Dedryck Boyata

Squad No. 20
Date of Birth November 28, 1990
Age 30
Height 188cm
Team
Position Defender
Birthplace Brussel
Previous Clubs Celtic

Dedryck Anga Boyata (born 28 November 1990) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back or right-back for German club Hertha BSC and the Belgium national team.

He made his senior debut with Manchester City in 2010, and was their Young Player of the Year for 2009–10. For the 2011–12 season he was loaned to Bolton Wanderers, and for the first half of 2012–13 he was at FC Twente. In 2015, he moved to Celtic for around £1.5 million.

On 19 May 2019 it was announced that he would join Hertha BSC.

Boyata has been capped by Belgium at youth and senior level, making his senior debut in 2010. He was part of their squad that came third at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

In May 2019, Boyata joined Hertha BSC on a free transfer. Boyata scored his first goal for his new club on 29 September 2019, completing the scoring in a 4–0 victory over 1. FC Köln.