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YO SOY
Merel
vaN
Dongen.

El deporte y la comunicación están indisolublemente unidos. Como futbolista profesional, simplemente no puedes vivir sin la atención de los medios de comunicación y el apoyo de la afición. Jugar para tus propios fans libera algo extra. Y para ponerme en contacto con ustedes aún más cerca, tengo este sitio web. Aquí y a través de mis redes sociales os mantendré informados de mis logros en el campo de Oranje y Atlético. Y de vez en cuando doy un vistazo a mi vida ahí fuera. Bienvenido a mi sitio. Ven a verme en la selección holandesa o visita un partido en Madrid. Pero también puedes dejarme algo de ti. ¡Nos mantendremos en contacto!

Merel the player

THe goal is this feeling

everything TO achieve my goal

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MEREL LA JUGADORA

IN THE HEART

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July 2020 - July 2024

Atlético Madrid

My current club!

Champions League quarterfinalist

Contract until July 2024 

July 2018 - July 2020

 

Amazing two years off football and also the place where I learned my first palabras en español... 

Thanks to my girlfriend Ana and my time in Sevilla I am now pretty fluent in Spanish but with a strong Andalusian accent

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Real Betis

January 2015 - July 2018

AFC Ajax

As a 5 year old girl from Amsterdam I wrote a letter to Ajax. I wanted to play there. They wrote me back: They didn't have women's football. Times changed, Ajax started with women's football and I made my debut for the club of my life where we became National Champions twice and won the cup, twice. 

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July 2012 - December 2014

University of Alabama

Living the American dream as a 19 year old. Far away from home I studied psychology, learned English and played football on the highest college level for the University of Alabama. 

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July 2011 - July 2012

ADO Den Haag

My first year in the Dutch Eredivisie. We won the league and the cup. I was still a midfielder, playing as an 8 or 10. Those were the days;)

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December 2015 - July 2018

Trainer sc Buitenveldert

Responsible for practicing, coaching the U-17 team at my old club. At the same time I tried to inspire my younger generation. Who works hard and is determined can reach great goals.

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2000 - 2009

Basketball-player

Until my 16th I combined football with basketball. I loved both but the level of training didn't allow me to play both. I decided to say goodbye to basketball. I don't regret it but I miss it still.

Merel the person
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MEREL LA PERSONA

This is me, as a person, what I stand for and where I make myself heard
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"Merel van dongen over vrouwenvoetbal en vieze dm's"

 VICE

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TOUZANI 
en de oranjeleeuwinnen

"TOEZANI & DE ORANJELEEUWINNEN"

"TOEZANI & DE ORANJELEEUWINNEN"

PORTFOLIO

VALUES

ACCEPTANCE. EQUALITY. FOOTBALL.
(in that order)

Where is merel?

CHECK THE CALENDAR TO FOLLOW MEREL´S JOURNEY
Calendar

26

Mar

Atlético - Valencia

Stadion: Wanda Metropolitano

Tijd:        13:00 uur

Plaats:    Madrid

2/3

Apr

Real Betis - Atlético 

Stadion: CD Luis del Sol

Tijd:        Not confirmed yet

Plaats:    Sevilla

8

Apr

The Netherlands - Cyprus

Stadion: Euroborg

Tijd:        20.45

Plaats:    Groningen

12

Apr

The Netherlands - Belarusa

Stadion: Car Jeans Stadion

Tijd:        20.45

Plaats:    The Hague

Copa del Rey

Contact
CONTACT

Hey, I just met you and this is crazy
But here's my email, so mail me maybe
It's hard to look right at you baby

But here's my email, so don’t hasitazy!

info.merelvandongen@gmail.com

Thanks for your message

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