The KNVB is now each year to say goodbye to players that their interlandloopbaan terminated. In even years the bond that for male internationals, in odd-numbered years for the players of the Oranjevrouwen.
That makes the KNVB Monday known, at the same time with the news about Wesley Sneijder on 6 september afscheidsduel. The record international may against Peru, his 134th match for the Orange and play on the field afzwaaien.
On Saturday, October 13, at the match against Germany in the Johan Cruijff Arena for the UEFA Nations League, the KNVB other stopped internationals in the limelight.
“We want to be in this manner appropriate to say goodbye to our internationals,” says Jean Paul Decossaux, commercial director at the KNVB. “It is a tradition that we will always respect.”
“The KNVB is on behalf of all football fans that our key players, because those are the internationals, as an end to their career in Orange earn. It is a tribute to what they brought to us. So we have to deal with the men and women who have given us such pleasure it provides.”
Sneijder gets in september final contest in Orange against Peru
Wall of Fame
The KNVB makes in the final contest, a distinction between players with less than fifty competitions, players with fifty to one hundred international matches, and players with more than a hundred international match.
On the KNVB Campus in Zeist is a Wall of Fame made to the stopped internationals to honor. All of the internationals will also receive a keepsake. “Depending on their status as international, they received a package accolades to their career in Orange,” writes the KNVB.
Orange plays this season still two friendly international matches. On 31 may, and against Slovakia and on 4 June in Turin against Italy. Which two countries did, just like the Netherlands not to qualify for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS next summer in Russia.