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Patrick and Justin Kluivert tenth father and son in the Dutch national team

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Justin Kluivert is by subbing Monday night in the friendly against Portugal the tenth player ever to as Orange-international follows in the footsteps of his father.

The 18-year-old Ajax attacker came in Geneva after 78 minutes in the field for Memphis Depay after fourteen years, again a Kluivert in the Dutch national team. Father Patrick Kluivert played in 2004 against Ireland, his 79th and last international match.

The new coach Ronald Koeman, who from 1983 to 1994 international was, had been a father in Orange played, but it stayed with Martin Koeman for one international game in 1964 against Austria. Ronalds brother Erwin Koeman carried 31 times for the Orange-shirt.

Steven Berghuis, who was also selected for the training duels with England and Portugal, in 2016 against Ireland, the last international, which is following in the footsteps came from his father. Frank Berghuis did in 1989 57 minutes against Brazil.

Daley Blind, currently injured, with Danny Blind, a father who as a player (42 international matches) and as a coach (17 national football team) Orange pulled out.


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