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Marouane Fellaini
Marouane Fellaini
Date of birth:

22 November 1987

Nationality:

Flag of Belgium Belgian

Position:

Midfielder

Team:

Shandong Luneng Taishan F.C.

Marouane Fellaini-Bakkioui (born 22 November 1987) is a Belgian professional football player who plays as a midfielder for Chinese club Shandong Luneng Taishan and the Belgium national team.

Born in Etterbeek to Moroccan parents, Fellaini played youth football for Anderlecht, R.A.E.C. Mons, Royal Francs Borains and Charleroi S.C. before joining Standard Liège. After winning the Belgian First Division and the Ebony Shoe as a Liège player, he moved to England to join Everton. At Everton, he was the club's Young Player of the Season for 2008–09, when the club were losing finalists in the FA Cup. After five years at Everton, he transferred to Manchester United in a deal worth £27.5 million in September 2013. After five years with Manchester United and more than a decade in England, Fellaini joined Shandong Luneng on February 1, 2019.