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Kenneth Vermeer
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Personal information
Date of birth 10 January 1986 (1986-01-10) (age 24)
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current club AFC Ajax
Number 12
Youth career
1999 Neerlandia/SLTO
1999–2005 Ajax
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005– Ajax 22 (0)
2007–2008 Willem II (loan) 16 (0)
National team
2005– Netherlands U21 15 (0)
2007–2008 Netherlands U-23 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 October 2007.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 October 2007

Kenneth Vermeer (born 10 January 1986 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch footballer who plays goalkeeper for AFC Ajax and the Netherlands U-21 team.

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Career

Vermeer began his career at his hometown club Ajax, rising through the ranks of their famous youth system. He was loaned to Willem II for the 2007-08 season. In the 2008-09 season he started as the second choice keeper behind Maarten Stekelenburg. When Stekelenburg got injured, Vermeer replaced him well. As a result, Ajax trainer Marco van Basten decided to make Vermeer his first choice.

International career

He represented Netherlands U-20 in U-20 World Cup which was held in his home country in 2005. He was the first choice keeper, the team exited at quarter-finals by penalties (9-10) against Nigeria U-20.

He was a member of the Dutch squad that won the UEFA U-21 Championship in 2006 and 2007. The team also qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics.

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Awards
Preceded by
Wesley Sneijder
AFC Ajax Talent of the year
2003
Succeeded by
Hedwiges Maduro
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