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Axel Witsel (born 12 January 1989) is a Belgian central midfielder playing for FC Zenit Saint Petersburg and the Belgium national team. He is also often disposed as attacking midfielder or winger.
He started his career in Standard Liège in 2006, making 148 apps and scoring 34 goals throughout 5 years spent there. He won the Belgian Pro League twice, the Belgian Cup once and the Supercup twice.
He moved briefly to Benfica in August 2011, playing 32 matches and winning the Portuguese League Cup before moving onto FC Zenit for a transfer fee of €40 million.
Since 2012, he has made more than 70 appearances and scored 11 goals, taking one of the key roles in Zenit St. Petersburg team, but with no significant club success.