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Dries Mertens is a professional football/soccer player who played in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Mertens plays Forward_(association_football) for S.S.C. Napoli as number 14. Mertens was born on May 6, 1987, in Leuven, Belgium. This article examines Dries Mertens’s net worth.
As a youth, Dries Mertens played for K. Stade Leuven during 1996-1998, played for R.S.C. Anderlecht during 1998-2003, and played for K.A.A. Gent during 2003-2005. Over 2005-2007, Mertens played for K.A.A. Gent earning 0 caps and scoring 0 goals. During 2005-2006, Mertens played for SC Eendracht Aalst (loan) earning 14 caps and scoring 4 goals. In 2006-2007, Mertens played for AGOVV Apeldoorn (loan) earning 35 caps and scoring 2 goals. In 2007-2009, Mertens played for AGOVV Apeldoorn earning 73 caps and scoring 28 goals. From 2009-2011, Mertens played for FC Utrecht earning 69 caps and scoring 17 goals. From 2011-2013, Mertens played for PSV Eindhoven earning 168 caps and scoring 68 goals.
Dries Mertens also played nationally. During 2004, Mertens played for the Belgium national under-17 football team scoring 0 goals, with 4 caps. During 2011-, Mertens played for the Belgium national football team with 65 caps and 13 goals.
Footballers’ (soccer) pay change greatly depending on location and skills. In Europe, Premier League pay are around $4-5 million per year, and MLS players in the USA get close to $200,000 per year. In Latin America, footballers bring in about $1-2 million per year, while in China, footballers earn about $200,000. The lowest paying leagues pay as little as $50,000 per year. The best players in Europe may bring in $50 million or more. For World Cup play, footballers routinely make $500,000 or less.
So what is football/soccer player Dries Mertens’s net worth in 2018? Our estimate for Dries Mertens’s net worth as of 2018 is:
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