Dries Mertens Get to know the 32-year old football player Dries Mertens, before he got famous (e.g. PSV Eindhoven). IMDB reports 2014 FIFA World Cup (TV Series) was Dries Mertens's first TV appearance in 2014. BirthdayMay 6, 1987NationalityBelgianName in PassportDries MertensEthnicityBelgian (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)Ethnic category/Race(?)WhiteSexuality - Gay or NayStraightHis home town is Leuven, Belgium. He is of Belgian ethnicity. Dries Mertens was born on May 6, 1987 on a Wednesday. Read: 19 Celebrity childhood Homes Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance Share your real life experiences with Dries Mertens here and rate your meeting! Correct our wiki/bio - is he not gay or straight or of different heritage? Let us know!