


Marouane started his Youth career having been a part of the teams which includes Anderlecht, Mons, R. Francs Borains, Sporting Charleroi and Standard Liège. His early interest was athletics but his father being a professional footballer shifted hi sinterest into the game. He had good season at the started scoring 26 and 37 goals in his first season at the academy.

He signed a permanent contact and started his Senior career by being a part of Standard Liège in 2006. His strengths ranges from heading ability and stamina which let him have hed to head competition. This performances led him to win the title of Ebony Shoe in 2008 which is award in Belgium given annually to the best African or African origin player in the Belgian Pro League.

He then joined Everton in September 2008 on a five-year deal from Standard Liège. He played well for the Everton and made 177 appearances and scored 33 goals for the club. He then shifted to Manchester United in 2013 and signed a four year contact.

Fellaini qualified to represent both Morocco and Belgium but chose to represent Belgium National Team and has made seven appearances in Belgium's 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign and he contributed one goal which further led the team to the finals.

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