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Arthur De Sloover
Personal information
Full name Arthur Anne-Marie
Thierry De Sloover
Born 3 May 1997 (1997-05-03) (age 24)
Kortrijk, Belgium
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Royal Beerschot
Youth career
2001– Saint-Georges
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–2014 Saint-Georges
2014–present Beerschot
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016 Belgium U21 10 (0)
2017–present Belgium 96 (0)
Last updated on: 24 July 2021

Arthur Anne-Marie Thierry De Sloover (born 3 May 1997) is a Belgian field hockey player who plays as a defender for Royal Beerschot and the Belgium national team.

Club career

De Sloover started playing hockey at the age of four. He played at Saint-Georges Hockey Club in Kortrijk from 2001 until 2014. He changed to Beerschot in the 2014–15 season.

International career

He was part of the Belgian under-21 selection that placed second at the 2016 Junior World Championship in Lucknow, India. He was part of the Belgian selection that placed second at the 2017 European Championship in Amstelveen, the Netherlands. He was part of the Belgian selection that won the 2018 Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar, India. At the 2018 Hockey Stars Awards, he was named the FIH Rising Star of the Year. In August 2019, he was selected in the Belgium squad for the 2019 EuroHockey Championship. They won Belgium its first European title by defeating Spain 5-0 in the final. On 25 May 2021, he was selected in the squad for the 2021 EuroHockey Championship.

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