- The career of Rafael van der Vaart in a nutshell
The career of Rafael van der Vaart in a nutshell
05 november, 2018 17:52
After twenty seasons, 109 international matches and eight of clubs is the career of Rafael van der Vaart is over. The career of a rasvoetballer in a nutshell.
Ajax: The breakthrough of the “New Johan Cruyff’ (2000-2005)
Rafael van der Vaart break, exactly at the right moment. Ajax and actually the whole of the Netherlands acts of its own accord around the turn of the century to new football talent. The Amsterdam club is five years after winning the Champions League, become a team full of strangers and moderate Dutch. In Orange is the generation, with Marc Overmars, the de amandine & louis, Jaap Stam, Patrick Kluivert and Edgar Davids about his peak and well on the way to the world CHAMPIONSHIP of 2002 to be missed.
And then there was, therefore, Van der Vaart, the oldest of the batch, with Arjen Robben, Wesley Sneijder and Robin van Persie. He is the first that breaks through and therefore perhaps the one that is on the highest pedestal is placed. Rafael Ferdinand van der Vaart Phenomenon is called the first book about him comes out, as a reference to the book Cruijff Hendrik Johannes Phenomenon in 1972.