Jan Bert Lieve Vertonghen born 24 April 1987) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a defender for English club Tottenham Hotspur and the Belgium national team. He is the third-captain for Spurs.
He began his senior career at Dutch club Ajax in 2006 and totalled 220 games and 28 goals for them across all competitions, serving as their captain since 2011. He won two Eredivisie and two KNVB Cup titles during his time at the club, and in 2012 he was named Dutch Footballer of the Year. Vertonghen transferred to Tottenham in July 2012, and made the PFA Team of the Year in his first Premier League season, going on to make over 200 appearances for Spurs.
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