|Date of birth :||16 February 1985|
|Place of birth :||Hensbroek|
|Playing position :||Centre back|
Ron Vlaar is a Dutch footballer who plays preferably centrally in defense.
In the 2004/05 season at the age of 20, Vlaar made his Eredivisie debut with AZ. With AZ participating in the UEFA Cup, it was also his European debut. Because of injuries, Vlaar played only 3 Eredivisie matches and 2 UEFA Cup matches in this debut season.
In the 2005/06 winter transfer window, Vlaar signed with Feyenoord. In the 2011/2012 season, Vlaar was appointed captain with Feyenoord, leading them to 2nd place in Eredivisie.
In 2005, only a few months after his debut as a professional footballer, Vlaar made his debut in the Dutch national team. Vlaar became a regular member of the national team with Euro 2012. In the World Cup 2014 Vlaar played all 7 matches, helping Netherlands avoid losing any of the matches in normal time.