At the age of 32, Toby Alderwild leaves for Qatari club Al-Duhail SC for one last adventure. Now Alderwild is not the first “ex” Red Devil to choose an adventure outside of Europe at the end of his life.
Stein Hughes Gems (Wellington Phoenix – New Zealand)
In addition to Asia and Africa, the (former) Red Devils also reached Australia. In 2012, Stein Hughes decided to play for New Zealand ‘s Wellington Phoenix in the Australian A-League. When introduced, Husseims immediately scored his first goal for the club. In two seasons, the Red Devils came in for 48 games, in which he found the net 15 times. After his Australian adventure, Huessems played Belgian amateur football.
Laurent Simon (Toronto FC – Canada)
In 2015, Laurent Simon signed a three-year contract to play for the Montreal Impact in Canada. He had made this decision for his autistic daughter. For this we got the best maintenance in Canada. That same year, he was named Major League Soccer’s best defender. Through a draft system, Simon was forced to switch to the new Los Angeles FC in 2017. He was not satisfied with this and also showed up on his social media. For this reason, he will be joining Dijon FCO in France in the summer of 2018. Four months later the contract was terminated and Seaman was able to find a new club. A few days later, it was announced that he would be leaving for Major League Soccer again. This time to the Canadian club Toronto FC.
Anthony Vandon Borre (TP Masembe – Congo)
In 2017, Vandon Borre announced the end of his professional football career. However, nothing seems to be true because he announced his return the same year. However, this is not a Belgian or European club, but a TP club in the Congo. Was in Masembe. The adventure ended a few months later. Vandon Borre thought he had played too little, and his teammates did not praise him. After Congo, Vandon Borre tried one more time at RSC Underlach, but he did not play.
Mousa Temple (Guangzhou R&F – China)
Like Alderwild, Mousa Tempel has in the past opted to leave Tottenham for an adventure outside of Europe. After 249 appearances for the English club, Dembele left for the Chinese club Guangzhou R&F. The Chinese transferred 12 million euros to Tottenham.
Marune Fellaini (Shandong Luneng Tyshan – China)
Like Moussa Tempel, Marouane Fellaini switched to the Chinese tournament in 2019. Since Yannick Karasco had already played in China, he became the third Red Devil in the Chinese Super League. He had a good first season with Shandong Luneng Taishan, in which he scored twelve times and provided five assists. Last season, Fellaini won the Chinese Cup, his first prize at the club.
Thomas Vermaelen (Whistle Kobe – Japan)
After a career at various top clubs such as Ajax, Arsenal and FC Barcelona, Vermaelen decided to move to Japan in 2019. F.C. As his contract with Barcelona expired, he was signed without a transfer and signed with Whistler Gobi for two and a half years. Along with Andres Iniesta, he has also won the Japanese Super Cup and Trophy. Despite playing in Japan, he was active with the Red Devils. Alterwild believes something.
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