Following his departure to chelsea Joël Veltman walked – especially by the flute concerto by his valbeurt against sc Heerenveen – like a beaten boxer through the catacombs of the ArenA, but was manmoedig to talk to the press. “What was the reason that I have not played? That you need to the trainer questions. It is up to me to show that I improve.”
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It was him that at first he didn’t pay too much attention wanted to spend on the fans, which he had coined. “The clapping of the people when I hot walked, I found more beautiful than the singing. That it happens, is a shame. I know also that I must bring.”
In a general sense, he wanted to have something to say about the most critical supporters of the Netherlands. “This is not the first time, no. It is a shame, a great shame that it happens. You see what happens when they do get behind their club. It could be a good result”, that he meant on the resounding victory, that matches of The, Nicolas Tagliafico, Donny van de Beek and David Neres. “Whether that attitude ever changes, I don’t know. I hope the boys”, hinting that it is itself in each case at a departure.
To that later in a slotzinnetje again. “No, mr. Koeman has me, it does not explain why I am not pre-selected. But that’s not necessary. I’m perhaps of the old guard. If you’re not on the list, then you hear not with them. In the Netherlands you get sometimes explanation, but in the foreign country. That I can prepare…”