Twenty years after ’Staelens’ is ’Kluivert’ back on the grass of Stade de France

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Pierluigi Collina shows Patrick Kluivert the red card.

Kluivert senior started on 10 June 1998 in the basiself of Orange in Saint-Denis the first team contest of the world cup against Belgium, completing it. With a header of the goal line was removed and a handsome ’voorassist’ on a great chance for Dennis Bergkamp dropped the striker after peace expressly apply against the Belgians.

The basiself of Orange during the conscious world cup match against Belgium. Standing from left: Edwin van der Sar, Clarence Seedorf, Jaap Stam, Phillip Cocu, Ronald de Boer and Marc Overmars. Crouching down, Arthur Numan, Jerrel Hasselbaink, Patrick Kluivert, Aron Winter and Frank de Boer.

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A provocation of Lorenzo Staelens gave Kluivert ten minutes before time, however, a red card. Referee Pierluigi Collina had the event itself is not observed, but was by his assistant alerted that Kluivert Staelens a tap with his elbow had given them. The Italian sent Kluivert, without a doubt, of the field, after which the attacker groepsduels with South Korea and Mexico as well as the quarter-final against Yugoslavia on the side remained.

The elbow strike from Patrick Kluivert against Lorenzo Staelens.

Justin Kluivert was during the world cup in 1998 (where his dad eventually still incredibly important, with stunning goals against Argentina and Brazil) are not yet born, but hopes fervently that coach Ronald Koeman him Sunday night speelminuten. Koeman was during the world cup of 1998 assistant of the former coach Guus Hiddink


In march of this year, the current keuzeheer Kluivert junior debut for Oranje in a friendly match with Portugal. Last Thursday against Peru earned the attacker, who this summer moved from Ajax to AS Roma, his second cap. Perhaps there is on the grass where his father’s memorable footsteps, for Justin Kluivert Sunday evening a nice moment to play.

Justin Kluivert (background) looks on what Ray Sandoval of Peru has a plan.

Incidentally, it turned Patrick Kluivert with Orange again return back to the Stade de France. In the preparation for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2014, when Kluivert as assistant of Louis van Gaal, lost to the Dutch team with 2-0 of France.

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