Vito Wormgoor

Vito Wormgoor
Vito Wormgoor
Vito Wormgoor
Defender
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Real Name: Vito Wormgoor
HT: 6' 2" WT: 179
Pronunciation: VEE-toh worm-HOOR
International
Age: 31 (16/11/1988)
Birthplace: Leersum, Netherlands
Hometown: Leersum, Netherlands

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Updated through March 7, 2020

2020 (Columbus): Wormgoor was signed by Crew SC as a free agent on December 18, 2019. He has made one regular-season appearance (one start at center-back) for Crew SC in 2020. The defender made his Black & Gold/MLS 2020 regular-season debut as a starter on Opening Match against New York City FC (March 1).  

2017-2019 (SK Brann): Wormgoor most recently played for SK Brann of Norway’s First Division from 2017-2019. During his three seasons with Brann, the defender served as the team’s captain, making 86 appearances (all starts), scoring 11 goals and providing four assists in the Eliteserien. Wormgoor also made two appearances (all starts) and provided one assist in a 2017-2018 Europa League Qualifiers series against Slovakian side Ruzomberok.

2016 (Aalesund): Wormgoor spent the second half of the 2016 season with Aalesund of Norway’s topflight, where he made 11 appearances (10 starts).

2010-2016 (ADO Den Haag): Wormgoor made 114 appearances (111 starts) while tallying four goals and two assists.

2009-2012(De Graafschap Doetinchem): Wormgoor made 93 appearances (92 starts), while registering three goals and three assists. Notably, Wormgoor helped De Graafschap Doetinchem win the Eerste Divisie – the Netherlands’ Second Division – in 2010.

2008-2009 (FC Utrecht): Wormgoor began his professional career in the Netherlands with FC Utrecht, where he made nine appearances (all starts).

YOUTH EXPERIENCE

Wormgoor is a product of the AFC Ajax Academy and regularly trained with Ajax’s First Team, where he tested himself against the likes of Luis Suarez.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Wormgoor has also represented the Netherlands internationally at the Under-20 level, making two appearances (two starts) for the Dutch squad.

PERSONAL

Vito Wormgoor is married to his wife Naomi and has three children:  Mila (8), Vienna (6) and Novi (3). During his free time, he enjoys playing with his children. Growing up, Wormgoor was a fan of AFC Ajax and played in their youth academy. His favorite player growing up was Real Madrid centerback Sergio Ramos. Currently. Wormgoor enjoys watching Virgil Van Dijk play. His favorite place to vacation in is the Dominican Republic. He enjoys reading biographies, especially athletes’ biographies. Wormgoor is a big fan of action and Disney movies. He enjoys making sushi, which is one of his favorite foods. Wormgoor speaks English and Dutch.

ACQUIRED

Columbus Crew SC signed Vito Wormgoor as a free agent on December 18, 2019. 

Name: Vito Wormgoor (pronounced: VEE-toh worm-HOOR)
Position: Defender
Height: 6’2”
Weight: 179
Born: November 16, 1988 in Leersum, Netherlands
Hometown: Leersum, Netherlands
Citizenship: Netherlands
Acquired: Signed by Crew SC as a free agent on December 18, 2019. He will be added to Columbus Crew SC’s roster following receipt of his International Transfer Certificate and P-1 Visa and will occupy an international roster spot.
Previous Experience: SK Brann (2017-2019), Aalesund (2016), ADO Den Haag (2012-2016), Graafschap Doetinchem (2009-2012), FC Utrecht (2008-2009)


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
AñoClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2020Columbus Crew SC110900002010
Career Totals-110900002010
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