With Belgium Absent From Euro 2012 Of Course Vermaelen Is Training In Suits

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Written By Chris Azzopardi

Despite a strong EPL campaign this year, Vermaelen alongside City captain Kompany are notable absences from Euro 2012. A third place finish in their group wasn’t enough to force a play-off, so instead Vermaelen is biding his time on the training pitch in unconventional manner. Starring in British photographer and director Sharif Hamza’s short film, the 26-year-old defender dons the clothing of some of his fellow countrymen and finest women’s garb including that of Ann Demeulemeester, Kris Van Assche, Dries Van Noten, Tim Coppens, Raf Simons and Maison Martin Margiela.

As an Arsenal fan, I’d much rather see less step-overs and more aerial work. The last thing we want to see is our fullback trying to dribble out the back…


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