Hans Vanaken

by John Max 31 Dec,2021
Hans Vanaken
Personal Info
  • Famous Name Hans Vanaken
  • Country Belgium BE
  • Birth Name Hans Vanaken
  • Birth Place Pelt, Belgium
  • Famous Name Hans Vanaken
  • Net Worth $2 million
  • Salary £2,652,000
  • Position in Team Attacking midfielder
  • Current team Club Brugge
  • Nationality Belgian
  • Profession Soccer Player
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Lauren Flemings

Hans Vanaken is a Belgian professional footballer currently signed to the Belgian First Division A club Club Brugge as an attacking midfielder. A full international since 2018, he has earned 17 caps and scored 3 goals for the Belgium national team.

Pelt, Belgium native, Hans Vanaken was born on 24th August 1992, under the star sign Virgo. The twenty-nine years old holds Belgian nationality. He stands 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) tall. 

How Much Is Hans Vanaken's Net Worth?

Hans Vanaken is the second-highest-paid player in the Belgian Pro League with a weekly salary of £51,000  which is £2,652,000 per annum from the Club Brugge. 

His market value is reported as €16 million, updated on 6th October 2021. He is endorsed by Nike. 

Hans Vanaken's net worth is approximately $2 million. 

Is Hans Vanaken Dating?

Hans Vanaken is married to Lauren Flemings. On 30th May 2016, took to Twitter and disclosed their engagement. He tweeted "She said YES, my future wife."

HansHans Vanaken and his wife SOURCE: Instagram @hansvanaken20

The couple tied the knot on 26th May 2018 in a beautiful ceremony. Their wedding photos are everywhere on their respective Instagram account.

Vanaken and his wife have two pets, Lou & Pippa. 

Football Career

Hans Vanaken began his football career playig in the youth systme of PSV Eindhoven in 2002. 

In 2008, he joined Lommel United and played in their youth system until 2010. 

In 2010, Vanaken was promoted to the senior team of Lommel United, making his senior debut in the Belgian Second Division. Following his string of standout performances for Lommel, he became the center of attraction of many top division clubs.

In 2013, he signed to Lokeren. On 28th July 2013, he made his debut for Lokeren in a 3–2 win against Anderlecht where he scored two goals. During his two seasons with Lokeren, he played 76 games and scored 19 goals. 

In May 2015, Hans Vanaken signed to the Club Brugge. He helped the club to lift their 14th league championship.

In 2018, Vanaken recorded 21 goals as well as provided a further 21 assists, helping his team to its 15th league title and the Belgian Supercup.

In May 2018, he won the Belgian Professional Footballer of the Year award. On 16th January 2019, he won the Belgian Golden Shoe.

On 9th August 2019, he agreed on a contract extension that would tie him to the club until 2024.

On 11th December 2019, Vanaken scored an equalizing goal in their Champions League home game against Real Madrid. However, Brugge fall to a 1–3 defeat. 

Om 15th January 2020, he won the Belgian Golden Shoe awards for the second time. 

At the international level, Vanaken played for Belgium U20 (2012) and Belgium U21 (2013-14). 

On 7th September 2018, Vanaken made his international debut replacing Eden Hazard in a 4–0 win over  Scotland at Hampden Park.

On 30th March 2021, Vanaken scored his first two goals for Belgium  in an 8–0 victory against Belarus in qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

On 17th May 2021, Vanaken was named for the final 26-man squad for the UEFA Euro 2020. 

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