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Record international Sneijder swings in the 134th game in Orange

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Record international Sneijder swings in the 134th game in Orange

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Published:
06 september, 2018 22:08
06-09-18 22:08

Last update:
06 september, 2018 22:17
06-09-18 22:17

Wesley Sneijder has Thursday night in his 134th international said goodbye to as international Orange. The 34-year-old midfielder did as agreed one hour in the practice duel between the Netherlands and Peru.

During his afscheidsinterland wore Sneijder aanvoerdersband and he was after something more than 60 minutes in a 1-1-stand to the side achieved. Under loud applause he was replaced by Quincy Promes. The match started at 20.45 hours and is still working.

Sneijder, who since the winter for the Qatari Al-Gharafa suits, made in march, announced that he will stop if international. The Utrechter took that decision in consultation with coach Ronald Koeman, who with younger players to the european CHAMPIONSHIP of 2020 will work.

His first international match played Sneijder in april 2003, as an eighteen-year-old against Portugal. Then he made the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2004, 2008 and 2012 and world cup 2006, 2010 and 2014. He scored 31 times for Orange.

At the 2010 world cup in South Africa urged the Dutch national team, partly due to five matches of the Season to the finals, in which Spain with 1-0 was too strong. Four years later, he was with Orange third at the world cup in Brazil.


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