Roel Brouwers

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Roel Brouwers
Brouwers in 2015
Personal information
Date of birth (1981-11-28) 28 November 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Heerlen, Netherlands
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
0000–2001 RKVV Weltania
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2005 Roda JC 49 (1)
2005–2007 Paderborn 07 59 (7)
2007–2016 Borussia Mönchengladbach 173 (15)
2016 Roda JC 8 (0)
Total 289 (23)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Roel Brouwers (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrul ˈbrʌuərs]; born 28 November 1981) is a Dutch former footballer[1] who last played for Roda JC Kerkrade in the Dutch Eredivisie.[2]

Club career

Brouwers played the majority of his professional career in Germany. He started at hometown amateur side Weltania Heerlen and had a few seasons with Roda JC before moving abroad to play for SC Paderborn 07. He then spent 9 years with Borussia Mönchengladbach, for whom he made his Champions League debut in September 2015 against Sevilla.[3]

He rejoined Roda in summer 2016,[4] only to finish his career in October 2016 after losing his place in the starting line-up and suffering minor injuries.[5]

Personal life

Although he was under contract at Borussia Mönchengladbach, Brouwers used to live with his wife and son in the Netherlands, in Voerendaal near the German border, 80 motorway kilometres located from Mönchengladbach.[6]


  1. ^ "ROEL BROUWERS STOPT PER DIRECT". Retrieved 12 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Roel Brouwers". Roda JC. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Roel Brouwers maakt debuut in Champions League". 1Limburg (in Dutch). 15 September 2015. Retrieved 5 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "Brouwers keert terug naar oude liefde Roda JC". Voetbal International (in Dutch). 17 May 2016. Retrieved 5 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "Brouwers (34) zet per direct punt achter loopbaan". Voetbal International (in Dutch). 2 October 2016. Retrieved 5 February 2017. 
  6. ^ "Roel Brouwers: Punkt zum Geburtstag". Hamburger Morgenpost (in German). 28 November 2014. Retrieved 1 March 2015. 
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