Wesley Sneijder (33) gets an official afscheidsduel to Orange and will his record be tightened to 134 competitions.
Wesley Sneijder is once again in action in the shirt of Orange.
The some players in the Johan Cruijff ArenA on september 6, with Peru will largely be in the character of the afzwaaien of the midfielder.
The KNVB is happy that the a beautiful farewell has been able to arrange. “Sneijder is his dream farewell; football boots while playing for his country, said goodbye, taking in the stadium where he made many memories, farewell, taking his audience with a real international match. Exactly the way he wanted to.”
Sneijder himself is also very happy. “I’m really happy with what’s going to happen now. This is the farewell as I was in a dream, similar to such as Podolski that the Germans did. Just: say goodbye in a competition, in a team that to me is dear, and in a place that is close to me. I can’t wait until september 6. I had this to be honest, a bit expected. This was both the KNVB and myself very happy. Well, then there’s usually. And you see that it happens. I am the KNVB are truly thankful for. A better farewell could not.”
Sneijder had initially hoped to march in the friendly with England (1-0 defeat) leave at one, but newly-appointed coach Ronald Koeman didn’t want his first international match in the character of a party. In joint consultation, then searched for another appropriate time, which now is found.
“Something like this must of course fit in the program of the coach. But the intention of our record international this farewell offer was made in all subjects immediately after his retirement, he established,” said Nico-Jan ‘ director of professional football at the KNVB. “Ultimately, it led to the appointment order, on september 6, all to coincide. Wesley deserves this, since everyone was already long over. And now, against Peru, we are all happy with it. This is a special moment in the history of Orange and in the career of Wesley.”
Sneijder is currently out for Al-Gharafa in Qatar. He was with Orange active on the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2004, 2008 and 2012 and world cup 2006, 2010 and 2014. Those last two tournaments were his most successful. In 2010 in South Africa, handed the Utrechter, with the Dutch national team to the finals, where they lost to Spain (1-0). With five goals, he was shared top scorer of the tournament. In 2014, he conquered with Orange bronze.
If clubvoetballer played Sneijder for Ajax, Real Madrid, Internazionale, Galatasaray and OGC Nice.