Jasper Cillessen
Personal information
Date of birth : 22 April 1989
Age : 29
Place of birth : Groesbeek
Playing position : Goalkeeper
Eredivisie player
2010-2011 NEC Nijmegen‎
2011→ AFC Ajax‎
Netherlands player

Jasper Cillessen is a Dutch goalkeeper who since 2011 plays for Ajax.

Cillessen made his senior football debut in 2010 with NEC. He played so well he was voted the man of the match. At the end of the 2010/11 season, Cillessen was awarded Gelderland footballer of the year.

In the summer of 2011, Cillessen transferred to Ajax. In the 2012/13 season, he made his European debut with Ajax competing in the UEFA Champions League.

In 2013 Cillessen made his debut in the Dutch national team. Cillessen was selected in the Netherlands' squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and given the number 1 jersey. He started in every match and with 4 clean sheets, took Oranje to 3rd place.