| Mats Rits|
| (1993-07-18) 18 July 1993 (age 22)|
KV Mechelen (#11 / Midfielder)
Mats Rits Wikipedia
Mats Rits (born 18 July 1993) is a Belgian professional footballer, who currently plays for KV Mechelen.
Rits made his debut at the highest level of Belgian football in a 3-1 win over VC Westerlo. He came on the pitch in the 30th minute as a replacement for the injured Daniel Cruz. Mats Rits scored the equalizer, and the last goal of the match.
During his youth career, several bigger clubs showed interest in the youth international. RSC Anderlecht, Ajax and Real Madrid are named.
As of the June 28th 2011 Mats Rits has been contracted by Ajax. He scored his first goal for Ajax in a friendly match against VV Buitenpost on 2 July 2011 in the '75 minute, with the match ending in a 0-4 away win for Ajax. Four days later on 6 July 2011, Mats Rits scored an additional two goals in the '64 and '70 minute in a friendly fixture against AZSV Aalten. The match ended in a 0-11 away win for the Amsterdam side. Suffering a back injury during practice, Mats Rits was sidelined for the entire 2011-12 season, and for the first half of the 2012-13 season. He appeared in a couple more friendly fixtures for Ajax while recuperating, but was unable to find his way back into the A-Selection. On 9 October 2012, Mats Rits scored the only goal for Ajax in a 1-1 draw at home, in the '76 minute, in a friendly match against AS Trenčín from Slovakia.
Unable to break through into to first team in Amsterdam following his injury, Mats Rits returned to Belgium, signing a 2,5 year contract with KV Mechelen during the Winter transfer window, on 6 January 2013.As of 14 March 2013
Eredivisie (1): 2011–12