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4 Top Netherlands Players That Have African Ancestry (Photos)

1. Timothy Fosu-Mensah

Photo showing Timothy Fosu-Mensah at Manchester United

Timothy Fosu-Mensah is a prominent Dutch footballer, he currently plays as a defensive midfielder for the German side; Bayer Leverkusen, and also the Netherlands national team.

Timothy made his professional debut in 2016 and played for Manchester United as his first club, he also made appearances for Fulham and Crystal Palace, before joining Bayer Leverkusen.

The 23-year-old footballer also joined the Netherlands senior team in 2017 and has made just 3 appearances.

Though he has spent his whole life in the Netherlands, his parents are originally from Ghana.

2. Anthony Musaba

Photo of Anthony Musaba (Credit: Google)

Anthony Musaba is next on this list, he is a 20-year-old Dutch footballer, who currently plays as a forwarder for SC Heerenveen.

Anthony is known for his unique agility and ball control, his professional career started in 2019, he has about 13 career goals so far.

Though he was born and raised in the Netherlands, his parents are from Congo. He also has a twin brother, who is also into the football business.

3. Obi Onyeike

Photo of Obi Onyeike

Obi Onyeike is also a Dutch footballer, he currently plays as a defender, for the Netherlands club; VVSB.

He is 29 years old and is recognized for the time he spent playing for TEC. Obi made over 100 appearances for the club and scored 4 goals.

He was born in the Netherlands, to a Nigerian father and Dutch mother.

4. Memphis Depay

Photo of Memphis Depay at Barcelona

Memphis Depay is last on this list, he is also a Dutch Footballer, and he currently plays as a forwarder for the La Liga club; Barcelona, and the Netherlands national team.

The 27-year-old player has also made appearances for Lyon, PSV, and Manchester United. He has played over 73 games with the Netherlands senior team and has scored over 35 international goals.

Though Memphis has spent his entire life as a Dutchman, his father is actually from Ghana, and his mother is From the Netherlands.

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