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Full name  Vincent van den Berg
Years  Team
Playing position  Midfielder
2006-2007  Arsenal
Height  1.83 m

2004-2006  SC Heerenveen
Role  Footballer
Place of birth  Netherlands
Name  Vincent den
Current team  Excelsior Maassluis
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Date of birth  (1989-01-19) 19 January 1989 (age 26)

Vincent van den Berg (born 19 January 1989,) is a Dutch footballer, who can play as a Forward in the roles of a midfielder, winger or striker. Van Den Berg has featured for clubs Arsenal, Go Ahead Eagles as well as FC Zwolle in his footballing career. He as of current plays for Tweede Divisie side Excelsior Maassluis.


Club career

Born in Schiedam, Rotterdam, Van den Berg played as a youth for SC Heerenveen, prior to moving to Arsenal at the age of 17 in the summer of 2006. He played for both Arsenal's Academy and Reserve teams, but only in pre-season friendlies for the first team, most notably as a substitute in Dennis Bergkamp's testimonial match.

On January 7, 2008 Arsenal officially confirmed he would go on loan to Go Ahead Eagles for the second half of the 2007-08 season. He made his debut for Eagles, starting in a friendly match against Samsunspor, during which he was injured and had to be substituted after 25 minutes of play. After recovering, he went on to be capped a total of four times for Go Ahead, without any goals scored altogether.

On 12 August 2008, Van den Berg joined FC Zwolle on loan, for the 2008-09 season, but did not play for the first team, due to injuries.

With his Arsenal contract due to expire in the summer of 2009, he was offered a trial with Sparta Rotterdam, but was again injured. Van den Berg then joined up with current Tweede Divisie side Excelsior Maassluis in August 2009. Whilst featuring at and away from the Lavendelstraat, Van Den Berg was victorious in 2013's Hoofdklasse. He also went on with Excelsior, to win the Derde Divisie title of 2016.

International career

Van den Berg played for the Netherlands U17 team, and so was a member of the side that went on to win a bronze medal at the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Peru.


Excelsior Maassluis
  • Hoofdklasse - Winner (2013)
  • Derde Divisie - Winner (2016)
  • International

  • 2005 FIFA U-17 World Cup: Bronze Medal.
  • References

    Vincent van den Berg Wikipedia

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