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Marc Angéle Vanderlinden or van der Linden (born 4 February 1964 in Merksem) is a Belgian former footballer.

Marc van der Linden
Personal information
Full name Marc Angéle Vanderlinden
Date of birth (1964-02-04) 4 February 1964 (age 55)
Place of birth Merksem, Belgium
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1989 Royal Antwerp 211 (85)
1989–1991 R.S.C. Anderlecht 40 (15)
1991–1994 K.A.A. Gent 65 (18)
1994 Ironi Rishon-Lezion 13 (4)
1995 Hapoel Herzliya F.C. 11 (2)
1995–1997 K. Beerschot V.A.C. 36 (5)
National team
1983–1990 Belgium 19 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He began his career with his local side SC Merksem before moving to Royal Antwerp FC in 1982. After seven seasons with the club he moved to R.S.C. Anderlecht in 1989 before joining K.A.A. Gent two years later. In 1995, he moved to Israel to play for Hapoel Ironi Rishon LeZion F.C. and then Hapoel Herzliya F.C. before returning to his original club in 1997. Van der Linden continued to play for Merksem until 2002 when he retired. He also played 19 times for the Belgium national football team, scoring nine goals and appearing in the 1990 FIFA World Cup.

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