- KNVB appoint afzwaaiende Van der Vaart and Kuijt to bondsridder
KNVB appoint afzwaaiende Van der Vaart and Kuijt to bondsridder
13 October 2018 23:08
Rafael van der Vaart and Dirk Kuijt have after the victory of Orange on Germany in the Nations League (3-0) said goodbye to the Dutch public. Both ex-internationals were by the KNVB appointed bondsridder.
Both Van der Vaart as Kuijt received a standing ovation in the Johan Cruijff ArenA. Back Michael van Praag gave them a golden bowl and an Orange-shirts.
The 35-year-old Van der Vaart is still active in the Danish Esbjerg fB and was since 6 October 2001 international call. Andorra was with 4-0 records in the world cup qualification. Almost five years ago, on 19 november 2013, the midfielder against Colombia (0-0) for the last time in action for Oranje.