“As a central defender, it’s a great honor to be voted “Player of the Month”, because it’s not that often. It proves that my time in Reims is successful and appreciated. The captain’s armband (which I wear when Yunis Abdelhamid is not there) is also a great proof of confidence. It doesn’t change much in my behavior because I always talk to my teammates to encourage them, but it’s also fun.”
To be captain of the Devils one day I don’t even dare to think about it
In all the teams where he has been, Wout has worn the captain’s armband, whether in Youth League with Anderlecht (1/2 final in 2016, at the U17 World Cup Belgians in Chile (Bronze medal in 2015), or with the imps (21 games).
“To be a leader, c’is probably something I have in me. And it’s accepted by my teammates so it’s good”.
We then tease him by suggesting that the next captain of the Devils, after Eden Hazardit could be him :”Nno, that, I’m not saying, we’re going to do it step by step, like for my career so far. But it would be the greatest honour, of course.”.